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    Contact group on Ukraine signs Normandy 4 document
    Feb12

    Contact group on Ukraine signs Normandy 4 document

    Leader of the self-proclaimed republic of Donetsk Alexander Zakharchenko expressed hope that the abovementioned document will “stop the armed conflict and will allow the republics of Donetsk and Lugansk focus on peaceful construction for the benefit of the people.” He thanked President of Russia Vladimir Putin, President of France Francois...

    ‘One-sided Minsk deal avoids key issue of Ukraine conflict and asks nothing of Vladimir Putin’
    Feb12

    ‘One-sided Minsk deal avoids key issue of Ukraine conflict and asks nothing of Vladimir Putin’

    Analysis: Emerging agreement appears to meet few of Ukraine’s demands and at best will merely freeze conflict when the advantage lies with Russia-backed separatists …read more Source: The...

    Putin must be held to his word, but the west has to tread carefully | Angus Roxburgh
    Feb12

    Putin must be held to his word, but the west has to tread carefully | Angus Roxburgh

    The Russian president won’t drop his military support of the rebels if he knows the west is arming Ukraine – quite the oppositeVladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko could scarcely muster a handshake at the beginning of the peace talks in Minsk, and the fact that the negotiations went on through the night suggests they both had to be...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Sign Roadmap for Implementation of Minsk Agreement
    Feb12

    Pro-Russian Rebels Sign Roadmap for Implementation of Minsk Agreement

    Kiev and the pro-Russian rebels have signed a roadmap for the implementation of the ceasefire drafted during the marathon 17-hour talks in Minsk, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko.Poroshenko, as cited by AFP and The Telegraph, informed that the contact group had signed a document that had...

    Foreign Minister Mitov hopes future agreement with Minsk to be strictly observed
    Feb12

    Foreign Minister Mitov hopes future agreement with Minsk to be strictly observed

    Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov commented that there is serious hope that the agreement reached in Minsk can help find a solution of the crisis in the Ukraine. The most important thing is to stop military actions. Minister Daniel Mitov and the head of the EC representation in Bulgaria Ognian Vladev took part in a discussion on the role of...

    EU summit start delayed due to Minsk talks, says spokesman [Update]
    Feb12

    EU summit start delayed due to Minsk talks, says spokesman [Update]

    A European Union summit in Brussels on Thursday has been delayed because of marathon Ukraine peace talks involving the French, German and Ukrainian leaders, a spokesman for EU president Donald Tusk said. …read more Source:...

    Straujuma and Tusk: peace should finally be restored in Ukraine
    Feb12

    Straujuma and Tusk: peace should finally be restored in Ukraine

    Today in Brussels, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma, during the meeting with President of the European Council Donald Tusk, expressed hope that the Minsk negotiations on the solution to the military conflict in Ukraine will end with the result that will allow for termination of the armed conflict and further negotiations by diplomatic means with...

    Live blog: EU summit
    Feb12

    Live blog: EU summit

    European leaders are meeting in Brussels today (12 February) to try to hash out solutions to a triumvirate of problems plaguing the European Union – terrorism, the spectre of Greece leaving the eurozone and the deteriorating situation in Greece. Scroll down for live updates and video from the summit. Last night a meeting of eurozone finance...

    Poroshenko – Russian position at the summit "unacceptable."
    Feb12

    Poroshenko – Russian position at the summit "unacceptable."

    Author(s): Dan Alexe Poproshenko Merkel.jpg Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said there is “no good news” so far at marathon Minsk peace talks aimed at ending the fighting in eastern Ukraine and that the Russian position at the summit is “unacceptable.” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko also said the talks in Minsk...

    US must cede to European leadership | Die Zeit – Germany
    Feb12

    US must cede to European leadership | Die Zeit – Germany

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