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    China interested in Ukrainian beef
    Mar31

    China interested in Ukrainian beef

    China is interested in beef shipments from Ukraine and plans to send its mission late in April to verify Ukraine`s state food safety control system, according to the press office of the State Biosecurity and Consumer Protection Service. ”The possibility of exporting Ukrainian beef to the market of China is being actively considered now. With this...

    NATO continues supporting Ukraine`s cyber defense
    Mar31

    NATO continues supporting Ukraine`s cyber defense

    The Alliance consistently supports Ukraine in the area of cyber defense, as well as command and control reform, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in his doorstep statement ahead of the meetings of NATO Foreign Ministers in Brussels March 31. ”We will close the ministerial meeting with a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission,”...

    Tillerson to push NATO allies on military spending, press Russia on Ukraine – RFE/RL
    Mar31

    Tillerson to push NATO allies on military spending, press Russia on Ukraine – RFE/RL

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has arrived in Brussels to attend a March 31 NATO meeting that was rescheduled to allow him to attend, RFE/RL reports. A senior State Department official told reporters that Tillerson will push alliance members to increase their defense spending and will work with allies to press Russia to abide by the Minsk...

    Flynn offers to Testify before Congress in exchange for immunity
    Mar31

    Flynn offers to Testify before Congress in exchange for immunity

    Michael T. Flynn, the former national security adviser, has offered to be interviewed by House and Senate investigators who are examining the Trump campaign`s ties to Russia in exchange for immunity from prosecution, according to his lawyer and a congressional official, according to The New York Times. But the congressional official said...

    Crimean Tatar Mejlis suing Russia in ECHR
    Mar31

    Crimean Tatar Mejlis suing Russia in ECHR

    On March 29, the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people filed a suit with the European Court of Human Rights in connection with the fact that the Russian authorities included the Mejlis in the list of extremist organizations, effectively banning its activities, including in the occupied Crimea, Memorial human rights center reports. Memorial...

    Poroshenko, Merkel agree to intensify Minsk process
    Mar31

    Poroshenko, Merkel agree to intensify Minsk process

    President Petro Poroshenko following his Thursday meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the framework of his working visit to Malta said the parties agreed to hold trilateral negotiations between the leaders of Ukraine, Germany and France in the nearest time, meant to intensify the Minsk peace process, the president`s press service...

    Senate hearing: Russian meddling did not stop at the election – CNN
    Mar31

    Senate hearing: Russian meddling did not stop at the election – CNN

    The Senate intelligence committee opened its first public hearing on Russian meddling in the U.S. election Thursday with calls for nonpartisanship, citing ongoing foreign interference that threatens ”the heart of our democracy,” according to CNN. ”The vice chairman and I realize that if we politicize this process, our efforts will likely fail,”...

    NATO provides demining equipment to Ukraine after Balaklia blasts – NATO Secretary General
    Mar30

    NATO provides demining equipment to Ukraine after Balaklia blasts – NATO Secretary General

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says that NATO is currently providing personal protection and demining equipment to Ukraine after artillery ammunition explosions near Balaklia on March 23. ”Just this week, our Science for Peace Program is responding to Ukraine`s request for assistance. Following the explosion at the Balaklia arms depot,...

    EU seeks to negotiate with Russia over Nord Stream gas pipeline
    Mar30

    EU seeks to negotiate with Russia over Nord Stream gas pipeline

    The European Union is seeking a mandate from its members to negotiate with Russia over plans for a gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea to Germany, an EU document showed, as some EU states fret the project will make Europe too reliant on Russian energy, according to Reuters. The Nord Stream 2 pipeline would pass through Danish and Swedish waters and...

    Trump might consider joining talks on Donbas
    Mar30

    Trump might consider joining talks on Donbas

    U.S. President Donald Trump allegedly does not mind the United States engaging in the Minsk process, according to RBC-Ukraine media outlet. ”Sources in the team of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko say off the record that Trump, unlike his predecessor Barack Obama, does not stand against the U.S. joining the Minsk process, while Russia has no...

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