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    Tentative ceasefire agreed for eastern Ukraine
    Feb18

    Tentative ceasefire agreed for eastern Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said a truce between pro-Russian rebels and Ukraine’s army will start on Monday. But Kyiv has said it is “not at all” happy with the deal made at the Munich Security Conference. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Putin orders Russia to recognise documents issued in rebel-held east Ukraine
    Feb18

    Putin orders Russia to recognise documents issued in rebel-held east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin ordered Russian authorities on Saturday to temporarily recognise civil registration documents issued in separatist-held areas of eastern Ukraine, a decision strongly criticised by Ukraine’s president. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel, Pence Vow Strong NATO Support
    Feb18

    Merkel, Pence Vow Strong NATO Support

    While German Chancellor Angela Merkel proposed that European nations strengthen their multilateral ties, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence praised NATO but made no mention of the European Union, fueling concerns about America’s new approach to international affairs. At the Munich Security Conference Saturday, Merkel delivered a speech...

    Poroshenko Received ‘Very Strong Message Supporting Ukraine’ From Top U.S. Officials
    Feb18

    Poroshenko Received ‘Very Strong Message Supporting Ukraine’ From Top U.S. Officials

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he received a “very strong message supporting Ukraine” in a meeting with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and recent talks with other top U.S. officials. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Signs Decree Temporarily Recognizing Passports Issued By Separatists In Ukraine
    Feb18

    Putin Signs Decree Temporarily Recognizing Passports Issued By Separatists In Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree temporarily recognizing identification documents issued in separatist-held areas of eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Merkel, Pence Vow Strong NATO Support
    Feb18

    Merkel, Pence Vow Strong NATO Support

    While German Chancellor Angela Merkel proposed that European nations strengthen their multilateral ties, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence praised NATO but made no mention of the European Union, fueling concerns about America’s new approach to international affairs. At the Munich Security Conference Saturday, Merkel delivered a speech...

    America comes in third: Trump’s foreign policy is looking more and more like “China First,” “Russia Second”
    Feb18

    America comes in third: Trump’s foreign policy is looking more and more like “China First,” “Russia Second”

    Vladimir Putin; Donald Trump (Credit: Reuters/Maxim Shipenkov/Christopher Aluka Berry/Photo montage by Salon) If there’s a single consistent aspect to Donald Trump’s strategic vision, it’s this: U.S. foreign policy should always be governed by the simple principle of “America First,” with this country’s vital interests...

    Russia’s Lavrov says Feb. 20 ceasefire in Ukraine has been agreed
    Feb18

    Russia’s Lavrov says Feb. 20 ceasefire in Ukraine has been agreed

    MUNICH – Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday after meeting with his Ukrainian, German and French counterparts in Munich that a Feb. 20 ceasefire between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists has been agreed. “On Feb. 20… …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Lavrov says Feb. 20 ceasefire in Ukraine has been agreed
| Reuters
    Feb18

    Russia’s Lavrov says Feb. 20 ceasefire in Ukraine has been agreed | Reuters

    MUNICH Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday after meeting with his Ukrainian, German and French counterparts in Munich that a Feb. 20 ceasefire between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists has been agreed.”On Feb. 20 the ceasefire regime will start and withdrawal of heavy military hardware will also start .. The...

    Russia now recognizes Ukrainian rebel documents, passports
    Feb18

    Russia now recognizes Ukrainian rebel documents, passports

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an order for Russia to recognize passports and other documents issued by separatist rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...