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Was Putin's visit to Berlin worthwhile? - Russia and India Report;

Was Putin's visit to Berlin worthwhile? - Russia and India Report

Russia and India ReportWas Putin's visit to Berlin worthwhile?Russia and India Reportpeace plan for eastern Ukraine Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko attend talks on a stalled peace plan for eastern Ukraine at the ...and more »

Was Putin's visit to Berlin worthwhile? - Russia and India Report;

Was Putin's visit to Berlin worthwhile? - Russia and India Report

Russia and India ReportWas Putin's visit to Berlin worthwhile?Russia and India ReportAs widely expected, the meeting of the Normandy Four in Berlin on October 19 did not yield any breakthroughs to settle the crisis in eastern Ukraine. Russian analysts believe that the Normandy format is ineffective for bringing change, and that ...and more »

Kremlin satisfied with Ukraine peace talks in Berlin - Russia Beyond the Headlines;

Kremlin satisfied with Ukraine peace talks in Berlin - Russia Beyond the Headlines

Russia Beyond the HeadlinesKremlin satisfied with Ukraine peace talks in BerlinRussia Beyond the Headlines"In general, positively," Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said when asked to assess the results of the Berlin summit. He recalled, "We have never had any inflated expectations, we warned against inflated expectations. We said that another ...and more »

Kremlin Assesses Recent Normandy Four Talks on Ukraine as Positive - Sputnik International;

Kremlin Assesses Recent Normandy Four Talks on Ukraine as Positive - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalKremlin Assesses Recent Normandy Four Talks on Ukraine as PositiveSputnik InternationalMoscow positively assesses the recent Normandy Four format talks on the situation in Donbass held in Berlin, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Wednesday, the leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine ...and more »

Kremlin says Berlin talks on Ukraine crisis were positive - Reuters;

Kremlin says Berlin talks on Ukraine crisis were positive - Reuters

ReutersKremlin says Berlin talks on Ukraine crisis were positiveReutersRussian marines parade during the Navy Day celebrations in Sevastopol, Crimea, July 31, 2016. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov. MOSCOW Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday talks on the Ukraine crisis in Berlin were "as a whole, positive".and more »

Merkel hosts Putin for Ukraine peace talks in Berlin - Free Press Journal

Merkel hosts Putin for Ukraine peace talks in BerlinFree Press JournalBerlin : Moscow and Kiev have agreed to end a deadlock on the conflict in eastern Ukraine by the end of November, Ukraine's president said, after a four-way summit in Berlin with the leaders of France and Germany, reports AFP. After Wednesday's five ...and more »

Reasons to be hopeful about the Normandy format talks in Berlin - Russia Direct;

Reasons to be hopeful about the Normandy format talks in Berlin - Russia Direct

Russia DirectReasons to be hopeful about the Normandy format talks in BerlinRussia DirectThe negotiations in Berlin, despite the low expectations and seemingly modest results, were very important. The “Normandy format” proved its viability as an important platform for high-level discussions involving Russia. Normandy format talks in Berlin ...and more »

Syria Says Aleppo Ceasefire Has Begun, Promises 'Safe Exit' - teleSUR English;

Syria Says Aleppo Ceasefire Has Begun, Promises 'Safe Exit' - teleSUR English

teleSUR EnglishSyria Says Aleppo Ceasefire Has Begun, Promises 'Safe Exit'teleSUR EnglishPeople carry Free Syrian Army flags while attending a protest against evacuating civilians out of Aleppo, in the rebel held besieged al-Shaar neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria October 20, 2016. | Photo: Reuters. Previous; Next. Published 20 October 2016. 0.and more »

Putin backs armed OSCE mission in east Ukraine - Deutsche Welle;

Putin backs armed OSCE mission in east Ukraine - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WellePutin backs armed OSCE mission in east UkraineDeutsche WelleThe mission is a key feature of a peace roadmap, which France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine discussed in Berlin on Wednesday. Pro-Moscow rebels have objected to the deployment of armed observers in east Ukraine. Angela Merkel und Wladimir Putin in ...and more »

Kiev Remains Committed to Minsk Accords But Not Against Ukraine's Interests - Sputnik International;

Kiev Remains Committed to Minsk Accords But Not Against Ukraine's Interests - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalKiev Remains Committed to Minsk Accords But Not Against Ukraine's InterestsSputnik InternationalKiev continues to be committed to the Minsk agreements on Ukraine, but not against the country's interests, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday. The Federal Palace (Parliament) in Bern, Switzerland. (File). © Sputnik/ Alexey Filippov.and more »

Lauren Van Metre: No peace without the people – a case for grassroots reconciliation in Ukraine - Kyiv Post;

Lauren Van Metre: No peace without the people – a case for grassroots reconciliation in Ukraine - Kyiv Post

Kyiv PostLauren Van Metre: No peace without the people – a case for grassroots reconciliation in UkraineKyiv PostDemonstrators wear the Ukrainian flag and hold posters reading "Hands off Ukraine" during a protest against Russia's intervention in Ukraine in front of the Russian embassy in Vilnius, on March 3, 2014. Photo by AFP PHOTO / PETRAS MALUKAS.and more »

Putin backs armed OSCE mission to east Ukraine: Kremlin - DunyaNews Pakistan;

Putin backs armed OSCE mission to east Ukraine: Kremlin - DunyaNews Pakistan

DunyaNews PakistanPutin backs armed OSCE mission to east Ukraine: KremlinDunyaNews Pakistan"It has been confirmed at rallies with several thousand people that took place on our territories." MOSCOW (AFP) - President Vladimir Putin backs an armed OSCE mission to war-torn eastern Ukraine, the Kremlin said Thursday, in spite of objections by ...and more »

Putin in Berlin - Carnegie Europe;

Putin in Berlin - Carnegie Europe

Carnegie EuropePutin in BerlinCarnegie EuropeBy inviting Vladimir Putin to Berlin on October 19 to discuss the continuing conflict in eastern Ukraine and Russia's bombardment of the Syrian city of Aleppo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel confirmed her pivotal role in the European Union. During six ...and more »

Little optimism after Normandy format meeting - Deutsche Welle;

Little optimism after Normandy format meeting - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleLittle optimism after Normandy format meetingDeutsche WelleSkepticism, renewed accusations and a little gloating. Reactions from Kyiv and Moscow after the Ukraine crisis meeting in Berlin offer little hope for a breakthrough. Treffen zu Beratungen über Ukraine-Konflikt in Berlin (picture-alliance/dpa/. Don't ...and more »

Syria: Aleppo attack 'pause' ridiculed by rebels - Aljazeera.com;

Syria: Aleppo attack 'pause' ridiculed by rebels - Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comSyria: Aleppo attack 'pause' ridiculed by rebelsAljazeera.comOpposition fighters denounce temporary ceasefire as effort by Russia and Syrian government to seize rebel-held areas. 20 Oct 2016 17:48 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. A medic holds a dead child after air strikes in the rebel ...and more »

Aleppo 'humanitarian pause' extended for a day, says Russia - Herald Scotland

Aleppo 'humanitarian pause' extended for a day, says RussiaHerald ScotlandA break in fighting in Aleppo has been extended for one more day, Russia's defence minister said. Sergei Shoigu said the "humanitarian pause" has been extended on President Vladimir Putin's instructions and supported by the Syrian government. Russia ...and more »

French Pres. calls for extension of truce in Syria's Aleppo - Kuwait News Agency

French Pres. calls for extension of truce in Syria's AleppoKuwait News AgencyBRUSSELS, Oct 20 (KUNA) -- French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday that his priority is to prolong the truce in Aleppo, but warned that all options against Russia are open. "Yesterday with German Chancellor, Angela Merkel we put pressure on ...and more »

Poroshenko praises fact of Normandy format meeting as such after yearlong pause - Interfax

Poroshenko praises fact of Normandy format meeting as such after yearlong pauseInterfaxUkrainian President Petro Poroshenko sees Wednesday's negotiations in the Normandy format in Berlin as a fact important in itself. "In fact, do you remember the skepticism that existed in August, when some said that the Normandy format had ceased to ...and more »

As Ukraine peace talks fall again in Berlin, did Putin have other aims? - Russia Beyond the Headlines

As Ukraine peace talks fall again in Berlin, did Putin have other aims?Russia Beyond the HeadlinesPredictably, the meeting of the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France in Berlin on Oct. 19 once again failed to bring any breakthroughs in the settlement of the crisis in eastern Ukraine. Russian observers believe that the current format is ...and more »

Why Moscow goes the length of humanitarian armistice yet again - Pravda;

Why Moscow goes the length of humanitarian armistice yet again - Pravda

PravdaWhy Moscow goes the length of humanitarian armistice yet againPravdaThe Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed upon proposal of the French leader Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel to extend humanitarian armistice in Syria. Putin claimed that Russia would not carry out air strikes in Syria, unless ...and more »