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    UN: 1 million children in eastern Ukraine urgently need aid
    Feb17

    UN: 1 million children in eastern Ukraine urgently need aid

    United Nations officials say 1 million children urgently need humanitarian aid in eastern Ukraine, and the number has nearly doubled in a year. The U.N.’s children’s agency, UNICEF, reported the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    UN: 1 million children in eastern Ukraine urgently need aid
    Feb17

    UN: 1 million children in eastern Ukraine urgently need aid

    United Nations officials say 1 million children urgently need humanitarian aid in eastern Ukraine, and the number has nearly doubled in a year. The U.N.’s children’s agency, UNICEF, reported the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Poroshenko Warns Against ‘Appeasement’ Of Russia
    Feb17

    Poroshenko Warns Against ‘Appeasement’ Of Russia

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko has warned against any “appeasement” of Russia. He told the Munich Security Conference on February 17 that he is hearing some calls among Western allies to ease up on Moscow, but “to move in that direction would be naive, wrong and dangerous.” The United States and Western allies have...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Warns Against ‘Appeasing’ Russia
    Feb17

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Warns Against ‘Appeasing’ Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has urged Western nations to reject calls for the “appeasement” of Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kremlin Denies Any Disappointment With Trump Administration
    Feb17

    Kremlin Denies Any Disappointment With Trump Administration

    The Kremlin denied Friday that it has grown frustrated with a lack of progress in improving relations with Washington under President Donald Trump, saying it’s too early to say what course Russia-U.S. ties will take. “We never wore rose-tinted glasses, never had any illusions, so there is nothing to be disappointed with,” Kremlin spokesman...

    Ukraine leader warns West not to “appease” Russia
    Feb17

    Ukraine leader warns West not to “appease” Russia

    Ukraine’s president is warning against any “appeasement” of Russia, arguing that cutting a deal with Moscow on his country would make the situation worse. Many in Europe are concerned about … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Kremlin Orders Russian Media to Tamp Down Positive Coverage of Trump
    Feb17

    Kremlin Orders Russian Media to Tamp Down Positive Coverage of Trump

    The Russian government ordered its state-run media to scale back favorable coverage of President Donald Trump amid rising unease among senior Russian officials that the U.S. administration may not be as amicable as expected. The Kremlin said its decision to curb coverage of Trump was due to a lack of interest in his presidency among Russian...

    Trump’s Defense Chief Sees No Military Collaboration With Russia
    Feb17

    Trump’s Defense Chief Sees No Military Collaboration With Russia

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s defense secretary on Thursday said he did not see possible military collaboration with Russia now, in a blow to Moscow’s hopes to mend ties with Washington after Trump’s election.The remarks are perhaps the strongest indication yet from the Trump administration that prospects for any significant...

    ‘Holocaust tourism’ is probed in a compelling documentary
    Feb17

    ‘Holocaust tourism’ is probed in a compelling documentary

    A scene from “Austerlitz,” a documentary that chronicles the tourist experience at two former concentration camps. (Courtesy of Austerlitz/Loznitsa) NEW YORK (JTA) — How do people behave when they visit a concentration camp or a Holocaust memorial? Do they act as if there are in place of reverence or mourning? Or do they behave as crowds do at...

    Kremlin denies any disappointment with Trump administration
    Feb17

    Kremlin denies any disappointment with Trump administration

    A change of attitude, however, was clearly visible in Friday’s news programs on Russian state TV, which gave little time to Trump compared with previous massive coverage of the U.S. president. The shift in tone could reflect an attempt to dampen public expectations of a quick breakthrough in better relations with Washington that have been...