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    In Ukraine: Global alarm over fighting as death toll hits 19
    Feb01

    In Ukraine: Global alarm over fighting as death toll hits 19

    Government forces and Russian-backed separatists exchanged mortar and rocket fire for a fourth day. The death toll from the latest escalation in fighting in Ukraine rose to 19 on Wednesday as international alarm rang out over the spike in bloodshed in the European Union’s back yard.Government forces and Russian-backed separatists exchanged...

    Jens Stoltenberg: NATO, Trump both want dialogue with Russia, says alliance chief
    Jan31

    Jens Stoltenberg: NATO, Trump both want dialogue with Russia, says alliance chief

    US President Trump has badly rattled Europe with his softer line on Putin and Moscow. US President Donald Trump and NATO both agree on the need for dialogue with Russia from a position of strength, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday.Trump has badly rattled Europe with his softer line on Moscow and by calling into question...

    In Russia: Crimean Tatar lawyer held over ‘extremist propaganda’
    Jan29

    In Russia: Crimean Tatar lawyer held over ‘extremist propaganda’

    Emil Kurbedinov was detained as he headed to a client's house that was being raided by law enforcement agents over purported ties to the banned Islamist group Hizb-ut-Tahrir. Russian authorities in annexed Crimea on Thursday detained a Tatar lawyer for allegedly spreading “extremist propaganda”, activists said, the latest step in...

    Trump: US President vows better Russia ties, reassures NATO allies
    Jan29

    Trump: US President vows better Russia ties, reassures NATO allies

    Trump's friendly stance toward Putin, whom France and Germany both accuse of seeking to undermine Western unity, is being scrutinized since he won the US election in November. President Donald Trump vowed Saturday to improve floundering ties with Russia, while also reassuring close US allies he supports NATO.Amid growing international alarm...

    Donald Trump: EU leaders vow ‘firm’ response to US President
    Jan29

    Donald Trump: EU leaders vow ‘firm’ response to US President

    French President Francois Hollande also vowed a firm response to a growing list of pronouncements by the maverick tycoon. The EU’s traditional power couple France and Germany expressed mounting alarm at key decisions by US President Donald Trump in his first week in office, saying they raised many issues of concern.French President Francois...

    Kellyanne Conway: Removing sanctions on Russia ‘is under consideration’
    Jan27

    Kellyanne Conway: Removing sanctions on Russia ‘is under consideration’

    President Barack Obama sanctioned Russia in 2014 over its annexation of Crimea and incursion into eastern Ukraine. President Donald Trump’s senior adviser Kellyanne Conway said Friday that removing US sanctions on Russia “is under consideration” by the administration.When asked whether lifting the Obama administration’s...

    Donald Trump: US and president’s Russian to speak by phone on Saturday
    Jan27

    Donald Trump: US and president’s Russian to speak by phone on Saturday

    Putin would congratulate Trump on officially becoming president and the two would likely discuss the "state of bilateral ties". US President Donald Trump and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will on Saturday hold their first phone conversation since the American leader’s inauguration, the Kremlin said.”I can confirm that a...

    Media: Council of Europe decries rising attacks against journalists
    Jan25

    Media: Council of Europe decries rising attacks against journalists

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a resolution decrying the many cases of serious media threats. The Council of Europe on Tuesday voiced concern at the rising levels of violence against journalists throughout the continent, notably in Turkey and Russia.The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE)...

    Trump: A look at the scope of the intelligence community’s probes into President’s ties to Russia
    Jan24

    Trump: A look at the scope of the intelligence community’s probes into President’s ties to Russia

    The task force consisted of the FBI, the Treasury and Justice Departments, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and the National Security Agency. The US intelligence community has opened investigations into several members of President Donald Trump’s inner circle over the past year, focusing on the advisers’ potential...

    In Germany: Merkel faces more Russian disinformation ahead of poll: source
    Jan23

    In Germany: Merkel faces more Russian disinformation ahead of poll: source

    Angela Merkel will be facing an even broader Russian disinformation campaign ahead of this year's elections. German Chancellor Angela Merkel will face an even broader Russian disinformation campaign ahead of elections this year, according to EU findings, a source close to the matter said Monday.The source, who asked not to be identified,...

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