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    Ukraine army, rebels fighting despite arms pullback deadline
    Feb17

    Ukraine army, rebels fighting despite arms pullback deadline

    Ukrainian troops and Russia-backed rebels failed to meet a deadline Tuesday to pull back weapons from the front line in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Russia-backed separatists claim to have taken control of key hub Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine
    Feb17

    Russia-backed separatists claim to have taken control of key hub Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Russia-backed separatists claim to have taken control of key hub Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Rebels claim to capture key rail hub of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine
    Feb17

    Rebels claim to capture key rail hub of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine

    Russia-backed separatists say they have gained control of a key rail hub in eastern Ukraine. The Donetsk News Agency, a rebel mouthpiece, quoted the rebel’s so-called defence ministry as saying Tuesday that their forces have pushed government troops out of Debaltseve. …read more Source: CTV...

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)
    Feb17

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)

    Here’s what you need to know. A debt deal between Greece and its creditors remains elusive. Greek Fiance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is hopeful a deal will be reached within days. Jittery investors are selling Greek bonds, sending the yield on 3-year debt up 75 basis points to 18.03%. A fragile ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine is taking hold....

    Ukraine ceasefire failing: government, rebel forces won’t budge at Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Ukraine ceasefire failing: government, rebel forces won’t budge at Debaltseve

    Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed rebels face a deadline today to start pulling back heavy weapons from the front line in eastern Ukraine, but reporters see no signs of it on the ground. …read more Source:...

    Raw: No Sign of Ukraine Weapons Withdrawal
    Feb17

    Raw: No Sign of Ukraine Weapons Withdrawal

    Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed rebels faced a deadline Tuesday to start pulling back heavy weapons from the front line in eastern Ukraine. Associated Press reporters saw no signs of it on the ground. (Feb. 17) …read more Source: USA...

    Ukrainian cease-fire gets rocky start
    Feb17

    Ukrainian cease-fire gets rocky start

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 17 (UPI) — While the Ukrainian front is relatively quiet after the start of a cease-fire, a pullback of government and separatist weapons has not happened. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine Army, Rebels Face Deadline to Start Weapons Pullback
    Feb17

    Ukraine Army, Rebels Face Deadline to Start Weapons Pullback

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine— Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed rebels faced a deadline Tuesday to start pulling back heavy weapons from the front line in eastern Ukraine, but Associated Press reporters saw no signs of it on the ground. Ukrainian military spokesman Anatoliy Stelmakh said in televised comments Tuesday that the separatists...

    Ukraine army, rebels fighting despite pullback deadline
    Feb17

    Ukraine army, rebels fighting despite pullback deadline

    read more …read more Source: CNS...

    FP’s Situation Report: Egypt and Libya pound Islamic State targets; More similarities between Copenhagen and Paris attacks emerge; Ukrainian military and separatists battle for a key eastern city; and much more from around the world.
    Feb17

    FP’s Situation Report: Egypt and Libya pound Islamic State targets; More similarities between Copenhagen and Paris attacks emerge; Ukrainian military and separatists battle for a key eastern city; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Egypt and Libya pound Islamic State targets in eastern Libya. Egyptian and Libyan warplanes bombed targets in Libya one day after Islamic State militants executed 21 Coptic Christians, opening a new front in the fight against the terror group. The Washington Post’s Erin Cunningham and Heba Habib: “The...