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    Biden compares Donbas with Texas
    Sep24

    Biden compares Donbas with Texas

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says that Ukraine will grant a special status to occupied areas in Donbas, but the process will be as complicated as if the United States would have to provide such a status to Texas. ”But my point is that when you say the Donbas is going to have a special status and you`re going to amend your constitution, it`s like...

    Russian troops violate ”ceasefire” 28 times in past 24 hours
    Sep24

    Russian troops violate ”ceasefire” 28 times in past 24 hours

    Russian occupation forces opened fire on Ukrainian positions in Donbas 28 times in the last day, according to the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. In particular, 13 attacks were reported in the Donetsk sector alone. The occupiers fired rocket-propelled grenades, machine guns and small arms in the villages of Avdiyivka, Zaitseve,...

    Polish company blocks dividend payment to Russian Gazprom
    Sep24

    Polish company blocks dividend payment to Russian Gazprom

    Polish oil and gas Company PGNIG has blocked the payment of about $200 million in dividends in favor of Russia`s Gazprom from the jointly owned EuRoPol Gaz, which would make it impossible for the Russian company to finance the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, the Europeiska Pravda online newspaper reported referring to Gazeta Polska...

    Magnitude 5.6 quake hits eastern Romania – USGS
    Sep24

    Magnitude 5.6 quake hits eastern Romania – USGS

    A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck eastern Romania on Saturday north of Bucharest, the U.S. Geological Survey said, according to Reuters. The quake, initially reported as a magnitude 5.7, struck at 2:11 a.m. (2411 BST on Friday). It was centered 92 miles (149 km) north of Bucharest, and 41 miles (65.98 km) northwest of the town of Buzau, Reuters...

    UNSC adopts resolution in support of ban on nuclear testing
    Sep24

    UNSC adopts resolution in support of ban on nuclear testing

    The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) adopted on September 23 a resolution strongly urging all states who have not done so to sign the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, according to the UN News Center. With 14 votes in favour and one abstention (Egypt), the resolution welcomed progress made towards universalization of the Treaty, noting...

    Ukraine says peace process at risk without EU sanctions
    Sep24

    Ukraine says peace process at risk without EU sanctions

    Loosening the European Union`s economic sanctions on Russia would wreck the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, because the measures are the West`s only leverage over Moscow, Kyiv`s deputy foreign minister said on Friday, according to Reuters. ”The Minsk peace deal is under threat. If there are no sanctions, there is no way to pressure Russia to...

    Director of Europe`s only spongy titanium producer detained in anti-corruption drive in Ukraine
    Sep24

    Director of Europe`s only spongy titanium producer detained in anti-corruption drive in Ukraine

    Agents from the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) have detained the director of Europe`s only spongy titanium producer, Zaporizhia Titanium and Magnesium Combine (ZTMC), which is part of Dmytro Firtash`s Group DF. The operation was carried out in cooperation with the SBU Security Service division in Zaporizhia region and under the...

    British Ambassador advises Ukraine to deal with propagandist Phillips on its own
    Sep24

    British Ambassador advises Ukraine to deal with propagandist Phillips on its own

    Ambassador of the United Kingdom Judith Gough advises the Ukrainian authorities to deal with Kremlin-backed propagandist, British national Graham Phillips on their own. ”I`ve seen the footage of a swap of prisoners last week and, like [Ukrainian MP] Iryna Gerashchenko and [acting Health Minister] Ulana Suprun, I was shocked with Graham Phillips`...

    Ukraine signs visa waiver agreement with St. Kitts and Nevis
    Sep24

    Ukraine signs visa waiver agreement with St. Kitts and Nevis

    Ukraine has agreed with the Caribbean island nation of St. Kitts and Nevis on the abolition of visa requirements, according to Ukraine`s Mission to the United Nations. ”Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and Minister of Foreign Affairs of St. Kitts and Nevis Mark Brantley signed visa waiver agreement,” the Ukrainian Mission to the UN...

    Russia ”gets hysterical” whenever talks touch upon border issues: Ukraine representative in Minsk
    Sep24

    Russia ”gets hysterical” whenever talks touch upon border issues: Ukraine representative in Minsk

    Russia categorically opposes the creation of the fifth working subgroup on border issues, Ukraine`s envoy to the security subgroup in the Trilateral Contact Group to resolve the Donbas conflict Yevhen Marchuk has told reporters during a Rada briefing Thursday. ”Russia gets hysterical  whenever the issue of the border comes up,” Marchuk said. ”The...

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