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    The Ukraine-Russia Conflict: A Way Forward
    Feb02

    The Ukraine-Russia Conflict: A Way Forward

    Matthew Rojansky Security, Eurasia Washington cannot afford to miss this window of opportunity. On November 14, 2016, the International Criminal Court issued a preliminary finding endorsing Ukraine’s claims that Russia had committed acts of aggression against its territory, citizens and infrastructure. Ukrainians, who for more than two...

    Ukraine: US will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea
    Feb02

    Ukraine: US will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Ukraine’s U.N. envoy says U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has confirmed the Trump administration fully supports his country’s territorial integrity and independence and will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Volodymyr Yelchenko told reporters Wednesday that Haley also confirmed in their “very good”...

    US flirts with softer stance on Russia’s conduct in Ukraine
    Feb02

    US flirts with softer stance on Russia’s conduct in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday maintained a low-key approach to the latest flare-up of violence in eastern Ukraine, where… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: US will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea
    Feb02

    Ukraine: US will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea

    Ukraine’s U.N. envoy says U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has confirmed the Trump administration fully supports his country’s territorial integrity and independence and will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Volodymyr … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    US Flirts With Softer Stance on Russia’s Conduct in Ukraine
    Feb02

    US Flirts With Softer Stance on Russia’s Conduct in Ukraine

    The Trump administration on Wednesday maintained a low-key approach to the latest flare-up of violence in eastern Ukraine, where the government accuses Russian-backed forces of stepping up attacks. The restrained tone may reflect the start of a new U.S. approach to dealing with Russia’s cross-border activity, even as top U.S. officials are...

    Ukraine: US will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea
    Feb02

    Ukraine: US will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea

    Ukraine’s U.N. envoy says U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has confirmed the Trump administration fully supports his country’s territorial integrity and independence and will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Volodymyr … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    A ‘Humanitarian Disaster’: Thousands of Civilians Caught in the Crossfire as the War in Ukraine Escalates
    Feb02

    A ‘Humanitarian Disaster’: Thousands of Civilians Caught in the Crossfire as the War in Ukraine Escalates

    KYIV, Ukraine—Artillery and rockets have been raining down on the front-line town of Avdiivka in eastern Ukraine since Sunday, leaving 16,000 civilians, including 2,000 children, without heat, electricity, or clean water as temperatures dipped to 20 degrees below zero Celsius, or about minus 4 Fahrenheit. “[The] recent intensification of...

    The Wednesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories
    Feb02

    The Wednesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

    Highlights from the news file for Wednesday, Feb. 1 ——— TRUDEAU ABANDONS PROMISE TO CHANGE VOTING SYSTEM: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is abandoning his long-held promise to change the way Canadians vote in federal elections — an about-face that has opposition rivals seeing red. In a mandate letter for newly appointed Democratic Institutions...

    Group calls for cease-fire amid upsurge in Ukraine fighting
    Feb02

    Group calls for cease-fire amid upsurge in Ukraine fighting

    By INNA VARENYTSIA and JIM HEINTZ AVDIIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — Freezing residents of an eastern Ukraine town battered by an upsurge in fighting between government troops and Russia-backed rebels flocked to a humanitarian aid center Wednesday to receive food and warm up. Heavy fighting around government-held Avdiivka, just north of the...

    Trump White House issues muted response to renewed violence in Ukraine
    Feb01

    Trump White House issues muted response to renewed violence in Ukraine

    Evgeniy Maloletka/AP WASHINGTON – The Trump administration on Wednesday maintained a low-key approach to the latest flare-up of violence in eastern Ukraine, where the government accuses Russian-backed forces of stepping up attacks. The restrained tone may reflect the start of a new U.S. approach to dealing with Russia’s cross-border...