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    Trump and Merkel discussed by phone a peaceful solution of Donbas crisis
    Apr25

    Trump and Merkel discussed by phone a peaceful solution of Donbas crisis

    U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed by phone a peaceful solution of the Donbas conflict, according to the White House. ”The President also reaffirmed our support for German- and French-led efforts to negotiate a peaceful settlement to the conflict in Ukraine on the basis of the Minsk agreements,” the...

    Gazprom`s western partners agree Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline financing – Reuters
    Apr24

    Gazprom`s western partners agree Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline financing – Reuters

    Western partners of Russian gas giant Gazprom agreed on Monday on financing the 9.5-billion euro Nord Stream 2 pipeline, removing a key hurdle for the Russian plan to pump more gas to Europe, according to Reuters. At a signing ceremony in Paris, Uniper, Wintershall, Shell, OMV and Engie agreed to each loan 10 percent of the cost of the venture,...

    U.S. not to lift sanctions against Russia until Minsk accords implemented – Tillerson
    Apr24

    U.S. not to lift sanctions against Russia until Minsk accords implemented – Tillerson

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson phoned Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday to discuss his recent trip to Moscow and his message to the Russian leadership, the U.S. Department of State said in a press release. Although the United States is interested in improving relations with Russia, Russia`s actions in eastern Ukraine remain an...

    Mogherini in Moscow says EU doesn’t recognize Crimea annexation but Russian foreign Minister considers Crimea Crisis like Falkland Islands issue
    Apr24

    Mogherini in Moscow says EU doesn’t recognize Crimea annexation but Russian foreign Minister considers Crimea Crisis like Falkland Islands issue

    The European Union does not recognize the annexation in Crimea, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said at a joint press conference in Moscow with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Monday. See also: Russian aggression against Ukraine, international law and global security: 25 key theses ”We also...

    EU sanctions against Russia should be long-term – Mingarelli
    Apr24

    EU sanctions against Russia should be long-term – Mingarelli

    Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine Hugues Mingarelli has said that EU sanctions against Russia should be long-term in order to reduce Moscow`s military aggression, according to an UNIAN correspondent. Speaking at an international roundtable in Kyiv, he said that the EU should act in line with its basic values and introduce...

    French elections: Macron`s headquarters denies accreditation to Russian propagandists from Sputnik and Russia Today
    Apr24

    French elections: Macron`s headquarters denies accreditation to Russian propagandists from Sputnik and Russia Today

    Headquarters of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has denied accreditation to propaganda-spreading Russian TV channels Sputnik and RT, Russian media reported. In addition to the said TV channels, accreditation was also denied to Ruptly video news agency. As reported, the security denied entry to Macron`s headquarters to RT reporters,...

    President of PACE explains his visit to Syria with Russian Duma delegation
    Apr24

    President of PACE explains his visit to Syria with Russian Duma delegation

    Pedro Agramunt, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), has for the first time addressed the issue of his recent visit to Syria together with the deputies of the Russian State Duma, according to Europeiska Pravda. Agramunt noted that it was his private visit, not related to his position of PACE chief, at the same...

    Templeton`s Hasenstab winds down $7 bln Ukraine bond bet – Bloomberg
    Apr24

    Templeton`s Hasenstab winds down $7 bln Ukraine bond bet – Bloomberg

    Franklin Templeton bond chief Michael Hasenstab is pulling back from one of his most contrarian bets of the past decade, according to Bloomberg. ”Holdings in Ukrainian sovereign debt in the flagship $40 billion Templeton Global Bond Fund he manages have dropped by half in the past year to about $1.2 billion, or 3 percent of the total portfolio,...

    OSCE SMM to continue its work in Donbas – OSCE Special Monitoring Mission Chief
    Apr24

    OSCE SMM to continue its work in Donbas – OSCE Special Monitoring Mission Chief

    The Special Monitoring Mission will continue to fulhttp://uaposition.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=219204&action=edit&message=1#fill its mandate in eastern Ukraine and calls for an investigation to hold accountable those responsible for the tragic incident involving the OSCE SMM patrol, OSCE Special Monitoring Mission Chief Monitor...

    U.S. State Department comments on deadly incident with OSCE SMM patrol vehicle in Donbas
    Apr24

    U.S. State Department comments on deadly incident with OSCE SMM patrol vehicle in Donbas

    The United States is shocked and deeply saddened by the death of a U.S. citizen serving as a paramedic with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission (SMM), when his vehicle struck an explosive in a militant-controlled controlled area in eastern Ukraine, according to the U.S. Department of State....

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