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    Ukraine sentences two alleged Russian soldiers it says fought with separatists
    Apr18

    Ukraine sentences two alleged Russian soldiers it says fought with separatists

    Kiev may use the man as bargaining chips to gain release of flier held by Moscow. …read more Source: The Washington...

    The Second Nuclear Age Updated
    Apr18

    The Second Nuclear Age Updated

    Rethinking Armageddon: Scenario Planning in the Second Nuclear Ageby Andrew F. Krepinevich & Jacob CohnCenter for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, 2016 Since the end of the Cold War, considerable intellectual confusion has emerged over nuclear weapons and nuclear deterrence. A central reason has been the tendency of scholars and public...

    Obama Talked to Putin Monday — but One Major Issue Was Left Out of the Conversation
    Apr18

    Obama Talked to Putin Monday — but One Major Issue Was Left Out of the Conversation

    President Barack Obama spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday, but the leaders did not discuss the issue of Russian attack planes buzzing a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Baltic Sea last week, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said. Earnest told reporters that the incident “did not necessitate a presidential-level conversation.” However,...

    Obama-Putin discuss need to implement Ukraine peace deal
    Apr18

    Obama-Putin discuss need to implement Ukraine peace deal

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Barack Obama have spoken by telephone, and the White House says they spent much of the call discussing Ukraine, with Obama urging Putin to abide by a 2015 agreement aimed at ending the conflict. …read more Source: U.S....

    Obama-Putin Discuss Need to Implement Ukraine Peace Deal
    Apr18

    Obama-Putin Discuss Need to Implement Ukraine Peace Deal

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama have spoken by telephone, and the White House says they spent much of the call discussing Ukraine, with Obama urging Putin to abide by a 2015 agreement aimed at ending the conflict …read more Source: ABC...

    Obama-Putin discuss need to implement Ukraine peace deal
    Apr18

    Obama-Putin discuss need to implement Ukraine peace deal

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Barack Obama have spoken by telephone, and the White House says they spent much of the call discussing Ukraine, with Obama urging Putin to abide by a 2015 agreement aimed at ending the conflict. …read more Source: CNS...

    Obama-Putin discuss need to implement Ukraine peace deal
    Apr18

    Obama-Putin discuss need to implement Ukraine peace deal

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Barack Obama have spoken by telephone, and the White House says they spent much of the call discussing Ukraine, with Obama urging Putin to abide by a 2015 agreement aimed at ending the conflict. The Kremlin readout of Monday’s call stresses Putin’s hope that Ukraine will...

    2 Captured Russian Men Sentenced to Prison in Ukraine
    Apr18

    2 Captured Russian Men Sentenced to Prison in Ukraine

    The Russians, captured on a battlefield last year, had been accused of fighting in the separatist war in southeast Ukraine as active-duty Russian soldiers — a claim Moscow denies. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia Suspends Crimean Tatar Mejlis For ‘Extremist Activities’
    Apr18

    Russia Suspends Crimean Tatar Mejlis For ‘Extremist Activities’

    The Russian Justice Ministry has suspended the Crimean Tatars’ highest ruling body due to what it called “extremist activities,” a fresh escalation in Moscow’s crackdown against a group that has broadly opposed Russia’s forcible annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Ukraine court convicts two Russian servicemen of terrorism
    Apr18

    Ukraine court convicts two Russian servicemen of terrorism

    Allen ConeKIEV, Ukraine, April 18 (UPI) — Two Russian servicemen were sentenced Monday to 14 years in prison in Ukrainian court on charges relating to the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...