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    Trump’s new warrior-scholar
    Feb21

    Trump’s new warrior-scholar

    President Donald Trump has picked one of the military’s leading warrior-scholars to restore order to the National Security Council — but also one who has staked out a decidedly more hawkish position on Russia and gone out of his way to assert that the war against terrorism must not morph into a war against Islam. Lt. Gen. H.R....

    Ceasefire reduce fighting in eastern Ukraine, Russia recognises separatist passports
    Feb21

    Ceasefire reduce fighting in eastern Ukraine, Russia recognises separatist passports

    The ceasefire announced in eastern Ukraine has reduced fighting in the Donbas war, but Ukrainian army has reported of one killed soldier. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Trump lawyer confirms meeting Ukrainian, denies carrying peace plan
    Feb21

    Trump lawyer confirms meeting Ukrainian, denies carrying peace plan

    President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer has acknowledged to NBC News that he met privately in New York last month with a controversial Russian-born Trump associate. …read more Source:...

    Economy is Brits’ top concern: survey
    Feb21

    Economy is Brits’ top concern: survey

    An increasing number of British people say the state of the economy is the most important issue affecting confidence in the U.K., according to a consumer survey. Some 28 percent of those polled named the economy as one of their top two concerns at the end of 2016, up from 12 percent in 2015, according to the Nielsen Global Survey of Consumer...

    Latvian armed forces deliver humanitarian aid worth EUR 10,000 to Ukraine
    Feb21

    Latvian armed forces deliver humanitarian aid worth EUR 10,000 to Ukraine

    On Monday, 20 February, troops of Latvia’s National Armed Forces delivered 22 tons of humanitarian aid to Ukraine. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Kremlin denies knowledge of Ukraine plan pushed by Trump associates
    Feb21

    Kremlin denies knowledge of Ukraine plan pushed by Trump associates

    The Kremlin denied on Monday any knowledge of a peace plan for Ukraine put forward by a Ukrainian lawmaker and two associates of President Donald Trump. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Kazakhstan’s Senate Speaker Tokayev addresses Munich Conference, urges security cooperation
    Feb21

    Kazakhstan’s Senate Speaker Tokayev addresses Munich Conference, urges security cooperation

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev told a panel discussion at the Feb. 18 Munich Security Conference that it is important to build reliable and friendly relations between the countries of Central Asia and Eurasia...

    Marathon 2010: Kazakh diplomat’s book reflects on OSCE chairmanship experience
    Feb21

    Marathon 2010: Kazakh diplomat’s book reflects on OSCE chairmanship experience

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Last month the Almaty-based Institute of World Economics and Politics presented a new book by Talgat Zhumagulov, a Kazakh diplomat, which describes the activities of the nation’s foreign service during the historic chairmanship of the Organisation...

    Kremlin Dismisses As ‘Absurd’ Back-Channel Ukrainian Peace Plan
    Feb21

    Kremlin Dismisses As ‘Absurd’ Back-Channel Ukrainian Peace Plan

    The Kremlin dismissed a Ukrainian peace plan created by a pro-Russia Ukrainian lawmaker and given to the White House, calling the plan’s provision on Crimea “absurd.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine: not quiet on the Eastern front
    Feb21

    Ukraine: not quiet on the Eastern front

    The gut-churning bass of artillery rockets dispels the myth that a cease-fire is holding in eastern Ukraine, two years after the Minsk 2 agreement between Russian-backed separatists and pro-government forces was signed. At least 30 civilians died when the fighting escalated again in January, following what the government in Kiev described as an...