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    UK envoy to Ukraine: Change to e-declaration rules serious step back
    Mar25

    UK envoy to Ukraine: Change to e-declaration rules serious step back

    British Ambassador to Ukraine Judith Gough has said the decision that obliges representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to file e-declarations is a serious step back. ”Changes to e-declarations law a serious step back. [They] could limit NGOs capacity, expose them to pressure and affect reform. [This] needs urgent review,” Gough...

    EU leaders sign Rome Declaration on future of European Union
    Mar25

    EU leaders sign Rome Declaration on future of European Union

    European Union leaders have signed the Rome Declaration on the EU future without the United Kingdom at the EU summit dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome, which laid the foundation for the creation of the European Union, according to Euronews. The declaration defines the community of the European states as...

    Security Service of Ukraine  arrests nine suspected saboteurs in Odesa
    Mar25

    Security Service of Ukraine arrests nine suspected saboteurs in Odesa

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) says it has uncovered a network of saboteurs in Odesa working for Russia, arresting nine men with Ukrainian passports. ”We conducted a multi-stage special operation to defang the network overseen by Russian special services. It worked in eastern and southern regions of Ukraine,” SBU department chief Oleksandr...

    President of Ukraine to meet with the head of the European Council Donald Tusk in late March
    Mar25

    President of Ukraine to meet with the head of the European Council Donald Tusk in late March

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will hold a meeting with the head of the European Council Donald Tusk on March 30, according to the European Council website. The meeting will be held in the framework of the European People`s Party summit in Malta. The details of the forthcoming conversation between Poroshenko and Tusk are still unknown. On...

    Russia continues sponsoring Donbas terrorists – Ukraine speaks up at UN
    Mar25

    Russia continues sponsoring Donbas terrorists – Ukraine speaks up at UN

    Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Serhiy Kyslytsya has briefed the United Nations Human Rights Council meeting on Wednesday on the situation in occupied territory in Donbas, saying that Russia continues sending arms and funds to terrorists in eastern Ukraine.< ”Like the USSR, Russia cynically speaks of peace while sending weapons and...

    NATO to assist in humanitarian demining in Balaklia, Kharkiv region
    Mar25

    NATO to assist in humanitarian demining in Balaklia, Kharkiv region

    The Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Center has started procedures to provide assistance to Ukraine on humanitarian demining in Balaklia, where on Thursday a large-scale fire engulfed a military munitions depot and mass detonations ensued, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko wrote on Twitter. ”Grateful to NATO for rapid response to...

    10 Putin critics who died violently or in suspicious ways
    Mar25

    10 Putin critics who died violently or in suspicious ways

    The Kremlin dismisses the very idea of political killings, although Putin`s critics could not but draw parallels between the murder of exiled Russian MP Voronenkov and the death of other Kremlin ”foes”, according to The Washington Post. The number of deaths of loud critics of Putin`s policies have led to a speculation that the Kremlin was...

    EU provides EUR 3 mln satellite imagery support to  OSCE SMM in Donbas
    Mar25

    EU provides EUR 3 mln satellite imagery support to OSCE SMM in Donbas

    The new funding of EUR 3 million, under the Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace, will provide timely and focused assistance to the OSCE, in the area of satellite imagery, a statement by the European Commission reads. ”The use of satellite imagery allows for more in-depth monitoring of the situation in areas where regrettably monitors...

    Manafort offers to talk to House panel over Russia ties issue
    Mar24

    Manafort offers to talk to House panel over Russia ties issue

    The Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee Devin Nunes says former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has volunteered to speak with the panel as part of its ongoing investigation into Russia`s alleged interference in the 2016 election, according to The Associated Press. Manafort`s counsel contacted the committee Thursday to...

    Ukrainian journalist Kristina Berdynskykh detained in Minsk
    Mar24

    Ukrainian journalist Kristina Berdynskykh detained in Minsk

    Minsk police have detained a correspondent of Novoe Vremia magazine Kristina Berdynskykh along with 13 other people, she wrote on Facebook. Berdynskykh stressed that she had been accredited as a foreign journalist with the Belarusian authorities. ”Minsk, Fabricius Str., 4. Here`s where the relatives of the detainees brought them parcels. The...

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