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    Heavy Fighting Flares Up In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb01

    Heavy Fighting Flares Up In Eastern Ukraine

    AVDIIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — 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 → …read more Source:...

    The Bogus ‘Credibility’ Argument and Hawkish Whining
    Feb01

    The Bogus ‘Credibility’ Argument and Hawkish Whining

    Arthur Herman and Lewis Libby recycle the very tired “credibility” argument once again: In retreating from the Middle East and abandoning Ukraine to Russian aggression, the Obama administration contended America wouldn’t lose prestige around the world. It was wrong. Asian powers, especially China, have noted the U.S. failure to enforce the...

    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. Heavy shelling of government-held Avdiivka, just north of the rebel stronghold city of Donetsk, began over the weekend and...

    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...

    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...

    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:...

    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...

    The Morning Vertical, February 1, 2017
    Feb01

    The Morning Vertical, February 1, 2017

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

    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:...