EU foreign ministers are spending another night in the Ukrainian capital to try to broker a peace deal, as downtown Kiev resembles a warzone.
The Ukranian ex-president, Viktor Yanukovych is suing against EU sanctions at the European Court of Justice. Even if the verdict falls in his favor, his bank account will remain inaccessible in the near future.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier has been sworn in as German president. The popular Social Democrat and former foreign minister used his maiden speech to urge Turkey's President Erdogan to ease tensions between their countries.
The US Secretary of State has called on Russia to honor the 2015 Minsk accord, which calls for a ceasefire in Ukraine. Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine's president, hailed the visit as a strong showing of Washington's support.
The OSCE is deeply divided between Russia and the West, making its dialogue platform key to maintaining security and managing conflict. At issue are the principles supporting European order.
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