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    Soviet army monument banned from returning to Warsaw square
    Feb27

    Soviet army monument banned from returning to Warsaw square

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Warsaw city councilors have banned a 1945 monument of Polish-Soviet brotherhood in arms from being returned to its place on a city street. The move, a reversal of their own previous decision, comes as ties between Warsaw and Moscow are strained over the conflict in eastern Ukraine.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine, Rebels Withdraw Heavy Weapons As Troops Killed
    Feb27

    Ukraine, Rebels Withdraw Heavy Weapons As Troops Killed

    NOVOAMVROSIIVSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian and Russian-backed separatist forces drew back some heavy weapons from the front line in the east Friday in compliance with a cease-fire deal, although officials in Kiev accused rebels of falling short of requirements. Separatist fighters moved rocket launchers to a location 70 kilometers (43 miles) back...

    Ukraine, rebels take steps to honor cease-fire
    Feb27

    Ukraine, rebels take steps to honor cease-fire

    Both Ukraine’s military and Russian-backed separatists seemed to take the first steps Thursday and Friday toward honoring this month’s cease-fire by withdrawing their heavy weaponry from the front lines of the conflict in the country’s east.The… …read more Source: The...

    Spain Arrests 8 on Suspicion They Fought in Ukraine
    Feb27

    Spain Arrests 8 on Suspicion They Fought in Ukraine

    Those arrested, the ministry said, recently returned to Spain after going to Ukraine last year to join pro-Russian troops around Luhansk and Donetsk. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons
    Feb27

    Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons

    Ukrainian and Russian-backed separatist forces drew back some heavy weapons from the front line in the east Friday in compliance with a cease-fire deal, although officials in Kyiv accused rebels of falling short of requirements. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine ceasefire: heavy weapons withdrawn, suspicion lingers
    Feb27

    Ukraine ceasefire: heavy weapons withdrawn, suspicion lingers

    Ukrainian and Russian-backed separatist forces drew back some heavy weapons from the front line in the east Friday in compliance with a ceasefire deal, although officials in Kyiv accused rebels of falling short of requirements. …read more Source: CTV...

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ, JCP, BRK)
    Feb27

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

    Here is what you need to know. Germany has approved an extension of the Greek bailout. The Bundestag voted 542-32 in favor of extending the Greek bailout until July. Russia and Ukraine have scheduled gas talks. The two sides are scheduled to meet in Brussels, Belgium on March 2 to discuss the Russia’s gas supply to Ukraine. Meanwhile, the...

    This February belonged to Greece and Germany
    Feb27

    This February belonged to Greece and Germany

    Nobody went to the Acropolis, we didn’t go island-hopping, it was very, very cold, and nobody ate moussaka (unless, of course, you did!) Instead, when we talked about Greece this month (as we did, ad nauseum), we talked debt-to-GDP ratio, youth unemployment, tax reform, nail-biting negotiations, Germany, the euro, and the fashion choices of...

    Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons
    Feb27

    Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons

    By VADIM GHIRDA NOVOAMVROSIIVSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Separatist fighters in east Ukraine have moved rocket launchers to a location 70 kilometers (43 miles) back from the front line with government troops in the first confirmed compliance with a cease-fire agreed earlier this month.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Deaths shake Ukraine truce, Poroshenko wary of Russia threat
    Feb27

    Deaths shake Ukraine truce, Poroshenko wary of Russia threat

    KIEV – Ukraine on Friday reported the first deaths in three days in east Ukraine, denting hopes a ceasefire will hold, and President Petro Poroshenko said Russia would pose a “military threat” even if the truce is solid. …read more Source: The Toronto...