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    FSB detains former Russian military for ”spying for Ukraine” in Crimea`s Sevastopol
    Nov24

    FSB detains former Russian military for ”spying for Ukraine” in Crimea`s Sevastopol

    A former serviceman of the Black Sea Fleet HQ Leonid Parkhomenko was detained in the strategic port city of Sevastopol on the Russian-occupied Crimean peninsula. FSB argues that man has allegedly been collecting intelligence on fleet operations on the instructions of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, RIA Novosti reported. ”November 22, the...

    Kyiv says further disengagement in Donbas possible after Debaltseve demilitarized
    Nov24

    Kyiv says further disengagement in Donbas possible after Debaltseve demilitarized

    Representatives of Ukraine at Minsk peace talks on Donbas insist that further disengagement of forces and military hardware in the east of Ukraine is possible after the demilitarization of the militant-held town of Debaltseve, which should be under Ukraine`s control in keeping with the Minsk agreements. ”During the security subgroup`s work...

    Financial investigation Service to be set up no later than 2017 – Danyliuk
    Nov24

    Financial investigation Service to be set up no later than 2017 – Danyliuk

    The Financial Investigation Service should be established in Ukraine no later than 2017, Minister of Finance Oleksandr Danyliuk said in his interview with Focus magazine. ”In order to eliminate the tax police and set up the financial investigation service, a special law should be adopted. We sought to get the new service operating as early as...

    Ukrainian Culture Center in Moscow attacked, Ukraine demands probe
    Nov24

    Ukrainian Culture Center in Moscow attacked, Ukraine demands probe

    Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs demands an immediate investigation into an attack on the Ukrainian Culture Center in Moscow when, among other things, the Ukrainian national flag was burnt, insisting that all those who have committed the crime be held liable. ”The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine is extremely disturbed by the fact of...

    Ukrainian president`s administration names Russia goals in Donbas
    Nov24

    Ukrainian president`s administration names Russia goals in Donbas

    Russia pursues its own specific objectives, and as of today it is difficult to talk about its sincere commitment to the peaceful resolution of the situation in Donbas, Deputy head of the Ukrainian president`s administration Kostiantyn Yeliseyev said in an interview with RBC-Ukraine. Firstly, in the short term, Russia seeks to maintain the...

    Ukraine-EU summit starts today
    Nov24

    Ukraine-EU summit starts today

    On Thursday, November 24, Brussels will host talks between the leaders of Ukraine and the European Union in the framework of the Ukraine-EU summit. The summit`s agenda will include some 20 issues. The first issue listed on the agenda regards priorities in political and economic reforms, including the EU assistance. The second question to be...

    Ukraine harvests 61 mln tonnes of grain by Nov 23
    Nov24

    Ukraine harvests 61 mln tonnes of grain by Nov 23

    Ukrainian farmers had harvested 61 million tonnes of grain by November 23 from 13.5 million ha, or 94% of the planned areas, according to the Ukrainian Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry`s press service. The average yield capacity was 4.51 tonnes per hectare, it said. The yield of maize was 21.7 million tonnes gathered from 3.5 million ha (82% of...

    Oil prices edge higher despite doubts on OPEC-led cuts
    Nov24

    Oil prices edge higher despite doubts on OPEC-led cuts

    Oil prices turned positive on Wednesday despite investor doubts that OPEC will agree to a production cut large enough to make a significant dent in the global glut of crude, according to Reuters. Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will meet next week on November 30 in Vienna to decide on the details of an...

    Justice Ministry explains large number of cases against Ukraine in European Court of Human Rights
    Nov24

    Justice Ministry explains large number of cases against Ukraine in European Court of Human Rights

    The Ministry of Justice has said that a large number of cases against Ukraine to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is the result of the imperfect national system of judiciary, said Deputy Minister of Justice Gia Getsadze, according to the ministry`s press service. ”Only by reforming the judiciary in Ukraine will we be able to ensure that...

    European Parliament sounds alarm on anti-EU propaganda from Russia, IS terrorist groups
    Nov24

    European Parliament sounds alarm on anti-EU propaganda from Russia, IS terrorist groups

    Propaganda pressure on the EU from Russia and Islamist terrorist groups is growing, members of the European Parliament (MEPs) warn in a resolution voted on Wednesday. The resolution was approved by 304 votes to 179, with 208 abstentions. Russian propaganda seeks to distort the truth, incite fear, provoke doubt and divide the EU. To counteract...

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