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    Western sanctions inflict increasing toll on Russian economy
    Feb24

    Western sanctions inflict increasing toll on Russian economy

    As Ukraine sinks ever deeper into dual existential crises — territorial and financial — hawkish calls for arming Kiev against pro-Russian rebels are growing louder. Pundits are increasingly frustrated at Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ability to… …read more Source: The...

    Rebels say weapons pullback beginning in Ukraine
    Feb24

    Rebels say weapons pullback beginning in Ukraine

    Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine say they have begun a large-scale pullback of heavy weapons in line with an international peace plan that aims to form a wide buffer zone between separatists’ and Ukrainian forces’ artillery. …read more Source: CTV...

    Gazprom Threaten Natural Gas Deliveries to Ukraine
    Feb24

    Gazprom Threaten Natural Gas Deliveries to Ukraine

    Russia’s state gas firm OAO Gazprom said it would halt deliveries of natural gas to Ukraine in two days time when volumes that Kiev has paid for run out, posing “serious risks” to gas transit to Europe. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Heavy-weapons pullback in east Ukraine has begun, rebels claim
    Feb24

    Heavy-weapons pullback in east Ukraine has begun, rebels claim

    Rebels in the neighbouring separatist Lugansk region also said a pullback was taking place …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russian-backed rebels say Ukraine weapons pullback starts
    Feb24

    Russian-backed rebels say Ukraine weapons pullback starts

    Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine said Tuesday they have begun a large-scale pullback of heavy weapons in line with an international peace plan that aims to form a wide buffer zone between separatists’ and Ukrainian forces’ artillery. …read more Source:...

    Gazprom threats to cut Ukrainian gas supplies
    Feb24

    Gazprom threats to cut Ukrainian gas supplies

    Daniel J. GraeberMOSCOW, Feb. 24 (UPI) — Russian energy company Gazprom said Tuesday it may halt natural gas deliveries to Ukraine within two days because of late payments. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine rebels claim to have begun weapons pullback; no immediate confirmation
    Feb24

    Ukraine rebels claim to have begun weapons pullback; no immediate confirmation

    Howitzers were moving away from the largest rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine, heading further into separatist-controlled territory, and the rebels said they have begun a large-scale pullback of heavy weapons in line with an international peace plan. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine rebels claim weapons pullback begins
    Feb24

    Ukraine rebels claim weapons pullback begins

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine said Tuesday they have begun a large-scale pullback of heavy weapons in line with an international peace plan that aims to form a wide buffer zone between separatists’ and Ukrainian forces’ artillery. The claim by Eduard Basurin, a top rebel commander, … …read...

    Ukrainian rebels claim they are beginning heavy weapons pullback
    Feb24

    Ukrainian rebels claim they are beginning heavy weapons pullback

    KIEV, Ukraine – Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine said Tuesday they have begun a large-scale pullback of heavy weapons in line with an international peace plan that aims to form a wide buffer zone between separatists’ and Ukrainian forces’ artillery. The claim by Eduard Basurin, a top rebel commander, couldn’t immediately...

    Poland’s Sikorski says Putin has ‘lost Ukraine’
    Feb24

    Poland’s Sikorski says Putin has ‘lost Ukraine’

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s Parliament speaker says that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s support of separatists in eastern Ukraine has… …read more Source:...