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    As Moscow Advances, U.S. Allies Look Warily to Trump for Clarity
    Feb16

    As Moscow Advances, U.S. Allies Look Warily to Trump for Clarity

    The coup was planned for election day. Wearing fake police uniforms and armed with assault rifles, more than a dozen Kremlin-linked plotters were allegedly preparing to storm the parliament of the tiny Balkan nation of Montenegro and assassinate its Prime Minister. Their goal, according to the government’s investigators, was to stop the...

    Ukraine’s president vows to resume coal supply from east
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s president vows to resume coal supply from east

    Ukraine’s president has pledged to resume coal supplies from separatist-controlled parts of the country. Fighting in Ukraine’s industrial east between government troops and Russia-backed rebels has killed more than 9,800 … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Russia And Trump News: US, Russia Military Generals To Meet In Azerbaijan
    Feb16

    Russia And Trump News: US, Russia Military Generals To Meet In Azerbaijan

    U.S. Marine Corps General and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Joseph Dunford will meet with the chief of the Russian General Staff, Valery Gerasimov, on Thursday in Azerbaijan, the Pentagon said Wednesday. This is the first meeting between the military heads of the two countries since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Crimean Journalist’s Trial To Start In Simferopol
    Feb16

    Crimean Journalist’s Trial To Start In Simferopol

    Ukrainian journalist Mykola Semena, an RFE/RL contributor accused of separatism in the Russian-controlled Ukrainian region of Crimea, is preparing to face trial. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, February 16, 2017
    Feb16

    The Morning Vertical, February 16, 2017

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

    Just give Donald Trump a chance, they said: Robyn Urback
    Feb16

    Just give Donald Trump a chance, they said: Robyn Urback

    During the period between Donald Trump’s election win and his inauguration, the world’s sweet optimists urged skeptical Americans to “give Donald Trump a chance.” Yes, they granted, he wasn’t exactly well versed on global affairs, stumbling over questions about the nuclear triad, whether Russia under Vladimir Putin had actually...

    Fake News, Fake Ukrainians: How Russians Tilted a Dutch Vote
    Feb16

    Fake News, Fake Ukrainians: How Russians Tilted a Dutch Vote

    With Europe facing critical elections, fears of Russian meddling are high. Many officials say the first test comes in March in the Netherlands. …read more Source: The New York...

    Should Jeff Sessions Recuse Himself From the Russia Inquiries?
    Feb16

    Should Jeff Sessions Recuse Himself From the Russia Inquiries?

    Senate Democrats are calling for Attorney General Sessions to recuse himself from reported inquiries into contacts between former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and the Trump campaign’s contacts with Russia, but legal experts also say that Sessions’ closeness to President Trump raises questions about his ability to be...

    Trump’s secretary of state faces questions on first trip
    Feb16

    Trump’s secretary of state faces questions on first trip

    On his first overseas trip as America’s top diplomat this week, Tillerson will face a blizzard of questions about the Trump administration’s foreign policy from nervous Asian and European allies. President Donald Trump chose Tillerson for the job in part because of his business experience and relationship with Russia while he was CEO...

    Dunford to speak with Russia’s top general in first such meeting since 2014
    Feb16

    Dunford to speak with Russia’s top general in first such meeting since 2014

    Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will meet with the top Russian military officer this week, in the first encounter between the two countries’ leading generals since Russia’s intervention in Ukraine and its annexation of Crimea in 2014. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...