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Ukraine ready for Donbass peace deal – Zelensky

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has announced that he is ready for the other Normandy Format members – France, Germany and Russia – to come to a new agreement regarding the ongoing conflict in his country’s Donbass region. “We are prepared to come to a necessary solution during the new summit of …

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War or uneasy peace? What 2022 heralds for US-China relations

As 2021 comes to a close and Joe Biden edges towards one year in office, there’s one thing clear already: contrary to hopes and wishes, there’s been no reversal in the confrontational foreign policy the Trump administration set towards China, even if it has been less erratic in its presentation.  …

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Ukraine proposes peace plan for Donbass

The steps were announced by President Volodymyr Zelensky and his senior adviser, Andrey Yermak, at a conference of Ukrainian ambassadors on Tuesday. According to Zelensky, the propositions can be implemented by the parties in the Normandy Format talks – Berlin, Moscow, Kiev and Paris – and also Washington. “We passed …

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North Korea, US ready for peace in decades-old war that never ended

South Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in, broke the news on Monday at a joint press conference with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in Canberra. He went on to express cautious optimism that an official end-of-war declaration would serve to unfreeze broader normalization between the North and the South. However, officials in …

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Russian Nobel Peace Prize winner fined for breaking law

The penalty comes just a month after Muratov was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in Sweden for “efforts to safeguard freedom of expression.” Moscow’s Basmanny District Court penalized Muratov and the newspaper a total of three times, with the editor-in-chief being fined 12,000 rubles ($164) and the outlet 120,000 rubles …

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Minneapolis votes on replacing police with ‘peace officers’

Minneapolis is holding municipal elections on Tuesday, with the post of mayor and city councillors being contested. The poll has been somewhat overshadowed by Question 2 on the ballots, however, which asks citizens to help decide the future of the city’s embattled police department. It proposes replacing the department, which …

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