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    Russia`s big cheat – investigation of Russian doping of athletes by The Washington Post
    Dec12

    Russia`s big cheat – investigation of Russian doping of athletes by The Washington Post

    For millennia, rules have been at the core of athletic competition. Not that they haven`t been broken, but the Olympics still stand for the principle of human striving on a level playing field, or the primacy of rules, according to The Washington Post. This is why the final report of Richard H. McLaren`s investigation into Russian doping of...

    Ukraine and Lithuania sign bilateral documents on cooperation
    Dec12

    Ukraine and Lithuania sign bilateral documents on cooperation

    Several documents on expansion of bilateral cooperation between the states have been signed in the presence of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite who is on a working visit to Ukraine. The Agreement between the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine and the Ministry of Environment of...

    Ukraine and Lithuania mark 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations
    Dec12

    Ukraine and Lithuania mark 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations

    Ukraine and Lithuania are marking the 25th anniversary of its diplomatic relations since the moment when the two countries turned a new page in bilateral cooperation, sharing deep historical roots. ”A quarter century of intergovernmental relations, which has passed since the opening of diplomatic missions in Kyiv in 1992 and in Vilnius in 1993,...

    Possible swap of Ukrainian prisoners `on agenda` – Kremlin
    Dec12

    Possible swap of Ukrainian prisoners `on agenda` – Kremlin

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov says the possible handover of Ukrainian citizens convicted in Russia is currently on the agenda, though he gave no particular names, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”This issue has been repeatedly discussed during the contacts of working groups, it was mentioned by the Ukrainian side at the Berlin meeting of...

    China warns Trump against ignoring its Taiwan interests – Reuters
    Dec12

    China warns Trump against ignoring its Taiwan interests – Reuters

    China expressed ”serious concern” on Monday after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said the United States did not necessarily have to stick to its long-held stance that Taiwan is part of ”one China”, calling it the basis for relations, according to Reuters. Trump`s comments on ”Fox News Sunday”, questioning nearly four decades of U.S. policy,...

    United Nations Security Council condemns Istanbul attacks in Ukraine-initiated statement
    Dec12

    United Nations Security Council condemns Istanbul attacks in Ukraine-initiated statement

    The UN Security Council has passed a statement condemning recent terrorists attack on the Turkish city of Istanbul that killed dozens of people and injured many more, according to Ukraine`s Mission to the United Nations. ”Ukraine has initiated a statement by the UN Security Council because of terrorist attacks on Istanbul,” the mission tweeted on...

    Ukraine to launch high-speed train with Poland by Polish Christmas
    Dec12

    Ukraine to launch high-speed train with Poland by Polish Christmas

    A high-speed Intercity+ train will be launched between Kyiv, Lviv and Poland`s Przemysl from December 23, 2016, according to Ukraine`s Ukrzaliznytsia CEO. ”I confirm that in two weeks, starting from December 23, we`re planning to launch a high-speed Intercity+ train on the Kyiv-Lviv-Przemysl route. It will run daily the year around. The train...

    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...

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