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    Flynn Exit Creates Vacuum That Trump’s Pragmatists May Fill
    Feb15

    Flynn Exit Creates Vacuum That Trump’s Pragmatists May Fill

    The dramatic departure of President Donald Trump’s hard-hitting national security adviser creates a vacuum of power and raises a key question about U.S. foreign policy: Will the pragmatists in the administration now gain clout? Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, both known as levelheaded technocrats, stand to...

    Donald Trump expects Russia to ‘return Crimea’ as he GETS TOUGH on Vladimir Putin
    Feb15

    Donald Trump expects Russia to ‘return Crimea’ as he GETS TOUGH on Vladimir Putin

    DONALD Trump has demanded the ‘return of Crimea’ and an end to violence in the region according to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer as the White House gets tough with Putin. …read more Source:...

    UN Official Fears Shaky Ukraine Cease-fire Will Not Hold
    Feb15

    UN Official Fears Shaky Ukraine Cease-fire Will Not Hold

    A senior UN official said Tuesday that he feared the fragile cease-fire between the Ukrainian government and Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine would not hold.Neal Walker, the UN resident coordinator and humanitarian coordinator in Ukraine, said that although calm had returned, the situation in… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    Trump’s Russia Reset Will Survive Flynn’s Ouster
    Feb15

    Trump’s Russia Reset Will Survive Flynn’s Ouster

    As soon as news reached Moscow that Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn had resigned after it became clear he had lied to the vice president about his conversations with the Russian ambassador, hawkish Russian lawmakers began to hyperventilate. Shadowy elements in Washington were trying to ruin not just Flynn, but the entire...

    White House: Trump Made It Clear Russia Must ‘Return Crimea’ To Ukraine
    Feb15

    White House: Trump Made It Clear Russia Must ‘Return Crimea’ To Ukraine

    The White House says U.S. President Donald Trump has made it clear that he expects the Russian government to return the occupied region of Crimea to Ukraine and to de-escalate violence in eastern …read more Source: Big News...

    Former Lawmaker Who Defected To Ukraine Lambasts Russia
    Feb15

    Former Lawmaker Who Defected To Ukraine Lambasts Russia

    Former Russian State Duma Deputy Denis Voronenkov, who defected to Ukraine last year, has called Russias 2014 annexation of Ukraines Crimea region a mistake. In an interview with the Ukraine-bas …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine: High Tension & Low Temperatures
    Feb15

    Ukraine: High Tension & Low Temperatures

    It’s February, and exactly as was the case three years ago, events in Ukraine are making headlines. Guns are again being fired; deaths and injuries are being reported. Low temperatures of below 20o Celsius are affecting the region these days, but they have not lowered tensions in a conflict, which far from nearing a resolution, is...

    Kremlin denies bid to discredit Macron
    Feb15

    Kremlin denies bid to discredit Macron

    The Kremlin has denied that it was behind media and Internet attacks on the campaign of French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron, though his camp renewed the charges against Russian media and a hackers’ group operating in Ukraine. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, replying to a question on a daily conference call, said charges made by...

    Europe’s Nato spending rises, says UK meets goal
    Feb15

    Europe’s Nato spending rises, says UK meets goal

    Nato’s European allies and Canada increased defence spending by 3.8% last year, or $10bn more than 2015, the alliance said yesterday, and said Britain was keeping up with its target after a report said London missed its goal. Russia’s annexation of Crimea has given the alliance new momentum after years of cuts, but differences remain...

    Flynn’s ouster leads to more chaos in Trump world
    Feb15

    Flynn’s ouster leads to more chaos in Trump world

    The resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn did little to calm the chaos at the White House, where staff spent Tuesday scrambling to deflect blame for the rising scandal about Flynn’s contacts with Russian officials—including who knew what about the conversations and when.Other ongoing controversies intruded on the White...