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    Germany Warns ‘European Order’ at Risk Ahead of Ukraine Peace Talks
    Feb10

    Germany Warns ‘European Order’ at Risk Ahead of Ukraine Peace Talks

    Germany has warned that the ‘peaceful order of Europe’ is at risk if the West abandons the principle of territorial integrity. German Chancellor Angela Merkel made the comments in Washington ahead of a proposed meeting in Belarus Wednesday with the leaders of Russia, Ukraine and France, aimed at securing an end to the conflict in Ukraine....

    Russia Sanctions on Hold as EU Waits for Peace Talks
    Feb09

    Russia Sanctions on Hold as EU Waits for Peace Talks

    European Union foreign ministers agreed Monday to postpone further sanctions against Russia for a week to give time to a peace push to defuse the crisis in Ukraine. EU ministers meeting in Brussels made it clear their decision to delay new sanctions against Russia did not mean repealing them. In remarks to reporters following the talks on Monday,...

    German Chancellor to Hold Talks Monday with Obama on Ukraine
    Feb09

    German Chancellor to Hold Talks Monday with Obama on Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due in Washington Monday for talks with President Barack Obama on the fighting in Ukraine, amid intense diplomatic activity to end the crisis in the country. On Sunday, Merkel participated in four-way phone talks with the leaders of Ukraine, Russia and France on a French-German plan aimed at ending the surging...

    Washington Week: Focus on Ukraine Crisis
    Feb08

    Washington Week: Focus on Ukraine Crisis

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    G-20 to Focus on Spurring Global Economic Growth
    Feb08

    G-20 to Focus on Spurring Global Economic Growth

    Finance ministers and central bankers from the world’s 20 leading economies are gathering to discuss coordinating action to spur global economic growth. The G-20 ministers concerns about major economies running at different speeds and monetary policies diverging will top the agenda at talks Monday and Tuesday in Istanbul. Influencing the...

    Leaders Agree to New Ukraine Peace Talks in Minsk
    Feb08

    Leaders Agree to New Ukraine Peace Talks in Minsk

    The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany discussed by phone on Sunday a French-German peace plan to end the fighting in Ukraine. The talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel came amid an intense diplomatic push to end the...

    Russia, Western Powers Trade Accusations Over Ukraine
    Feb08

    Russia, Western Powers Trade Accusations Over Ukraine

    Comments by officials from Germany, the United States, Ukraine and Russia, all attending a major security conference in Munich on Saturday, indicate there are still big gaps between the U.S. and European view of the Ukraine crisis, on the one hand, and Russia’s position, on the other. VOA State Department correspondent Pam Dockins reports....

    Hollande: Peace Deal ‘One of Last Chances’ to End Ukraine Crisis
    Feb07

    Hollande: Peace Deal ‘One of Last Chances’ to End Ukraine Crisis

    Hollande, speaking Saturday at a security conference in Munich, was referring to peace talks that he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have held together with Russian President Vladimir Putin …read more Source: Voice of...

    Obama, Merkel to Look for Solution on Ukraine
    Feb07

    Obama, Merkel to Look for Solution on Ukraine

    After bidding for a peace deal with the Russians, German Chancellor Angela Merkel heads to Washington on Sunday for talks with President Barack Obama. The U.S. leader is considering providing lethal aid to Ukraine, something Merkel says her country will not do. Those differences will be on the agenda when she visits the White House. VOA White...

    Would US Military Aid to Ukraine Push Putin to Escalate?
    Feb07

    Would US Military Aid to Ukraine Push Putin to Escalate?

    As the United States weighs arming Ukraine’s military to bolster its fight against Russia-backed separatists, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande have begun talks in Moscow to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis. VOA’s Carol Castiel probed the issue with two experts. Steven Pifer is a senior...

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