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    Donetsk residents say OSCE monitors inffectual
    Feb15

    Donetsk residents say OSCE monitors inffectual

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — About 1,000 residents of Ukraine’s largest rebel-held city have demonstrated outside the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s office there to complain that the monitoring mission in the conflict is ineffective. Demonstrators in Donetsk Wednesday carried banners telling OSCE monitors to “open...

    Donetsk residents say OSCE monitors inffectual
    Feb15

    Donetsk residents say OSCE monitors inffectual

    About 1,000 residents of Ukraine’s largest rebel-held city have demonstrated outside the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s office there to complain that the monitoring mission in the conflict … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    The Daily Vertical: Why Minsk Failed
    Feb15

    The Daily Vertical: Why Minsk Failed

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Will Russia Return Crimea To Ukraine? Black Sea Peninsula Is Russian Territory, Moscow Says In Response To White House
    Feb15

    Will Russia Return Crimea To Ukraine? Black Sea Peninsula Is Russian Territory, Moscow Says In Response To White House

    Crimea is a Russian territory and Moscow does not intend to return it to Ukraine, Russian Foreign Ministry said Wednesday. The comments came in response to a White House statement Tuesday that said President Donald Trump “expects” Russia to return to Ukraine the Black Sea peninsula Russia annexed in March 2014. “We do not return our...

    Russia says Crimea will not be returned to Ukraine
    Feb15

    Russia says Crimea will not be returned to Ukraine

    Russia responded to the White House’s comment that the United States expected the Black Sea peninsula to be returned. …read more Source:...

    Russian Foreign Ministry Says Crimea Will Not Be Returned to Ukraine
    Feb15

    Russian Foreign Ministry Says Crimea Will Not Be Returned to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will not hand back control of Crimea to Ukraine, Russia’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday, responding to comments from… …read more Source: U.S....

    NATO Meeting Attended By By Mattis To Tackle Defense Spending, Terrorism
    Feb15

    NATO Meeting Attended By By Mattis To Tackle Defense Spending, Terrorism

    NATO defense ministers are expected to discuss defense spending and the fight against terrorism at a Brussels meeting attended for the first time by the new U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Flynn episode ‘darkens the cloud’ of Russia that hangs over Trump administration
    Feb15

    Flynn episode ‘darkens the cloud’ of Russia that hangs over Trump administration

    By Rosalind S. Helderman and Tom Hamburger, Washington Post Once again, Donald Trump is embroiled in controversy related to Russia. The ouster of Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, caught by intelligence agencies speaking with the Russian ambassador about U.S. sanctions and then misleading administration officials about the...

    As Romania Battles Corruption
    Feb15

    As Romania Battles Corruption

    By Joseph Vann and Valbona ZeneliCorruption is the most underrated international security threat of our time. Every day, major corruption cases are splashing on the front pages of newspapers around the world. Thankfully, corruption is no longer perceived as a “victimless” crime, but as an infringement on the fundamental human right to equal...

    Canadian troops prepare to leave for Ukraine despite uncertainty over mission
    Feb15

    Canadian troops prepare to leave for Ukraine despite uncertainty over mission

    OTTAWA — Some 200 soldiers from Edmonton are preparing to deploy to Ukraine — though with everyone waiting to see whether the mission there will be extended, exactly how long they will be staying is anyone’s guess. Canada, Britain and the United States have had military trainers in Ukraine since the summer of 2015, after Russia annexed...