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    Top Ukraine separatist commander assassinated
    Feb08

    Top Ukraine separatist commander assassinated

    A top rebel commander in eastern Ukraine has been killed in what local authorities described as an assassination. Mikhail Tolstykh joins a string of other warlords killed in bombings in recent months. …read more Source:...

    Russia says ship’s crew taken hostage off Nigerian coast
    Feb08

    Russia says ship’s crew taken hostage off Nigerian coast

    A crew of seven Russians and a Ukrainian have been taken hostage off the coast of Nigeria after their ship was attacked, diplomats in Moscow and Kiev said Wednesday. …read more Source: Daily...

    Top Ukraine separtist commander assassinated
    Feb08

    Top Ukraine separtist commander assassinated

    A top rebel commander in eastern Ukraine has been killed in what local authorities described as an assassination. Mikhail Tolstykh joins a string of other warlords killed in bombings in recent months. …read more Source:...

    Senators are pushing a measure that could prevent Trump from lifting Russia sanctions
    Feb08

    Senators are pushing a measure that could prevent Trump from lifting Russia sanctions

    It's a sign that US-Russia relations won't be warming anytime soon. A group of US senators are poised to introduce new legislation that would reign in the Trump administration should it seek to lift sanctions on Russia, according to a CNN report published Tuesday night. Citing a draft of the “Russia Review Act,” the cable...

    Senators are joining forces to prevent the White House from lifting sanctions against Russia
    Feb08

    Senators are joining forces to prevent the White House from lifting sanctions against Russia

    It's a sign that US-Russia relations won't be warming anytime soon. The US Senate is poised to introduce new legislation that would reign in the Trump administration should it seek to lift sanctions on Russia, according to a CNN report Tuesday night. Called the Russia Review Act, the proposed legislation would allow a congressional...

    Mattis is reportedly ‘not happy’ the White House is blocking his choice for a key staff position
    Feb08

    Mattis is reportedly ‘not happy’ the White House is blocking his choice for a key staff position

    This doesn't seem to be a fight over qualifications. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is reportedly “not happy” the White House is arguing with him over who should take the top job in the Pentagon’s policy shop, Foreign Policy reports. According to FP, Mattis wants former George W. Bush era Pentagon official Mary Beth Long to...

    Merkel urges Putin to help end violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb07

    Merkel urges Putin to help end violence in eastern Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German leader Angela Merkel urged Russia’s Vladimir Putin in a telephone call on Tuesday to use his influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to stop the violence there, and the two agreed on the need for new ceasefire efforts, a German government spokesman said. …read more Source: Libya...

    Merkel urges Putin to help end violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb07

    Merkel urges Putin to help end violence in eastern Ukraine

    German leader Angela Merkel urged Russia’s Vladimir Putin in a telephone call on Tuesday to use his influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to stop the violence there, and the two agreed on the need for new ceasefire efforts, a German government spokesman said. Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists have both blamed each other for...

    Kremlin: Putin, Merkel call for immediate truce in east Ukraine
    Feb07

    Kremlin: Putin, Merkel call for immediate truce in east Ukraine

    Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Germany’s Angela Merkel called for the immediate restoration of a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    Putin, Merkel call for immediate truce in east Ukraine: Kremlin
    Feb07

    Putin, Merkel call for immediate truce in east Ukraine: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a immediate restoration of the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine during a phone call on Tuesday between the two leaders, Kremlin said in statement. …read more Source: Libya...

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