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    Merkel, Putin: No alternative to Minsk deal on Ukraine
    May02

    Merkel, Putin: No alternative to Minsk deal on Ukraine

    German and Russian leaders discuss Ukraine and Syria conflicts as ties between the West and Moscow remain tense. …read more Source: AL...

    Merkel ‘not afraid’ as she lands on Planet Putin
    May02

    Merkel ‘not afraid’ as she lands on Planet Putin

    A few days after Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014, Angela Merkel famously remarked that Vladimir Putin was, “living in another world.” …read more Source: Sky...

    Western sanctions and languid Russian economy
    May02

    Western sanctions and languid Russian economy

    Stringent international sanctions imposed on Russia for its role in the Ukraine conflict have sucked the momentum out of the Russian economy over the past couple of years. The nation’s growth prospects remain lethargic. …read more Source:...

    Europe media independence faces rising threats: watchdog
    May02

    Europe media independence faces rising threats: watchdog

    Countries with well-funded public service broadcasters experience less rightwing extremism and corruption according to human rights commissioner Nils Muiznieks -AFP photo STRASBOURG, FRANCE: The Council of Europe added its voice Tuesday to global concern over press freedom, saying that European public broadcasters and their regulators face...

    News Roundup for May 2, 2017
    May02

    News Roundup for May 2, 2017

    It’s the news, don’t get the blues.1. 25 people were arrested in the May Day protests in Portland. Smoke bombs, glass bottles, and wait for it… cans of Pepsi were hurled at police. No word as to whether or not Kendall Jenner was present. More here.2. The ill-fated Fyre Festival has been hit with a $100 million lawsuit. But good news!...

    G20, Syria, Ukraine and human rights dominate Putin-Merkel talks
    May02

    G20, Syria, Ukraine and human rights dominate Putin-Merkel talks

    Putin and Merkel talk G20, Ukraine, Syria and human rights …read more Source:...

    People Gather in Ukraine’s Odessa to Commemorate Anniversary of 2014 Massacre
    May02

    People Gather in Ukraine’s Odessa to Commemorate Anniversary of 2014 Massacre

    ODESSA (Ukraine) (Sputnik) — People came together for the remembrance rally on the Kulykove Pole square-garden near the Trade Unions House, located in the historical part of the city. The rally goers said that organizers of the event had been detained by the Security Service of Ukraine. During the rally, the attendees read poems in honor of the...

    Putin, Merkel struggle to move past differences in tense meeting
| Reuters
    May02

    Putin, Merkel struggle to move past differences in tense meeting | Reuters

    By Andreas Rinke and Denis Pinchuk | SOCHI, Russia SOCHI, Russia German Chancellor Angela Merkel, on a rare visit to Russia, said that Berlin and Moscow had to keep talking despite their disagreements, but those same differences overshadowed her talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday.At a news conference following a meeting in the...

    German chancellor in Russia to discuss Ukraine, Syria with Putin
    May02

    German chancellor in Russia to discuss Ukraine, Syria with Putin

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Russia for talks on major issues, including the crisis in Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source: Iran...

    Merkel: EU will lift Russia sanctions when Minsk accords implemented
    May02

    Merkel: EU will lift Russia sanctions when Minsk accords implemented

    The European Union will lift sanctions against Russia once all sides in Ukraine commit to the ceasefire agreed in the Minsk accords, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday at a joint press conference with Vladimir Putin, Reuters reported. “For me, the aim is to reach the point in the implementation of the Minsk accords where we can lift the...