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    Russia claims Romania as a clear threat because of US anti-missile shield on its territorry
    Feb11

    Russia claims Romania as a clear threat because of US anti-missile shield on its territorry

    The Russian Foreign Ministry official, Alexander Botsan-Kharchenko, states that Moscow considers Romania as a threat to the safety of the Russian Federation, after the Romanian part of the U.S. missile shield was switched on in May 2016. “Romania’s stance and the stance of its leadership, who have turned the country into an outpost, is a clear...

    OSCE confirmed that Russia had been preparing to attack Avdiivka in Donbas for six months
    Feb10

    OSCE confirmed that Russia had been preparing to attack Avdiivka in Donbas for six months

    The U.S. envoy to the OSCE, Chargé d’Affaires Kate M. Byrnes has reported to the Permanent Council in Vienna, Austria, that Russian troops had been preparing for the shelling at Avdiivka in Donbas for half a year. “Satellite images show not less than six artillery positions on separatist-controlled territory within striking distance of Avdiyivka....

    Dutch opposition is shocked that all signatures of people who initiated Ukraine-EU referendum were unverified
    Feb10

    Dutch opposition is shocked that all signatures of people who initiated Ukraine-EU referendum were unverified

    No guarantees that these are signatures of real people – a result of the Dutch Government’s answer on the lawyers’ request about the legitimacy of initiating a referendum on the Association Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine. The Dutch Internal Affairs Ministry informed that the authenticity of more than 400,000...

    Elections in Donbas can be held on territories with Russian military control and militants’ presence – German Ambassador to Ukraine
    Feb07

    Elections in Donbas can be held on territories with Russian military control and militants’ presence – German Ambassador to Ukraine

    Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Ukraine Ernst Reichel states that holding elections in the occupied territories of the Donbas region is possible even with Russian troops on the ground, militants’ presence, and without withdrawal of the Russian troops. German Ambassador to Ukraine Ernst Reichel...

    Belarus doesn’t need a Russian air base – Lukashenko
    Feb05

    Belarus doesn’t need a Russian air base – Lukashenko

    The President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, states that it is not actual to build a Russian air base in the Republic of Belarus, according to National Agency of Investment and Privatization. “People keep talking about some military base. What difference will the ten aircraft Russia wanted to base in Bobruisk make?” said Alexander Lukashenko....

    After UN Security Council briefing on Russia shelling at Donbas, Ukraine Presidential Administration talks about UN peacekeeping mission
    Feb04

    After UN Security Council briefing on Russia shelling at Donbas, Ukraine Presidential Administration talks about UN peacekeeping mission

    During the UN Security Council briefing on the situation in Ukraine the top United Nations political and humanitarian officials told that Russia’s assault in Donbas and shelling day and night extracted heavy toll, including among civilians. The UN Security Council briefing on the escalation of the conflict in Donbas by the Russian Federation,...

    The U.S. Treasury Department eases sanctions against Russia
    Feb03

    The U.S. Treasury Department eases sanctions against Russia

    The USA Treasury Department announces the easing of sanctions on Russia and allowed the U.S companies to interact the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB) The U.S. Treasury Department published Cyber-related General License (GL) 1 and said that sanctions were adjusted to gain approval to import information technology products...

    Hungarian government promises Putin to lift sanctions on Russia and hopes Trump won’t provide pressure
    Feb02

    Hungarian government promises Putin to lift sanctions on Russia and hopes Trump won’t provide pressure

    On February 2, 2017, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has come with the official visit to Hungary and met with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. This is the second Putin’s official visit to Budapest in two years since the introduction of sanctions against the Russia Federation because of its illegal annexation of Crimea...

    Kremlin states the escalation in Donbas is the additional opportunity to improve relations with the U.S.
    Feb01

    Kremlin states the escalation in Donbas is the additional opportunity to improve relations with the U.S.

    The Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov states that the escalation of the conflict on the contact line in Donbas can be cause for the immediate resumption of cooperation between Russia and the United States, according to Lenta.ru. Dmitry Peskov reminded that the Russian President Vladimir Putin and the USA President Donald Trump in a recent telephone...

    EU three-year anti-corruption program to be launched in Ukraine on February
    Jan30

    EU three-year anti-corruption program to be launched in Ukraine on February

    Foreign Minister of Denmark Anders Samuelsen announces that Denmark will begin implementing the anti-corruption scheme of the European Union (EU) in Ukraine from February 1, 2017. Denmark as the Europe’s least corrupt country will officially head the EU anti-corruption program in Ukraine. “As Europe’s least corrupt country, we come to...

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