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    Ukraine Right-wing Groups Rally Against Government
    Feb23

    Ukraine Right-wing Groups Rally Against Government

    A few thousand Ukrainians rallied Wednesday to demand a change of political leadership in a demonstration that coincided with the third anniversary of the ousting of pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych amid mass street protests. The rally was organized by three right-wing parties who accuse the government of being too weak and conciliatory in...

    Russia acknowledges propaganda force meant to wage information warfare against the West
    Feb23

    Russia acknowledges propaganda force meant to wage information warfare against the West

    "Propaganda needs to be clever, smart and efficient," said Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in reference to the new unit. The Russian Defense Ministry has formalized its information-warfare efforts with a dedicated propaganda division, Russian state-run media said on Wednesday, the Associated Press reports. “Propaganda needs...

    Russia creates propaganda force to wage information warfare against the West
    Feb22

    Russia creates propaganda force to wage information warfare against the West

    "Propaganda needs to be clever, smart and efficient," said Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in reference to the new unit. The Russian Defense Ministry has formalized its information-warfare efforts with a dedicated propaganda division, Russian state-run media reported on Wednesday. “Propaganda needs to be clever, smart and...

    Poroshenko, Trump: Ukraine leader praises ‘effective’ dialogue with US President
    Feb22

    Poroshenko, Trump: Ukraine leader praises ‘effective’ dialogue with US President

    Poroshenko told a meeting of Ukraine's top brass that he "had two very effective conversations with US President Donald Trump." Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Wednesday he has had two “very effective” conversations with US counterpart Donald Trump and was confident of building strong relations with...

    Ex-Ukraine leader urges Trump to end war in east
    Feb22

    Ex-Ukraine leader urges Trump to end war in east

    Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych has urged US President Donald Trump to act to stop the war in eastern Ukraine that he blamed on “irresponsible actions” by Kiev and the West. In the letter, which was made public on Wednesday, Yanukovych urges the US leader to “take urgent and exhaustive measures to stop the war.” …read more...

    Ex-Ukraine leader urges Trump to end war in east
    Feb22

    Ex-Ukraine leader urges Trump to end war in east

    Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych has urged US President Donald Trump to act to stop the war in eastern Ukraine that he blamed on “irresponsible actions” by Kiev and the West. In the letter, which was made public on Wednesday, Yanukovych urges the US leader to “take urgent and exhaustive measures to stop the war.” “I wrote to President...

    Ukraine ceasefire ‘doesn’t look too good’ – OSCE head
    Feb22

    Ukraine ceasefire ‘doesn’t look too good’ – OSCE head

    Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed separatists had appeared to be respecting the new ceasefire attempt on Monday. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    No Clear Cause for Russian UN Ambassador’s Sudden Death
    Feb22

    No Clear Cause for Russian UN Ambassador’s Sudden Death

    New York City’s medical examiners have failed to determine what caused the sudden death this week of Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin. The medical examiners concluded that further study, which usually includes toxicology tests and other screenings, would be needed before they could say why Churkin died...

    WHITE HOUSE: Russia-Ukraine ‘peace plan’ controversy is an ‘absurd, misleading attempt to distract’
    Feb22

    WHITE HOUSE: Russia-Ukraine ‘peace plan’ controversy is an ‘absurd, misleading attempt to distract’

    The White House says the controversy surrounding the role Trump's lawyer played in pushing a "peace plan" for Russia and Ukraine is "an absurd attempt to distract." The controversy surrounding the role President Trump’s lawyer played in pushing a “peace plan” for Russia and Ukraine on the National...

    Haley: US Committed to European Allies
    Feb21

    Haley: US Committed to European Allies

    Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Tuesday that the U.S. is committed to working with European allies, despite occasional disagreements. “At the end of the day, no one should misinterpret occasional policy differences and debates as a signal of anything less than total commitment to our alliances in Europe. That commitment is...

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