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    Greek PM Tsipras in Brussels as Clock Ticks on EU Bailout
    Feb12

    Greek PM Tsipras in Brussels as Clock Ticks on EU Bailout

    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 premier Donald Tusk, confessed to anxiety about Greece after the newly...

    Russia, Ukraine agree to cease-fire deal after truce talks
    Feb12

    Russia, Ukraine agree to cease-fire deal after truce talks

    The cease-fire is set to start this weekend in eastern Ukraine. All-night talks in Belarus led to an agreement, as Russian President Vladimir Putin says negotiations with the leaders of Ukraine, France and Germany were difficult. Charlie Rose reports. …read more Source:...

    Gazprom seeks Ukrainian gas payments
    Feb12

    Gazprom seeks Ukrainian gas payments

    Daniel J. GraeberMOSCOW, Feb. 12 (UPI) — With a $17.5 billion agreement from the International Monetary Fund in hand, Russian gas company Gazprom said Thursday it was time Ukraine settled its debt. …read more Source: United Press...

    ‘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 Peace River Record...

    Leaders reach cease-fire deal in Ukraine
    Feb12

    Leaders reach cease-fire deal in Ukraine

    MOSCOW —European leaders announced a cease-fire deal for eastern Ukraine on Thursday that includes the front-line withdrawal of heavy weapons, but powerful disagreements remain over the grinding conflict. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    As Part of Ukraine Deal, Russia to Free Imprisoned Ukraine Pilot
    Feb12

    As Part of Ukraine Deal, Russia to Free Imprisoned Ukraine Pilot

    Nadiya V. Savchenko, a former lieutenant in the Ukrainian military, has been charged by Russia in connection with the killings of two Russian journalists who died in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    European markets are on fire
    Feb12

    European markets are on fire

    European markets are on fire Thursday, on the news of a peace deal to end fighting in Ukraine. Here’s how the major indices were performing today at 12 p.m GMT (6 a.m. ET): The ceasefire agreement, hashed out late Wednesday by leaders of Russia, Germany, France, and Ukraine, follows an announcement from the International Monetary Fund that...

    Putin: leaders agree deal for Ukraine cease-fire
    Feb12

    Putin: leaders agree deal for Ukraine cease-fire

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday emerged from marathon Ukraine peace talks by announcing a new cease-fire deal, but questions remained whether Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels have agreed on its terms. (Feb. 12) Video provided by AP …read more Source: USA...

    Marathon Ukraine talks end with peace deal
    Feb12

    Marathon Ukraine talks end with peace 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 GermanyThe deal was full of potential...

    Beneath Ukraine’s Front Lines
    Feb12

    Beneath Ukraine’s Front Lines

    Half a mile below the battlefield in eastern Ukraine, the team of coal miners didn’t hear the impact of the mortar that nearly killed them on Nov. 22. The projectile struck the shed that houses the mine’s electrical circuits, shutting down the ventilation system and the elevator in the mine’s deepest shaft. … …read more...