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    Trump’s new national security adviser H.R. McMaster called a soldier-scholar
    Feb21

    Trump’s new national security adviser H.R. McMaster called a soldier-scholar

    Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster listens as President Donald Trump makes the announcement at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. McMaster will be the new national security adviser. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (Credit: AP) WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has chosen as his national security adviser a...

    The Daily Vertical: Russia’s Sovereignty Over All
    Feb21

    The Daily Vertical: Russia’s Sovereignty Over All

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

    The Morning Vertical, February 21, 2017
    Feb21

    The Morning Vertical, February 21, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU To Renew Asset Freeze Against Ukraine’s Ex-President
    Feb21

    EU To Renew Asset Freeze Against Ukraine’s Ex-President

    EU ambassadors are expected to agree to extend asset freezes imposed against former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and 15 of his associates for another year according to EU sources. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Train Car Named Disaster
    Feb21

    A Train Car Named Disaster

    Ukrainian soldiers have sparked outrage by posting video of the appalling conditions they face on military trains, sometimes traveling for days without adequate heating, sanitation, or beds. (Levko Stek, Maryan Kushnir, Roman Rebriy, RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump lawyer confirms meeting Ukrainian, denies carrying peace plan
    Feb21

    Trump lawyer confirms meeting Ukrainian, denies carrying peace plan

    President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer has acknowledged to NBC News that he met privately in New York last month with a controversial Russian-born Trump associate. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin denies knowledge of Ukraine plan pushed by Trump associates
    Feb21

    Kremlin denies knowledge of Ukraine plan pushed by Trump associates

    The Kremlin denied on Monday any knowledge of a peace plan for Ukraine put forward by a Ukrainian lawmaker and two associates of President Donald Trump. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Kremlin Dismisses As ‘Absurd’ Back-Channel Ukrainian Peace Plan
    Feb21

    Kremlin Dismisses As ‘Absurd’ Back-Channel Ukrainian Peace Plan

    The Kremlin dismissed a Ukrainian peace plan created by a pro-Russia Ukrainian lawmaker and given to the White House, calling the plan’s provision on Crimea “absurd.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Is a Trump-Putin Detente Dead?
    Feb21

    Is a Trump-Putin Detente Dead?

    Among the reasons Donald Trump is president is that he read the nation and the world better than his rivals. He saw the surging power of American nationalism at home, and of ethnonationalism in Europe. And he embraced Brexit. While our bipartisan establishment worships diversity, Trump saw Middle America recoiling from the demographic change...

    How U.S. allies are responding to mixed messages of support
    Feb21

    How U.S. allies are responding to mixed messages of support

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Top members of the Trump administration have been traveling overseas to calm some raw nerves among U.S. allies. The main source of the concern? Comments from President Trump that led to worries in Europe and beyond about American commitments to longstanding alliances and institutions. John Yang has more. JOHN YANG: Vice President...