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    Donetsk Returns To Darkest Days Of War
    Feb02

    Donetsk Returns To Darkest Days Of War

    Major fighting around an industrial city in Donetsk has everyone asking if Putin is up to something big, or just testing the resolve of a new Trump administration. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine Will Lose Its War by Winning It
    Feb02

    Ukraine Will Lose Its War by Winning It

    Kiev has always said it wants eastern Ukraine back. It might soon regret those words. …read more Source: Foreign...

    GOP senator tries to reassure Australia after Trump call
    Feb02

    GOP senator tries to reassure Australia after Trump call

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Republican senator on Thursday sought to assure Australia that the United States remains a staunch ally following a tense discussion between President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Arizona Sen. John McCain said in a statement that he spoke with Joe Hockey, Australia’s ambassador to...

    McCain Urges Trump to Give Ukraine Lethal Defensive Aid
    Feb02

    McCain Urges Trump to Give Ukraine Lethal Defensive Aid

    A top Republican senator is urging President Donald Trump to provide Ukraine with lethal defensive aid as the fight there against Russian-backed rebels has again intensified in recent days. “In the first of what will be many tests for your new administration, Russia and its proxy forces launched attacks against Ukrainian forces this week, killing...

    The Flare-Up in Ukraine Is Not Just About Putin
    Feb02

    The Flare-Up in Ukraine Is Not Just About Putin

    Kiev needs the conflict to boost Western support, but it’s playing a dangerous game. …read more Source:...

    GOP senator calls Australian ambassador after Trump call
    Feb02

    GOP senator calls Australian ambassador after Trump call

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Republican senator on Thursday sought to assure Australia that the United States remains a staunch ally following a tense discussion between President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, urged Trump in a letter sent Wednesday to...

    Huge protests erupt in Romania because the government wants to pardon corrupt officials
    Feb02

    Huge protests erupt in Romania because the government wants to pardon corrupt officials

    An estimated 250,000 people took to the streets in Romania Wednesday, in protest at an emergency decree issued by the government that could potentially free many officials jailed for corruption. These are the largest demonstrations in the country since the fall of communist rule in 1989. Why is this matter so important? Romania is a country where...

    Hungarian Leader Calls For Improved EU-Russia Ties During Putin Visit
    Feb02

    Hungarian Leader Calls For Improved EU-Russia Ties During Putin Visit

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban says he hopes relations between the European Union and Russia will improve in the near future and encouraged all parties to increase cooperation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Intense Fighting Prompts Evacuations In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb02

    Intense Fighting Prompts Evacuations In Eastern Ukraine

    For days, fighting has intensified between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists. Civilians in villages near Luhansk and Donetsk in eastern Ukraine have been bearing the brunt of artillery and rocket battles, prompting evacuations. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service and Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free...

    War is raging in eastern Ukraine
    Feb02

    War is raging in eastern Ukraine

    War returned with a fury four days ago to the eastern Ukrainian city of Avdiyivka. …read more Source: Business...