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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Germany: No plans to add US to group solving Ukraine crisis
    Feb18

    Germany: No plans to add US to group solving Ukraine crisis

    MUNICH (AP) ” Germany’s foreign minister says there are no plans to add the U.S. to the group of countries that have been meeting in efforts to help reduce tensions in eastern Ukraine.Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel met his French,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia seeks ‘post-West’ order as US vows loyalty to allies
    Feb18

    Russia seeks ‘post-West’ order as US vows loyalty to allies

    Munich // Russia on Saturday called for an end to what it said was an outdated world order dominated by the West after US vice president Mike Pence pledged Washington’s “unwavering” commitment to transatlantic allies in Nato.Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov offered a diametrically opposed global vision, just hours after Mr...

    ‘Before, Putin Was Unpredictable; Now It’s Trump’
    Feb18

    ‘Before, Putin Was Unpredictable; Now It’s Trump’

    Well, that didn’t last long. As President Donald Trump wrapped up his fourth week in office, the romance between him and Russian president Vladimir Putin seemed to have cooled suddenly. The week began with the resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn amid revelations that he lied about his phone calls to the Russian...

    Putin orders Russia to recognise documents issued in rebel-held east Ukraine
    Feb18

    Putin orders Russia to recognise documents issued in rebel-held east Ukraine

    The decision will enable people from the conflict-hit region to travel, work or study in Russia. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    Pence Vows ‘Unwavering’ US Commitment to Transatlantic Alliance
    Feb18

    Pence Vows ‘Unwavering’ US Commitment to Transatlantic Alliance

    In his first major foreign policy speech, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has said that America will be ‘unwavering’ in its support for the NATO alliance, but warned European allies that they must step up defense spending. “I bring you this assurance – the United States of America strongly supports NATO and will be unwavering in our...

    Russia Now Recognizes Ukrainian Rebel Documents, Passports
    Feb18

    Russia Now Recognizes Ukrainian Rebel Documents, Passports

    MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an order for Russia to recognize passports and other documents issued by separatist rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine. The signing, announced by the Kremlin on Saturday, brought sharp criticism from Ukrainian officials. Ukraine’s national security council head, Oleksander Turchynov,...

    eNCA | Powers push for ceasefire, weapons withdrawal in E Ukraine from Monday
    Feb18

    eNCA | Powers push for ceasefire, weapons withdrawal in E Ukraine from Monday

    Since the end of January, shelling on both sides of the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka has been heavier than at any time since last summer. …read more Source:...

    Putin orders Russia to recognise documents issued in rebel-held east Ukraine
| Reuters
    Feb18

    Putin orders Russia to recognise documents issued in rebel-held east Ukraine | Reuters

    MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin ordered Russian authorities on Saturday to temporarily recognise civil registration documents issued in separatist-held areas of eastern Ukraine, a decision strongly criticised by Ukraine’s president.The decision will enable people from the conflict-hit region to travel, work or study in Russia.According to...

    Powers push for ceasefire, weapons withdrawal in Eastern Ukraine from Monday
    Feb18

    Powers push for ceasefire, weapons withdrawal in Eastern Ukraine from Monday

    Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed on Saturday to use their influence to implement a ceasefire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons from Monday in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Powers push for ceasefire, weapons withdrawal in E. Ukraine from Monday
| Reuters
    Feb18

    Powers push for ceasefire, weapons withdrawal in E. Ukraine from Monday | Reuters

    By John Irish and Andrea Shalal | MUNICH MUNICH Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed on Saturday to use their influence to implement a ceasefire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons from Monday in eastern Ukraine. Fighting has recently escalated between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists in the region, refocusing global...