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    Separatist Commander Assassinated in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb08

    Separatist Commander Assassinated in Eastern Ukraine

    Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine say one of their most prominent warlords has been assassinated …read more Source: ABC...

    Separatist commander assassinated in eastern Ukraine
    Feb08

    Separatist commander assassinated in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine say one of their most prominent warlords has been assassinated.Rebels’ Donets News Agency said… …read more Source:...

    Separatist Commander ‘Givi’ Killed In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb08

    Separatist Commander ‘Givi’ Killed In Eastern Ukraine

    A separatist commander in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk has been assassinated, the Russia-backed separatists say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why ‘America First’ Resonates
    Feb08

    Why ‘America First’ Resonates

    What kind of foreign policy would emerge in America if it were crafted and sustained strictly by U.S. public opinion? We can’t know precisely, because we can’t sit down with the American people and ask them in a way that allows for give and take and for probing the thinking behind the various responses. But we do have polls, and they...

    Ukraine needs to enforce US sanctions on Iran
    Feb08

    Ukraine needs to enforce US sanctions on Iran

    The Ukrainian State Border Guard seized anti-tank missile components, reportedly the AT-4 Spigot, destined for Iran on Jan. 19. The weapons were concealed in the cargo section of a UM Airlines flight from Kiev to Tehran. Ukraine deserves praise for… …read more Source: The...

    Wife Says Gravely Ill Putin Critic Was Poisoned
    Feb08

    Wife Says Gravely Ill Putin Critic Was Poisoned

    The wife of Russian journalist Vladimir Kara-Murza, a prominent opposition activist and Kremlin critic, says “acute poisoning” has left her husband gravely ill in a Moscow hospital. Yevgenia Kara-Murza said Tuesday that doctors told her “an unidentified substance” caused massive organ failure in her husband last week. The...

    NATO Troops Deploy in Lithuania, Underscoring Commitment to Defense
    Feb08

    NATO Troops Deploy in Lithuania, Underscoring Commitment to Defense

    Germany and NATO on Tuesday underscored their commitment to beefing up the defense of eastern Europe’s border with Russia as the first of four new battalions under the North Atlantic alliance’s banner arrived in Lithuania. In moves agreed last year under former U.S. President Barack Obama, NATO is expanding its presence in the region...

    Defence minister hints at new money for military after meeting U.S. counterpart
    Feb08

    Defence minister hints at new money for military after meeting U.S. counterpart

    OTTAWA — Canada’s defence minister is hinting at new money for the military following a much-anticipated meeting with his U.S. counterpart in Washington this week. But Harjit Sajjan says what’s equally important is what countries do with their military, a line successive federal governments have used to fend of criticism of...

    Ukraine Central Bank Presses for Exit of Kremlin-owned Banks
    Feb08

    Ukraine Central Bank Presses for Exit of Kremlin-owned Banks

    The Ukrainian central bank is stepping up efforts to edge Russian state-owned commercial banks out of the local market, though that process should be gradual to avoid disruptions, one of its deputy chiefs said Tuesday. Five Russian state-owned banks operate in Ukraine, including three in the top 20, and they hold a combined market share of 8.6...

    Trump says media ‘doesn’t want to report’ extremist attacks
    Feb07

    Trump says media ‘doesn’t want to report’ extremist attacks

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday accused the media of deliberately minimizing coverage of the threat posed by the Islamic State group, saying news outlets “have their reasons” for not reporting what he described as a “genocide” underway at the hands of the group. The president did not immediately offer evidence...