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    Tillerson, in diplomatic debut, urges Russia to pull back in eastern Ukraine
    Feb17

    Tillerson, in diplomatic debut, urges Russia to pull back in eastern Ukraine

    The new secretary of state met his Russian counterpart in Bonn for the first time and took a firm line on Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia
    Feb17

    Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey has increased scrutiny of Russian-speaking Muslim communities in the past few months following a series of attacks blamed on Islamic State, a concrete example of the renewed relationship between the two countries.Turkish police have raided the homes of Russian-speaking immigrants in Istanbul, detained many and...

    Police arrest Ukrainian in fake card scam
    Feb17

    Police arrest Ukrainian in fake card scam

    A Ukrainian man has been arrested in connection with a transnational fake credit card scam which involves acquiring cash by launching attacks on ATMs in Thailand. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Dutch say Ukraine will renew search at MH17 crash site
    Feb17

    Dutch say Ukraine will renew search at MH17 crash site

    Ukraine is expected to renew this spring its search for human remains at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, Dutch Security and Justice Minister Stef Blok said on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Can Europe Go On Like This?
    Feb17

    Can Europe Go On Like This?

    For leaders of European nations, it’s impossible to know which of President Donald Trump’s remarks about Europe and the Atlantic alliance—the bellicose or the conciliatory—to take to heart. Is he agitating for the EU’s demise when he extols Brexit? Is NATO “obsolete,” or a cornerstone of transatlantic security? Is Moscow now...

    Pentagon Chief Rules Out US-Russia Military Collaboration
    Feb17

    Pentagon Chief Rules Out US-Russia Military Collaboration

    At a meeting of NATO members in Brussels Thursday, U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis ruled out any military collaboration between the United States and Russia because current conditions are not ideal. “We are not in a position right now to collaborate on a military level,” Mattis said at a news conference at NATO headquarters....

    Ukraine’s Klitschko Schedules London Bout In Bid To Resurrect Boxing Career
    Feb17

    Ukraine’s Klitschko Schedules London Bout In Bid To Resurrect Boxing Career

    Ukrainian boxer Vladimir Klitschko is looking to make a comeback after 17 months out of the ring with a bout scheduled in London on April 29. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US ambassador: ‘Taking names’ at UN means calling out wrong
    Feb16

    US ambassador: ‘Taking names’ at UN means calling out wrong

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — She may be taking names, but U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Thursday she’s not keeping a list of America’s adversaries in her desk drawer. President Donald Trump’s envoy to the United Nations said her comment last month about “taking names” of nations “that don’t have our back” meant that...

    Top Trump envoys signal no quick changes to US-Russia ties
    Feb16

    Top Trump envoys signal no quick changes to US-Russia ties

    At a NATO meeting in Brussels, Defense Secretary James Mattis made clear the United States isn’t ready to collaborate militarily with its former Cold War foe against the Islamic State or other threats, a long-standing goal of the Kremlin’s that new President Trump says he wants, too. The comments appeared to put the brakes on a rapid...

    Pentagon Chief Rules Out US-Russia Military Collaboration
    Feb16

    Pentagon Chief Rules Out US-Russia Military Collaboration

    At a meeting of NATO members in Brussels Thursday, U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis ruled out any military collaboration between the United States and Russia because current conditions are not ideal. “We are not in a position right now to collaborate on a military level,” Mattis said at a news conference at NATO headquarters....