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    As Fighting Escalates in Ukraine, Attention Focuses on Donald Trump
    Feb11

    As Fighting Escalates in Ukraine, Attention Focuses on Donald Trump

    The lack of a clear position on the conflict by the president has bewildered officials on both sides of the war, particularly in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Trump and EU Agree on Russia Sanctions
    Feb10

    Trump and EU Agree on Russia Sanctions

    The theory that Trump is in the thrall of Putin took another blow today, as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the EU’s Federhica Mogherini agreed to uphold current Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia. Wall Street Journal: The Trump administration and European officials agree on the need to keep sanctions in place against Russia...

    Italy Seeks Russia’s Help to Stabilize Libya, End Migrant Crisis
    Feb10

    Italy Seeks Russia’s Help to Stabilize Libya, End Migrant Crisis

    From a flimsy rubber dinghy drifting 16 kilometers off Tripoli, the Libyan coast guard rescued more than 100 migrants this week, including a baby just a few weeks old. Close to 9,500 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean already this year — putting 2017 on course to be a record year. The European Union agreed this month to give the Tripoli...

    Italy Seeks Russia’s Help to Stabilize Libya, End Migrant Crisis
    Feb10

    Italy Seeks Russia’s Help to Stabilize Libya, End Migrant Crisis

    From a flimsy rubber dinghy drifting 16 kilometers off Tripoli, the Libyan coast guard rescued more than 100 migrants this week, including a baby just a few weeks old. Close to 9,500 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean already this year — putting 2017 on course to be a record year. The European Union agreed this month to give the Tripoli...

    Zasypkin says Russia has 'strategic vision' on solution to Syria, Ukraine conflicts
    Feb10

    Zasypkin says Russia has 'strategic vision' on solution to Syria, Ukraine conflicts

    NNA – Russian Ambassador to Lebanon, Alexander Zasypkin, indicated on Friday that his government has a “strategic vision” on the solution to the conflicts taking place in Syria and Ukraine, stressing …read more Source: National News...

    Zasypkin says Russia has 'strategic vision' on solution to Syria, Ukraine conflicts
    Feb10

    Zasypkin says Russia has 'strategic vision' on solution to Syria, Ukraine conflicts

    NNA – Russian Ambassador to Lebanon, Alexander Zasypkin, indicated on Friday that his government has a “strategic vision” on the solution to the conflicts taking place in Syria and Ukraine, stressing …read more Source: National News...

    Trump signals support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity (AFP)
    Feb10

    Trump signals support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity (AFP)

    Vilnius (AFP) – US President Donald Trump signalled support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity in a letter released on Friday, as Kiev grapples with an upsurge in fighting with Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: The West...

    GOP Senators to Trump: Stay tough on Russia
    Feb10

    GOP Senators to Trump: Stay tough on Russia

    One day after a bipartisan effort to introduce legislation that would prevent President Donald Trump from unilaterally lifting sanctions on Russia, a group of nine GOP senators wrote a letter urging the president to remain “tough-minded” on Moscow. The letter pushed for condemnation of Russian aggression in Ukraine, and advocated for tough action...

    Turks, Ukrainians to be able to travel without national passports
    Feb10

    Turks, Ukrainians to be able to travel without national passports

    Citizens of Turkey and Ukraine will be able to visit each other’s countries using national passports, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said during a working visit to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Funeral Of Separatist Commander In Donetsk Draws Big Crowd
    Feb10

    Funeral Of Separatist Commander In Donetsk Draws Big Crowd

    A large crowd has turned out for the funeral of an assassinated separatist commander in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...