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    Ukraine leader warns West not to “appease” Russia
    Feb17

    Ukraine leader warns West not to “appease” Russia

    Ukraine’s president is warning against any “appeasement” of Russia, arguing that cutting a deal with Moscow on his country would make the situation worse. Many in Europe are concerned about … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Kremlin Orders Russian Media to Tamp Down Positive Coverage of Trump
    Feb17

    Kremlin Orders Russian Media to Tamp Down Positive Coverage of Trump

    The Russian government ordered its state-run media to scale back favorable coverage of President Donald Trump amid rising unease among senior Russian officials that the U.S. administration may not be as amicable as expected. The Kremlin said its decision to curb coverage of Trump was due to a lack of interest in his presidency among Russian...

    ‘Holocaust tourism’ is probed in a compelling documentary
    Feb17

    ‘Holocaust tourism’ is probed in a compelling documentary

    A scene from “Austerlitz,” a documentary that chronicles the tourist experience at two former concentration camps. (Courtesy of Austerlitz/Loznitsa) NEW YORK (JTA) — How do people behave when they visit a concentration camp or a Holocaust memorial? Do they act as if there are in place of reverence or mourning? Or do they behave as crowds do at...

    One Press Conference, Two Audiences
    Feb17

    One Press Conference, Two Audiences

    On Thursday, Donald Trump gave a press conference that was rife with untruths and evasions. Let’s begin with specific examples of demonstrable falsehoods, so that readers who are favorable to the president won’t have to trust my characterization:Bragging about all the electoral votes he won, Trump said, “We got 306 because people came...

    1 million Ukrainian children need aid amid fighting, UNICEF says
    Feb17

    1 million Ukrainian children need aid amid fighting, UNICEF says

    The humanitarian crisis comes as fighting in eastern Ukraine nears its third anniversary. …read more Source: USA...

    Kremlin denies any disappointment with Trump administration
    Feb17

    Kremlin denies any disappointment with Trump administration

    A change of attitude, however, was clearly visible in Friday’s news programs on Russian state TV, which gave little time to Trump compared with previous massive coverage of the U.S. president. The shift in tone could reflect an attempt to dampen public expectations of a quick breakthrough in better relations with Washington that have been...

    Mattis Tells Munich Conference Trump Fully Supports NATO, Calls For Burden-Sharing
    Feb17

    Mattis Tells Munich Conference Trump Fully Supports NATO, Calls For Burden-Sharing

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says that President Donald Trump has “thrown his full support behind NATO,” and has reiterated Washington’s calls for alliance members to shoulder their share of the financial burden for defense. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine issues military threat
    Feb17

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine issues military threat

    The leader of pro-Russia separatist rebels has warned that they may use force to drive out Ukrainian troops from positions in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Mattis Tells Munich Conference Trump Fully Supports NATO, Calls For Burden-Sharing
    Feb17

    Mattis Tells Munich Conference Trump Fully Supports NATO, Calls For Burden-Sharing

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says that President Donald Trump has “thrown his full support behind NATO,” and has reiterated Washington’s calls for alliance members to shoulder their share of the financial burden for defense. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    One Press Conference, Two Audiences
    Feb17

    One Press Conference, Two Audiences

    On Thursday, Donald Trump gave a press conference that was rife with untruths and evasions. Let’s begin with specific examples of demonstrable falsehoods, so that readers who are favorable to the president won’t have to trust my characterization:Bragging about all the electoral votes he won, Trump said, “We got 306 because people came...