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    Interpol rejects Russia`s appeal to put former prime minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk on international wanted list
    May04

    Interpol rejects Russia`s appeal to put former prime minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk on international wanted list

    Interpol has officially turned down the appeal by the Russian Federation to put on the international wanted list former prime minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukraine`s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov wrote on Twitter Wednesday. Posting a copy of Interpol General Secretariat`s notice stating that the data contained in the NCB Moscow`s...

    Ukraine MFA comments on Council of Europe`s decision on Crimea
    May04

    Ukraine MFA comments on Council of Europe`s decision on Crimea

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has noted that the decision of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on the situation in Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (Ukraine) is a serious contribution of the Council of Europe to ensuring democratic security in Europe, according to a statement published on the ministry`s website....

    Moldova Court declares illegal stay of Russian troops in Transnistria; president Dodon critical of ruling
    May04

    Moldova Court declares illegal stay of Russian troops in Transnistria; president Dodon critical of ruling

    The Constitutional Court of Moldova on Tuesday, May 2, declared unconstitutional the presence of Russian military forces on the territory of the republic`s Transnistrian region, while Moldova President says such a decision will provoke various political speculations. The court stressed the country`s permanent neutrality status, while the...

    Ukrainian President holds phone conversation with Prime Minister of Israel
    May03

    Ukrainian President holds phone conversation with Prime Minister of Israel

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation with Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, according to the president`s press service. Poroshenko congratulated the interlocutor on the 69th anniversary of the Independence Day of Israel, the press service said. The parties confirmed mutual willingness to intensify bilateral...

    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;...

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