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    Ukrainian lawmaker visits rebel east, urges prisoner release
    Feb24

    Ukrainian lawmaker visits rebel east, urges prisoner release

    Savchenko, who has a hero’s status, has stirred controversy with criticism of the Ukrainian government and calls for a dialogue with the Russia-backed rebels to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine that has killed more than 9,800 people since April 2014. Agency spokesman Oleksandr Tkachuk says Savchenko’s trip is causing...

    Ukrainian lawmaker visits rebel east, urges prisoner release
    Feb24

    Ukrainian lawmaker visits rebel east, urges prisoner release

    A Ukrainian lawmaker has visited the rebel east to meet with Ukrainian prisoners held by the rebels. Nadiya Savchenko, a pilot who spent two years in a Russian prison before … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Ukrainian lawmaker visits rebel east, urges prisoner release
    Feb24

    Ukrainian lawmaker visits rebel east, urges prisoner release

    A Ukrainian lawmaker has visited the rebel east to meet with Ukrainian war prisoners …read more Source: ABC...

    Someone at CPAC handed out Russian flags with “Trump” written in bold
    Feb24

    Someone at CPAC handed out Russian flags with “Trump” written in bold

    President Donald Trump’s extensive connections to Russian political and business interests became noticable Friday at CPAC, right as the president was speaking to the crowd. During his speech in front of the Conservative Political Conference on Friday, members of the crowd could be seen waiving Russian flags with Trump’s name on them....

    How A Grey Blob Meme Ended Up Addressing Ukraine’s Parliament
    Feb24

    How A Grey Blob Meme Ended Up Addressing Ukraine’s Parliament

    Seal of disapproval? …read more Source:...

    Playtime at the Reichstag and Pick-up Football in Ukraine: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Feb24

    Playtime at the Reichstag and Pick-up Football in Ukraine: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    My Trip to the DMZ Christoph Niemann | The New York Times Magazine “The 60-minute bus ride felt a bit like a school trip. A stern guide lectured us about the Korean War: How the conflict came to an end in 1953 with an armistice establishing a permanent border called the Military Demarcation Line (M.D.L.), from which both armies retreated two...

    The Foreign-Policy Contradictions of the Trump Administration: A Crib Sheet
    Feb24

    The Foreign-Policy Contradictions of the Trump Administration: A Crib Sheet

    During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump regularly contradicted himself on foreign policy. Now he has an entire administration to mix up the messages. Often these misalignments seem to be attempts by Trump’s team to soften the more controversial statements made by the president. But any effort to walk back the tweeter-in-chief’s...

    Trump and Putin are both very insecure about the size of their nuclear arsenals
    Feb24

    Trump and Putin are both very insecure about the size of their nuclear arsenals

    Donald Trump says the United States has fallen behind and must return to the “top of the pack” in nuclear weapons capability. The president on Thursday called a recent report of a missile deployment and arms control violation by Russia a “big deal” that he would raise with Russian President Vladimir Putin if the two meet. Moscow has a decidedly...

    #AllViews live: euronews journalists discuss current conflicts in Syria and Ukraine
    Feb24

    #AllViews live: euronews journalists discuss current conflicts in Syria and Ukraine

    Do you have a question about the current conflicts in Syria and Ukraine? Both conflicts are closely tied to global geo-political currents. What role …read more Source:...

    The tipping point: Will Trump, Congress, Sessions, Comey all cooperate to bury Russia connections?
    Feb24

    The tipping point: Will Trump, Congress, Sessions, Comey all cooperate to bury Russia connections?

    In a week where we have news of Donald Trump’s personal attorney working with pro-Russian forces to craft a deal that hands over Crimea while lifting U.S. sanctions, Trump’s campaign chair being blackmailed over millions funneled to him from Moscow, and Russian officials continuing to brag about their inside connection to the Trump...