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    FP’s Situation Report: Ukraine and Russia agree to a ceasefire; Obama’s Islamic State fight pits him against Democrats; Ebola’s death toll could have been much higher; and much more from around the world.
    Feb12

    FP’s Situation Report: Ukraine and Russia agree to a ceasefire; Obama’s Islamic State fight pits him against Democrats; Ebola’s death toll could have been much higher; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat A ceasefire is reached in Ukraine. European leaders announced a deal that requires both sides to remove heavy weaponry from the front lines. But it’s not clear whether the agreement would create a lasting end to the bloodiest conflict in Europe since the Balkan wars of the 1990s. The Washington...

    IMF, Ukraine Agree To $17.5 Billion Deal
    Feb12

    IMF, Ukraine Agree To $17.5 Billion Deal

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says a new multibillion-dollar aid package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) requires “very difficult” reforms to fight corruption, overhaul the energy sector, cut spending, and reduce bureaucracy. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine, Russia agree to peace deal
    Feb12

    Ukraine, Russia agree to peace deal

    German, French, Russian and Ukrainian leaders reached an agreement to end fighting in eastern Ukraine, negotiators said early Thursday, according to multiple reports.A ceasefire is set to go into effect on Sunday, participants said after marathon… …read more Source: The...

    Leaders agree Ukraine peace deal after marathon talks
    Feb12

    Leaders agree Ukraine peace deal after marathon talks

    A previous peace deal agreed in Minsk has failed to quell the violence. …read more Source: USA...

    Peace deal reached for eastern Ukraine
    Feb12

    Peace deal reached for eastern Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine effective midnight Saturday. …read more Source: CTV...

    Putin Welcomes Minsk Deal
    Feb12

    Putin Welcomes Minsk Deal

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said it was a ”good morning” after all-night talks with Ukrainian, French and German leaders on defusing the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Putin said a lot had been agreed, including a cease-fire, withdrawal of heavy weapons, and special status for parts of eastern Ukraine. Western and the Ukrainian...

    What Happened in Kiev’s Maidan Square?
    Feb12

    What Happened in Kiev’s Maidan Square?

    Gabriel Gatehouse returns to Kiev’s Maidan square …read more Source: The Boston...

    European leaders announce Ukraine ceasefire deal at Minsk talks
    Feb12

    European leaders announce Ukraine ceasefire deal at Minsk talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said the ceasefire will begin Sunday. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Leaders in Ukraine talks announce cease-fire agreement
    Feb12

    Leaders in Ukraine talks announce cease-fire agreement

    A cease-fire and an overall compact to end the war in eastern Ukraine were announced here Thursday by the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine after marathon overnight bargaining…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    The Daily Vertical: What Now?
    Feb12

    The Daily Vertical: What Now?

    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...