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    No money yet: Ukraine issue no longer in IMF calendar
    Mar19

    No money yet: Ukraine issue no longer in IMF calendar

    Information about a March 20 meeting of the International Monetary Fund`s Executive Board on a new disbursement to Ukraine is no longer in the calendar, according to calendar data posted on the IMF`s website. The IMF Executive Board meeting on March 20 will consider Qatar`s 2016 Article IV Consultation. Then it will address Lucia`s 2016 Article...

    Ukrainian Canadians urge Canada to provide more military support to Ukraine
    Mar19

    Ukrainian Canadians urge Canada to provide more military support to Ukraine

    Canadian Federal Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan met with local Ukrainians in Winnipeg last night who urged the Canadian government to provide more military support to Ukraine, according to the Winnipeg Free Press. ”That`s what this is about, to show how seriously we take these viewpoints, as we look at the geopolitical aspect of things,” the...

    Turkish MFA reiterates non-recognition of Crimea annexation
    Mar18

    Turkish MFA reiterates non-recognition of Crimea annexation

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of the Republic of Turkey has reiterated the non-recognition of the annexation of Crimea. ”Three years have passed since Ukraine`s Autonomous Republic of Crimea was annexed by the Russian Federation on the grounds of an illegitimate referendum held on March 16, 2014,” according to a press release regarding...

    Manafort wanted for questioning in Ukraine corruption case
    Mar18

    Manafort wanted for questioning in Ukraine corruption case

    Ukrainian prosecutors want to question Paul Manafort in connection with a corruption investigation and have made repeated requests for assistance from U.S. authorities, CNN has learned. Prosecutors in Kyiv said they have made seven separate appeals over the past two years for help in questioning President Donald Trump`s former campaign manager,...

    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....

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