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    Russia Reveals Information Warfare Troops
    Feb23

    Russia Reveals Information Warfare Troops

    Russia disclosed this week that it has strengthened its information warfare forces amid U.S. charges of influence operations aimed at swaying the outcome of the 2016 election. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu revealed information capabilities in an assessment of Russia’s military power provided to Russian officials on Wednesday in Moscow....

    OSCE Chief Warns of Risk of Escalation in E Ukraine
    Feb23

    OSCE Chief Warns of Risk of Escalation in E Ukraine

    The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe warned this week that if the parties to the Ukraine conflict do not clearly commit to implementing the Minsk agreement, the situation in eastern Ukraine could quickly escalate. OSCE Secretary-General Lamberto Zannier told VOA in an interview that there is mistrust between the...

    Daily Trump Tracker: The ‘really bad dudes’ do not abide
    Feb23

    Daily Trump Tracker: The ‘really bad dudes’ do not abide

    President Donald Trump talks with Kristen Short, as his daughter Ivanka Trump, left, arrives for a meeting on domestic and international human trafficking, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) War on ‘really bad dudes’ Trump upped the rhetoric on undocumented...

    Tories slam ‘normalization’ of Canada-Russia relations, urge lethal aid
    Feb23

    Tories slam ‘normalization’ of Canada-Russia relations, urge lethal aid

    The government must explain how it plans to continue support for Ukraine in light of recent Russian aggression and make a strong show of increasing both humanitarian and lethal aid to Ukrainian soldiers, Conservative MPs said Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Civilians flee East Ukraine town of Avdiivka as fighting with Russian-backed separatists escalates
    Feb23

    Civilians flee East Ukraine town of Avdiivka as fighting with Russian-backed separatists escalates

    This segment originally aired Feb. 14, 2017, on VICE News Tonight on HBO. Toward the end of January, fighting in east Ukraine saw some of the highest combat deaths on the frontline, with more than 40 people dying in a two-week span. VICE News correspondent Jake Hanrahan went to the war torn industrial town of Avdiivka where the shelling has...

    Dutch Lawmakers Vote In Favor Of EU-Ukraine Deal
    Feb23

    Dutch Lawmakers Vote In Favor Of EU-Ukraine Deal

    The Netherlands’ lower house of parliament has voted for the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, leaving a vote in the upper house — the Dutch Senate — as a final hurdle before the deal, which was signed in March 2014, finally can enter into force. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Everyone Seems To Have A Peace Plan For Ukraine
    Feb23

    Everyone Seems To Have A Peace Plan For Ukraine

    Amid a recent surge in violence in eastern Ukraine and yet another failed cease-fire in the nearly 3-year-old conflict are a wave of new proposals to bring peace to the crisis-stricken nation — and from some unexpected places. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Review: A Schmaltzy History Lesson in ‘Bitter Harvest’
    Feb23

    Review: A Schmaltzy History Lesson in ‘Bitter Harvest’

    ‘Bitter Harvest,’ starring Max Irons and Samantha Barks, seeks to teach a history lesson but drowns its serious story _ about the devastating forced famine in 1930s Ukraine _ in a soppy, uninteresting romance. …read more Source: U.S....

    Former Trump campaign chief blackmailed over meeting between Trump and pro-Russian forces in Ukraine
    Feb23

    Former Trump campaign chief blackmailed over meeting between Trump and pro-Russian forces in Ukraine

    Former Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort quit Trump’s campaign in August under a cloud of suspicion, but it now appears that more than potential investigations may have been behind his departure. Manafort was also being strong-armed by someone with inside knowledge of under-the-table payments and a secret meeting between Donald...

    Time to come to Ukraine’s aid
    Feb23

    Time to come to Ukraine’s aid

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has made clear that he’s trying to reassemble the old Soviet Union. From the standpoint of his domestic audience, that may make sense. Russian citizens need to feel good about something and their economic realities… …read more Source: The...