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    Tillerson takes charge of restive State Department
    Feb02

    Tillerson takes charge of restive State Department

    WASHINGTON: Former ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson was sworn in Wednesday to take charge of a US State Department simmering with opposition to President Donald Trump’s refugee ban. After the 64-year-old oilman’s nomination was confirmed by the Senate, he headed to the White House, where Trump formally named the political...

    U.S. flirts with softer stance on Russia’s conduct in Ukraine
    Feb02

    U.S. flirts with softer stance on Russia’s conduct in Ukraine

    The Trump administration on Wednesday maintained a low-key approach to the latest flare-up of violence in eastern Ukraine, where the government accuses Russian-backed forces of stepping up attacks. The restrained tone may reflect the start of a new U.S. approach to dealing with Russia’s cross-border activity, even as top U.S. officials are...

    US flirts with softer stance on Russia’s conduct in Ukraine
    Feb02

    US flirts with softer stance on Russia’s conduct in Ukraine

    The Trump administration appears to be taking a low-key approach to a flare-up in violence in eastern Ukraine where the government accuses Russian-backed forces of stepping up attacks …read more Source: U.S....

    The show under Washington’s big top
    Feb02

    The show under Washington’s big top

    Saul Loeb/Getty WASHINGTON – No wonder the Ringling Bros. circus is folding; it can’t compete with the United States Congress. It is early morning in a Senate office building on Capitol Hill in the middle of the second week of America’s brand-new president’s presidency, the day that used to be known as Wednesday. But now, guess...

    Toward a New Equilibrium in U.S.-Russian Relations
    Feb02

    Toward a New Equilibrium in U.S.-Russian Relations

    Thomas E. Graham Politics, Eurasia The new administration must understand how Russia relates to American goals. President Trump will face no more urgent foreign-policy task than developing a Russia policy. His warm words for Russian president Vladimir Putin and his questioning of long-standing bipartisan U.S. policy have alarmed key...

    The Ukraine-Russia Conflict: A Way Forward
    Feb02

    The Ukraine-Russia Conflict: A Way Forward

    Matthew Rojansky Security, Eurasia Washington cannot afford to miss this window of opportunity. On November 14, 2016, the International Criminal Court issued a preliminary finding endorsing Ukraine’s claims that Russia had committed acts of aggression against its territory, citizens and infrastructure. Ukrainians, who for more than two...

    Ukraine: US will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea
    Feb02

    Ukraine: US will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” Ukraine’s U.N. envoy says U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has confirmed the Trump administration fully supports his country’s territorial integrity and independence and will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea.Volodymyr… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US flirts with softer stance on Russia’s conduct in Ukraine
    Feb02

    US flirts with softer stance on Russia’s conduct in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday maintained a low-key approach to the latest flare-up of violence in eastern Ukraine, where… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: US will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea
    Feb02

    Ukraine: US will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Ukraine’s U.N. envoy says U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has confirmed the Trump administration fully supports his country’s territorial integrity and independence and will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Volodymyr Yelchenko told reporters Wednesday that Haley also confirmed in their “very good”...

    Ukraine: US will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea
    Feb02

    Ukraine: US will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea

    Ukraine’s U.N. envoy says U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has confirmed the Trump administration fully supports his country’s territorial integrity and independence and will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Volodymyr … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...