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    Kazakhstan’s Senate Speaker Tokayev addresses Munich Conference, urges security cooperation
    Feb21

    Kazakhstan’s Senate Speaker Tokayev addresses Munich Conference, urges security cooperation

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev told a panel discussion at the Feb. 18 Munich Security Conference that it is important to build reliable and friendly relations between the countries of Central Asia and Eurasia...

    Marathon 2010: Kazakh diplomat’s book reflects on OSCE chairmanship experience
    Feb21

    Marathon 2010: Kazakh diplomat’s book reflects on OSCE chairmanship experience

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Last month the Almaty-based Institute of World Economics and Politics presented a new book by Talgat Zhumagulov, a Kazakh diplomat, which describes the activities of the nation’s foreign service during the historic chairmanship of the Organisation...

    Kremlin Dismisses As ‘Absurd’ Back-Channel Ukrainian Peace Plan
    Feb21

    Kremlin Dismisses As ‘Absurd’ Back-Channel Ukrainian Peace Plan

    The Kremlin dismissed a Ukrainian peace plan created by a pro-Russia Ukrainian lawmaker and given to the White House, calling the plan’s provision on Crimea “absurd.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine: not quiet on the Eastern front
    Feb21

    Ukraine: not quiet on the Eastern front

    The gut-churning bass of artillery rockets dispels the myth that a cease-fire is holding in eastern Ukraine, two years after the Minsk 2 agreement between Russian-backed separatists and pro-government forces was signed. At least 30 civilians died when the fighting escalated again in January, following what the government in Kiev described as an...

    Angela Merkel: Germany slams Russia over Ukraine rebel passports
    Feb21

    Angela Merkel: Germany slams Russia over Ukraine rebel passports

    Germany on Monday criticised as "unacceptable" Russia's decision to recognise passports issued by separatist rebels in Ukraine's eastern regions of Lugansk and Donetsk. Germany on Monday criticised as “unacceptable” Russia’s decision to recognise passports issued by separatist rebels in Ukraine’s...

    Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin dead at 64
    Feb21

    Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin dead at 64

    UNITED NATIONS: Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, who for years fended off Western criticism and defended Moscow’s actions in Ukraine and Syria, has died in New York. He was 64. Churkin collapsed while at work at the Russian mission to the United Nations Monday morning and was rushed to a Manhattan hospital,...

    Is a Trump-Putin Detente Dead?
    Feb21

    Is a Trump-Putin Detente Dead?

    Among the reasons Donald Trump is president is that he read the nation and the world better than his rivals. He saw the surging power of American nationalism at home, and of ethnonationalism in Europe. And he embraced Brexit. While our bipartisan establishment worships diversity, Trump saw Middle America recoiling from the demographic change...

    Russia Defends Recognizing Ukrainian Separatist Documents As Outcry Mounts
    Feb21

    Russia Defends Recognizing Ukrainian Separatist Documents As Outcry Mounts

    Russia defended its decision to recognize documents issued by separatists it backs in eastern Ukraine amid mounting criticism from Western governments that the move undermines prospects for peace in t …read more Source: Big News...

    Pence reassures Europe, demands NATO pay up
    Feb21

    Pence reassures Europe, demands NATO pay up

    BRUSSELS: US Vice President Mike Pence told nervous Europeans Monday that Donald Trump will remain committed to transatlantic ties, but warned NATO allies they must boost their defence spending in return. Capping a European trip aimed at allaying fears about the new administration’s support, Pence said Washington’s backing for the EU...

    How U.S. allies are responding to mixed messages of support
    Feb21

    How U.S. allies are responding to mixed messages of support

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Top members of the Trump administration have been traveling overseas to calm some raw nerves among U.S. allies. The main source of the concern? Comments from President Trump that led to worries in Europe and beyond about American commitments to longstanding alliances and institutions. John Yang has more. JOHN YANG: Vice President...