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    Pence reassures Europe, demands NATO pay up
    Feb21

    Pence reassures Europe, demands NATO pay up

    BRUSSELS: US Vice President Mike Pence told nervous Europeans Monday that Donald Trump will remain committed to transatlantic ties, but warned NATO allies they must boost their defence spending in return. Capping a European trip aimed at allaying fears about the new administration’s support, Pence said Washington’s backing for the EU...

    How U.S. allies are responding to mixed messages of support
    Feb21

    How U.S. allies are responding to mixed messages of support

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Top members of the Trump administration have been traveling overseas to calm some raw nerves among U.S. allies. The main source of the concern? Comments from President Trump that led to worries in Europe and beyond about American commitments to longstanding alliances and institutions. John Yang has more. JOHN YANG: Vice President...

    Vox Sentences: Trump’s new national security adviser has his job cut out for him
    Feb21

    Vox Sentences: Trump’s new national security adviser has his job cut out for him

    Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world, curated by Dara Lind and Dylan Matthews. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. In which we do not envy the job of the national security adviser; a famine in...

    Kremlin calls Trump associates’ reported peace plan for Ukraine ‘absurd’
    Feb21

    Kremlin calls Trump associates’ reported peace plan for Ukraine ‘absurd’

    The Kremlin says the Russian government does not know anything about a Ukraine peace plan crafted by an opposition Ukrainian lawmaker and two of President Donald Trump’s associates. Russia President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, dismissed the peace plan as “absurd.” The draft plan, first reported by The New York Times,...

    THREЕ YEARS AFTER THE REVOLUTION OF DIGNITY
    Feb21

    THREЕ YEARS AFTER THE REVOLUTION OF DIGNITY

    WHAT DO UKRAINIANS REALLY THINK? Three years ago, thousands of Ukrainians came together on the Maidan, Kyiv’s central square, to demand that their voices be heard. Ukrainians peacefully called on their government to recognize their choice to jo…(ЩО Ж НАСПРАВДІ УКРАЇНЦІ ДУМАЮТЬ? Три роки тому тисячі українців разом вийшли на мирний...

    The Mystery of the Ukraine Peace Plan
    Feb21

    The Mystery of the Ukraine Peace Plan

    On Sunday, The New York Times reported that two associates of President Donald Trump, including Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, presented a sealed envelope to then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn containing a secret peace plan to resolve the three-year conflict in Ukraine. The plan, according to the report, would have...

    Germany slams Russia
    Feb21

    Germany slams Russia

    ‘Recognition of travel documents of so-called people’s republics of Lugansk and Donetsk undermines unity of Ukraine’ BERLIN: Germany on Monday criticised as “unacceptable” Russia’s decision to recognise passports issued by separatist rebels in Ukraine’s eastern regions of Lugansk and Donetsk. “The...

    Michael Flynn’s Sacking Alters The Course Of Trump’s NATO Policy
    Feb21

    Michael Flynn’s Sacking Alters The Course Of Trump’s NATO Policy

    The Trump administration seems to be reassuring European countries that a more rational attitude by the U.S. toward NATO is on the horizon after Trump himself described the trans-Atlantic alliance as obsolete.Europeans are also reassured by developments that have shone a more scrutinizing and politically realistic light on US-Russian relations....

    Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin dead at 64
    Feb21

    Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin dead at 64

    NEW YORK: Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, who for years fended off Western criticism and skillfully defended Moscow’s actions in Ukraine and Syria, died Monday in New York. He was 64. Churkin collapsed while at work at the Russian mission to the United Nations Monday morning and was rushed to a Manhattan...

    Choice of McMaster likely to quell GOP hawks
    Feb21

    Choice of McMaster likely to quell GOP hawks

    President Donald Trump has picked one of the military’s leading warrior-scholars to restore order to the National Security Council — but also one who has staked out a decidedly more hawkish position on Russia and gone out of his way to assert that the war against terrorism must not be morph into a war against Islam.Lt. Gen. H.R....