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    Ukraine’s Euromaidan Protests Happened Here
    Feb18

    Ukraine’s Euromaidan Protests Happened Here

    It’s been three years since Ukraine’s Euromaidan protesters took the streets of Kyiv to demand the resignation of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych. RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service has returned to locations in the Ukrainian capital that saw some of the fiercest clashes. Between February 18 and 21, 2014, protests descended into...

    In Europe, Pence says US will hold Russia accountable
    Feb18

    In Europe, Pence says US will hold Russia accountable

    Vice President Mike Pence vowed Saturday that the United States will “hold Russia accountable” even as President Donald Trump searches for new common ground with Moscow at the start of his presidency. Pence, in an address to the Munich Security Conference, also offered assurances to European allies that the U.S. “strongly...

    Russia Calls for ‘post-West’ World Order: Lavrov
    Feb18

    Russia Calls for ‘post-West’ World Order: Lavrov

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called Saturday for an end to a world order dominated by the West and said Moscow wanted to establish a “pragmatic” relationship with the United States. Lavrov was speaking at the Munich Security Conference shortly after US Vice President Mike Pence told the audience Washington remained “unwavering” in its...

    US remains ‘your greatest ally’, Pence tells Europe
    Feb18

    US remains ‘your greatest ally’, Pence tells Europe

    MUNICH, Germany: US Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday pledged an “unwavering” commitment to transatlantic ties, aiming to reassure allies including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who pleaded with nations not to go it alone. Capping a week of whirlwind diplomacy by American officials who have descended on Europe to calm nerves...

    Tillerson assured Ukraine of US solidarity, Poroshenko says
    Feb18

    Tillerson assured Ukraine of US solidarity, Poroshenko says

    …read more Source: POLITICO – U.S....

    Nishikori finds footing on clay, reach Argentina semi-finals
    Feb18

    Nishikori finds footing on clay, reach Argentina semi-finals

    BUENOS AIRES: Top-seeded Kei Nishikori is finding his footing on clay. After struggling in his first match in the Argentina Open, the Japanese player beat No. 6 Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-1, 6-4 on Friday to reach the semi-finals in the outdoor clay-court event. Nishikori will face Carlos Berlocq of Argentina, a 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 winner over Thiago...

    Pence pledges the US’ unwavering support for NATO and will stay ‘faithful’ to Europe
    Feb18

    Pence pledges the US’ unwavering support for NATO and will stay ‘faithful’ to Europe

    ReutersUS Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday sought to assure allies that the Trump administration will back NATO and stand with Europe even as it looks for new ways to cooperate with Russia. In the first major foreign policy address for the new administration of President Donald Trump, Pence warned allies that they must pay their fair share...

    Trump, Putin and Flynnghazi: The president’s apparent reversal on Russia and Crimea isn’t all that hard to understand
    Feb18

    Trump, Putin and Flynnghazi: The president’s apparent reversal on Russia and Crimea isn’t all that hard to understand

    (Credit: Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin/Getty/Win McNamee) While the aftershocks of Flynnghazi continue to roil Washington, something has changed in the Trump administration’s policy toward Russia. Candidate Trump famously promised to review the status of Crimea, reassess American commitments to NATO and look into weakening the sanctions on...

    Lavrov Says Russia Wants Military Cooperation With NATO, ‘Pragmatic’ U.S. Ties
    Feb18

    Lavrov Says Russia Wants Military Cooperation With NATO, ‘Pragmatic’ U.S. Ties

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the “post-Cold War order” has come to an end but that Cold War thinking persists among some leaders in the West. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lavrov Says Russia Wants Military Cooperation With NATO, ‘Pragmatic’ U.S. Ties
    Feb18

    Lavrov Says Russia Wants Military Cooperation With NATO, ‘Pragmatic’ U.S. Ties

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the “post-Cold War order” has come to an end but that Cold War thinking persists among some leaders in the West. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...