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    Merkel and Hollande in Moscow for talks on rising tension in Ukraine
    Feb06

    Merkel and Hollande in Moscow for talks on rising tension in Ukraine

    German and French leaders propose a ‘new initiative’ to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko as US top envoy warns Russia …read more Source: Business...

    Australian PM to face leadership vote
    Feb06

    Australian PM to face leadership vote

    Australian PM Tony Abbott will face a vote on his leadership after disgruntled government lawmakers called a challenge. ||| Sydney – Embattled Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott will face a vote on his leadership at a party-room meeting next week after disgruntled government lawmakers called a challenge on Friday following weeks of...

    Leaders push new Ukraine peace plan
    Feb06

    Leaders push new Ukraine peace plan

    Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande are headed to Moscow for talks with Vladimir Putin over eastern Ukraine peace plan. ||| Kiev – German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande are headed on Friday to Moscow as they mount a diplomatic push behind their latest initiative to halt escalating violence in eastern...

    Putin to get Ukraine peace plan
    Feb06

    Putin to get Ukraine peace plan

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande were due in Moscow Friday after getting Kiev’s tentative backing for a crunch peace plan aimed at ending surging violence in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    News24.com | Nato to boost defences after Russian aggression
    Feb06

    News24.com | Nato to boost defences after Russian aggression

    Nato has agreed to dramatically boost its defences with six bases in eastern Europe and a spearhead force of 5 000 troops, to counter what the alliance called Russian aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    EU ministers oppose arms for Ukraine
    Feb05

    EU ministers oppose arms for Ukraine

    European defence ministers speak out against sending weapons to the Ukrainian army, as Washington mulls aiding Ukraine’s fight against Russia ||| BRUSSELS – European defence ministers spoke out on Thursday against sending weapons to the Ukrainian army, pointing to a potential transatlantic split if Washington decides to supply arms....

    Ukraine’s hryvnia plunges 30% after foreign currency auctions scrapped
    Feb05

    Ukraine’s hryvnia plunges 30% after foreign currency auctions scrapped

    IMF extends loan talks in Kiev and US envoy John Kerry warns Russia against escalation as Germany and France announced a new peace plan …read more Source: Business...

    Putin invites new Greek PM to Moscow
    Feb05

    Putin invites new Greek PM to Moscow

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited Greece’s new prime minister to Moscow in May, as Athens and Berlin publicly traded barbs over EU policy on Ukraine. ||| Athens, Greece – Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited Greece’s new prime minister to Moscow in May, as Athens and Berlin publicly traded barbs over European...

    Kerry: US will not "close eyes" to Russian tanks, forces in East Ukraine
    Feb05

    Kerry: US will not "close eyes" to Russian tanks, forces in East Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday Russian aggression in the east was the greatest threat to Ukraine, and that Washington, while seek …read more Source: The New...

    Greece, Russia may boost cooperation
    Feb05

    Greece, Russia may boost cooperation

    Greek Prime Minister has discussed boosting cooperation with Russia on a variety of fronts. ||| Athens – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras discussed boosting cooperation with Russia on a variety of fronts including energy and the economy during a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Greek leader’s office said on...

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