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    Fighting in eastern Ukraine flares up again
    Feb01

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine flares up again

    February 02, 2017 5:00 AMMOSCOW • The war in eastern Ukraine that simmered quietly for months has erupted in a lethal bout of fighting in recent days. …read more Source: The Straits...

    US flirts with softer stance on Russia’s conduct in Ukraine
    Feb01

    US flirts with softer stance on Russia’s conduct in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration appears to be taking a low-key approach to a flare-up in violence in eastern Ukraine where the… …read more Source:...

    Soft Belarusisation in Hrodna
    Feb01

    Soft Belarusisation in Hrodna

    Mova Nanova courses. Source: dzvin.by On 20 January, the Belarusian jury and TV audiences selected the band Navi to represent Belarus at the Eurovision Song Contest. For the first time in the history of Eurovision, Belarus’s performance will be in the Belarusian language. This is just one of many small steps that Belarus has recently taken...

    The Trump Administration Turns its Back on the World’s Refugees
    Feb01

    The Trump Administration Turns its Back on the World’s Refugees

    President Trump and his senior advisors have sought to downplay the significance of the sweeping restrictions on refugees and immigrants from selected Muslim-majority countries. They have claimed that it only directly affected 109 people traveling to the United States, and have insisted that it is “not a Muslim ban” in one statement,...

    Putin Testing Trump Early with Ukraine Attacks
    Feb01

    Putin Testing Trump Early with Ukraine Attacks

    After the two presidents spoke by phone this weekend, attacks on government-held territories in Ukraine have skyrocketed. …read more Source: Foreign...

    War Returns With A Fury To Embattled Ukrainian City
    Feb01

    War Returns With A Fury To Embattled Ukrainian City

    Nearly three years since first erupting, the war here in eastern Ukraine has exploded anew, with deadly fighting between government forces and Russia-backed separatists reported up and down the 450-kilometer front line. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Says Military Plane Shot at From Russian-Occupied Oil Rig
    Feb01

    Ukraine Says Military Plane Shot at From Russian-Occupied Oil Rig

    A Ukrainian official said Wednesday that a military cargo plane belonging to Kiev was shot at from a Russian-occupied oil rig in the Black Sea, an accusation that was denied by Moscow. Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak wrote on Facebook that the plane was damaged but the crew unharmed, according to Reuters. He said that the aircraft was...

    Ukraine fighting could pose early challenge to Trump
    Feb01

    Ukraine fighting could pose early challenge to Trump

    As a rocket and artillery barrage continued on the city of Avdiivka, few chose to evacuate. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Russia stripped of London relay silver for doping
    Feb01

    Russia stripped of London relay silver for doping

    Russia’s 4x400m women’s relay team was stripped of its London 2012 silver medal yesterday after the IOC named one of its athletes as a doping cheat. Using new technology the International Olympic Committee is retesting hundreds of stored samples from the 2012 and Beijing 2008 Games as part of its drive to clean up the drug-tainted...

    Minister hints at sending more help for Ukraine amid new of violence
    Feb01

    Minister hints at sending more help for Ukraine amid new of violence

    OTTAWA – Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says the federal government is concerned about a new outbreak of fighting in Ukraine and is looking at ways to improve Canada’s military support to the country. Government forces and Russian-backed rebels have traded heavy fire in eastern Ukraine over the last few days, killing at least 19 people and...