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    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...

    As Ukraine Talks Open, Civilians Evacuate from Embattled Strategic Town
    Feb06

    As Ukraine Talks Open, Civilians Evacuate from Embattled Strategic Town

    Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed rebels began evacuating civilians from a strategic town in eastern Ukraine Friday, as French and German leaders arrived in Moscow in an effort to replace a tattered cease-fire agreement. With fighting erupting in several places north, east and south of the regional commercial center of Donetsk, rebel forces have...

    Reporter’s Notebook: E. Ukraine Remains an Open Wound
    Feb06

    Reporter’s Notebook: E. Ukraine Remains an Open Wound

    Editor’s note: VOA’s London-based senior foreign correspondent, Al Pessin, spent six days in eastern Ukraine last week reporting on the Ukrainian military, frontline villages and towns, refugees and efforts to care for wounded troops. A thick layer of ice and a thin layer of snow cover much of eastern Ukraine. But it’s melting,...

    German, French Leaders Take Ukraine Peace Plan to Putin
    Feb06

    German, French Leaders Take Ukraine Peace Plan to Putin

    The leaders of Germany and France are due in Moscow Friday to present a new peace proposal aimed at ending an upsurge in fighting in eastern Ukraine near the Russian border. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande will present their proposal to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday, a day after meeting in Kyiv...

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