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    Funeral Of Separatist Commander In Donetsk Draws Big Crowd
    Feb10

    Funeral Of Separatist Commander In Donetsk Draws Big Crowd

    A large crowd has turned out for the funeral of an assassinated separatist commander in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Stops Funding Magazine Critical Of Russia
    Feb10

    Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Stops Funding Magazine Critical Of Russia

    Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, a U.S. government-funded news organization, has cut funding for The Interpreter magazine, an online publication that has critically covered Russia. Michael Weiss, a Daily Beast senior editor who also serves as editor-in-chief of The Interpreter, told The Huffington Post that RFE/RL’s management made the...

    Trump Expresses Support For Ukraine In Letter To Lithuanian Leader
    Feb10

    Trump Expresses Support For Ukraine In Letter To Lithuanian Leader

    U.S. President Donald Trump has expressed support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity in a letter to the president of Lithuania, which has often backed Ukraine in its disputes with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Democrats and Republicans agree Trump needs “guardrails” on Russia
    Feb10

    Democrats and Republicans agree Trump needs “guardrails” on Russia

    House Democrats and Republicans don’t agree on much, but as National Security Advisor Michael Flynn puts the Trump administration’s relationship with Russia back in the spotlight, a push to limit the president’s ability to conduct diplomacy with Russia is under way in the House. On Wednesday, a bipartisan group of Senators...

    Ukraine Wants to Make Le Pen Relax Russia Support
    Feb10

    Ukraine Wants to Make Le Pen Relax Russia Support

    Kiev says it will also approach other presidential candidates. …read more Source:...

    Putin hails Slovenia’s offer to host his meeting with Trump
    Feb10

    Putin hails Slovenia’s offer to host his meeting with Trump

    In recent years, Russia-U.S. relations have plunged to post-Cold war lows over the Ukrainian crisis, the war in Syria and the allegations of Russia hacking of the Democrats in the U.S. presidential election. Speaking in a conference call with reporters, Peskov pointed to a “certain break in dialogue on strategic security issues”...

    Family life amid the shelling in eastern Ukraine’s warzone
    Feb10

    Family life amid the shelling in eastern Ukraine’s warzone

    Mariika Savkevich plays her family’s old upright piano with practiced skill and intensity, her music defying the war that is being fought just down the road. …read more Source:...

    Russian troops are preparing for a “time of war”
    Feb10

    Russian troops are preparing for a “time of war”

    Russian troops have been preparing for “a time of war” this week. At the direction of President Vladimir Putin, more than 45,000 troops have been taking part in a series of military manoeuvres to test how prepared the country’s army is for future combat. However one expert in Russian military warns that the true motivation behind the attack...

    Russia: Prospect of extending nuclear treaty with US will ‘depend on the position of our American partners’
    Feb10

    Russia: Prospect of extending nuclear treaty with US will ‘depend on the position of our American partners’

    Russia-U.S. relations have been strained over the Ukrainian crisis, the war in Syria and allegations of Russia hacking in the U.S. presidential election. …read more Source: Business...

    Merkel-Poroshenko meeting shows deep freeze of “Normandy” format negotiations
    Feb10

    Merkel-Poroshenko meeting shows deep freeze of “Normandy” format negotiations

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel received Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on January 30, in Berlin, for an “exchange of views” on the “conflict in Ukraine,” “the peace process and the implementation of the Minsk armistice” (Bundeslanzlerin.de, January 27, 30). Those code words are widely used in Western Europe to avoid designating that...