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    Merkel: EU will lift Russia sanctions when Minsk accords implemented
    May02

    Merkel: EU will lift Russia sanctions when Minsk accords implemented

    The European Union will lift sanctions against Russia once all sides in Ukraine commit to the ceasefire agreed in the Minsk accords, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday at a joint press conference with Vladimir Putin, Reuters reported. “For me, the aim is to reach the point in the implementation of the Minsk accords where we can lift the...

    Putin, Merkel struggle to move past differences in tense meeting
| Reuters
    May02

    Putin, Merkel struggle to move past differences in tense meeting | Reuters

    By Andreas Rinke and Denis Pinchuk | SOCHI, Russia SOCHI, Russia German Chancellor Angela Merkel, on a rare visit to Russia, said that Berlin and Moscow had to keep talking despite their disagreements, but those same differences overshadowed her talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday.At a news conference following a meeting in the...

    Politics: The Senate is giving Putin a lifeline, and Russia hawks are furious
    May02

    Politics: The Senate is giving Putin a lifeline, and Russia hawks are furious

    "We're not going to do a Russia sanctions bill," Bob Corker said. The Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee told Politico on Monday that the committee is not going to issue new sanctions against Russia over its election interference, saying it would instead work on new bills to sanction Iran over its ballistic missile...

    Putin Denies Russia Meddled in US Presidential Election
    May02

    Putin Denies Russia Meddled in US Presidential Election

    Russian President Vladimir Putin denied Tuesday that Russia interfered in last year’s U.S. presidential election, saying such allegations are “simply rumors” that are being leveraged for political reasons in the United States. Putin’s denial came at a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who met with...

    Politics: The Senate is giving Putin a lifeline and won’t slap new sanctions on Russia
    May02

    Politics: The Senate is giving Putin a lifeline and won’t slap new sanctions on Russia

    "We're not going to do a Russia sanctions bill," Bob Corker said. The Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee told Politico on Monday that the committee is not going to issue new sanctions against Russia over its election interference, saying it would instead work on new bills to sanction Iran over its ballistic missile...

    Putin Denies That Russia Has Ever Participated In Election Meddling In Other Countries
    May02

    Putin Denies That Russia Has Ever Participated In Election Meddling In Other Countries

    MOSCOW (AP) — During a tense appearance with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russian President Vladimir Putin denied on Tuesday that Moscow ever interferes in elections in other countries. Speaking during a joint news conference following talks at his Black Sea residence, Putin said accusations of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election...

    Putin, Merkel spar in Russia over election meddling
    May02

    Putin, Merkel spar in Russia over election meddling

    Speaking during a joint news conference following talks at his Black Sea residence, Putin said accusations of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election were “simply rumors” that are being used as part of the political fight in Washington. U.S. intelligence agencies say they have definitive evidence that Russia was behind the...

    Putin, Merkel Differ Over Ukraine Peace Talks
    May02

    Putin, Merkel Differ Over Ukraine Peace Talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for direct peace talks between the Ukrainian government and Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. Putin made the comment after meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Sochi on May 2. Merkel said peace talks should only happen if elections were held to produce a “legitimate...

    Putin tells Merkel he’s eager to discuss Ukraine, Syria
    May02

    Putin tells Merkel he’s eager to discuss Ukraine, Syria

    Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to his Black Sea residence on Tuesday for talks expected to focus on the unresolved conflict in eastern Ukraine and the civil war in Syria. …read more Source: CTV...

    Merkel tells Putin: implement Minsk to get EU sanctions lifted
    May02

    Merkel tells Putin: implement Minsk to get EU sanctions lifted

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on all sides in the conflict in Ukraine to work towards the ceasefire envisaged by the Minsk accords, saying implementation of those agreements could lead to the lifting of EU sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: The...