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    Top Trump envoys signal no quick changes to U.S.-Russia ties
    Feb17

    Top Trump envoys signal no quick changes to U.S.-Russia ties

    BRUSSELS — The Trump administration signaled Thursday there will be no change soon in U.S.-Russian relations, putting the onus on Moscow to prove itself if it wants closer cooperation with Washington. Russia’s support for Ukrainian separatists was underscored as a test case of its willingness to change behavior. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine To Renew Search For Remains At MH17 Crash Site After Bone Found
    Feb17

    Ukraine To Renew Search For Remains At MH17 Crash Site After Bone Found

    Ukraine this spring will renew its search for human remains at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, Dutch Security and Justice Minister Stef Blok said on February 16. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian touch in a Dutch vote has European officials on alert
    Feb17

    Russian touch in a Dutch vote has European officials on alert

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Harry van Bommel, a left-wing member of the Dutch Parliament, had persuasive allies in convincing voters that they should reject a trade pact with Ukraine — his special “Ukrainian team,” a gleefully contrarian group of émigrés whose sympathies lay with Russia. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Pence heads to Europe on reassurance tour
    Feb17

    Pence heads to Europe on reassurance tour

    US Vice President Mike Pence will seek on Saturday to soothe allies unnerved by his boss’ unorthodox statements on Russia and NATO as he stresses America’s commitment to Europe during the first major foreign address for the Trump administration. Pence will tell the annual Munich Security Conference that Europe is an...

    Ukrainian Hacker Gets 41 Months Jail In U.S. For Stealing Credit Card Data
    Feb17

    Ukrainian Hacker Gets 41 Months Jail In U.S. For Stealing Credit Card Data

    A Ukrainian hacker was sentenced to 41 months in prison for a scheme using more than 13,000 computers to steal log-in and credit card information, U.S. prosecutors said on February 16. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia
    Feb17

    Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia

    Turkey has increased scrutiny of Russian-speaking Muslim communities in the past few months following a series of attacks blamed on Daesh, 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 expelled others, according to...

    Hat-tricks for United’s Ibrahimovic, Roma’s Dzeko
    Feb17

    Hat-tricks for United’s Ibrahimovic, Roma’s Dzeko

    LONDON (Agencies) – The goals continued to flow for Manchester Uniteds Zlatan Ibrahimovic and AS Romas Edin Dzeko as they bagged hat-tricks to help their teams take commanding leads in the first legs of their Europa League last 32 ties on Thursday.United swept aside St Etienne 3-0 at Old Trafford and Roma made light work of last seasons...

    Spurs lose at Gent, Lyon thrash Alkmaar in Europa League
    Feb17

    Spurs lose at Gent, Lyon thrash Alkmaar in Europa League

    LONDON: Tottenham Hotspurs Europa League campaign got off to a frustrating start as they were beaten 1-0 by mid-table Belgian outfit Gent in their last 32, first leg tie on Thursday despite fielding a strong side.Spurs, who have dropped into the competition from the Champions League, were off colour throughout the match and were undone in the...

    Europe must not bow to US spending demands on NATO: EU’s Juncker
    Feb17

    Europe must not bow to US spending demands on NATO: EU’s Juncker

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (right) welcomes Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman ahead of a meeting in Brussels, Belgium, on February 10, 2017. Photo: Reuters MUNICH: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Thursday that Europe must not cave in to US demands to raise military spending, arguing that...

    5 things to watch at this year’s Munich Security Conference
    Feb17

    5 things to watch at this year’s Munich Security Conference

    BERLIN — This weekend, the German chancellor, the U.S. vice president and dozens of foreign and defense ministers will mingle with other political big shots at the grandiose Bayerischer Hof hotel in the Bavarian capital. Just another year at the Munich Security Conference? Not really. For much of its history stretching back more than...