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    Kiev Says It Can’t Withdraw Weaponry As Attacks On Ukrainian Troops Persist
    Feb23

    Kiev Says It Can’t Withdraw Weaponry As Attacks On Ukrainian Troops Persist

    By Pavel Polityuk and Anton Zverev KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Monday it could not start withdrawing heavy weapons from the front line in the east as required under a tenuous ceasefire because pro-Russian separatists who advanced last week were still attacking its positions. A truce to end...

    Ukraine: Rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback
    Feb23

    Ukraine: Rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback

    KIEV, Ukraine – A Ukrainian military spokesman says continuing attacks from rebels are delaying Ukrainian forces’ pullback of heavy weapons from the front line in the country’s east. Under a peace agreement reached on Feb. 12, both sides are to withdraw their heavy weapons anywhere from 25 to 70 kilometres to create a buffer zone....

    Ukraine can’t pull back heavy weapons from front line for ceasefire because rebels keep attacking, military says
    Feb23

    Ukraine can’t pull back heavy weapons from front line for ceasefire because rebels keep attacking, military says

    KYIV, Ukraine — A Ukrainian military spokesman says continuing attacks from rebels are delaying Ukrainian forces’ pullback of heavy weapons from the front line in the country’s east. Under a peace agreement reached on Feb. 12, both sides are to withdraw their heavy weapons anywhere from 25 to 70 kilometres to create a buffer zone....

    A surprising country has the best-performing global stock market in 2015 so far
    Feb23

    A surprising country has the best-performing global stock market in 2015 so far

    It’s something that sounds pretty odd to most people who follow financial and international news: Russia’s stock market is the best performing in the world so far this year. It’s up by 28%, dwarfing the European equities rally (the major French, Italian and German indices are all up by more than 10%), and eclipsing the S&P...

    Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks
    Feb23

    Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks

    read more …read more Source: CNS...

    A quick look at Guingamp’s financials
    Feb23

    A quick look at Guingamp’s financials

    By The Associated Press read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Deadly Bomb Blast Hits Rally In Kharkiv, Ukraine
    Feb23

    Deadly Bomb Blast Hits Rally In Kharkiv, Ukraine

    The rally was one of several being held to mark a year since the Kiev uprising that led to the fall of pro-Russia leader Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Population 7,500, Guingamp takes on the world’s best
    Feb23

    Population 7,500, Guingamp takes on the world’s best

    GUINGAMP, France (AP) — The coaches went to their club president with a modest request: could he buy them a hut, locker or something to store their footballs and equipment? “No,” replied Bertrand Desplat, “it costs money.” With one of the puniest budgets in France’s top division, Guingamp can’t splash the cash like some of the...

    Ukraine Says It Can’t Withdraw Weapons, Citing Attacks During Truce
    Feb23

    Ukraine Says It Can’t Withdraw Weapons, Citing Attacks During Truce

    Noting deadly attacks by Russian-backed separatists who have renewed a push near the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine says it can’t withdraw heavy weapons from the front lines.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    FP’s Situation Report: Carter makes a splash abroad; Turkey pushes into Syria; Violence continues in Ukraine; and much more from around the world.
    Feb23

    FP’s Situation Report: Carter makes a splash abroad; Turkey pushes into Syria; Violence continues in Ukraine; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Carter makes a splash on his first overseas trip as Defense secretary. It didn’t take long for new defense chief Ashton Carter to shake things up. During an unannounced trip to Afghanistan, Carter said the United States and the government in Kabul were closing in on an agreement to keep American troops on...