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    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...

    On the Other Side of the Hill
    Feb24

    On the Other Side of the Hill

    ‘The other side of the hill’ is used in military thinking to guess the enemy’s intentions, his tactical dispositions, and strategic designs. Recently a British report informed the world that the West had been sleeping while Russia and President Putin built up a threatening military arsenal harboring a grand strategic design to...

    Ukrainian disputes rebel claim that heavy weapons pullback has begun
    Feb24

    Ukrainian disputes rebel claim that heavy weapons pullback has begun

    Howitzers were seen moving east Tuesday from the largest rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine further into separatist-controlled territory, but the Ukrainian government disputed the rebels’ claim that a heavy weapons pullback had begun. …read more Source: CTV...

    Separatists In Ukraine Say They’re Pulling Heavy Weapons Back
    Feb24

    Separatists In Ukraine Say They’re Pulling Heavy Weapons Back

    In a claim that’s meeting with skepticism in Kiev, Russian-backed separatists say they’ve started to withdraw heavy weapons in eastern Ukraine, as required by a recent cease-fire.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Putin: ‘Apocalyptic’ War With Ukraine Is Unlikely
    Feb24

    Putin: ‘Apocalyptic’ War With Ukraine Is Unlikely

    Vladimir Putin called the prospect of all-out war between Russia and Ukraine “unlikely.” …read more Source:...

    Protest calls for release of Ukrainian pilot Savchenko
    Feb24

    Protest calls for release of Ukrainian pilot Savchenko

    A group of activists gathered on Tuesday outside the Russian embassy in Kiev to demand release of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko who has been imprisoned in Russia since June. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine disputes rebel claim that weapons pullback begins
    Feb24

    Ukraine disputes rebel claim that weapons pullback begins

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    What Is Russia Up To in the Arctic?
    Feb24

    What Is Russia Up To in the Arctic?

    The Mågerø air defense monitoring base is inside a mountain at the end of an unmarked country road two hours south of Oslo, Norway. With only a rudimentary sentry box, a simple draw gate and a lone soldier guarding its entrance, the installation looks more like the set for a movie about the Nazi occupation of the country than a key link in the...

    4-way talks on Ukraine underway in Paris
    Feb24

    4-way talks on Ukraine underway in Paris

    PARIS (AP) — Talks about a fragile peace deal for Ukraine are underway in Paris between the foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France. The meeting at the French Foreign Ministry comes amid scattered violence and uncertainty that the accord will hold — in particular a promised withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line. Ukraine...