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    Trump appoints General McMaster as national security adviser
    Feb21

    Trump appoints General McMaster as national security adviser

    President Trump has appointed Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster to be his next national security adviser, after Michael Flynn was forced to resign just three weeks into the job. His second choice, Robert Harward, refused the position for numerous reasons, including the chaotic nature of the White House administration. For his third and final pick, Trump...

    Trump’s new national security adviser H.R. McMaster called a soldier-scholar
    Feb21

    Trump’s new national security adviser H.R. McMaster called a soldier-scholar

    Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster listens as President Donald Trump makes the announcement at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. McMaster will be the new national security adviser. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (Credit: AP) WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has chosen as his national security adviser a...

    The Daily Vertical: Russia’s Sovereignty Over All
    Feb21

    The Daily Vertical: Russia’s Sovereignty Over All

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, February 21, 2017
    Feb21

    The Morning Vertical, February 21, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian FM Slams Ukraine for Blocking UN Statement on Late Churkin
    Feb21

    Russian FM Slams Ukraine for Blocking UN Statement on Late Churkin

    Ukraine’s decision to block the adoption by the UN Security Council of a statement dedicated to late Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin is “beyond good and evil”, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said during a joint press conference with his Swedish counterpart Margot Wallstroem following their meeting in Moscow on Tuesday, February...

    Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s ambassador to UN, dies suddenly at 64
    Feb21

    Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s ambassador to UN, dies suddenly at 64

    Tributes poured in Monday for Vitaly Churkin, the Russian ambassador to the United Nations who died suddenly in New York. He was remembered for his intellect, wit and the pride he took in serving his country. , Churkin died one day before his 65th birthday. The diplomat suffered from cardiac arrest while at the Russian Mission on East 67th...

    Ukrainians demand justice for those killed in Euromaidan protests
    Feb21

    Ukrainians demand justice for those killed in Euromaidan protests

    Ukrainians have attended a ceremony in Kiev to commemorate those killed during the pro-Western Euromaidan protests in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Khurshed Mirzo, FFT First Vice-President attends FIFA Summit in Qatar
    Feb21

    Khurshed Mirzo, FFT First Vice-President attends FIFA Summit in Qatar

    DUSHANBE, 20.02.2017. /NIAT “Khovar”/. The First Vice-President and General Secretary of the Football Federation of Tajikistan /FFT/ Khurshed Mirzo attended the FIFA Executive Football Summit that was held in the Qatari capital – Doha. NIAT “Khovar” has been reported by the FFT press service. According to the source message, FIFA 2.0 strategy,...

    EU To Renew Asset Freeze Against Ukraine’s Ex-President
    Feb21

    EU To Renew Asset Freeze Against Ukraine’s Ex-President

    EU ambassadors are expected to agree to extend asset freezes imposed against former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and 15 of his associates for another year according to EU sources. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Train Car Named Disaster
    Feb21

    A Train Car Named Disaster

    Ukrainian soldiers have sparked outrage by posting video of the appalling conditions they face on military trains, sometimes traveling for days without adequate heating, sanitation, or beds. (Levko Stek, Maryan Kushnir, Roman Rebriy, RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...