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    Putin visit to Hungary reveals regional divide over Putin
    Feb01

    Putin visit to Hungary reveals regional divide over Putin

    On one end of the spectrum is Hungary, where Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government is treating Putin’s visit Thursday as a major event, and where a refurbished memorial to Soviet soldiers who died in World War II was unveiled ahead of his visit. On the other is Poland, which is fearful of Russia’s resurgence and welcoming in...

    There Are the 5 Killer Weapons Russia Could Use to Crush Ukraine
    Feb01

    There Are the 5 Killer Weapons Russia Could Use to Crush Ukraine

    Robert Farley Security, Europe Over time, the once-robust Ukrainian defense industry may restore some of the Ukrainian military’s key capabilities. For now, Moscow continues to hold the most important cards. Because of Western reticence about transferring lethal arms to Kiev, as well as Ukraine’s dire economic situation, there is no...

    Ukraine says military cargo plane shot at from Russian-held gas rig
    Feb01

    Ukraine says military cargo plane shot at from Russian-held gas rig

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak said on Wednesday a Ukrainian military cargo plane had been shot at with a firearm from a Russian-held gas rig on the Black Sea. …read more Source:...

    With His Power Unchecked, Michael Flynn Could Lead Trump Into War With Iran
    Feb01

    With His Power Unchecked, Michael Flynn Could Lead Trump Into War With Iran

    Within President Donald Trump’s inner circle, Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn may be down, but he is not out. He remains national security advisor, and his thinking clearly stands behind the recent, disturbing marginalization within the National Security Council of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr., and of the...

    Ukraine: People flee frontline eastern town amid upsurge in violence
    Feb01

    Ukraine: People flee frontline eastern town amid upsurge in violence

    The first humanitarian evacuations have begun from Avdiyivka, a town on the freezing frontline of the recent flare-up of hostilities in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    NATO calls on Russia to help stop spike in violence in east Ukraine
    Feb01

    NATO calls on Russia to help stop spike in violence in east Ukraine

    BRUSSELS – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg called on Russia on Wednesday to use its “considerable influence” with rebels in eastern Ukraine to end what he described as “the most serious spike in violations” of a shaky truce there in a long time. … …read more Source:...

    U.N. Security Council expresses ‘grave concern’ over Ukraine
    Feb01

    U.N. Security Council expresses ‘grave concern’ over Ukraine

    New York, Feb. …read more Source: Jordan News Agency...

    Ukraine says military cargo plane shot at from Russian-held gas rig
    Feb01

    Ukraine says military cargo plane shot at from Russian-held gas rig

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Russia’s Federation Council Approves Turkish Stream Law
    Feb01

    Russia’s Federation Council Approves Turkish Stream Law

    The Federation Council of Russia has approved the law for the ratification of the agreement between the governments of Russia and Turkey on the Turkish Stream pipeline. The agreement envisages the creation of a favourable normative and legal basis, including a tax and customs regime, for the design, construction and exploitation of the pipeline,...

    Heavy Fighting Flares Up In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb01

    Heavy Fighting Flares Up In Eastern Ukraine

    AVDIIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — Freezing and nerve-shattered residents of an eastern Ukraine town battered by an upsurge in fighting between troops and Russia-backed rebels flocked to a humanitarian aid center Wednesday to receive food and warm up. Read More → …read more Source:...