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    Russian energy minister says to attend Ukraine gas talks in Brussels
    Feb27

    Russian energy minister says to attend Ukraine gas talks in Brussels

    KRASNOYARSK, Russia (Reuters) – Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday that he would take part in talks over gas supplies to… …read more Source:...

    The Grand Illusion
    Feb27

    The Grand Illusion

    Photo by Menendj In the years since 9/11, American police alone have killed at least twice as many Americans as died in that single large event, the annual toll of police killings being somewhere between 500 and 1,000, the variation owing to many such events going inaccurately reported by police. Each year, somewhere between 30 and 40 thousand...

    Ukraine, rebels begin withdrawal of heavy weapons
    Feb27

    Ukraine, rebels begin withdrawal of heavy weapons

    Ukrainian government and pro-Russia rebels say they’re moving heavy weapons back from front line — but will resume combat if provoked …read more Source:...

    Europe doesn’t seem very worried about Putin
    Feb27

    Europe doesn’t seem very worried about Putin

    For all the alarmist rhetoric about Russian barbarians at the gate, NATO countries are reluctant to put their money where their mouth is. Only the countries closest to Russia’s borders are increasing their military spending this year, while other, bigger ones are making cuts. Regardless of what their leaders say about Vladimir Putin, they...

    Top-seeded Kei Nishikori reaches Mexico Open semifinals
    Feb27

    Top-seeded Kei Nishikori reaches Mexico Open semifinals

    ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan beat fifth-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine currency in limbo after central bank u-turn
    Feb27

    Ukraine currency in limbo after central bank u-turn

    Ukraine came under greater economic pressure after unexpectedly banning most currency trading and then abruptly reversing course. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, rebels start pulling back heavy weapons in the east
    Feb27

    Ukraine, rebels start pulling back heavy weapons in the east

    KIEV, Ukraine — Warring parties in Ukraine took a major stride toward quelling unrest in the country’s east Thursday with the declared start of a supervised withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line. Rebels in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions insist they have spent the last few days drawing back their heavy weapons — a claim not yet...

    Rebels in Donetsk restore former Ukrainian armoury
    Feb27

    Rebels in Donetsk restore former Ukrainian armoury

    Dozens of pro-Russian rebels are restoring Ukrainian tanks, armoured personnel carriers and other heavy weapons in a factory in an abandoned industrial zone in Donetsk. Duration 00:52 Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Seven Reasons Why U.S. Should Stay Out of Ukraine-Russia Fight
    Feb27

    Seven Reasons Why U.S. Should Stay Out of Ukraine-Russia Fight

    The ceasefire between Ukraine and Russia appears to be holding, after Kiev’s forces lost ground in a recent spate of fighting. Fortune could yet smile upon Ukraine, but as long as Russia is determined not to let the separatists fail, the former’s efforts likely will be for naught. Only a negotiated settlement, no matter how...

    Besiktas stun Liverpool as holders Sevilla progress
    Feb27

    Besiktas stun Liverpool as holders Sevilla progress

    Paris (AFP) – Tolgay Arslan was the hero as Besiktas stunned Liverpool to knock them out of the Europa League on penalties on Thursday.The Turks went into the game looking to claw back a 1-0 first leg deficit but Arslan scored the only goal of the game at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium and then, following a goalless half hour of extra-time,...