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    Officer spying for Russia arrested in Poland
    Dec07

    Officer spying for Russia arrested in Poland

    Poland`s counterintelligence detained an officer on suspicion of spying for the Russian Federation, according to tvn24.pl. The suspect is a senior lieutenant, Pyotr C. who has been on the wanted list since August this year. He is suspected of transferring classified information to the Russian intelligence, tvn24.pl reports. ”In the morning of...

    Pentagon to Ukraine: ”Maintain momentum on defense reforms”
    Dec07

    Pentagon to Ukraine: ”Maintain momentum on defense reforms”

    U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work and Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsyntsadze during their meeting in Washington discussed the provision of military aid to Ukraine. Work noted the fiscal year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act offers a promising signal that security...

    Allies to affirm support for Ukraine`s sovereignty at NATO-Ukraine Commission – Kerry
    Dec07

    Allies to affirm support for Ukraine`s sovereignty at NATO-Ukraine Commission – Kerry

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announces that the Allies will affirm their support for Ukraine`s sovereignty at a NATO-Ukraine Commission meeting on Wednesday, December 7. ”Tomorrow, in the NATO-Ukraine Commission, we will support and affirm our steadfast support for the sovereignty and integrity of a democratic Ukraine,” he said in Brussels,...

    International community should maintain pressure on Russia until full Minsk implementation – Stoltenberg
    Dec07

    International community should maintain pressure on Russia until full Minsk implementation – Stoltenberg

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that the international community should continue to put pressure on Russia until Moscow fully implements Minsk agreements, an UNIAN correspondent reported from Stoltenberg`s press conference in Brussels, following a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission. ”I call on all parties to redouble their...

    Ukraine may seize first foreign ship for visits to occupied Crimea
    Dec07

    Ukraine may seize first foreign ship for visits to occupied Crimea

    Tanzania`s freight ship, SKY MOON, which illegally crossed the Ukrainian administrative border with Russia-occupied Crimea may be seized in favor of Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian State Border Service. The vessel was towed to the Ukrainian port of Reni after which members of the local military prosecutor`s office came on board the ship to...

    NATO, EU to join efforts in countering hybrid threats
    Dec07

    NATO, EU to join efforts in countering hybrid threats

    NATO says the increased cooperation between the Alliance and the European Union will allow for more support for Ukraine. In 2017 the EU and NATO are planning to open a center on countering hybrid threats, that`s according to a joint statement following a meeting of defense ministers in Brussels, the EU`s External Action press service reports....

    Canada to allocate $8.5 mln financial aid for Ukraine
    Dec07

    Canada to allocate $8.5 mln financial aid for Ukraine

    Canada plans to allocate $8.5 million of financial assistance for Ukraine, Interior Minister of Ukraine Arsen Avakov wrote on Twitter. In addition, Avakov said that a meeting with four Canadian ministers and a Conference ”Hybrid war against Ukraine” had been held in Ottawa. However, Avakov did not specify, for which purpose the funds would be...

    Ukrainian aircraft company Antonov offers its aircraft for Trump`s Air Force One
    Dec07

    Ukrainian aircraft company Antonov offers its aircraft for Trump`s Air Force One

    Antonov, Ukraine`s only designer and manufacturer of cargo and passenger aircraft, has offered U.S. President-elect Donald Trump its aircraft for Trump`s presidential fleet, instead of Boeing Air Force one. ”Maybe it is better to consider Antonov aircraft as Air Force One?” Antonov Company asked Mr Trump in a tweet, following earlier reports that...

    Ukraine to chair UN Security Council in February 2017
    Dec07

    Ukraine to chair UN Security Council in February 2017

    Ukraine`s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko will become Chairman of the UN Security Council in February 2017. ”In February 2017, Ambassador of Ukraine to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko will chair the UN Security Council,” according to the Russian-speaking UN account on Twitter. As reported earlier, Ukraine...

    EU plans to check all travelers at external borders
    Dec07

    EU plans to check all travelers at external borders

    The European Commission welcomes the agreement reached on December 5 by the European Parliament and the Council on the Commission`s proposal to introduce mandatory systematic checks of all travelers, including EU citizens, against relevant databases when crossing the EU`s external borders, according to a statement of the European Commission. The...

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