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    Trump aides push Ukraine plan
    Feb20

    Trump aides push Ukraine plan

    A proposal submitted to govt. seeks to reach out to Kiev and Moscow to end the 3-year old conflict …read more Source: The...

    Trump expects ‘real progress’ on NATO spending by end-2017: Pence
    Feb20

    Trump expects ‘real progress’ on NATO spending by end-2017: Pence

    NATO leaders, stung by Russian intervention in Ukraine, decided in 2014 to increase defence spending to the equivalent of two per cent of national economic output but progress since then has been painfully slow. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia says Ukraine passport order complies with international law
    Feb20

    Russia says Ukraine passport order complies with international law

    MOSCOW – Russia said on Monday President Vladimir Putin’s decision to recognize passports issued by separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine complied with international law, after the move drew criticism from France and Germany. Putin on Saturday… …read more Source:...

    Pence tries to reassure Europeans on US support
    Feb20

    Pence tries to reassure Europeans on US support

    BRUSSELS — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence moved Monday to assuage European Union fears about the strength of Washington’s support for the union and its commitment to European security through the NATO military alliance. During meetings in Brussels, Pence said he was acting on behalf of President Donald Trump “to express the strong...

    Kremlin defends recognition of Ukrainian rebel passports
    Feb20

    Kremlin defends recognition of Ukrainian rebel passports

    The Kremlin on Monday defended its decision to recognize passports issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine, saying it came as a response to Ukraine’s blockade of rebel regions. …read more Source: CTV...

    Thaci to Russia: “Recognize Kosovo, make it easy on Serbia”
    Feb20

    Thaci to Russia: “Recognize Kosovo, make it easy on Serbia”

    Hashim Thaci has asked Moscow to see beyond Serbia’s interests when it consideres its “relations with Kosovo” and – “not to compare them with Crimea.”According to Tanjug, this has been reported on Monday by the public broadcaster in Kosovo, RTK. …read more Source:...

    Russia says Ukraine passport order complies with international law
    Feb20

    Russia says Ukraine passport order complies with international law

    Russia said Monday President Vladimir Putin’s decision to recognize passports issued by separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine complied with international law, after the move drew criticism from France and Germany. …read more Source: The Daily...

    France, Germany Decry Russia’s Recognition Of Ukrainian Separatist Documents
    Feb20

    France, Germany Decry Russia’s Recognition Of Ukrainian Separatist Documents

    France and Germany have criticized Moscow’s recognition of documents issued by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, saying the move undermines the peace process in the region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Cease-fire in Effect But Doubts Persist as to Sustainability
    Feb20

    Ukraine Cease-fire in Effect But Doubts Persist as to Sustainability

    A cease-fire in eastern Ukraine aimed at halting fighting between Ukrainian government forces and Moscow-backed separatists went into effect Monday. Ukrainian officials, however, warn it is at risk of falling apart. Under the cease-fire announced in Munich by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, both sides are supposed to abide by the...

    Pence tries to reverse damage after Trump?s NATO, EU comments
    Feb20

    Pence tries to reverse damage after Trump?s NATO, EU comments

    BRUSSELS: US Vice President Mike Pence sought to reassure nervous Europeans Monday of Donald Trump´s strong commitment to transatlantic ties as he met EU chiefs amid anti-Trump protests. Capping a European trip aimed at allaying EU fears the new US president might abandon them, Pence said Washington´s support remained “steadfast and...