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    Escalation in Donbas: 169 Russian shellings, 3 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 16 wounded in past 48 hours
    Mar27

    Escalation in Donbas: 169 Russian shellings, 3 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 16 wounded in past 48 hours

    The situation in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation has become more intense as Russian-terrorist forces have attacked 88 times the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the past day, according to the ATO Headquarters. The shelling was most intensive on the Mariupol line, the ATO HA wrote on Facebook. View map in full size The...

    OSCE`s drone in Donbas comes under small-arms fire on Sunday
    Mar27

    OSCE`s drone in Donbas comes under small-arms fire on Sunday

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has reported that its drone came under small-arms fire after an SMM patrol of four mission members in two armored vehicles stopped 500 meters north-east of government-controlled Orikhove-Donetske (44km north-west of Luhansk) to launch it on Sunday, March 26. ”At about 13:10, a couple minutes...

    GUAM member states one step closer to free trade
    Mar27

    GUAM member states one step closer to free trade

    During a summit in Kyiv, Representatives of GUAM (Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Moldova) signed a protocol to the free trade agreement on the creation of a joint coordination body within the treaty`s framework. A protocol on the recognition of certain types of customs procedures in respect of goods and vehicles moving across state borders of GUAM...

    Russia implementing ”Transnistrian scenario” in Donbas – Ukraine`s presidential staff
    Mar27

    Russia implementing ”Transnistrian scenario” in Donbas – Ukraine`s presidential staff

    Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine Kostyantyn Yeliseiev believes Russia is now implementing the so-called ”Transnistrian scenario” in the occupied Donbas, at the same time not being interested in ending the hostilities, Segodnia reports. ”Moscow is actually implementing the so-called Transnistrian scenario. But unlike...

    British Home Secretary says WhatsApp must be accessible to intelligence services
    Mar27

    British Home Secretary says WhatsApp must be accessible to intelligence services

    Technology companies should no longer be able to provide encrypted messaging services that cannot be accessed in emergencies by the security services, British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said on Sunday, according to The Guardian. Speaking after it emerged that the police were investigating reports that Khalid Masood had used the encrypted WhatsApp...

    Ukraine`s CEC sees no conditions for holding elections in occupied Donbas
    Mar27

    Ukraine`s CEC sees no conditions for holding elections in occupied Donbas

    The Central Election Commission of Ukraine (CEC) believes there are no conditions for holding elections in the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas, chairman Mykhailo Okhendovskiy told journalists at an international conference on the latest information technologies in the election process on March 27, according to an UNIAN correspondent....

    Former Russian MP suggests mastermind behind Voronenkov assassination
    Mar27

    Former Russian MP suggests mastermind behind Voronenkov assassination

    Ilya Ponomarev, ex-deputy of the Russian State Duma exiled in Ukraine, believes the official who ordered another ex-MP Denis Voronenkov`s murder is General Oleg Feoktistov of Russia`s FSB, according to Apostrophe, a Ukrainian news outlet. It was Feoktistov who initially leaked information which became the base for an investigation by Russian...

    Italian company ready to invest $2 bln in Ukraine`s new gas transportation system operator
    Mar27

    Italian company ready to invest $2 bln in Ukraine`s new gas transportation system operator

    National oil and gas holding company NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine plans to complete negotiations with a potential investor for establishing PJSC Trunk Gas Pipelines of Ukraine in the next three months, according to the online newspaper ZN.UA. See also: Large gas field discovered in Ukraine on Black Sea shelf Participants in the negotiation process...

    Moscow sees no ”prospects” for next Normandy Four meeting
    Mar27

    Moscow sees no ”prospects” for next Normandy Four meeting

    The Kremlin sees no real ”prospects” for the Normandy Four leaders to meet anytime soon, Vladimir Putin`s spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia. ”At least we are not aware of any prospects that could help to ensure some kind of advancement,” Peskov said, responding to a request to clarify if is a...

    Prime Minister of Ukraine  expects to launch free trade between GUAM members in 2017
    Mar27

    Prime Minister of Ukraine expects to launch free trade between GUAM members in 2017

    Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has claimed he expects to set up a free trade zone between the GUAM countries (Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Moldova) this year when speaking at the GUAM summit being held in Kyiv on March 27. ”I would like to urge the economy ministries of our countries to be more resolute, to complete and sign...

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