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    ‘Better The Brits Than NATO:’ Security Analyst Plays Down U.K. Troops In Ukraine
    Feb25

    ‘Better The Brits Than NATO:’ Security Analyst Plays Down U.K. Troops In Ukraine

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced on February 24 that Britain would send military personnel to Ukraine soon to help train its army. RFE/RL’s Rikard Jozwiak spoke to Judy Dempsey, senior associate at Carnegie Europe and editor-in-chief of the blog Strategic Europe about the significance of the move. …read more Source: Radio...

    Moscow Court Refuses To Release Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko
    Feb25

    Moscow Court Refuses To Release Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko

    A Moscow appeals court has rejected hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko’s challenge against an extension of her pretrial detention period, upholding a ruling ordered her held until May 13. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: What Is The West’s ‘Or Else’?
    Feb25

    The Daily Vertical: What Is The West’s ‘Or Else’?

    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...

    As Minsk II Flounders, Europe Scrambles For A Backup Plan
    Feb25

    As Minsk II Flounders, Europe Scrambles For A Backup Plan

    As hopes for implementation of the Minsk II agreement on stabilizing eastern Ukraine fade, the European Union is wrestling with the question, “What next?” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Says Fighting Eases, But Cease-Fire Still Not Implemented
    Feb25

    Ukraine Says Fighting Eases, But Cease-Fire Still Not Implemented

    Ukraine’s military says violations by Russian-backed separatists of a newly signed cease-fire deal are continuing, but have been decreasing in recent days. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimean Tatar Leader Urges Savchenko To Stop Hunger Strike
    Feb25

    Crimean Tatar Leader Urges Savchenko To Stop Hunger Strike

    Veteran Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev has called on Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko to end her hunger strike in a Russian jail. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Troops Complete Training Near Lviv
    Feb25

    Ukrainian Troops Complete Training Near Lviv

    More than five thousand Ukrainian troops completed basic training at a military firing range near the western city of Lviv on February 24. The average age of the recruits, some of whom are volunteers while others have been mobilized, is 40. They will be sent for further training with units, before eventually being deployed in the war zone....

    Ukraine Imposes More Controls On Foreign Currency Purchases
    Feb25

    Ukraine Imposes More Controls On Foreign Currency Purchases

    Ukraine’s central bank has imposed a temporary ban on purchases of foreign currencies by authorized banks on behalf of their customers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Amnesty International Condemns ‘Shameful’ Global Response To Rights Abuses
    Feb25

    Amnesty International Condemns ‘Shameful’ Global Response To Rights Abuses

    Amnesty International (AI) says 2014 was a catastrophic year for millions caught up in violence, and condemned what it called a “shameful and ineffective” global response to conflict and abuses by governments and armed groups. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kerry Says Russia Lying About Ukraine
    Feb25

    Kerry Says Russia Lying About Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has accused Russia of lying about its involvement in the Ukraine conflict, amid reports of continued violations of a cease-fire agreement by Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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