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    Ukraine will start pulling back heavy weapons in the east
    Feb26

    Ukraine will start pulling back heavy weapons in the east

    read more …read more Source: CNS...

    A Russian online retailer is selling Ukrainian separatist bikinis
    Feb26

    A Russian online retailer is selling Ukrainian separatist bikinis

    Voenpro is a Russian online retailer of military memorabilia and other gadgets. To “celebrate” the struggle of the pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine, it has launched a dedicated fashion line called “World of Novorossiya,” as reported by Newsweek. Novorossiya is the name the rebels use to call the eastern Ukrainian region they...

    Ukraine to start pulling back heavy weapons in east
    Feb26

    Ukraine to start pulling back heavy weapons in east

    Defense Ministry said it reserved the right to revise its withdrawal plans in the event of an attack by rebel forces. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine will start pulling back heavy weapons in the east
    Feb26

    Ukraine will start pulling back heavy weapons in the east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s military said it would start pulling back its heavy weapons Thursday from the front line with Russian-backed separatists as required under a cease-fire agreement. The Defense Ministry said in a statement that it reserved the right to revise its withdrawal plans in the event of an attack by rebel forces,...

    NATO commander: Ukraine crisis is ‘getting worse every day’ (+video)
    Feb26

    NATO commander: Ukraine crisis is ‘getting worse every day’ (+video)

    Philip Breedlove, the NATO supreme allied commander, said his advise on the situation in Ukraine is being considered. He said there was no way to predict if giving Ukraine military assistance would cause Russian President Vladimir Putin to ‘up the ante.’ …read more Source: Christian Science...

    NATO commander: Ukraine crisis is ‘getting worse every day’ (+video)
    Feb26

    NATO commander: Ukraine crisis is ‘getting worse every day’ (+video)

    Philip Breedlove, the NATO supreme allied commander, said his advise on the situation in Ukraine is being considered. He said there was no way to predict if giving Ukraine military assistance would cause Russian President Vladimir Putin to ‘up the ante.’ …read more Source: Christian Science...

    The Ukraine government is set to withdraw ‘heavy weapons’ from the front line
    Feb26

    The Ukraine government is set to withdraw ‘heavy weapons’ from the front line

    The Ukraine Defence Ministry has confirmed reports that the government is preparing to withdraw heavy artillery from the front lines on Thursday. A statement on its website said: “Following the agreements reached in Minsk on February 12, Ukraine will today begin the withdrawal of 100-millimetre guns of from the front lines. This is the...

    Why corruption in Ukraine ‘must be destroyed’
    Feb26

    Why corruption in Ukraine ‘must be destroyed’

    Widespread corruption, a plunging currency and the ongoing conflict with Russia could harm Ukraine’s reforms, which are a condition of financial aid. …read more Source:...

    FP’s Situation Report: Detainee torture continues in Afghanistan; United States losing its tech edge; U.S. absence allows South Sudan’s civil war to rage on; ‘Jihadi John’ unmasked; and much more from around the world.
    Feb26

    FP’s Situation Report: Detainee torture continues in Afghanistan; United States losing its tech edge; U.S. absence allows South Sudan’s civil war to rage on; ‘Jihadi John’ unmasked; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Detainee torture continues in Afghanistan. The United States is almost out of Afghanistan, but the controversial enhanced interrogation techniques it brought there remain. FP’s Justine Drennan: “[A] new United Nations report on torture in Afghan-run facilities is a reminder that Afghan security personnel...

    Ukraine Announces Start to Its Withdrawal of Heavy Weapons From Front Line in the East
    Feb26

    Ukraine Announces Start to Its Withdrawal of Heavy Weapons From Front Line in the East

    Ukraine announces start to its withdrawal of heavy weapons from front line in the east …read more Source: ABC...