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    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...

    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,...

    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...

    Letter From Europe: Germans at the Crux of Crises, but Reluctantly
    Feb26

    Letter From Europe: Germans at the Crux of Crises, but Reluctantly

    Europe’s indispensable nation, at the center of crises over Ukraine and Greece and often uncomfortable with leadership, has had a rocky month. …read more Source: The New York...

    Saakashvili, Nuland Discuss Ukraine Crisis In Washington
    Feb26

    Saakashvili, Nuland Discuss Ukraine Crisis In Washington

    A U.S. State Department official says former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili met with Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland in Washington this week to discuss the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kerry to Meet With Iranian Negotiators, Russia’s Lavrov
    Feb26

    Kerry to Meet With Iranian Negotiators, Russia’s Lavrov

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with Iranian nuclear negotiators in Montreux, Switzerland, next week, a State Department spokeswoman said Thursday. During his trip, Kerry also is scheduled to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday in Geneva to discuss Ukraine and Syria, department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told...

    One of CNN’s aviation experts thinks Putin stole missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370
    Feb26

    One of CNN’s aviation experts thinks Putin stole missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

    Private pilot and science writer Jeff Wise, who was one of CNN’s aviation analysts during the network’s wall-to-wall coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, has a wild theory about where the plane really is. Wise has discussed his theory on his blog, published the details in a 95-page Kindle single, and written about it...

    US Intelligence Chief Says He Backs Arming Ukraine
    Feb26

    US Intelligence Chief Says He Backs Arming Ukraine

    The top U.S. intelligence official said Thursday that supplying Ukraine with weapons to fight Moscow-backed separatists would provoke a “negative reaction” from Russia’s president, but that he personally backed the idea of providing “lethal assistance” to Kyiv. Appearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee,...

    Putin’s Approval Rating Rises to 86% Despite Slumping Economy
    Feb26

    Putin’s Approval Rating Rises to 86% Despite Slumping Economy

    Russian President Vladimir Putin saw his approval ratings tick up to 86% even as the economy reels from Western sanctions and falling oil prices. Levada Center, a Moscow-based pollster, released a poll Thursday showing Putin’s approval ratings increased one percentage point from a month earlier. Putin’s approval numbers have soared...

    Ukraine, separatists say they are pulling back heavy weapons
    Feb26

    Ukraine, separatists say they are pulling back heavy weapons

    Ukrainian defense officials and leaders of the separatist rebellion in eastern Ukraine announced Thursday that they were moving tanks and other heavy weaponry away from the front lines in a belated effort to abide by the conditions of a European-brokered peace agreement. …read more Source: Los Angeles...