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    [Ticker] Merkel tells Putin to help tame Ukraine separatists
    Feb08

    [Ticker] Merkel tells Putin to help tame Ukraine separatists

    German chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Vladimir Putin to use his influence over separatists in eastern Ukraine to stop the violence. The pair spoke on the phone on Tuesday and agreed on the need for new ceasefire efforts, a German spokesman said. Both sides in the conflict have blamed each other for a recent upsurge in fighting. …read...

    [Ticker] Trump better than Obama on Ukraine, says Russia’s Lavrov
    Feb08

    [Ticker] Trump better than Obama on Ukraine, says Russia’s Lavrov

    Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has praised US president Trump’s approach to the Ukraine crisis, saying it signalled an improvement from his predecessor Barack Obama. Lavrov said the US now understood that restoring Kiev’s control over eastern Ukraine would not solve all the problems, TASS news agency reported. Since...

    The Wilders effect
    Feb08

    The Wilders effect

    THE HAGUE — Just over a month before the Netherlands heads to elections on March 15, conventional wisdom in political circles has it that the man expected to win — right-wing rabble-rouser Geert Wilders — will be unable to form a governing coalition. But while he may not become prime minister, to dismiss...

    Merkel gets support (of sorts) from Poland
    Feb07

    Merkel gets support (of sorts) from Poland

    WARSAW — Angela Merkel met with Poland’s leaders Tuesday, gauging support for her vision of Europe at a time when the EU is beset with internal crises, wary of Russian intervention and uncertain of how to deal with Donald Trump. Relations between Warsaw and Berlin have been chilly since the Law and Justice (PiS) party of...

    Another take on Putin, Trump and Ukraine | Letters
    Feb07

    Another take on Putin, Trump and Ukraine | Letters

    Jonathan Freedland (First on the White House agenda: the collapse of the global order. Next, war?, 4 February) asserts that with his “swooning admirer” in the White House, Vladimir Putin “feels free to flex his muscles”, and has launched an offensive in eastern Ukraine. As so often in recent coverage of Russia, the opposite is the case. Moscow...

    Ukraine on brink of more fighting and tension is high, OSCE warns
    Feb07

    Ukraine on brink of more fighting and tension is high, OSCE warns

    Head of the OSCE special monitoring mission to Ukraine, Alexander Hug, told ITV News that a lull in hostilities could be broken at any time. …read more Source:...

    Danish foreign minister calls for continued sanctions in Ukraine
    Feb07

    Danish foreign minister calls for continued sanctions in Ukraine

    Anders Samuelsen, the foreign minister, has called upon the European Union and the United States to maintain sanctions against Russia following a personal visit to the front in eastern Ukraine, where fighting and casualties have increased of late. “There is a broad agreement in Denmark that we should stick to sanctions,” Samuelsen said....

    Estonia continues to offer support to Ukraine, allocates funds for humanitarian crisis relief
    Feb07

    Estonia continues to offer support to Ukraine, allocates funds for humanitarian crisis relief

    The Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs will support the alleviation of the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine with €400,000 to help restore housing and the supply of drinking water as well as alleviate the situation of people forced to leave their homes. …read more Source:...

    Donald Trump says ‘haters are going crazy’ over his support for Putin as Russia’s foreign minister praises his Ukraine policy: live 
    Feb07
    Estonia continues to offer support to Ukraine, allocates funds for humanitarian crisis
    Feb07

    Estonia continues to offer support to Ukraine, allocates funds for humanitarian crisis

    The Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs will support the alleviation of the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine with €400,000 to help restore housing and the supply of drinking water as well as alleviate the situation of people forced to leave their homes. …read more Source:...

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