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    Merkel and Hollande discuss Ukraine crisis with Putin
    Feb07

    Merkel and Hollande discuss Ukraine crisis with Putin

    More to this story The leaders of France and Germany have departed from Moscow after five hours of talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, with little to announce to end fighting in Ukraine beyond a promise to keep talking. None of the leaders spoke publicly after Friday’s meeting, which ended around midnight with President Francois...

    Merkel and Hollande discuss Ukraine crisis with Putin
    Feb07

    Merkel and Hollande discuss Ukraine crisis with Putin

    Russia and Germany vow to work on possible joint document on restoring Minsk deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: AL...

    Would US Military Aid to Ukraine Push Putin to Escalate?
    Feb07

    Would US Military Aid to Ukraine Push Putin to Escalate?

    WASHINGTON—As the United States weighs arming Ukraine’s military to bolster its fight against Russia-backed separatists, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande have begun talks in Moscow to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis. VOA’s Carol Castiel probed the issue with two experts. Steven Pifer is a...

    Merkel and Hollande in Moscow to push Ukraine plan
    Feb07

    Merkel and Hollande in Moscow to push Ukraine plan

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande have arrived in Moscow to discuss a ceasefire and a lasting peace for war-wracked eastern Ukraine with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The top-level diplomatic dash on Friday came a day after the two leaders met with the Ukrainian government in Kiev to discuss how to salvage...

    EU leaders meet Putin in bid to end Ukraine violence
    Feb06

    EU leaders meet Putin in bid to end Ukraine violence

    It comes as terrified civilians piled onto a convoy of buses yesterday in a bid to escape the battleground in the eastern Ukrainian town of Debaltseve during a brief truce …read more Source: The...

    Merkel, Hollande push for Ukraine deal
    Feb06

    Merkel, Hollande push for Ukraine deal

    KIEV: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande arrived in Moscow on Friday for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin seen as a bid to avoid an escalation of violence in Ukraine. The French president arrived in Moscow minutes after Merkel’s plane touched down at Vnukovo airport and they headed straight to...

    UN refugee agency says ?over a million? may already be displaced by eastern Ukraine violence
    Feb06

    UN refugee agency says ?over a million? may already be displaced by eastern Ukraine violence

    GENEVA, 6th February 2015 (WAM) — Nearly one million people may have now been displaced by the conflict in eastern Ukraine, with the recent upsurge in violence causing massive destruction of buildings and infrastructure, the collapse of basic services… …read more Source:...

    Merkel, Hollande seek Ukraine peace deal during Russia visit
    Feb06

    Merkel, Hollande seek Ukraine peace deal during Russia visit

    German Chancellor Merkel and French President Hollande arrive in Moscow Friday for talks with Russian President Putin on halting eastern Ukraine violence …read more Source: Anadolu...

    UN refugee agency says ‘over a million’ may already be displaced 
by eastern Ukraine violence
    Feb06

    UN refugee agency says ‘over a million’ may already be displaced by eastern Ukraine violence

    GENEVA, 6th February 2015 (WAM) — Nearly one million people may have now been displaced by the conflict in eastern Ukraine, with the recent upsurge in violence causing massive destruction of buildings and infrastructure, the collapse of basic services and a spike in the numbers fleeing fighting, the United Nations refugee agency reported...

    Turkish Foreign Minister pulls out of Munich conference due to Israel
    Feb06

    Turkish Foreign Minister pulls out of Munich conference due to Israel

    Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has decided not to attend the 51st Munich Security Conference because of Israeli participation at a session on the Middle East. Cavusoglu made the announcement at a press conference in Berlin Friday after participating in Turkey’s West Europe Consul-Generals’ meeting. The foreign minister...

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