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    ”Protection” of Russians abroad, strengthening propaganda: Putin approves Russia`s new foreign policy concept
    Dec01

    ”Protection” of Russians abroad, strengthening propaganda: Putin approves Russia`s new foreign policy concept

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved a new concept of Russia`s foreign policy. A relevant document repealing the effect of the previous Russian foreign policy concept of February 12, 2013 was published on the official website of the Russian legal information. In particular, the document provides for efforts to strengthen positions of the...

    Poroshenko to visit Poland on Dec 2
    Dec01

    Poroshenko to visit Poland on Dec 2

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will make an official visit to the Republic of Poland on December 2, 2016, according to the president`s press service. The visit will take place at the invitation of President of Poland Andrzej Duda and will be dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Poland`s recognition of independence of Ukraine, the press...

    Russia cancels economic forum with Croatia holding grudge for Plenkovic Kyiv visit
    Dec01

    Russia cancels economic forum with Croatia holding grudge for Plenkovic Kyiv visit

    Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Croatia Anvar Azimov confirmed on Monday that the Croatian-Russian economic forum had been canceled, according to Total Croatia News citing N1. ”I have a very difficult task. I love Croatia and I deeply respect Croatia, and we will not forget that for more than 50 years Russia and the Soviet Union were one...

    U.S. Congress set to boost up to $350 mln security aid to Ukraine in National Defense Authorizations Act (NDAA), 2017
    Dec01

    U.S. Congress set to boost up to $350 mln security aid to Ukraine in National Defense Authorizations Act (NDAA), 2017

    U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have presented their consolidated version of the National Defense Authorizations Act (NDAA), 2017, with up to US$350 million to be allocated as security assistance to Ukraine, according to a posting on the website of Ukraine`s Embassy in the United States. ”From amounts authorized to be provided for...

    EU ambassadors may approve visa suspension mechanism next week – media
    Dec01

    EU ambassadors may approve visa suspension mechanism next week – media

    EU ambassadors may approve the suspension mechanism of EU visa waivers, which also concerns Ukraine and Georgia, at a meeting next week, according to RFE/RL correspondent in Brussels Rikard Jozwiak. ”I think there can be a deal on susp mech nxt week. EU ambs will meet on 7 Dec & new trialogue can follow the same day,” Jozwiak wrote on...

    U.S. to restrict movement for Russian diplomats
    Dec01

    U.S. to restrict movement for Russian diplomats

    The U.S. House of Representatives has agreed to restrict movement of Russian diplomatic officers and envoys within territory of the United States, according to Ukraine Today. The lower chamber of the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, November 30, approved a draft bill providing a ban on travel for over 25 miles away from mission buildings for Russian...

    Ukraine offers latest weapons and equipment at NATO headquarters for first time
    Dec01

    Ukraine offers latest weapons and equipment at NATO headquarters for first time

    For the first time in history, Ukrainian military-industrial complex (MIC) is showcasing its latest weapons and equipment at NATO Headquarters, offering its partners the possibility of complete refusal from the products of the Russian military-industrial complex. According to an UNIAN correspondent, the presentation is held in Brussels today in...

    Rada leadership accuses EU of ”shameless” delay of visa liberalization
    Dec01

    Rada leadership accuses EU of ”shameless” delay of visa liberalization

    First Vice Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Iryna Gerashchenko has said that the European Union was ”shamelessly” delaying the process of granting Ukraine a visa-free regime and full ratification of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement. ”Three years ago, the European Union, being aware of the risks of Ukraine`s complete withdrawal under...

    Two firefighting planes return to Ukraine after mission in Israel
    Dec01

    Two firefighting planes return to Ukraine after mission in Israel

    Two An-32P firefighting planes sent by the State Emergency Situations Service of Ukraine to help Israel fight fires flew back to Ukraine on Wednesday, November 30. The two planes landed at Kyiv`s Zhuliany airport at 18:21 local time on Wednesday. First Deputy Chairman of the State Emergency Situations Service Oleh Melchutsky thanked the crews for...

    European Court annuls part of sanctions against Putin`s friend Rotenberg. Document
    Dec01

    European Court annuls part of sanctions against Putin`s friend Rotenberg. Document

    The General Court of the European Union on November 30 declared unfounded EU sanctions against Russian businessman and President Putin`s friend Arkady Rotenberg, which were in force from July 2014 to March 2015. General Court of the European Union from Hanna Minenko ”By today`s judgement, the General Court partly upholds the action for annulment...

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