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    Tillerson, Lavrov to meet Wednesday
    May08

    Tillerson, Lavrov to meet Wednesday

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Wednesday in Washington to “discuss Ukraine, Syria and bilateral issues,” the State Department announced Monday. Lavrov and Tillerson met in Moscow in April, where they expressed conflicting views on whether Syrian President Bashar Assad was responsible for a...

    Eurovision Acts Arrive For Red Carpet Welcome in Kyiv
    May08

    Eurovision Acts Arrive For Red Carpet Welcome in Kyiv

    Kyiv rolled out the red carpet on May 7 as competitors arrived ahead of the 62nd Eurovision Song Contest. Ukraine won the right to host the annual extravaganza this year by virtue of the country’s win last year in Sweden. Acts chosen in 42 countries in Europe and beyond are hoping to be crowned champion in the final round on May 13. As of...

    Tillerson to meet Russia’s Lavrov this week
    May08

    Tillerson to meet Russia’s Lavrov this week

    Top diplomats to discuss Ukraine, Syria, bilateral issues, says US State Department …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Tillerson to meet Russia’s Lavrov this week
    May08

    Tillerson to meet Russia’s Lavrov this week

    Top diplomats to discuss Ukraine, Syria, bilateral issues, says US State Department …read more Source: World...

    Putin urges Macron to shed distrust and ‘join forces’
    May08

    Putin urges Macron to shed distrust and ‘join forces’

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday urged French election winner Emmanuel Macron to bridge deep rifts and work together in the face of the “growing threat of terrorism and violent extremism”. “The citizens of France entrusted you to lead the country in a difficult period for Europe and for the entire world community. The growing...

    Tillerson, Lavrov to meet this week in Washington (AFP)
    May08

    Tillerson, Lavrov to meet this week in Washington (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet in Washington on Wednesday with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov to discuss issues including the conflict in Ukraine and how to end the war in Syria, the State Department said. …read more Source: The West...

    Macron victory: How French presidential election is being received
    May08

    Macron victory: How French presidential election is being received

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential election (all times local): 2:20 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she is “very happy” that Emmanuel Macron has won the presidential election in France. Speaking at a party event Monday in Berlin, Merkel said Macron bears the hopes of many Europeans. She pledged to continue...

    Kiev Regularly Stages Armed Provocations in Donbass: Russian Foreign Minister
    May08

    Kiev Regularly Stages Armed Provocations in Donbass: Russian Foreign Minister

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Ukraine’s law enforcement agencies’ staff is regularly staging armed provocations on the contact line in Donbass so that not to implement the political portion of Minsk agreements, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday in an interview with Mir TV Channel. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    Eurovision 2017: more than Pride at stake for Kiev
    May08

    Eurovision 2017: more than Pride at stake for Kiev

    As a gay activist, Zoryan Kis knows how dangerous life can be in Ukraine …read more Source: The Irish...

    Emmanuel Macron’s foreign policy doctrine(s)
    May08

    Emmanuel Macron’s foreign policy doctrine(s)

    France’s President-elect Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old foreign policy novice, won the keys to the Elysée palace without giving a major address on international affairs. His views, informed by a broad coterie of policy advisers and French grandees, are largely unformed — with one, new exception. To listen to his closest...