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    Separatist commander assassinated in eastern Ukraine
    Feb08

    Separatist commander assassinated in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine say one of their most prominent warlords has been assassinated.Rebels’ Donets News Agency said… …read more Source:...

    Merkel urges Putin to end Ukraine violence (AAP)
    Feb08

    Merkel urges Putin to end Ukraine violence (AAP)

    Germany has pleaded with Russia to help put an end to the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Merkel seeks common ground on Poland trip
    Feb08

    Merkel seeks common ground on Poland trip

    During a visit to Poland, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said the situation in Ukraine remains unacceptable. The German chancellor also warned against “exclusive clubs within the EU.” Reports Deutsche Welle. Angela Merkel’s brief visit to Warsaw on Tuesday marked the … …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Merkel tells Putin to help tame Ukraine separatists
    Feb08

    [Ticker] Merkel tells Putin to help tame Ukraine separatists

    German chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Vladimir Putin to use his influence over separatists in eastern Ukraine to stop the violence. The pair spoke on the phone on Tuesday and agreed on the need for new ceasefire efforts, a German spokesman said. Both sides in the conflict have blamed each other for a recent upsurge in fighting. …read...

    [Ticker] Trump better than Obama on Ukraine, says Russia’s Lavrov
    Feb08

    [Ticker] Trump better than Obama on Ukraine, says Russia’s Lavrov

    Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has praised US president Trump’s approach to the Ukraine crisis, saying it signalled an improvement from his predecessor Barack Obama. Lavrov said the US now understood that restoring Kiev’s control over eastern Ukraine would not solve all the problems, TASS news agency reported. Since...

    Separatist Commander ‘Givi’ Killed In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb08

    Separatist Commander ‘Givi’ Killed In Eastern Ukraine

    A separatist commander in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk has been assassinated, the Russia-backed separatists say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine postpones Eurovision ticket sales
    Feb08

    Ukraine postpones Eurovision ticket sales

    The launch of ticket sales for the Eurovision-2017 Song Contest postponed. …read more Source:...

    Belarus extradites Alexandr Lapshin to Azerbaijan
    Feb08

    Belarus extradites Alexandr Lapshin to Azerbaijan

    Belarus has extradited blog writer Alexandr Lapshin to Azerbaijan. Haqqin.az says that Lapshin, a citizen of Russia, Ukraine and Israel, was flown to Baku on a special charter flight. On February 7, the Supreme Court of Belarus rejected the blogger’s appeal against the Belarusian Prosecutor General’s Office on his extradition to...

    Senators are joining forces to prevent the White House from lifting sanctions against Russia
    Feb08

    Senators are joining forces to prevent the White House from lifting sanctions against Russia

    It's a sign that US-Russia relations won't be warming anytime soon. The US Senate is poised to introduce new legislation that would reign in the Trump administration should it seek to lift sanctions on Russia, according to a CNN report Tuesday night. Called the Russia Review Act, the proposed legislation would allow a congressional...

    Why ‘America First’ Resonates
    Feb08

    Why ‘America First’ Resonates

    What kind of foreign policy would emerge in America if it were crafted and sustained strictly by U.S. public opinion? We can’t know precisely, because we can’t sit down with the American people and ask them in a way that allows for give and take and for probing the thinking behind the various responses. But we do have polls, and they...