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    EU intends to make changes in its Neighborhood Policy
    Mar04

    EU intends to make changes in its Neighborhood Policy

    Spokesperson for the European Commission Margaritis Shinas in Brussels announced that on March 4, 2015, will start consultations on the future of the European Neighborhood Policy: “EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn and EU High Representative Federica Mogherini will present the future approach on the European Neighborhood Policy”, he said...

    The Director of National Intelligence of the U.S. James Clapper states that Russia needs Mariupol to have a land corridor to Crimea
    Mar03

    The Director of National Intelligence of the U.S. James Clapper states that Russia needs Mariupol to have a land corridor to Crimea

    The Director of National Intelligence James Clapper talks to Charlie Rose about Russian President Vladimir Putin and what his goals are in Ukraine. In this interview on Monday, March 2, 2015 was also discussed whether or not the U.S. should give arms to help the Ukrainian government fight Russia-backed separatists. The same James Clapper said to...

    Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation with the leaders of  Germany, France and Russia
    Mar03

    Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation with the leaders of Germany, France and Russia

    As the Ukrainian Press office of President reported, the ’Normandy Quartet’ leaders held the telephone conversation on Monday, March 2, 2015. Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel, France’s President Francois Hollande and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin talked about the ways...

    Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Klimkin talks with Japan’s officials
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Klimkin talks with Japan’s officials

    (PHOTO REUTERS/Issei Kato) It is the first visit by a Ukrainian minister to Japan since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014. Pavlo Klimkin arrived in Japan on Monday, March 2, 2015 for three days. As for now, on March 2, 2015, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has already holden the joint news conference with Japan’s Foreign Minister...

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will give the first tranche in amount $10 billion from a total financing package of about 40 billion
    Mar02

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will give the first tranche in amount $10 billion from a total financing package of about 40 billion

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission arrived in Ukraine on January 9 and worked longer than it was planned because of discussions about reforms in the energy, financial, social and other sectors. Gerry Rice, the Director of the IMF’s Communications Department, said about the conditions in Ukraine in his Press Briefing on February 19,...

    Boris Nemtsov was killed because he wanted to publish proofs of Russian Forces’ presence in Eastern Ukraine, said Petro Poroshenko
    Mar01

    Boris Nemtsov was killed because he wanted to publish proofs of Russian Forces’ presence in Eastern Ukraine, said Petro Poroshenko

    On Sunday, March 1, 2015, the march in memory of the leading Russian anti-Putin opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was holden in Moscow. Boris Nemtsov, the famous pro-West former deputy prime minister, was gunned down near the Kremlin late on Friday night on February 27, 2015. Boris Nemtsov stated that Crimea must be given back to Ukraine and...

    A leading Russian anti-Putin opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was killed in Moscow
    Feb28

    A leading Russian anti-Putin opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was killed in Moscow

    Boris Nemtsov, the 55-year-old former deputy prime minister, was gunned down near the Kremlin late on Friday night on February 27, 2015. Russian Interior Ministry reported that Nemtsov was shot with four shots in the back. In 2004, Boris Nemtsov with his political party the Union of Right Forces officially supported Viktor Yushchenko in the...

    Arrested for crimes of Yanukovych regime Mykhailo Chechetov was found dead in Kyiv
    Feb28

    Arrested for crimes of Yanukovych regime Mykhailo Chechetov was found dead in Kyiv

    In Kyiv on the night of February 27, 2015, former deputy head of the Party of Regions Mykhailo Chechetov fell from his 17th storey apartment in the capital of Ukraine. Former deputy head of the Parliamentary Group of Regions Mykhailo Chechetov was a vocal supporter of disgraced former President Viktor Yanukovych. A few days ago he was indicted...

    New sanctions against Russia will be provided because of violating the Minsk agreements
    Feb27

    New sanctions against Russia will be provided because of violating the Minsk agreements

    State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki accused Russia of violating the cease-fire with Ukraine in Donbas. “We obviously watch what’s happening on the ground and that impacts what consequences we may put in place. We obviously continue to consider a range of options, including sanctions. There’s active discussions in the...

    Ukraine started the withdrawal of heavy weapons in compliance with  the Minsk agreements
    Feb27

    Ukraine started the withdrawal of heavy weapons in compliance with the Minsk agreements

    Ukraine started the process of the heavy weapons withdrawal from the demarcation line in Donbas according to the Minsk agreements (February 12, 2015). The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission has schedules for the gradual withdrawal of heavy weapons by the pro-Russian Forces and the Ukrainian Armed Forces but they are not coordinated or jointly...

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