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    Campaign adviser changes story and now contradicts Trump, says Donald ordered Ukraine change at RNC
    Mar03

    Campaign adviser changes story and now contradicts Trump, says Donald ordered Ukraine change at RNC

    Donald Trump is having a very, very bad week. As reports emerge that several of his key advisers, including Attorney General Jeff Sessions, met with the Russians the week of the RNC convention, one former adviser has now publicly changed his story to contradict his former boss. Members of the Trump campaign interfered with an RNC delegate...

    Mystery Surrounds Blockade Forcing Kyiv’s Hand
    Mar03

    Mystery Surrounds Blockade Forcing Kyiv’s Hand

    Tensions continue to rise in eastern Ukraine as frequently armed activists ratchet up their makeshift blockade to divide Russia-backed-separatist-controlled territory from the rest of the country nearly three years after the onset of violence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia and NATO Conduct First Senior Military Call Since Crimea Annexation
    Mar03

    Russia and NATO Conduct First Senior Military Call Since Crimea Annexation

    The call was the first that Moscow accepted, according to NATO. …read more Source:...

    Edmonton soldiers leave for 6-month mission to train Ukrainian troops
    Mar03

    Edmonton soldiers leave for 6-month mission to train Ukrainian troops

    The group is heading to Ukraine as part of Operation Unifier, which saw the Canadian government start sending troops there in summer 2015. …read more Source: Global...

    War In Ukraine: Pro-Russia Rebel Leader Declares Economic Blockade On Kiev, Leaving The Rest Of The Country Desperate For Coal
    Mar03

    War In Ukraine: Pro-Russia Rebel Leader Declares Economic Blockade On Kiev, Leaving The Rest Of The Country Desperate For Coal

    The leader of the pro-Russian rebel group in Ukraine known as Donetsk People’s Republic has planned to cut all economic ties with the rest of the country in response to an economic blockade placed on the separatist-controlled city of Donbass. “We are cutting all ties with Ukraine, with which we are at war. Yes, we were selling coal to...

    War In Ukraine: Pro-Russia Rebel Leader Declares Economic Blockade On Kiev, Leaving The Rest Of The Country Desperate For Coal
    Mar03

    War In Ukraine: Pro-Russia Rebel Leader Declares Economic Blockade On Kiev, Leaving The Rest Of The Country Desperate For Coal

    The leader of the pro-Russian rebel group in Ukraine known as Donetsk People’s Republic has planned to cut all economic ties with the rest of the country in response to an economic blockade placed on the separatist-controlled city of Donbass. “We are cutting all ties with Ukraine, with which we are at war. Yes, we were selling coal to...

    Russia says US infighting on Sessions hampers mending ties
    Mar03

    Russia says US infighting on Sessions hampers mending ties

    Donald Trump had come into office expressing admiration for Russian President Vladimir Putin and hoping to mend ties with Moscow, which have sunk to the lowest point since the Cold War over the Ukrainian crisis, the war in Syria and other disputes. […] the allegations by U.S. intelligence agencies of Russian meddling in the election to help...

    A timeline of Jeff Sessions and Michael Flynn’s talks with the Russian ambassador
    Mar03

    A timeline of Jeff Sessions and Michael Flynn’s talks with the Russian ambassador

    Donald Trump’s changing tune on Russia casts old talks in a new light. Jeff Sessions, already one of the most controversial and most influential members of Donald Trump’s Cabinet, now finds himself enmeshed in a major scandal. He twice stated — once under oath at his confirmation hearing, another time in answer to a written question...

    NATO, Russia Hold First Top-Level Military Talks In Three Years
    Mar03

    NATO, Russia Hold First Top-Level Military Talks In Three Years

    Senior military officials from Russia and NATO have held their first direct talks since the Western alliance cut military contacts with Russia three years ago over the Kremlin’s interference in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Tax Chief Falls Ill As He Faces Corruption Charges
    Mar03

    Ukraine Tax Chief Falls Ill As He Faces Corruption Charges

    The head of Ukraine’s national tax authority fell ill just as he was about to be charged with corruption. Thirty-eight-year-old Roman Nasirov was carried out on a stretcher and put into an ambulance late on March 2. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...