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    In Ukraine, Soldiers’ Funerals, Food Distribution Amid New Outburst Of Fighting
    Feb01

    In Ukraine, Soldiers’ Funerals, Food Distribution Amid New Outburst Of Fighting

    Ukraine said on February 1 that one of its soldiers had been killed in the country’s east, where fighting between government forces and Russia-backed separatists has flared over the past four days. Ukrainian officials had reported the deaths of seven soldiers in the past few days, the highest casualty toll in weeks. Funerals were held on...

    It’s Putin’s World
    Feb01

    It’s Putin’s World

    In 2012, Vladimir Putin returned to the presidency after a four-year, constitutionally imposed hiatus. It wasn’t the smoothest of transitions. To his surprise, in the run-up to his inauguration, protesters filled the streets of Moscow and other major cities to denounce his comeback. Such opposition required dousing. But an opportunity...

    Russia-Backed Rebels, Troops Clash in Ukraine; 9 Dead, Dozens Hurt
    Feb01

    Russia-Backed Rebels, Troops Clash in Ukraine; 9 Dead, Dozens Hurt

    The violence in Ukraine has intensified, leaving at least nine people dead and dozens injured amid a new outbreak of fighting. …read more Source:...

    Heavy fighting continues in eastern Ukraine
    Feb01

    Heavy fighting continues in eastern Ukraine

    Freezing and nerve-shattered residents of an eastern Ukraine town battered by an upsurge in fighting between troops and Russia-backed rebels flocked to a humanitarian aid center Wednesday to receive food and warm up. …read more Source: FOX...

    SitRep: Trump Advisor Bannon Predicts Wars With China, Middle East; Pentagon Officials Say Gloves Off in Yemen
    Feb01

    SitRep: Trump Advisor Bannon Predicts Wars With China, Middle East; Pentagon Officials Say Gloves Off in Yemen

    Pentagon Didn’t Cook the Books; Mattis and the Weight of Expectation; Fighting in Ukraine …read more Source: Foreign...

    Fighting escalates in eastern Ukraine
    Feb01

    Fighting escalates in eastern Ukraine

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian armed forces is escalating, officials have warned. …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, February 1, 2017
    Feb01

    The Morning Vertical, February 1, 2017

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Crimea Was Just The Beginning
    Feb01

    The Daily Vertical: Crimea Was Just The Beginning

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Germany: Man arrested over bombing that wounded 10 migrants
    Feb01

    Germany: Man arrested over bombing that wounded 10 migrants

    BERLIN (AP) — German police have arrested a suspect in connection with a bombing at a train station 17 years ago in which 10 immigrants were wounded, six of them Jewish. Police in the western city of Duesseldorf say the 50-year-old man, who wasn’t named, was arrested in the nearby town of Ratingen. In a statement, they said further details...

    Pushing back: McCain emerges as Trump’s top Republican nemesis in Congress
    Feb01

    Pushing back: McCain emerges as Trump’s top Republican nemesis in Congress

    In this Jan. 26, 2017, photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., right, read the Wall Street Journal newspaper as they wait for President Donald Trump to speak at the House and Senate GOP lawmakers at the annual policy retreat in Philadelphia. McCain has emerged as Trump’s top Republican nemesis on Capitol...