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    Kremlin Denies Russia-US Talks on Lifting Sanctions
    Feb13

    Kremlin Denies Russia-US Talks on Lifting Sanctions

    The Kremlin spokesman said Moscow and Washington had not broached the issue of lifting anti-Russia sanctions. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said there have been no talks between Russia and the United States about the lifting of sanctions. “We have already said that there have been none,” Peskov told reporters. The Kremlin monitors and analyzes...

    Russia’s Investigative Committee Gets Evidence that Ukraine Used Mass Destruction Weapons
    Feb13

    Russia’s Investigative Committee Gets Evidence that Ukraine Used Mass Destruction Weapons

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Ukrainian military used the Tochka-U missile systems while shelling populated localities in the Lugansk region, according to the committee. …read more Source: Fars News...

    UN Security Council meeting sought over NKorea missile test
    Feb13

    UN Security Council meeting sought over NKorea missile test

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The United States, Japan and South Korea have requested urgent diplomatic talks at the United Nations on Monday over North Korea’s latest ballistic missile launch, with Seoul condemning what it called “serious military and security threats” and predicting more such tests. A spokesman for the U.S. Mission to the...

    Steinmeier: Germany elects ‘anti-Trump’ former foreign minister as president
    Feb13

    Steinmeier: Germany elects ‘anti-Trump’ former foreign minister as president

    The 61-year-old will represent the EU's top economy abroad in the largely ceremonial post and act as a kind of moral arbiter for the nation. Billed as Germany’s “anti-Trump”, former foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected Sunday as the new head of state, vowing to stand up to simplistic populist rhetoric.The...

    Ukraine Wants Closer Military Ties with Burma, Expert Says
    Feb13

    Ukraine Wants Closer Military Ties with Burma, Expert Says

    ‘The Ukraine and Burma indeed have intensified their military cooperation recently,’ says Kiev-based military analyst. The post Ukraine Wants Closer Military Ties with Burma, Expert Says appeared first on The Irrawaddy. …read more Source: The...

    Amnesty International urges Azerbaijani authorities to release blogger Lapshin
    Feb13

    Amnesty International urges Azerbaijani authorities to release blogger Lapshin

    Amnesty International has condemned the extradition of a blogger from Belarus to Azerbaijan. “Upon transfer to Baku on 7 February, Alexander Lapshin was taken immediately into custody. In Azerbaijan, he is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment as well as an unfair trial. The criminal proceedings against Alexander Lapshin should be...

    Ukraine turns a blind eye to ultrarightist militia
    Feb13

    Ukraine turns a blind eye to ultrarightist militia

    ‘Officially, we are not here,’ said one fighter who described himself as a ‘partisan.’ …read more Source: The Washington...

    UN Security Council to Call Urgent Meeting on North Korea Missile Test on Monday
    Feb13

    UN Security Council to Call Urgent Meeting on North Korea Missile Test on Monday

    NNA – The UN Security Council will meet late Monday for emergency consultations on North Korea’s recent ballistic missile test, UN diplomats said. The closed-door consultations will follow a Ukraine …read more Source: National News...

    UN Security Council to meet on N.Korea missile launch
    Feb13

    UN Security Council to meet on N.Korea missile launch

    The UN Security Council will hold an urgent meeting on Monday on North Korea’s missile launch, the first test since US President Donald Trump took office. The United States, Japan and South Korea requested the consultations after North Korea confirmed it had “successfully” tested a ballistic missile on Sunday. The council meeting is...

    Ukraine’s economy remains a prisoner of socialism
    Feb13

    Ukraine’s economy remains a prisoner of socialism

    Why is the media, especially the Western press, which wrote about Ukraine so triumphantly three years ago, today so deeply disappointed with the lack of reform? Why, following the Euromaidan revolution, have attempts to fix Ukraine’s economy failed? Are Ukrainians themselves to blame? The answer to the last question is yes and no. The...