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    Is Russia Killing Rebels In Ukraine? Separatist Commander Mikhail Tolstykh Dies In Donetsk Explosion
    Feb08

    Is Russia Killing Rebels In Ukraine? Separatist Commander Mikhail Tolstykh Dies In Donetsk Explosion

    A commander of Ukraine’s pro-Russian separatist forces known as “Givi” died Wednesday after an explosion went off at his office in the rebels’ de facto capital city of Donetsk. Authorities in the rebel groups were calling it a terrorist attack by Ukrainian security forces. …read more Source: International Business...

    7 Russian sailors, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped in Nigerian waters
    Feb08

    7 Russian sailors, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped in Nigerian waters

    Seven Russian sailors and a Ukrainian have been kidnapped from a cargo ship in Nigerian waters, the Russian embassy in the West African nation said Wednesday. The kidnappings come less than three months after three Russians were taken hostage off a ship in Nigerian waters and freed weeks later. The Russian embassy posted messages on social media...

    GOP, Dem Senators Want Congressional Say on Russia Sanctions
    Feb08

    GOP, Dem Senators Want Congressional Say on Russia Sanctions

    WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group of senators wants President Donald Trump to get approval from Congress before easing U.S. sanctions against Russia. Their legislation, dubbed the Russia Sanctions Review Act, is the latest salvo in an increasingly heated debate over Trump’s desire to improve relations with Russian President Vladimir Putin....

    Trudeau to address EU, meet Merkel in Germany
    Feb08

    Trudeau to address EU, meet Merkel in Germany

    Trudeau to address European Parliament, meet Angela Merkel in Germany …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Officials Say Sheremet’s Death Contract Killing
    Feb08

    Ukrainian Officials Say Sheremet’s Death Contract Killing

    Ukrainian officials say Belarusian journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed because of his professional activities in a contract killing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    GOP, Dem senators want congressional say on Russia sanctions
    Feb08

    GOP, Dem senators want congressional say on Russia sanctions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators wants President Donald Trump to get approval from Congress before easing U.S. sanctions against Russia. Their legislation, dubbed the Russia Sanctions Review Act, is the latest salvo in an increasingly heated debate over Trump’s desire to improve relations with Russian President Vladimir...

    Ukraine must enforce sanctions on Iran
    Feb08

    Ukraine must enforce sanctions on Iran

    Iran Focus London, 7 Feb – Ukraine is allowing Iran to evade an international arms embargo which is sanctioned by the UN, according to policy experts. Emanuele Ottolenghi, a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), and Boris Zilberman, the FDD deputy director of congressional relations wrote an op-ed for The Hill,...

    Alexei Navalny: Russian crusader who took on Putin
    Feb08

    Alexei Navalny: Russian crusader who took on Putin

    Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber | Alexei Navalny has tapped into discontent among the urban middle class with fiery speeches and Western-style campaigning -AFP photo MOSCOW: Anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny shot to the head of Russia’s opposition as one of the leaders of the biggest protests against Vladimir Putin’s rule, drawing...

    Pro-Russian rebel leader assassinated in eastern Ukraine when rocket fired into his office
    Feb08

    Pro-Russian rebel leader assassinated in eastern Ukraine when rocket fired into his office

    Mikhail Tolstykh was one of the most recognizable faces in the conflict between Ukrainian troops and Russia-backed rebels which has killed more than 9,800 since 2014 …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Date Set For Crimean Journalist’s Trial
    Feb08

    Date Set For Crimean Journalist’s Trial

    A date has been set for the high-profile trial of journalist Mykola Semena in the Russian-controlled Ukrainian region of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...