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    Gazprom spokesman: Russia to cut off gas to Ukraine by ‘the end of the week’ barring payments
    Feb26

    Gazprom spokesman: Russia to cut off gas to Ukraine by ‘the end of the week’ barring payments

    A spokesman for the Russian gas giant Gazprom says the company could cut off supplies to neighboring Ukraine by the end of the week, barring further payments. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Could Cut off Gas to Ukraine by ‘End of Week’
    Feb26

    Russia Could Cut off Gas to Ukraine by ‘End of Week’

    Gazprom spokesman: Russia to cut off gas to Ukraine by ‘the end of the week’ barring payments …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia could cut off gas to Ukraine by ‘end of week’
    Feb26

    Russia could cut off gas to Ukraine by ‘end of week’

    Following a bruising dispute over prices and debt that raised fears of supply disruptions in Europe, Russia and Ukraine signed a deal in October requiring Kiev to pay in advance for gas shipments. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Russia could cut off gas to Ukraine by ‘end of week’
    Feb26

    Russia could cut off gas to Ukraine by ‘end of week’

    MOSCOW (AP) — A spokesman for the Russian gas giant Gazprom says the company could cut off supplies to neighboring Ukraine by the end of the week, barring further payments. Sergei Kupriyanov said in televised remarks Thursday that “if no new funds are received from Kiev, then naturally we cannot continue delivering gas to Ukraine.” Following a...

    Putin’s approval rating? Now at 86%
    Feb26

    Putin’s approval rating? Now at 86%

    The economy’s in the tank, the currency’s crumbling, and he’s risking diplomatic isolation for doubling down on Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    The Daily Vertical: Baltic Jitters
    Feb26

    The Daily Vertical: Baltic Jitters

    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...

    Think tank: Some NATO countries cutting defense spending
    Feb26

    Think tank: Some NATO countries cutting defense spending

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Despite stern talk and solemn pledges from NATO, a British-based think tank says some alliance member nations are cutting their spending on defense. “Despite Russian aggression in Ukraine and much rhetoric from NATO leaders that this has been a game-changer in European security, all the evidence suggests there is a...

    U.S.: Russia’s Detention of Pilot Is ‘Unacceptable’
    Feb26

    U.S.: Russia’s Detention of Pilot Is ‘Unacceptable’

    The State Department criticized Russia’s “unacceptable” refusal to release Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who has been on hunger strike for almost 11 weeks. …read more Source:...

    Russia Slams Western Threats of Fresh Sanctions Over Ukraine
    Feb26

    Russia Slams Western Threats of Fresh Sanctions Over Ukraine

    Russia is warning Western countries against imposing more sanctions against Moscow, saying such threats show the West is opposed to following through on a truce for eastern Ukraine. Both the United States and some leaders in Europe have threatened to impose tougher sanctions against Moscow if it does not stop supporting pro-Russian separatists in...

    Ukraine demand of full cease-fire ‘ridiculous’: Russia foreign minister
    Feb26

    Ukraine demand of full cease-fire ‘ridiculous’: Russia foreign minister

    Russia’s foreign minister is sharply criticizing Ukraine’s insistence that it won’t begin pulling back heavy weapons in its fight against separatists in the east until the rebels fully observe a cease-fire. …read more Source: CTV...