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    Cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov: electronic warfare and surveillance aircraft
    Dec18

    Cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov: electronic warfare and surveillance aircraft

    A cooperation agreement between Saudi Arabia and Ukrainian manufacturer Antonov will be translated on Tuesday with the launching of an electronic warfare and surveillance aircraft, which is based on the An-132 light multi-mission transport aircraft, according to Al Awsat media outlet. See also: Ukrainian aircraft company Antonov completes...

    China grants USD7 mln worth of rescue equipment to Ukraine
    Dec18

    China grants USD7 mln worth of rescue equipment to Ukraine

    The Chinese government on Friday donated Ukraine a batch of rescue equipment worth 7 million U.S. dollars to help the local rescuers save lives during emergency situations, according to China.org citing Xinhua. The aid includes 32 sets of rescue gear and 25 units of rescue vehicles and machines, such as motorized cranes, bulldozers, dirt moving...

    Ambassador of Ukraine to U.S. takes part in Annual Business Meeting of U.S. – Ukraine Business Council
    Dec18

    Ambassador of Ukraine to U.S. takes part in Annual Business Meeting of U.S. – Ukraine Business Council

    Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Valeriy Chaly took part in the Annual Business Meeting of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council, which gathered representatives of American companies, the U.S. government and expert community, according to the Ukrainian government website. ”In his remarks, the Ambassador presented reforms progress in...

    Turkey`s support valuable for Ukraine, says newly appointed Ukranian ambassador to Turkey
    Dec17

    Turkey`s support valuable for Ukraine, says newly appointed Ukranian ambassador to Turkey

    The newly appointed Ukranian ambassador to Turkey said on Thursday that Ukraine gives importance to the support of an ”effective world actor” such as Turkey, Daily Sabah wrote. ”We give great value and importance to the support of an effective world actor like Turkey,” Andrii Sybiha said in his interview with Anadolu Agency (AA), according to...

    Russian opposition`s Navalny says will hold referendum on Crimea if elected president
    Dec17

    Russian opposition`s Navalny says will hold referendum on Crimea if elected president

    Alexei Navalny claimed he intends to hold an ”honest referendum” in Crimea and to completely fulfil Minsk agreements if elected Russia`s president in 2018, the Ukraine Today reports citing RFE/RL. ”The first step we must take is fulfilling the Minsk agreement. Basically, Putin himself speaks endlessly about it, but virtually nothing is really...

    Russia preparing another gas crisis in January-February to put pressure on EU – Naftogaz
    Dec17

    Russia preparing another gas crisis in January-February to put pressure on EU – Naftogaz

    NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine considers the statements of PJSC Gazprom on the possibility of termination of gas supplies to European consumers as a preparation by Russia of another gas crisis in January and February 2017 in order to promote their own interests in relations with the EU, Naftogaz wrote in a statement published on the company website....

    U.S. Army Gen. Scaparrotti surveys Ukraine`s front lines against Russia
    Dec17

    U.S. Army Gen. Scaparrotti surveys Ukraine`s front lines against Russia

    In a signal to Moscow of U.S. and NATO resolve, U.S. Army Gen. Curtis M. ”Mike” Scaparrotti ended a two-day visit to Ukraine earlier on Thursday in which he toured the combat positions of Ukrainian troops facing off against a combined Russian and separatist force, according to Military.com. On his second visit to Ukraine within three weeks,...

    Date for Ukraine visa liberalisation vote removed from European Parliament website
    Dec17

    Date for Ukraine visa liberalisation vote removed from European Parliament website

    A preliminary date for the first reading vote of a visa liberalization package for Ukraine has been removed from the website of the European Parliament. The technical information on the corresponding bill does not include anymore the forecast date of a plenary sitting when the move is to be considered. Thursday reports stated that such forecast...

    Pentagon demands China return an ”unlawfully seized” U.S. underwater drone
    Dec17

    Pentagon demands China return an ”unlawfully seized” U.S. underwater drone

    The Pentagon is demanding that China return an ”unlawfully seized” underwater drone after a Chinese warship took the device from waters near a U.S. oceanographic vessel, CNN reports. ”We call upon China to return our UUV immediately, and to comply with all of its obligations under international law,” Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said in a...

    Dutch Government approves bill on EU-Ukraine Association
    Dec16

    Dutch Government approves bill on EU-Ukraine Association

    Today, December 16, the Dutch Government has approved a bill that is required for ratification by the country`s Parliament of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, Prime Minister Mark Rutte wrote on Facebook. According to Mr Rutte, the bill is yet to be approved by the House of Representatives and the Senate of the Netherlands. The prime minister...

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