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    Trump urges peace between Russia, Ukraine
    May12

    Trump urges peace between Russia, Ukraine

    Donald Trump on Thursday urged Russia and Ukraine to “make peace,” in a tweet accompanied by two photos of the US president posing with top diplomats from the rival countries. The post Trump urges peace between Russia, Ukraine appeared first on Inquirer News. …read more Source: The Philippine Daily...

    Ex-Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev; Ukraine blames Russia
    Mar23

    Ex-Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev; Ukraine blames Russia

    KIEV, Ukraine — A former Russian lawmaker who became a vociferous critic of Moscow following his recent move to Ukraine was shot and killed Thursday in Kiev, prompting harsh words between the two neighboring countries. Denis Voronenkov, who had testified to Ukrainian investigators and criticized Russian policies after his move to Kiev last fall,...

    Trump welcomes Merkel to White House for high stakes visit
    Mar17

    Trump welcomes Merkel to White House for high stakes visit

    WASHINGTON, DC) — It was all smiles as President Donald Trump welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House on Friday, their first personal encounter since he frequently criticized her during the 2016 presidential campaign. Their agenda included discussions on strengthening NATO, fighting the Islamic State group and resolving...

    Russia-backed rebels take over factories, mines in Ukraine
    Mar01

    Russia-backed rebels take over factories, mines in Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Russian-backed rebels are taking over scores of factories and mines in eastern Ukraine, many of them belonging to a tycoon whose foundation has been the largest provider of humanitarian aid to a war-battered population. The moves announced Wednesday by the rebels came after a weekslong blockade of the east by Ukrainian nationalists and...

    Trump under fire for saying he respects ‘killer’ Putin
    Feb06

    Trump under fire for saying he respects ‘killer’ Putin

    President Donald Trump drew fire from Republicans and Democrats alike Sunday, after he defended a softer stance on Russia, playing down political assassinations and Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. The post Trump under fire for saying he respects ‘killer’ Putin appeared first on Inquirer News. …read more Source: The Philippine...

    NATO issues dire Ukraine warning as 19 die in fighting
    Feb02

    NATO issues dire Ukraine warning as 19 die in fighting

    The head of NATO warned on Wednesday that Ukraine faced its worst violence “in a long time” as global alarm rang out over a spike in bloodshed that has killed 19 people in the European Union’s backyard. The post NATO issues dire Ukraine warning as 19 die in fighting appeared first on Inquirer News. …read more Source: The...

    Group calls for cease-fire amid upsurge in Ukraine fighting
    Feb01

    Group calls for cease-fire amid upsurge in Ukraine fighting

    AVDIIVKA, Ukraine — Freezing residents of an eastern Ukraine town battered by an upsurge in fighting between government troops and Russia-backed rebels flocked to a humanitarian aid center Wednesday to receive food and warm up. Heavy fighting around government-held Avdiivka, just north of the rebel-stronghold city of Donetsk, began over the...

    State Department: 35 Russian diplomats leave US
    Jan01

    State Department: 35 Russian diplomats leave US

    WASHINGTON — The State Department is confirming that the 35 Russian diplomats President Barack Obama ordered out of the country have departed the United States. Obama expelled the diplomats, saying they were really spies, and ordered new sanctions on Russian spy agencies for alleged Russian hacking of political sites during the presidential...

    Teacher held for trying to sell schoolgirl, 13
    Nov24

    Teacher held for trying to sell schoolgirl, 13

    A school teacher on Wednesday appeared in court in Ukraine after allegedly trying to sell a 13-year-old schoolgirl under her care for more than $10,000. The post Teacher held for trying to sell schoolgirl, 13 appeared first on Inquirer News. …read more Source: The Philippine Daily...

    Obama, Putin discuss Syria, Ukraine at APEC Summit
    Nov20

    Obama, Putin discuss Syria, Ukraine at APEC Summit

    LIMA, Peru — The White House said on Sunday that President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed Syria and Ukraine during a four-minute conversation at the start of a summit in Peru. A White House description of the meeting said that after exchanging pleasantries, Obama encouraged Putin to uphold his country’s...

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