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    On Maidan Anniversary US Demands Russia Honor Minsk Agreements
    Feb20

    On Maidan Anniversary US Demands Russia Honor Minsk Agreements

    As Ukrainians mark the third anniversary of the Maidan uprising that toppled former president Viktor Yanukovich, the U.S. is demanding that Russia honor the Minsk agreements, intended to end the violence in eastern Ukraine. Speaking to leaders gathered at Munich Security Conference, Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday “the United States will...

    US Seeks ‘New Common Ground with Russia’
    Feb20

    US Seeks ‘New Common Ground with Russia’

    Vice President Mike Pence says the United States will “continue to hold Russia accountable,” but that President Donald Trump has directed a search for ways to find “new common ground with Russia.” Pence’s comments came Monday in Brussels alongside European Union Council President Donald Tusk. “In the wake of Russian...

    East Ukraine ceasefire due to take effect
    Feb20

    East Ukraine ceasefire due to take effect

    A ceasefire is due to come into effect in eastern Ukraine following a deal in Munich over the weekend to halt fighting and withdraw heavy weapons from the front line. , But there have been many such agreements in the past and the omens for peace in the region are not good. Russian-backed fighters and the Ukrainian army have clashed almost daily...

    Pence in Brussels, seeking ‘deeper’ ties with EU
    Feb20

    Pence in Brussels, seeking ‘deeper’ ties with EU

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told senior European Union officials in Brussels on Monday that the Trump administration was looking at ways to “deepen our relationship” with the EU., President Donald Trump alarmed EU leaders by endorsing Britain’s decision to leave the bloc and by suggesting last month that other states might...

    Pence in Brussels, seeking ‘deeper’ ties with EU
    Feb20

    Pence in Brussels, seeking ‘deeper’ ties with EU

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told senior European Union officials in Brussels on Monday that the Trump administration was looking at ways to “deepen our relationship” with the EU., President Donald Trump alarmed EU leaders by endorsing Britain’s decision to leave the bloc and by suggesting last month that other states might...

    Mike Pence: US VP vows Trump committed to nervous EU
    Feb20

    Mike Pence: US VP vows Trump committed to nervous EU

    Pence said US commitment to transatlantic ties remained "steadfast and enduring" after decades of working together. US Vice President Mike Pence sought to reassure Europe Monday of Donald Trump’s commitment to transatlantic ties as he met EU chiefs in the face of anti-Trump protests.Pence was in Brussels at the end of a European...

    In Ukraine: Soldier killed in clashes despite ceasefire
    Feb20

    In Ukraine: Soldier killed in clashes despite ceasefire

    Russian-backed rebels had shelled his troops "on all fronts", resulting in one death and one injury over the past 24 hours. One soldier has been killed and another wounded in eastern Ukraine, the army said Monday, as it accused rebels of breaking a new truce deal announced at the weekend.Ukraine’s military spokesman Leonid...

    Kremlin Defends its Recognition of Ukraine Rebel Passports
    Feb20

    Kremlin Defends its Recognition of Ukraine Rebel Passports

    The Kremlin says its decision to recognize passports and other documents issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine is a response to Ukraine’s blockade of rebel regions. The weekend’s move by Russian President Vladimir Putin has drawn sharp criticism from Ukraine, which called it a violation of a two-year-old peace deal....

    Mike Pence: US VP faces anti-Trump protests, calls to oppose EU breakup
    Feb20

    Mike Pence: US VP faces anti-Trump protests, calls to oppose EU breakup

    Pence was in Brussels at the end of a European trip aimed at reassuring allies fearful that US President Donald Trump might abandon them. US Vice President Mike Pence began talks with EU officials on Monday in the face of anti-Trump protests and calls from his Belgian hosts to oppose any breakup of the European Union.Pence was in Brussels at the...

    Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan: NYT
    Feb20

    Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan: NYT

    President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer has given him a peace plan for Ukraine drawn up by non-diplomats, and which has outraged officials in Kiev, The New York Times reported on Sunday. …read more Source:...

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