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    Russia, EU fail to mask divisions on Mogherini visit
    Apr24

    Russia, EU fail to mask divisions on Mogherini visit

    MOSCOW: The top diplomats from Russia and the European Union struggled Monday to overcome deep rifts that have plunged ties to a post-Cold War low despite calling for closer cooperation. In her first official visit to Russia, EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini insisted that cooperation between the sides was “not frozen” but said that...

    Russia vows to get Ukrainian separatists to comply with deal
    Apr24

    Russia vows to get Ukrainian separatists to comply with deal

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has vowed to use Moscow’s influence to get Ukraine’s separatist rebels to comply with a cease-fire deal. Lavrov made the promise at a news conference Monday with EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini after talks in Moscow. An American member of the Organization for Cooperation and Security...

    EU’s Mogherini, on Moscow visit, says bloc’s Russia sanctions to stay
    Apr24

    EU’s Mogherini, on Moscow visit, says bloc’s Russia sanctions to stay

    MOSCOW – The European Union’s top diplomat said on Monday that the bloc wanted better ties with Russia but could not pretend Moscow did not annex Ukraine’s Crimea in 2014 and that EU sanctions would stay in place. Federica Mogherini, on her… …read more Source:...

    Russia says those guilty of death of OSCE member should be found
    Apr24

    Russia says those guilty of death of OSCE member should be found

    MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday the people implicated in the death of an American member of the OSCE mission in eastern Ukraine should be brought to justice. Speaking at a press conference alongside the European… …read more Source:...

    American member of watchdog OSCE killed in Ukraine
    Apr24

    American member of watchdog OSCE killed in Ukraine

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    OilPrice.com: Putin and Erdogan drifting away from the West
    Apr24

    OilPrice.com: Putin and Erdogan drifting away from the West

    OilPrice.com: Political and economic developments in the European Union, Turkey and Russia are cumulatively aiding Russian President Vladimir Putin to become an ascending star in the international firmament. In an unexpected twist, the supporting actor in this dramatic ascent is Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a former staunch critic of...

    American OSCE monitor killed in rebel east Ukraine
    Apr24

    American OSCE monitor killed in rebel east Ukraine

    KIEV: An American monitor with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe died after a mission patrol vehicle hit a landmine in the Russian-backed separatist east, eliciting sharp words towards Moscow from US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday. It marked the first loss for the security body’s Special Monitoring Mission...

    American OSCE monitor killed in rebel east Ukraine after vehicle hits landmine
    Apr24

    American OSCE monitor killed in rebel east Ukraine after vehicle hits landmine

    An American monitor with the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe died after a mission patrol vehicle hit a landmine in the Russian-backed separatist east, eliciting sharp words towards Moscow from US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. It marked the first loss for the security body’s Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) since...

    American OSCE monitor killed in rebel east Ukraine
    Apr24

    American OSCE monitor killed in rebel east Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine – An American monitor with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) died after a mission patrol vehicle hit a landmine in the Russian-backed separatist east, eliciting sharp words towards Moscow from US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday, April 23. It marked the first … …read more Source:...

    Russia’s actions in Ukraine ‘obstacle’ to improved relations – U.S.
    Apr24

    Russia’s actions in Ukraine ‘obstacle’ to improved relations – U.S.

    WASHINGTON, DC, USA – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone conversation on Sunday, April 23, with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Moscow’s actions in eastern Ukraine remain an obstacle to improved US-Russian ties, the State Department said. “Secretary Tillerson phoned Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko today to...

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