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    The Latest: Russia says Ukraine is seeking military victory
    Feb03

    The Latest: Russia says Ukraine is seeking military victory

    The latest on a resurgence of fighting in Ukraine (all times local): 2:10 a.m. Russia’s U.N. ambassador is accusing Ukraine of “desperately, frantically” trying to achieve a military victory and … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    The Latest: Russia says Ukraine is seeking military victory
    Feb03

    The Latest: Russia says Ukraine is seeking military victory

    The latest on a resurgence of fighting in Ukraine (all times local): 2:10 a.m. Russia’s U.N. ambassador is accusing Ukraine of “desperately, frantically” trying to achieve a military victory and … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Haley slams Russian actions in Ukraine in first UN Security Council speech
    Feb03

    Haley slams Russian actions in Ukraine in first UN Security Council speech

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley condemned what she called Russia’s “aggressive actions” in eastern Ukraine Thursday, as fighting between government troops and Moscow-backed separatist rebels continued for a fifth day. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine violence testing Trump’s patience with Russia
    Feb03

    Ukraine violence testing Trump’s patience with Russia

    After a lull in fighting, Russia and Ukraine are blaming each other for an upsurge in violence, reports CBS News’ Holly Williams. …read more Source:...

    Trump Loosens Sanctions on Russian Spy Agency Linked to Election Hack
    Feb03

    Trump Loosens Sanctions on Russian Spy Agency Linked to Election Hack

    The Treasury Department on Thursday announced the loosening of sanctions on Russia’s spy service that were imposed by former President Obama for Moscow’s intelligence operations targeting the 2016 presidential election. A notice posted on the website of the Office of Foreign Assets Control, the department’s sanctions enforcement...

    Russian-backed rebels launch new assault in Ukraine — Trump ‘played for an actual fool. Again.’
    Feb03

    Russian-backed rebels launch new assault in Ukraine — Trump ‘played for an actual fool. Again.’

    It’s not clear what Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin said to each other in their unrecorded phone call, but it is clear how that conversation registered with Moscow. After two years of relative calm, Ukraine’s war with Russian-backed rebels took a deadly and destructive turn this week, pushing one town in the country’s eastern...

    US Condemns Russian Aggression in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    US Condemns Russian Aggression in Eastern Ukraine

    The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations took a firm stance Thursday against Russian military action in eastern Ukraine, condemning Moscow’s “aggressive actions” and saying U.S. Crimea-related sanctions would remain in place. “I must condemn the aggressive actions of Russia,” Nikki Haley told the U.N. Security...

    Haley Blasts Russia at the UN
    Feb03

    Haley Blasts Russia at the UN

    When a new surge of fighting broke out in Ukraine’s restive east early this week, all eyes turned to Washington to gauge the response of an administration that has seemed eager to mend ties with Putin. The answer, however, came not from Washington but New York, where U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley sent a clear message...

    The Latest: Ukraine urges Russia to stop arming militants
    Feb03

    The Latest: Ukraine urges Russia to stop arming militants

    The latest on a resurgence of fighting in Ukraine (all times local): 1:10 a.m. Ukraine’s U.N. ambassador is accusing the Russian army and Russian-backed separatists of starting the latest escalation … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Haley: Russian sanctions will continue under Trump
    Feb03

    Haley: Russian sanctions will continue under Trump

    U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Thursday the Trump administration will continue its sanctions on Russia over their occupation of Crimea. “Crimea is a part of Ukraine,” Haley said. “Our Crimea-related sanctions will remain in place until Russia returns control over the peninsula to Ukraine.” Haley, speaking in her first...