Ukraine News Today May 2, 2017: 4 Ukrainian troops wounded amid 55 militant attacks in Donbas; Merkel sees no need to conclude new agreement on peaceful settlement of Ukraine conflict

Four Ukrainian troops wounded amid 55 militant attacks in Donbas Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 55 times in the past 24 hours, with four Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action, the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation

Turkey rallies row: Germany and Netherlands harden stance

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Germany and the Netherlands of "Nazism" after officials blocked rallies there, reports with reference to the BBC. Dutch PM Mark Rutte called his comments "unacceptable", while Germany's foreign minister said he hoped Turkey would "return to

Trump to ask Merkel for advice on Putin, Ukraine: U.S. officials

Merkel will visit the White House on Tuesday for talks with Trump and a joint news conference in what will be their first face-to-face meeting since the new U.S. president took power on Jan. 20, according to Reuters. They are expected to

German Chancellor Angela Merkel to visit Washington on March 14

According to a government source German Chancellor is due to meet with US President Donald Trump for the first time on March 14, Joinfo.comreports with reference to Deutsche Welle. Having developed a close friendship over eight years of cooperation with former US

Minsk agreements need urgent progress: Merkel

"The process continues. The Minsk agreements remain the basis for our ongoing efforts. They are recognized by all parties," she stated, UNIAN reports. "They contribute to the fact that it is possible to prevent even greater bloodshed. However, it is true that

Ukrainian President on working visit to Germany

February1, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko arrived in Berlin on a working visit to Germany. In the course of the visit the president Poroshenko will have a meeting with the Federal President Joachim Gauk and trilateral meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President

War in Ukraine is another exam for relations between Russia and Germany – Merkel

According to Merkel, the Russian-German relations in 2015 are under a serious test, mainly because of the war in Ukraine, every opportunity for a dialogue should be used, reports with reference to RIA Novosti. The greeting was read by Gernot Erler, Commissioner of