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    Trump: Russia Sanctions to Be Upheld, but Maybe Not for Long
    Jan14

    Trump: Russia Sanctions to Be Upheld, but Maybe Not for Long

    U.S. president-elect Donald Trump says he would maintain sanctions against Russia imposed by the Obama administration but would consider lifting them if Russia cooperates on matters of common interest. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Trump said he would keep the sanctions in effect “at least for a period of time,” but...

    Poland Welcomes US Troops Amid Russia Fears
    Jan14

    Poland Welcomes US Troops Amid Russia Fears

    Poland on Saturday formally welcomed a contingent of U.S. troops that arrived in the country earlier in the week, part of a NATO deployment aimed at deterring Russian aggression in the region. Poland’s prime minister, Beata Szydlo, and Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz welcomed the troops at a ceremony in the western Polish town of Zagan....

    MH17 relatives mull new search in Ukraine for remains
    Jan14

    MH17 relatives mull new search in Ukraine for remains

    Families of the MH17 plane disaster victims may push for a renewed search of the crash site in eastern Ukraine after the recent discovery of a bone fragment belonging to one of the dead. …read more Source: Hindustan...

    Ukraine Urged To Reverse Ban On Broadcasts Of Independent Russian TV Station
    Jan14

    Ukraine Urged To Reverse Ban On Broadcasts Of Independent Russian TV Station

    Ukrainian authorities should “immediately” cancel an order banning a prominent independent Russian television station from broadcasting in the country, the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama moves U.S. troops into Poland to counter Russian aggression
    Jan14

    Obama moves U.S. troops into Poland to counter Russian aggression

    Despite reneging on plans for a missile defense system in Poland as part of his “reset” with Russia, President Barack Obama deployed 3,000 troops to the region Thursday as part of a broad commitment to calm a region that grew nervous after the 2014 Russian annexation of Crimea. The troops will be welcomed in an official ceremony Saturday. This...

    In Ukraine: Army and rebels say new truce in east disrupted
    Jan14

    In Ukraine: Army and rebels say new truce in east disrupted

    The deal brought fresh hope of an end to 31 months of fighting in which nearly 10,000 people have been killed. Ukrainian government forces and the pro-Russian separatist rebels fighting in eastern Ukraine on Saturday accused each other of disrupting a fragile truce declared late December.Kiev and the rebels agreed a new “indefinite”...

    ‘We waited for decades’: Polish govt welcomes US troops
    Jan14

    ‘We waited for decades’: Polish govt welcomes US troops

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish leaders welcomed U.S. troops to their country Saturday, with the defense minister expressing gratitude for their arrival and calling it the fulfillment of a dream Poles have had for decades. The ceremony in the western Polish town of Zagan comes some 23 years after the last Soviet troops left Poland. It marks a new...

    MH17 relatives consider renewed search in Ukraine for remains
    Jan14

    MH17 relatives consider renewed search in Ukraine for remains

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    MH17 relatives mull new search in Ukraine for remains
    Jan14

    MH17 relatives mull new search in Ukraine for remains

    “We are considering speaking to authorities about another search for human remains,” Evert van Zijtveld, chairman of the MH17 victims’ foundation, said on Saturday. …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine army and rebels say new truce in east disrupted
    Jan14

    Ukraine army and rebels say new truce in east disrupted

    Kiev and the rebels agreed a new “indefinite” ceasefire deal after Ukraine and Russia held talks in Minsk last month mediated by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and it went into force on December 24. …read more Source: World...