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    Germany`s new foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel to visit Ukraine on March 2-3
    Feb28

    Germany`s new foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel to visit Ukraine on March 2-3

    Germany`s Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Sigmar Gabriel will be on a visit to Ukraine on March 2-3, according to UNIAN news agency`s source in diplomatic circles. His visit to Ukraine was announced by German Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer in Berlin on Monday morning, the source told UNIAN news agency. ”That`s true, the visit...

    U.S. Embassy in Ukraine reiterates ”resolute support” for Ukraine`s sovereignty
    Feb28

    U.S. Embassy in Ukraine reiterates ”resolute support” for Ukraine`s sovereignty

    On the third anniversary of Crimea`s Parliament by Russian troops, the United States remain resolute in its support for a united and sovereign Ukraine, according to the statement by the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine. ”Three years ago today, the Crimean parliament in Ukraine was seized illegally by force. Today, as Russia`s occupation of Crimea enters...

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas massively using heavy weapons in the past 24 hour, 2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 4 wounded
    Feb27

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas massively using heavy weapons in the past 24 hour, 2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 4 wounded

    Russian troops launched 62 attacks on Ukrainian territories in Donbas over the past day. 2 Ukrainian troops reported as killed in actions, 2 wounded in action (WIA), 2 sustained blast injury, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, the largest number of...

    U.S. Senate Democrat Dick Durbin wants independent Russia probes
    Feb27

    U.S. Senate Democrat Dick Durbin wants independent Russia probes

    The second-ranking U.S. Senate Democrat called Monday for an independent commission as well as a special prosecutor to investigate Russian interference in the U.S. election, according to Bloomberg. Minority Whip Dick Durbin, back from a trip to Ukraine and other countries he said were worried about Russia, told Bloomberg editors and reporters in...

    SBU bans chief mediator for swaps from visiting occupied Donbas
    Feb27

    SBU bans chief mediator for swaps from visiting occupied Donbas

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine has confirmed it canceled permission for head of the Ukrainian ”Officer Corps” center for the exchange of prisoners of war Volodymyr Ruban to enter the occupied areas in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. ”The SBU has cancelled Ukrainian citizen Volodymyr Ruban`s permission to cross the contact line,” SBU press...

    Reuters: Oil edges up as bullish bets on rising prices hit record high
    Feb27

    Reuters: Oil edges up as bullish bets on rising prices hit record high

    Oil prices edged higher on Monday as investors showed record confidence that prices would rise further, though gains were capped by the prospect of faster growth in U.S. oil production, according to Reuters. On its second to last day as the front-month contract, Brent futures for April delivery were up 16 cents, or 0.3 percent, at $56.15 a barrel...

    The New York Times tells story of Ukrainian show battling Russian propaganda
    Feb27

    The New York Times tells story of Ukrainian show battling Russian propaganda

    Ukraine`s ”StopFake News” is no Onion-style satire, but rather positions itself as serious public service journalism, identifying fake news and debunking it on the air, The New York Times wrote in its piece titled ”To Battle Fake News, Ukrainian Show Features Nothing but Lies.” NYT explains, that is because Kyiv, with its running battle with...

    IMF again postpones decision on loan tranche for Ukraine
    Feb27

    IMF again postpones decision on loan tranche for Ukraine

    The Executive Board of Ukraine`s key creditor, the International Monetary Fund is not going to consider the Ukrainian issue in the coming week, according to its schedule of meetings formed until March 6. There is only one issue on the agenda – the analysis of a micro-financial situation. Earlier, head of the IMF External Relations Department...

    Montenegro seeks arrest of Russian spy over coup plot
    Feb27

    Montenegro seeks arrest of Russian spy over coup plot

    Montenegro is to indict a top Russian spy it accuses of masterminding a failed plot to topple its pro-western government and stop the tiny Balkan nation from joining NATO, according to The Times. Eduard Shishmakov, 46, a captain in the Russian navy who was exposed as an agent for GRU military intelligence, is accused of running a network of...

    Ukrainian gas reserves down to less than 8.4 bcm
    Feb27

    Ukrainian gas reserves down to less than 8.4 bcm

    Natural gas reserves in Ukrainian underground gas storages (USFs) shrank by 2.6%, or 222 million cubic meters (mcm), on February 18-25, to 8.386 billion cubic meters (bcm) from 8.608 bcm, according to the state-run gas transport system operator Ukrtransgaz. As reported, 23.5 mcm of gas was pumped from USFs February 25 alone. Earlier, the...

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