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    PACE passes two resolutions on Ukraine
    Oct13

    PACE passes two resolutions on Ukraine

    ”We sincerely thank the rapporteurs, true defenders of PACE values – Zelienkova and Beck – on behalf of the Ukrainian delegates and all the colleagues. As we have seen commitments to PACE principles, high-class European policy and responsibility in their reports,” Gerashchenko wrote. The first resolution was supported by 82 PACE members, while...

    National Guard granted observer status in Association of European and Mediterranean gendarmeries and police forces with military status (FIEP)
    Oct13

    National Guard granted observer status in Association of European and Mediterranean gendarmeries and police forces with military status (FIEP)

    Ukrainian National Guard has been granted Observer status in the Association of the European and Mediterranean Gendarmeries and Police Forces with Military Status (FIEP) at a summit in Bucharest. This transitional status is granted for a year. Its goals are to deepen cooperation and fulfil all the necessary requirements to receive full membership...

    Putin admits impact of anti-Russian sanctions
    Oct13

    Putin admits impact of anti-Russian sanctions

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has admitted the impact of ”notorious sanctions” introduced against Russia, according to an UNIAN correspondent based in Moscow. ”We often repeat like a mantra these days that the notorious sanctions are having little impact. But they do have an impact. We feel this above all in restrictions on technology...

    U.S. military strikes Yemen after missile attacks on U.S. Navy ship
    Oct13

    U.S. military strikes Yemen after missile attacks on U.S. Navy ship

    The U.S. military launched cruise missile strikes on Thursday to knock out three coastal radar sites in areas of Yemen controlled by Iran-aligned Houthi forces, retaliating after failed missile attacks this week on a U.S. Navy destroyer, U.S. officials said, according to Reuters. The strikes, authorized by President Barack Obama, represent...

    Ukraine`s nuclear giant sees 5% rise in revenue from electricity sales in nine months
    Oct13

    Ukraine`s nuclear giant sees 5% rise in revenue from electricity sales in nine months

    State-run national nuclear energy company Energoatom, which operates all nuclear power plants in Ukraine, saw a 5% increase in revenue from electricity sales January through September 2016 from the same period last year, to UAH 29.514 billion, or US$1.14 billion, according to a corporate report. The payments Energoatom received from the wholesale...

    Poroshenko, Biden discuss anti-Russian sanctions, Minsk implementation
    Oct13

    Poroshenko, Biden discuss anti-Russian sanctions, Minsk implementation

    Ukrainian President Petro Porosheko has had a telephone conversation with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden to discuss the implementation of the Minsk peace agreements on Donbas and sanctions against Russia. ”The parties discussed the elements of the `road map` on the implementation of the Minsk agreements for ending the occupation of Donbas....

    Putin: No Donbas settlement until Minsk II political provisions implemented
    Oct12

    Putin: No Donbas settlement until Minsk II political provisions implemented

    Russian President Vladimir Putin claims there will be no peace settlement in Donbas until the political provisions of Minsk II agreements have been implemented. ”They always claim that all this [the political provisions of the Minsk II agreements] cannot be done as fighting is still on in the conflict zone in Donbas. But on September 9, the...

    Bloomberg: Ayrault says France may meet Russia, Ukraine, Germany this month
    Oct12

    Bloomberg: Ayrault says France may meet Russia, Ukraine, Germany this month

    Leaders of France, Germany and Russia could still meet with President Petro Poroshenko in Berlin on October 19 to discuss the Ukraine situation, though the French government also wants Russia to make progress on other issues such as Syria, French officials said, according to Bloomberg. The meeting is ”possible but not confirmed,” Jean-Marc...

    Poroshenko signs law facilitating European Investment Banks agri-food loan for Ukraine
    Oct12

    Poroshenko signs law facilitating European Investment Banks agri-food loan for Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a bill into law to ratify a financial agreement between Ukraine and the European Investment Bank (EIB) on a Ukraine agri-food apex loan worth EUR 400,000, the presidential press service told UNIAN. The agreement, which was signed in Kyiv on December 28, 2015, was ratified by the Verkhovna Rada,...

    PACE rapporteur urges Budapest memo signatories to protect Ukraine
    Oct12

    PACE rapporteur urges Budapest memo signatories to protect Ukraine

    Kristyna Zelienkova, a rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on a draft resolution titled ”Political Consequences of the Conflict in Ukraine,” has called on the signatories to the 2014 Budapest Memorandum on Security Assurances to abide by their commitments and protect Ukraine in case of an incursion. ”The...

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