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    Russian official reacts to Avakov`s statement on liberation of Donbas
    Feb27

    Russian official reacts to Avakov`s statement on liberation of Donbas

    A Federation Council member has issued a comment regarding an earlier statement of Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov claiming the Ukrainian authorities have a plan for Donbas settlement. ”Avakov said: Kyiv ”has a plan for the return of Crimea and Donbas,” but did not disclose the essence. However, Crimea is definitely not to return. With...

    Yanukovych says Maidan crackdown organized by Firtash, Lyovochkin
    Feb27

    Yanukovych says Maidan crackdown organized by Firtash, Lyovochkin

    A disgraced Ukrainian ex-president, Viktor Yanukovych, who fled to Russia following a carnage during Euromaidan protests, said he had not ordered a violent dispersal of activists earlier in late 2013, and accused the then environment in plotting intrigues against him, according to his interview with the German publication Der Spiegel, Deutsche...

    Russia to deploy Buk missiles and more S-400 aircraft missile systems in occupied Crimea
    Feb27

    Russia to deploy Buk missiles and more S-400 aircraft missile systems in occupied Crimea

    The Russian Navy will deploy Buk anti-aircraft missile systems in occupied Crimea, allegedly with the aim to protect ships and submarines of the Black Sea Fleet from attacks by aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles, and cruise missiles, Russian newspaper Izvestia reported. According to experts, Buk naval systems together with S-300 and S-400...

    Ukraine has own plan for Donbas with no concessions to Putin regime – Interior Minister
    Feb27

    Ukraine has own plan for Donbas with no concessions to Putin regime – Interior Minister

    Ukrainian authorities have a plan for Donbas settlement, not related to any concessions to Vladimir Putin`s regime, Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov said in an interview with TSN Week. ”I believe we are now in a time period when the issue could be resolved quickly and diplomatically,” Avakov said, answering a question on how...

    Only Ukraine applies EU`s nuclear diversification policy – Westinghouse
    Feb27

    Only Ukraine applies EU`s nuclear diversification policy – Westinghouse

    Unlike the five EU member states with Russian-built nuclear power plants, Ukraine is the only country implementing EU requirements for diversified portfolios of fuel supply, Michael Kirst, an official at Westinghouse, told Euractiv.com. ”We are very active in Ukraine. We are very proud of our work there. We are now in a strategic relationship...

    Putin to launch informal campaign headquarters in March – media
    Feb27

    Putin to launch informal campaign headquarters in March – media

    Sources close to the Russian presidential administration state that Vladimir Putin`s informal campaign headquarters will start its work in March 2017, a year before the presidential election. Unlike previous campaigns, this one can attract state corporations and large state-owned companies. Experts believe that if a ”corporate mobilization” model...

    National Bank of Ukraine denies reports of Gontareva resignation
    Feb27

    National Bank of Ukraine denies reports of Gontareva resignation

    Reports about the resignation of National Bank Governor Valeria Gontareva are untrue, the NBU press service told UNIAN news agency responding to media reports claiming Ms Gontareva intended to leave post. ”Traditionally, the National Bank reports about the upcoming changes in the composition of the Board a month ahead. There was no such...

    O.Torvald to represent Ukraine at Eurovision-2017
    Feb27

    O.Torvald to represent Ukraine at Eurovision-2017

    Every year there is always particular interest in the act representing the host country of the Eurovision Song Contest and this year is no exception. O.Torvald has been chosen to fly the Ukrainian flag in Kyiv with the song Time, according to Eurovision.tv. The group beat five other acts for the right to represent Ukraine on home ground in May,...

    Ukraine not to hold direct talks with militants despite being pushed toward their legitimization – Iryna Gerashchenko
    Feb27

    Ukraine not to hold direct talks with militants despite being pushed toward their legitimization – Iryna Gerashchenko

    Various forces have been pushing Ukraine toward legitimization of Donbas militants and holding direct negotiations with representatives of the temporarily occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, according to First Deputy Chair of the Verkhovna Rada and Ukraine`s humanitarian envoy to the Trilateral contact group on Donbas settlement Iryna...

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions 49 times in all sectors in Donbas in the past 24 hours
    Feb27

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions 49 times in all sectors in Donbas in the past 24 hours

    On February 25, the Anti-Terrorist Operation forces recorded 49 enemy attacks, according to the ATO Headquarters.Avdiivka’s industrial zone as well as the area between Chermalyk and Shyrokyne in Mariupol sector stand as hotspots. View map in full size The enemy opened fire in the area of Avdiivka. Along with heavy weapons, mortars and tanks in...

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