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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 … »

29.01.2015 PressTV

Gorbachev warns of risk of US-Russia armed conflict

Gorbachev warns of risk of US-Russia armed conflict

The last Soviet leader has accused the US of pushing Russia into a new Cold War that could lead to an armed conflict. “America… has already drawn us into a new Cold War,” Mikhail Gorbachev said in an interview published on Thursday. He added that “I can’t say for sure … »

20.01.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Peculiarities of the Russian national character

Peculiarities of the Russian national character

Recent events, such as the overthrow of the government in Ukraine, the secession of Crimea and its decision to join the Russian Federation, the subsequent military campaign against civilians in Eastern Ukraine, western sanctions against Russia, and, most recently, the attack on the ruble, have caused a certain phase transition … »

02.09.2014 Patrick Boylan

Is there still hope for peace in Ukraine?

Berlin 1961 (photomontage – NoWar-Roma) The Ukrainian government, like Israel in Gaza, relentlessly goes on bombing residential areas in the eastern regions “to kill the terrorists hiding out there” (but also the civilians living there). The separatists, called “terrorists”, are in a siege; to break it, they … »

19.05.2014 Prensa Latina

Russian Troops End Drills Near Ukraine

Russian Troops End Drills Near Ukraine

Moscow, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered troops involved in drills near the Ukrainian borders to return to their barracks after concluding operations, the Russian press service confirmed today. “The decision to return these forces to their barracks is linked to the end … »

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