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    U.S. Defense Chief Says NATO Remains ‘Bedrock’ For U.S., West
    Feb15

    U.S. Defense Chief Says NATO Remains ‘Bedrock’ For U.S., West

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said in Brussels that the NATO alliance “remains a fundamental bedrock for the United States and for all the transatlantic community.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump Blasts Media Over ‘Russian Connection,’ Suggests Obama Was Soft On Moscow
    Feb15

    Trump Blasts Media Over ‘Russian Connection,’ Suggests Obama Was Soft On Moscow

    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on February 15 that “Crimea was taken by Russia” during the administration of his predecessor, Barack Obama, and added: “Was Obama too soft on Russia?” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Why Minsk Failed
    Feb15

    The Daily Vertical: Why Minsk Failed

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

    NATO Meeting Attended By By Mattis To Tackle Defense Spending, Terrorism
    Feb15

    NATO Meeting Attended By By Mattis To Tackle Defense Spending, Terrorism

    NATO defense ministers are expected to discuss defense spending and the fight against terrorism at a Brussels meeting attended for the first time by the new U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rights Group Says Ukraine Separatists Release Russian LGBT Activist, Musician
    Feb14

    Rights Group Says Ukraine Separatists Release Russian LGBT Activist, Musician

    Human rights workers say a Russian LGBT activist and an associate have returned to Russia after they were detained by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    White House: Trump Made It Clear Russia Must ‘Return Crimea’ To Ukraine
    Feb14

    White House: Trump Made It Clear Russia Must ‘Return Crimea’ To Ukraine

    The White House says U.S. President Donald Trump has made it clear that he expects the Russian government to “return” the occupied region of Crimea to Ukraine and to “de-escalate violence” in eastern Ukraine, where Russia-backed separatists have been fighting against Ukrainian government forces for nearly three years....

    Former Lawmaker Who Defected To Ukraine Lambasts Russia
    Feb14

    Former Lawmaker Who Defected To Ukraine Lambasts Russia

    Former Russian State Duma Deputy Denis Voronenkov, who defected to Ukraine last year, has called Russia’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region ” a mistake.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Chief Urges Allies To ‘Keep Up The Momentum’ On Defense Spending
    Feb14

    NATO Chief Urges Allies To ‘Keep Up The Momentum’ On Defense Spending

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has urged member-states to step up defense spending, speaking on the eve of U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis’s first meeting with his 27 counterparts in Brussels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, February 14, 2017
    Feb14

    The Morning Vertical, February 14, 2017

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

    Rights Groups Press Ukraine Separatists Over Missing Russian LGBT Activist, Musician
    Feb13

    Rights Groups Press Ukraine Separatists Over Missing Russian LGBT Activist, Musician

    International rights groups have urged separatist leaders in eastern Ukraine to disclose the location and ensure the safety of a Russian LGBT activist and a fellow performance artist who went missing there two weeks ago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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