Ukraine’s Zelenskiy wants ‘legitimate’ local elections in Donetsk, Luhansk

By |februar 15th, 2020|Donbas, News, Normandy format, Russia, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Addressing the Munich Security Conference on Saturday (15 February), Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy repeated his plea for Western support and for holding local elections in the separatist-held regions of Donetsk and Lugansk together with the rest of the country in October.

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The Kremlin is pushing Belarus to merge with Russia: Lukashenko

By |februar 14th, 2020|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, Mike Pompeo, News, oil, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

The Kremlin is pushing Belarus to merge with Russia in exchange for cheap energy, the Belarusian leader said Friday (14 February), as Russian strongman Vladimir Putin is believed to be maneuvering to extend his stay in power.

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Polish PM seeks visit to Russia for Smolensk plane crash and Katyn anniversaries

By |februar 14th, 2020|Jaroslav Kaczynski, Katyn massacre, Lech Kaczynski, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, PiS, Poland, Russia, Smolensk crash, Vladimir Putin, World War II|

Poland’s prime minister said he wants to visit Russia to commemorate the victims of a World War Two massacre and 2010 plane crash, amid heightened tensions with Moscow after recent comments by Vladimir Putin about Poland’s historical role.

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Senior appointments in Moscow and Kyiv point to tentative thaw

By |februar 12th, 2020|News, Normandy format, Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine crisis, Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

New senior appointments in Moscow and Kyiv on Tuesday (11 February) pointed towards a tentative thaw in ties, after the Ukrainian president's new chief of staff offered guarded praise for the man put in charge of the Ukraine file in the Kremlin.

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Russia says alarmed by US deployment of low-yield nuclear missiles

By |februar 6th, 2020|INF Treaty, low-yield nuclear weapons, News, nuclear arms, Russia, START treaty, United States, Vladimir Putin|

Russia is alarmed by the US Navy’s decision to deploy low-yield nuclear missiles on submarines since they heighten the risk of a limited nuclear war, a Russian official said on Wednesday (5 February).

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Poroshenko: More tanks in Donbas than in the German Bundeswehr

By |januar 31st, 2020|Donbas conflict, Nato, News, Petro Poroshenko, Russia, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin|

The former president of Ukraine sat down with EURACTIV warned that without the elusive ceasefire the loss of Ukrainian lives continues.

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Supreme Ruler Putin? Kremlin non-committal on proposed new job description

By |januar 30th, 2020|Authoritarianism, News, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

The Kremlin said on Wednesday (29 January) that President Vladimir Putin had no view on a proposal that would see his job description change to Supreme Ruler from head of state after a government commission said it was considering the idea.

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With anti-Semitism on the rise, Auschwitz liberation commemorated

By |januar 27th, 2020|anti-Semitism, Frank Walter Steinmeier, Holocaust, Jews, Nazi Germany, News, PiS, Poland, Russia, Vladimir Putin, World War II|

World leaders join ageing Holocaust survivors in Poland on Monday (27 January) to mark 75 years since the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp by Soviet troops, amid concerns over a global resurgence of anti-Semitism.

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Russia gets new government in what Putin calls ‘major renewal’

By |januar 22nd, 2020|Alexander Novak, Mikhail Mishustin, News, Russia, Sergei Lavrov, Sergei Shoigu, Vladimir Putin|

Russian President Vladimir Putin approved a new government on Tuesday (22 January) which he described as a break with the past, bringing in some fresh faces but retaining many senior ministers.

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Russian prime minister and government resign after Putin speech

By |januar 15th, 2020|Dmitry Medvedev, News, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday (15 January) that his government was resigning to give President Vladimir Putin room to carry out the changes he wants to make to the constitution.

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