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    This February belonged to Greece and Germany
    Feb27

    This February belonged to Greece and Germany

    Nobody went to the Acropolis, we didn’t go island-hopping, it was very, very cold, and nobody ate moussaka (unless, of course, you did!) Instead, when we talked about Greece this month (as we did, ad nauseum), we talked debt-to-GDP ratio, youth unemployment, tax reform, nail-biting negotiations, Germany, the euro, and the fashion choices of...

    Ukraine ceasefire: heavy weapons withdrawn, suspicion lingers
    Feb27

    Ukraine ceasefire: heavy weapons withdrawn, suspicion lingers

    Ukrainian and Russian-backed separatist forces drew back some heavy weapons from the front line in the east Friday in compliance with a ceasefire deal, although officials in Kyiv accused rebels of falling short of requirements. …read more Source: CTV...

    Soviet army monument banned from returning to Warsaw street
    Feb27

    Soviet army monument banned from returning to Warsaw street

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Warsaw city councilors have banned a 1945 monument of Polish-Soviet brotherhood in arms from being returned to its place on a city street. The move, a reversal of their own previous decision, comes as ties between Warsaw and Moscow are strained over the conflict in eastern Ukraine. The councilors voted 51-2 late Thursday to...

    Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons
    Feb27

    Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons

    Ukrainian and Russian-backed separatist forces drew back some heavy weapons from the front line in the east Friday in compliance with a cease-fire deal, although officials in Kiev accused rebels of falling short of… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons
    Feb27

    Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons

    NOVOAMVROSIIVSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian and Russian-backed separatist forces drew back some heavy weapons from the front line in the east Friday in compliance with a cease-fire deal, although officials in Kiev accused rebels of falling short of requirements. Separatist fighters moved rocket launchers to a location 70 kilometers (43 miles) back...

    Deaths shake Ukraine truce, Poroshenko wary of Russia threat
    Feb27

    Deaths shake Ukraine truce, Poroshenko wary of Russia threat

    KIEV – Ukraine on Friday reported the first deaths in three days in east Ukraine, denting hopes a ceasefire will hold, and President Petro Poroshenko said Russia would pose a “military threat” even if the truce is solid. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Soviet army monument banned from returning to Warsaw street
    Feb27

    Soviet army monument banned from returning to Warsaw street

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Warsaw city councilors have banned a 1945 monument of Polish-Soviet brotherhood in arms from being returned to its place on a city street. The move, a reversal of their own previous decision, comes as ties between Warsaw and Moscow are strained over the conflict in eastern Ukraine.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons
    Feb27

    Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons

    By VADIM GHIRDA NOVOAMVROSIIVSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Separatist fighters in east Ukraine have moved rocket launchers to a location 70 kilometers (43 miles) back from the front line with government troops in the first confirmed compliance with a cease-fire agreed earlier this month.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Kremlin: Ukraine has natural gas until Tuesday
    Feb27

    Kremlin: Ukraine has natural gas until Tuesday

    Daniel J. GraeberMOSCOW, Feb. 27 (UPI) — The natural gas spigot could be closed for Ukraine as early as Tuesday unless it pays for more deliveries in advance, Russia’s energy minister said Friday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Spain Arrests Eight Combatants For Fighting In Ukraine
    Feb27

    Spain Arrests Eight Combatants For Fighting In Ukraine

    Spain has arrested eight Spanish citizens for fighting along pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine’s eastern regions. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...