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    Berlin, Paris, Moscow and Kyiv Discuss Ukraine Peace Deal
    Apr18

    Berlin, Paris, Moscow and Kyiv Discuss Ukraine Peace Deal

    The German government says the leaders of Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France have renewed their commitment to implementing a faltering peace deal for eastern Ukraine. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office said the German leader spoke by phone Monday night with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and French...

    Pence Reassures Japan On North Korea, Promises To Work With China
    Apr18

    Pence Reassures Japan On North Korea, Promises To Work With China

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence reassured Japan of American commitment to reining in North Korea’s nuclear and missile ambitions on Tuesday, after warning that U.S. strikes in Syria and Afghanistan showed the strength of its resolve.Pence arrived in Tokyo from South Korea, where he assured leaders of an “iron-clad” alliance with the United...

    Canada military signs agreement with Latvia for upcoming NATO deployment
    Apr18

    Canada military signs agreement with Latvia for upcoming NATO deployment

    Canada and Latvia have put in place an agreement governing the establishment of a NATO battlegroup in the eastern European country. This summer Canada will lead a multinational NATO battlegroup in Latvia as part of what the military has called the alliance’s enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) in Central and Eastern Europe. A technical...

    Germany, Russia, Ukraine, France discuss Ukraine peace deal
    Apr18

    Germany, Russia, Ukraine, France discuss Ukraine peace deal

    Germany, Russia, Ukraine, France discuss Ukraine peace deal …read more Source:...

    Journalist Semena Says Russian Charge ‘Not Legal But Political’
    Apr18

    Journalist Semena Says Russian Charge ‘Not Legal But Political’

    Mykola Semena, an RFE/RL contributor who is being tried by a Russian court in Crimea, says that he is being prosecuted for political reasons. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Germany’s Merkel and Russia’s Putin Discuss Ukraine Peace Deal
    Apr18

    Germany’s Merkel and Russia’s Putin Discuss Ukraine Peace Deal

    BERLIN (AP) — The German government says the leaders of Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France have renewed their commitment to implementing a faltering peace deal for eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Back-Channel Diplomat Still Shopping Peace Plan to Trump
    Apr18

    Ukraine’s Back-Channel Diplomat Still Shopping Peace Plan to Trump

    As power struggles heat up back home, Andrey Artemenko is pushing policy in Washington to play politics in Kiev. …read more Source: Foreign...

    There’s some irony here: The waters of Trump’s Washington are dark and deep
    Apr18

    There’s some irony here: The waters of Trump’s Washington are dark and deep

    (Credit: AP) Years ago, I worked for a wealthy television executive in Washington, DC, who had a posh Georgetown townhouse with a courtyard. In the center of his courtyard was a small fountain, and he became obsessed with getting hold of a certain dye for it that the National Park Service used in fountains and pools at various historic sites...

    Trump’s deep links to organized crime: Federal investigators know and the public is catching on
    Apr18

    Trump’s deep links to organized crime: Federal investigators know and the public is catching on

    Donald Trump (Credit: AP/Kevin Hagen) As President Donald Trump discovers the prerogative of unilaterally making war, the media gaze has turned away from the ongoing FBI, House and Senate investigation of his Russia ties to the simpler dramas of cruise missiles, big bombs and tough but loose talk on North Korea. Yet even the “mother of all bombs”...

    Abused circus bears get second lease of life in Ukraine
    Apr18

    Abused circus bears get second lease of life in Ukraine

    Dental treatment by the best vets, open air and fresh fish instead of dubious leftovers and abuse — life has changed markedly for brown bears rescued from Ukrainian circuses and restaurants and given a second lease of life in the city of Zhytomyr. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...