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    German FM:  Europe, US Should Stick to Russia Sanctions
    Mar18

    German FM: Europe, US Should Stick to Russia Sanctions

    Europe and the United States should keep sanctions in place against Russia until there is progress in implementing the 2015 Minsk accords aimed at ending the violence in eastern Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said. Tensions are again running high between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists: Kyiv this week cut off...

    US demands end to Russian annexation of Crime
    Mar18

    US demands end to Russian annexation of Crime

    WASHINGTON: The United States on Thursday reiterated its condemnation of Russia’s annexation of Crimea, vowing to maintain related sanctions until Moscow returns the strategic Black Sea peninsula to Ukraine. “Crimea is a part of Ukraine. The United States again condemns the Russian occupation of Crimea and calls for its immediate...

    In first Trump-Merkel meeting, awkward body language and a quip
    Mar18

    In first Trump-Merkel meeting, awkward body language and a quip

    WASHINGTON: The first face-to-face meeting between US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel started awkwardly on Friday and ended even more oddly, with a quip by Trump about wiretapping that left the German leader visibly bewildered. The two leaders share different views on trade, Russia and immigration, leading to some...

    German minister says Europe, U.S. should stick to Russia sanctions
    Mar18

    German minister says Europe, U.S. should stick to Russia sanctions

    BERLIN – Europe and the United States should keep sanctions in place against Russia until there is progress in implementing the 2015 Minsk accords aimed at ending the violence in eastern Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said. … …read more Source:...

    Hopes Fade for a Political Solution to the War in Ukraine
    Mar17

    Hopes Fade for a Political Solution to the War in Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine—A Russian bank in the historic heart of Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital, has become the epicenter of an escalating crisis that has Ukrainians doubting whether a political solution is still possible to end a three-year-old war against a combined force of pro-Russian separatists and Russian regulars. On March 13, protestors built a wall...

    Trump reiterates NATO support, presses Merkel on spending targets
| Reuters
    Mar17

    Trump reiterates NATO support, presses Merkel on spending targets | Reuters

    By Jeff Mason and Andreas Rinke | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON President Donald Trump reiterated his strong support for NATO on Friday and pressed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet NATO’s military spending target, in the first face-to-face meeting between the two leaders.The meeting between the leader of Europe’s largest economy and...

    Former Pentagon Official Urges US Support for Ukraine
    Mar17

    Former Pentagon Official Urges US Support for Ukraine

    As Russia becomes a hot-button issue in American politics, a former Pentagon official is urging the new Trump administration to pay more attention to the conflict in Ukraine. Michael Carpenter, a senior Defense Department official under former President Barack Obama who dealt with Russian, Ukrainian and Eurasian affairs, described to VOA on...

    German Minister Says Europe, U.S. Should Stick to Russia Sanctions
    Mar17

    German Minister Says Europe, U.S. Should Stick to Russia Sanctions

    BERLIN – Europe and the United States should keep sanctions in place against Russia until there is progress in implementing the 2015 Minsk accords aimed at ending the violence in eastern Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said. Tensions are again running high between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists: Kiev this...

    Flower power
    Mar17

    Flower power

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    For the Kremlin, Boosting Turnout is Key Task for 2018 Vote
    Mar17

    For the Kremlin, Boosting Turnout is Key Task for 2018 Vote

    MOSCOW – With a year to go before Russia’s presidential election, there’s little room for intrigue. President Vladimir Putin is set to glide easily to another term against a familiar pack of torpid rivals — leftovers from past races. But the Kremlin must figure out how to overcome one major problem in Russia’s political...