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    Poroshenko: recognizing Donbas as Russia-occupied territories will destroy Minsk process
    Mar20

    Poroshenko: recognizing Donbas as Russia-occupied territories will destroy Minsk process

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, while opening the meeting of the National Security and Defense Council, said that the adoption of the law on temporarily occupied territories would destroy the Minsk process. ”Our partners do not understand why we are asking for support in restoring Ukraine`s integrity from the outside, when a number of...

    Trump-Russia claims: Nunes says no evidence of collusion – BBC
    Mar20

    Trump-Russia claims: Nunes says no evidence of collusion – BBC

    There is no evidence so far that U.S. President Donald Trump`s campaign team colluded with Russia during the 2016 U.S. election, a top lawmaker says, according to the BBC. Devin Nunes, head of the House of Representatives intelligence committee, made the remark on Fox News, the BBC reported. On Monday, FBI Director James Comey will testify before...

    Germany rejects Trump`s claim it owes NATO and U.S. vast sums” for defense
    Mar20

    Germany rejects Trump`s claim it owes NATO and U.S. vast sums” for defense

    German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump`s claim that Germany owes NATO and the United States ”vast sums” of money for defense, according to Reuters. ”There is no debt account at NATO,” von der Leyen said in a statement, adding that it was wrong to link the alliance`s target for members to spend...

    Ukraine`s finance ministry tries to explain why IMF delays more aid
    Mar19

    Ukraine`s finance ministry tries to explain why IMF delays more aid

    The Ukrainian Finance Ministry has explained why the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has postponed a decision to disburse more aid to Ukraine. ”The meeting was postponed solely due to the need to assess economic implications arising from measures taken by Ukraine in response to the [coal] blockade and the seizure of Ukrainian enterprises in...

    Russians invested nearly $100 mln in Trump buildings – Reuters Special Report
    Mar19

    Russians invested nearly $100 mln in Trump buildings – Reuters Special Report

    A Reuters review found that at least 63 individuals with Russian passports or addresses have bought at least $98.4 million worth of property in seven Trump-branded luxury towers in southern Florida, according to Reuters. The buyers include politically connected businessmen, such as a former executive in a Moscow-based state-run construction firm...

    Ukraine may obtain travel-visa liberalization before midsummer – Presidential Administration
    Mar19

    Ukraine may obtain travel-visa liberalization before midsummer – Presidential Administration

    Deputy Head of the Ukrainian President`s Administration Kostiantyn Yeliseyev says Ukrainians will get the right to travel to EU countries without visas before the middle of summer, according to Hromadske media outlet. ”We expect that in early April the European Parliament will put the final point with regard to the issue of visa liberalization...

    No money yet: Ukraine issue no longer in IMF calendar
    Mar19

    No money yet: Ukraine issue no longer in IMF calendar

    Information about a March 20 meeting of the International Monetary Fund`s Executive Board on a new disbursement to Ukraine is no longer in the calendar, according to calendar data posted on the IMF`s website. The IMF Executive Board meeting on March 20 will consider Qatar`s 2016 Article IV Consultation. Then it will address Lucia`s 2016 Article...

    Ukraine`s defense minister calls on retired officers to return to army
    Mar19

    Ukraine`s defense minister calls on retired officers to return to army

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak has called on the retired officers to return to active military service. ”I`m addressing the retired officers – those who, after time in service, have retired with pension provision from the state, housing and benefits and who are enjoying a well-deserved rest period. You have passed the tour of duty,...

    Ukrainian Canadians urge Canada to provide more military support to Ukraine
    Mar19

    Ukrainian Canadians urge Canada to provide more military support to Ukraine

    Canadian Federal Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan met with local Ukrainians in Winnipeg last night who urged the Canadian government to provide more military support to Ukraine, according to the Winnipeg Free Press. ”That`s what this is about, to show how seriously we take these viewpoints, as we look at the geopolitical aspect of things,” the...

    Iraqi forces retake two key areas in west Mosul
    Mar19

    Iraqi forces retake two key areas in west Mosul

    Iraqi forces in Mosul have said they have captured two key neighborhoods in its offensive to retake the western part of the city from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS), according to Al Jazeera. Adel Ahmed, the captain of the federal police, said control of the al-Kur and al-Tawafa will allow for a safe corridor...

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