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    Kiev hopeful of Russia gas discounts, more talks next month
    Mar21

    Kiev hopeful of Russia gas discounts, more talks next month

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Saturday said it hoped to secure a discount on Russian gas imports following tripartite talks with the European Union, which are due to resume in Berlin next month.”The Ukrainian side hopes that the price will be $250 per 1,000 cubic metres in the second quarter,” said Volodymyr Demchyshyn,...

    Confidence in Ukraine’s Cease-Fire Hurt by Arms Violations
    Mar21

    Confidence in Ukraine’s Cease-Fire Hurt by Arms Violations

    NOVOAMVROSIIVSKE, Ukraine— With cameras and clipboards in hands, teams of blue-jacketed international observers drive around the muddy countryside of eastern Ukraine looking for rocket launchers and artillery. Their task is to verify whether government troops and Russian-backed rebel forces are removing heavy weapons from the front line in...

    Ukraine’s cease-fire deal hurt by deception
    Mar21

    Ukraine’s cease-fire deal hurt by deception

    Evidence is emerging that the warring Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed rebels are violating a cease-fire agreement to pull back heavy weaponry from the front line. …read more Source: CTV...

    Confidence in Ukraine’s cease-fire hurt by arms violations
    Mar21

    Confidence in Ukraine’s cease-fire hurt by arms violations

    NOVOAMVROSIIVSKE, Ukraine (AP) — With cameras and clipboards in hands, teams of blue-jacketed international observers drive around the muddy countryside of eastern Ukraine looking for rocket launchers and artillery. …read more Source: U.S....

    Confidence in Ukraine’s cease-fire hurt by arms violations
    Mar21

    Confidence in Ukraine’s cease-fire hurt by arms violations

    By MSTYSLAV CHERNOV and PETER LEONARD read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Confidence in Ukraine’s cease-fire hurt by arms violations
    Mar21

    Confidence in Ukraine’s cease-fire hurt by arms violations

    With cameras and clipboards in hands, teams of blue-jacketed international observers drive around the muddy countryside of eastern Ukraine looking for rocket launchers and artillery. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Confidence in Ukraine’s cease-fire hurt by arms violations
    Mar21

    Confidence in Ukraine’s cease-fire hurt by arms violations

    On Friday, a group of inspectors in rebel territory traveled from Donetsk to Novoamvrosiivske, a village near the Russian border where AP journalists on Feb. 26 followed four trucks carrying Grad launchers to a cement factory. In that same cement factory, monitors scrutinized dozens of tanks, rocket launchers and howitzers, eyeing serial plates,...

    Have the heavy weapons really been pulled back? Ukraine’s cease-fire deal hurt by deception
    Mar21

    Have the heavy weapons really been pulled back? Ukraine’s cease-fire deal hurt by deception

    With cameras and clipboards in hands, teams of blue-jacketed international observers drive around the muddy countryside of eastern Ukraine looking for rocket launchers and artillery. …read more Source: FOX...

    Georgians hit by fallout from trouble in Russia, Ukraine
    Mar21

    Georgians hit by fallout from trouble in Russia, Ukraine

    TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — For Mariam Matiashvili, Georgia’s crumbling tourist trade is a health risk. …read more Source: U.S....

    Georgians hit by fallout from trouble in Russia, Ukraine
    Mar21

    Georgians hit by fallout from trouble in Russia, Ukraine

    The 64-year-old woman spends much of her meager pension of 150 lari ($68) a month on medicine and has long lived off selling cheap jewelry at a flea market to tourists, mainly from Russia and Ukraine. […] the number of visitors is shrinking due to the economic crisis in those countries and people like her in this former Soviet republic are...