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    Merkel says ‘still no ceasefire’ in east Ukraine
    May11

    Merkel says ‘still no ceasefire’ in east Ukraine

    Moscow (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday said there was still no genuine ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, as she paid a visit to Moscow to commemorate millions of Soviet soldiers and civilians who died in WWII.”Unfortunately we still do not have a ceasefire today,” Merkel said after talks with Russian President...

    Polish Presidential Exit Poll Signals May 24 Runoff Vote
    May10

    Polish Presidential Exit Poll Signals May 24 Runoff Vote

    A key exit poll shows Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski finishing second in Sunday’s presidential elections, behind conservative challenger Andrzej Duda. The poll, commissioned by Polish national media and released moments after voting closed, gives challenger Duda nearly 35 percent of Sunday’s vote. Komorowski is shown winning...

    Merkel Urges More Russian Action to Halt Ukraine Fighting
    May10

    Merkel Urges More Russian Action to Halt Ukraine Fighting

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Russia Sunday to do more to urge pro-Russian separatists to abide by a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine and end fighting with Kyiv’s forces. “Unfortunately we still do not have a cease-fire today,” the German leader said after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. She was in Moscow...

    Angela Merkel visits Russia, confronts Putin over Ukraine
    May10

    Angela Merkel visits Russia, confronts Putin over Ukraine

    Thor BensonMOSCOW, May 10 (UPI) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Moscow on Sunday to commemorate the anniversary of the end of World War II. …read more Source: United Press...

    Germany urges Russia to put more pressure on Ukraine rebels
    May10

    Germany urges Russia to put more pressure on Ukraine rebels

    MOSCOW (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called during a visit to Moscow for Russia to do more to persuade separatists in eastern Ukraine to abide by a cease-fire that has been strained in recent weeks. …read more Source: U.S....

    Merkel visit after parade boycott does little to mend rift with Russia
    May10

    Merkel visit after parade boycott does little to mend rift with Russia

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited the Kremlin on Sunday to pay respects to the millions of Soviet lives lost in World War II and to press Russian President Vladimir Putin to use his influence with pro-Russia separatists to end the deadly conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Germany urges Russia to put more pressure on Ukraine rebels
    May10

    Germany urges Russia to put more pressure on Ukraine rebels

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called during a visit to Moscow for Russia to do more to persuade separatists in eastern Ukraine to abide by a cease-fire that has been strained in recent weeks. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Some Russian Soldiers Quit Over Ukraine
    May10

    Some Russian Soldiers Quit Over Ukraine

    MOSCOW/DONETSK (Reuters) – Some Russian soldiers are quitting the army because of the conflict in Ukraine, several soldiers and human rights activists have told Reuters. Their accounts call into question the Kremlin’s continued assertions that no Russian soldiers have been sent to Ukraine, and that any Russians fighting alongside...

    Germany urges Russia to put more pressure on Ukraine rebels
    May10

    Germany urges Russia to put more pressure on Ukraine rebels

    Speaking alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin at a press conference, Merkel said the past week’s creation of groups to negotiate a lasting settlement of the dispute provided a “glimmer of hope” but that progress was lacking elsewhere. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Germany Urges Russia to Put More Pressure on Ukraine Rebels
    May10

    Germany Urges Russia to Put More Pressure on Ukraine Rebels

    German leader Merkel urges Russia to put more pressure on Ukrainian rebels to back cease-fire …read more Source: ABC...