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    Ukraine claims to pull back weapons as Saturday deadline is reached
    Mar07

    Ukraine claims to pull back weapons as Saturday deadline is reached

    Ukraine’s military says it is completing its pullback of heavy weapons under the terms of a peace agreement aimed at ending the war with separatist rebels that has killed more than 6,000 people. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine Claims Completing Weapons Pullback
    Mar07

    Ukraine Claims Completing Weapons Pullback

    Ukraine claims it is completing weapons pullback; rebels say they’re already done …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine claims completing weapons pullback
    Mar07

    Ukraine claims completing weapons pullback

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s military says it is completing its pullback of heavy weapons under the terms of a peace agreement aimed at… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine claims completing weapons pullback
    Mar07

    Ukraine claims completing weapons pullback

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s military says it is completing its pullback of heavy weapons under the terms of a peace agreement aimed at ending the war with separatist rebels that has killed more than 6,000 people. An internationally brokered agreement calls for both sides to create a buffer zone by pulling back heavy weapons. Saturday...

    Germany Downplays Report of Rift with NATO over Breedlove Comments
    Mar07

    Germany Downplays Report of Rift with NATO over Breedlove Comments

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier downplayed a magazine report on Saturday of tensions with NATO over hawkish comments about Ukraine made by the Western alliance’s supreme allied commander. Der Spiegel news magazine said an official in Chancellor Angela… …read more Source:...

    Modernizing the Polish Military
    Mar07

    Modernizing the Polish Military

    By law, Poland must spend at least 1.95 percent of its GDP on its military. That’s just a shade under the 2 percent that NATO asks its members to devote. Aside from Estonia, however, Poland is way ahead of the rest of the region in military spending. And when President Barack Obama visited Poland in June 2014, Poland committed to upping its...

    EU Shows Little Appetite For More Russia Sanctions
    Mar07

    EU Shows Little Appetite For More Russia Sanctions

    (Reuters) – EU foreign ministers showed little appetite on Saturday for stepping up pressure on Russia over Ukraine, preferring to give a fragile ceasefire a chance before deciding whether to apply more sanctions or even to extend existing ones. …read more Source: International Business...

    EU president says Putin’s goal ‘is to divide Europe’ as continent’s top diplomats gather in Latvia
    Mar07

    EU president says Putin’s goal ‘is to divide Europe’ as continent’s top diplomats gather in Latvia

    EU unity has been in short supply here on the shores of the Baltic Sea, where Europe’s top diplomats gathered this week to forge a common strategy on the Ukraine crisis …read more Source: Vancouver...

    EU Warms, a Little, to Belarus as Russia Relations Freeze
    Mar07

    EU Warms, a Little, to Belarus as Russia Relations Freeze

    RIGA, Latvia— The European Union is starting to warm to Belarus again after years of bitter division during which the east European nation was coined as “the last dictatorship” on the continent. At the end of Saturday’s EU foreign affairs meeting, the Latvian host said that as relations with Russia take a further dive “we see the...

    Russia: 2 Suspects Detained In Boris Nemtsov’s Murder
    Mar07

    Russia: 2 Suspects Detained In Boris Nemtsov’s Murder

    MOSCOW (AP) — Two suspects have been detained in the killing a week ago of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, the head of Russia’s federal security service said Saturday, an announcement received with both skepticism and reserved satisfaction by some of Nemtsov’s comrades. Alexander Bortnikov, in comments shown on state television,...