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    Worst Fighting In East Ukraine Since 2015, 33 Dead This Week
    Feb03

    Worst Fighting In East Ukraine Since 2015, 33 Dead This Week

    AVDIIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — International monitors on Friday strongly urged the warring sides in eastern Ukraine to silence their guns as heavy artillery and rocket barrages continued to pummel residential areas. Read More → …read more Source:...

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

    Krugman: 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...

    Belarusian leader lashes out at Russia
    Feb03

    Belarusian leader lashes out at Russia

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — In a sign of growing friction between the two ex-Soviet neighbors, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko criticized Russia Friday for cutting oil supplies, ordered his interior minister to press charges against Russia’s top food safety official and firmly refused to host a Russian air base. The EU and the U.S....

    An on-the-ground look at the deadly surge of violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    An on-the-ground look at the deadly surge of violence in eastern Ukraine

    The town of Avdiivka has been hit hard this week as pro-Russian rebels battle government forces. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Civilians Caught In Eastern Ukraine Cross-Fire
    Feb03

    Civilians Caught In Eastern Ukraine Cross-Fire

    AVDIIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — International monitors on Friday strongly urged the warring sides in eastern Ukraine to silence their guns as heavy artillery and rocket barrages have continued to pummel residential areas. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Civilians caught in eastern Ukraine cross-fire
    Feb03

    Civilians caught in eastern Ukraine cross-fire

    International monitors on Friday strongly urged the warring sides in eastern Ukraine to silence their guns as heavy artillery and rocket barrages have continued to pummel residential areas. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian chief rabbi, Reform dissident in London for event for ex-Soviet Jews
    Feb03

    Russian chief rabbi, Reform dissident in London for event for ex-Soviet Jews

    LONDON (JTA) — Hundreds of Russian-speaking Jews from across Western Europe convened in the British capital for a conference on learning whose organizers at the Limmud FSU group said was the largest of its kind. The weekend event — the first entry into Western Europe by the Limmud FSU group for Russian-speaking Jews in the former Soviet Union and...

    Civilians caught in eastern Ukraine cross-fire
    Feb03

    Civilians caught in eastern Ukraine cross-fire

    AVDIIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — International monitors on Friday strongly urged the warring sides in eastern Ukraine to silence their guns as heavy… …read more Source:...

    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...

    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...