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    Russia Vows to Respond to ‘Illogical’ EU Sanctions
    Feb16

    Russia Vows to Respond to ‘Illogical’ EU Sanctions

    Moscow said on Monday it would respond to the latest EU sanctions over the Ukraine conflict which target several prominent figures including a popular singer, condemning them as inconsistent and illogical . Such decisions… will be followed by an appropriate response, … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Cease-Fire Strained by Violence
    Feb16

    Ukraine Cease-Fire Strained by Violence

    Ukraine’s 36-hour-old cease-fire came under pressure as fighting blazed around a contested eastern city and elsewhere, with both sides warning the violence is too intense to begin pulling back heavy weapons as mandated. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine Crisis: EU Expands Sanctions List; Russian Singer, Deputy Ministers Among 19 People Facing Ban
    Feb16

    Ukraine Crisis: EU Expands Sanctions List; Russian Singer, Deputy Ministers Among 19 People Facing Ban

    The European Union, on Monday, published a new list of 19 people and nine organizations targeted with sanctions for their involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. The new list includes Iosif Kobzon, a prominent Russian singer and lawmaker, and two Russian deputy defense ministers. …read more Source: International Business...

    After attacks, Europe fights call for mass migration of Jews
    Feb16

    After attacks, Europe fights call for mass migration of Jews

    PARIS (AP) — Despite desecrated Jewish graves in France and a deadly attack at a synagogue in Copenhagen, European leaders on Monday rejected calls from the Israeli prime minister for a mass immigration of the continent’s Jews, urging unity instead. Hundreds of Jewish tombstones were found vandalized in eastern France on Sunday, hours after...

    Shelling Could Mean Ceasefire Violations
    Feb16

    Shelling Could Mean Ceasefire Violations

    Signs of continued fighting are evident in eastern Ukraine less than 24 hours after a ceasefire agreement was to have taken affect. Large holes, damaged buildings and shells could be seen in Popasna- about 50 kilometers north of stronghold Debaltseve where pro-Russian rebels have said they would not observe the truce. Residents here said it...

    After attacks, Europe fights call for mass migration of Jews
    Feb16

    After attacks, Europe fights call for mass migration of Jews

    PARIS (AP) — Despite desecrated Jewish graves in France and a deadly attack at a synagogue in Copenhagen, European leaders on Monday rejected calls from the Israeli prime minister for a mass immigration of the continent’s Jews, urging unity instead. Frenchmen have been accused of three deadly attacks on Jewish sites since 2012: one at a...

    Battle Persists for Ukraine Railway Hub, Despite Peace Deal
    Feb16

    Battle Persists for Ukraine Railway Hub, Despite Peace Deal

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine— Intense artillery exchanges between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists persisted Monday around a strategic town in eastern Ukraine — fighting that threatens to dash a cease-fire deal brokered by European leaders last week. Under a cease-fire agreement negotiated by the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany...

    Shelling over key town tests Ukraine cease-fire
    Feb16

    Shelling over key town tests Ukraine cease-fire

    Can deal between Kiev, Russian-backed rebels to stop killing and pull back heavy weapons survive the battle for Debaltseve? …read more Source:...

    No Cease-Fire Here: Heavy Shelling Hits Ukraine Town
    Feb16

    No Cease-Fire Here: Heavy Shelling Hits Ukraine Town

    A government-held town in Ukraine came under shelling a day after the start of a ceasefire that Russian-backed separatists say does not apply there. …read more Source:...

    The American Education of Vladimir Putin
    Feb16

    The American Education of Vladimir Putin

    Win McNamee/Reuters “The problem you Americans have in dealing with us is that you think you understand us, but you don’t. You look at the Chinese and you think: ‘They’re not like us.’ You look at us Russians, and you think, ‘They’re like us.’ But you’re wrong. We are not like you.” Over...