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    Ukrainian Journalist Ordered Out Of Belarus Due To Russia Ban
    Feb01

    Ukrainian Journalist Ordered Out Of Belarus Due To Russia Ban

    Authorities in Belarus have detained Ukrainian journalist Vitaliy Sizov and ordered him to leave the country due to the fact that he was barred from entering Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rockets from Canada?
    Feb01

    Rockets from Canada?

    Almost everyone knows the name “Cape Canaveral” and its association with rockets and the space programme, but how about “Cape Canso”? An American group calling itself Maritime Launch Services came to the Nova Scotia community of Hazel Hill yesterday to talk to locals and get their views on the possibility of creating a commercial launch site. MLS...

    Putin visit to Hungary reveals regional divide over Putin
    Feb01

    Putin visit to Hungary reveals regional divide over Putin

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A visit by President Vladimir Putin to Hungary this week reveals the vastly different reactions to Putin’s Russia in countries formerly under Moscow’s yoke, and highlights the very different challenges those countries will face in working with the new U.S. administration. On one end of the spectrum is Hungary,...

    There Are the 5 Killer Weapons Russia Could Use to Crush Ukraine
    Feb01

    There Are the 5 Killer Weapons Russia Could Use to Crush Ukraine

    Robert Farley Security, Europe Over time, the once-robust Ukrainian defense industry may restore some of the Ukrainian military’s key capabilities. For now, Moscow continues to hold the most important cards. Because of Western reticence about transferring lethal arms to Kiev, as well as Ukraine’s dire economic situation, there is no...

    Putin visit to Hungary reveals regional divide over Putin
    Feb01

    Putin visit to Hungary reveals regional divide over Putin

    On one end of the spectrum is Hungary, where Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government is treating Putin’s visit Thursday as a major event, and where a refurbished memorial to Soviet soldiers who died in World War II was unveiled ahead of his visit. On the other is Poland, which is fearful of Russia’s resurgence and welcoming in...

    With His Power Unchecked, Michael Flynn Could Lead Trump Into War With Iran
    Feb01

    With His Power Unchecked, Michael Flynn Could Lead Trump Into War With Iran

    Within President Donald Trump’s inner circle, Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn may be down, but he is not out. He remains national security advisor, and his thinking clearly stands behind the recent, disturbing marginalization within the National Security Council of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr., and of the...

    Heavy Fighting Flares Up In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb01

    Heavy Fighting Flares Up In Eastern Ukraine

    AVDIIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — Freezing and nerve-shattered residents of an eastern Ukraine town battered by an upsurge in fighting between troops and Russia-backed rebels flocked to a humanitarian aid center Wednesday to receive food and warm up. Read More → …read more Source:...

    The Bogus ‘Credibility’ Argument and Hawkish Whining
    Feb01

    The Bogus ‘Credibility’ Argument and Hawkish Whining

    Arthur Herman and Lewis Libby recycle the very tired “credibility” argument once again: In retreating from the Middle East and abandoning Ukraine to Russian aggression, the Obama administration contended America wouldn’t lose prestige around the world. It was wrong. Asian powers, especially China, have noted the U.S. failure to enforce the...

    Heavy Fighting Continues in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb01

    Heavy Fighting Continues in Eastern Ukraine

    Freezing and nerve-shattered residents of an eastern Ukraine town battered by an upsurge in fighting between troops and Russia-backed rebels flocked to a humanitarian aid center Wednesday to receive food and warm up. Heavy shelling of government-held Avdiivka, just north of the rebel stronghold city of Donetsk, began over the weekend and...

    In Ukraine, Soldiers’ Funerals, Food Distribution Amid New Outburst Of Fighting
    Feb01

    In Ukraine, Soldiers’ Funerals, Food Distribution Amid New Outburst Of Fighting

    Ukraine said on February 1 that one of its soldiers had been killed in the country’s east, where fighting between government forces and Russia-backed separatists has flared over the past four days. Ukrainian officials had reported the deaths of seven soldiers in the past few days, the highest casualty toll in weeks. Funerals were held on...