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    If Jeb Bush Isn’t George W. Bush, Who Is He?
    Feb18

    If Jeb Bush Isn’t George W. Bush, Who Is He?

    Jason Reed/Reuters When people say that Jeb Bush has a name problem, they often mean that he has a foreign-policy problem—his association with his older brother’s much-maligned stewardship of global affairs. On Wednesday afternoon, he made his first move in trying to solve that problem. Speaking at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs,...

    FSB Head To Attend Obama Antiextremism Summit
    Feb18

    FSB Head To Attend Obama Antiextremism Summit

    The U.S. State Department has confirmed that Aleksandr Bortnikov, the head of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), will be part of a Russian delegation at the Obama administration’s antiextremism conference in Washington. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘It’s Capture or Death’: Ukraine Soldiers Recount Painful Retreat
    Feb18

    ‘It’s Capture or Death’: Ukraine Soldiers Recount Painful Retreat

    Lt. Yuriy Prekharya led his 50 men on a 14-mile overnight march through separatist lines out of Debaltseve. As dawn broke, he was among the first of hundreds of soldiers to arrive at Ukrainian forces’ closest checkpoint. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    A Year Later, Kyiv Uprising Victims Still Wait for Justice
    Feb18

    A Year Later, Kyiv Uprising Victims Still Wait for Justice

    Nineteen-year-old Roman Guryk was a bit of a rebel, but he cared deeply about his two younger sisters, his friends and a European future for Ukraine. A year ago, he gathered with thousands of other anti-government protesters near the Hotel Ukraine in central Kyiv. When they came under fire, Roman helped evacuate the wounded, his father, Igor,...

    Embattled Debaltseve Falls to Ukraine Rebels; Troops Retreat
    Feb18

    Embattled Debaltseve Falls to Ukraine Rebels; Troops Retreat

    Strategic rail hub of Debaltseve falls, president calls the defense a ‘success’ …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia’s advanced anti-aircraft artillery system in Ukraine; U.K. releases SA-22 photos
    Feb18

    Russia’s advanced anti-aircraft artillery system in Ukraine; U.K. releases SA-22 photos

    The United Kingdom released images Wednesday of Russian SA-22 surface-to-air missile systems that have been spotted in Ukraine. The U.K. Joint Delegation to NATO tweeted the photos Wednesday, adding that the artillery systems were “more proof of direct Russian military involvement in the conflict.” Adam Thomson, British ambassador...

    U.S. Accuses Russia Of Exploiting Cease-Fire In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb18

    U.S. Accuses Russia Of Exploiting Cease-Fire In Eastern Ukraine

    Washington has accused Moscow of cynically exploiting an internationally backed cease-fire deal for eastern Ukraine by supporting a fierce assault by pro-Russian separatists who have seized the strategic town of Debaltseve. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian spy chief to attend US meeting on fighting extremism
    Feb18

    Russian spy chief to attend US meeting on fighting extremism

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite U.S.-Russian tensions over Ukraine, the head of the Russian spy and counterintelligence service will attend this week’s… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine president: 6 killed, 100 hurt in pullout from embattled town
    Feb18

    Ukraine president: 6 killed, 100 hurt in pullout from embattled town

    Ukrainian rail hub of Debaltseve falls to Russia-backed separatists, who hoisted a flag in triumph over the town …read more Source:...

    The Path Of Blood: Remembering Ukraine’s Maidan Massacre
    Feb18

    The Path Of Blood: Remembering Ukraine’s Maidan Massacre

    Between February 18 and 21, 2014, antigovernment protests in central Kyiv descended into deadly violence. Ukrainian government forces fought fierce battles with the demonstrators. One year on, witnesses recall those dramatic days. (Produced by Claire Bigg, Andrew Wills, Anastasia Moskvychova) …read more Source: Voice of...