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    The leader of the free world meets Donald Trump
    Mar17

    The leader of the free world meets Donald Trump

    This time the media hype surrounding a White House meeting is no wild exaggeration. When President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel finally get together on Friday, the leaders of the West’s two most powerful countries are sure to come off more like an odd couple than two close allies chewing over plans for some joint...

    Europe, keep an eye on Minsk
    Mar17

    Europe, keep an eye on Minsk

    When Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko imposed a “social parasite” tax in 2015, he assumed — in normal populist dictatorial fashion — that a $245 fine on those who worked for less than six months a year would be a popular move. What he didn’t expect was that ordinary citizens would, instead, show solidarity...

    US vows to continue sanctions on Moscow, demands ‘immediate end’ to Russian annexation of Crimea
    Mar17

    US vows to continue sanctions on Moscow, demands ‘immediate end’ to Russian annexation of Crimea

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Poroshenko Proposes Bill to Bulletproof Sovereignty on Eastern Ukraine
    Mar17

    Poroshenko Proposes Bill to Bulletproof Sovereignty on Eastern Ukraine

    The political debate over the sovereignty of the eastern Ukrainian regions was ongoing on Thursday following a televised interview in which Ukraine’s president said he would propose a bill to secure Kiev’s authority in the restive Donbass area. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    What to expect from Trump-Merkel meeting on Russia, NATO
    Mar17

    What to expect from Trump-Merkel meeting on Russia, NATO

    JUDY WOODRUFF: But first: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has her first meeting with President Trump tomorrow at the White House. Mrs. Merkel is seeking reelection later this year. Tops on the agenda for the two leaders: the NATO response to a resurgent Russia and the stability of the European Union after Brexit. I sat down with Germany’s...

    Three years since Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea
    Mar17

    Three years since Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea

    On 18 March, it will be three years since Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea. The international reactions to the annexation have been strong, and Norway… The post Three years since Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea appeared first on Norway Today. …read more Source: Norway...

    No Sanctions Relief In Sight For Russia
    Mar16

    No Sanctions Relief In Sight For Russia

    Russia may be waiting quite a while for sanctions relief, if the U.S. Senate has anything to say about it. Reuters: The top Republican and Democrat on the U.S. Senate Banking Committee both said on Wednesday that sanctions imposed on Russia over its involvement in Ukraine must not be lifted without drastic changes by Russia.Senator Mike Crapo,...

    Freeland condemns Russian aggression in Crimea, prompting Kremlin counterattack
    Mar16

    Freeland condemns Russian aggression in Crimea, prompting Kremlin counterattack

    Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland strongly condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “severe repression of human rights” in occupied Crimea on Thursday, spurring a toughly worded counterattack from the Russian embassy in Ottawa. Ms. Freeland issued a statement Thursday on the third anniversary of Russian forces annexing Crimea,...

    Germany’s Merkel to make rare Russia visit for Putin talks
    Mar16

    Germany’s Merkel to make rare Russia visit for Putin talks

    MOSCOW – Germany’s Angela Merkel will visit Moscow for talks on May 2, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, for the first bilateral visit since Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea Peninsula in 2014. There is no immediate prospect that… …read more Source:...

    Germany’s Merkel to make rare Russia visit for Putin talks
    Mar16

    Germany’s Merkel to make rare Russia visit for Putin talks

    MOSCOW – Germany’s Angela Merkel will visit Moscow for talks on May 2, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, for the first bilateral visit since Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea Peninsula in 2014. There is no immediate prospect that… …read more Source:...