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    ‘We Have to Defend Our Motherland’: On the Front Lines of Ukraine’s War
    Dec22

    ‘We Have to Defend Our Motherland’: On the Front Lines of Ukraine’s War

    NOVOMYKHAILIVKA, Ukraine—In the woods outside this front-line town in eastern Ukraine, a battle-worn unit of Ukrainian soldiers have hunkered down for the winter. The troops live and fight sometimes only a few hundred yards across no man’s land from their enemies, a combined force of pro-Russian separatists and Russian regulars. Some of the...

    Netanyahu: Desecration of Rabbi Nachman’s grave is ‘terrible’
    Dec22

    Netanyahu: Desecration of Rabbi Nachman’s grave is ‘terrible’

    Prime Minister Netanyahu calls on the Ukrainian government to take action following the desecration of the grave of Rabbi Nachman in Uman. …read more Source: Arutz...

    US-supplied Drones Prove Disappointing in Ukraine Conflict
    Dec22

    US-supplied Drones Prove Disappointing in Ukraine Conflict

    Millions of dollars’ worth of U.S.-supplied drones that Kyiv had hoped would help in its war against Russian-backed separatists have proven ineffective against jamming and hacking, Ukrainian officials say. The 72 Raven RQ-11B Analog mini-drones were so disappointing following their arrival this summer that Natan Chazin, an adviser to...

    U.S. Imposes New Sanctions on Russian Entrepreneurs and Companies over Crimea
    Dec22

    U.S. Imposes New Sanctions on Russian Entrepreneurs and Companies over Crimea

    The United States Department of Treasury has approved new economic sanctions against six bankers and a Russian businessman as well as eight companies in that country for their links in the Ukrainian conflict and the annexation of the Crimean peninsula. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Exclusive: U.S.-supplied drones disappoint Ukraine at the front lines
    Dec22

    Exclusive: U.S.-supplied drones disappoint Ukraine at the front lines

    WASHINGTON – Millions of dollars’ worth of U.S.-supplied drones that Kiev had hoped would help in its war against Russian-backed separatists have proven ineffective against jamming and hacking, Ukrainian officials say. The 72 Raven RQ-11B… …read more Source:...

    Stolen masterpiece paintings returned to Italy from Ukraine
    Dec22

    Stolen masterpiece paintings returned to Italy from Ukraine

    Italian culture minister travels to Kiev to retrieve works by Rubens, Tintoretto and Mantegna taken from Verona art museumSeventeen masterpieces valued at €17m were returned to Italy from Ukraine on Wednesday after being stolen by masked, armed robbers from a Verona art museum last year.Italian culture minister Dario Franceschini, who travelled...

    Kremlin says almost all Russia-US dialogue ‘frozen’
    Dec22

    Kremlin says almost all Russia-US dialogue ‘frozen’

    MOSCOW (AFP) – The Kremlin said Wednesday that nearly all the communication channels between Moscow and Washington were frozen, local media reported. Practically all levels of dialogue with the United States are frozen, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Mir TV, state news agency RIA Novosti reported. We dont communicate with one another....

    Two Ukrainian   troops killed in   past 24 hours
    Dec21

    Two Ukrainian troops killed in past 24 hours

    KIEV: At least two Ukrainian troops have been killed in the past 24 hours in renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine, officials said on Wednesday. Fighting between Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian government troops has killed more than 9,600 people since the conflict began in April 2014. A 2015 cease-fire deal did not completely stop fighting...

    Your Support for The Daily Signal Is Critical. And These 21 Comments Are Pretty Awesome, Too.
    Dec21

    Your Support for The Daily Signal Is Critical. And These 21 Comments Are Pretty Awesome, Too.

    Earlier this week, we asked our Morning Bell subscribers to share their feedback about The Daily Signal. (If you’re not a subscriber, sign up here.) We get letters, Facebook comments, and tweets every day of the week, and reading them is one of the things I enjoy most about my job as editor-in-chief. Even the critical ones challenge us to...

    Germany to Commit More Troops to NATO in Lithuania
    Dec21

    Germany to Commit More Troops to NATO in Lithuania

    Germany is upping its contribution to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in the Baltic state of Lithuania. This is a welcome development. The initial news came in October when Germany announced its commitment of Bundeswehr forces to Lithuania in 2017 as part of a NATO deterrence mission. Materially, the German deployment will be...