Merkel presses Putin for release of OSCE hostages

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has again called Russian President Vladimir Putin and asked for his assistance in freeing seven observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe who are being held by pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine.

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