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    Continued violations of Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb22

    Continued violations of Ukraine ceasefire

    Peace in Eastern Ukraine remains tenuous as a spate of violations of a newly implemented ceasefire continued overnight into Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Russian, Ukrainian tensions evident at UN
    Feb22

    Russian, Ukrainian tensions evident at UN

    The UN Security Council paid public tribute to late Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin on Tuesday — but tensions simmered behind the scenes, as Ukraine blocked a more formal statement of condolences. …read more Source:...

    The Daily Vertical: The Human Cost Of Putin’s War
    Feb22

    The Daily Vertical: The Human Cost Of Putin’s War

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Will New National Security Adviser McMaster Clash with Donald Trump on Russia?
    Feb22

    Will New National Security Adviser McMaster Clash with Donald Trump on Russia?

    McMaster has said that “Russia’s invasion of Ukraine” in 2014 marked the end of the post-Cold War “holiday from history.” …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, February 22, 2017
    Feb22

    The Morning Vertical, February 22, 2017

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

    Chrystia Freeland’s Kremlin ban is a badge of honour
    Feb22

    Chrystia Freeland’s Kremlin ban is a badge of honour

    Our Foreign Affairs Minister, Chrystia Freeland, will not be sitting down for borscht and blini in Russia any time soon. Maybe never. She holds a rare ministerial distinction. She’s banned from that land. She was blacklisted three years ago, along with 12 other Canadians, in retaliation for sanctions imposed in response to Russian...

    Russia Detains 11 Crimean Tatars
    Feb22

    Russia Detains 11 Crimean Tatars

    The Russian authorities in the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea have sentenced 10 Crimean Tatars to five days of administrative arrest after convicting them of holding an illegal public gathering. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Thousands March In Kyiv To Honor 2014 Maidan And Challenge Government
    Feb22

    Thousands March In Kyiv To Honor 2014 Maidan And Challenge Government

    Thousands of activists are marching in Kyiv to honor protesters who were killed during the pro-European Maidan demonstrations in 2013-14 and to challenge the government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine lawmaker who aided Trump associates on pact faces treason inquiry
    Feb22

    Ukraine lawmaker who aided Trump associates on pact faces treason inquiry

    Prosecutors in Ukraine are investigating whether a member of Parliament committed treason by working with two associates of President Donald Trump’s to promote a plan for settling Ukraine’s conflicts with Russia. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Monitor Says Ukraine Cease-Fire, Weapons Withdrawal Not Being Honored
    Feb22

    Monitor Says Ukraine Cease-Fire, Weapons Withdrawal Not Being Honored

    The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said there are still “significant” violations of the cease-fire in Ukraine and “no evidence” that either side is withdrawing heavy weapons from the front line as agreed last week. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...