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    Eastern Ukraine shelling hits both sides
    Feb03

    Eastern Ukraine shelling hits both sides

    Strong shelling has hit both government- and rebel-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine, continuing an escalation of fighting this week. Ukraine says four soldiers had been killed over the past day. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Eastern Ukraine shelling hits both sides
    Feb03

    Eastern Ukraine shelling hits both sides

    AVDIIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — Strong shelling has hit both government- and rebel-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine, continuing an escalation of… …read more Source:...

    Eastern Ukraine shelling hits both sides
    Feb03

    Eastern Ukraine shelling hits both sides

    Strong shelling has hit both government- and rebel-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine, continuing an escalation of fighting this week. Ukraine says four soldiers had been killed over the past day. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    U.S. Says No End To Sanctions Until Crimea Returned
    Feb03

    U.S. Says No End To Sanctions Until Crimea Returned

    The new U.S. ambassador to the UN has, in her first appearance at the Security Council, said that the United States will not lift sanctions on Russia until it returns Crimea to Ukrainian control. Ambassador Nikki Haley also condemned Russia for “aggressive actions” following the recent upsurge in fighting in eastern Ukraine. (Reuters)...

    Russia says Ukraine violating Geneva convention, shelling civilians
    Feb03

    Russia says Ukraine violating Geneva convention, shelling civilians

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Foreign Ministry on Friday accused Ukrainian armed forces of violating the Geneva Convention by shelling… …read more Source:...

    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley blames Russia for new fighting in Ukraine
    Feb03

    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley blames Russia for new fighting in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — The new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, on Thursday blamed Russia for renewed, deadly fighting in Ukraine and said U.S. sanctions against Moscow would remain in place. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Putin swaggers into Hungary as Europe wonders about U.S.
    Feb03

    Putin swaggers into Hungary as Europe wonders about U.S.

    BUDAPEST — When President Vladimir Putin of Russia last paid a visit to Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orban was under siege for his autocratic style, Russia was isolated for its seizure of Crimea, and both men were called xenophobes for their hard-line stance on immigration. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    The Coming Clash With Iran
    Feb03

    The Coming Clash With Iran

    When Gen. Michael Flynn marched into the White House Briefing Room to declare that “we are officially putting Iran on notice,” he drew a red line for President Trump. In tweeting the threat, Trump agreed. His credibility is now on the line. And what triggered this virtual ultimatum? Iran-backed Houthi rebels, said Flynn, attacked a Saudi warship...

    US condemns Russia’s ‘aggressive actions’ in eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    US condemns Russia’s ‘aggressive actions’ in eastern Ukraine

    US Ambassador Nikki Haley condemned Russia’s “aggressive actions” in eastern Ukraine on Thursday and warned Moscow that US sanctions imposed after its annexation of Crimea will remain until the peninsula is returned to Ukraine …read more Source: U.S....

    Belarus: Russia May Be Restoring Border Zones
    Feb03

    Belarus: Russia May Be Restoring Border Zones

    Belarus said Thursday it suspected Russia was trying to restore a formal border zone between the two countries, a move it said flouted agreements on freedom of movement and trade and raised questions about Moscow’s real intent. Belarus spoke out after the publication of three decrees signed by Alexander Bortnikov, the head of Russia’s...