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    Russia warns US ahead of military chiefs’ meeting
    Feb16

    Russia warns US ahead of military chiefs’ meeting

    MOSCOW: Russia’s defence minister on Thursday warned Washington not to try to negotiate with Moscow “from a position of strength” ahead of the first meeting between their military chiefs since Donald Trump became US president. “We are ready to restore cooperation with the Pentagon,” minister Sergei Shoigu said in a...

    Fake News, Fake Ukrainians: How Russians Tilted a Dutch Vote
    Feb16

    Fake News, Fake Ukrainians: How Russians Tilted a Dutch Vote

    With Europe facing critical elections, fears of Russian meddling are high. Many officials say the first test comes in March in the Netherlands. …read more Source: The New York...

    Sashka Bratanova: Being on stage – that’s what I do, what I love and what makes me happy
    Feb16

    Sashka Bratanova: Being on stage – that’s what I do, what I love and what makes me happy

    “We, you and I” is a solo performance based on poems by Miryana Basheva and music by Stefan Dimitrov. Verses and music are skilfully interwoven in the plot of the play that actress Sashka Bratanova defines as music and poetry show. Here’s one of the songs that the actress performs in it – “Neka da e lyato” (Let it be...

    Ukrainian ambassador in BiH: Kosovo and Crimea are not the same
    Feb16

    Ukrainian ambassador in BiH: Kosovo and Crimea are not the same

    Ukraine’s outgoing Ambassador to Bosnia-Herzegovina Oleksandr Levchenko says that “the meddling of Russian fingers” is “visible” Bosnia-Herzegovina. He also told Radio Free Europe in an interview that destabilizing this region is something that is in the interest of Russian President Vladimir Putin – “as he would later always arrive as a...

    Nervous NATO allies put on brave face for Trump era
    Feb16

    Nervous NATO allies put on brave face for Trump era

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Nervous European allies put a brave face on the troubled debut of President Donald Trump’s administration, expressing confidence in U.S. engagement with NATO as they prepared to hear from Trump’s defense chief at talks in Brussels on Wednesday. , The meeting at NATO headquarters is seen as an opportunity for...

    Music for morale in Ukraine’s Avdiivka city
    Feb16

    Music for morale in Ukraine’s Avdiivka city

    In eastern Ukraine, the city of Avdiivka in Donetsk province has become the latest flashpoint in the conflict. The 16,000 inhabitants of the city have found themselves without water, electricity and gas in freezing weather conditions. But despite the sound of shelling, music is helping people carry on. Fililp Warwick has this report. …read...

    INTERVIEW-Four famines mean 20 million may starve in the next six months
    Feb16

    INTERVIEW-Four famines mean 20 million may starve in the next six months

    (Reuters) More than 20 million people – greater than the population of Romania or Florida – risk dying from starvation within six months in four separate famines, U.N. World Food Programme chief economist Arif Husain says. Wars in Yemen, northeastern Nigeria and South Sudan have devastated households and driven up prices, while a drought in east...

    Persian Beach Soccer Cup: Iran Beats Ukraine
    Feb16

    Persian Beach Soccer Cup: Iran Beats Ukraine

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran earned its second victory at the Persian Beach Soccer Cup on Wednesday. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    Should Jeff Sessions Recuse Himself From the Russia Inquiries?
    Feb16

    Should Jeff Sessions Recuse Himself From the Russia Inquiries?

    Senate Democrats are calling for Attorney General Sessions to recuse himself from reported inquiries into contacts between former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and the Trump campaign’s contacts with Russia, but legal experts also say that Sessions’ closeness to President Trump raises questions about his ability to be...

    U.S. remains committed to building Ukraine’s defense capabilities
    Feb16

    U.S. remains committed to building Ukraine’s defense capabilities

    According to the Pentagon, Ukraine reaffirmed its commitment to the implementation of the Minsk peace deal during the meeting. …read more Source:...