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    The Flare-Up in Ukraine Is Not Just About Putin
    Feb02

    The Flare-Up in Ukraine Is Not Just About Putin

    Kiev needs the conflict to boost Western support, but it’s playing a dangerous game. …read more Source:...

    Huge protests erupt in Romania because the government wants to pardon corrupt officials
    Feb02

    Huge protests erupt in Romania because the government wants to pardon corrupt officials

    An estimated 250,000 people took to the streets in Romania Wednesday, in protest at an emergency decree issued by the government that could potentially free many officials jailed for corruption. These are the largest demonstrations in the country since the fall of communist rule in 1989. Why is this matter so important? Romania is a country where...

    Putin accuses Kiev of provoking flare-up in east Ukraine fighting
    Feb02

    Putin accuses Kiev of provoking flare-up in east Ukraine fighting

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says it was a ploy to win the support of the administration of US President Trump. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    Hungary’s Orban and ally Putin cement closer ties (AFP)
    Feb02

    Hungary’s Orban and ally Putin cement closer ties (AFP)

    Budapest (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban cemented closer ties at talks Thursday, amid growing EU rifts over sanctions against Moscow because of its meddling in Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Hungarian Leader Calls For Improved EU-Russia Ties During Putin Visit
    Feb02

    Hungarian Leader Calls For Improved EU-Russia Ties During Putin Visit

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban says he hopes relations between the European Union and Russia will improve in the near future and encouraged all parties to increase cooperation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Europe’s responsibility to stand firm on Ukraine
    Feb02

    Europe’s responsibility to stand firm on Ukraine

    If the US goes soft on Putin, Merkel will need to stiffen EU spines …read more Source: Financial...

    Intense Fighting Prompts Evacuations In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb02

    Intense Fighting Prompts Evacuations In Eastern Ukraine

    For days, fighting has intensified between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists. Civilians in villages near Luhansk and Donetsk in eastern Ukraine have been bearing the brunt of artillery and rocket battles, prompting evacuations. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service and Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free...

    War is raging in eastern Ukraine
    Feb02

    War is raging in eastern Ukraine

    War returned with a fury four days ago to the eastern Ukrainian city of Avdiyivka. …read more Source: Business...

    McCain calls on Trump to help Ukraine against Russia attack
    Feb02

    McCain calls on Trump to help Ukraine against Russia attack

    Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain asked President Donald Trump on Thursday to help Ukraine defend itself against an increase in recent attacks from Russia. …read more Source: Channel...

    An Italian residence permit, yours for €500,000
    Feb02

    An Italian residence permit, yours for €500,000

    In an effort to reduce the country’s debt, the Italian government will start selling visas to non-EU citizens in exchange for a €500,000 investment in a start-up. The plan, approved by the Italian parliament in early December as part of the 2017 budget, is expected to take effect next month once the fine-print has been finalized....