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    Captive Ukrainian soldiers dig out the bodies of comrades
    Feb25

    Captive Ukrainian soldiers dig out the bodies of comrades

    Ukrainian troops held captive in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk began digging through the rubble Wednesday to retrieve the bodies of fellow soldiers killed last month in a bitter battle for the city’s airport. …read more Source: CTV...

    With Ukraine cease-fire at stake, eyes turn to Mariupol (+video)
    Feb25

    With Ukraine cease-fire at stake, eyes turn to Mariupol (+video)

    Kiev claims the Ukrainian port is next on the list of targets for Russia-backed rebels, who argue they have no plans to attack the city. Mariupol’s fate could determine whether the country’s tenuous cease-fire holds. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Ukrainian POWs dig out bodies of comrades killed at airport
    Feb25

    Ukrainian POWs dig out bodies of comrades killed at airport

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian troops held captive in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk began digging through the rubble Wednesday to… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine celebrates first day with no troops killed under truce
    Feb25

    Ukraine celebrates first day with no troops killed under truce

    A long-awaited truce took hold at last in east Ukraine on Wednesday, with the army reporting no combat fatalities for the first time in weeks, but the news did nothing to halt a currency collapse that forced the central bank to ban most trading. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Ukraine disputes rebel claim that weapons pullback has started
    Feb25

    Ukraine disputes rebel claim that weapons pullback has started

    Russian-backed separatists moved some heavy weapons well back from the front line Tuesday in eastern Ukraine, but the Ukrainian government disputed the rebels’ claim that a real pullback had begun. …read more Source: FOX...

    Top Russian official: Western sanctions threaten oil output
    Feb25

    Top Russian official: Western sanctions threaten oil output

    MOSCOW (AP) — The chairman of the Russian Security Council says Western sanctions are threatening the country’s oil and gas industry. The United States, the European Union and other countries last year imposed sanctions against Russia for its role in the Ukrainian conflict. Some of them made it virtually impossible for energy companies to...

    Ukraine desperate for IMF aid as money runs low
    Feb25

    Ukraine desperate for IMF aid as money runs low

    With reports that Ukraine’s gas supply could be turned off imminently and fears that it is facing bankruptcy, Ukraine is desperate for IMF aid. …read more Source:...

    The Daily Vertical: What Is The West’s ‘Or Else’?
    Feb25

    The Daily Vertical: What Is The West’s ‘Or Else’?

    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...

    Photos Of School Lunches From Around The World Will Make American Kids Want To Study Abroad
    Feb25

    Photos Of School Lunches From Around The World Will Make American Kids Want To Study Abroad

    More than one-third of kids in America are obese or overweight. In 2013, the National School Lunch Program, a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools, served 5.1 billion lunches, Bloomberg reports. The quality of these lunches must somehow correlate to the health of America’s youth, considering more...

    As Minsk II Flounders, Europe Scrambles For A Backup Plan
    Feb25

    As Minsk II Flounders, Europe Scrambles For A Backup Plan

    As hopes for implementation of the Minsk II agreement on stabilizing eastern Ukraine fade, the European Union is wrestling with the question, “What next?” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...