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    Lithuanian President visiting Ukraine December 12
    Dec12

    Lithuanian President visiting Ukraine December 12

    President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite is visiting Ukraine on December 12, 2016, to take part in the 9th session of the Council of Presidents of Ukraine and Lithuania, according to the Ukrainian president`s press service. The two leaders will separately hold bilateral negotiations, as well as a Presidents Council meeting in an expanded format....

    Poland kicks off international command post exercises Common Challenge-16
    Dec11

    Poland kicks off international command post exercises Common Challenge-16

    Poland kicked off international command post exercises Common Challenge-16 with the participation of the Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian brigade and an air assault battalion of the Ukrainian Airmobile Forces, the military branch of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Defense Ministry of Ukraine reported on its website. The opening ceremony was held at...

    Paul Manafort accuses Ukraine of falsification Yanukovych’s ”black accounts” documents
    Dec11

    Paul Manafort accuses Ukraine of falsification Yanukovych’s ”black accounts” documents

    ”Black accounts” of the Party of Regions was a falsified document, Paul Manafort, Donald Trump`s former campaign manager, said during an interview with ”CBS This Morning” Friday. ”The government of Ukraine said that the ledger was a falsified document,” Manafort claimed, referencing a ledger examined by the New York Times that listed $12.7...

    Secret CIA assessment says Russia was trying to help Trump win White House – media
    Dec10

    Secret CIA assessment says Russia was trying to help Trump win White House – media

    The CIA has concluded in a secret assessment that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win the presidency, rather than just to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system, according to officials briefed on the matter, The Washington Post reported. Intelligence agencies have identified individuals with connections to...

    UN General Assembly adopts resolution demanding end to attacks in Syria
    Dec10

    UN General Assembly adopts resolution demanding end to attacks in Syria

    The 193-member UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution demanding an immediate end to attacks on civilians and all besieged areas in war-torn Syria, according to The New York Times. The non-binding resolution passed on Friday, December 9, by a vote of 122 to 13, with 36 abstentions, The New York Times wrote. The G.A. also expressed grave...

    Russia wants to use improving relations with Turkey for ”legalizing” Crimea annexation
    Dec09

    Russia wants to use improving relations with Turkey for ”legalizing” Crimea annexation

    Russia intends to use the improvement of relations with Turkey for ”legalizing” the annexation of Crimea among the Crimean Tatar population, according to the Information Resistance activist group. ”In particular, Russian State Duma MP, Deputy Head of the State Duma Committee on Nationalities Ruslan Balbek has told a number of confidants that one...

    U.S. Senate upholds ban on military cooperation with Russia
    Dec09

    U.S. Senate upholds ban on military cooperation with Russia

    The U.S. Senate has approved a National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, which puts a ban on Pentagon`s cooperation with Russia. Now, the only stage left for the bill to enter into force is a signature of U.S. President Barack Obama. Following suit of the House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate approved the National Defense...

    EP to vote for visa suspension mechanism Dec 15
    Dec09

    EP to vote for visa suspension mechanism Dec 15

    The European Parliament will vote for the suspension mechanism of the visa-free regime on Thursday, December 15, according to RFE/RL correspondent in Brussels Rikard Jozwiak. ”So we will have the debate on the suspension mechanism in the EP plenary on Wed and the vote on Thu (15 Dec),” Jozwiak wrote on Twitter on December 9. As UNIAN reported...

    EU explains pressure on Ukraine to lifting of moratorium on round timber export and denies manipulation of visa liberalization
    Dec09

    EU explains pressure on Ukraine to lifting of moratorium on round timber export and denies manipulation of visa liberalization

    The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during the summit Ukraine-EU in Brussels promised to cansel the moratorium on the export of unprocessed timber. It is a condition for the EU to grant 600 million euros and promise of visa liberalization in a short time. A lot of Ukrainians outrage of the EU position and call it “visa...

    Russian doping cover-up ”helped 1,000 athletes”
    Dec09

    Russian doping cover-up ”helped 1,000 athletes”

    The Russian sports ministry, aided by the country`s security service, allegedly orchestrated a massive ”institutional conspiracy”, according to an investigation for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), SkyNews reports. According to SkyNews, the investigation`s findings allege ”an institutional conspiracy across winter and summer sports athletes...

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