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    Manafort wanted for questioning in Ukraine corruption case
    Mar18

    Manafort wanted for questioning in Ukraine corruption case

    Ukrainian prosecutors want to question Paul Manafort in connection with a corruption investigation and have made repeated requests for assistance from U.S. authorities, CNN has learned. Prosecutors in Kyiv said they have made seven separate appeals over the past two years for help in questioning President Donald Trump`s former campaign manager,...

    Arms for Ukraine, sanctions against Russia may help U.S. block Putin in Ukraine – 6 policies to U.S. President Donald Trump
    Mar18

    Arms for Ukraine, sanctions against Russia may help U.S. block Putin in Ukraine – 6 policies to U.S. President Donald Trump

    Arming Ukraine and imposing tougher sanctions on Russia are among the six policies offered by former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia Michael Carpenter to U.S. President Donald Trump for blocking Russian President Vladimir Putin in Ukraine, according to the U.S. Foreign Policy...

    Rapidly deteriorating human rights situation in international blind spot in Crimea – Amnesty International
    Mar18

    Rapidly deteriorating human rights situation in international blind spot in Crimea – Amnesty International

    Three years after the peninsula`s unlawful annexation by Russia in March 2014, the human rights situation in Crimea is worsening fast, said Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch on March 17, 2017. ”It is exacerbated by the absence of any effective international monitoring mechanism with access to the peninsula, which has emboldened the...

    NATO ships arrive in Odesa for joint drills with Ukrainian sailors until April 20
    Mar18

    NATO ships arrive in Odesa for joint drills with Ukrainian sailors until April 20

    The crews of the four NATO ships that arrived in Odesa on Friday will have joint drills with Ukrainian sailors, according to an UNIAN correspondent. This was announced at a press conference on board the Polish Navy`s ORP K.X. CZERNICKI on March 17. ORP K.X. CZERNICKI Captain Alexander Urbanowicz is the commander of the fleet, which also comprises...

    Trump hopes for ”peaceful resolution” to Donbas conflict
    Mar18

    Trump hopes for ”peaceful resolution” to Donbas conflict

    U.S. President Donald Trump has announced after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel that they seek a ”peaceful solution” to the conflict in Russia-occupied Donbas, the east of Ukraine. ”I also appreciate Chancellor Merkel`s leadership along with the French President [Francois Hollande] to resolve the conflict in Ukraine where we...

    ”Freedom may be occupied but can never be taken away. Crimea is Ukraine” – Lithuanian President
    Mar18

    ”Freedom may be occupied but can never be taken away. Crimea is Ukraine” – Lithuanian President

    Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite has expressed support for the territorial integrity of Ukraine. ”Freedom may be occupied but can never be taken away. Crimea is Ukraine,” Grybauskaite wrote on Twitter on March 18, 2017. Memo. Russia annexed Ukraine`s Crimea in March 2014 after its troops had occupied the peninsula. An illegal referendum...

    Ukraine going ahead of schedule with grain exports
    Mar18

    Ukraine going ahead of schedule with grain exports

    A few months before the end of the current season, Ukraine has already realized three-fourths of its grain export potential of MY 2016/17, UkrAgroConsult wrote. According to preliminary information from market participants, Ukrainian traders exported roughly 30 MMT of grain in the first eight months of the season (July-February), UkrAgroConsult...

    Ukraine reports 77 Russian attacks: 2 soldiers killed, 8 wounded in past 24 hours
    Mar17

    Ukraine reports 77 Russian attacks: 2 soldiers killed, 8 wounded in past 24 hours

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 77 times in the past 24 hours, with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as killed in action (KIA) and eight as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size ”In the Mariupol sector, the enemy...

    OSCE reports almost 14,700 ceasefire violations in Donbas in last week
    Mar17

    OSCE reports almost 14,700 ceasefire violations in Donbas in last week

    OSCE Principal Deputy Chief Monitor in Ukraine Alexander Hug has announced that the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine recorded almost 14,700 ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine in the last week. ”The SMM recorded 14,698 ceasefire violations in the last week,” he said at a press event in Kyiv on Friday. ”This shows that sides...

    Trump expresses “strong support” for NATO, presses Merkel on paying dues
    Mar17

    Trump expresses “strong support” for NATO, presses Merkel on paying dues

    President Donald Trump pressed German Chancellor Angela Merkel ”hard” on North Atlantic Treaty Organization commitments during their meeting Friday, a senior administration official told NBC News. ”I reiterated to Chancellor Merkel our strong support for NATO, as well as the need for our NATO allies to pay their fair share for the cost of...

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