Mancini unlikely to drop Russia’s Zenit for West Ham — Italian ex-striker VialliSport October 23, 20:05
Volkswagen and Daimler inspected in European Commission’s antimonopoly probesBusiness & Economy October 23, 19:40
Baltic Fleet corvettes on long-distance voyage pass through English ChannelMilitary & Defense October 23, 18:56
South Korean chain to open 33 movie theaters in MoscowBusiness & Economy October 23, 18:41
Russian MP blasts Riga’s educational language reform ploy as ‘linguistic genocide’World October 23, 18:28
Collector robbed of masterpieces by top Russian artists worth over half a million dollarsSociety & Culture October 23, 18:04
Russian expert calls Trump's decicion to quit UNESCO irresponsibleWorld October 23, 18:03
Russian anti-doping agency’s chief says all WADA’s reinstatement criteria metSport October 23, 17:50
Russia to focus on environmental problems at UN AssemblySociety & Culture October 23, 17:29
BERLIN, February 21, 0:59 /ITAR-TASS/. German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. counterpart Barack Obama discussing the situation in Ukraine with them, the German government press service reported on Thursday.
“The German chancellor informed about current mission of the foreign ministers of Germany, France and Poland in Kiev,” the press service said. “The chancellor and both presidents shared the view that a political solution to crisis in Ukraine should be found and bloodshed should be stopped as quickly as possible,” the press service noted.
Putin voiced concern to Merkel over sharp deterioration of armed confrontation in Ukraine that radical wing of opposition is blamed for, the Kremlin press service reported earlier.
“Putin noted extreme importance of immediate end to bloodshed, need for urgent measures to stabilise the situation and curb extremist and terrorist raids,” the press service added.