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    Over 1,200 troops participating in NATO drills in Latvia`s Summer Shield
    Apr17

    Over 1,200 troops participating in NATO drills in Latvia`s Summer Shield

    Latvia`s Defense Ministry has announced the launch of the 14th Summer Shield large international military exercises in the country on Monday, April 17, according to the Russian news agency TASS. More than 1,200 soldiers from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, the United States, Canada, Germany, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria, Sweden, and the...

    Ukraine could miss out on up to $3.65 bln of China energy loans
    Apr17

    Ukraine could miss out on up to $3.65 bln of China energy loans

    Ukraine could miss out on energy sector funding from China worth up to $3.65 billion because squabbles between ministries and the state-run energy firm Naftogaz have held up project proposals, according to interviews with officials, Reuters reports. Ukraine signed the loan agreement with the China Development Bank (CDB) in 2012 and it must submit...

    Time for tough talks with Russia – Trump aide
    Apr17

    Time for tough talks with Russia – Trump aide

    White House national security adviser H. R. McMaster says it is time for tough talks with Russia over its support for Assad`s regime and its ”subversive” actions in Europe, according to online newspaper Ukrainska Pravda referring to Reuters. Russia`s backing of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad`s government has perpetuated a civil war and created...

    Ukraine`s ex-Member of Parliament says he confirmed political asylum status
    Apr15

    Ukraine`s ex-Member of Parliament says he confirmed political asylum status

    One of the European states has granted political asylum to the People`s Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Oleksandr Onyshchenko, the latter told Espreso TV channel Wednesday. ”My case has been recognized political. The foreign ministry of one of the European states has provided me with a document confirming my status of a political...

    4 reasons U.S should care about Ukraine – USA Today
    Apr14

    4 reasons U.S should care about Ukraine – USA Today

    ”Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?” That`s what Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly asked at a recent meeting in Italy with some European counterparts. The French foreign minister said he told Tillerson the United States should want a strong Europe. See also: U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson asks G7 ministers why it...

    Ukrainian analyst and Poroshenko`s advisor Volodymyr Horbuli assesses probability of Russian annexation of occupied Donbas
    Apr14

    Ukrainian analyst and Poroshenko`s advisor Volodymyr Horbuli assesses probability of Russian annexation of occupied Donbas

    Director of the National Institute for Strategic Studies, academician, adviser to the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Horbulin believes that Russia will not go for the annexation of certain regions of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”Today, the Russian Federation hanged Donbas as a stone on Ukraine`s neck, it...

    Serhiy Kurchenko, members of Yanukovych’s criminal group, plans to monopolize liquefied petroleum gas supplies to Ukraine – Russian media
    Apr14

    Serhiy Kurchenko, members of Yanukovych’s criminal group, plans to monopolize liquefied petroleum gas supplies to Ukraine – Russian media

    Fugitive Ukrainian businessman, one of the people from Viktor Yanukovych entourage, Serhiy Kurchenko may become a monopoly supplier of Russian liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to Ukraine, according to the Russian newspaper Kommersant. It is expected that the export of LPG to Ukraine will be limited starting May, and the only option for Russian...

    NATO Secretary General: Russia`s aggression in Ukraine main reason for strengthening defense in Europe
    Apr14

    NATO Secretary General: Russia`s aggression in Ukraine main reason for strengthening defense in Europe

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said that the main reason for strengthening NATO`s collective defense in Europe is the Russian aggression in Ukraine. ”We are concerned about the situation, especially in eastern Ukraine, and the fact that Russia illegally annexed a part of Ukraine – Crimea. And that is the first time since the end of...

    U.S. Department of State gives no confirmation of Tillerson discussing Ukraine with Putin
    Apr14

    U.S. Department of State gives no confirmation of Tillerson discussing Ukraine with Putin

    The State Department of the United States of America could not confirm whether U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had discussed the situation in Ukraine with President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, spokesperson Mark Toner told a briefing in Washington, DC. ”I can say that he did raise Ukraine in his bilateral meeting with Foreign...

    NATO deterrence policy was not reason for Russia`s invasion in Ukraine – Stoltenberg
    Apr14

    NATO deterrence policy was not reason for Russia`s invasion in Ukraine – Stoltenberg

    Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Jens Stoltenberg emphasizes that the Alliance`s strategy to deter external threats was not the reason for the Russian Federation`s military invasion in Ukraine. ”Russia used military force against Ukraine. But it is important not to mix that with NATO deterrence because NATO...

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