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    Ukraine considers holding referendum on joining NATO
    Feb03

    Ukraine considers holding referendum on joining NATO

    Ukraine is considering a possibility to hold a referendum on whether to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), local media cited Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko as saying. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    At Least 2 Kiev Soldiers Killed in Eastern Ukraine in Last 24 Hours
    Feb03

    At Least 2 Kiev Soldiers Killed in Eastern Ukraine in Last 24 Hours

    At least two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 10 more were injured within the last 24 hours in eastern Ukraine, military sources said on Thursday. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    US Ambassador to UN blames Russia for new violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    US Ambassador to UN blames Russia for new violence in eastern Ukraine

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Haley ‘condemns’ Russia in first U.N. Security Council appearance
    Feb03

    Haley ‘condemns’ Russia in first U.N. Security Council appearance

    Doug G. WareFeb. 2 (UPI) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley made her first appearance at the U.N. Security Council Thursday, where she condemned Russia for ongoing fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    U.S. Ambassador to U.N. Blames Russia for new violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    U.S. Ambassador to U.N. Blames Russia for new violence in eastern Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley blamed Russia on Thursday for the recent surge of violence in eastern Ukraine and warned Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia will not be lifted until Moscow returns Crimea to Kiev. …read more Source: The...

    The ABCs of Russian Military Power: A Primer for the New Administration
    Feb03

    The ABCs of Russian Military Power: A Primer for the New Administration

    Michael Kofman Security, Eurasia What the new Pentagon needs to know. The current confrontation in U.S.-Russia relations, and increasing antagonism in the relationship, makes it difficult to separate structural changes in the European security environment from politically charged sources of conflict. Yet these changes have been profound, dating...

    When does tough diplomatic talk go too far?
    Feb03

    When does tough diplomatic talk go too far?

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Now, barely two weeks into his term, President Trump has shaken up global affairs through a series of unilateral legal and diplomatic moves and some blunt talk and tweets. Longstanding American allies and adversaries are asking what the new administration has in mind for its relations abroad. One of several clues, Iran’s...

    Chinese envoy calls on parties to conflict in eastern Ukraine to abide by ceasefire
    Feb03

    Chinese envoy calls on parties to conflict in eastern Ukraine to abide by ceasefire

    A Chinese envoy on Thursday called on parties to the recurring conflict in eastern Ukraine to strictly abide by the cease-fire regime and remain committed to a political solution. …read more Source: English China News...

    Artillery salvos shake eastern Ukraine on fifth day of escalated fighting
    Feb03

    Artillery salvos shake eastern Ukraine on fifth day of escalated fighting

    Shelling appeared to intensify after nightfall on Thursday and both sides reported civilian deaths …read more Source:...

    Trump steps up war of words against the world, lashing both friend and foe
    Feb03

    Trump steps up war of words against the world, lashing both friend and foe

    Washington – US President Donald Trump stepped up his war of words against the world on Thursday, firing on friend and foe alike even as his new top diplomat arrived for work.  Even Russia, with which Trump hopes to mend ties, was not spared: US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said sanctions will stay until it ends its...