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    Russia’s Lavrov Praises Trump’s Approach On Ukraine
    Feb07

    Russia’s Lavrov Praises Trump’s Approach On Ukraine

    Russia’s foreign minister on Tuesday praised U.S. President Donald Trump’s approach to the Ukraine crisis, saying it marked a big improvement from that of his predecessor Barack Obama, in comments likely to worry Kiev.Kiev’s forces have been battling pro-Russian separatists in the Donbass region of eastern Ukraine for nearly...

    Putin, Merkel call for cease-fire in eastern Ukraine
    Feb07

    Putin, Merkel call for cease-fire in eastern Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian forces to a truce in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Iran...

    Putin and Merkel call for immediate truce as fighting heats up in Ukraine
    Feb07

    Putin and Merkel call for immediate truce as fighting heats up in Ukraine

    “Serious concerns were expressed in connection with the escalation of the armed conflict resulting in human losses.” …read more Source: Business...

    Russia says Trump’s efforts on Ukraine better than Obama’s: TASS
    Feb07

    Russia says Trump’s efforts on Ukraine better than Obama’s: TASS

    MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday U.S. President Donald Trump’s efforts to get to grips with the situation in Ukraine represented a “qualitative improvement” on the work of his predecessor Barack Obama, TASS news agency… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Soldiers Under Fire, Despite Ease In Fighting
    Feb07

    Ukrainian Soldiers Under Fire, Despite Ease In Fighting

    Following a week of intense attacks, shelling appeared to ease somewhat around the government-held, eastern Ukrainian town of Avdiyivka, but soldiers there said they still regularly come under fire from Russia-backed separatists. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Donald Trump says ‘haters are going crazy’ over his support for Putin as Russia’s foreign minister praises his Ukraine policy: live 
    Feb07
    Estonia continues to offer support to Ukraine, allocates funds for humanitarian crisis relief
    Feb07

    Estonia continues to offer support to Ukraine, allocates funds for humanitarian crisis relief

    The Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs will support the alleviation of the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine with €400,000 to help restore housing and the supply of drinking water as well as alleviate the situation of people forced to leave their homes. …read more Source:...

    Putin scrambles Russian air forces to check readiness
    Feb07

    Putin scrambles Russian air forces to check readiness

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has put the Russian air force on high alert, the latest in a series of drills amid tensions with the West. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the drills launched Tuesday will check the air force’s readiness and its ability to repel an enemy aggression. Shoigu told military officials that special...

    S’pore mandatory army training stays
    Feb07

    S’pore mandatory army training stays

    SINGAPORE: Singapore will keep its mandatory military service because it cannot depend on help from others in an uncertain world, its defence minister said today. Ng Eng Hen said conscription was crucial, especially for smaller countries like Singapore, and those who had abolished it ended up regretting their decision. One such country is...

    Putin scrambles Russian air forces to check readiness
    Feb07

    Putin scrambles Russian air forces to check readiness

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has put the Russian air force on high alert, the latest in a series of drills amid tensions with the West. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the drills launched Tuesday will check the air force’s readiness and its ability to repel an enemy aggression. Shoigu told military officials that special...