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    France, Germany: More Ukraine Sanctions Possible
    Feb20

    France, Germany: More Ukraine Sanctions Possible

    France’s president Francois Hollande and Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday more sanctions are possible if there is no end to violations of the Minsk peace accord. U.S. diplomats in Washington quietly endorsed the Europeans’ view, saying there would be “additional costs” for those who ignore the Minsk...

    Kerry Will Head to Geneva for Iran Nuclear Talks
    Feb20

    Kerry Will Head to Geneva for Iran Nuclear Talks

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s talks next week on Iran’s nuclear program will come at a time when a report has raised new questions about whether Tehran is in full compliance with guidelines to show that its program is peaceful. Kerry travels Sunday to Geneva, where he will meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and...

    Leaders Renew Backing of Beleaguered Ukraine Cease-fire
    Feb20

    Leaders Renew Backing of Beleaguered Ukraine Cease-fire

    The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany have pledged renewed support for a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, amid reports of fresh fighting near the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol. The leaders on Thursday condemned the fighting and urged both sides to observe the truce, which has seen a series of violations. Ukrainian military spokesman...

    Unrest, Shortages Mark Anniversary of Ukraine Protests
    Feb20

    Unrest, Shortages Mark Anniversary of Ukraine Protests

    Ukrainians are marking the first anniversary of Kyiv protests that led to the ouster of a pro-Russian president and subsequent fighting in Ukraine’s Russian-speaking east. After more than 5,600 deaths and much destruction, the country continues to suffer from a political and economic crisis. VOA’s Zlatica Hoke reports. …read...

    Western Officials: Putin ‘Danger’ to Baltic States
    Feb19

    Western Officials: Putin ‘Danger’ to Baltic States

    Senior Western officials accused Russia on Thursday of redrawing the map of Europe by force and posing a threat to the Baltic states. Russian President Vladimir Putin is a “real and present danger” to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and NATO is getting ready to repel any aggression, British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said. Valdis...

    Justice for Kyiv Clash Victims Elusive 1 Year Later
    Feb19

    Justice for Kyiv Clash Victims Elusive 1 Year Later

    Ukraine is marking one year since anti-government protests in the capital, Kyiv, ended in clashes that left more than 100 dead and sent then-president Viktor Yanukovych fleeing to Russia. Despite a change in government, no one has been held accountable for the deaths and the families of many victims are skeptical they will ever see justice....

    Ukraine’s President Calls for International Peacekeeping Mission
    Feb19

    Ukraine’s President Calls for International Peacekeeping Mission

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called for an international peacekeeping mission for his country after ordering several thousand of his troops out of the strategic eastern Ukrainian town of Debaltseve, which has been taken over by Russia-backed separatists. Poroshenko’s office reported late Wednesday that a meeting of the...

    World Leaders Demand Access for Monitors to Eastern Ukraine
    Feb19

    World Leaders Demand Access for Monitors to Eastern Ukraine

    European Union and NATO leaders are calling on Russia to stop supporting separatists in eastern Ukraine and to adhere to a mediated truce agreed to last week in Belarus. Despite the agreement, pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine attacked withdrawing government troops and took control of a key town in eastern Ukraine. Fighting has had a...

    A Year Later, Kyiv Uprising Victims Still Wait for Justice
    Feb18

    A Year Later, Kyiv Uprising Victims Still Wait for Justice

    Nineteen-year-old Roman Guryk was a bit of a rebel, but he cared deeply about his two younger sisters, his friends and a European future for Ukraine. A year ago, he gathered with thousands of other anti-government protesters near the Hotel Ukraine in central Kyiv. When they came under fire, Roman helped evacuate the wounded, his father, Igor,...

    The Path Of Blood: Remembering Ukraine’s Maidan Massacre
    Feb18

    The Path Of Blood: Remembering Ukraine’s Maidan Massacre

    Between February 18 and 21, 2014, antigovernment protests in central Kyiv descended into deadly violence. Ukrainian government forces fought fierce battles with the demonstrators. One year on, witnesses recall those dramatic days. (Produced by Claire Bigg, Andrew Wills, Anastasia Moskvychova) …read more Source: Voice of...

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