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    Kremlin defends its recognition of Ukraine rebel passports
    Feb20

    Kremlin defends its recognition of Ukraine rebel passports

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    Debate: Should Europe spend more on defence?
    Feb20

    Debate: Should Europe spend more on defence?

    The new US administration has emphatically reminded Nato members of their commitment to invest two percent of their GDP in defence. In the wake of the Ukraine crisis it was resolved in 2014 that this goal would be met by 2024. Apart from the US, however, only Estonia, Greece, Britain and Poland fulfil their military obligations. Europe’s...

    [Ticker] Russia to recognise passports from breakaway Ukraine regions
    Feb20

    [Ticker] Russia to recognise passports from breakaway Ukraine regions

    Russia will recognise passports issued by the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk republics in eastern Ukraine, Russian president Vladimir Putin announced on Saturday. People from the eastern regions will be able to travel into Russia without applying for a visa. The decree also recognises identity papers, diplomas, birth and marriage...

    Unconventional cash project challenges aid status quo in Lebanon
    Feb20

    Unconventional cash project challenges aid status quo in Lebanon

    The EU and Britain have met resistance to a new $85 million project to simplify cash allowances for Syrian refugees. In future, only one contractor will handle the payments and another will monitor the project, replacing systems involving some nine aid agencies. The donors say the new arrangement, due to start n the next few months, will reduce...

    Ceasefire supposed to start in eastern Ukraine
    Feb20

    Ceasefire supposed to start in eastern Ukraine

    According to an international agreement reached over the weekend in Munich, a ceasefire should start on Monday, February 20, in the Donbas war raging in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Clashes over blockade of coal from eastern Ukraine
    Feb20

    Clashes over blockade of coal from eastern Ukraine

    Seven people have been arrested during a protest to support a blockade of coal from Russian-backed rebels in the east. Ukraine’s leaders say the obstruction, which started in late January, could lead to more power cuts. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    East Ukraine ceasefire due to take effect
    Feb20

    East Ukraine ceasefire due to take effect

    There have been many such agreements in the past and the omens for peace are not good. …read more Source:...

    Belgian PM to Pence: We won’t allow EU to fragment
    Feb20

    Belgian PM to Pence: We won’t allow EU to fragment

    Belgium’s Prime Minister Charles Michel said he used a dinner with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in Brussels Sunday evening to warn the Trump administration against supporting any break-up of the EU. Pence arrived in Brussels Sunday after attending the Munich Security Conference, and was scheduled to meet senior EU officials on Monday....

    Maidan dream still burns in beleaguered Ukraine
    Feb20

    Maidan dream still burns in beleaguered Ukraine

    Three years after carnage in Kiev, war and corruption have not killed hope …read more Source: The Irish...

    Trump’s demand upsets German election
    Feb19

    Trump’s demand upsets German election

    MUNICH — When the visiting American dignitaries hammered home their desire for Europe to spend more on their militaries in recent days, their biggest target was the Continent’s richest nation — Germany. Washington’s pointed attacks on Berlin — whether over its open-door policy for refugees or its...

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