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    Senior German politician under fire for plea to recognise Russian Crimea
    Nov20

    Senior German politician under fire for plea to recognise Russian Crimea

    Former state premier Matthias Platzeck is the first high-ranking German to say the West should endorse the annexation as a way to help resolve the Ukraine crisis …read more Source: World...

    US Should Consider Lethal Aid to Ukraine, Says Obama Nominee
    Nov20

    US Should Consider Lethal Aid to Ukraine, Says Obama Nominee

    U.S. President … …read more Source:...

    Obama Nominee Says US Should Consider Lethal Aid to Ukraine
    Nov20

    Obama Nominee Says US Should Consider Lethal Aid to Ukraine

    U.S. President Barack Obama’s nominee to fill the number two post at the State Department says the White House should consider providing Ukraine with lethal, defensive military equipment. Testifying Wednesday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Tony Blinken said that arming Ukraine’s military could force Russia to rethink...

    Russia’s Relations With Hungary Warm as Ties With West Chill
    Nov20

    Russia’s Relations With Hungary Warm as Ties With West Chill

    MOSCOW—President Vladimir Putin hailed Hungary as one of Russia’s most important partners on Wednesday, giving his seal of approval to a budding relationship with a Soviet-era ally that is worrying some of its European Union allies. While the Ukraine crisis is straining ties between many EU capitals and Moscow, Hungary – which relies...

    Ukraine rules out direct
talks with separatists
    Nov19

    Ukraine rules out direct talks with separatists

    KIEV: Russia urged Ukraine’s leaders on Wednesday to talk directly to separatists to end the conflict in the east, but Kiev rejected the call and told Moscow to stop “playing games” aimed at legitimising “terrorists.” Kiev and the West accuse Russia of destabilising Ukraine by providing the rebels with money, arms and reinforcements. The...

    Germany: No recognition for Russia’s Crimea annexation
    Nov19

    Germany: No recognition for Russia’s Crimea annexation

    Foreign Minister Steinmeier says Russia’s taking over the Ukrainian region is a clear violation of international law. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine Rebels Dismiss Minsk Peace Deal as They Push for Territory
    Nov19

    Ukraine Rebels Dismiss Minsk Peace Deal as They Push for Territory

    DONETSK—The rumble of tank shelling and mortar exchanges comes in waves, startling flocks of crows. For hours there can be silence here in the center of Donetsk, only for the quiet to be shattered as clashes between Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian government forces resume, mainly around the city’s wrecked airport and in the fiercely...

    Ukrainian Jews seek to rehabilitate Holocaust era priest
    Nov19

    Ukrainian Jews seek to rehabilitate Holocaust era priest

    Metropolitan Andrei Sheptytsky, the leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church during the second world war, has been painted as both a supporter of Nazism and a rescuer of Jews. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Russian appeal for Kiev-rebel talks rebuffed
    Nov19

    Russian appeal for Kiev-rebel talks rebuffed

    Ukraine PM says Russia “playing games” to legitimise separatists in the east after Lavrov calls for “stable contracts”. …read more Source: AL...

    Ukraine Rules Out Direct Talks With Separatists
    Nov19

    Ukraine Rules Out Direct Talks With Separatists

    KYIV, MOSCOW—Russia urged Ukraine’s leaders on Wednesday to talk directly to separatists to end the conflict in the east, but Kyiv rejected the call and told Moscow to stop “playing games” aimed at legitimizing “terrorists.” Kyiv and the West accuse Russia of destabilizing Ukraine by providing the rebels with money, arms and reinforcements....

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