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Section: US & Canada

    What Is Russia Up To in the Arctic?
    Feb24

    What Is Russia Up To in the Arctic?

    The Mågerø air defense monitoring base is inside a mountain at the end of an unmarked country road two hours south of Oslo, Norway. With only a rudimentary sentry box, a simple draw gate and a lone soldier guarding its entrance, the installation looks more like the set for a movie about the Nazi occupation of the country than a key link in the...

    4-way talks on Ukraine underway in Paris
    Feb24

    4-way talks on Ukraine underway in Paris

    PARIS (AP) — Talks about a fragile peace deal for Ukraine are underway in Paris between the foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France. The meeting at the French Foreign Ministry comes amid scattered violence and uncertainty that the accord will hold — in particular a promised withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line. Ukraine...

    Ukraine disputes rebel claims that weapons pullback begins
    Feb24

    Ukraine disputes rebel claims that weapons pullback begins

    read more …read more Source: CNS...

    The Daily Vertical: The Kremlin Tips Its Hand
    Feb24

    The Daily Vertical: The Kremlin Tips Its Hand

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that will appear Monday through Friday. Viewers can submit suggested topics to address on Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, HD)
    Feb24

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, HD)

    Here is what you need to know. Greece has submitted its list of reforms. The list outlines reforms Greece intends to implement by July. Eurogroup leaders will hold a conference call later today to discuss the reforms. Traders are buying Greek debt, dropping the 3-year yield to 141 basis points to 13.09%. The yield touched a high of 20.71% on...

    Ukraine disputes rebels’ weapons pullback claim
    Feb24

    Ukraine disputes rebels’ weapons pullback claim

    The Ukrainian military dismissed the separatists’ claims and said its forces would not draw their weapons away until a cease-fire takes hold. …read more Source: USA...

    FP’s Situation Report: White House threatens new Russia sanctions; U.S. courts deal a huge blow to the Palestinian Authority; Is the al-Shabab mall threat a recruiting ploy?; and much more from around the world.
    Feb24

    FP’s Situation Report: White House threatens new Russia sanctions; U.S. courts deal a huge blow to the Palestinian Authority; Is the al-Shabab mall threat a recruiting ploy?; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat The White House wants Russia to pay for Debaltseve. Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken said Moscow had to pay for its “land grab” after pro-Russian rebels captured the strategic railway town. FP’s John Hudson: Blinken said “Washington was working ‘very closely’ with European allies on ramping up...

    Foreign ministers of France, Germany meet with Ukraine, Russia counterparts on peace deal
    Feb24

    Foreign ministers of France, Germany meet with Ukraine, Russia counterparts on peace deal

    Talks about a fragile peace deal for Ukraine are under way in Paris between the foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France. …read more Source: FOX...

    4-Way Talks on Ukraine Underway in Paris
    Feb24

    4-Way Talks on Ukraine Underway in Paris

    Foreign ministers of France, Germany meet with Ukraine, Russia counterparts on peace deal …read more Source: ABC...

    Putin discounts war in Ukraine, supports cease-fire
    Feb24

    Putin discounts war in Ukraine, supports cease-fire

    Ed AdamczykMOSCOW, Feb. 24 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin reinforced his belief that adherence to the Feb. 12 cease-fire agreement remains the best way to stabilize eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...