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      Global tribunal in Hamburg tells Moscow to free Ukrainian sailors ‘immediately’
      May25

      Global tribunal in Hamburg tells Moscow to free Ukrainian sailors ‘immediately’

      An international tribunal on Saturday urged Russia to release “immediately” 24 Ukrainian sailors seized last November off the Crimea peninsula. …read more Source: The Local...

      Merkel pledges support to Ukraine after comedian Zelensky win
      Apr22

      Merkel pledges support to Ukraine after comedian Zelensky win

      German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday congratulated comedian Volodymyr Zelensky on his landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election, saying she hopes the vote will help stabilise the troubled country. …read more Source: The Local...

      Berlinale film on ‘fake news’ of Soviet-era famine holds lessons for today
      Feb11

      Berlinale film on ‘fake news’ of Soviet-era famine holds lessons for today

      Polish director Agnieszka Holland premiered a film at Berinale about the cover-up of Stalin’s mass famine in Ukraine with the complicity of the West, arguing this early example of “fake news” was still toxic today. …read more Source: The Local...

      Macron, Merkel urge ‘full’ Ukraine ceasefire ahead of planned truce

      Dec29

      Macron, Merkel urge ‘full’ Ukraine ceasefire ahead of planned truce


      The leaders of France and Germany on Friday reiterated their call for a “solid, full and permanent ceasefire” in Ukraine’s conflict-torn east ahead of a planned cessation of hostilities. …read more Source: The Local...

      Putin and Merkel defend Nord Stream pipeline
      May19

      Putin and Merkel defend Nord Stream pipeline

      Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel put on a rare show of unity Friday defending the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, criticised by Ukraine and threatened by US sanctions. …read more Source: The Local...

      Merkel arrives in Russia for talks with Putin about Iran, Ukraine and energy
      May18

      Merkel arrives in Russia for talks with Putin about Iran, Ukraine and energy

      Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Friday, as Moscow and Europe make rare joint efforts to save the Iran nuclear deal. …read more Source: The Local...

      Merkel blasts breaches of Ukraine truce
      May12

      Merkel blasts breaches of Ukraine truce

      German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said she was deeply concerned by repeated breaches of a ceasefire between government forces and Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Local...

      Ukraine urges sanctions against ex-Chancellor Schröder over Putin links
      Mar19

      Ukraine urges sanctions against ex-Chancellor Schröder over Putin links

      Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said the EU should consider levelling sanctions against Germany’s former chancellor Gerhard Schröder for his vocal support of the Russian government. …read more Source: The Local...

      Munich Security Conference 2018 – City Center becomes a restricted area
      Mar07

      Munich Security Conference 2018 – City Center becomes a restricted area

      This year’s Munich Security Conference (MSC) will be held from February 16 – 18th, 2018 at the “Hotel Bayerischer Hof” again. On the agenda are, in particular, the future and ability of the EU to act and its relations with Russia and the United States. Further points of discussion will be the threat to the liberal national...

      Merkel and Macron call for ‘peaceful settlement’ in eastern Ukraine
      Dec24

      Merkel and Macron call for ‘peaceful settlement’ in eastern Ukraine

      The leaders of Germany and France called on Saturday for all sides in the Ukraine conflict to “face their responsibilities” after a rise in ceasefire violations in the east of the country. …read more Source: The Local...