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    US secretary of state says Russia must honor Ukraine deal
    Feb17

    US secretary of state says Russia must honor Ukraine deal

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Russia must abide by a 2015 deal aimed at ending fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists as the Trump administration searches for ways to work cooperatively with Moscow …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia warns US
    Feb17

    Russia warns US

    Nato to boost naval presence in Black Sea MOSCOW: Russia’s defence minister on Thursday warned Washington not to try to negotiate with Moscow “from a position of strength” ahead of the first meeting between their military chiefs since Donald Trump became US president. “We are ready to restore cooperation with the...

    A New Crisis Hits Ukraine: Turmoil at the Eurovision Song Contest
    Feb17

    A New Crisis Hits Ukraine: Turmoil at the Eurovision Song Contest

    The contest, a European institution that is scheduled to take place in Ukraine this year, appears to be in jeopardy after the organizing team quit en masse amid allegations of corruption. …read more Source: The New York...

    Full Transcript: President Trump Press Conference
    Feb17

    Full Transcript: President Trump Press Conference

    Donald Trump used his first solo press conference as president to deliver a broad defense of his turbulent first month in office, denying reports of chaos within the White House and insisting his administration is running “like a fine-tuned machine.” President Donald Trump: Thank you very much. I just wanted to begin by mentioning that the...

    Rising Violence In Ukraine Puts The Spotlight On U.S. Relations With Russia
    Feb17

    Rising Violence In Ukraine Puts The Spotlight On U.S. Relations With Russia

    Eastern Ukraine has seen a deadly spike in violence in recent weeks, as shelling and fighting between Ukrainian soldiers and pro-Russian rebels have killed dozens. On Wednesday, the Ukrainian government also alleged that Russia launched a new series of cyber attacks against the country’s infrastructure. The surge in Ukraine’s ongoing...

    Ukrainian hacker sentenced in U.S. to 41 months in prison
    Feb17

    Ukrainian hacker sentenced in U.S. to 41 months in prison

    By Nate Raymond (Reuters) – A Ukrainian who administered two online hacking forums was sentenced on Thursday to 41 months in prison for… …read more Source:...

    Read: The full transcript of President Trump’s wild press conference
    Feb17

    Read: The full transcript of President Trump’s wild press conference

    Video and a rush transcript of Trump’s February 16 press conference On Thursday afternoon, President Trump held a press conference in the wake of several events that have rocked his young administration, including the resignation of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, the revelation that Russia secretly deployed a missile that...

    Four famines mean 20 million may starve in the next six months
    Feb17

    Four famines mean 20 million may starve in the next six months

    GENEVA (Reuters) – More than 20 million people – greater than the population of Romania or Florida – risk dying from starvation within six months in four separate famines, UN World Food Programme chief economist Arif Husain says.Wars in Yemen, northeastern Nigeria and South Sudan have devastated households and driven up prices,...

    Tillerson, in diplomatic debut, urges Russia to pull back in eastern Ukraine
    Feb17

    Tillerson, in diplomatic debut, urges Russia to pull back in eastern Ukraine

    The new secretary of state met his Russian counterpart in Bonn for the first time and took a firm line on Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia
    Feb17

    Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey has increased scrutiny of Russian-speaking Muslim communities in the past few months following a series of attacks blamed on Islamic State, a concrete example of the renewed relationship between the two countries.Turkish police have raided the homes of Russian-speaking immigrants in Istanbul, detained many and...