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    Russia could cut off gas to Ukraine by ‘end of week’
    Feb26

    Russia could cut off gas to Ukraine by ‘end of week’

    Associated Press read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Gazprom spokesman: Russia to cut off gas to Ukraine by ‘the end of the week’ barring payments
    Feb26

    Gazprom spokesman: Russia to cut off gas to Ukraine by ‘the end of the week’ barring payments

    A spokesman for the Russian gas giant Gazprom says the company could cut off supplies to neighboring Ukraine by the end of the week, barring further payments. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia’s Lavrov Calls Ukraine’s Demand Of Full Ceasefire ‘Ridiculous,’ West’s Truce Demands ‘Laughable’
    Feb26

    Russia’s Lavrov Calls Ukraine’s Demand Of Full Ceasefire ‘Ridiculous,’ West’s Truce Demands ‘Laughable’

    Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov criticized Ukraine’s insistence of not pulling back heavy weapons from the conflict zone until pro-Russian separatists observe a full ceasefire, and called Ukraine’s stand on the issue “ridiculous.” …read more Source: International Business...

    Russia Could Cut off Gas to Ukraine by ‘End of Week’
    Feb26

    Russia Could Cut off Gas to Ukraine by ‘End of Week’

    Gazprom spokesman: Russia to cut off gas to Ukraine by ‘the end of the week’ barring payments …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia could cut off gas to Ukraine by ‘end of week’
    Feb26

    Russia could cut off gas to Ukraine by ‘end of week’

    Following a bruising dispute over prices and debt that raised fears of supply disruptions in Europe, Russia and Ukraine signed a deal in October requiring Kiev to pay in advance for gas shipments. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Russia could cut off gas to Ukraine by ‘end of week’
    Feb26

    Russia could cut off gas to Ukraine by ‘end of week’

    MOSCOW (AP) — A spokesman for the Russian gas giant Gazprom says the company could cut off supplies to neighboring Ukraine by the end of the week, barring further payments. Sergei Kupriyanov said in televised remarks Thursday that “if no new funds are received from Kiev, then naturally we cannot continue delivering gas to Ukraine.” Following a...

    Putin’s approval rating? Now at 86%
    Feb26

    Putin’s approval rating? Now at 86%

    The economy’s in the tank, the currency’s crumbling, and he’s risking diplomatic isolation for doubling down on Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    The Daily Vertical: Baltic Jitters
    Feb26

    The Daily Vertical: Baltic Jitters

    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...

    Think tank: Some NATO countries cutting defense spending
    Feb26

    Think tank: Some NATO countries cutting defense spending

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Despite stern talk and solemn pledges from NATO, a British-based think tank says some alliance member nations are cutting their spending on defense. “Despite Russian aggression in Ukraine and much rhetoric from NATO leaders that this has been a game-changer in European security, all the evidence suggests there is a...

    U.S.: Russia’s Detention of Pilot Is ‘Unacceptable’
    Feb26

    U.S.: Russia’s Detention of Pilot Is ‘Unacceptable’

    The State Department criticized Russia’s “unacceptable” refusal to release Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who has been on hunger strike for almost 11 weeks. …read more Source:...