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    Ukraine skeptical of rebels’ weapons pullback
    Feb24

    Ukraine skeptical of rebels’ weapons pullback

    Separatists say they’re complying with terms of cease-fire deal, but Ukraine’s military isn’t convinced, claiming the rebels “are just regrouping” …read more Source:...

    Lithuania restores compulsory military service
    Feb24

    Lithuania restores compulsory military service

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuania has decided to restore compulsory military service for young men as tensions in Ukraine continue to worry the small Baltic nation. After a meeting of military leaders and top government officials, President Dalia Grybauskaite said Tuesday the measure was necessary because of “growing aggression” in Ukraine....

    Lithuania restores compulsory military service
    Feb24

    Lithuania restores compulsory military service

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuania has decided to restore compulsory military service for young men as tensions in Ukraine continue to worry the… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian president signs memorandum to cooperate with UAE
    Feb24

    Ukrainian president signs memorandum to cooperate with UAE

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ukraine’s president says his country has signed an agreement to cooperate with the United Arab Emirates on military and technical issues as he licked off a visit to the Western-allied Gulf nation. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukrainian president signs memorandum of cooperation with UAE on military and technical issues
    Feb24

    Ukrainian president signs memorandum of cooperation with UAE on military and technical issues

    Ukraine’s president says his country has signed an agreement to cooperate with the United Arab Emirates on military and technical issues as he licked off a visit to the Western-allied Gulf nation. …read more Source: FOX...

    Rebels celebrate capture of Debaltseve, Ukraine
    Feb24

    Rebels celebrate capture of Debaltseve, Ukraine

    Ed AdamczykDONETSK, Ukraine, Feb. 24 (UPI) — Donetsk, Ukraine, hosted a celebratory rally Monday to commemorate the taking of the battered city of Debaltseve by pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukrainian president signs memorandum to cooperate with UAE
    Feb24

    Ukrainian president signs memorandum to cooperate with UAE

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ukraine’s president says his country has signed an agreement to cooperate with the United Arab Emirates on… …read more Source:...

    Rebels says they are pulling back heavy weapons in eastern Ukraine, but where are those howitzers going?
    Feb24

    Rebels says they are pulling back heavy weapons in eastern Ukraine, but where are those howitzers going?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, in his first extended commentson the Minsk peace plan, assures a full-scale war with Ukraine ‘is unlikely’ …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukraine Swaps prisoners, agrees to withdraw heavy weapons
    Feb24

    Ukraine Swaps prisoners, agrees to withdraw heavy weapons

    Are both sides in the Ukrainian conflict finally withdrawing their weapons from the front? Reports from the country seem to say yes. Video provided by Newsy …read more Source: USA...

    Rebels says they are pulling back heavy weapons in eastern Ukraine, but where are those howitzers going?
    Feb24

    Rebels says they are pulling back heavy weapons in eastern Ukraine, but where are those howitzers going?

    KHARTSYZK, Ukraine — Howitzers were moving away from the largest rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine, heading farther into separatist-controlled territory, and the rebels said they have begun a large-scale pullback of heavy weapons in line with an international peace plan. That plan aims to form a wide buffer zone between separatists’ and...