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    Hollande, Merkel slam Russia on Aleppo, leave sanctions open
    Oct20

    Hollande, Merkel slam Russia on Aleppo, leave sanctions open

    BERLIN – The leaders of France and Germany lashed out at President Vladimir Putin over Moscow’s bombardment of Syria’s Aleppo and refused to rule out imposing sanctions on Russia. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine welcomes WB’s 500 mln USD loan for gas purchase
    Oct20

    Ukraine welcomes WB’s 500 mln USD loan for gas purchase

    Ukraine welcomed the World Bank’s (WB)decision to lend the country 500 million U.S. dollars to purchase natural gas, said Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk late Tuesday. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-10/19/c_135766743.htm target=_blank title="Ukraine welcomes WB’s 500 mln USD loan...

    Why There’s Growing Distance Between Washington and Berlin
    Oct20

    Why There’s Growing Distance Between Washington and Berlin

    Scott B. MacDonald Politics, Europe The glue of the Cold War has given way to a less well-defined commonality of national interests. Stress has crept into the dialogue between the world’s largest and fourth largest economies — the United States and Germany, respectively. That stress is generated by trade, tax and regulatory issues, but also...

    Russia’s Putin says Minsk accord should be basis for Ukraine solution
    Oct20

    Russia’s Putin says Minsk accord should be basis for Ukraine solution

    BERLIN – The Minsk accord, reached in February 2015 in the Belarussian capital, should be the basis for a resolution of the crisis in southeast Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin told reporters on Wednesday after international talks in Berlin. … …read more Source:...

    Russia's Putin says Minsk accord should be basis for Ukraine solution
    Oct20

    Russia's Putin says Minsk accord should be basis for Ukraine solution

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The Minsk accord, reached in February 2015 in the Belarussian capital, should be the basis for a resolution of the crisis in southeast Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin told reporters on Wednesday after international talks in Berlin. …read more Source: The...

    Leaders agree to ‘road map’ for Ukrainian cease-fire
    Oct20

    Leaders agree to ‘road map’ for Ukrainian cease-fire

    Poroshenko says Berlin summit agreed on steps to achieve progress in implementing Minsk deal …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Russia’s Putin says Minsk accord should be basis for Ukraine solution
    Oct20

    Russia’s Putin says Minsk accord should be basis for Ukraine solution

    [BERLIN] The Minsk accord, reached in Feb 2015 in the Belarussian capital, should be the basis for a resolution of the crisis in southeast Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin told reporters on Wednesday after international talks in Berlin. …read more Source: The Business...

    Baltics, fearing Russia, to triple military spending by 2018: report
    Oct20

    Baltics, fearing Russia, to triple military spending by 2018: report

    VILNIUS – Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia intend to triple annual spending on arms and military equipment to $670 million by 2018 from 2014 due to fears of Russia following its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region, an IHS Markit report said on Thursday. … …read more Source:...

    Hollande, Merkel not excluding sanctions against Russia over Syria (AFP)
    Oct20

    Hollande, Merkel not excluding sanctions against Russia over Syria (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – The leaders of France and Germany warned Thursday that they did not exclude imposing sanctions on Russia over its bombardment in the Syrian city of Aleppo. …read more Source: The West...

    Report: Baltics to Triple Military Spending by 2018
    Oct20

    Report: Baltics to Triple Military Spending by 2018

    Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia intend to triple their annual spending on arms and military equipment to $670 million by 2018 from 2014 thanks to fears of Russia after its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region, an HIS Markit report said Thursday. By 2020, it said, the combined overall defense budgets of the three Baltic republics will reach...