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    [Ticker] Russia to recognise passports from breakaway Ukraine regions
    Feb20

    [Ticker] Russia to recognise passports from breakaway Ukraine regions

    Russia will recognise passports issued by the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk republics in eastern Ukraine, Russian president Vladimir Putin announced on Saturday. People from the eastern regions will be able to travel into Russia without applying for a visa. The decree also recognises identity papers, diplomas, birth and marriage...

    Unconventional cash project challenges aid status quo in Lebanon
    Feb20

    Unconventional cash project challenges aid status quo in Lebanon

    The EU and Britain have met resistance to a new $85 million project to simplify cash allowances for Syrian refugees. In future, only one contractor will handle the payments and another will monitor the project, replacing systems involving some nine aid agencies. The donors say the new arrangement, due to start n the next few months, will reduce...

    Trump aides pushing back-door peace plan for Ukraine: New York Times
    Feb20

    Trump aides pushing back-door peace plan for Ukraine: New York Times

    Trump’s aides have proposed a back-door plan aimed at reaching out a peace agreement between Russia and Ukraine, the New York Times reports. …read more Source:...

    Ceasefire supposed to start in eastern Ukraine
    Feb20

    Ceasefire supposed to start in eastern Ukraine

    According to an international agreement reached over the weekend in Munich, a ceasefire should start on Monday, February 20, in the Donbas war raging in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Pence takes charm offensive to EU and NATO
    Feb20

    Pence takes charm offensive to EU and NATO

    US Vice President Mike Pence (R) talks to Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel at the end of a European tour meeting EU and NATO leaders/AFPBRUSSELS, Belgium, Feb 20 – US Vice President Mike Pence meets EU and NATO leaders Monday at the end of a European trip aimed at reassuring allies worried that President Donald Trump might abandon them. Upon...

    Clashes as Ukraine ultra-nationalists back rail blockade
    Feb20

    Clashes as Ukraine ultra-nationalists back rail blockade

    Ukraine has declared a state of emergency in the energy sector over the railway blockade, which was launched in late January to protest at Kiev trading with Russian-backed rebels in the east. …read more Source: World...

    Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan: NYT
    Feb20

    Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan: NYT

    Trump lawyer Michel Cohen hand-delivered a “peace” plan for Russia and Ukraine to former national security adviser Michael Flynn before Flynn was asked to resign according to a report in the New York Times …read more Source: World...

    Here We Go Again: Russia Gets Swatted Over Cyberattacks In Another Election
    Feb20

    Here We Go Again: Russia Gets Swatted Over Cyberattacks In Another Election

    Just months after the U.S. intelligence community determined that the Russian government was behind cyberattacks during the American presidential campaign, the same thing appears to be happening in France.France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault lashed Russia for suspected hacks in the country, calling them “unacceptable.”“This form of...

    Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan: NYT
    Feb20

    Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan: NYT

    President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer has given him a peace plan for Ukraine drawn up by non-diplomats, and which has outraged officials in Kiev, The New York Times reported on Sunday. The report comes after the Times reported senior Trump aides were in regular contact with Russian intelligence during the US presidential campaign. US...

    Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan: NYT
    Feb20

    Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan: NYT

    President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer has given him a peace plan for Ukraine drawn up by non-diplomats, and which has outraged officials in Kiev, The New York Times reported on Sunday. The report comes after the Times reported senior Trump aides were in regular contact with Russian intelligence during the US presidential campaign. US...