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    WHITE HOUSE: Russia-Ukraine ‘peace plan’ controversy is an ‘absurd, misleading attempt to distract’
    Feb22

    WHITE HOUSE: Russia-Ukraine ‘peace plan’ controversy is an ‘absurd, misleading attempt to distract’

    The White House says the controversy surrounding the role Trump’s lawyer played in pushing a “peace plan” for Russia and Ukraine is “an absurd attempt to distract.” …read more Source: Business...

    Ukraine backs more sanctions against Russia in passport spat
    Feb22

    Ukraine backs more sanctions against Russia in passport spat

    Ukraine’s president called Tuesday for new sanctions against Russia over its decision to recognize passports issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine, while the Kremlin accused Ukraine of denying vital documents to people in the rebel regions. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine Backs More Sanctions Against Russia in Passport Spat
    Feb22

    Ukraine Backs More Sanctions Against Russia in Passport Spat

    Ukraine’s president has called for new sanctions against Russia over its decision to recognize passports issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine’s Population Continues to Dwindle
    Feb22

    Ukraine’s Population Continues to Dwindle

    KYIV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s population decreased by about 170,000 people in 2016, the government reported last month, underscoring a demographic trend… …read more Source:...

    Mike Pence Meets Ukrainian President While Trump Lawyer Works on Back Channel Deal
    Feb22

    Mike Pence Meets Ukrainian President While Trump Lawyer Works on Back Channel Deal

    Mike Pence met with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko while making his first trip to Europe as vice president, with his office saying he had “underscored U.S. support” for Ukraine’s territorial integrity and that the U.S. would continue to not recognize Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea. He also called on Russia to...

    Russian U.N. ambassador’s death under scrutiny
    Feb21

    Russian U.N. ambassador’s death under scrutiny

    By JENNIFER PELTZ and COLLEEN LONG NEW YORK (AP) — Medical examiners who performed an autopsy on Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday that more tests are needed to determine how and why he fell ill in his office and later died. Related Articles David Bowie memorial: ‘Startling, stupid’ sculpture planned in London...

    Ukraine’s Population Continues to Dwindle
    Feb21

    Ukraine’s Population Continues to Dwindle

    KYIV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s population decreased by about 170,000 people in 2016, the government reported last month, underscoring a demographic trend that began after the country declared its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, and which threatens to derail the country’s political and economic development. “This is a serious...

    Ukraine Lawmaker Who Aided Trump Associates on Pact Faces Treason Inquiry
    Feb21

    Ukraine Lawmaker Who Aided Trump Associates on Pact Faces Treason Inquiry

    Prosecutors are weighing charges against Andrii V. Artemenko, who worked on a back-channel plan to settle Ukraine’s conflicts with Russia. …read more Source: The New York...

    What we know about U.S. investigations into Russia and possible ties to Trump’s campaign
    Feb21

    What we know about U.S. investigations into Russia and possible ties to Trump’s campaign

    Questions about President Donald Trump’s ties to Russia and links between his associates and the Kremlin have persisted since the early days of the 2016 election. Here’s a comprehensive timeline of everything we know about the U.S. investigations of Trump’s possible connections to Russia and Moscow’s efforts to undermine...

    McCain Talks Tough As The War In Ukraine Continues Without End
    Feb21

    McCain Talks Tough As The War In Ukraine Continues Without End

    James CardenJohn McCain and Lindsey Graham have been urging Ukrainian soldiers to break the Minsk ceasefire agreement. …read more Source: The...