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    Shkiryak: Yanukovych would not have agreed to video questioning without Putin`s direct order
    Nov25

    Shkiryak: Yanukovych would not have agreed to video questioning without Putin`s direct order

    The Russian side is trying to exploit a video questioning of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, said Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Zorian Shkiryak, 112 Ukraine TV channel reports. ”Of course, we will ensure the protection of public order. A few minutes ago, I spoke with the leaders of the court, where the...

    OSCE sees spike in Donbas truce violations in Nov
    Nov25

    OSCE sees spike in Donbas truce violations in Nov

    The U.S. Mission to the OSCE reports a record number of ceasefire violations in Donbas in November 2016 since 2014. ”The situation continues to deteriorate in eastern Ukraine. In mid-November ceasefire violations reached their highest levels since the establishment of the Special Monitoring Mission in 2014,”  reads the statement by Deputy Mission...

    Lutsenko on Yanukovych questioning: Another PR-event to claim ”illegitimate Kyiv junta”
    Nov25

    Lutsenko on Yanukovych questioning: Another PR-event to claim ”illegitimate Kyiv junta”

    Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko considers today`s upcoming questioning of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych via a video conference another PR-action on ”illegitimate Kyiv junta” on the anniversary of Euromaidan. ”We should not expect anything really important from Yanukovych`s questioning in a court hearing. Firstly, this...

    Turkey`s top diplomat slams EU freezing membership talks
    Nov25

    Turkey`s top diplomat slams EU freezing membership talks

    Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu harshly criticized the European Parliament`s resolution calling for the suspension of negotiations on Turkey`s accession to the European Union, according to Anadolu. ”Turkey has always stated that it is ready to accept any constructive decision of the EU institutions, including objective criticism....

    Steinmeier declares European security threat, given Russia`s aggression
    Nov25

    Steinmeier declares European security threat, given Russia`s aggression

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier sees Europe`s security at risk – especially with regard to Russian aggression. Together with other OSCE foreign ministers, he is pressing for more arms control, Radio 24 reported with reference to Die Welt. ”Europe`s security is in danger,” Steinmeier said. With the internationally...

    Yanukovych`s questioning via video conference to be held today
    Nov25

    Yanukovych`s questioning via video conference to be held today

    On November 25, the Svyatoshinsky District Court of Kyiv will hold a hearing in the case of the Maidan events, with plans announced to question as a witness Ukraine`s disgraced ex-president Viktor Yanukovych via video conference. The questioning of Viktor Yanukovych is scheduled for 13:00 Kyiv time. In addition to the former head of state, the...

    Poroshenko says Trump asked to elaborate on Russian aggression
    Nov25

    Poroshenko says Trump asked to elaborate on Russian aggression

    U.S. president-elect Donald Trump asked Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko about the developments in Donbas and Crimea, the president told a press conference in Brussels Thursday, Ukraine Today reported citing Espreso.TV. ”I can assure you that the issues of Russian aggression, illegal annexation of Crimea were risen by U.S. President- elect...

    Lukashenko under Kremlin pressure: Russia may prepare for construction of military base in Belarus
    Nov25

    Lukashenko under Kremlin pressure: Russia may prepare for construction of military base in Belarus

    A tender announced by the Russian Defense Ministry for military transportation in international rail traffic sees a boost in volumes of such transportation for 2017, which can be an evidence of certain military accords reached between Alexander Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin, according to the press service of the opposition`s Belarusian Christian...

    Ukraine should remain patient in its craving for systemic reforms in railway industry – Balczun
    Nov25

    Ukraine should remain patient in its craving for systemic reforms in railway industry – Balczun

    Ukrzaliznytsia CEO Wojciech Balczun pointed out that the reform of the national railways takes time and given the scale of ”pathologies, unimaginable in the West”, the process may take years. Ukraine needs a lot of patience in order to implement quality systemic reforms in the railway industry, which will take years, said Chairman of the Board of...

    SBU searches sea terminal owned by Russian businessman
    Nov25

    SBU searches sea terminal owned by Russian businessman

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine in Odesa launched searches in offices of a private sea terminal, apartments and houses of its managers, SBU press center reported Thursday, according to Ukraine Today. Investigative actions are carried out within criminal proceedings into an alleged $6 million embezzlement of tonnage dues, Ukraine Today...

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