Tuesday

21st Feb 2017

Ticker

US lowers expectations on EU-Russia-Ukraine meeting

Senior US diplomat Victoria Nuland said on Wednesday she does not think a meeting of US, EU, Russia and Ukraine foreign ministers in Geneva next Thursday will defuse the Ukraine crisis: "We do not have high expectations, but it is important to keep the door open to a diplomatic solution."

Column / Crude World

Nordstream 2: Alternative pipeline facts

Arguments put forward by Nord Stream 2's Brussels lobbyist in defence of the Russian-led project are not consistent and ignore some basic facts.

News in Brief

  1. Greece agrees on new bailout reforms
  2. EU commission denies Juncker resignation rumour
  3. US "strongly committed" to cooperation with EU, says vice-president
  4. Wilders pulls out of second Dutch election TV debate
  5. Russia to recognise passports from breakaway Ukraine regions
  6. Pro-refugee marchers swarm through Barcelona
  7. Renzi seeks party's support
  8. EU probes China-funded rail project

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