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    Fresh ceasefire appears to hold for now in eastern Ukraine
    Feb20

    Fresh ceasefire appears to hold for now in eastern Ukraine

    By Pavel Polityuk AVDIYIVKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed separatists appeared to be respecting a new ceasefire… …read more Source:...

    US Seeks ‘New Common Ground with Russia’
    Feb20

    US Seeks ‘New Common Ground with Russia’

    Vice President Mike Pence says the United States will “continue to hold Russia accountable,” but that President Donald Trump has directed a search for ways to find “new common ground with Russia.” Pence’s comments came Monday in Brussels alongside European Union Council President Donald Tusk. “In the wake of Russian...

    The Morning Vertical, February 20, 2017
    Feb20

    The Morning Vertical, February 20, 2017

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

    Trump’s business associates had a plan to offer Crimea to Russia: report
    Feb20

    Trump’s business associates had a plan to offer Crimea to Russia: report

    (Credit: Reuters/RIA Novosti/Brendan McDermid/Photo montage by Salon) A new report suggests that President Donald Trump’s aides may have been floating ideas for lifting at least some of President Barack Obama’s sanctions on Russia in the days prior to the resignation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Michael D. Cohen,...

    Trump associates involved in Russia-Ukraine peace proposal
    Feb20

    Trump associates involved in Russia-Ukraine peace proposal

    Several associates of President Trump – all working outside the government – have been involved with a peace proposal for Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin Defends Its Recognition of Ukraine Rebel Passports
    Feb20

    Kremlin Defends Its Recognition of Ukraine Rebel Passports

    The Kremlin says its decision to recognize passports and other documents issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine is a response to Ukraine’s blockade of rebel regions.The weekend’s move by Russian President Vladimir Putin has drawn sharp criticism from Ukraine,… …read more Source:...

    Kremlin Defends its Recognition of Ukraine Rebel Passports
    Feb20

    Kremlin Defends its Recognition of Ukraine Rebel Passports

    The Kremlin says its decision to recognize passports and other documents issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine is a response to Ukraine’s blockade of rebel regions. The weekend’s move by Russian President Vladimir Putin has drawn sharp criticism from Ukraine, which called it a violation of a two-year-old peace deal....

    Crimean Journalist Asking For Separatism Charges To Be Dropped
    Feb20

    Crimean Journalist Asking For Separatism Charges To Be Dropped

    Mykola Semena, an RFE/RL contributing reporter who faces separatism charges alleged by the Moscow-installed authorities in Ukraine’s Crimea region, has said he will file an appeal for all of the charges to be dropped when his trial begins. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kremlin Says Ukraine Peace Plan Mooted by Lawmaker ‘Absurd’
    Feb20

    Kremlin Says Ukraine Peace Plan Mooted by Lawmaker ‘Absurd’

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Monday it had no prior knowledge of a Ukrainian lawmaker’s peace plan for his country, which was detailed in… …read more Source: U.S....

    Kremlin Defends Its Recognition of Ukraine Rebel Passports
    Feb20

    Kremlin Defends Its Recognition of Ukraine Rebel Passports

    The Kremlin says its decision to recognize passports and other documents issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine is a response to Ukraine’s blockade of rebel regions. …read more Source: U.S....