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    Arms for Ukraine, sanctions against Russia may help U.S. block Putin in Ukraine – 6 policies to U.S. President Donald Trump
    Mar18

    Arms for Ukraine, sanctions against Russia may help U.S. block Putin in Ukraine – 6 policies to U.S. President Donald Trump

    Arming Ukraine and imposing tougher sanctions on Russia are among the six policies offered by former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia Michael Carpenter to U.S. President Donald Trump for blocking Russian President Vladimir Putin in Ukraine, according to the U.S. Foreign Policy...

    Rapidly deteriorating human rights situation in international blind spot in Crimea – Amnesty International
    Mar18

    Rapidly deteriorating human rights situation in international blind spot in Crimea – Amnesty International

    Three years after the peninsula`s unlawful annexation by Russia in March 2014, the human rights situation in Crimea is worsening fast, said Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch on March 17, 2017. ”It is exacerbated by the absence of any effective international monitoring mechanism with access to the peninsula, which has emboldened the...

    Trump hopes for ”peaceful resolution” to Donbas conflict
    Mar18

    Trump hopes for ”peaceful resolution” to Donbas conflict

    U.S. President Donald Trump has announced after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel that they seek a ”peaceful solution” to the conflict in Russia-occupied Donbas, the east of Ukraine. ”I also appreciate Chancellor Merkel`s leadership along with the French President [Francois Hollande] to resolve the conflict in Ukraine where we...

    ”Freedom may be occupied but can never be taken away. Crimea is Ukraine” – Lithuanian President
    Mar18

    ”Freedom may be occupied but can never be taken away. Crimea is Ukraine” – Lithuanian President

    Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite has expressed support for the territorial integrity of Ukraine. ”Freedom may be occupied but can never be taken away. Crimea is Ukraine,” Grybauskaite wrote on Twitter on March 18, 2017. Memo. Russia annexed Ukraine`s Crimea in March 2014 after its troops had occupied the peninsula. An illegal referendum...

    Trump expresses “strong support” for NATO, presses Merkel on paying dues
    Mar17

    Trump expresses “strong support” for NATO, presses Merkel on paying dues

    President Donald Trump pressed German Chancellor Angela Merkel ”hard” on North Atlantic Treaty Organization commitments during their meeting Friday, a senior administration official told NBC News. ”I reiterated to Chancellor Merkel our strong support for NATO, as well as the need for our NATO allies to pay their fair share for the cost of...

    Ukraine chief prosecutor`s rep: Ukrspecexport`s ex-head out on bail in London
    Mar17

    Ukraine chief prosecutor`s rep: Ukrspecexport`s ex-head out on bail in London

    Former head of Ukraine`s trader in arms Ukrspecexport Serhiy Bondarchuk, who is accused of large-scale embezzlement and faces extradition to Ukraine, has posted bail and should not leave London until a court schedules a date for hearings on his extradition, according to Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko`s press secretary Larysa Sargan....

    Siemens turbines supplied to Russia could surface in occupied Crimea
    Mar17

    Siemens turbines supplied to Russia could surface in occupied Crimea

    Germany`s Siemens says it has fulfilled its contract with Russia`s Technopromexport by supplying four gas turbines, while the buyer previously accused the manufacturer of contract breach. ”We have supplied turbines to Technopromexport,” CEO of the Siemens energy and gas production department in Russia Nikolai Rotmistrov said in an interview...

    European Parliament names voting date for travel-visa waivers for Ukraine
    Mar17

    European Parliament names voting date for travel-visa waivers for Ukraine

    The European Parliament (EP) will vote on granting Ukraine a visa-free regime on April 6, according to the European Parliament`s website. The debate on this issue will be held in the European Parliament on April 5. Voting on the draft legislative resolution on the inclusion of Ukraine in the list of third countries, whose citizens will no longer...

    Kremlin`s lie: Putin personally said Yanukovych asked to send Russian troops to Ukraine
    Mar17

    Kremlin`s lie: Putin personally said Yanukovych asked to send Russian troops to Ukraine

    The Kremlin lies, saying that they have not received a letter from former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to deploy Russian troops in Ukraine. Previously, Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed such a letter existed. His words are quoted on the Kremlin`s website dated March 4, 2014. ”What can be the reason for using the Armed Forces? Of...

    Canada calls on international community to put pressure on Moscow over Russian aggression in Ukraine
    Mar17

    Canada calls on international community to put pressure on Moscow over Russian aggression in Ukraine

    Canada has expressed concern over human rights violations in the Russian-occupied Crimea and called on the international community to put pressure on Moscow in relation to Russia`s aggression against Ukraine, according to the statement by Canada`s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, issued March 16. See also: Canada...

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