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    After UN Security Council briefing on Russia shelling at Donbas, Ukraine Presidential Administration talks about UN peacekeeping mission
    Feb04

    After UN Security Council briefing on Russia shelling at Donbas, Ukraine Presidential Administration talks about UN peacekeeping mission

    During the UN Security Council briefing on the situation in Ukraine the top United Nations political and humanitarian officials told that Russia’s assault in Donbas and shelling day and night extracted heavy toll, including among civilians. The UN Security Council briefing on the escalation of the conflict in Donbas by the Russian Federation,...

    The U.S. Treasury Department eases sanctions against Russia
    Feb03

    The U.S. Treasury Department eases sanctions against Russia

    The USA Treasury Department announces the easing of sanctions on Russia and allowed the U.S companies to interact the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB) The U.S. Treasury Department published Cyber-related General License (GL) 1 and said that sanctions were adjusted to gain approval to import information technology products...

    Kremlin states the escalation in Donbas is the additional opportunity to improve relations with the U.S.
    Feb01

    Kremlin states the escalation in Donbas is the additional opportunity to improve relations with the U.S.

    The Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov states that the escalation of the conflict on the contact line in Donbas can be cause for the immediate resumption of cooperation between Russia and the United States, according to Lenta.ru. Dmitry Peskov reminded that the Russian President Vladimir Putin and the USA President Donald Trump in a recent telephone...

    EU three-year anti-corruption program to be launched in Ukraine on February
    Jan30

    EU three-year anti-corruption program to be launched in Ukraine on February

    Foreign Minister of Denmark Anders Samuelsen announces that Denmark will begin implementing the anti-corruption scheme of the European Union (EU) in Ukraine from February 1, 2017. Denmark as the Europe’s least corrupt country will officially head the EU anti-corruption program in Ukraine. “As Europe’s least corrupt country, we come to...

    German Minister-President of Bavaria calls to lift sanctions against Russia in 2017
    Jan30

    German Minister-President of Bavaria calls to lift sanctions against Russia in 2017

    Minister-President of Bavaria , Germany, the head of Germany’s Christian Social Union in Bavaria party, Horst Seehofer, stated that sanctions imposed against the Russian Federation by the EU and the USA for Russian illegal annexation of Crimea and Russian military actions in Ukraine had to be lifted in 2017, according to Bild am Sonntag. Horst...

    Poland issued an ultimatum demanding an immediate lift the ban for the Polish Mayor of Przemyśl to enter Ukraine
    Jan26

    Poland issued an ultimatum demanding an immediate lift the ban for the Polish Mayor of Przemyśl to enter Ukraine

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland Jan Dziedziczak states that if the ban to enter Ukraine for the Polish Mayor of Przemyśl Robert Choma isn’t cancelled immediately, Poland will not cooperate with Ukraine. “Without clarifying this situation, without the cancellation of this decision, it is difficult to imagine further...

    Russian aggression against Ukraine isn’t in Europe’s agenda in 2017 – PACE
    Jan25

    Russian aggression against Ukraine isn’t in Europe’s agenda in 2017 – PACE

    Thorbjørn Jagland, the 13th Secretary General of the Council of Europe, addressing the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in Strasbourg, France, with thirty minutes speech, didn’t point the Russian aggression against Ukraine in the list of problems. Populism, fake news, migration, Turkey, terrorism…my look ahead to...

    The President of PACE calls for the lifting sanctions against Russia
    Jan24

    The President of PACE calls for the lifting sanctions against Russia

    President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Pedro Agramunt, stated that all political sanctions against Russia imposed as a result of the illegal annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation should be lifted and the Assembly should make everything possible to return Russian delegation. During his visit to Moscow...

    Memorial plaque of Ukrainian Nationalists leader Konovalets unveiled in Kyiv
    Jan24

    Memorial plaque of Ukrainian Nationalists leader Konovalets unveiled in Kyiv

    The opening ceremony of a commemorative plaque to the military commander of the Ukrainian National Republic (UNR) army and the founder of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN) Yevhen Konovalets took place on January 22, 2017, on the Day of Unity and 98th anniversary of signing Unification Act, reports the Ukrainian Institute of...

    Ukraine has celebrated the Day of Unity and 98th anniversary of signing Unification Act
    Jan24

    Ukraine has celebrated the Day of Unity and 98th anniversary of signing Unification Act

    Ukraine marked the 98th anniversary of signing Unification Act (“Act Zluky”) and celebrated Unity Day (Day of Unification) on January 22, 2017. “Act Zluky” was signed by the Ukrainian People’s Republic (UNR) and the West Ukrainian People’s Republic (ZUNR) on 22 Jan 1919 at Sofia square in Kyiv and symbolized the unity of two separate republics...

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