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    Trump’s lawyer has told 4 different stories about the Russia-Ukraine ‘peace plan’ debacle
    Feb21

    Trump’s lawyer has told 4 different stories about the Russia-Ukraine ‘peace plan’ debacle

    Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, was at the center of a report that said he delivered a “peace” plan for Russia and Ukraine to Michael Flynn. …read more Source: Business...

    Austria approves extradition of Ukrainian oligarch tied to Trump campaign aides
    Feb21

    Austria approves extradition of Ukrainian oligarch tied to Trump campaign aides

    Dmytro Firtash, a gas magnate, faces U.S. bribery charges. …read more Source: The Washington...

    The Art of the Deal: Can Trump Reach Agreement on Ukraine with Putin?
    Feb21

    The Art of the Deal: Can Trump Reach Agreement on Ukraine with Putin?

    Douglas Macgregor Security, Eurasia Washington and Moscow may never be friends, but they can be limited liability partners. President Donald Trump, an American nationalist committed to the restoration of America’s economic prosperity, particularly the strength of its middle class and the rule of law and peace abroad, is now pitted against...

    Kremlin Stays Mum on New US National Security Adviser
    Feb21

    Kremlin Stays Mum on New US National Security Adviser

    MOSCOW—The Kremlin refrained from comment Tuesday on the appointment of the new U.S. national security adviser, but one lawmaker said he was likely to take a hawkish stance toward Russia. Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster was named to the job Monday by President Donald Trump to replace retired Gen. Michael Flynn. Trump fired Flynn last week after it...

    Austria Approves US Extradition for Ukrainian Oligarch
    Feb21

    Austria Approves US Extradition for Ukrainian Oligarch

    An Austrian court on Tuesday approved a U.S. extradition request for a Ukrainian oligarch suspected of paying millions of dollars in bribes to Indian officials.The court decision overturns a lower court ruling nearly two years ago against extraditing Dymitro Firtash. The… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Lawmaker Faces ‘Treason’ Inquiry Over Back-Channel Peace Plan
    Feb21

    Ukraine Lawmaker Faces ‘Treason’ Inquiry Over Back-Channel Peace Plan

    Ukraine’s top prosecutor says his office is investigating a previously obscure lawmaker on suspicion of treason after he presented associates of President Donald Trump with a controversial peace plan for Ukraine and Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s leader urges more sanctions against Russia
    Feb21

    Ukraine’s leader urges more sanctions against Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s president on Tuesday called for new sanctions against Russia over its decision to recognize passports issued by separatist… …read more Source:...

    Austrian Court Grants U.S. Request For Extradition Of Ukrainian Tycoon Firtash
    Feb21

    Austrian Court Grants U.S. Request For Extradition Of Ukrainian Tycoon Firtash

    A court in Austria has overturned a previous court ruling and granted a U.S. request to extradite Ukrainian billionaire Dmytro Firtash to face bribery allegations. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Teen ‘Suicide Games’ Send Shudders Through Russian-Speaking World
    Feb21

    Teen ‘Suicide Games’ Send Shudders Through Russian-Speaking World

    A dark social-media game by the name of “Blue Whale” has been tenuously linked to teen suicides and self-harm in Russia and Central Asia. But while suicide rates are high, there’s little evidence of a connection. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Leader Urges More Sanctions against Russia
    Feb21

    Ukraine’s Leader Urges More Sanctions against Russia

    Ukraine’s president has called for new sanctions against Russia over its decision to recognize passports issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine.The Kremlin says its decision is a “humanitarian” move to help residents of the east suffering from Ukraine’s… …read more Source:...