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    Americans roll out Ukrainian tanks for Combined Resolve exercise
    May24

    Americans roll out Ukrainian tanks for Combined Resolve exercise

    American soldiers on Tuesday used British Army equipment to transport Ukrainian T-64 tanks from here to Hohenfels in preparation for a Ukrainian tank platoon`s participation in Exercise Combined Resolve, Stars and Stripes reports. Ukrainian troops recently took part in the Strong Europe Tank challenge, during which they were they first soldiers...

    Ukraine needs China loan deadline pushed back, Deputy PM says
    May24

    Ukraine needs China loan deadline pushed back, Deputy PM says

    Ukraine needs more time to submit proposals for coal and gas projects to China in order to secure funding worth up to $3.65 billion as Kiev is unlikely to meet a June deadline, Deputy Prime Minister Stepan Kubiv told Reuters. Ukraine signed a loan agreement with the China Development Bank (CDB) in 2012 but has repeatedly pushed back deadlines by...

    Ukraine submits new evidence to European Court of Human Rights over Crimea annexation
    May24

    Ukraine submits new evidence to European Court of Human Rights over Crimea annexation

    Ukraine`s Minister of Justice Pavlo Petrenko has told Ukrainian TV Channel 5 that the evidence collected by the Ukrainian side refutes the Russian Federation`s arguments in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in the Crimea annexation case. ”I can say unequivocally the pieces of evidence submitted regarding Crimea refute all those stories of...

    U.S. State Department to cut threefold financial aid to Ukraine
    May24

    U.S. State Department to cut threefold financial aid to Ukraine

    The United States State Department suggests in the budget for the 2018 fiscal year to reduce its assistance to Ukraine by three times, according to the draft budget for foreign operations and related programs, posted on the State Department`s website. In the 2016 fiscal year, more than $667 million was allocated for Ukraine. At the same time, it...

    Merkel convening Normandy Four summit
    May24

    Merkel convening Normandy Four summit

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling for the leaders of Ukraine, France, and Russia to meet for another round of talks in the Normandy format on the settlement of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, according to Der Tagesspiegel. According to Der Tagesspiegel, the Ukrainian army has been fighting with the Russian-backed militants in the east...

    Ukraine-Turkey Free Trade Agreement sees progress
    May24

    Ukraine-Turkey Free Trade Agreement sees progress

    Stepan Kubiv, the first vice prime minister and minister of economic development and trade of Ukraine, has said that Turkey and Ukraine are making progress in signing the Free Trade Agreement (FTA), according to Daily Sabah. Kubiv said the trade volume between Ukraine and Turkey increased by 25 percent, adding that relations have developed not...

    Dutch Senate forms majority to support EU-Ukraine Association Agreement
    May24

    Dutch Senate forms majority to support EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

    The majority has been formed in the Dutch Senate in support of the ratification of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, according to BNR.nl. In addition to traditional supporters of the Agreement – senators from parties VVD, D66, GroenLinks, and PvdA, nine CDA senators and three representatives of CU are reportedly ready to ratify the deal...

    Normandy Four meeting expected after schedules agreed – Gerashchenko
    May23

    Normandy Four meeting expected after schedules agreed – Gerashchenko

    The Ukrainian side expects that the meeting in the so-called Normandy Format between the leaders of Ukraine, Germany, France, and Russia will be held after the schedules are agreed, Ukraine`s humanitarian envoy in the Trilateral Contact Group for the peaceful settlement in Donbas, First Deputy Chair of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko said...

    Washington State recognizes Holodomor as genocide of Ukrainians
    May23

    Washington State recognizes Holodomor as genocide of Ukrainians

    On Monday, May 22, the Washington State Senate unanimously approved a resolution calling Holodomor an act of genocide of the people of Ukraine, according to Voice of America. ”The Holodomor was a genocide committed by Joseph Stalin and the Soviet regime against the people of Ukrainian,” reads the document, Voice of America reports. Now the Day of...

    Future of Normandy format, Minsk accords to be decided at G7 summit – Ukrainian diplomat
    May23

    Future of Normandy format, Minsk accords to be decided at G7 summit – Ukrainian diplomat

    Ukrainian diplomat, former Ukrainian envoy to the Minsk Trilateral Contact Group`s political subgroup Roman Bezsmertny says that the future of the ”Normandy format” (Ukraine, France, Germany and Russia) and the Minsk peace agreement on Donbas will be decided during the G7 summit in Italy, according to Radio Svoboda`s Ukrainian-language service....

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