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    Six Allies Washington Should Dump From Its Lonely Hearts Club
    Feb26

    Six Allies Washington Should Dump From Its Lonely Hearts Club

    It’s hard to get out of a bad relationship. The good times may be over and the once vibrant connection may be dead, but people just can’t admit that it’s time to say goodbye. Countries have the same problem. Especially the U.S. Washington has spent decades collecting allies, like many people accumulate Facebook...

    OSCE Denounces Ukrainian Measures Toward Russian Journalists
    Feb26

    OSCE Denounces Ukrainian Measures Toward Russian Journalists

    The OSCE representative on freedom of the media says recent measures limiting Russian journalists from fulfilling their professional activities in Ukraine are “excessive.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine, rebels start pulling back heavy weapons in the east
    Feb26

    Ukraine, rebels start pulling back heavy weapons in the east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — In a long-awaited development, Ukrainian forces and separatist fighters both announced Thursday they are pulling back heavy… …read more Source:...

    U.S. blasts Russia for detention of Ukrainian pilot
    Feb26

    U.S. blasts Russia for detention of Ukrainian pilot

    State Department calls detention “unacceptable.” …read more Source: USA...

    NATO ready to advise Libya on security, eyes more drones
    Feb26

    NATO ready to advise Libya on security, eyes more drones

    ROME (AP) — NATO’s chief said Thursday the alliance was ready to advise Libya’s government on defense and security issues, saying the deteriorating situation in the country is posing new security threats for Europe that require a more robust defense. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg also told a news conference in Rome that the...

    Ukraine Claims It Will Withdraw Heavy Weapons From East
    Feb26

    Ukraine Claims It Will Withdraw Heavy Weapons From East

    KIEV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s military said it would start pulling back its heavy weapons Thursday from the front line with Russian-backed separatists as required under a cease-fire agreement. The Defense Ministry said in a statement that it reserved the right to revise its withdrawal plans in the event of an attack by rebel forces, however. It...

    Putin Threatens Ukraine With Gas Cutoff
    Feb26

    Putin Threatens Ukraine With Gas Cutoff

    MOSCOW—President Vladimir Putin has warned that Russia will cut gas supplies to Ukraine if it fails to pay in advance for future deliveries. Putin said Wednesday that Ukraine’s latest payment would only be good for another three to four days, warning that the cutoff may disrupt transit to Europe. Following a bruising price and debt dispute,...

    Ukrainian Military: Attacks Down, but Not yet a Cease-Fire
    Feb26

    Ukrainian Military: Attacks Down, but Not yet a Cease-Fire

    KIEV, Ukraine— Ukraine’s military says rebel violations of a cease-fire in the country’s east are persisting, but have fallen off in recent days. Military spokesman Lt. Col. Anatoliy Stelmakh told a briefing Wednesday that Russian-backed rebels shelled the village of Popasna twice during the night and also continued trying to overrun...

    Ukraine truce pullback of weapons finally begins
    Feb26

    Ukraine truce pullback of weapons finally begins

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 26 (UPI) — The Ukrainian army said Thursday it was withdrawing heavy weapons from the front lines of its conflict with pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine will start pulling back heavy weapons in the east
    Feb26

    Ukraine will start pulling back heavy weapons in the east

    Russia-backed rebels sit on an armored transporter driving to the airport outside Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Ukrainian troops held captive in the separatist stronghold of Done… …read more Source: The Bismarck...