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    Ukrainian Billionaire, media mogul and founder of Yalta European Strategy calls to give up Crimea for peace in Donbas
    Jan02

    Ukrainian Billionaire, media mogul and founder of Yalta European Strategy calls to give up Crimea for peace in Donbas

    Billionaire oligarch Victor Pinchuk has supported Ukraine`s integration with Europe through his Yalta European Strategy Conference, but he`s now promoting a different line, writing in a Wall Street Journal op-ed that Ukraine should give up Crimea and medium-term hopes of European Union and NATO membership in exchange for peace in Donbas, Kyiv...

    Trump leaves open possible Taiwan meet, questions Russia hacking
    Jan01

    Trump leaves open possible Taiwan meet, questions Russia hacking

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday left open the possibility of meeting with Taiwan`s president if she visits the United States after he is sworn in on January 20 and also expressed continued skepticism over whether Russia was responsible for computer hacks of Democratic Party officials, according to Reuters. In remarks to reporters...

    U.S. Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Amy Klobuchar visited command post near Shyrokine in Donbas
    Jan01

    U.S. Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Amy Klobuchar visited command post near Shyrokine in Donbas

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, along with U.S. Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Amy Klobuchar, who are visiting Ukraine, arrived at the command post of the Ukrainian forces in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in the area of Shyrokine under Mariupol. ”I arrived at the command post in the area of Shyrokine along with John...

    Soros brands Trump ”would-be dictator”
    Dec31

    Soros brands Trump ”would-be dictator”

    Hungarian-born financial expert George Soros says the world`s democracy is in a state of crisis, Project Syndicate reports. ”Even the US, the world`s leading democracy, elected a con artist and would-be dictator as its president,” George Soros wrote in his column published by Project Syndicate. ”Although Trump has toned down his rhetoric since he...

    Turkey approves constitutional amendments granting enormous powers to Erdogan
    Dec30

    Turkey approves constitutional amendments granting enormous powers to Erdogan

    The parliamentary Constitution Commission has approved amendments to the Turkish Constitution proposed by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) that pave the way to an executive presidency amid fears of one-man rule, according to Turkish Minute. With the constitutional amendments approved in the early hours of Friday, the president will...

    Putin decides not to expel U.S. diplomats from Russia
    Dec30

    Putin decides not to expel U.S. diplomats from Russia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a decision not to expel any U.S. diplomats from Russia in retaliation for Washington`s latest sanctions against Moscow, according to TASS. ”The Russian diplomats returning home will spend the New Year Holidays with their relatives and dear ones. At home. We will not create problems for U.S. diplomats. We...

    Poroshenko holds phone conversation with Georgian Prime Minister
    Dec30

    Poroshenko holds phone conversation with Georgian Prime Minister

    Ukrainian President Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation with Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili, the president`s press service has reported. The parties discussed the state and prospects of bilateral relations and agreed to intensify political dialogue at all levels, according to the press service. The interlocutors...

    Journalists assess probability of Russian invasion via Belarus
    Dec30

    Journalists assess probability of Russian invasion via Belarus

    Ukrainian journalists have discussed the possibility of an invasion of Russian troops in Ukraine via the Belarus territory, Apostrophe reported. Political columnist Pavlyuk Bykovsky noted that the placement of the Russian military base in Belarus could become an unpleasant surprise to Ukraine. The issue has been on the agenda since 2015. Bykovsky...

    Trump says investigation should go on over possible Russian hacking, scoffs at idea of sanctions for cyberattacks
    Dec29

    Trump says investigation should go on over possible Russian hacking, scoffs at idea of sanctions for cyberattacks

    On the continuing federal investigations into Russian hacking during the U.S. election, U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, during his Florida visit, said intelligence officials ”should do the best they can, figure it all out,” Business Insider reports. That comment is a departure from the president-elect`s claims that the allegations against...

    Recognition the Russian court of the Euromaidan as the ‘coup’ does not have any legal consequences for Ukraine – the First Deputy Minister of Justice
    Dec28

    Recognition the Russian court of the Euromaidan as the ‘coup’ does not have any legal consequences for Ukraine – the First Deputy Minister of Justice

    The First Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine Natalia Sevostyanova states that the recognition by the court in Moscow the protests of 2014 in Ukraine as ”coup d`etat” does not bear any legal consequences for Ukraine, TV Channel 5 reports. The Ukrainian official comments about the fact that Dorogomilovsky court in Moscow on the suit of...

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