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    The new Economist cover says it all
    Feb12

    The new Economist cover says it all

    As Vladimir Putin engaged in marathon peace negotiations with Germany, France, and Ukraine in the capital of Belarus, Russian tanks were allegedly rolling into Ukraine. So as a inherently flawed peace deal is in place, the circumstances surrounding the agreement say a lot more than the “glimmer of hope” provided by the latest...

    Minsk Memes: Two Dictators, Two Presidents, A Chancellor, And A Chair
    Feb12

    Minsk Memes: Two Dictators, Two Presidents, A Chancellor, And A Chair

    Most of the negotiations in Minsk for Ukraine’s future happened behind closed doors. But when the doors briefly opened, journalists took what they could get — a barking reporter, a Ukraine-Russia scowl-off, and a possible battle between the leaders of Russia and Belarus over a chair. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Peace Possible: Russia, Ukraine Reach Deal
    Feb12

    Peace Possible: Russia, Ukraine Reach Deal

    MINSK, Belarus—Guns will fall silent, heavy weapons will pull back from the front, and Ukraine will trade a broad autonomy for the east for control of the Russian border by the end of the year under a peace deal hammered out Thursday in all-night negotiations between Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany The deal was full of potential pitfalls,...

    Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal; cease-fire Sunday
    Feb12

    Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal; cease-fire Sunday

    By YURAS KARMANAU read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal; cease-fire Sunday
    Feb12

    Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal; cease-fire Sunday

    Guns will fall silent, heavy weapons will pull back from the front, and Ukraine will trade a broad autonomy for the east to get back control of its Russian border by the end of this year under a peace deal hammered out… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Markets rise on hopes for Ukraine, sanguine about Greece
    Feb12

    Markets rise on hopes for Ukraine, sanguine about Greece

    By KEN SWEET read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Markets rise on hopes for Ukraine, sanguine about Greece
    Feb12

    Markets rise on hopes for Ukraine, sanguine about Greece

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were slightly lower in early trading Wednesday. Investors have their focus turned to Europe, where an emergency meeting of European finance ministers will address Greece’s appeal for more generous bailout conditions. Energy stocks were among the biggest decliners as the price of oil, once again, fell. …read...

    Ukraine ceasefire agreement could finally allow for the Mistral warship deal
    Feb12

    Ukraine ceasefire agreement could finally allow for the Mistral warship deal

    The apparent success in negotiations over a ceasefire agreement for Ukraine could lead France to grant permission for the delivery of Mistral-class warships to Russia “as early as next week”, according to Russian media. Independent newswire Interfax quotes a military-diplomatic source as saying that the agreement of the ceasefire deal...

    Marathon talks result in Ukraine peace deal
    Feb12

    Marathon talks result in Ukraine peace deal

    The deal, however, requires the Ukrainian parliament to give wide powers to the eastern regions as a condition for restoring Ukraine’s full control over the border. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Leaders agree to Ukraine peace deal after marathon talks
    Feb12

    Leaders agree to Ukraine peace deal after marathon talks

    A previous peace deal agreed in Minsk has failed to quell the violence. …read more Source: USA...