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24.04.2015 PressTV

Pentagon: US has no troops in eastern Ukraine

Pentagon: US has no troops in eastern Ukraine

The Pentagon has rejected an assertion by Russia that that US troops were training Ukrainian forces in the eastern Ukraine. “This is a ridiculous attempt to shift the focus away from what is actually happening in eastern Ukraine,” Pentagon spokeswoman Eileen Lainez told reporters on Thursday. Lainez made the remarks … »

24.04.2015 PressTV

US presence in Ukraine in breach of Minsk accord: Russia

US presence in Ukraine in breach of Minsk accord: Russia

The presence of US paratroops in Ukraine to train government forces is in violation of the Minsk agreement on the Kiev side, Russia’s foreign minister says. Sergei Lavrov made the remarks during a phone conversation with US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday, according to the Russian Foreign Ministry. “Lavrov … »

26.03.2015 Pressenza Budapest

Moving away from war in Ukraine

Moving away from war in Ukraine

Statement by United for Peace and Justice The Ukraine conflict continues to fester, raising tensions in the region to levels not seen since the Cold War. Now the warring parties have agreed to a ceasefire and an approach to further negotiations towards a political solution. Despite this opportunity … »

26.03.2015 Pressenza Budapest

NATO and Russia—a tragedy unfolding

NATO and Russia—a tragedy unfolding

By Gunnar Westberg, IPPNW. In 1984 a group from IPPNW Sweden met with the Norwegian general Tönne Huitfeldt, at that time Chief of the Military Staff of NATO. He was a man with great confidence in himself and in the military system. “General Huitfeldt,” we asked, “when you work with … »

12.02.2015 PressTV

East Ukraine ceasefire to start February 15: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin says a ceasefire between warring Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russia forces in eastern Ukraine will take effect within the next few days. Speaking to reporters on Thursday following marathon talks in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, the Russian leader said he, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President … »

06.02.2015 PressTV

German chancellor says peace in Ukraine brings peace to Europe

German chancellor says peace in Ukraine brings peace to Europe

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says a German-French initiative to stop deadly clashes in eastern Ukraine is aimed at defending peace all over Europe. “It’s about representing our interests – German-French – but also European interests…. It’s about European peace… and the free self-determination of peoples, which is part of this … »

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