: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    When does tough diplomatic talk go too far?
    Feb03

    When does tough diplomatic talk go too far?

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Now, barely two weeks into his term, President Trump has shaken up global affairs through a series of unilateral legal and diplomatic moves and some blunt talk and tweets. Longstanding American allies and adversaries are asking what the new administration has in mind for its relations abroad. One of several clues, Iran’s...

    The ABCs of Russian Military Power: A Primer for the New Administration
    Feb03

    The ABCs of Russian Military Power: A Primer for the New Administration

    Michael Kofman Security, Eurasia What the new Pentagon needs to know. The current confrontation in U.S.-Russia relations, and increasing antagonism in the relationship, makes it difficult to separate structural changes in the European security environment from politically charged sources of conflict. Yet these changes have been profound, dating...

    Artillery salvos shake eastern Ukraine on fifth day of escalated fighting
    Feb03

    Artillery salvos shake eastern Ukraine on fifth day of escalated fighting

    Shelling appeared to intensify after nightfall on Thursday and both sides reported civilian deaths …read more Source:...

    News of the Day From Around the World, Feb. 3
    Feb03

    News of the Day From Around the World, Feb. 3

    Yemeni security officials say they suspect U.S. warships have been firing cannons and rockets targeting al Qaeda militants in the country’s southern coastal areas. Al Qaeda in Yemen, considered by Washington to be one of the most dangerous of the group’s offshoots, has exploited the chaos of Yemen’s civil war to seize territory....

    Latest violence in Ukraine could be test for Trump administration
    Feb03

    Latest violence in Ukraine could be test for Trump administration

    On Ukraine’s frozen battlefield, government forces and separatists are fighting once again …read more Source:...

    The Latest: Russia says Ukraine is seeking military victory
    Feb03

    The Latest: Russia says Ukraine is seeking military victory

    The latest on a resurgence of fighting in Ukraine (all times local): 2:10 a.m. Russia’s U.N. ambassador is accusing Ukraine of “desperately, frantically” trying to achieve a military victory and … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    The Latest: Russia says Ukraine is seeking military victory
    Feb03

    The Latest: Russia says Ukraine is seeking military victory

    The latest on a resurgence of fighting in Ukraine (all times local): 2:10 a.m. Russia’s U.N. ambassador is accusing Ukraine of “desperately, frantically” trying to achieve a military victory and … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine violence testing Trump’s patience with Russia
    Feb03

    Ukraine violence testing Trump’s patience with Russia

    After a lull in fighting, Russia and Ukraine are blaming each other for an upsurge in violence, reports CBS News’ Holly Williams. …read more Source:...

    Haley slams Russian actions in Ukraine in first UN Security Council speech
    Feb03

    Haley slams Russian actions in Ukraine in first UN Security Council speech

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley condemned what she called Russia’s “aggressive actions” in eastern Ukraine Thursday, as fighting between government troops and Moscow-backed separatist rebels continued for a fifth day. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian-backed rebels launch new assault in Ukraine — Trump ‘played for an actual fool. Again.’
    Feb03

    Russian-backed rebels launch new assault in Ukraine — Trump ‘played for an actual fool. Again.’

    It’s not clear what Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin said to each other in their unrecorded phone call, but it is clear how that conversation registered with Moscow. After two years of relative calm, Ukraine’s war with Russian-backed rebels took a deadly and destructive turn this week, pushing one town in the country’s eastern...