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    Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks
    Feb24

    Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks

    Ukraine says weapons pullback not yet possible because rebel attacks are continuing …read more Source:...

    Ukraine wants Canada to persuade U.S. to send weapons
    Feb24

    Ukraine wants Canada to persuade U.S. to send weapons

    Kiev official says Ottawa has the ‘authoritative voice’ to persuade other Western countries to provide lethal arms in fight against Russian-backed rebels …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Defiant Mood as Donetsk Marks Holiday
    Feb24

    Defiant Mood as Donetsk Marks Holiday

    Ukraine has delayed the promised withdrawal of heavy weapons, blaming rebels for continued violations of the ceasefire reached in Minsk. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Kiev Says Rebels Attack Villages in Southeast, Citizens Burn Putin Effigy
    Feb24

    Kiev Says Rebels Attack Villages in Southeast, Citizens Burn Putin Effigy

    In the northern Ukrainian city of Sumy, activists burn an effigy of Russian President Vladimir Putin — ‘ to protest his annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea last year. The protest coincides with an Orthodox tradition — just before Lent – that celebrates the passage of winter and the renewal of spring’. …read...

    OSCE says Ukraine cease-fire has lowered military exchanges
    Feb24

    OSCE says Ukraine cease-fire has lowered military exchanges

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says the cease-fire in Ukraine has “very significantly” lowered the level of military exchanges between government and separatist forces, but violations are still taking place.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    OSCE says Ukraine cease-fire has lowered military exchanges
    Feb24

    OSCE says Ukraine cease-fire has lowered military exchanges

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says the cease-fire in Ukraine has “very significantly” lowered the level of military exchanges between government and separatist forces, but violations are still taking place. Lamberto Zannier told a group of reporters Monday that there have been a number...

    OSCE says Ukraine cease-fire has lowered military exchanges
    Feb24

    OSCE says Ukraine cease-fire has lowered military exchanges

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says the cease-fire in Ukraine has “very significantly”… …read more Source:...

    Putin Says War With Ukraine ‘Unlikely’
    Feb24

    Putin Says War With Ukraine ‘Unlikely’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says a war with Ukraine is “unlikely” and he hopes “it will never happen.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia-Iran Rapprochement: A Convenient Partnership or a Desperate Move?
    Feb24

    Russia-Iran Rapprochement: A Convenient Partnership or a Desperate Move?

    In light of the ongoing turmoil in the Middle East: civil war in Syria, ISIS, the Charlie Hebdo attack, the death of Saudi King Abdullah and the anarchy in Yemen, what is one to make out of the potential agreement in which Russia will provide Iran with S-300 air defense missile system? The answer is one of great concern and alarm. This agreement...

    Europe’s Kids Are Moody and Depressed
    Feb24

    Europe’s Kids Are Moody and Depressed

    The future belongs to the young. So how the next generation feels and thinks matters to people of all ages. As much as baby boomers may lament it, it is millennials — those coming of age in this new century — who will shape the world’s economic and geopolitical destiny for years to come. At a time of renewed economic turmoil in Europe,...