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    Ukraine`s envoy to Council of Europe points at problems with Trump-Putin ”grand bargain”
    Feb16

    Ukraine`s envoy to Council of Europe points at problems with Trump-Putin ”grand bargain”

    U.S. President Donald Trump wants to improve relations with Russia, while Moscow is in a great relationship the America`s major adversaries, according to Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the Council of Europe Dmytro Kuleba, the Novoe Vremya weekly reported. As Donald Trump said he sincerely wished to seal a ”good deal” with Vladimir Putin,...

    India top buyer of Ukrainian wheat this season
    Feb16

    India top buyer of Ukrainian wheat this season

    Ukraine`s January wheat exports fell by around 14% to 1.2 million tonnes and most of it went to India, UkrAgroConsult reported on Wednesday. India, a major importer of Ukrainian wheat this season, consumed 780,000 tonnes or 64% of Ukraine`s wheat exports last month, according to UkrAgroConsult. ”Taking into account wheat cargoes intended for...

    U.S. President expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine but Kremlin states that this is impossible and Crimea won’t be returned
    Feb15

    U.S. President expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine but Kremlin states that this is impossible and Crimea won’t be returned

    The U.S. President Donald Trump made it clear he expects the Russian Federation to return illegally annexed in 2014 Crimea to Ukraine and reduce violence in Ukraine, the White House spokesman Sean Spicer said at the official daily news briefing on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. “President Trump has made it very clear that he expects the...

    UN and the Council of Europe call Ukraine not to adopt the law on occupied territories and take responsibility for the safety and lives of people in the territories occupied by Russia
    Feb13

    UN and the Council of Europe call Ukraine not to adopt the law on occupied territories and take responsibility for the safety and lives of people in the territories occupied by Russia

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Council of Europe, and Charity Foundation “The Right to Defense” call not to adopt the draft law №3593-d “On the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine”, according to the Ministry of temporarily occupied territories and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Ukraine. The...

    Russia claims Romania as a clear threat because of US anti-missile shield on its territorry
    Feb11

    Russia claims Romania as a clear threat because of US anti-missile shield on its territorry

    The Russian Foreign Ministry official, Alexander Botsan-Kharchenko, states that Moscow considers Romania as a threat to the safety of the Russian Federation, after the Romanian part of the U.S. missile shield was switched on in May 2016. “Romania’s stance and the stance of its leadership, who have turned the country into an outpost, is a clear...

    OSCE confirmed that Russia had been preparing to attack Avdiivka in Donbas for six months
    Feb10

    OSCE confirmed that Russia had been preparing to attack Avdiivka in Donbas for six months

    The U.S. envoy to the OSCE, Chargé d’Affaires Kate M. Byrnes has reported to the Permanent Council in Vienna, Austria, that Russian troops had been preparing for the shelling at Avdiivka in Donbas for half a year. “Satellite images show not less than six artillery positions on separatist-controlled territory within striking distance of Avdiyivka....

    Dutch opposition is shocked that all signatures of people who initiated Ukraine-EU referendum were unverified
    Feb10

    Dutch opposition is shocked that all signatures of people who initiated Ukraine-EU referendum were unverified

    No guarantees that these are signatures of real people – a result of the Dutch Government’s answer on the lawyers’ request about the legitimacy of initiating a referendum on the Association Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine. The Dutch Internal Affairs Ministry informed that the authenticity of more than 400,000...

    Elections in Donbas can be held on territories with Russian military control and militants’ presence – German Ambassador to Ukraine
    Feb07

    Elections in Donbas can be held on territories with Russian military control and militants’ presence – German Ambassador to Ukraine

    Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Ukraine Ernst Reichel states that holding elections in the occupied territories of the Donbas region is possible even with Russian troops on the ground, militants’ presence, and without withdrawal of the Russian troops. German Ambassador to Ukraine Ernst Reichel...

    Belarus doesn’t need a Russian air base – Lukashenko
    Feb05

    Belarus doesn’t need a Russian air base – Lukashenko

    The President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, states that it is not actual to build a Russian air base in the Republic of Belarus, according to National Agency of Investment and Privatization. “People keep talking about some military base. What difference will the ten aircraft Russia wanted to base in Bobruisk make?” said Alexander Lukashenko....

    After UN Security Council briefing on Russia shelling at Donbas, Ukraine Presidential Administration talks about UN peacekeeping mission
    Feb04

    After UN Security Council briefing on Russia shelling at Donbas, Ukraine Presidential Administration talks about UN peacekeeping mission

    During the UN Security Council briefing on the situation in Ukraine the top United Nations political and humanitarian officials told that Russia’s assault in Donbas and shelling day and night extracted heavy toll, including among civilians. The UN Security Council briefing on the escalation of the conflict in Donbas by the Russian Federation,...

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