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    NATO chief seeks bigger defense budgets ahead of US meeting
    Feb14

    NATO chief seeks bigger defense budgets ahead of US meeting

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The NATO chief urged allies on Tuesday to step up their defense spending, a day ahead of the first meeting between new U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his 27 NATO counterparts in Brussels. U.S. President Donald Trump suggested during his campaign that he might not defend allies who refuse to contribute their fair share. His...

    Kremlin denies campaign to discredit French election contender Macron
    Feb14

    Kremlin denies campaign to discredit French election contender Macron

    MOSCOW/PARIS (Reuters) – The Kremlin denied on Tuesday 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. …read more Source: The...

    NATO Chief Says Increased Defense Spending Top Priority after Trump Calls
    Feb14

    NATO Chief Says Increased Defense Spending Top Priority after Trump Calls

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg Tuesday said the top priority for the transatlantic alliance is to increase defense spending, as demanded by US President Donald Trump. “Regardless of language, the most important thing is that we increase defense spending and that is exactly what we are doing,” Stoltenberg said when asked about NATO’s response...

    Flynn resignation ‘not our business’: Kremlin
    Feb14

    Flynn resignation ‘not our business’: Kremlin

    MOSCOW: The Kremlin on Tuesday insisted that the resignation of Donald Trump’s security adviser Michael Flynn over contacts with the Russian government was Washington’s internal affair. The White House late Monday said Trump had accepted Flynn’s resignation amid allegations the retired three-star general discussed US sanctions...

    Kremlin: Flynn resignation ‘not our business’
    Feb14

    Kremlin: Flynn resignation ‘not our business’

    The resignation of the top aide is a first stunning departure from Trump's inner circle less than a month after his inauguration. The Kremlin on Tuesday insisted that the resignation of Donald Trump’s security adviser Michael Flynn over contacts with the Russian government was Washington’s internal affair.The White House late...

    Ukraine’s economy grows nearly 5% (AFP)
    Feb14

    Ukraine’s economy grows nearly 5% (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine said Tuesday its economy expanded at a surprisingly fast pace of nearly five percent in the fourth quarter as it continued its steady climb out of a two-year recession. …read more Source: The West...

    The Political Economy of the Energy Union
    Feb14

    The Political Economy of the Energy Union

    In 2014 Juncker presented his vision on the European Energy policy, whereas we need to pool our resources, combine our infrastructures and unite our negotiation power with third countries. He established 4 pillars for an Energy Union: creating an Energy Union by pooling resources and connecting networks; diversifying energy sources; helping...

    Kremlin: Flynn Resignation ‘Not Our Business’
    Feb14

    Kremlin: Flynn Resignation ‘Not Our Business’

    The Kremlin on Tuesday insisted that the resignation of Donald Trump’s security adviser Michael Flynn over contacts with the Russian government was Washington’s internal affair. The White House late Monday said Trump had accepted Flynn’s resignation amid allegations the retired three-star general discussed US sanctions strategy...

    The Morning Vertical, February 14, 2017
    Feb14

    The Morning Vertical, February 14, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Troops prepare to leave for Ukraine amid uncertainty over mission’s future
    Feb14

    Troops prepare to leave for Ukraine amid uncertainty over mission’s future

    OTTAWA — Some 200 soldiers from Edmonton are preparing to deploy to Ukraine — though with everyone waiting to see whether the mission there will be extended, exactly how long they will be staying is anyone’s guess. Canada, Britain and the United States have had military trainers in Ukraine since the summer of 2015, after Russia annexed...