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    Russians Remain Patient for Thaw with U.S. under Trump
    Feb15

    Russians Remain Patient for Thaw with U.S. under Trump

    As questions over the Trump administration’s contacts with Russia roil U.S. politics, the Kremlin is taking a decidedly measured approach, carefully weighing what it says to avoid jeopardizing a chance for better relations between Moscow and Washington. This same patience is evident in Russian state media, helping to temper public...

    Ukraine warring sides agree heavy arms pullback: OSCE (AFP)
    Feb15

    Ukraine warring sides agree heavy arms pullback: OSCE (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – An international mediator on Wednesday said Ukraine’s warring sides had agreed to withdraw heavy weapons from the volatile frontline by February 20 in line with a tattered peace plan. …read more Source: The West...

    NATO Expert: Russian Legislators ‘Made Fun’ of Obama for Being ‘Too Soft’ on Russia
    Feb15

    NATO Expert: Russian Legislators ‘Made Fun’ of Obama for Being ‘Too Soft’ on Russia

    Russian legislators “made fun” of President Barack Obama for being “too soft” on Russia after it annexed the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine in 2014, according to a NATO expert. “The U.S. and the international community had a lot of powerful non-military options to raise the cost to Russia and make it more willing to...

    eNCA | Ukraine declares state of energy emergency
    Feb15

    eNCA | Ukraine declares state of energy emergency

    Kiev has continued to buy a specific type of coal produced only in the Russian-backed separatist east that is needed to fuel the country’s power plants. …read more Source:...

    The 3 Trump-Russia scandals, explained
    Feb15

    The 3 Trump-Russia scandals, explained

    It’s starting to look like President Trump has a Russia problem. Late on Tuesday night, the New York Times reported that members of Trump’s campaign team and other “Trump associates” had “repeated contacts with senior Russian intelligence officials” prior to the November vote. The calls were intercepted by US officials monitoring...

    Ukraine declares state of energy emergency (AFP)
    Feb15

    Ukraine declares state of energy emergency (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Wednesday announced a state of emergency for its energy sector that could result in rolling blackouts as officials try to sharply curtail electricity use by consumers. …read more Source: The West...

    What Happens Next Is Up to Republicans
    Feb15

    What Happens Next Is Up to Republicans

    The immediate question raised by the latest information published by The New York Times is: What next? Will Congress investigate? Will it subpoena records, including the tax records that may clarify the financial obligations—if any—Donald Trump has to Russia? And since Congress is so dominated by one party, that first question raises a follow-up...

    Mattis warns NATO member nations: Pull your economic weight or US may step back
    Feb15

    Mattis warns NATO member nations: Pull your economic weight or US may step back

    Secretary of Defense James Mattis reaffirmed U.S. commitment to NATO Wednesday, CNN reported, but warned other member nations they must meet the alliance’s financial requirements or that commitment could be moderated. Mattis met with defense officials from the 27 other NATO member nations in Brussels and made his first address to the...

    Ukraine says Russian state hackers using new viruses for attacks
    Feb15

    Ukraine says Russian state hackers using new viruses for attacks

    KIEV – State-sponsored Russian hackers are using a new type of virus designed to attack critical Ukrainian infrastructure such as the power grid and financial system, a senior Ukrainian state security official said on Wednesday. Called… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine says Russian state hackers using new viruses for attacks
    Feb15

    Ukraine says Russian state hackers using new viruses for attacks

    KIEV – State-sponsored Russian hackers are using a new type of virus designed to attack critical Ukrainian infrastructure such as the power grid and financial system, a senior Ukrainian state security official said on Wednesday. Called… …read more Source:...