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    Ukraine pulls troops out of strategic rail hub Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukraine pulls troops out of strategic rail hub Debaltseve

    Russia-backed separatists reported taking hundreds of soldiers captive as they continued their onslaught on the strategic railroad junction. …read more Source: Toronto...

    EU Preparing to Move Against Gazprom
    Feb18

    EU Preparing to Move Against Gazprom

    European Union authorities will soon move ahead with a long-running antimonopoly case against Russian energy giant Gazprom despite the crisis raging in the Ukraine, European Union competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said in an interview …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)
    Feb18

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)

    Here is what you need to know. Greece will reportedly ask for a loan extension. Time is of the essence as Greece’s current bailout program is scheduled to end on February 28. An agreement could buy as much as six months time. Meanwhile, Greek bond prices are up with the 3-year yield falling to 17.12%, down -112 basis points. Ukraine is...

    Fighting continues for Ukraine town
    Feb18

    Fighting continues for Ukraine town

    A strategic railroad hub in eastern Ukraine remained the focus of bitter fighting Wednesday, despite an agreed ceasefire between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine troops withdrawing from embattled Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukraine troops withdrawing from embattled Debaltseve

    read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Jeb Bush’s Foreign Policy Plan: More Military Spending Will ‘Encourage Peace’
    Feb18

    Jeb Bush’s Foreign Policy Plan: More Military Spending Will ‘Encourage Peace’

    WASHINGTON — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will lay out a vision of American foreign policy on Wednesday aimed at pushing his nascent 2016 presidential campaign out of the shadow of his father and brother, two former presidents who waged overseas wars. “I love my father and my brother … But I am my own man –- and my views are shaped by...

    Ukrainian forces pull back in fight for Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukrainian forces pull back in fight for Debaltseve

    Ukraine has pulled most of its troops out of the fight for the key railway junction of Debaltseve. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Ukrainian President: Troops Are Withdrawing From Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukrainian President: Troops Are Withdrawing From Debaltseve

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine—Ukraine has pulled most of its troops out of Debaltseve, the president confirmed Wednesday. Dozens of troops were seen retreating and Russia-backed separatists reported taking hundreds of soldiers captive as they continued their onslaught on the strategic railroad junction in eastern Ukraine. The army has withdrawn out 80...

    FP’s Situation Report: Islamic State victory in Libya is no sure thing; What can get done at Obama’s terror summit?; Syrian rebels call in U.S. airstrikes; and much more from around the world.
    Feb18

    FP’s Situation Report: Islamic State victory in Libya is no sure thing; What can get done at Obama’s terror summit?; Syrian rebels call in U.S. airstrikes; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat An Islamic State victory in Libya is far from certain. The terror group moved across Iraq and Syria with ease. But after drawing heat for beheading Egyptians, the path to take Libya is much more difficult. FP’s Kate Brannen and Keith Johnson: “The Islamic State’s success in Iraq and Syria was fueled...

    Ukrainian troops withdraw from rail junction in Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukrainian troops withdraw from rail junction in Debaltseve

    Ukraine has pulled most of its troops out of Debaltseve, the president confirmed Wednesday. Dozens of troops were seen retreating and Russia-backed separatists reported taking hundreds of soldiers captive as they continued their onslaught on the strategic railroad junction in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Los Angeles...