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    Belarus enables necessary conditions for Ukrainian migrants – Ambassador
    May03

    Belarus enables necessary conditions for Ukrainian migrants – Ambassador

    Belarus enables the necessary conditions for Ukrainian migrants, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Belarus Ihor Kyzym said in an interview with the Belarus 1 TV channel, BelTA has learned. ”I would like to thank our fraternal nation, the Belarusian state and the Belarusian president personally for what is being done for...

    UN Secretary-General calls to protect freedom of speech
    May03

    UN Secretary-General calls to protect freedom of speech

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for an end to ”persecution of journalists,” saying that freedom of the media is the guarantee of peace and justice, according to the UN News Center referring to Guterres`s message dedicated to World Press Freedom Day marked on May 3. He claimed that journalists often risk their freedom, health, and...

    UK “won`t pay 100 bln euro Brexit bill” – BBC
    May03

    UK “won`t pay 100 bln euro Brexit bill” – BBC

    The UK will not pay a 100 billion-euro (GBP 84 billion) ”divorce bill” to leave the EU, Brexit Secretary David Davis has said, according to the BBC. He told ITV`s Good Morning Britain the UK would pay what was legally due, ”not just what the EU wants”, the BBC reported. It comes amid claims by the Financial Times that the settlement sought by the...

    World Bank allots $150 mln loan for Ukraine
    May03

    World Bank allots $150 mln loan for Ukraine

    The World Bank`s Board of Executive Directors on May 2 approved a US$ 150 million loan for the Access to Long Term Finance Project that will support Ukraine`s export-oriented small and medium enterprises (SMEs), according to the World Bank`s press service. ”Ukraine has creative and unique business potential and can produce high-quality...

    U.S. general wants more troops in Europe to deter Russia
    May03

    U.S. general wants more troops in Europe to deter Russia

    Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, head of U.S. European Command, said Tuesday, May 2, that the United States needs more troops in Europe to deter an increasingly aggressive Russia, according to The Hill. The general in charge of U.S. military operations in Europe told lawmakers that U.S. force posture — which includes two brigade combat teams and one...

    Merkel on Donbas: first, truce needed, then political part of Minsk II accords can be implemented
    May03

    Merkel on Donbas: first, truce needed, then political part of Minsk II accords can be implemented

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that first, a truce must be established in Donbas, and then the implementation of the political part of the Minsk Agreements can be started, an UNIAN correspondent in Russia reported following a press conference of Merkel and Putin in Sochi. Once again, we have to remind of a zero point of the Minsk accords;...

    Merkel arrives in Sochi for talks with Putin
    May02

    Merkel arrives in Sochi for talks with Putin

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in the city of Sochi to discuss with Russian President Vladimir Putin the fight against terrorism, the situation in the Middle East, and the implementation of the Minsk agreements, according to TASS. The meeting will be held in preparation for the G20 summit, which will be hosted by Hamburg this July....

    Ukraine, Canada, UK mission to perform survey flight over Russia
    May02

    Ukraine, Canada, UK mission to perform survey flight over Russia

    The joint mission of Canada, the UK, and Ukraine will carry out an observation flight over the territory of Belarus and the Russian Federation on May 2-6, as part of the Open Skies Treaty, head of the Russian National Nuclear Risk Reduction Center Sergey Ryzhkov said, according to RIA Novosti. The flight will be executed onboard the Canadian...

    West must be aware of Russia fomenting crises in Balkans – expert and former National Security Agency analyst
    May02

    West must be aware of Russia fomenting crises in Balkans – expert and former National Security Agency analyst

    Southeastern Europe is entering renewed crisis—and Moscow is fomenting more chaos at a dangerous time, John Schindler, who is a security expert and former National Security Agency analyst and counterintelligence officer, wrote in an op-ed for Observer, titled ”We Need to Putin-Proof the Balkans.” Montenegro parliament`s official approval of the...

    U.S. Congress to allocate $560 mln to Ukraine
    May02

    U.S. Congress to allocate $560 mln to Ukraine

    The Consolidated Appropriations Act 2017, which stipulates at least $560 million in aid programs for Ukraine, has been submitted to the U.S. Congress, the Ukrainian embassy to the United States posted on Facebook. In particular, at least $238 million are planned to be allocated for military assistance and security policy of Ukraine before the end...

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