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    U.S. Congress set to boost up to $350 mln security aid to Ukraine in National Defense Authorizations Act (NDAA), 2017
    Dec01

    U.S. Congress set to boost up to $350 mln security aid to Ukraine in National Defense Authorizations Act (NDAA), 2017

    U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have presented their consolidated version of the National Defense Authorizations Act (NDAA), 2017, with up to US$350 million to be allocated as security assistance to Ukraine, according to a posting on the website of Ukraine`s Embassy in the United States. ”From amounts authorized to be provided for...

    EU ambassadors may approve visa suspension mechanism next week – media
    Dec01

    EU ambassadors may approve visa suspension mechanism next week – media

    EU ambassadors may approve the suspension mechanism of EU visa waivers, which also concerns Ukraine and Georgia, at a meeting next week, according to RFE/RL correspondent in Brussels Rikard Jozwiak. ”I think there can be a deal on susp mech nxt week. EU ambs will meet on 7 Dec & new trialogue can follow the same day,” Jozwiak wrote on...

    U.S. to restrict movement for Russian diplomats
    Dec01

    U.S. to restrict movement for Russian diplomats

    The U.S. House of Representatives has agreed to restrict movement of Russian diplomatic officers and envoys within territory of the United States, according to Ukraine Today. The lower chamber of the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, November 30, approved a draft bill providing a ban on travel for over 25 miles away from mission buildings for Russian...

    Ukraine offers latest weapons and equipment at NATO headquarters for first time
    Dec01

    Ukraine offers latest weapons and equipment at NATO headquarters for first time

    For the first time in history, Ukrainian military-industrial complex (MIC) is showcasing its latest weapons and equipment at NATO Headquarters, offering its partners the possibility of complete refusal from the products of the Russian military-industrial complex. According to an UNIAN correspondent, the presentation is held in Brussels today in...

    Rada leadership accuses EU of ”shameless” delay of visa liberalization
    Dec01

    Rada leadership accuses EU of ”shameless” delay of visa liberalization

    First Vice Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Iryna Gerashchenko has said that the European Union was ”shamelessly” delaying the process of granting Ukraine a visa-free regime and full ratification of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement. ”Three years ago, the European Union, being aware of the risks of Ukraine`s complete withdrawal under...

    Two firefighting planes return to Ukraine after mission in Israel
    Dec01

    Two firefighting planes return to Ukraine after mission in Israel

    Two An-32P firefighting planes sent by the State Emergency Situations Service of Ukraine to help Israel fight fires flew back to Ukraine on Wednesday, November 30. The two planes landed at Kyiv`s Zhuliany airport at 18:21 local time on Wednesday. First Deputy Chairman of the State Emergency Situations Service Oleh Melchutsky thanked the crews for...

    European Court annuls part of sanctions against Putin`s friend Rotenberg. Document
    Dec01

    European Court annuls part of sanctions against Putin`s friend Rotenberg. Document

    The General Court of the European Union on November 30 declared unfounded EU sanctions against Russian businessman and President Putin`s friend Arkady Rotenberg, which were in force from July 2014 to March 2015. General Court of the European Union from Hanna Minenko ”By today`s judgement, the General Court partly upholds the action for annulment...

    Jets can`t take off from Putin`s only aircraft carrier – The Times
    Dec01

    Jets can`t take off from Putin`s only aircraft carrier – The Times

    The majority of the planes on Russia`s only aircraft carrier have been flown to a base in Syria after they had difficulties launching at sea, a defence source said yesterday, according to The Times. ”The lack of a catapult system on board the Admiral Kuznetsov has hampered the ability of pilots to operate at sea, forcing them to carry fewer...

    Kerry knows what prevents Russia from ”marching to Kyiv”
    Dec01

    Kerry knows what prevents Russia from ”marching to Kyiv”

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says these are U.S. sanctions that prevented Russia from thinking about an ”easy path to march to Kyiv.” ”Across the ocean, we`ve been steadfast in backing a democratic Ukraine, and those who complain should look at the reality that our sanctions, our engagement, our support for Ukraine actually prevented Russia...

    Ukraine terminates broadcasting deal with Russia
    Dec01

    Ukraine terminates broadcasting deal with Russia

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has canceled agreements with the Russian government on cooperation in the field of television and radio broadcasting and on cooperation in the information area. The decision was made at a Government`s Wednesday meeting, an UNIAN correspondent reports. The motion was submitted by Minister of Information Policy...

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