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    Get Ready, Russia: Britain Is Sending Warships to the Black Sea
    Feb11

    Get Ready, Russia: Britain Is Sending Warships to the Black Sea

    Michael Peck Security, Putin won’t be happy. Is Britain girding for a fight in Russia’s backyard? For the first time since the Cold War, Britain is sending a warship to the Black Sea on a military mission. This time, the goal is to send a message to Russia: don’t invade Ukraine. The question is whether Russia will—or even...

    Ukrainian author seized in Belarus, ordered to leave
    Feb11

    Ukrainian author seized in Belarus, ordered to leave

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A noted Ukrainian poet and novelist says he was seized by security agents in the middle of the night while visiting the capital of Belarus and ordered to leave the country…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukrainian author seized in Belarus, ordered to leave
    Feb11

    Ukrainian author seized in Belarus, ordered to leave

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A noted Ukrainian poet and novelist says he was seized by security agents in the middle of the night while visiting the capital of Belarus and ordered to leave the country…. …read more Source: Associated...

    An end to bromance: Russia’s in love with Trump, right? Not as much as you think
    Feb11

    An end to bromance: Russia’s in love with Trump, right? Not as much as you think

    (Credit: Getty/Drew Angerer) Donald Trump loves Russia and Russia loves Donald Trump. Right? Not so fast. The reporting on Russia’s reaction to (and alleged role in) Trump’s victory has been simplified and one-dimensional. It has sent otherwise intelligent people into a tailspin of conspiracy theories and, worse, a kind of new...

    EU’s Juncker Promises Ukraine 600 Million Euros In Aid
    Feb11

    EU’s Juncker Promises Ukraine 600 Million Euros In Aid

    European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker says the European Union will give Ukraine 600 million euros ($640 million) to bolster government finances. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Two years since peace deal, war simmers in Ukraine
    Feb11

    Two years since peace deal, war simmers in Ukraine

    AFPKiev (AFP) – Two years have passed since the signing of a deal aimed at ending the war in Ukraine but the bloody conflict has rumbled on — at the cost of another 5,000 lives. The Minsk II accord saw Kremlin-backed rebels agree with Kiev and Moscow on a halt to the fighting and outlined a complex roadmap for securing peace. It was...

    How to Put America First–While Engaging the Rest of the World
    Feb11

    How to Put America First–While Engaging the Rest of the World

    Only Donald Trump would attempt to rescue the phrase “America First” from its slightly discreditable heritage. Unfortunately, his sales job has been incomplete and unconvincing. Now someone needs to rescue the same phrase from his crabbed, negative meaning. The dominant foreign policy vision animating left and right in recent years...

    EU Stands Behind Ukraine-Related Sanctions on Russia Regardless of U.S. Action
    Feb11

    EU Stands Behind Ukraine-Related Sanctions on Russia Regardless of U.S. Action

    The United States might waver on Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia but Europe will not, the European Union’s foreign policy chief said Friday, so long as a standing agreement to stop the fighting in Ukraine is not fully implemented. After meetings in Washington, D.C. with lawmakers and administration officials, Federica Mogherini...

    As Fighting Escalates in Ukraine, Attention Focuses on Donald Trump
    Feb11

    As Fighting Escalates in Ukraine, Attention Focuses on Donald Trump

    The lack of a clear position on the conflict by the president has bewildered officials on both sides of the war, particularly in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Trump and EU Agree on Russia Sanctions
    Feb10

    Trump and EU Agree on Russia Sanctions

    The theory that Trump is in the thrall of Putin took another blow today, as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the EU’s Federhica Mogherini agreed to uphold current Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia. Wall Street Journal: The Trump administration and European officials agree on the need to keep sanctions in place against Russia...