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    The “Russia Scare” Coalition: ISIL’s “Useful Idiots”?
    Feb18

    The “Russia Scare” Coalition: ISIL’s “Useful Idiots”?

    Editorial Politics, Americas Victory by the “Russia scare” coalition will limit America’s ability to fight ISIL, complicate efforts to win UNSC support for tough enforcement of the Iran nuclear deal and give China more leverage over both Moscow and Washington. The turmoil surrounding Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn’s resignation and wider...

    Russian Spy Whistleblowers Turn on Putin
    Feb18

    Russian Spy Whistleblowers Turn on Putin

    A husband and wife who were members of the Russian parliament have defected to Ukraine. The Kremlin calls them ?enemies of the people.? Enemies of Putin is more like it. …read more Source: The Daily...

    US benefits from stable EU, NATO, German official says
    Feb18

    US benefits from stable EU, NATO, German official says

    MUNICH — Germany’s defense chief on Friday hit President Trump’s dismissive attitude toward Washington’s European allies, giving a frosty reception to U.S. envoys at the largest conclave of U.S. and European officials since the inauguration. Trump has offered the most direct challenge to the trans-Atlantic security alliance in...

    UNICEF Says 1 Million Children In Eastern Ukraine Require Urgent Aid
    Feb17

    UNICEF Says 1 Million Children In Eastern Ukraine Require Urgent Aid

    The United Nations says the number of children in urgent need of humanitarian aid in eastern Ukraine has nearly doubled during the past year to 1 million. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine president warns West not to “appease” Russia
    Feb17

    Ukraine president warns West not to “appease” Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told the Munich Security Conference he had been reassured of Western unity by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Crimea under Russia: Locals fear more mayhem if forced to return to Ukraine
    Feb17

    Crimea under Russia: Locals fear more mayhem if forced to return to Ukraine

    It has been almost three years since Russia annexed the Ukrainian-governed Crimea, to the outrage of many across the world. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Detains Ukrainian Man With Ties To Crimea Blockade Activists
    Feb17

    Russia Detains Ukrainian Man With Ties To Crimea Blockade Activists

    Russian authorities say they have detained a Ukrainian member of a Crimean-Tatar activist group that has led a blockade of the annexed peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Analysis: Afghan Talks Reflect Russian Moves to Expand Global Influence
    Feb17

    Analysis: Afghan Talks Reflect Russian Moves to Expand Global Influence

    With the Trump administration still stitching together its foreign policy, priorities and staff, Russia seems intent on expanding its once-shrunken sphere of influence by exploiting gaps in America’s overseas presence. It’s been a globe-spanning effort, with Russian leader Vladimir Putin using muscle in places like Ukraine and Syria...

    1 million children in war-torn eastern Ukraine in desperate need of aid: UN
    Feb17

    1 million children in war-torn eastern Ukraine in desperate need of aid: UN

    United Nations officials say 1 million children urgently need humanitarian aid in eastern Ukraine, and the number has nearly doubled in a year. …read more Source: Global...

    3 Years After the Revolution, Peace Remains Elusive in Ukraine
    Feb17

    3 Years After the Revolution, Peace Remains Elusive in Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine—It’s cold, and I’m alone. I walk along Khreshchatyk, this city’s main boulevard. The street lights cast shadows on the ground, concealing patches of slippery ice and trampled snow. I walk thoughtfully and carefully, unable to clearly see the obstacles in my path. As is so often the case in a foreign country, even...