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    Crimea prepares to mark one year since annexation
    Feb23

    Crimea prepares to mark one year since annexation

    As Crimea prepares to mark one year since its annexation by Moscow from Ukraine, locals say they are happy with what happened – despite difficulties including runaway inflation and isolation from the rest of the world. Video provided …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks
    Feb23

    Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks

    Ukraine delayed a promised pullback of heavy weapons from the front line Monday in eastern Ukraine, blaming continuing attacks from separatist rebels. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Rebel assaults in east Ukraine make weapons pullback impossible, Kiev says
    Feb23

    Rebel assaults in east Ukraine make weapons pullback impossible, Kiev says

    ‘If the enemies continue to use their own heavy weapons, it is clear that Ukraine will continue to counteract these operations’ …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine can’t pull back heavy weapons from front line for ceasefire because rebels keep attacking, military says
    Feb23

    Ukraine can’t pull back heavy weapons from front line for ceasefire because rebels keep attacking, military says

    Under a peace agreement reached on Feb. 12, both sides are to withdraw their heavy weapons anywhere from 25 to 70 kilometres to create a buffer zone …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukraine: “Not possible to talk about a pullback”
    Feb23

    Ukraine: “Not possible to talk about a pullback”

    Military spokesman says Ukraine can’t comply with cease-fire requirement to pull back heavy weapons because rebels still on the attack …read more Source:...

    Russia Pressures Anti-Corruption Group
    Feb23

    Russia Pressures Anti-Corruption Group

    The global anti-corruption group Transparency International is once again getting pressured by the Kremlin. The move is seen by Russia analysts as part of a broad plan to stifle criticism of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s administration. Russian prosecutors recently warned TI’s Russian branch, which has been active for more than...

    Kiev Says It Can’t Withdraw Weaponry As Attacks On Ukrainian Troops Persist
    Feb23

    Kiev Says It Can’t Withdraw Weaponry As Attacks On Ukrainian Troops Persist

    By Pavel Polityuk and Anton Zverev KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Monday it could not start withdrawing heavy weapons from the front line in the east as required under a tenuous ceasefire because pro-Russian separatists who advanced last week were still attacking its positions. A truce to end...

    Ukraine: Rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback
    Feb23

    Ukraine: Rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback

    KIEV, Ukraine – A Ukrainian military spokesman says continuing attacks from rebels are delaying Ukrainian forces’ pullback of heavy weapons from the front line in the country’s east. Under a peace agreement reached on Feb. 12, both sides are to withdraw their heavy weapons anywhere from 25 to 70 kilometres to create a buffer zone....

    A surprising country has the best-performing global stock market in 2015 so far
    Feb23

    A surprising country has the best-performing global stock market in 2015 so far

    It’s something that sounds pretty odd to most people who follow financial and international news: Russia’s stock market is the best performing in the world so far this year. It’s up by 28%, dwarfing the European equities rally (the major French, Italian and German indices are all up by more than 10%), and eclipsing the S&P...

    Ukraine can’t pull back heavy weapons from front line for ceasefire because rebels keep attacking, military says
    Feb23

    Ukraine can’t pull back heavy weapons from front line for ceasefire because rebels keep attacking, military says

    KYIV, Ukraine — A Ukrainian military spokesman says continuing attacks from rebels are delaying Ukrainian forces’ pullback of heavy weapons from the front line in the country’s east. Under a peace agreement reached on Feb. 12, both sides are to withdraw their heavy weapons anywhere from 25 to 70 kilometres to create a buffer zone....