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    Ukraine will start pulling back heavy weapons in the east
    Feb26

    Ukraine will start pulling back heavy weapons in the east

    Russia-backed rebels sit on an armored transporter driving to the airport outside Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Ukrainian troops held captive in the separatist stronghold of Done… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Russia Has Cut Gas Supplies, Says Ukraine’s Naftogaz
    Feb26

    Russia Has Cut Gas Supplies, Says Ukraine’s Naftogaz

    The CEO of Naftogaz, Ukraine’s state-owned natural gas company, said he had withheld prepayment for March gas payments to Russia because of a cut in contracted gas supplies by OAO Gazprom since Feb. 22. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    NATO Chief Tells Russia To Get Arms Out Of Ukraine
    Feb26

    NATO Chief Tells Russia To Get Arms Out Of Ukraine

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says Russia should withdraw some 1,000 items of military equipment that it has in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Situation in Ukraine Is …
    Feb26

    The Situation in Ukraine Is …

    … “getting worse every day” and Western efforts to deter Russian intervention are having little effect … Read more at The Weekly Standard …read more Source:...

    EU, U.S. Call On Russia To Release Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko
    Feb26

    EU, U.S. Call On Russia To Release Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko

    The European Union and the United States have issued fresh calls on Russia to release hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Ukraine government is set to withdraw ‘heavy weapons’ from the front line
    Feb26

    The Ukraine government is set to withdraw ‘heavy weapons’ from the front line

    The Ukraine Defence Ministry has confirmed reports that the government is preparing to withdraw heavy artillery from the front lines on Thursday…. …read more Source:...

    Russian-backed rebels in Ukraine may keep Russian gas supply
    Feb26

    Russian-backed rebels in Ukraine may keep Russian gas supply

    Russia’s Kremlin-controlled Gazprom says it will exempt gas supplies to rebel-held regions from its main contract with Ukrainian Naftogaz, days before Kyiv uses up gas volumes it has already paid for. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine will now start actually pulling back heavy weapons as required by cease-fire agreement, military says
    Feb26

    Ukraine will now start actually pulling back heavy weapons as required by cease-fire agreement, military says

    Implementation of that deal is being overseen by an almost 600 person-strong team from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukraine to start pulling back heavy weapons in the east
    Feb26

    Ukraine to start pulling back heavy weapons in the east

    Ukraine’s military said it would start pulling back its heavy weapons Thursday from the front line with Russian-backed separatists as required under a cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Hints It Will Give Free Gas To Eastern Ukraine, Cut Off Kiev
    Feb26

    Russia Hints It Will Give Free Gas To Eastern Ukraine, Cut Off Kiev

    Russia’s state-run natural gas supplier Gazprom said Thursday it could continue to supply rebel-held areas in eastern Ukraine with gas while cutting off the rest of the country by the end of the week if Kiev did not pay up front for future supplies. The Russian government could go as far as to supply gas to eastern Ukraine for free, said...