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    Obama: New sanctions to make Russia’s weak economy even weaker
    Jul30

    Obama: New sanctions to make Russia’s weak economy even weaker

    The coordinated introduction of new EU and U.S. sanctions against the Russian energy sector, defense industry and financial institutions will increase the pressure on Russia. U.S. President Barack Obama said this in his speech at the White House on Tuesday. “Because we are closely coordinating our actions with Europe, the sanctions we are...

    Terrorists want negotiations again
    Jul30

    Terrorists want negotiations again

    The “government” of the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic” (DPR) assures that it proposed the unilateral ceasefire and the start of negotiations with the Ukrainian authorities. “Vice Premier” of the so-called “DPR government” Andrey Purgin told OstroV. “I repeatedly say that the “DPR” and the “LPR” (“Luhansk People’s...

    Klimkin, Hontareva, Lagarde discuss economic reform program
    Jul30

    Klimkin, Hontareva, Lagarde discuss economic reform program

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and Chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine Valeria Hontareva discussed with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde the implementation by Kyiv of the economic reform programs under the Stand-By Arrangement. The IMF press office said in a statement. “The discussion was focused on the recent...

    Russian army moves closer to Ukraine – Pentagon
    Jul30

    Russian army moves closer to Ukraine – Pentagon

    More than 10,000 Russian soldiers in combined arms battalion tactical units are massed at the Ukrainian border, they are closer to the Ukrainian border than Russian forces were in the spring, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Admiral John Kirby said, BBC reports. He also noted that the advanced weapons systems continue moving across the border...

    Russia releases Ukrainian journalist
    Jul30

    Russia releases Ukrainian journalist

    Russia has released a journalist of the Ukrainian 1+1 television channel, Yevhen Aharkov, who was held in a migration detention center 169 kilometers from Voronezh for almost two weeks and was accused of illegal journalistic activity. He returns home and is already in Ukraine, tsn.ua reported. “I feel good, alive and well, going home. I...

    Ukraine will not stop fighting for Crimea – Klimkin
    Jul30

    Ukraine will not stop fighting for Crimea – Klimkin

    Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said Ukraine will not stop fighting for Crimea. He said this within the framework of the Atlantic Council, Hromadske TV informs. “Annexation and occupation of Crimea have been forgotten by many. I want to say that Crimea was, is and will be Ukrainian. We will not stop fighting for Crimea,” the Minister stressed. He...

    United States expands sanctions against Russia
    Jul30

    United States expands sanctions against Russia

    The United States has adopted sanctions against three more Russian banks – VTB, Bank of Moscow and Russian Agricultural Bank, as well as the United Shipbuilding Corporation, a Ukrinform correspondent has reported, with reference to the website of the U.S. Treasury Department. The sanctions on the three banks prohibit U.S. citizens or...

    Contact group on Donbas will meet in Minsk tomorrow
    Jul30

    Contact group on Donbas will meet in Minsk tomorrow

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko approached President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko requesting to promote holding of a meeting of the tripartite contact group on settlement of the situation in Donbas in Minsk July 31. Participating in the meeting, in particular, will be Second President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma, Russian Ambassador to...

    Ukrainian military liberate Avdiyivka
    Jul30

    Ukrainian military liberate Avdiyivka

    The Ukrainian Army completely took control over Avdiyivka, Donetsk region, July 29. The ATO press center writes on Facebook. “Yesterday, July 29, the town of Avdiyivka, Donetsk region, was released from Russian mercenaries,” the headquarters informs. In addition, the ATO forces launched a sweep of Ilovaisk and Pervomaisk. lk...

    Seventeen Ukrainian servicemen freed from captivity in Horlivka – Poroshenko
    Jul30

    Seventeen Ukrainian servicemen freed from captivity in Horlivka – Poroshenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has met with the mothers and wives of the Ukrainian military who were held captive by militants in the town of Horlivka, the presidential press service has reported. Seventeen hostages were released during a successful operation, and they arrived in Kyiv on July 29. Informing the women about happy news,...

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