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    Trump associates involved in Russia-Ukraine peace proposal
    Feb20

    Trump associates involved in Russia-Ukraine peace proposal

    Several associates of President Trump – all working outside the government – have been involved with a peace proposal for Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    East Ukraine ceasefire due to take effect
    Feb20

    East Ukraine ceasefire due to take effect

    A ceasefire is due to come into effect in eastern Ukraine following a deal in Munich over the weekend to halt fighting and withdraw heavy weapons from the front line. , But there have been many such agreements in the past and the omens for peace in the region are not good. Russian-backed fighters and the Ukrainian army have clashed almost daily...

    Germany slams Russia over Ukraine rebel passports (AFP)
    Feb20

    Germany slams Russia over Ukraine rebel passports (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – 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. …read more Source: The West...

    Mike Pence pledges American support for EU
    Feb20

    Mike Pence pledges American support for EU

    Seeking to reassure European allies unnerved by President Donald Trump’s support for Brexit and criticism of NATO, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met with senior EU officials Monday and issued a strong statement of solidarity and commitment to working with the European Union. Pence, after a meeting with European Council President...

    Kremlin says Ukraine peace plan mooted by lawmaker ‘absurd’
    Feb20

    Kremlin says Ukraine peace plan mooted by lawmaker ‘absurd’

    MOSCOW – The Kremlin said on Monday it had no prior knowledge of a Ukrainian lawmaker’s peace plan for his country, which was detailed in the New York Times newspaper, and called it absurd anyway. The U.S. newspaper reported that Andrii… …read more Source:...

    Russia violating Ukraine peace deal with passport order: Germany
    Feb20

    Russia violating Ukraine peace deal with passport order: Germany

    BERLIN – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to temporarily recognize passports issued by rebels in Ukraine violates the Minsk peace agreement, a German government spokesman said on Monday. “The recognition of travel documents issued by… …read more Source:...

    Mike Pence: US VP vows Trump committed to nervous EU
    Feb20

    Mike Pence: US VP vows Trump committed to nervous EU

    Pence said US commitment to transatlantic ties remained "steadfast and enduring" after decades of working together. US Vice President Mike Pence sought to reassure Europe Monday of Donald Trump’s commitment to transatlantic ties as he met EU chiefs in the face of anti-Trump protests.Pence was in Brussels at the end of a European...

    Pence in Brussels, seeking ‘deeper’ ties with EU
    Feb20

    Pence in Brussels, seeking ‘deeper’ ties with EU

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told senior European Union officials in Brussels on Monday that the Trump administration was looking at ways to “deepen our relationship” with the EU., President Donald Trump alarmed EU leaders by endorsing Britain’s decision to leave the bloc and by suggesting last month that other states might...

    Pence in Brussels, seeking ‘deeper’ ties with EU
    Feb20

    Pence in Brussels, seeking ‘deeper’ ties with EU

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told senior European Union officials in Brussels on Monday that the Trump administration was looking at ways to “deepen our relationship” with the EU., President Donald Trump alarmed EU leaders by endorsing Britain’s decision to leave the bloc and by suggesting last month that other states might...

    Kremlin Defends Its Recognition of Ukraine Rebel Passports
    Feb20

    Kremlin Defends Its Recognition of Ukraine Rebel Passports

    The Kremlin says its decision to recognize passports and other documents issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine is a response to Ukraine’s blockade of rebel regions.The weekend’s move by Russian President Vladimir Putin has drawn sharp criticism from Ukraine,… …read more Source:...