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    Poland will not send lethal weapons to Ukraine
    Feb10

    Poland will not send lethal weapons to Ukraine

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak says Poland will not send lethal weapons to Ukraine but says there is little optimism in… …read more Source:...

    Poland will not send lethal weapons to Ukraine
    Feb10

    Poland will not send lethal weapons to Ukraine

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak says Poland will not send lethal weapons to Ukraine but says there is little optimism in the west about the outcome of peace negotiations. In interviews for Polish media Tuesday, Siemoniak said Poland has supplied the military in neighboring Ukraine with some 17 million zlotys (4 million...

    Pro-Ukraine Forces Report Gains Against Rebels
    Feb10

    Pro-Ukraine Forces Report Gains Against Rebels

    Pro-government forces reported making gains in rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, ahead of a key summit aimed at ending the unrest. The Azov Battalion, a pro-Kyiv volunteer paramilitary group, said via Facebook it captured several villages during an offensive toward the border town of Novoazovsk. Kyiv military spokesmen said early Tuesday at...

    At least 12 killed in latest Ukraine fighting
    Feb10

    At least 12 killed in latest Ukraine fighting

    Kiev (AFP) – At least seven Ukrainian soldiers and five civilians have been killed in the latest fighting in the east of the country, including in battleground town Debaltseve, Kiev and rebels said on Tuesday.”Seven soldiers were killed and 23 wounded in fighting and attacks on their positions,” military spokesman Vladislav...

    The 10 most important things in the world right now
    Feb10

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know for Tuesday. 1. Greece’s radical government will ask for a “bridge” agreement until a wider debt deal can be negotiated in September when it meets with eurozone partners on Wednesday. 2. A senior government official says the mysterious death of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman...

    Ukrainian forces launch offensive near Mariupol, east Ukraine: Kiev
    Feb10

    Ukrainian forces launch offensive near Mariupol, east Ukraine: Kiev

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian national guard has launched an offensive against pro-Russian separatists near the southeastern port city of… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian army reportedly on advance in eastern Ukraine
    Feb10

    Ukrainian army reportedly on advance in eastern Ukraine

    Government forces on Tuesday reported a counter-offensive in rebel-held eastern Ukraine, while the rebels said they were successful in surrounding Ukrainian troops at a strategic railway junction. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukrainian army reports gains in eastern Ukraine
    Feb10

    Ukrainian army reports gains in eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Government forces on Tuesday reported a counter-offensive in rebel-held eastern Ukraine, while the rebels said they were… …read more Source:...

    Big debt, high stakes
    Feb10

    Big debt, high stakes

    It’s a day of meetings, meetings, meetings – and contemplating massive amounts of debt. China’s inflation numbers this morning show a slowdown in consumer prices, and yet another drop in factory prices. As China contemplates deflation, the stakes are huge. They’re not the only one facing big risks today: as the political...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko asks parliament to agree to dismiss prosecutor
    Feb10

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko asks parliament to agree to dismiss prosecutor

    Deputies, activists and the country’s Western backers have regularly accused the prosecutor’s office of failing to tackle corruption and roll out reforms …read more Source: The Globe and...