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    OSCE Calls On Both Sides To Pull Back In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    OSCE Calls On Both Sides To Pull Back In Eastern Ukraine

    The group monitoring the conflict in eastern Ukraine has made an urgent appeal to both sides to stop shelling and honor the ceasefire agreed in 2015, after this week’s sharp escalation in the conflict. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump Urged to Provide Defensive Weapons to Ukraine
    Feb03

    Trump Urged to Provide Defensive Weapons to Ukraine

    President Donald Trump is being pressed by Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) to send defensive weapons to Ukrainian forces fighting pro-Russian separatists, following a spike in violence in Ukraine’s east. McCain wrote a letter to Trump on Wednesday, urging the new president to provide lethal defensive aid to Ukraine and asserting that Russia...

    THE TRUMP WAY OF WAR
    Feb03

    THE TRUMP WAY OF WAR

    Originally published by the Jerusalem Post. The PLO is disoriented, panicked and hysterical. Speaking to Newsweek this week, Saeb Erekat, PLO chief Mahmoud Abbas’s chief conduit to Israel and the Americans, complained that since President Donald Trump was sworn into office, no administration official had spoken to them. “I don’t know...

    Trump ambassador hits Russia over Ukraine
    Feb03

    Trump ambassador hits Russia over Ukraine

    The US ambassador to the United Nations offered a strong condemnation of Russia in her first appearance at the UN Security Council on Thursday, calling on Moscow to de-escalate violence in eastern Ukraine and saying that US sanctions against Moscow would remain in place until it withdraws from Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Nikki Haley Delivers Strong Condemnation of Russian Actions in Ukraine
    Feb03

    Nikki Haley Delivers Strong Condemnation of Russian Actions in Ukraine

    Nikki Haley, the newly appointed U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, strong condemned Russia on Thursday for supporting separatists in eastern Ukraine amid increased violence in the country. Haley made her first appearance at the U.N. Security Council and did not hold back in threatening to hold Russia accountable by keeping sanctions in...

    ‘Our tanks are ready’: Ukraine braces for an escalation in war
    Feb03

    ‘Our tanks are ready’: Ukraine braces for an escalation in war

    Violence is bubbling over in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Business...

    Krugman Divulges What Trump’s Unhinged Phone Calls With Foreign Leaders Really Mean
    Feb03

    Krugman Divulges What Trump’s Unhinged Phone Calls With Foreign Leaders Really Mean

    Click here for reuse options! How would you handle it if you had an employee behaving this erratically? Two weeks into the Trump presidency and Paul Krugman, is already at wit’s end. “America and the world can’t take much more of this,” Krugman writes in Friday’s column.While thoughtful people have been worried about...

    Ukraine mourns fallen soldiers  amid uptick in Kremlin’s Donbas war
    Feb03

    Ukraine mourns fallen soldiers amid uptick in Kremlin’s Donbas war

    KYIV – Hundreds of mourners came to Independence Square on February 1 to honor seven soldiers from the 72nd Separate Mechanized Brigade who died defending Avdiyivka in Donetsk Oblast from repeated Russian onslaughts this week. A day after U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, over the phone, combined...

    ‘Ambulances for Ukraine’ project delivers 10 vehicles from Canada
    Feb03

    ‘Ambulances for Ukraine’ project delivers 10 vehicles from Canada

    KYIV – During an event celebrating the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Canada and Ukraine on January 27, the Embassy of Canada in Ukraine, together with the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) and the international charitable foundation Caritas Ukraine transferred 10 ambulances donated from Canada to medical institutions of...

    Ukraine to produce M16 assault rifle in joint venture with U.S. firm
    Feb03

    Ukraine to produce M16 assault rifle in joint venture with U.S. firm

    Ukroboronprom, the state entity responsible for Ukraine’s military-industrial complex, announced that it would begin joint production with the U.S. company Aeroscraft of a Ukrainian variant of the M16 assault rifle – to be renamed the WAC-47. Sergei Mykytyuk, the director of Ukr-oboronprom subsidiary Ukroboronservis, told journalists at a...