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    Fresh cease-fire appears to hold for now in eastern Ukraine
    Feb20

    Fresh cease-fire appears to hold for now in eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed separatists Monday appeared to be respecting a new cease-fire attempt after international powers called for shelling to stop and for the withdrawal of banned heavy weapons. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Moscow erects border with Belarus, undermines its links with Ukraine and the Baltics
    Feb20

    Moscow erects border with Belarus, undermines its links with Ukraine and the Baltics

    Image: TUT.by On 16 February, Dmitry Peskov, Vladimir Putin’s press secretary, announced that the Kremlin does not plan to introduce a visa regime with Belarus. His statement comes in a context of increasingly harsh measures on behalf of Moscow towards Belarus over the past half year, beginning when Russia decided to partially reinstate its...

    The White House is at war with itself over foreign policy
    Feb20

    The White House is at war with itself over foreign policy

    We are one month in to Donald Trump’s presidency. From the extraordinary use of his Mar-a-Lago clubhouse as an open-air situation room, to National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s unprecedented sacking, to the President’s Lear-worthy performance at an impromptu press conference, this administration is demonstrating an...

    Today at Commission, Poland spat and ‘fake news’
    Feb20

    Today at Commission, Poland spat and ‘fake news’

    There’s been a visit to Brussels by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and tough Eurogroup talks on a Greek bailout, but this Commission midday briefing was mainly focused on what the commissioners got up to (or not) at the weekend. Asked about a heated exchange between Commission First Vice President Frans Timmermans and Polish Foreign...

    On Maidan Anniversary US Demands Russia Honor Minsk Agreements
    Feb20

    On Maidan Anniversary US Demands Russia Honor Minsk Agreements

    As Ukrainians mark the third anniversary of the Maidan uprising that toppled former president Viktor Yanukovich, the U.S. is demanding that Russia honor the Minsk agreements, intended to end the violence in eastern Ukraine. Speaking to leaders gathered at Munich Security Conference, Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday “the United States will...

    E. Ukraine ceasefire at risk – even before it starts
    Feb20

    E. Ukraine ceasefire at risk – even before it starts

    A ceasefire aimed at putting an end to fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists due to start Monday is in danger of flailing even before it gets off the ground. …read more Source:...

    Fresh ceasefire appears to hold for now in eastern Ukraine
    Feb20

    Fresh ceasefire appears to hold for now in eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed separatists appeared to be respecting a new ceasefire attempt on Monday after international powers called for shelling to stop and for the withdrawal of banned heavy weapons. …read more Source: Channel...

    33 questions about Donald Trump and Russia
    Feb20

    33 questions about Donald Trump and Russia

    There’s an awful lot of loose ends here. Michael Flynn’s resignation — under fire — as national security adviser has the larger question of Donald Trump’s relationship with Russia back in the news. It’s a story that centers on three big, but fundamentally unproven, allegations: that Trump is either on the take from Russia,...

    US Seeks ‘New Common Ground with Russia’
    Feb20

    US Seeks ‘New Common Ground with Russia’

    Vice President Mike Pence says the United States will “continue to hold Russia accountable,” but that President Donald Trump has directed a search for ways to find “new common ground with Russia.” Pence’s comments came Monday in Brussels alongside European Union Council President Donald Tusk. “In the wake of Russian...

    France decries Moscow recognition of passports issued by rebels in Ukraine
    Feb20

    France decries Moscow recognition of passports issued by rebels in Ukraine

    PARIS (Reuters) – France on Monday denounced Russia’s decision to temporarily recognise passports issued by rebels in Ukraine, saying it was not in line with the spirit of the Minsk peace accord. …read more Source: The...