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    Kremlin says Ukraine peace plan mooted by lawmaker 'absurd'
    Feb20

    Kremlin says Ukraine peace plan mooted by lawmaker 'absurd'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – 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. …read more Source: The...

    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 … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan: NYT
    Feb20

    Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan: NYT

    President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer has given him a peace plan for Ukraine drawn up by non-diplomats, and which has outraged officials in Kiev, The New York Times reported on Sunday. …read more Source:...

    Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan: NYT
    Feb20

    Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan: NYT

    President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer has given him a peace plan for Ukraine drawn up by non-diplomats, and which has outraged officials in Kiev, The New York Times reported on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    WATCH: “Bitter Harvest” sheds light on Stalin’s forced starvation of Ukrainians that killed millions
    Feb20

    WATCH: “Bitter Harvest” sheds light on Stalin’s forced starvation of Ukrainians that killed millions

    The Holodomor, a genocide by forced starvation enacted on the Ukraine by Joseph Stalin during the 1930s, took millions of lives, but is not particularly well-known in history, in no small part because of the effectiveness of Soviet propaganda. The new film “Bitter Harvest”, starring Max Irons and Samantha Barks, seeks to shed more light on this...

    Debate: Should Europe spend more on defence?
    Feb20

    Debate: Should Europe spend more on defence?

    The new US administration has emphatically reminded Nato members of their commitment to invest two percent of their GDP in defence. In the wake of the Ukraine crisis it was resolved in 2014 that this goal would be met by 2024. Apart from the US, however, only Estonia, Greece, Britain and Poland fulfil their military obligations. Europe’s...

    Eastern Ukraine: International Confrontations through Local Proxies
    Feb20

    Eastern Ukraine: International Confrontations through Local Proxies

    From ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English. Moscow- Efforts spent by international powers in the last three years have failed in putting an end to the raging … continue reading Eastern Ukraine: International Confrontations through Local Proxies …read more Source: ASHARQ...

    [Ticker] Russia to recognise passports from breakaway Ukraine regions
    Feb20

    [Ticker] Russia to recognise passports from breakaway Ukraine regions

    Russia will recognise passports issued by the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk republics in eastern Ukraine, Russian president Vladimir Putin announced on Saturday. People from the eastern regions will be able to travel into Russia without applying for a visa. The decree also recognises identity papers, diplomas, birth and marriage...

    Unconventional cash project challenges aid status quo in Lebanon
    Feb20

    Unconventional cash project challenges aid status quo in Lebanon

    The EU and Britain have met resistance to a new $85 million project to simplify cash allowances for Syrian refugees. In future, only one contractor will handle the payments and another will monitor the project, replacing systems involving some nine aid agencies. The donors say the new arrangement, due to start n the next few months, will reduce...

    Trump aides pushing back-door peace plan for Ukraine: New York Times
    Feb20

    Trump aides pushing back-door peace plan for Ukraine: New York Times

    Trump’s aides have proposed a back-door plan aimed at reaching out a peace agreement between Russia and Ukraine, the New York Times reports. …read more Source:...