Latest News Wires Merkel meets with Poroshenko, pushing for peace in Ukraine

On Saturday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel made her first trip to Ukraine since fighting broke out four months ago between pro-Russian separatists and government forces. Merkel pledged her support for a path toward peace.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel flew in to the Ukrainian capital on Saturday and said she wanted to help end a crisis over Ukraine which flared again after Russia sent a convoy of trucks into Ukraine without Kiev's permission.