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    Trump ducks questions as Russia scandal deepens
    Feb16

    Trump ducks questions as Russia scandal deepens

    WASHINGTON, D.C.: US President Donald Trump dodged questions Wednesday about ties with Russia, railed against intelligence leaks and defended the national security advisor he just fired, as crisis engulfed his fledgling administration. Amid revelations that Trump aides were in repeated contact with Russian intelligence officials in the run-up to...

    Mattis: US Not Ready to Collaborate Militarily with Russia
    Feb16

    Mattis: US Not Ready to Collaborate Militarily with Russia

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. is not ready to collaborate militarily with Russia, appearing to close the door for now on any effort to work more with Moscow in the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria. Mattis says the U.S. will continue to engage politically with Russian President Vladmir Putin’s government to try to...

    Ukraine’s President Vows to Resume Coal Supply from East
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s President Vows to Resume Coal Supply from East

    Ukraine’s president on Thursday pledged to resume coal supplies from separatist-controlled parts of the country after it was blocked by volunteer battalions, threatening to disrupt the country’s power supply.Fighting in Ukraine’s industrial east between government troops… …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Lavrov to discuss Ukraine at talks with Tillerson: agencies
    Feb16

    Russia’s Lavrov to discuss Ukraine at talks with Tillerson: agencies

    MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will discuss Ukraine and other topics during talks in Bonn on Thursday, deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin was quoted as saying by news agency RIA. … …read more Source:...

    Donald Trump: US President ducks questions as Russia scandal deepens
    Feb16

    Donald Trump: US President ducks questions as Russia scandal deepens

    The Republican billionaire battened down the hatches, even as members of his party called for a broader probe. US President Donald Trump dodged questions about ties with Russia, railed against intelligence leaks and defended the national security advisor he just fired, as crisis engulfed his fledgling administration.Amid revelations that Trump...

    Croatia, Albania ask NATO to revise Kosovo peacekeeping mission
    Feb16

    Croatia, Albania ask NATO to revise Kosovo peacekeeping mission

    The governments of Croatia and Albania asked NATO to revise plans for its peacekeeping mission in Kosovo, arguing that nationalist rhetoric by Serbian politicians threatens to destabilize the region, Reuters reported Thursday. In a letter to NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg, Croatian Defense Minister Damir Krstičević and his Albanian...

    Trump: Crimea was ‘taken’ by Russia
    Feb16

    Trump: Crimea was ‘taken’ by Russia

    US President Donald Trump has taken a swipe at the previous Obama administration, suggesting it was “too soft” on Russia over its annexation of Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Is Michael Flynn the first casualty of a “deep state” coup? It’s not unthinkable
    Feb16

    Is Michael Flynn the first casualty of a “deep state” coup? It’s not unthinkable

    Michael Flynn’s resignation as national security adviser — and the murky, widening scandal that it has provoked— has prompted another bout of shivering and shaking in the media about Russian interference in American politics. Here’s a quick recap, if you’ve been living in a cave: Flynn resigned Monday night after it emerged that...

    Ukraine’s president vows to resume coal supply from east
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s president vows to resume coal supply from east

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s president on Thursday pledged to resume coal supplies from separatist-controlled parts of the country after it was blocked… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s president vows to resume coal supply from east
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s president vows to resume coal supply from east

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s president has pledged to resume coal supplies from separatist-controlled parts of the country.Fighting in Ukraine’s industrial east between government troops and Russia-backed rebels has killed more than… …read more Source: The New Zealand...