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    Ukraine disputes rebels’ weapons pullback claim
    Feb24

    Ukraine disputes rebels’ weapons pullback claim

    The Ukrainian military dismissed the separatists’ claims and said its forces would not draw their weapons away until a cease-fire takes hold. …read more Source: USA...

    Foreign ministers of France, Germany meet with Ukraine, Russia counterparts on peace deal
    Feb24

    Foreign ministers of France, Germany meet with Ukraine, Russia counterparts on peace deal

    Talks about a fragile peace deal for Ukraine are under way in Paris between the foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France. …read more Source: FOX...

    FP’s Situation Report: White House threatens new Russia sanctions; U.S. courts deal a huge blow to the Palestinian Authority; Is the al-Shabab mall threat a recruiting ploy?; and much more from around the world.
    Feb24

    FP’s Situation Report: White House threatens new Russia sanctions; U.S. courts deal a huge blow to the Palestinian Authority; Is the al-Shabab mall threat a recruiting ploy?; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat The White House wants Russia to pay for Debaltseve. Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken said Moscow had to pay for its “land grab” after pro-Russian rebels captured the strategic railway town. FP’s John Hudson: Blinken said “Washington was working ‘very closely’ with European allies on ramping up...

    4-Way Talks on Ukraine Underway in Paris
    Feb24

    4-Way Talks on Ukraine Underway in Paris

    Foreign ministers of France, Germany meet with Ukraine, Russia counterparts on peace deal …read more Source: ABC...

    Putin discounts war in Ukraine, supports cease-fire
    Feb24

    Putin discounts war in Ukraine, supports cease-fire

    Ed AdamczykMOSCOW, Feb. 24 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin reinforced his belief that adherence to the Feb. 12 cease-fire agreement remains the best way to stabilize eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Gazprom Threaten Natural Gas Deliveries to Ukraine
    Feb24

    Gazprom Threaten Natural Gas Deliveries to Ukraine

    Russia’s state gas firm OAO Gazprom said it would halt deliveries of natural gas to Ukraine in two days time when volumes that Kiev has paid for run out, posing “serious risks” to gas transit to Europe. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Western sanctions inflict increasing toll on Russian economy
    Feb24

    Western sanctions inflict increasing toll on Russian economy

    As Ukraine sinks ever deeper into dual existential crises — territorial and financial — hawkish calls for arming Kiev against pro-Russian rebels are growing louder. Pundits are increasingly frustrated at Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ability to… …read more Source: The...

    Rebels say weapons pullback beginning in Ukraine
    Feb24

    Rebels say weapons pullback beginning in Ukraine

    Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine say they have begun a large-scale pullback of heavy weapons in line with an international peace plan that aims to form a wide buffer zone between separatists’ and Ukrainian forces’ artillery. …read more Source: CTV...

    Heavy-weapons pullback in east Ukraine has begun, rebels claim
    Feb24

    Heavy-weapons pullback in east Ukraine has begun, rebels claim

    Rebels in the neighbouring separatist Lugansk region also said a pullback was taking place …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russian-backed rebels say Ukraine weapons pullback starts
    Feb24

    Russian-backed rebels say Ukraine weapons pullback starts

    Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine said Tuesday they have begun a large-scale pullback of heavy weapons in line with an international peace plan that aims to form a wide buffer zone between separatists’ and Ukrainian forces’ artillery. …read more Source:...