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    Four killed in worst clash in weeks in Ukraine rebel east
    Jan29

    Four killed in worst clash in weeks in Ukraine rebel east

    Kiev, Jan 29 (AFP) Four soldiers were killed in fresh fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed insurgents today, the bloodiest clash in weeks in the war-torn country’s east. Kiev military spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk said three Ukrainian servicemen were killed and another wounded in the battle for control of the key industrial...

    Lesser-known walls: How Trump’s presidency is intensifying fear in the Baltics
    Jan29

    Lesser-known walls: How Trump’s presidency is intensifying fear in the Baltics

    Donald Trump isn’t the only one talking about walls as of late. In the Baltic region, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia are building walls along the Russian border — a sort of line in the sand in the face of renewed aggression. And like Trump’s effort, they may further stoke already simmering tensions, Don Murray writes. …read more...

    Division over America’s loss of global leadership: Fears of isolationism and fears of recklessness
    Jan29

    Division over America’s loss of global leadership: Fears of isolationism and fears of recklessness

    The UN is anxious and apprehensive about the new US president, his secretary of state, and his UN envoy, not just in terms of the relationship with the UN general secretariat under Antonio Guterres, but also in terms of the impact of bilateral US-Russian and US-Chinese relations on regional issues being examined by the international organization....

    B.C. father-son team developing technology to 3D print in space using moon dust
    Jan29

    B.C. father-son team developing technology to 3D print in space using moon dust

    VANCOUVER — For Alex and Sergei Dobrianski, the building blocks of an upcoming revolution in the space industry are found in moon dust. Over the past five years, the father-and-son team has been developing the technology to send a 3D printer to the moon that can extract and use the various fine-grained metals coating the lunar surface to build...

    Trump vows better Russia ties, reassures NATO allies
    Jan29

    Trump vows better Russia ties, reassures NATO allies

    WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump vowed Saturday to improve floundering ties with Russia, while also reassuring close US allies he supports NATO. Trump faced a first legal defeat amid growing international alarm over his halt to refugees and travelers from certain Muslim majority countries, with a federal judge blocking part of the ban. The...

    Putin and Trump agree to try to rebuild U.S.-Russia ties, cooperate in Syria
    Jan29

    Putin and Trump agree to try to rebuild U.S.-Russia ties, cooperate in Syria

    MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to try to rebuild U.S. Russia ties and to cooperate in Syria, the Kremlin said on Saturday, after the two men spoke for the first time since Trump’s inauguration. , U.S.-Russia relations hit a post-Cold War low under the Barack Obama administration and...

    Trump talks to Putin, other world leaders about security threats
    Jan29

    Trump talks to Putin, other world leaders about security threats

    President Donald Trump discussed Syria and the fight against Islamic State with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday in one of several calls with world leaders that the new US president used to put his stamp on international affairs.Trump’s call with Putin was their first since the New York businessman took office and came as...

    Trump-Putin talks ‘significant’ start to improving ties: WH
    Jan29

    Trump-Putin talks ‘significant’ start to improving ties: WH

    Washington, Jan 29 (PTI) US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin agreed to establish “real coordination” against the ISIS during an hourlong discussion, which the White House hailed as a “significant start” to improving the strained ties between the two nations. During their telephonic conversation, the first since...

    How Trump Could Turn America’s Syria Policy Upside Down
    Jan29

    How Trump Could Turn America’s Syria Policy Upside Down

    Click here for reuse options! The Middle East expects big changes under Trump, and they’re likely to get them. DamascusNot for at least three quarters of a century have the American people elected a president who so openly disparages, discards and seemingly abhors the principles, standards, policies, ideas, and institutions at the center of...

    Ruble’s revival gives Russia an unexpected headache
    Jan29

    Ruble’s revival gives Russia an unexpected headache

    It was a step that seemed unimaginable a year ago: the Russian authorities stepping in to stop the country’s currency from getting too strong. Back in January 2016 the ruble hit a record low of 85 to the dollar as a combination of plunging oil prices and Western sanctions over Moscow’s actions in Ukraine pounded the Russian economy....