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    Huge protests erupt in Romania because the government wants to pardon corrupt officials
    Feb02

    Huge protests erupt in Romania because the government wants to pardon corrupt officials

    An estimated 250,000 people took to the streets in Romania Wednesday, in protest at an emergency decree issued by the government that could potentially free many officials jailed for corruption. These are the largest demonstrations in the country since the fall of communist rule in 1989. Why is this matter so important? Romania is a country where...

    Hungarian Leader Calls For Improved EU-Russia Ties During Putin Visit
    Feb02

    Hungarian Leader Calls For Improved EU-Russia Ties During Putin Visit

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban says he hopes relations between the European Union and Russia will improve in the near future and encouraged all parties to increase cooperation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Intense Fighting Prompts Evacuations In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb02

    Intense Fighting Prompts Evacuations In Eastern Ukraine

    For days, fighting has intensified between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists. Civilians in villages near Luhansk and Donetsk in eastern Ukraine have been bearing the brunt of artillery and rocket battles, prompting evacuations. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service and Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free...

    War is raging in eastern Ukraine
    Feb02

    War is raging in eastern Ukraine

    War returned with a fury four days ago to the eastern Ukrainian city of Avdiyivka. …read more Source: Business...

    Ukraine Fighting Rages For Fifth Day
    Feb02

    Ukraine Fighting Rages For Fifth Day

    Ukrainian forces battled Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, as a significant upsurge in fighting continued for a fifth day. (Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Get Ready, Europe: Is the War Between Russia and Ukraine Back On?
    Feb02

    Get Ready, Europe: Is the War Between Russia and Ukraine Back On?

    Nolan Peterson Security, A dangerous dance is occuring in Eastern Ukraine–and it could have global ramifications. KYIV, Ukraine—Artillery and rockets have been raining down on the front-line town of Avdiivka in eastern Ukraine since Sunday, leaving 16,000 civilians, including 2,000 children, without heat, electricity, or clean water as...

    Trump may not be popular at home, but the Russian media sure love him
    Feb02

    Trump may not be popular at home, but the Russian media sure love him

    While Donald Trump is struggling with his popularity here at home, he can at least now boast about being the most discussed person in Russian media last week. This honor usually goes to Russian President Vladimir Putin, and this is the first time since 2011 that Putin was not the most discussed person, according to the Russian news agency...

    Headlines for February  2, 2017
    Feb02

    Headlines for February 2, 2017

    Longtime Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson Confirmed as Secretary of StateSenate Judiciary Committee Approves Sessions as Attorney GeneralMnuchin & Price Approved by Committees, Despite Democratic BoycottDeVos Confirmation in Doubt as 2 Republicans Say They’ll Vote Against HerTrump Urges Republicans to Use “Nuclear Option” If Dems...

    Russia protests Ukrainian plane ‘provocation’ near oil rigs
    Feb02

    Russia protests Ukrainian plane ‘provocation’ near oil rigs

    Andrew V. PestanoFeb. 2 (UPI) — The Russian Black Sea Fleet said a Ukrainian Antonov An-26 plane made two “provocative passes” at a low altitude near Russian oil rigs in the Black Sea. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine’s president to call for referendum on joining NATO
    Feb02

    Ukraine’s president to call for referendum on joining NATO

    Eric DuVallFeb. 2 (UPI) — Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko said he will seek a national referendum on the question of whether to seek to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. …read more Source: United Press...