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    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley blames Russia for new fighting in Ukraine
    Feb03

    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley blames Russia for new fighting in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — The new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, on Thursday blamed Russia for renewed, deadly fighting in Ukraine and said U.S. sanctions against Moscow would remain in place. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Putin swaggers into Hungary as Europe wonders about U.S.
    Feb03

    Putin swaggers into Hungary as Europe wonders about U.S.

    BUDAPEST — When President Vladimir Putin of Russia last paid a visit to Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orban was under siege for his autocratic style, Russia was isolated for its seizure of Crimea, and both men were called xenophobes for their hard-line stance on immigration. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Sanctions to remain until Crimea returns to Ukraine — US Diplomat
    Feb03

    Sanctions to remain until Crimea returns to Ukraine — US Diplomat

    UN, February 3. /TASS/. The United States should keep its anti-Russian sanctions in place as long as Crimea remains a part of Russia, Washington’s UN Ambassador Nikki Haley told the UN Security Council. “Crimea is a part of Ukraine,” she said. “Our Crimea-related sanctions will remain in place until Russia returns control...

    Trump’s White House: Five takeaways from Thursday
    Feb03

    Trump’s White House: Five takeaways from Thursday

    US President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence walk into the Oval Office at the White House © AFP / NICHOLAS KAMMWashington, United States, Feb 3 – US President Donald Trump had a busy Thursday, stirring up diplomatic controversy with Iran and Australia before asking national religious leaders to pray for his reality TV successor Arnold...

    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 yesterday 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: Stabroek...

    In the Age of Trump, Britain needs a Plan B
    Feb03

    In the Age of Trump, Britain needs a Plan B

    “Hope for the best and prepare for the worst” is always a prudent maxim in security policy. But Donald Trump’s first, frenetic weeks in office have broadened the range of possible bad outcomes—and made them likelier. The administration wants to move fast and break things, repairing any damage later if necessary. It believes that mainstream...

    Is martial law just a matter of time?
    Feb03

    Is martial law just a matter of time?

    President Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte won the presidency hands down by 39% plurality and 16.6 million votes. His closest rival, Mar Roxas, got 23.4%, which is only 9.9 million votes. Not only did Duterte win the presidency, he also took control of the House of Representatives when a vast majority of congressmen from other parties – there were only...

    Vladmir Putin: US condemns Russia’s ‘aggressive actions’ in Ukraine
    Feb03

    Vladmir Putin: US condemns Russia’s ‘aggressive actions’ in Ukraine

    her first public remarks at the Security Council, Haley asserted that US sanctions imposed on Russia over its 2014 annexation of Crimea would remain in place until Moscow gave back the peninsula to Ukraine. US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Thursday condemned Russia’s “aggressive actions” in Ukraine and pledged strong US support to...

    Hungary’s Orban denounces ‘anti-Russian atmosphere’ as he  cements closer ties with Putin
    Feb03

    Hungary’s Orban denounces ‘anti-Russian atmosphere’ as he cements closer ties with Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban have cemented closer ties at talks, amid growing EU rifts over sanctions against Moscow because of its meddling in Ukraine. The Budapest meeting on Thursday with the right-wing Orban – who wants the European Union to lift its punitive measures – was...

    US Blasts Russia over Ukraine in UN Debate
    Feb03

    US Blasts Russia over Ukraine in UN Debate

    The new US ambassador to the United Nations made her Security Council debut on Thursday with a condemnation of what she described as Russian aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...