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    Eastern Ukraine hit by outburst of fighting
    Jan31

    Eastern Ukraine hit by outburst of fighting

    Heavy artillery and rockets hit residential areas in eastern Ukraine Tuesday amid a new outburst of fighting between government troops and Russia-backed separatist rebels, leaving at least eight people dead … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Eastern Ukraine hit by outburst of fighting
    Jan31

    Eastern Ukraine hit by outburst of fighting

    Heavy artillery and rockets hit residential areas in eastern Ukraine Tuesday amid a new outburst of fighting between government troops and Russia-backed separatist rebels, leaving at least eight people dead … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    ‘Humanitarian Emergency’ After Fighting Escalates In Eastern Ukraine
    Jan31

    ‘Humanitarian Emergency’ After Fighting Escalates In Eastern Ukraine

    The OSCE said renewed fighting around the eastern Ukrainian town of Avdiyivka between government troops and Russia-backed separatists has sparked a humanitarian emergency. The group said that 17,000 civilians were left without power and heat due to heavy shelling. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Ukraine, Russia trade blame over surge in fighting
    Jan31

    Ukraine, Russia trade blame over surge in fighting

    Eight Ukrainian troops have been killed and 26 wounded since fighting intensified on Sunday …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Nikki Haley Pledges to Block Anti-Israel Actions by United Nations
    Jan31

    Nikki Haley Pledges to Block Anti-Israel Actions by United Nations

    Nikki Haley, the newly appointed U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, phoned her Israeli counterpart on Monday to reinforce America’s “ironclad support” for the Jewish state. Haley pledged to Ambassador Danny Danon that she would block anti-Israel actions taken by the U.N., citing the security council’s decision last...

    Is Putin stepping up the violence in eastern Ukraine?
    Jan31

    Is Putin stepping up the violence in eastern Ukraine?

    A surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine over recent days has led to the highest death toll in weeks. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Europe is suffering multi-morbidity’: a conversation with Claus Offe in Berlin
    Jan31

    Europe is suffering multi-morbidity’: a conversation with Claus Offe in Berlin

    John Keane, University of SydneyThe writer-political thinker Albert Camus once commented that the true source of strength of modern Europe has been its ability to live on its contradictions, flourish amid its differences and, under pressure, to reinvent itself as “a civilisation on which the whole world depends even when rejecting...

    Tinker Tailor Hacker Spook
    Jan31

    Tinker Tailor Hacker Spook

    Reports about the arrest of cybersecurity officials offer up a classic Russian tale replete with multiple layers of subterfuge, deception, diversion, and embedded meaning. (The views expressed in this blog post do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL.) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The grand global political lesson of the moment: we have no idea what’s possible
    Jan31

    The grand global political lesson of the moment: we have no idea what’s possible

    How the refugee crisis, Trump, and Brexit signal a world in flux. “What we thought was a given is no longer a given, and that’s alarming.” In this interview, I talk to Richard Haass, the president of the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of A World in Disarray: America’s Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order. I ask...

    EU Condemns Ukraine Clashes
    Jan31

    EU Condemns Ukraine Clashes

    The European Union on Tuesday condemned recent clashes in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian rebels and government forces, calling the fighting a “blatant violation” of the Minsk truce. “The intense fighting around Avdiivka in the last few days, involving heavy shelling with proscribed weapons and leading to a considerable number of...