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    I.M.F. Approves $17.5 Billion Bailout for Ukraine
    Feb12

    I.M.F. Approves $17.5 Billion Bailout for Ukraine

    The plan replaces a $17 billion package that was extended last year to help stabilize an economy reeling from political upheaval and a separatist uprising. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ottawa plans to provide valuable satellite images to Ukrainian forces
    Feb12

    Ottawa plans to provide valuable satellite images to Ukrainian forces

    Ottawa plans to help Ukraine’s beleaguered armed forces by providing them with high-resolution images from Canada’s powerful RADARSAT-2 satellite, CTV News has learned. Twice a day, the satellite will cross over Ukraine, providing precise details on what is happening on the ground — day or night. That will allow the Ukrainians to...

    The Daily Vertical: What Now?
    Feb12

    The Daily Vertical: What Now?

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that will appear Monday through Friday. Viewers can submit suggested topics to address on Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New peace deal reached for eastern Ukraine
    Feb12

    New peace deal reached for eastern Ukraine

    MINSK, Belarus — Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany on Thursday emerged from marathon 16-hour talks to announce a comprehensive peace deal for eastern Ukraine, but questions remained whether Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels have agreed on all of its terms. Russian President Vladimir Putin told reporters that the agreement envisages...

    Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks
    Feb12

    Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks

    The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine engaged in crucial peace talks Wednesday in the Belarusian capital as fighting still raged in eastern Ukraine. (Feb. 11) …read more Source: USA...

    Peace deal reached for eastern Ukraine after marathon talks
    Feb12

    Peace deal reached for eastern Ukraine after marathon talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine effective midnight Saturday. …read more Source: CTV...

    Image of gay couple in Russia wins World Press Photo
    Feb12

    Image of gay couple in Russia wins World Press Photo

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — An atmospheric image of a gay couple in Russia by Danish photographer Mads Nissen was crowned the World Press Photo of the Year 2014 on Thursday. The intimate image of Jon and Alex is part of a larger project by Nissen called “Homophobia in Russia” that highlights how life is increasingly difficult for sexual minorities in...

    Ukraine ceasefire to begin Sunday
    Feb12

    Ukraine ceasefire to begin Sunday

    The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany on Thursday emerged from marathon 16-hour talks to announce a comprehensive peace deal for eastern Ukraine, but questions remained whether Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels have agreed on all of its terms. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine gets new bailout deal from IMF
    Feb12

    Ukraine gets new bailout deal from IMF

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The International Monetary Fund has agreed to provide Ukraine with 15.5 billion euros ($17.6 billion) to help support economic reforms. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said Thursday that “this new program offers an important opportunity for Ukraine to move its economy forward at a critical moment in the...

    Marathon Ukraine talks end with peace deal
    Feb12

    Marathon Ukraine talks end with peace deal

    Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany on Thursday emerged from marathon 16-hour talks to announce a comprehensive peace deal for eastern Ukraine, but questions remained whether Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels… …read more Source: WAVE 3...