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    Greek PM Tsipras Lays Out His Case As The Clock Ticks On An EU Bailout
    Feb12

    Greek PM Tsipras Lays Out His Case As The Clock Ticks On An EU Bailout

    By Alastair Macdonald and Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS, Feb 12 (Reuters) – Greece’s radical new prime minister Alexis Tsipras was in Brussels on Thursday to lay out his case for more financial help to fellow EU leaders following finance ministers’ failure to narrow differences overnight. The summit chairman, conservative former Polish...

    The new Economist cover says it all
    Feb12

    The new Economist cover says it all

    As Vladimir Putin engaged in marathon peace negotiations with Germany, France, and Ukraine in the capital of Belarus, Russian tanks were allegedly rolling into Ukraine. So as a inherently flawed peace deal is in place, the circumstances surrounding the agreement say a lot more than the “glimmer of hope” provided by the latest...

    Alan Riley: Moscow’s strategy of using pipelines to control markets, and countries, is no longer working
    Feb12

    Alan Riley: Moscow’s strategy of using pipelines to control markets, and countries, is no longer working

    At a meeting in Moscow on Jan. 14, the European Commission’s vice president for energy union, Maros Sefcovic, was surprised to hear the head of Gazprom, Aleksei Miller, declare that if the Europeans want continued access to the Russian natural gas that is currently piped through Ukraine, Europe would have to build its own pipelines to the...

    Minsk Memes: Two Dictators, Two Presidents, A Chancellor, And A Chair
    Feb12

    Minsk Memes: Two Dictators, Two Presidents, A Chancellor, And A Chair

    Most of the negotiations in Minsk for Ukraine’s future happened behind closed doors. But when the doors briefly opened, journalists took what they could get — a barking reporter, a Ukraine-Russia scowl-off, and a possible battle between the leaders of Russia and Belarus over a chair. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘Glimmer of hope’ for Ukraine after deal at Minsk peace summit
    Feb12

    ‘Glimmer of hope’ for Ukraine after deal at Minsk peace summit

    MINSK – Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed a deal that offers a “glimmer of hope” for an end to fighting in eastern Ukraine after marathon overnight talks. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Markets rise on hopes for Ukraine, sanguine about Greece
    Feb12

    Markets rise on hopes for Ukraine, sanguine about Greece

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were slightly lower in early trading Wednesday. Investors have their focus turned to Europe, where an emergency meeting of European finance ministers will address Greece’s appeal for more generous bailout conditions. Energy stocks were among the biggest decliners as the price of oil, once again, fell. …read...

    Markets rise on hopes for Ukraine, sanguine about Greece
    Feb12

    Markets rise on hopes for Ukraine, sanguine about Greece

    By KEN SWEET read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal; cease-fire Sunday
    Feb12

    Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal; cease-fire Sunday

    Guns will fall silent, heavy weapons will pull back from the front, and Ukraine will trade a broad autonomy for the east to get back control of its Russian border by the end of this year under a peace deal hammered out… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Leaders agree to Ukraine peace deal after marathon talks
    Feb12

    Leaders agree to Ukraine peace deal after marathon talks

    A previous peace deal agreed in Minsk has failed to quell the violence. …read more Source: USA...

    Peace Possible: Russia, Ukraine Reach Deal
    Feb12

    Peace Possible: Russia, Ukraine Reach Deal

    MINSK, Belarus—Guns will fall silent, heavy weapons will pull back from the front, and Ukraine will trade a broad autonomy for the east for control of the Russian border by the end of the year under a peace deal hammered out Thursday in all-night negotiations between Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany The deal was full of potential pitfalls,...