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Ukraine Still A Tinderbox

U.S. Troops In Eastern Ukraine Combat Zone Training Ukrainian Forces. http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/4e665f1a-e993-11e4-a687-00144feab7de.html#axzz3YA2sKr5G http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/23/us-ukraine-crisis-russia-usa-idUSKBN0NE1N920150423 Alexei Pushkov, head of the lower house of Parliament's foreign affairs committee and close ally of Vladimir Putin, has been an outspoken critic of Western sanctions on Moscow for its role in Ukraine. He suggested Thursday the worst was over in a crisis between the European Union and Moscow over the conflict in Ukraine and called for better cooperation with Burssels, according to Reuters News sources. According to the Russian Defense Ministry, U.S. troops are now in eastern Ukraine training Ukrainian Defense forces, Reuters recently reported. "U.S. troops are in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine and are training Ukrainian forces," Read more