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    EP, EU Council reach deal on visa liberalisation with Georgia
    Dec14

    EP, EU Council reach deal on visa liberalisation with Georgia

    ”Good news:we reached a deal wt the EUCouncil @eu2016sk for visa liberalisation wt Georgia! Shared commitment to deliver asap!” the EU visa liberalization rapporteur, Mariya Gabriel, tweeted Tuesday. This week, the governing institutions of the European Union are expected to agree on a draft legislative decision on a visa waiver for the citizens...

    Ukrainians should shrink gas consumption at least threefold – Ukraine PM
    Dec14

    Ukrainians should shrink gas consumption at least threefold – Ukraine PM

    Ukraine in 2017 plans to increase own gas production by 500 million cubic meters and by 2020 to cover all of its fuel needs, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman reported via Twitter. ”This year we have increased our own [gas] production by 50 million cubic meters. Next year we will increase it by 500 million cubic meters,” wrote Groysman. ”By 2020,...

    NATO to hold military exercises in Norway province bordering Russia
    Dec14

    NATO to hold military exercises in Norway province bordering Russia

    NATO military exercises will be held in March 2017 in the Norwegian province of Finnmark sharing borders with Russia, Ukraine Today reports citing the NRK outlet. According to the sources, upcoming drills will be the largest ones held in the province since 1967, with up to 10,000 of the Norwegian, American and British personnel engaged in...

    Russia not to resort to all-out invasion – Ukraine`s ex-president Kravchuk
    Dec14

    Russia not to resort to all-out invasion – Ukraine`s ex-president Kravchuk

    It would be the last day for Russia if the Kremlin ever went for a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, according to first president of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk, 112 Ukraine TV Channel reported. ”Even if we imagine that Russia will go for wide-ranging steps in Ukraine and the question will arise of Ukraine`s occupation, it will be the last day for...

    Pentagon: Coalition airstrike in Syria kills 2 men behind Paris attacks
    Dec14

    Pentagon: Coalition airstrike in Syria kills 2 men behind Paris attacks

    A coalition precision airstrike conducted on December 4 in Raqqa, Syria, resulted in the deaths of three ISIL leaders directly involved in facilitating external terror operations and recruiting foreign fighters. Two of those targeted – Salah Gourmat, and Sammy Djedou – were involved in facilitating the November 13, 2015, terrorist...

    Ukraine`s Parliament may exclude Savchenko from delegation to PACE
    Dec13

    Ukraine`s Parliament may exclude Savchenko from delegation to PACE

    The position of People`s Deputy Nadia Savchenko has not gone unnoticed in the PACE. There are many questions to Savchenko in this regard, MP Leonid Yemets, member of the Ukrainian delegation to the PACE, wrote on Facebook. ”The position of our colleague Savchenko has not gone unnoticed. There are plenty of questions,” Yemets wrote. At the same...

    Website of Ukraine Defense Ministry down: cyberattack reported
    Dec13

    Website of Ukraine Defense Ministry down: cyberattack reported

    The incident is yet another one in a series of cyberattacks on the websites of Ukraine`s government bodies and earlier – a number of energy companies, Radio Svoboda reports citing the ministry`s press service. No other details were provided to the reporters, according to Radio Svoboda. As reported earlier, in early December, a number of...

    Trump`s advisor Carter Page on Moscow visit says fate of Russia sanctions unclear
    Dec13

    Trump`s advisor Carter Page on Moscow visit says fate of Russia sanctions unclear

    Advisor to Donald Trump campaign Carter Page during his visit to Moscow said it was too early to talk about the fate of the anti-Russian sanctions, RIA Novosti reports. Answering a reporter`s question on the fate of the Western sanctions against the Russian Federation, Mr Page has told a press conference he believes it is too early to talk about...

    Ukraine reports 42 Russian attacks in Donbas in last day
    Dec13

    Ukraine reports 42 Russian attacks in Donbas in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 42 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers used banned 120mm and 82mm mortars to shell the town of Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Talakivka and...

    Sanctions against Russia over Ukraine must be extended – Merkel
    Dec13

    Sanctions against Russia over Ukraine must be extended – Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday sanctions against Russia over the crisis in eastern Ukraine would have to be extended because of a lack of progress in implementing the Minsk ceasefire agreement, according to Reuters. ”It will be necessary to extend the sanctions against Russia again – although we would have wished for better...

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