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    Talks with Russia possible only from position of strength: Ukraine`s Foreign Minister
    Mar08

    Talks with Russia possible only from position of strength: Ukraine`s Foreign Minister

    Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin on Tuesday, March 7, during his two-day visit to Washington, told U.S. senators of his vision of conducting negotiations with the Russian Federation. ”The only viable way to negotiate with Russia is from a position of strength and international solidarity,” Pavlo Klimkin said at a hearing ”On...

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister  tells U.S. senators of Russia`s arms supplies to Donbas
    Mar08

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister tells U.S. senators of Russia`s arms supplies to Donbas

    Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin during his two-day Washington visit attended a Tuesday hearing ”On Russian Policies and Intentions Toward Specific European Countries” at the Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations. Klimkin emphasized that Russia`s hybrid war against...

    Canada`s Foreign Affairs Minister warns Canadians to beware of Russian disinformation
    Mar08

    Canada`s Foreign Affairs Minister warns Canadians to beware of Russian disinformation

    Canada`s Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, who is being targeted by allegations in pro-Moscow websites that her maternal Ukrainian-born grandfather was a Nazi collaborator, warned Monday that her country should expect to remain in focus of Russian disinformation campaigns similar to what is happening in the EU and U.S., according to The...

    Ukraine highlights TOP 5 Russian lies in International Court of Justice hearing
    Mar08

    Ukraine highlights TOP 5 Russian lies in International Court of Justice hearing

    The Ministry of Information Policy of Ukraine is studying the facts of misinformation and propaganda in the speech of Russia`s representative at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, according to Deputy Minister Dmytro Zolotukhin. The representative of the defendant in the case Ukraine has lodged with the ICJ against Russia says that...

    EU Council adopts regulation to reinforce checks at external borders
    Mar08

    EU Council adopts regulation to reinforce checks at external borders

    On March 7, 2017, the EU Council adopted a regulation amending the Schengen borders code to reinforce checks against relevant databases at the external borders. The amendment obliges member states to carry out systematic checks against relevant databases on all persons, including those enjoying the right of free movement under EU law (i.e. EU...

    National Bank of Ukraine to initiate sanctions against Sberbank subsidiary in Ukraine for servicing holders of separatist ”passports” of ”DPR-LPR”
    Mar08

    National Bank of Ukraine to initiate sanctions against Sberbank subsidiary in Ukraine for servicing holders of separatist ”passports” of ”DPR-LPR”

    The National Bank of Ukraine has told UNIAN that, if Sberbank of Russia accepts ”passports” of the unrecognized ”DPR” and ”LPR”, the issue of introducing sanctions against the bank`s subsidiary in Ukraine will be submitted to the National Security and Defense Council. ”If this information is confirmed, the NBU will initiate a request to the NSDC...

    Ukraine`s Justice Ministry: Putin`s clique must be convicted by International Court of Justice
    Mar08

    Ukraine`s Justice Ministry: Putin`s clique must be convicted by International Court of Justice

    Minister of Justice of Ukraine Pavlo Petrenko in his comment regarding Ukraine`s lawsuit lodged with the International Court of Justice notes that Ukraine will work to ensure that Russian President Vladimir Putin`s entourage is convicted. ”Back in 2014, on behalf of the government of [Arseniy] Yatsenyuk, the Ministry of Justice appealed to the...

    U.S., EU insist that Ukraine establish Specialized Anti-Corruption Court
    Mar08

    U.S., EU insist that Ukraine establish Specialized Anti-Corruption Court

    Ukraine needs to establish the Specialized Anti-Corruption Court, the United States Embassy and the EU Delegation to Ukraine wrote in a joint statement. ”Ukraine`s success in its anti-corruption efforts is critical to delivering results demanded by the people on the Maidan as well as to attracting the foreign direct investment that is needed to...

    Tillerson assures Klimkin U.S. not to fall for bargains over Ukraine
    Mar08

    Tillerson assures Klimkin U.S. not to fall for bargains over Ukraine

    Secretary of the U.S. State Department Rex Tillerson during his meeting with Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin reiterated Washington`s support for Ukraine in the fight against the aggression of the Russian Federation, according to the MFA of Ukraine`s press service. ”United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson emphasized that the U.S....

    Day 2 of Hague Ukraine vs. Russia hearings: Moscow denies Kyiv`s accusations
    Mar07

    Day 2 of Hague Ukraine vs. Russia hearings: Moscow denies Kyiv`s accusations

    During the second day of hearings on the Ukraine vs. Russia case, the UN International Court of Justice in The Hague, the Netherlands, considered Kyiv`s request to introduce provisional measures against Russia to protect Ukrainian citizens` rights to life. The case is being considered as an urgent matter. See also: Hague Court to begin hearing of...

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