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    EU president warns of new sanctions for Russia if Ukraine peace deal collapses
    Feb25

    EU president warns of new sanctions for Russia if Ukraine peace deal collapses

    European Union President Donald Tusk warns that the EU will not hesitate to impose new punishment on the separatists and Russia if the latest Ukraine peace deal collapses. …read more Source: Global...

    No Ukraine Deaths In Last 24 Hours, As Kiev Requests Weapons From Washington
    Feb25

    No Ukraine Deaths In Last 24 Hours, As Kiev Requests Weapons From Washington

    For the first time since a ceasefire came into effect on Feb. 15, and in fact for the first time in several weeks, Ukrainian officials reported Wednesday that there had been no deaths in East Ukraine over the previous 24-hour period. …read more Source: International Business...

    Putin threatens Ukraine with gas cutoff
    Feb25

    Putin threatens Ukraine with gas cutoff

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    Against ‘Muscular Foreign Policy’
    Feb25

    Against ‘Muscular Foreign Policy’

    DVIDSHUB/Flickr Newspaper editors, lend me your ears: Please, never allow the phrase “muscular foreign policy” to blight your pages again. Yesterday, Jonathan Martin and Jeremy W. Peters of The New York Times used variations of it three times in a single article. Republican presidential candidates, they declared, “are “scrambling to outmuscle one...

    Putin threatens to cut gas to Ukraine as showdowns shift to economy
    Feb25

    Putin threatens to cut gas to Ukraine as showdowns shift to economy

    MOSCOW — Ukraine’s showdowns with Moscow deepened Wednesday as Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened to cut off natural gas within days, displaying the Kremlin’s economic leverage even amid efforts to quiet fighting in eastern Ukraine.Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Putin’s cold war: Kremlin threatens Ukraine with gas cutoff
    Feb25

    Putin’s cold war: Kremlin threatens Ukraine with gas cutoff

    President Vladimir Putin has warned that Russia will cut gas supplies to Ukraine if it fails to pay in advance for future deliveries.Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russia’s Putin Threatens To Cut Off Shipment Of Gas Supplies To Ukraine
    Feb25

    Russia’s Putin Threatens To Cut Off Shipment Of Gas Supplies To Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has warned that Russia will cut gas supplies to Ukraine if it fails to pay in advance for future deliveries. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Moscow Court Hands ‘Death Sentence’ to Hunger-Striking Ukrainian MP
    Feb25

    Moscow Court Hands ‘Death Sentence’ to Hunger-Striking Ukrainian MP

    An appeals court in Moscow today refused to bring forward the trial date of the Ukrainian MP Nadiya Savchenko, who has been on hunger strike for over 70 days. The ruling could mean that Savchenko will die in pretrial detention, and her campaigners have slammed the decision as effectively being a “death sentence”. Russia charged Savchenko, 33,...

    Ukraine crisis: Should Canada push the West to provide weapons?
    Feb25

    Ukraine crisis: Should Canada push the West to provide weapons?

    Before brokering the latest sputtering ceasefire, German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned the hawks, both in Washington and across the Ukrainian diaspora, about arming Kyiv’s forces to battle Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: National...

    Cyprus signs military deal with Russia
    Feb25

    Cyprus signs military deal with Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) – Cyprus on Wednesday signed a deal with Russia allowing its navy ships to make regular port calls on the island. The deal with European Union member Cyprus, which also hosts British military bases, comes amid Russia-West tensions over Ukraine, the worst since the Cold War times. Russian … …read more Source: The...