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    Rising Violence In Ukraine Puts The Spotlight On U.S. Relations With Russia
    Feb17

    Rising Violence In Ukraine Puts The Spotlight On U.S. Relations With Russia

    Eastern Ukraine has seen a deadly spike in violence in recent weeks, as shelling and fighting between Ukrainian soldiers and pro-Russian rebels have killed dozens. On Wednesday, the Ukrainian government also alleged that Russia launched a new series of cyber attacks against the country’s infrastructure. The surge in Ukraine’s ongoing...

    Ukrainian hacker sentenced in U.S. to 41 months in prison
    Feb17

    Ukrainian hacker sentenced in U.S. to 41 months in prison

    By Nate Raymond (Reuters) – A Ukrainian who administered two online hacking forums was sentenced on Thursday to 41 months in prison for… …read more Source:...

    Tillerson, in diplomatic debut, urges Russia to pull back in eastern Ukraine
    Feb17

    Tillerson, in diplomatic debut, urges Russia to pull back in eastern Ukraine

    The new secretary of state met his Russian counterpart in Bonn for the first time and took a firm line on Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia
    Feb17

    Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey has increased scrutiny of Russian-speaking Muslim communities in the past few months following a series of attacks blamed on Islamic State, a concrete example of the renewed relationship between the two countries.Turkish police have raided the homes of Russian-speaking immigrants in Istanbul, detained many and...

    Read: The full transcript of President Trump’s wild press conference
    Feb17

    Read: The full transcript of President Trump’s wild press conference

    Video and a rush transcript of Trump’s February 16 press conference On Thursday afternoon, President Trump held a press conference in the wake of several events that have rocked his young administration, including the resignation of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, the revelation that Russia secretly deployed a missile that...

    Four famines mean 20 million may starve in the next six months
    Feb17

    Four famines mean 20 million may starve in the next six months

    GENEVA (Reuters) – More than 20 million people – greater than the population of Romania or Florida – risk dying from starvation within six months in four separate famines, UN World Food Programme chief economist Arif Husain says.Wars in Yemen, northeastern Nigeria and South Sudan have devastated households and driven up prices,...

    Dutch say Ukraine will renew search at MH17 crash site
    Feb17

    Dutch say Ukraine will renew search at MH17 crash site

    Ukraine is expected to renew this spring its search for human remains at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, Dutch Security and Justice Minister Stef Blok said on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Can Europe Go On Like This?
    Feb17

    Can Europe Go On Like This?

    For leaders of European nations, it’s impossible to know which of President Donald Trump’s remarks about Europe and the Atlantic alliance—the bellicose or the conciliatory—to take to heart. Is he agitating for the EU’s demise when he extols Brexit? Is NATO “obsolete,” or a cornerstone of transatlantic security? Is Moscow now...

    Police arrest Ukrainian in fake card scam
    Feb17

    Police arrest Ukrainian in fake card scam

    A Ukrainian man has been arrested in connection with a transnational fake credit card scam which involves acquiring cash by launching attacks on ATMs in Thailand. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Pentagon Chief Rules Out US-Russia Military Collaboration
    Feb17

    Pentagon Chief Rules Out US-Russia Military Collaboration

    At a meeting of NATO members in Brussels Thursday, U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis ruled out any military collaboration between the United States and Russia because current conditions are not ideal. “We are not in a position right now to collaborate on a military level,” Mattis said at a news conference at NATO headquarters....