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    Another take on Putin, Trump and Ukraine | Letters
    Feb07

    Another take on Putin, Trump and Ukraine | Letters

    Jonathan Freedland (First on the White House agenda: the collapse of the global order. Next, war?, 4 February) asserts that with his “swooning admirer” in the White House, Vladimir Putin “feels free to flex his muscles”, and has launched an offensive in eastern Ukraine. As so often in recent coverage of Russia, the opposite is the case. Moscow...

    Trump Vows To ‘Find Out’ Nature of Separatist Forces in Ukraine
    Feb07

    Trump Vows To ‘Find Out’ Nature of Separatist Forces in Ukraine

    Trump says he “would be surprised” if forces are “uncontrolled” but unsure. …read more Source:...

    Danish foreign minister calls for continued sanctions in Ukraine
    Feb07

    Danish foreign minister calls for continued sanctions in Ukraine

    Anders Samuelsen, the foreign minister, has called upon the European Union and the United States to maintain sanctions against Russia following a personal visit to the front in eastern Ukraine, where fighting and casualties have increased of late. “There is a broad agreement in Denmark that we should stick to sanctions,” Samuelsen said....

    Lithuania: NATO Presence in Baltics Sends Clear Signal
    Feb07

    Lithuania: NATO Presence in Baltics Sends Clear Signal

    VILNIUS, Lithuania — More than 1,000 NATO soldiers being stationed in Lithuania sends a clear signal that the alliance stands “strong and united” in the Baltics in the face of Russian aggression, the Lithuanian president said Tuesday. Dalia Grybauskaite said that Lithuania has “never before” seen “forces of such size...

    Ukraine on brink of more fighting and tension is high, OSCE warns
    Feb07

    Ukraine on brink of more fighting and tension is high, OSCE warns

    Head of the OSCE special monitoring mission to Ukraine, Alexander Hug, told ITV News that a lull in hostilities could be broken at any time. …read more Source:...

    Where Countries Stand With Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet
    Feb07

    Where Countries Stand With Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet

    Donald Trump has vowed to put “America first,” but who comes second, and third, and 193rd? Barack Obama may have been more willing than his predecessors to “question why America’s enemies are its enemies, or why some of its friends are its friends,” as Jeffrey Goldberg once wrote in The Atlantic, but Trump has thrown U.S. allies and...

    Ambassador: Azerbaijan has strategic importance for Ukraine
    Feb07

    Ambassador: Azerbaijan has strategic importance for Ukraine

    Azerbaijan is of strategic importance for Ukraine as part of the implementation of the plan of replacing Russian oil with Azerbaijani oil, Alexander Mishchenko, Ukrainian extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador to Azerbaijan, told Trend. …read more Source:...

    German, Polish leaders highlight ties, points of contention
    Feb07

    German, Polish leaders highlight ties, points of contention

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo stressed Tuesday the importance of deepening their neighboring nations’ ties, but also touched on points of contention during the German leader’s first visit to Poland under its populist government. From this time, we know how important...

    Liga president meets Ukrainian ambassador about Zozulya
    Feb07

    Liga president meets Ukrainian ambassador about Zozulya

    MADRID (AP) – The Spanish league says its president has met with Ukraine’s ambassador to Spain to discuss Roman Zozulya, a Ukrainian player at the center of a fan protest that could leave him without a team. The league says in a statement that Javier Tebas and ambassador Anatoliy Scherba … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Lavrov Says Trump Position On Ukraine Differs From Obama’s
    Feb07

    Lavrov Says Trump Position On Ukraine Differs From Obama’s

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says he views U.S. President Donald Trump’s opinion about the conflict in Ukraine as “a qualitative change” compared to that of Barack Obama. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...