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    News Wrap: Russia reportedly deployed new missile, ignoring U.S. complaints
    Feb15

    News Wrap: Russia reportedly deployed new missile, ignoring U.S. complaints

    JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: Tensions with Russia are rising on another front. The New York Times reports that Moscow has deployed a new ground-launched cruise missile, ignoring U.S. complaints that it violates a 1987 treaty. The Obama administration objected to the missile during its testing phase in 2014 and 2015. Five hundred...

    News Wrap: Russia reportedly deployed new missile, ignoring U.S. complaints
    Feb15

    News Wrap: Russia reportedly deployed new missile, ignoring U.S. complaints

    JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: Tensions with Russia are rising on another front. The New York Times reports that Moscow has deployed a new ground-launched cruise missile, ignoring U.S. complaints that it violates a 1987 treaty. The Obama administration objected to the missile during its testing phase in 2014 and 2015. Five hundred...

    Russia has deployed missile in violation of treaty
    Feb15

    Russia has deployed missile in violation of treaty

    FILE – In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 file photo, a Russian air defense missile system SA-11 launcher is on display at the opening of the MAKS Air Show in Zhukovsky outside Moscow. If Ukrainian rebels shot down the Malaysian jetliner, killing 298 people, it may have been because they didn’t have the right systems in place to...

    Flynn Exit Creates Vacuum That Trump’s Pragmatists May Fill
    Feb15

    Flynn Exit Creates Vacuum That Trump’s Pragmatists May Fill

    The dramatic departure of President Donald Trump’s hard-hitting national security adviser creates a vacuum of power and raises a key question about U.S. foreign policy: Will the pragmatists in the administration now gain clout? Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, both known as levelheaded technocrats, stand to...

    Donald Trump expects Russia to ‘return Crimea’ as he GETS TOUGH on Vladimir Putin
    Feb15

    Donald Trump expects Russia to ‘return Crimea’ as he GETS TOUGH on Vladimir Putin

    DONALD Trump has demanded the ‘return of Crimea’ and an end to violence in the region according to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer as the White House gets tough with Putin. …read more Source:...

    UN Official Fears Shaky Ukraine Cease-fire Will Not Hold
    Feb15

    UN Official Fears Shaky Ukraine Cease-fire Will Not Hold

    A senior UN official said Tuesday that he feared the fragile cease-fire between the Ukrainian government and Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine would not hold.Neal Walker, the UN resident coordinator and humanitarian coordinator in Ukraine, said that although calm had returned, the situation in… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    Trump’s Russia Reset Will Survive Flynn’s Ouster
    Feb15

    Trump’s Russia Reset Will Survive Flynn’s Ouster

    As soon as news reached Moscow that Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn had resigned after it became clear he had lied to the vice president about his conversations with the Russian ambassador, hawkish Russian lawmakers began to hyperventilate. Shadowy elements in Washington were trying to ruin not just Flynn, but the entire...

    Former Lawmaker Who Defected To Ukraine Lambasts Russia
    Feb15

    Former Lawmaker Who Defected To Ukraine Lambasts Russia

    Former Russian State Duma Deputy Denis Voronenkov, who defected to Ukraine last year, has called Russias 2014 annexation of Ukraines Crimea region a mistake. In an interview with the Ukraine-bas …read more Source: Big News...

    White House: Trump Made It Clear Russia Must ‘Return Crimea’ To Ukraine
    Feb15

    White House: Trump Made It Clear Russia Must ‘Return Crimea’ To Ukraine

    The White House says U.S. President Donald Trump has made it clear that he expects the Russian government to return the occupied region of Crimea to Ukraine and to de-escalate violence in eastern …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine: High Tension & Low Temperatures
    Feb15

    Ukraine: High Tension & Low Temperatures

    It’s February, and exactly as was the case three years ago, events in Ukraine are making headlines. Guns are again being fired; deaths and injuries are being reported. Low temperatures of below 20o Celsius are affecting the region these days, but they have not lowered tensions in a conflict, which far from nearing a resolution, is...