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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    White House says Trump made it clear  Russia must ‘return Crimea’ to Ukraine
    Feb17

    White House says Trump made it clear Russia must ‘return Crimea’ to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – The White House has said that President Donald Trump fully expects Russia to return control of Crimea to Ukraine. Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, made the remarks at a contentious February 14 news conference that focused largely on the abrupt departure of Mr. Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn. Mr....

    “Bitter Harvest”: A universal romance shines a light on truth about the Holodomor
    Feb17

    “Bitter Harvest”: A universal romance shines a light on truth about the Holodomor

    NEW YORK – The film “Bitter Harvest” unfolds on the vast canvas of one of the great tragedies of history. In the early 1930s, a genocidal famine known as the Holodomor was engineered in Ukraine by Stalin. Millions perished – while reporters lied and the world looked the other way. (As Stalin shrugs in the […] …read more Source: The...

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine issues military threat
    Feb17

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine issues military threat

    Alexander Zakharchenko, the leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, said Friday that the rebels aim to “free the occupied territories” in the Donetsk and Luhansk provinces by political means, but added that they could do so with militarily force if political efforts fail. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Moscow benefits from influence campaign to reinstate Ukraine-Russia economic ties
    Feb17

    Moscow benefits from influence campaign to reinstate Ukraine-Russia economic ties

    This past fall, Ukraine came under a media influence campaign that agitated for reinstating economic ties with Russia. Over the course of September-December 2016, several Ukrainian websites published a series of news stories detailing calls by various domestic enterprises and regional and municipal communities to resume trade with the...

    The Battle for Avdiyivka: Ukrainian assessment and context
    Feb17

    The Battle for Avdiyivka: Ukrainian assessment and context

    Russia has every interest in not upholding a ceasefire in Ukraine’s east. Ukrainian forces have prevailed in the defensive battle for Avdiyivka (January 28-February 4), preserving the gains on the ground achieved through “crawling advances” prior to this battle (see Eurasia Daily Monitor, February 9). The current lull seems relative as...