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    Spain Arrests Eight Accused of Joining Pro-Russian Rebels in Ukraine
    Feb27

    Spain Arrests Eight Accused of Joining Pro-Russian Rebels in Ukraine

    Spain on Friday arrested eight citizens who recently returned from fighting alongside pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine, the first such arrest in the European Union of foreign citizens involved in the conflict, the Interior Ministry said. The eight suspects, identified only by initials, were arrested in a nationwide operation on suspicion of crimes...

    OSCE officials say Ukraine is at crossroads or war and peace with major reduction in combat
    Feb27

    OSCE officials say Ukraine is at crossroads or war and peace with major reduction in combat

    Top officials of the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Ukraine say the country is at a crossroads with a significant reduction in combat operations and the withdrawal of some heavy weapons. …read more Source: FOX...

    35,000 Volunteers Sign Up for Ukraine’s ‘Information Army’ on the First Day
    Feb27

    35,000 Volunteers Sign Up for Ukraine’s ‘Information Army’ on the First Day

    35,000 individuals have reportedly signed up to join Ukraine’s ‘information army’ – the new project drafted by the country’s Ministry of Information Policy which seeks to combat the “Russian occupation on the information front”. The new initiative, which seeks to mobilise Ukrainian bloggers to post their accounts of the...

    Anti-Maidan Activists Picket RFE/RL Offices In Moscow
    Feb27

    Anti-Maidan Activists Picket RFE/RL Offices In Moscow

    Dozens of young activist belonging to an anti-Maidan movement in Russia have protested in front of RFE/RL’s offices in Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Podcast: The Kremlin’s War Plan
    Feb27

    Podcast: The Kremlin’s War Plan

    Weeks before Viktor Yanukovych fell, plans to intervene in Ukraine were circulating in the Kremlin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons
    Feb27

    Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons

    Ukraine government, rebels withdraw heavy weapons from front line, but suspicion lingers …read more Source:...

    Soviet Army Monument Banned From Returning to Warsaw Street
    Feb27

    Soviet Army Monument Banned From Returning to Warsaw Street

    WARSAW, Poland— Warsaw city councilors have banned a 1945 monument of Polish-Soviet brotherhood in arms from being returned to its place on a city street. The move, a reversal of their own previous decision, comes as ties between Warsaw and Moscow are strained over the conflict in eastern Ukraine. The councilors voted 51-2 late Thursday to keep...

    Poroshenko wary of Russian threat as deaths rattle Ukrainian ceasefire
    Feb27

    Poroshenko wary of Russian threat as deaths rattle Ukrainian ceasefire

    Government troops fighting pro-Russian separatists in the east began towing artillery away from the front line on Thursday …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Blatter slams “shameful scenes” at Europa League ties
    Feb27

    Blatter slams “shameful scenes” at Europa League ties

    Paris (AFP) – FIFA president Sepp Blatter expressed his disappointment on Friday following scenes of racism and violence at Europa League matches in the Netherlands and Ukraine on Thursday.The match between Feyenoord and Roma was suspended for more than ten minutes after a large inflatable banana was thrown towards the pitch and in the...

    Spain arrests 8 suspected of fighting for pro-Russian forces in Ukraine
    Feb27

    Spain arrests 8 suspected of fighting for pro-Russian forces in Ukraine

    Spain said the activities of the eight could constitute offences that “compromise Spain’s peace or independence.” …read more Source: Toronto...