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    Ukraine, the Netherlands working on compromise document for ratification of Association deal – media
    Nov24

    Ukraine, the Netherlands working on compromise document for ratification of Association deal – media

    The authorities of Ukraine and the Netherlands are developing a compromise document (an addendum to the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement), which will allow to complete the process of the deal`s ratification, the Segodnya newspaper reported citing its source in the Presidential Administration. The document will include five key provisions, the...

    Moscow attack on Ukraine Culture Center detailed
    Nov24

    Moscow attack on Ukraine Culture Center detailed

    A group of hooligans November 22 attacked the cultural center of Ukraine in Moscow, burning the Ukrainian flag and leaving a provocative graffiti on the building`s wall. The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said it was extremely disturbed over the fact, demanding an immediate investigation into the attack and insisting that all those who had committed...

    Finland reacts to Russia`s deployment of Iskander missiles near Kaliningrad
    Nov24

    Finland reacts to Russia`s deployment of Iskander missiles near Kaliningrad

    Finland`s Minster of Defense Jussi Niinisto says he sees no direct threat in the recent deployment of Russian missiles in the Baltics, according to the Associated Press. The minister noted that similar movements of missile launchers had already happened before with not so much attention drawn, AP reports. Mr Niinisto also said that a ”negative...

    UN Security Council holds Ukraine-offered meeting on anti-terrorist protection of infrastructure
    Nov24

    UN Security Council holds Ukraine-offered meeting on anti-terrorist protection of infrastructure

    Ukraine initiated the UN Security Council Arria-formula meeting on the protection of critical infrastructure against terrorist attacks, which was held November 21, 2016, according to the website of Ukraine`s Mission to the UN. ”Intensification of terrorist activities of organizations such as Al-Qaeda, ISIS, Boko Haram, Al-Shabab, Al-Nusra etc....

    Putin says Ukraine`s detention of Russian servicemen is `perfidy` – media
    Nov24

    Putin says Ukraine`s detention of Russian servicemen is `perfidy` – media

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the detention of two Russian servicemen, who previously served in Ukraine`s army, on the administrative border between mainland Ukraine and occupied Crimea was an act of ”perfidy” by the Kyiv authorities, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”I believe this perfidy [detention of Russian military servicemen]...

    FSB detains former Russian military for ”spying for Ukraine” in Crimea`s Sevastopol
    Nov24

    FSB detains former Russian military for ”spying for Ukraine” in Crimea`s Sevastopol

    A former serviceman of the Black Sea Fleet HQ Leonid Parkhomenko was detained in the strategic port city of Sevastopol on the Russian-occupied Crimean peninsula. FSB argues that man has allegedly been collecting intelligence on fleet operations on the instructions of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, RIA Novosti reported. ”November 22, the...

    Ukrainian Culture Center in Moscow attacked, Ukraine demands probe
    Nov24

    Ukrainian Culture Center in Moscow attacked, Ukraine demands probe

    Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs demands an immediate investigation into an attack on the Ukrainian Culture Center in Moscow when, among other things, the Ukrainian national flag was burnt, insisting that all those who have committed the crime be held liable. ”The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine is extremely disturbed by the fact of...

    Ukraine-EU summit starts today
    Nov24

    Ukraine-EU summit starts today

    On Thursday, November 24, Brussels will host talks between the leaders of Ukraine and the European Union in the framework of the Ukraine-EU summit. The summit`s agenda will include some 20 issues. The first issue listed on the agenda regards priorities in political and economic reforms, including the EU assistance. The second question to be...

    Justice Ministry explains large number of cases against Ukraine in European Court of Human Rights
    Nov24

    Justice Ministry explains large number of cases against Ukraine in European Court of Human Rights

    The Ministry of Justice has said that a large number of cases against Ukraine to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is the result of the imperfect national system of judiciary, said Deputy Minister of Justice Gia Getsadze, according to the ministry`s press service. ”Only by reforming the judiciary in Ukraine will we be able to ensure that...

    European Parliament sounds alarm on anti-EU propaganda from Russia, IS terrorist groups
    Nov24

    European Parliament sounds alarm on anti-EU propaganda from Russia, IS terrorist groups

    Propaganda pressure on the EU from Russia and Islamist terrorist groups is growing, members of the European Parliament (MEPs) warn in a resolution voted on Wednesday. The resolution was approved by 304 votes to 179, with 208 abstentions. Russian propaganda seeks to distort the truth, incite fear, provoke doubt and divide the EU. To counteract...

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