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    Rex Tillerson: G20 meets US Secretary of State: what to expect
    Feb16

    Rex Tillerson: G20 meets US Secretary of State: what to expect

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's G20 peers get their first chance Thursday to hear direct from the top what President Donald Trump's foreign policy will look like. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s G20 peers get their first chance Thursday to hear direct from the top what President Donald Trump’s foreign policy will...

    Dunford to speak with Russia’s top general in first such meeting since 2014
    Feb16

    Dunford to speak with Russia’s top general in first such meeting since 2014

    Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will meet with the top Russian military officer this week, in the first encounter between the two countries’ leading generals since Russia’s intervention in Ukraine and its annexation of Crimea in 2014. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Rex Tillerson: All eyes on US Secretary of State at G20 in diplomatic debut
    Feb16

    Rex Tillerson: All eyes on US Secretary of State at G20 in diplomatic debut

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday will make his diplomatic debut at a G20 gathering in Germany, where his counterparts hope to find out what "America First" means for the rest of the world. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday will make his diplomatic debut at a G20 gathering in Germany, where his counterparts...

    Ukraine charges Russia with new cyberattacks on infrastructure
    Feb16

    Ukraine charges Russia with new cyberattacks on infrastructure

    Ukraine on Wednesday accused Russian hackers of targeting its power grid, financial system and other infrastructure with a new type of virus that attacks industrial processes, the latest in a series of cyberoffensives against the country. Oleksandr Tkachuk, Ukraine’s security service chief of staff, said at a press conference that the...

    Ukraine declares state of emergency over energy
    Feb16

    Ukraine declares state of emergency over energy

    Ukraine on Wednesday announced a state of emergency for its energy sector that could result in rolling blackouts as officials try to sharply curtail electricity use by consumers. The decision was made at a Cabinet meeting to work out a response to a two-week strike by ultranationalists who have blocked a railroad between the coal-producing […]...

    Ukrainian warring sides agree to a pullback of heavy arms
    Feb16

    Ukrainian warring sides agree to a pullback of heavy arms

    An international mediator on Wednesday said Ukraine’s warring sides had agreed to withdraw heavy weapons from the volatile front line by Monday in line with a tattered peace plan. Martin Sajdik, the lead negotiator from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) on the crisis, said Ukraine, Russia and the eastern rebels...

    Bolsheviks capture Kiev – archive, 1918
    Feb16

    Bolsheviks capture Kiev – archive, 1918

    16 February 1918: Little by little the counter-revolutionaries were forced back by artillery and by bayonetsA report transmitted through the wireless stations of the Russian Government on February 11, announcing the capture of Kieff by Bolshevik troops, contains the following:–Events at Kieff took the following course. At the time when our troops...

    Trump’s Plan for the United Soviet(!) of America
    Feb16

    Trump’s Plan for the United Soviet(!) of America

    By Jean-Francois BoittinTrump is determined to “make the USA great again” — the United Soviet of America, that is. On numerous occasions, candidate – and now President – Trump has expressed admiration for Vladimir Putin, the Russian President’s leadership qualities and his own desire to work with him. Cozying up to Russia...

    Trump govt on verge of crisis over Russia – Analyst
    Feb16

    Trump govt on verge of crisis over Russia – Analyst

    The administration of US President Donald Trump is doing everything in its power to avoid a political crisis with Russia over the Crimean peninsula, says James Jatras, a former US senate foreign policy adviser. On Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said US President Donald Trump “expects the Russian government to de-escalate...

    Russian foreign ministry creates Chicken Crimea fitting Kremlin’s foreign policy
    Feb16

    Russian foreign ministry creates Chicken Crimea fitting Kremlin’s foreign policy

    …read more Source: The...