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    6 fringe parties in the Dutch election
    Feb03

    6 fringe parties in the Dutch election

    The Netherlands has always had a fragmented political system but never quite like this: a record-breaking 81 parties registered to compete in the March 15 general election. The electoral council on Friday announced the final list, cutting the number of parties on the ballot paper down to 28. The others either failed to comply with the rules,...

    Global calls for constraint amid new flare-ups in eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    Global calls for constraint amid new flare-ups in eastern Ukraine

    The call comes from the UN, the OSCE and aid groups, as concern mounts about a humanitarian crisis …read more Source:...

    France raises concerns with Russia over fighting in Ukraine
    Feb03

    France raises concerns with Russia over fighting in Ukraine

    France raises issue in phone call, and EU foreign ministers meeting next week will urge Russia to rein in separatistsEuropean ministers will call on Moscow to rein in Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine after an escalation in violence that has killed at least 19 people and left thousands without heat, power or water in the depths of...

    Russia blamed for fresh fighting in Ukraine
    Feb03

    Russia blamed for fresh fighting in Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Russia was to blame for the latest flare-up in hostilities near the industrial town of Avdiyivka in eastern Ukraine which have led to the heaviest casualties for months. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    Russia’s Lavrov tells France that Ukraine flare-up endangers peace talks
    Feb03

    Russia’s Lavrov tells France that Ukraine flare-up endangers peace talks

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault on Friday that a flare-up of violence in eastern Ukraine may nullify two-year long efforts to pacify warring sides, Russia’s foreign ministry said on Friday. …read more Source:...

    Foreign minister expresses concern over situation in Ukraine
    Feb03

    Foreign minister expresses concern over situation in Ukraine

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Sven Mikser (SDE) expressed concern over the situation in East Ukraine, where fighting between Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed separatists has intensified. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin spox: I hope they have enough ammo in Donbass
    Feb03

    Kremlin spox: I hope they have enough ammo in Donbass

    Dmitry Peskov said on Friday that he hoped pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine “have enough ammunition to respond aggressive actions by the Ukrainian army.”The Kremlin spokesman made the remark on Friday, according to Reuters. The agency referred to the pro-Russian forces in the area as “pro-Russian separatists.”...

    Ukraine, first casualty of Trump-Putin alliance
    Feb03

    Ukraine, first casualty of Trump-Putin alliance

    KRAMATORSK, Ukraine — On the day that U.S. President Donald Trump got on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin, heavy blasts could be heard in the rebel-held city of Donetsk. I had traveled from Kiev to Donetsk Oblast in eastern Ukraine, where people’s lives have once again been upended by fighting and the toll...

    Kremlin says it hopes pro-Russian Ukrainian rebels have enough ammunition
    Feb03

    Kremlin says it hopes pro-Russian Ukrainian rebels have enough ammunition

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday he hoped that pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine had enough ammunition to respond to what he called aggressive actions by the Ukrainian army. …read more Source:...

    Ceasefire violations in Ukraine still too high despite lull in fighting: Germany
    Feb03

    Ceasefire violations in Ukraine still too high despite lull in fighting: Germany

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The German Foreign Ministry said on Friday that there had been a lull in fighting in eastern Ukraine in recent “hours” but ceasefire breaches were still happening too often. …read more Source:...

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