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    Senators set to huddle on Russia hacking probe
    Feb02

    Senators set to huddle on Russia hacking probe

    Key senators are planning to meet in the coming days to discuss the progress of their investigations into Russia’s meddling in November’s presidential election — inquiries that will delve into the explosive question of whether there were contacts between Moscow and the Trump campaign.The Senate Intelligence Committee is conducting the...

    ‘It’s so much worse’: Renewed fighting in Ukraine pushes town to brink of humanitarian catastrophe
    Feb02

    ‘It’s so much worse’: Renewed fighting in Ukraine pushes town to brink of humanitarian catastrophe

    After two years of relative calm, Ukraine’s war with Russian-backed rebels took a deadly and destructive turn this week. CBC News visits Avdiivka, a town under attack that’s been left without electricity, heat or water. …read more Source:...

    Two Ukrainian Soldiers Reported Killed In Eastern Fighting
    Feb02

    Two Ukrainian Soldiers Reported Killed In Eastern Fighting

    Ukraine says two of its soldiers have been killed in the country’s east as heavy fighting between government forces and Russia-backed separatists entered its fifth day. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia and Ukraine trade blame in Black Sea plane spat
    Feb02

    Russia and Ukraine trade blame in Black Sea plane spat

    Russia and Ukraine have lashed out at each other in a fresh spat, with Kiev saying one of its planes was shot at over the Black Sea during what Moscow called a “dangerous flyby” …read more Source: The Daily...

    Poroshenko plans referendum on Ukraine’s NATO membership
    Feb02

    Poroshenko plans referendum on Ukraine’s NATO membership

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko intends to call a referendum on whether his country should join the NATO.He plans to do this “given polls that show 54 percent of Ukrainians now favor such a move,” Reuters reported, quoting Germany’s Funke Mediengruppe. …read more Source:...

    Two Ukrainian Troops Killed, 10 Wounded in Shelling
    Feb02

    Two Ukrainian Troops Killed, 10 Wounded in Shelling

    Two Ukrainian troops have been killed in the country’s industrial east as government forces and rebels reported shelling on their positions overnight, Ukraine’s government said early Thursday. Ten other troops were wounded as fighting in Ukraine’s industrial heartland entered its fifth day, the Ukrainian government’s press...

    Trump — and Putin’s Art of the Ukrainian Deal
    Feb02

    Trump — and Putin’s Art of the Ukrainian Deal

    In the past few days, renewed fighting has broken out in southeastern Ukraine. It’s Donald Trump’s second major foreign-policy test as president. (The first was last weekend’s U.S. Special Operations raid against al-Qaeda.)This escalation is not surprising. For weeks, Ukrainian forces have been strengthening their positions...

    Poroshenko Will Call NATO Membership Referendum in Ukraine
    Feb02

    Poroshenko Will Call NATO Membership Referendum in Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has told a German newspaper he considers calling a referendum on whether his country should join NATO.In an interview with German daily Berliner Morgenpost, he has said the will of Ukrainians must be taken into account, citing an increase in support among Ukrainians for joining the alliance.”Four years...

    World food prices rise to near two-year high in January: UN FAO
    Feb02

    World food prices rise to near two-year high in January: UN FAO

    A local resident receives free food (frozen fish) at an emergency center after shelling hit supply infrastructure in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine, on February 1, 2017. Photo: Reuters ROME: World food prices rose to a near two-year high in January, driven by surges in sugar quotations and export prices for cereals and...

    NATO calls on Russia to stop violence in Ukraine
    Feb02

    NATO calls on Russia to stop violence in Ukraine

    NATO chief says Russia must end the violence as both sides move heavy artillery close to front line. …read more Source: AL...