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    Ukraine Reports Attack By Russian Troops On Eve Of Talks
    Jan20

    Ukraine Reports Attack By Russian Troops On Eve Of Talks

    A military spokesman says Ukrainian soldiers on January 20 came under attack from Russian regular forces in the north of the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Talking to a House Divided
    Jan20

    Talking to a House Divided

    Historically, State of the Union addresses are notably short on foreign-policy references (one analysis of the 2010 and 2011 speeches by Eric Ostermeier of the University of Minnesota found that international statements accounted for just 14 to 16 percent of the total number of sentences). So when President Barack Obama delivers his 2015 State of...

    Casualties mount as fighting for Donetsk airport intensifies
    Jan20

    Casualties mount as fighting for Donetsk airport intensifies

    Several civilians and soldiers are dead in Ukraine, and some 66 soldiers reported wounded, as fighting for control of the airport near rebel-held Donetsk intensifies. Mana Rabiee reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Three Dangers to the Economy that Obama Should Tackle in Tonight’s Speech
    Jan20

    Three Dangers to the Economy that Obama Should Tackle in Tonight’s Speech

    What if, instead of an occasion for partisan polemics and balcony shout-outs, the State of the Union consisted of a dispassionate assessment of where the country really stands and what that implies for policy? On the international economic front, the president would still have an opportunity to boast. The United States’ economic recovery is...

    Ukraine Forces Come Under Attack from Russian Troops
    Jan20

    Ukraine Forces Come Under Attack from Russian Troops

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian army units came under attack from Russian regular forces in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday and heavy fighting was taking place, a Ukrainian military spokesman said. “In spite of preliminary agreements, Ukrainian military units were attacked in the north of the anti-terrorist operational zone by regular military formations...

    Ukrainian forces under Russian troops attack
    Jan20

    Ukrainian forces under Russian troops attack

    Ukrainian forces came under attack by Russian regular forces north of the conflict zone in Eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine kills at least 6 civilians
    Jan20

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine kills at least 6 civilians

    DONETSK, Ukraine — Shelling in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk killed at least six civilians Tuesday, as fighting intensified between government and rebel forces.AP reporters saw the bodies of two people who were killed while waiting for a bus in the separatist-held city of Donetsk. Separatist authorities said another person died from an...

    NATO’s Future Rises to Focus of U.S. Presidential Election 2016?
    Jan20

    NATO’s Future Rises to Focus of U.S. Presidential Election 2016?

    NATO was critical to the shaping of the “new Europe” two decades earlier after the fall of the Iron Curtain. Similar and new challenges have emerged where once again NATO may be a defining factor in the future of Europe as well as the Euro-Atlantic family. The Administration of Bill Clinton, Republican Congressional leaders, and civil...

    Russia denies forces entered Ukraine
    Jan20

    Russia denies forces entered Ukraine

    Ukraine’s allegations that Russian troops have been deployed into Ukraine are “complete rubbish,” the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Trudeau touts need for provinces to have ‘partner in Ottawa’
    Jan20

    Trudeau touts need for provinces to have ‘partner in Ottawa’

    LONDON, ONT. – Liberal leader Justin Trudeau all but accused the Conservative government of abandoning Canadians in hard-hit manufacturing regions as he kicked off a two-day caucus retreat in London, Ont. on Tuesday. “The people of southwestern Ontario are amazingly resilient and have demonstrated that moving beyond a manufacturing-based economy...