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    Putin visit to Hungary reveals regional divide over Putin
    Feb01

    Putin visit to Hungary reveals regional divide over Putin

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A visit by President Vladimir Putin to Hungary this week reveals the vastly different reactions to Putin’s Russia in countries formerly under Moscow’s yoke, and highlights the very different challenges those countries will face in working with the new U.S. administration. On one end of the spectrum is Hungary,...

    Rockets from Canada?
    Feb01

    Rockets from Canada?

    Almost everyone knows the name “Cape Canaveral” and its association with rockets and the space programme, but how about “Cape Canso”? An American group calling itself Maritime Launch Services came to the Nova Scotia community of Hazel Hill yesterday to talk to locals and get their views on the possibility of creating a commercial launch site. MLS...

    Ukraine says military cargo plane shot at from Russian-held gas rig
    Feb01

    Ukraine says military cargo plane shot at from Russian-held gas rig

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak said on Wednesday a Ukrainian military cargo plane had been shot at with a firearm from a Russian-held gas rig on the Black Sea. …read more Source: Libya...

    eNCA | Nato head urges Russian action on spike in Ukraine violence
    Feb01

    eNCA | Nato head urges Russian action on spike in Ukraine violence

    “We call on Russia to use its considerable influence with the rebels to bring the violence to an end,” Stoltenberg told reporters in Brussels. …read more Source:...

    Global alarm over Ukraine fighting as death toll rises
    Feb01

    Global alarm over Ukraine fighting as death toll rises

    The death toll from the latest escalation in fighting in Ukraine rose to 19 on Wednesday as international alarm rang out over the spike in bloodshed in the European Union’s back yard. Government forces and Russian-backed separatists exchanged mortar and rocket fire for a fourth day around the flashpoint eastern town of Avdiivka just north...

    Putin visit to Hungary reveals regional divide over Putin
    Feb01

    Putin visit to Hungary reveals regional divide over Putin

    On one end of the spectrum is Hungary, where Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government is treating Putin’s visit Thursday as a major event, and where a refurbished memorial to Soviet soldiers who died in World War II was unveiled ahead of his visit. On the other is Poland, which is fearful of Russia’s resurgence and welcoming in...

    There Are the 5 Killer Weapons Russia Could Use to Crush Ukraine
    Feb01

    There Are the 5 Killer Weapons Russia Could Use to Crush Ukraine

    Robert Farley Security, Europe Over time, the once-robust Ukrainian defense industry may restore some of the Ukrainian military’s key capabilities. For now, Moscow continues to hold the most important cards. Because of Western reticence about transferring lethal arms to Kiev, as well as Ukraine’s dire economic situation, there is no...

    Ukraine: People flee frontline eastern town amid upsurge in violence
    Feb01

    Ukraine: People flee frontline eastern town amid upsurge in violence

    The first humanitarian evacuations have begun from Avdiyivka, a town on the freezing frontline of the recent flare-up of hostilities in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    NATO calls on Russia to help stop spike in violence in east Ukraine
    Feb01

    NATO calls on Russia to help stop spike in violence in east Ukraine

    BRUSSELS – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg called on Russia on Wednesday to use its “considerable influence” with rebels in eastern Ukraine to end what he described as “the most serious spike in violations” of a shaky truce there in a long time. … …read more Source:...

    U.N. Security Council expresses ‘grave concern’ over Ukraine
    Feb01

    U.N. Security Council expresses ‘grave concern’ over Ukraine

    New York, Feb. …read more Source: Jordan News Agency...