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    Ukraine may seize first foreign ship for visits to occupied Crimea
    Dec07

    Ukraine may seize first foreign ship for visits to occupied Crimea

    Tanzania`s freight ship, SKY MOON, which illegally crossed the Ukrainian administrative border with Russia-occupied Crimea may be seized in favor of Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian State Border Service. The vessel was towed to the Ukrainian port of Reni after which members of the local military prosecutor`s office came on board the ship to...

    NATO, EU to join efforts in countering hybrid threats
    Dec07

    NATO, EU to join efforts in countering hybrid threats

    NATO says the increased cooperation between the Alliance and the European Union will allow for more support for Ukraine. In 2017 the EU and NATO are planning to open a center on countering hybrid threats, that`s according to a joint statement following a meeting of defense ministers in Brussels, the EU`s External Action press service reports....

    Canada to allocate $8.5 mln financial aid for Ukraine
    Dec07

    Canada to allocate $8.5 mln financial aid for Ukraine

    Canada plans to allocate $8.5 million of financial assistance for Ukraine, Interior Minister of Ukraine Arsen Avakov wrote on Twitter. In addition, Avakov said that a meeting with four Canadian ministers and a Conference ”Hybrid war against Ukraine” had been held in Ottawa. However, Avakov did not specify, for which purpose the funds would be...

    Ukrainian aircraft company Antonov offers its aircraft for Trump`s Air Force One
    Dec07

    Ukrainian aircraft company Antonov offers its aircraft for Trump`s Air Force One

    Antonov, Ukraine`s only designer and manufacturer of cargo and passenger aircraft, has offered U.S. President-elect Donald Trump its aircraft for Trump`s presidential fleet, instead of Boeing Air Force one. ”Maybe it is better to consider Antonov aircraft as Air Force One?” Antonov Company asked Mr Trump in a tweet, following earlier reports that...

    Ukraine to chair UN Security Council in February 2017
    Dec07

    Ukraine to chair UN Security Council in February 2017

    Ukraine`s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko will become Chairman of the UN Security Council in February 2017. ”In February 2017, Ambassador of Ukraine to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko will chair the UN Security Council,” according to the Russian-speaking UN account on Twitter. As reported earlier, Ukraine...

    EU plans to check all travelers at external borders
    Dec07

    EU plans to check all travelers at external borders

    The European Commission welcomes the agreement reached on December 5 by the European Parliament and the Council on the Commission`s proposal to introduce mandatory systematic checks of all travelers, including EU citizens, against relevant databases when crossing the EU`s external borders, according to a statement of the European Commission. The...

    No peace deal with Gazprom to come in Stockholm arbitration – Naftogaz CEO
    Dec07

    No peace deal with Gazprom to come in Stockholm arbitration – Naftogaz CEO

    Andriy Kobolev, the CEO of Ukraine`s state-owned oil and gas company Naftogaz, does not consider the possibility of reaching an amicable agreement in gas dispute with the Russian gas monopoly Gazprom in the Stockholm arbitration court. ”There were no attempts of a settlement agreement, and it is impossible in this situation, since there is a...

    EU bans imports of Ukrainian poultry due to bird flu
    Dec06

    EU bans imports of Ukrainian poultry due to bird flu

    The European Union has banned imports of Ukrainian poultry meat and products from it due to the registered case of bird flu in Kherson region, the press service of the State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Protection reported. It is also reported that Hong Kong imposed a ban on the supply of Ukrainian eggs. According to the press service,...

    Stoltenberg: No accord reached at last two meetings of NATO-Russia Council
    Dec06

    Stoltenberg: No accord reached at last two meetings of NATO-Russia Council

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said that NATO and the Russian Federation still have differences in the positions regarding Ukraine, but the Alliance will continue to advocate for the frank dialogue with Russia. ”As we decided in Warsaw at the Summit we agreed to have a focused and meaningful dialogue with Russia,” said Stoltenberg. ...

    Moscow accuses Ukraine troops of shelling Russian territory
    Dec06

    Moscow accuses Ukraine troops of shelling Russian territory

    Russian investigative committee claimed on Tuesday, December 6, that it established identities of two commanders from the Ukrainian troops, allegedly responsible for shelling Russian territories along the border between the two countries in June-August of 2014, Ukraine Today reports. Ukraine Today is unable to verify the claims and will not name...

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