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    A Back-Channel Plan for Ukraine and Russia, Courtesy of Trump Associates
    Feb19

    A Back-Channel Plan for Ukraine and Russia, Courtesy of Trump Associates

    A week before Michael T. Flynn resigned as national security adviser, a sealed proposal was hand-delivered to his office, outlining a way for President Trump to lift sanctions against Russia. Mr. Flynn is gone, having been caught lying about his own discussion of sanctions with the Russian ambassador. But the proposal, a peace plan for Ukraine...

    Look Again: The week’s most compelling images from around the globe
    Feb19

    Look Again: The week’s most compelling images from around the globe

    A seal performs during the presentation of the new show “Water and Fire” at the National Circus in Kiev, Ukraine, February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY – RTSZ0VI (Credit: © Gleb Garanich / Reuters) class=’slideShow’ id=’slideShow14708130′...

    A Back-Channel Plan for Ukraine and Russia, Courtesy of Trump Associates
    Feb19

    A Back-Channel Plan for Ukraine and Russia, Courtesy of Trump Associates

    Amid scrutiny of President Trump’s possible ties to Russia, his personal lawyer advances an opposition Ukrainian lawmaker’s sealed plan to the White House. …read more Source: The New York...

    Europeans wonder if Trump will act on Pence’s reassurances
    Feb19

    Europeans wonder if Trump will act on Pence’s reassurances

    MUNICH — U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence was the latest in a trio of high-ranking Trump emissaries to tell European allies in person that the United States will steadfastly support NATO and demand that Russia honour its commitments to end fighting in Ukraine. Some European leaders, however, remain skeptical of whether Pence and the U.S....

    Nunes eyes many national security issues ahead for Trump
    Feb19

    Nunes eyes many national security issues ahead for Trump

    The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee suggested on Sunday the ousting of retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as the White House national security adviser doesn’t top the list of national security concerns. “He’s the least of the problems we have in this whole issue,” Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) said on CBS’s “Face the...

    U.S. slams Russia for recognizing Ukrainian rebel documents
    Feb19

    U.S. slams Russia for recognizing Ukrainian rebel documents

    The United States says it is disturbed by Russia’s decision to recognize passports and other documents issued by rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    As Trump makes foreign moves, Tillerson avoids the spotlight
    Feb19

    As Trump makes foreign moves, Tillerson avoids the spotlight

    WASHINGTON — When North Korea fired a ballistic missile into waters between South Korea and Japan, President Donald Trump moved quickly to show U.S. resolve. He appeared within hours alongside visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and said the U.S. “stands behind Japan, its great ally, 100 per cent.” Trump happened to be hosting...

    Pence says US to hold Russia accountable, stand with NATO
    Feb19

    Pence says US to hold Russia accountable, stand with NATO

    MUNICH (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday conveyed a message to jittery partners that the Trump administration will “hold Russia accountable” and maintain steadfast support for NATO, a military alliance the American commander in chief once dismissed as “obsolete.” In his overseas debut as vice president, Pence told the audience at...

    European leaders in doubt as Mike Pence’s words differ from Donald Trump’s
    Feb19

    European leaders in doubt as Mike Pence’s words differ from Donald Trump’s

    Vice President Mike Pence was the latest in a trio of high-ranking Donald Trump emissaries to tell European allies in person that the United States will steadfastly support NATO and demand that Russia honor its commitments to end fighting in Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    US Slams Russia’s Move to Recognize Ukraine Rebel Documents
    Feb19

    US Slams Russia’s Move to Recognize Ukraine Rebel Documents

    The United States says it is disturbed by Russia’s decision to recognize passports and other documents issued by rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine. The recognition, in an order signed by President Vladimir Putin that was announced Saturday, “is alarming and contradicts the agreed-upon goals of the Minsk Agreement,” the U.S....