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    Ukraine lawmaker who aided Trump associates on pact faces treason inquiry
    Feb22

    Ukraine lawmaker who aided Trump associates on pact faces treason inquiry

    Prosecutors in Ukraine are investigating whether a member of Parliament committed treason by working with two associates of President Donald Trump’s to promote a plan for settling Ukraine’s conflicts with Russia. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Monitor Says Ukraine Cease-Fire, Weapons Withdrawal Not Being Honored
    Feb22

    Monitor Says Ukraine Cease-Fire, Weapons Withdrawal Not Being Honored

    The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said there are still “significant” violations of the cease-fire in Ukraine and “no evidence” that either side is withdrawing heavy weapons from the front line as agreed last week. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Urges Reforms To Stop Russia From Vetoing UN Action On Ukraine Conflict
    Feb22

    Kyiv Urges Reforms To Stop Russia From Vetoing UN Action On Ukraine Conflict

    Ukraine called for reform of the United Nations Security Council’s power structure to prevent Russia from using its veto power on the council to obstruct actions involving the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Maxine Waters: Trump’s Administration, Associates Are ‘a Bunch of Scumbags’
    Feb22

    Maxine Waters: Trump’s Administration, Associates Are ‘a Bunch of Scumbags’

    Tuesday on MSNBC’s “All In,” Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) discussed the Russian hacking during the 2016 presidential election and disputed reports about the Trump campaign’s contact with Russia. Waters said members of President Donald Trump’s administration and several of Trump’s associates were “a bunch of scumbags.” Partial...

    No Clear Cause for Russian UN Ambassador’s Sudden Death
    Feb22

    No Clear Cause for Russian UN Ambassador’s Sudden Death

    New York City’s medical examiners have failed to determine what caused the sudden death this week of Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin. The medical examiners concluded that further study, which usually includes toxicology tests and other screenings, would be needed before they could say why Churkin died...

    Russia Has Its Own A-10 Warthog (And It Was Meant to Be a NATO-Killer)
    Feb22

    Russia Has Its Own A-10 Warthog (And It Was Meant to Be a NATO-Killer)

    Sebastien Roblin Security, Europe The Su-25 Frogfoot is one of those aircraft that may not be at the cutting edge, but still has seen widespread service around the world because it offers an effective and useful solution to the need to blast targets on the ground. Like the A-10, the Su-25 was all about winning a titanic clash between the ground...

    Amnesty Says ‘Hate Rhetoric’ Makes World Divisive, More Dangerous
    Feb22

    Amnesty Says ‘Hate Rhetoric’ Makes World Divisive, More Dangerous

    Amnesty International says human rights around the world are under threat because of politicians who are using “toxic, dehumanizing” rhetoric against ethnic or religious minorities in order to strengthen their political powers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    At UN, US envoy stresses ‘commitment’ to European alliances
    Feb22

    At UN, US envoy stresses ‘commitment’ to European alliances

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Tuesday underlined America’s “total commitment” to its European allies, echoing recent assurances by other administration figures to European leaders anxious about President Donald Trump. Haley told U.N. Security Council members that Washington won’t waver in supporting the NATO...

    WHITE HOUSE: Russia-Ukraine ‘peace plan’ controversy is an ‘absurd, misleading attempt to distract’
    Feb22

    WHITE HOUSE: Russia-Ukraine ‘peace plan’ controversy is an ‘absurd, misleading attempt to distract’

    The White House says the controversy surrounding the role Trump’s lawyer played in pushing a “peace plan” for Russia and Ukraine is “an absurd attempt to distract.” …read more Source: Business...

    Ukraine backs more sanctions against Russia in passport spat
    Feb22

    Ukraine backs more sanctions against Russia in passport spat

    Ukraine’s president called Tuesday for new sanctions against Russia over its decision to recognize passports issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine, while the Kremlin accused Ukraine of denying vital documents to people in the rebel regions. …read more Source: CTV...