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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    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:...

    In Ukraine: Soldier killed in clashes despite ceasefire
    Feb20

    In Ukraine: Soldier killed in clashes despite ceasefire

    Russian-backed rebels had shelled his troops "on all fronts", resulting in one death and one injury over the past 24 hours. One soldier has been killed and another wounded in eastern Ukraine, the army said Monday, as it accused rebels of breaking a new truce deal announced at the weekend.Ukraine’s military spokesman Leonid...

    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, which called it a violation of a two-year-old peace deal....

    Ukraine ambassador attacks Trump aides’ secret peace plan
    Feb20

    Ukraine ambassador attacks Trump aides’ secret peace plan

    Under deal reportedly discussed by allies of US president and Ukrainian politician Russian sanctions would be liftedA secret attempt to persuade Donald Trump to strike a deal that would involve Moscow keeping Crimea in return for ensuring peace in eastern Ukraine must be seen off, the Ukrainian ambassador to London has said.The New York Times...

    Russia violating Ukraine peace deal with passport order – Germany
    Feb20

    Russia violating Ukraine peace deal with passport order – Germany

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to temporarily recognise passports issued by rebels in Ukraine violates the Minsk peace agreement, a German government spokesman said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

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

    Kremlin says Ukraine peace plan mooted by lawmaker ‘absurd’

    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: Channel...

    Ukraine soldier killed in clashes despite ceasefire (AFP)
    Feb20

    Ukraine soldier killed in clashes despite ceasefire (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – One soldier has been killed and another wounded in eastern Ukraine, the army said Monday, as it accused rebels of breaking a new truce deal announced at the weekend. …read more Source: The West...

    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, which called it a violation of a two-year-old peace deal....

    Crimean Journalist Asking For Separatism Charges To Be Dropped
    Feb20

    Crimean Journalist Asking For Separatism Charges To Be Dropped

    Mykola Semena, an RFE/RL contributing reporter who faces separatism charges alleged by the Moscow-installed authorities in Ukraine’s Crimea region, has said he will file an appeal for all of the charges to be dropped when his trial begins. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...