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    Jets can`t take off from Putin`s only aircraft carrier – The Times
    Dec01

    Jets can`t take off from Putin`s only aircraft carrier – The Times

    The majority of the planes on Russia`s only aircraft carrier have been flown to a base in Syria after they had difficulties launching at sea, a defence source said yesterday, according to The Times. ”The lack of a catapult system on board the Admiral Kuznetsov has hampered the ability of pilots to operate at sea, forcing them to carry fewer...

    Kerry knows what prevents Russia from ”marching to Kyiv”
    Dec01

    Kerry knows what prevents Russia from ”marching to Kyiv”

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says these are U.S. sanctions that prevented Russia from thinking about an ”easy path to march to Kyiv.” ”Across the ocean, we`ve been steadfast in backing a democratic Ukraine, and those who complain should look at the reality that our sanctions, our engagement, our support for Ukraine actually prevented Russia...

    Ukraine terminates broadcasting deal with Russia
    Dec01

    Ukraine terminates broadcasting deal with Russia

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has canceled agreements with the Russian government on cooperation in the field of television and radio broadcasting and on cooperation in the information area. The decision was made at a Government`s Wednesday meeting, an UNIAN correspondent reports. The motion was submitted by Minister of Information Policy...

    CIA chief warns of possible disaster if Trump reconsiders policy toward Iran and Russia
    Nov30

    CIA chief warns of possible disaster if Trump reconsiders policy toward Iran and Russia

    The director of the Central Intelligence Agency has warned U.S. President-elect Donald Trump that halting the Iran nuclear deal would be ”disastrous” and ”the height of folly”, according to the BBC. ”I think it would be disastrous. It really would,” Mr. Brennan said in a BBC interview. ”First of all for one administration to tear up an agreement...

    YouTube may quit Russia – media
    Nov30

    YouTube may quit Russia – media

    A bill has been introduced to the Russian State Duma on restricting the activity of online movie theaters, according to the Russian media outlet Kommersant. Similarly to the law on media, the bill limits from June 1, 2017 to 20% the foreign share in companies that set up audiovisual services with professional content, Kommersant reports. This is...

    Ukraine Justice Ministry responds to idea to settle migrants in exchange for ”visa lib” with EU
    Nov30

    Ukraine Justice Ministry responds to idea to settle migrants in exchange for ”visa lib” with EU

    A suggestion that Ukraine could accept migrants in exchange for being granted visa liberalization with the European Union is a personal reflection of Deputy Minister of Justice on European Integration Serhiy Petukhov, not the official position of the ministry, its press service reported. ”Publications on Facebook by Deputy Justice Minister Serhiy...

    Gerashchenko: Ukraine in Minsk insisted on liberating all hostages before Christmas
    Nov30

    Gerashchenko: Ukraine in Minsk insisted on liberating all hostages before Christmas

    First Vice Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Iryna Gerashchenko has said that the Ukrainian side at the Normandy Four foreign ministers meeting in Minsk insisted on liberating all hostages before Christmas. ”The Ukrainian side insists on liberating all hostages before Christmas and the beginning of the new year of 2017. The process of...

    Russia`s Lavrov says issue of armed OSCE mission in Donbas ”no longer relevant”
    Nov30

    Russia`s Lavrov says issue of armed OSCE mission in Donbas ”no longer relevant”

    The issue of an armed mission in eastern Ukraine ”is no longer relevant”, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said following the negotiations of theNormandy Four top diplomats in Minsk earlier today, November 29, an UNIAN correspondent in Russia reports. ”The question is no longer relevant, there exists no such need. Today, no one spoke about...

    Austria receives request for Firtash extradition to Spain
    Nov30

    Austria receives request for Firtash extradition to Spain

    Austrian authorities have received an extradition request regarding a Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash to Spain, which had earlier put him on an international wanted list, Deutsche Welle reports citing a press secretary of the Vienna prosecutor`s office. The request was sent through official channels and is now being assessed, according to...

    Russia`s Lavrov says issue of armed OSCE mission in Donbas ”no longer relevant”
    Nov30

    Russia`s Lavrov says issue of armed OSCE mission in Donbas ”no longer relevant”

    The issue of an armed mission in eastern Ukraine ”is no longer relevant”, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said following the negotiations of theNormandy Four top diplomats in Minsk earlier today, November 29, an UNIAN correspondent in Russia reports. ”The question is no longer relevant, there exists no such need. Today, no one spoke about...

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