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    G7 leaders support sanctions against Russia
    May27

    G7 leaders support sanctions against Russia

    G7 states note the need to maintain dialogue with Russia but link the duration of sanctions to Moscow`s implementation of Minsk agreements, according to G7 Leaders` Declaration signed in Japan May 27.”The duration of sanctions is clearly linked to Russia`s complete implementation of the Minsk agreements and respect for Ukraine`s sovereignty....

    Klimkin: Ukraine negotiating swap of Ukrainians jailed in Russia for captive Russian soldiers
    May26

    Klimkin: Ukraine negotiating swap of Ukrainians jailed in Russia for captive Russian soldiers

    Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin says that talks are now under way with Russia to exchange Ukrainian political prisoners kept in Russia for Russian soldiers captured in Ukrainian territory, according to TV news service TSN.Klimkin expressed hope that the next stage of the talks would be the release of two Ukrainians imprisoned...

    Newsweek: 600 Czech, Slovak, Polish and Hungarian troops to reinforce Baltics
    May26

    Newsweek: 600 Czech, Slovak, Polish and Hungarian troops to reinforce Baltics

    Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic plan on sending up to 600 soldiers to the Baltics in 2017 as a sign of support of NATO security measures in the region, according to Newsweek.Following a meeting with his counterparts from the collective of Central European countries, known as the Visegrad Four, Czech Minister of Defense Martin...

    U.S. election: Trump `wins enough delegates for Republican nomination` – BBC
    May26

    U.S. election: Trump `wins enough delegates for Republican nomination` – BBC

    The U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has reached the number of delegates needed to secure the party`s presidential nomination, according to the BBC.Its delegate count has him reaching the quota thanks to a small number of the party`s unbound delegates, the BBC reported with reference to Associated Press.They told AP they would...

    Chechen court ruling: Karpiuk sentenced to 22.5 years, Klykh should serve 20 years
    May26

    Chechen court ruling: Karpiuk sentenced to 22.5 years, Klykh should serve 20 years

    Judge of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Chechnya Vakhit Ismailov has ruled to sentence Ukrainian citizen Mykola Karpiuk to 22.5 years in a strict-regime penal colony, another Ukrainian citizen Stanislav Klykh has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty freelance journalist Anton Naumlyuk. ”Both...

    Reuters: Ukraine bans Gorbachev over support for Crimea annexation
    May26

    Reuters: Ukraine bans Gorbachev over support for Crimea annexation

    Ukraine has banned former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev from entry for the next five years over his support for Russia`s seizure of Crimea, a spokeswoman for Ukraine`s State Security Service (SBU) said on Thursday, according to Reuters.A spokesman for Gorbachev pointed to his response to Russian state media earlier this week when asked about a...

    SBU explains denial of access to prisons for UN SPT: Russian in mission
    May26

    SBU explains denial of access to prisons for UN SPT: Russian in mission

    The Security Service of Ukraine denied access to the United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) to several locations in Mariupol and Kramatorsk due to the presence of a ”Russian” in the mission, First Deputy Minister of Justice Natalia Sevostianova told journalists on Thursday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.According to...

    Final text of Memorandum with IMF to be ready shortly – NBU Governor
    May26

    Final text of Memorandum with IMF to be ready shortly – NBU Governor

    Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine Valeriya Gontareva expects that the final draft of the updated Memorandum on cooperation between Ukraine and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) based on the results of the latest IMF mission`s work will be finished within the next few days.”We expect that the final draft of the Memorandum will be ready...

    Coal Ministry plans privatization and liquidation of state mines
    May26

    Coal Ministry plans privatization and liquidation of state mines

    Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Minister Ihor Nasalyk says his ministry intends to carry out privatization and liquidation of a number of state-owned mines.”Eleven mines will be liquidated, and we plan to bring back the profitability at 15 mines to proceed with the privatization,” the minister said during a presentation of the ministry`s draft...

    Ukraine may file 6th lawsuit against Russia to ECHR
    May26

    Ukraine may file 6th lawsuit against Russia to ECHR

    Ukrainian Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko does not rule out the submission of the sixth lawsuit against Russia to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), according to an UNIAN correspondent.In his comments to journalists, Petrenko reminded that Ukraine was drafting its fifth claim to the ECHR, which concerned the illegal ban of the Mejlis of...

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