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Trump Asks Flynn to Resign; US Says Russian Cruise Missile Violates Treaty; Protesters Ring St. Isaac’s

February 14, 2017

LIVE UPDATES: President Donald Trump has asked national security advisor Michael Flynn to resign after FBI intercepts of his conversations with the Russian ambassador to the US indicated he gave “incomplete information” and withheld that the lifting of sanctions were discussed. The US says a Russian cruise missile is in violation of a 1987 arms-control […]

1 Separatist Fighter Killed; 1 Ukrainian Soldier Wounded Near Avdeyevka; 67 Attacks by Russia-Backed Forces

Ukraine Day 1092: LIVE UPDATES BELOW. Ministry of Defense spokesman Colonel Oleksandr Motuzyanyk said that a Ukrainian soldier was wounded near Avdeyevka, to the north of Donetsk, which has seen intense fighting in the last two weeks. A separatist fighter was also killed today. Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. […]

Despite Legal Uncertainties, Navalny Vows to Continue Presidential Campaign, But Federal Law Not on His Side

February 10, 2017

Supporters of opposition leader Alexey Navalny have debated the Constitutional interpretation of Russian law that might allow him to run for president despite his recent criminal conviction. But federal law is not on his side.

3 Turkish Soldiers Killed by Russian Fighter Jet During Joint Mission; Putin Expresses ‘Condolences’ to Erdogan

February 9, 2017

Three Turkish soldiers were killed as a result of a strike by Russian fighter jets in the area of the Syria city of Al-Bab during a joint mission. President Vladimir Putin has expressed condolences to Prime Minister Recep Erdogan.

Latest Bulletin on Kara-Murza, Jr: Stable But Serious Condition, Heart Improved; Law-Enforcers Confirm Poison Diagnosis

February 7, 2017

LIVE UPDATES: Vladimir Kara-Murza, Jr., journalist and activist in the Russian opposition remains in serious condition on life support with the same symptoms as his poisoning in 2015. The previous issue is here. Recent Analysis and Translations: ‘Hybrid Cyberwars’: Are the Russian Hackers’ Arrests About American or Internal Russian issues? Don’t Forget About ‘Soft Power’ […]