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    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...

    Top Trump envoys signal no quick changes to US-Russia ties
    Feb16

    Top Trump envoys signal no quick changes to US-Russia ties

    At a NATO meeting in Brussels, Defense Secretary James Mattis made clear the United States isn’t ready to collaborate militarily with its former Cold War foe against the Islamic State or other threats, a long-standing goal of the Kremlin’s that new President Trump says he wants, too. The comments appeared to put the brakes on a rapid...

    Pentagon Chief Rules Out US-Russia Military Collaboration
    Feb16

    Pentagon Chief Rules Out US-Russia Military Collaboration

    At a meeting of NATO members in Brussels Thursday, U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis ruled out any military collaboration between the United States and Russia because current conditions are not ideal. “We are not in a position right now to collaborate on a military level,” Mattis said at a news conference at NATO headquarters....

    Pentagon Chief Rules Out US-Russia Military Collaboration
    Feb16

    Pentagon Chief Rules Out US-Russia Military Collaboration

    At a meeting of NATO members in Brussels Thursday, U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis ruled out any military collaboration between the United States and Russia because current conditions are not ideal. “We are not in a position right now to collaborate on a military level,” Mattis said at a news conference at NATO headquarters....