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    Moscow recognises passports for separatists in Ukraine
    Feb18

    Moscow recognises passports for separatists in Ukraine

    Russia announced on Saturday (Jan 18) a decree recognising passports issued by rebel authorities in separatist regions of Ukraine, triggering a protest from Kiev which called it a “provocation”. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ceasefire between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists agreed
    Feb18

    Ceasefire between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists agreed

    A ceasefire between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists will come into effect on Monday, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says. …read more Source:...

    Truce may begin between Ukraine army, pro-Russians on Monday: Lavrov
    Feb18

    Truce may begin between Ukraine army, pro-Russians on Monday: Lavrov

    The Russian foreign minister says a truce may be enforced between Ukraine’s army and pro-Russians on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Pence to Europe: We’re still with you
    Feb18

    Pence to Europe: We’re still with you

    Vice President Mike Pence delivered assurances to European leaders Saturday that the United States is not withdrawing from the world stage under the rule of an “America First” president.“Today, on behalf of President Trump, I bring you this assurance: The United States of America strongly supports NATO and will be unwavering in our commitment to...

    Merkel, Pence Vow Strong NATO Support
    Feb18

    Merkel, Pence Vow Strong NATO Support

    While German Chancellor Angela Merkel proposed that European nations strengthen their multilateral ties, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence praised NATO but made no mention of the European Union, fueling concerns about America’s new approach to international affairs. At the Munich Security Conference Saturday, Merkel delivered a speech...

    America comes in third: Trump’s foreign policy is looking more and more like “China First,” “Russia Second”
    Feb18

    America comes in third: Trump’s foreign policy is looking more and more like “China First,” “Russia Second”

    Vladimir Putin; Donald Trump (Credit: Reuters/Maxim Shipenkov/Christopher Aluka Berry/Photo montage by Salon) If there’s a single consistent aspect to Donald Trump’s strategic vision, it’s this: U.S. foreign policy should always be governed by the simple principle of “America First,” with this country’s vital interests...

    Russia’s Lavrov announces new Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb18

    Russia’s Lavrov announces new Ukraine ceasefire

    Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed on Saturday to use their influence to implement a ceasefire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons from Monday in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: France...

    Tentative ceasefire agreed for eastern Ukraine
    Feb18

    Tentative ceasefire agreed for eastern Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said a truce between pro-Russian rebels and Ukraine’s army will start on Monday. But Kyiv has said it is “not at all” happy with the deal made at the Munich Security Conference. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Putin orders Russia to recognise documents issued in rebel-held east Ukraine
    Feb18

    Putin orders Russia to recognise documents issued in rebel-held east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin ordered Russian authorities on Saturday to temporarily recognise civil registration documents issued in separatist-held areas of eastern Ukraine, a decision strongly criticised by Ukraine’s president. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel, Pence Vow Strong NATO Support
    Feb18

    Merkel, Pence Vow Strong NATO Support

    While German Chancellor Angela Merkel proposed that European nations strengthen their multilateral ties, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence praised NATO but made no mention of the European Union, fueling concerns about America’s new approach to international affairs. At the Munich Security Conference Saturday, Merkel delivered a speech...