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    Rada approves development of transport corridor bypassing Russia
    Dec22

    Rada approves development of transport corridor bypassing Russia

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has ratified the Protocol amending the multilateral agreement on international transport on the development of the Europe-Caucasus-Asia corridor bypassing Russia. The adoption of bill No. 0118 ”On ratification of the Protocol on Amendments to the Basic Multilateral Agreement on International Transportation for...

    Ukrainian Parliament dismisses Nadia Savchenko from PACE delegation
    Dec22

    Ukrainian Parliament dismisses Nadia Savchenko from PACE delegation

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has abolished the beyond-quota election of MP Nadia Savchenko to its delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), according to an UNIAN correspondent. Resolution No. 5572 on amending the decree ”On the appeal of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to international organizations and...

    U.S. State Depatment issues terrorist threat alert throughout Europe ahead of Christmas
    Dec22

    U.S. State Depatment issues terrorist threat alert throughout Europe ahead of Christmas

    The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, particularly during the holiday season. U.S. citizens should exercise caution at holiday festivals, events, and outdoor markets, according to the statement by the U.S. Department of State. ”Credible information indicates the Islamic State...

    Psychological, physical pressure imposed on Ukrainians at Russian border checkpoints – State Border Guard Service
    Dec22

    Psychological, physical pressure imposed on Ukrainians at Russian border checkpoints – State Border Guard Service

    Citizens of Ukraine, who under various circumstances are compelled to make frequent trips to Russia, complain of psychological and even physical pressure from the law enforcement agencies of the aggressor state, according to the press secretary of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, Oleh Slobodian. He noted that the Russian special...

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister announces preparations for visa regime with Russia
    Dec22

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister announces preparations for visa regime with Russia

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has said Ukraine is to prepare for the introduction of a visa regime with the Russian Federation. ”First of all, we have to move in the direction of monitoring, who is coming from Russia to Ukraine. But let`s be honest with ourselves: we are at war with Russia today. What is more, the war is both classic...

    Gazprom suggests exchanging letters of guarantee with Naftogaz instead of additional accords
    Dec22

    Gazprom suggests exchanging letters of guarantee with Naftogaz instead of additional accords

    Russian gas monopoly Gazprom has offered the National energy holding Naftogaz of Ukraine to exchange letters of guarantee, as well as to resolve the issues of prepayment for gas deliveries, said Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak, Prime business news agency reported. ”Gazprom is proposing Naftogaz an exchange of letters, which would answer...

    Ukraine strikes deal with world`s leading port network to develop container facilities at Chornomorsk port
    Dec22

    Ukraine strikes deal with world`s leading port network to develop container facilities at Chornomorsk port

    Hong Kong`s Hutchison Ports has made greater inroads into the Black Sea region, signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the government of Ukraine for the development of container terminal facilities at the key Chornomorsk Port, one of the largest ports in the Black Sea, according to Seatrade Maritime. The port handles a range of cargo...

    Ukraine at Minsk talks insists on disengagement in Debaltseve, occupied by Russian militants
    Dec22

    Ukraine at Minsk talks insists on disengagement in Debaltseve, occupied by Russian militants

    Darka Olifer, the spokesperson for ex-President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma who represents Ukraine in the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) at Minsk peace talks on Donbas, says the Ukrainian side continues insisting that the contact line agreed as of September 19, 2014, should be observed and also demands disengagement of troops and equipment in the...

    Ukraine used as `corruption ATM` for past 23 years, no instant changes expected – Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine
    Dec22

    Ukraine used as `corruption ATM` for past 23 years, no instant changes expected – Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine

    Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Hughes Mingarelli says that a difficult initial state of the country should be taken into account in assessing the progress of reforms in Ukraine. During the presentation of a Foreign Policy Audit study in Kyiv Wednesday, Mingarelli stressed that he considered the current progress of reforms in Ukraine...

    Russia`s hybrid war against Ukraine ongoing for 25 years – U.S. Ambassador
    Dec21

    Russia`s hybrid war against Ukraine ongoing for 25 years – U.S. Ambassador

    Ambassador of the United States to Ukraine Marie L. Yovanovitch has said that the so-called ”hybrid war” of the Russian Federation against Ukraine began even before this term emerged. At a Kyiv presentation of the Foreign Policy Audit study, Yovanovitch said that over the 25 years since Ukraine had gained independence, the country remained in a...

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