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    Putin, Poroshenko Shake on Ceasefire
    Feb12

    Putin, Poroshenko Shake on Ceasefire

    Could this be the handshake that clinches peace in eastern Ukraine? Hopes are certainly higher after a marathon night of talks between President Petro Poroshenko – and Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukrainian Speaker Seeks Ethics Code After Lawmakers Brawl
    Feb12

    Ukrainian Speaker Seeks Ethics Code After Lawmakers Brawl

    A fight between two members of the Ukrainian parliament led to a disruption of a parliamentary session and calls for an ethics code for lawmakers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A look at who got what in peace deal for eastern Ukraine
    Feb12

    A look at who got what in peace deal for eastern Ukraine

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The peace deal for eastern Ukraine agreed Thursday sets clear deadlines for a cease-fire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons, but resolution of the main political and economic issues behind the conflict was made conditional on a series of difficult steps and put off until the end of the year…. …read more...

    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...

    A look at who got what in peace deal for eastern Ukraine
    Feb12

    A look at who got what in peace deal for eastern Ukraine

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The peace deal for eastern Ukraine agreed Thursday sets clear deadlines for a cease-fire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons, but resolution of the main political and economic issues behind the conflict was made conditional on a series of difficult steps and put off until the end of the year. …read more Source: U.S....

    Leaders agree to Ukraine cease-fire
    Feb12

    Leaders agree to Ukraine cease-fire

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

    A Look at Who Got What in Peace Deal for Eastern Ukraine
    Feb12

    A Look at Who Got What in Peace Deal for Eastern Ukraine

    A look at the peace deal for eastern Ukraine and who got what …read more Source: ABC...

    A look at who got what in peace deal for eastern Ukraine
    Feb12

    A look at who got what in peace deal for eastern Ukraine

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The peace deal for eastern Ukraine agreed Thursday sets clear deadlines for a cease-fire and the withdrawal of heavy… …read more Source:...

    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...

    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...