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Several killed amid surge in violence in Ukraine
May22

Several killed amid surge in violence in Ukraine

Eastern Ukraine has experienced what’s seen as its worst surge in violence so far this year. Both Kyiv and separatist factions blamed each other for killing civilians and soldiers. …read more Source: Deutsche...

Putin and Merkel defend Nord Stream pipeline
May19

Putin and Merkel defend Nord Stream pipeline

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel put on a rare show of unity Friday defending the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, criticised by Ukraine and threatened by US sanctions. …read more Source: The Local...

Germany’s Angela Merkel meets Russia’s Vladimir Putin
May18

Germany’s Angela Merkel meets Russia’s Vladimir Putin

The two leaders discussed Syria, the conflict in Ukraine, the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, the Iran nuclear deal. Merkel was critical on press and cultural freedom, and a ceasefire breach in Ukraine. …read more Source: Deutsche...

Merkel arrives in Russia for talks with Putin about Iran, Ukraine and energy
May18

Merkel arrives in Russia for talks with Putin about Iran, Ukraine and energy

Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Friday, as Moscow and Europe make rare joint efforts to save the Iran nuclear deal. …read more Source: The Local...

Merkel-Putin talks: Russia keen to find common ground
May18

Merkel-Putin talks: Russia keen to find common ground

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to discuss the Iran nuclear accord, as well as the wars in Syria and Ukraine with Russia’s Vladimir Putin. Merkel is one of the few leaders Putin “takes seriously” analysts told DW. …read more Source: Deutsche...

Poland busts Russian ‘hybrid warfare’ ring
May18

Poland busts Russian ‘hybrid warfare’ ring

The group was allegedly attempting to exacerbate tensions with Ukraine and promote the Kremlin’s interests. Several Western nations have accused Russia of similar tactics. …read more Source: Deutsche...

Can Germany broker a Russia-Ukraine deal on Nord Stream 2?
May16

Can Germany broker a Russia-Ukraine deal on Nord Stream 2?

Berlin and Moscow both support building the controversial gas pipeline, but Kyiv is opposed. Economy minister Peter Altmaier is commuting between capitals to find a compromise. Miodrag Soric reports from Moscow. …read more Source: Deutsche...

Ukraine raids Kyiv office of Russian news agency
May16

Ukraine raids Kyiv office of Russian news agency

Ukraine’s state security agency has raided the offices of a Russian state-owned media outlet in Kyiv. Security agents also arrested a Ukrainian born Russian journalist, accusing him of treason. …read more Source: Deutsche...

Russia-Crimea bridge to be opened by Vladimir Putin
May15

Russia-Crimea bridge to be opened by Vladimir Putin

The controversial Crimean Bridge has been finished six months early and will link Russia’s southern Krasnodar region with the Crimean city of Kerch. The massive bridge will help reduce Crimea’s reliance on sea transport. …read more Source: Deutsche...

Merkel blasts breaches of Ukraine truce
May12

Merkel blasts breaches of Ukraine truce

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said she was deeply concerned by repeated breaches of a ceasefire between government forces and Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Local...

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