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    Trump vs. U.S. intelligence? Intrigue abounds, and it starts with Russia
    Feb17

    Trump vs. U.S. intelligence? Intrigue abounds, and it starts with Russia

    WASHINGTON — A historic clash may be erupting between the intelligence apparatus of the United States and the country’s democratically elected president, with the high-level intrigue linked to questions about the Donald Trump campaign’s ties with Russia. The president announced Thursday that he’s instructed the Justice...

    US secretary of state says Russia must honor Ukraine deal
    Feb17

    US secretary of state says Russia must honor Ukraine deal

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Russia must abide by a 2015 deal aimed at ending fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists as the Trump administration searches for ways to work cooperatively with Moscow …read more Source: ABC...

    A New Crisis Hits Ukraine: Turmoil at the Eurovision Song Contest
    Feb17

    A New Crisis Hits Ukraine: Turmoil at the Eurovision Song Contest

    The contest, a European institution that is scheduled to take place in Ukraine this year, appears to be in jeopardy after the organizing team quit en masse amid allegations of corruption. …read more Source: The New York...

    Rising Violence In Ukraine Puts The Spotlight On U.S. Relations With Russia
    Feb17

    Rising Violence In Ukraine Puts The Spotlight On U.S. Relations With Russia

    Eastern Ukraine has seen a deadly spike in violence in recent weeks, as shelling and fighting between Ukrainian soldiers and pro-Russian rebels have killed dozens. On Wednesday, the Ukrainian government also alleged that Russia launched a new series of cyber attacks against the country’s infrastructure. The surge in Ukraine’s ongoing...

    Ukrainian hacker sentenced in U.S. to 41 months in prison
    Feb17

    Ukrainian hacker sentenced in U.S. to 41 months in prison

    By Nate Raymond (Reuters) – A Ukrainian who administered two online hacking forums was sentenced on Thursday to 41 months in prison for… …read more Source:...

    Read: The full transcript of President Trump’s wild press conference
    Feb17

    Read: The full transcript of President Trump’s wild press conference

    Video and a rush transcript of Trump’s February 16 press conference On Thursday afternoon, President Trump held a press conference in the wake of several events that have rocked his young administration, including the resignation of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, the revelation that Russia secretly deployed a missile that...

    Tillerson, in diplomatic debut, urges Russia to pull back in eastern Ukraine
    Feb17

    Tillerson, in diplomatic debut, urges Russia to pull back in eastern Ukraine

    The new secretary of state met his Russian counterpart in Bonn for the first time and took a firm line on Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Can Europe Go On Like This?
    Feb17

    Can Europe Go On Like This?

    For leaders of European nations, it’s impossible to know which of President Donald Trump’s remarks about Europe and the Atlantic alliance—the bellicose or the conciliatory—to take to heart. Is he agitating for the EU’s demise when he extols Brexit? Is NATO “obsolete,” or a cornerstone of transatlantic security? Is Moscow now...

    Ukraine’s Klitschko Schedules London Bout In Bid To Resurrect Boxing Career
    Feb17

    Ukraine’s Klitschko Schedules London Bout In Bid To Resurrect Boxing Career

    Ukrainian boxer Vladimir Klitschko is looking to make a comeback after 17 months out of the ring with a bout scheduled in London on April 29. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US ambassador: ‘Taking names’ at UN means calling out wrong
    Feb16

    US ambassador: ‘Taking names’ at UN means calling out wrong

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — She may be taking names, but U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Thursday she’s not keeping a list of America’s adversaries in her desk drawer. President Donald Trump’s envoy to the United Nations said her comment last month about “taking names” of nations “that don’t have our back” meant that...