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    Tillerson: US-Russia Cooperation Possible if Certain Conditions Met
    Feb16

    Tillerson: US-Russia Cooperation Possible if Certain Conditions Met

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Washington could collaborate with Moscow under certain circumstances. “As we search for new common ground, we expect Russia to honor its commitment to the Minsk agreements and work to de-escalate violence in the Ukraine,” Tillerson said in Bonn, where foreign ministers of the G-20 nations are...

    U.N.: Rape, Sexual Assault in Ukraine Conflict May Amount to War Crimes
    Feb16

    U.N.: Rape, Sexual Assault in Ukraine Conflict May Amount to War Crimes

    LONDON – Men and women in Ukraine have been beaten, electrocuted by their genitals and raped in cases of sexual violence committed during the conflict which may amount to war crimes, the United Nations’ human rights office said on Thursday. All sides in the unrest used beatings, forced nudity and other abuses as interrogation...

    NATO European Allies to Jointly Buy Planes, Set Up New Elite HQ
    Feb16

    NATO European Allies to Jointly Buy Planes, Set Up New Elite HQ

    By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European NATO allies agreed on Thursday to jointly buy planes and submarines and possibly open a new command headquarters for elite troops as Europe seeks to show the United States it is serious about its own security. In signing ceremonies at NATO, defense ministers from France and Germany said they will buy...

    Top Trump envoys signal no quick changes to U.S.-Russia ties
    Feb16

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

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

    Top Trump envoys signal no quick changes to US-Russia ties
    Feb16

    Top Trump envoys signal no quick changes to US-Russia ties

    BRUSSELS (AP) – 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. At …...

    The secretary of defense appears to be making his own Russia policies
    Feb16

    The secretary of defense appears to be making his own Russia policies

    At home, President Trump is flailing in the face of three separate scandals stemming from his administration’s close ties to the Kremlin. Abroad, his own appointees are busy creating another problem — brazenly undermining his stated policy on Russia in trips to foreign countries. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who said that the list of...

    US rows back on Russian detente, citing Ukraine
    Feb16

    US rows back on Russian detente, citing Ukraine

    Washington unwilling to re-engage while Moscow violates Minsk accord, says Tillerson …read more Source: Financial...

    Utility companies of Ukraine’s Mariupol get 15 MAZ buses
    Feb16

    Utility companies of Ukraine’s Mariupol get 15 MAZ buses

    The MAZ buses supplied to Mariupol meet the Euro 5 emissions standards, have air conditioners and information systems, and are suitable for servicing people with limited mobility. Each bus can carry a hundred passengers. …read more Source:...

    Seen As Turncoats By Moscow, Exiled Duma Pair Blasts Kremlin From Kyiv
    Feb16

    Seen As Turncoats By Moscow, Exiled Duma Pair Blasts Kremlin From Kyiv

    Denis Voronenkov, the former Russian lawmaker who fled in October and has since taken Ukrainian citizenship, has come ready to chastise President Vladimir Putin, who he once supported, and his native Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tillerson: US-Russia Cooperation Possible if Certain Conditions Met
    Feb16

    Tillerson: US-Russia Cooperation Possible if Certain Conditions Met

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Washington could collaborate with Moscow under certain circumstances. “As we search for new common ground, we expect Russia to honor its commitment to the Minsk agreements and work to de-escalate violence in the Ukraine,” Tillerson said in Bonn, where foreign ministers of the G-20 nations are...