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    RFE/RL Crimea journalists win Burke Award
    Dec04

    RFE/RL Crimea journalists win Burke Award

    The Broadcasting Board of Governors has recognized the professionalism and courage of the RFE/RL Ukrainian Service`s Crimea desk by presenting it with the 2016 David Burke Distinguished Journalism Award. RFE/RL President Thomas Kent accepted the prize on behalf of the journalists in a ceremony today presided over by BBG Chief Executive Officer...

    Forum in Tel-Aviv to kick off Israeli-Ukrainian business Alliance
    Dec04

    Forum in Tel-Aviv to kick off Israeli-Ukrainian business Alliance

    An Israeli-Ukrainian Entrepreneurship Forum will take place in in Tel Aviv on 14-15 December 2016. The Forum offers a new focus for research on the challenges of meeting Israeli-Ukrainian business demands for the sustainable development, according to EuromaidanPress. The purpose of the Forum is to create conditions for a potential partnership in...

    Moscow responds to U.S. curbing military ties with Russia
    Dec04

    Moscow responds to U.S. curbing military ties with Russia

    Moscow sees nothing new in U.S. Congress banning cooperation between Russian and U.S. military, according to the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, TASS reports. ”Nothing new here, the Congress adopted a similar law last year, too,” he said Saturday, according to TASS. ”In Pentagon`s last year budget was a ban on contacts between military...

    Norway urges Trump to issue predictable, clear policy on Russia
    Dec04

    Norway urges Trump to issue predictable, clear policy on Russia

    Norway on Friday urged U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to enunciate a clear and predictable policy on Russia as soon as possible, amid growing concerns in Oslo about increasing Russian military activities in the ”High North” or Arctic region, according to Reuters. ”What is most important to us right now is to have both a predictable and a very...

    Donald Trump risks China rift with Taiwan call
    Dec03

    Donald Trump risks China rift with Taiwan call

    Donald Trump risks opening up a major diplomatic dispute with China before he has even been inaugurated after speaking on the telephone on Friday with Tsai Ing-wen, the president of Taiwan, which was the first U.S.-Taiwanese presidential contact since diplomatic relations were cut in 1979, according to The Financial Times. Although it is not...

    Ukraine asks Interpol to launch international search for ”Scythian gold”
    Dec03

    Ukraine asks Interpol to launch international search for ”Scythian gold”

    Pechersk District Court of Kyiv ordered to seize the ”Scythian gold”, which was exhibited at the expo in the Netherlands titled Crimea – the golden island in the Black Sea, as reported by the press service of the Prosecutor`s Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea. In addition, a copy of the court order was forwarded to Interpol with a...

    Ukrainian delegation to work toward holding NATO PA meeting in Kyiv in next few years – Gerashchenko
    Dec03

    Ukrainian delegation to work toward holding NATO PA meeting in Kyiv in next few years – Gerashchenko

    The Ukrainian delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly will be working toward ensuring that a session of the organization is held in Kyiv in the next few years, according to First Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko. ”We offered to hold a meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly in Ukraine,” she wrote on Facebook,...

    Ukraine refuses to pay compensation for Belavia plane`s return – media
    Dec03

    Ukraine refuses to pay compensation for Belavia plane`s return – media

    UkSATSE, the Ukrainian air traffic controller, is not holding negotiations with Belarusian air carrier Belavia on any compensation for the return of their passenger jet, which was heading to Minsk, back to Kyiv, that`s according to Belavia`s response to the request of the Ukrainian media, Belarus Partisan outlet reports. The report says the...

    Ukraine informs NATO on signs of possible transporting chemical weapons from Syria to Crimea
    Dec03

    Ukraine informs NATO on signs of possible transporting chemical weapons from Syria to Crimea

    During their visit to NATO Headquarters, the Ukrainian delegation handed over the Allies information, which indicates possible transportation of chemical weapons from Syria to the occupied Crimea, head of Ukraine`s Permanent Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, MP Iryna Friz (BPP) has told UNIAN. ”We handed over an analytical report on...

    Slovakia to increase capacity for gas exports to Ukraine
    Dec03

    Slovakia to increase capacity for gas exports to Ukraine

    Slovakia`s gas operator Eustream has announced an increase of gas exports to Ukraine by 2.8 million cubic meters, according to the company`s report. The operator of Slovakia`s gas transportation system, Eustream, will increase capacity for gas transmission to Ukraine in the first quarter of 2017 by 2.8 million cubic meters per day, the company...

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