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    US secretary of state says Russia must honor Ukraine deal
    Feb16

    US secretary of state says Russia must honor Ukraine deal

    BONN, Germany (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that Russia must abide by a 2015 deal aimed at ending fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists as the Trump administration searches for ways to work cooperatively with Moscow…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Germany urges Russia to influence separatists in eastern Ukraine – sources
    Feb16

    Germany urges Russia to influence separatists in eastern Ukraine – sources

    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has told Russia to exert its influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to withdraw their weapons from the frontline, German diplomatic sources said after the minister met his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. …read more Source: Channel...

    US lawmakers push for answers on Trump team’s Russia ties
    Feb16

    US lawmakers push for answers on Trump team’s Russia ties

    A crisis over the relationship between President Donald Trump’s aides and Russia deepened on Wednesday as a growing number of Trump’s fellow Republicans demanded expanded congressional inquiries into the matter.Trump sought to focus attention on what he called criminal intelligence leaks about his ousted national security adviser,...

    Germany urges Russia to influence separatists in eastern Ukraine – sources
    Feb16

    Germany urges Russia to influence separatists in eastern Ukraine – sources

    BONN, Germany (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has told Russia to exert its influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to withdraw their weapons from the frontline, German diplomatic sources said after the minister met his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. …read more Source: The...

    Trump suggests Obama was too soft on Russia, but Putin’s friends would disagree
    Feb16

    Trump suggests Obama was too soft on Russia, but Putin’s friends would disagree

    On Wednesday, President Trump suggested that the Obama administration had been too soft on Russia. Crimea was TAKEN by Russia during the Obama Administration. Was Obama too soft on Russia? — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 15, 2017 The timing of that observation struck observers as somewhat odd. It came just days after the...

    Ukraine President Vows To Resume Coal Supply From East
    Feb16

    Ukraine President Vows To Resume Coal Supply From East

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has pledged to resume coal supplies from separatist-controlled parts of the country after they were blocked by volunteer fighting battalions, threatening the country’s power supply. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Here’s why an ‘NHS tax’ is a horrible idea
    Feb16

    Here’s why an ‘NHS tax’ is a horrible idea

    The NHS widely perceived to be facing its gravest ever crisis. Whether not this is in fact the case is difficult to tell. True, some indicators look pretty awful – A&E waiting times, for instance. But the truth about the NHS is that there is never enough money. In the 2000s, the NHS budget doubled in real terms – but there were still hundreds...

    Mattis: US Not Ready to Collaborate Militarily with Russia
    Feb16

    Mattis: US Not Ready to Collaborate Militarily with Russia

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. is not ready to collaborate militarily with Russia, appearing to close the door for now on any effort to work more with Moscow in the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria. Mattis says the U.S. will continue to engage politically with Russian President Vladmir Putin’s government to try to...

    Armenia is more interested in the status than Azerbaijan, expert
    Feb16

    Armenia is more interested in the status than Azerbaijan, expert

    Yerevan / 16.02.17 / Turan: The Karabakh issue has remained in the shadows because of the Ukrainian and Syrian crises, said today political scientist Sergey Markedonov, professor of the Russian Institute for Human Sciences at the meeting with journalists in Yerevan. He noted that in Russia there are no contradictions with the West on the Karabakh...

    All eyes on Tillerson at G20 diplomatic debut
    Feb16

    All eyes on Tillerson at G20 diplomatic debut

    BONN: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday will make his diplomatic debut at a G20 gathering in Germany, where his counterparts hope to find out what “America First” means for the rest of the world. Host nation Germany has billed the two-day meeting as a chance for the club of leading economies to discuss how to work together on...