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    EU launches EUR 6 mln project: “Model police stations” in 20 Ukrainian districts
    Apr28

    EU launches EUR 6 mln project: “Model police stations” in 20 Ukrainian districts

    The EU on Thursday launched a EUR 6 million project with the name `Support to Police Reform in Ukraine” (SPRU), which will strengthen community policing in 20 police districts in mid-sized towns in Kyiv, Kharkiv and Lviv regions and support the reform of public order policing in Ukraine, according to the Press and Public Information Office of the...

    About 1,500 Russian soldiers killed in Donbas since spring 2014 – Russian NGO
    Apr28

    About 1,500 Russian soldiers killed in Donbas since spring 2014 – Russian NGO

    Chairperson of NGO Union of the Committees of Soldiers` Mothers of Russia Valentina Melnikova estimates that at least 1,500 Russian servicemen have been killed in Donbas, the east of Ukraine, since spring 2014, according to TV Channel 112 Ukraine. ”There aren`t any exact numbers – we`ve got general estimates,” she told Channel 112. ”Unlike...

    Flynn hid $33,000 Russian payday from feds – The Daily Beast
    Apr28

    Flynn hid $33,000 Russian payday from feds – The Daily Beast

    Documents released by the House Oversight Committee show that the Defense Intelligence Agency, which Flynn directed before joining the White House in January, has no record of him disclosing a $33,750 payment from state-sponsored Russian broadcaster Russia Today, according to The Daily Beast. Flynn traveled to Moscow in December 2015 to give an...

    Ukraine includes video with Crimea landscapes in Eurovision 2017 promo clip. Video
    Apr28

    Ukraine includes video with Crimea landscapes in Eurovision 2017 promo clip. Video

    A special promo video clip about Ukraine was released ahead of the Eurovision-2017 International Song Contest, titled ”Come to Ukraine to Celebrate Diversity.” The video shows sights from Kyiv, Carpathian Mountains, and Crimean peninsula. The musical theme is based on Shakira`s song featured in Zootropolis, with its adaptation performed by Nastya...

    PACE passes no-confidence vote against President Agramunt over Syria visit with Russians
    Apr28

    PACE passes no-confidence vote against President Agramunt over Syria visit with Russians

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), following an open debate on a notorious Syria visit on Russian invitation of PACE President Pedro Agramunt, deprived him of the right to represent the Assembly, head of the Ukrainian delegation Volodymyr Ariev wrote on Facebook on Friday, April 28. ”PACE President Agramunt failed to...

    Estonia says Russia may put troops in Belarus to challenge NATO
    Apr28

    Estonia says Russia may put troops in Belarus to challenge NATO

    Estonia`s defense minister said on Thursday that Russia may use large-scale military exercises to move thousands of troops permanently into Belarus later this year in a warning to NATO, according to Reuters. Russia and Belarus aim to hold joint war games in September that some North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies believe could number more...

    Ukrainian Foreign Ministry calls provocation move to take down monument to UPA fighters in Poland
    Apr27

    Ukrainian Foreign Ministry calls provocation move to take down monument to UPA fighters in Poland

    Kyiv is outraged by the taking down of the monument set up 23 years ago in honor of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) in the cemetery of the village of Hruszowice near the city of Przemysl, Poland. Such actions are deemed a provocation on the eve of the marking of the 70th anniversary of the Operation Vistula criminal act, the Ukrainian Foreign...

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny hospitalized after latest attack – media
    Apr27

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny hospitalized after latest attack – media

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was hospitalized on Thursday, after an unknown man attacked him outside his office in Moscow, according to The Moscow Times. The assailant sprayed a green antiseptic into Navalny`s face, drenching his right eye in the noxious chemical, The Moscow Times reported. First aid workers soon arrived to examine...

    Gazprom says Poland`s PGNiG files monopoly complaint to EU – media
    Apr27

    Gazprom says Poland`s PGNiG files monopoly complaint to EU – media

    Polish gas company PGNiG has filed a complaint to the European Commission alleging monopoly breaches by Gazprom, the Russian gas giant said on Thursday, according to Reuters. Gazprom said in its financial report for 2016 the Polish company filed the complaint on March 14, citing Gazprom`s ”unjust” pricing policy towards PGNiG and hindering of...

    Russia funds and manages conflict in Ukraine, “Surkov leaks” show – Atlantic Council
    Apr27

    Russia funds and manages conflict in Ukraine, “Surkov leaks” show – Atlantic Council

    Hacked emails show that the Kremlin directs and funds the ostensibly independent ”republics” in eastern Ukraine and runs military operations there, Aric Toler and Melinda Haring wrote in an article for Atlantic Council titled ”Russia Funds and Manages Conflict in Ukraine, Leaks Show.” In late 2016, Ukrainian hacker groups released emails...

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