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    Ukraine gets EUR 2 mln in equipment from EU for joint border with Belarus
    Nov23

    Ukraine gets EUR 2 mln in equipment from EU for joint border with Belarus

    The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine has received new equipment and vehicles worth EUR 2 million from the European Union for strengthening its joint border with Belarus, according to an UNIAN correspondent. The official ceremony took place on Zamkova Hora Hill (Castle Hill) in the northern city of Zhytomyr on Tuesday, November 22. The event...

    European Parliament call for end to Turkey EU membership
    Nov23

    European Parliament call for end to Turkey EU membership

    The leaders of the European Parliament`s two largest groups called on Tuesday for the European Union to halt membership talks with Turkey because of its post-coup purges, according to Reuters. ”Our message to Turkey is very clear: accession negotiations should be frozen immediately,” said Manfred Weber, the head of the largest faction in the...

    The Washington Post: Trump Foundation admits to violating ban on “self-dealing”
    Nov23

    The Washington Post: Trump Foundation admits to violating ban on “self-dealing”

    President-elect Donald Trump`s charitable foundation has admitted to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that it violated a legal prohibition against ”self-dealing,” which bars nonprofit leaders from using their charity`s money to help themselves, their businesses or their families, according to The Washington Post. That admission was contained in...

    Russian Foreign Ministry sees no consensus on ”road map” on Donbas
    Nov23

    Russian Foreign Ministry sees no consensus on ”road map” on Donbas

    There is still no possibility in sight for another ministerial meeting of the Normandy Four (Russia, Germany, France, Ukraine) since a road map on Donbas that the ministers will have to approve hasn`t been agreed on yet, Russian top diplomat Sergey Lavrov said on Monday, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”The Normandy Four leaders gave...

    Kyiv court says all set to question Yanukovych via video conference
    Nov22

    Kyiv court says all set to question Yanukovych via video conference

    Svyatoshinskiy District Court in Kyiv has the technical capability to question former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and the former commander of the troops of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry Stanislav Shulyak via a video conference in a case of five Berkut riot police officers, Serhiy Diachuk, the presiding judge in the case of Berkut...

    Polish Foreign Ministry says Russia may abandon Nord Stream-2 project
    Nov22

    Polish Foreign Ministry says Russia may abandon Nord Stream-2 project

    Russia may abandon the construction of Nord Stream 2 in connection with the Brussels` decision regarding the German pipeline OPAL, which is a land extension of Nord Stream, said Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski, according to Radio Poland. Until recently, Gazprom used OPAL only at half strength, constantly interceding on opportunities...

    Media name candidates for U.S. Homeland Security Secretary
    Nov22

    Media name candidates for U.S. Homeland Security Secretary

    Two new names have emerged as possible candidates for Department of Homeland Security secretary under President-elect Donald Trump, including a retired Marine general who clashed with the Obama administration over women in combat and plans to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, people familiar with the selection process said Monday, according to...

    Detention of deserters on border with Crimea: Russia says SBU ”enticed” troops
    Nov22

    Detention of deserters on border with Crimea: Russia says SBU ”enticed” troops

    The headquarters of the Russian Black Sea Fleet has said that the SBU Security Service of Ukraine ”abducted two Russian troops” on the territory of the Dzhankoy international checkpoint. ”At the Dzhankoy checkpoint, the SBU officers used false flag individuals to entice ensign Maksim Odintsov and contract service junior sergeant Alexander Baranov...

    Sweden brings back Cold War weapons to deter Kremlin
    Nov22

    Sweden brings back Cold War weapons to deter Kremlin

    Faced with a newly aggressive Russia, Sweden is taking mothballed Cold War missile launchers out of storage in museums to shore up the defenses on its Baltic Sea front line, according to The Times. The traditionally neutral nation, not a member of NATO, is sending the land-based Kustrobotbatteri 90 to its former stronghold on the island of...

    Attack on Russian Sberbank in Kyiv: police vow to bring perpetrators to justice
    Nov22

    Attack on Russian Sberbank in Kyiv: police vow to bring perpetrators to justice

    The police intend to bring to justice those involved in the smashing arranged at Kyiv`s branch of a Russian bank, Sberbank, on Pushkinska Street near the Leo Tolstoy Square subway station on Monday, November 21, said Chief of the Kyiv National Police Department Andriy Kryschenko, 112 Ukraine TV channel reported. ”Investigation is underway, I...

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