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    An on-the-ground look at the deadly surge of violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    An on-the-ground look at the deadly surge of violence in eastern Ukraine

    The town of Avdiivka has been hit hard this week as pro-Russian rebels battle government forces. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Russian chief rabbi, Reform dissident in London for event for ex-Soviet Jews
    Feb03

    Russian chief rabbi, Reform dissident in London for event for ex-Soviet Jews

    LONDON (JTA) — Hundreds of Russian-speaking Jews from across Western Europe convened in the British capital for a conference on learning whose organizers at the Limmud FSU group said was the largest of its kind. The weekend event — the first entry into Western Europe by the Limmud FSU group for Russian-speaking Jews in the former Soviet Union and...

    Civilians caught in eastern Ukraine cross-fire
    Feb03

    Civilians caught in eastern Ukraine cross-fire

    AVDIIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — International monitors on Friday strongly urged the warring sides in eastern Ukraine to silence their guns as heavy… …read more Source:...

    Trump Urged to Provide Defensive Weapons to Ukraine
    Feb03

    Trump Urged to Provide Defensive Weapons to Ukraine

    President Donald Trump is being pressed by Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) to send defensive weapons to Ukrainian forces fighting pro-Russian separatists, following a spike in violence in Ukraine’s east. McCain wrote a letter to Trump on Wednesday, urging the new president to provide lethal defensive aid to Ukraine and asserting that Russia...

    OSCE Calls On Both Sides To Pull Back In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    OSCE Calls On Both Sides To Pull Back In Eastern Ukraine

    The group monitoring the conflict in eastern Ukraine has made an urgent appeal to both sides to stop shelling and honor the ceasefire agreed in 2015, after this week’s sharp escalation in the conflict. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    THE TRUMP WAY OF WAR
    Feb03

    THE TRUMP WAY OF WAR

    Originally published by the Jerusalem Post. The PLO is disoriented, panicked and hysterical. Speaking to Newsweek this week, Saeb Erekat, PLO chief Mahmoud Abbas’s chief conduit to Israel and the Americans, complained that since President Donald Trump was sworn into office, no administration official had spoken to them. “I don’t know...

    Trump ambassador hits Russia over Ukraine
    Feb03

    Trump ambassador hits Russia over Ukraine

    The US ambassador to the United Nations offered a strong condemnation of Russia in her first appearance at the UN Security Council on Thursday, calling on Moscow to de-escalate violence in eastern Ukraine and saying that US sanctions against Moscow would remain in place until it withdraws from Crimea. …read more Source:...

    ‘Our tanks are ready’: Ukraine braces for an escalation in war
    Feb03

    ‘Our tanks are ready’: Ukraine braces for an escalation in war

    Violence is bubbling over in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Business...

    Nikki Haley Delivers Strong Condemnation of Russian Actions in Ukraine
    Feb03

    Nikki Haley Delivers Strong Condemnation of Russian Actions in Ukraine

    Nikki Haley, the newly appointed U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, strong condemned Russia on Thursday for supporting separatists in eastern Ukraine amid increased violence in the country. Haley made her first appearance at the U.N. Security Council and did not hold back in threatening to hold Russia accountable by keeping sanctions in...

    Krugman Divulges What Trump’s Unhinged Phone Calls With Foreign Leaders Really Mean
    Feb03

    Krugman Divulges What Trump’s Unhinged Phone Calls With Foreign Leaders Really Mean

    Click here for reuse options! How would you handle it if you had an employee behaving this erratically? Two weeks into the Trump presidency and Paul Krugman, is already at wit’s end. “America and the world can’t take much more of this,” Krugman writes in Friday’s column.While thoughtful people have been worried about...