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    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...

    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”...

    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:...

    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...

    Trump and Poroshenko  have phone conversation
    Feb10

    Trump and Poroshenko have phone conversation

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – The presidents of the United States and Ukraine had a telephone conversation on Saturday, February 4, discussing several topics, including the ongoing war in Ukraine’s east. A readout of the call released by the White House, Office of the Press Secretary, reported: “President Donald J. Trump just had [5 p.m. Saturday] a...

    If Trump hands over Ukraine, he will make Russia great again
    Feb10

    If Trump hands over Ukraine, he will make Russia great again

    Moscow seems to be offering little of substance in exchange for the U.S. renouncing Ukraine and Crimea, all of the post-Soviet space and more. Over the course of the past month, President Donald Trump significantly (by over 25 percent) surpassed President Vladimir Putin by the number of citations he has garnered in the Russian media. […]...

    Ukrainian Caucus co-chairs condemn escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb10

    Ukrainian Caucus co-chairs condemn escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – The co-chairs of the Congressional Ukrainian Caucus, Reps. Andy Harris (R-Md.), Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.) and Sander Levin (D-Mich.), on February 2 issued a statement on the escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine. They wrote: “We call on Russia-controlled separatists to immediately stop the violence in...