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    President of Ukraine Poroshenko to meet with Trump in February 2017 – the Presidential Administration
    Dec28

    President of Ukraine Poroshenko to meet with Trump in February 2017 – the Presidential Administration

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko may meet with the 45th U.S. President, Donald J. Trump, in February 2017, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine Kostyantyn Yeliseyev said in an interview with Obozrevatel. ”A more specific discussion will be held after the inauguration ceremony. We are preparing Poroshenko`s visit to the...

    The US government to announce measures to punish Russia for the 2016 presidential election interference
    Dec28

    The US government to announce measures to punish Russia for the 2016 presidential election interference

    The U.S. officials reports that probably this week Obama administration to announce a series of measures to punish Russia for its interference in the 2016 presidential election. It would include economic sanctions and diplomatic censure, The Washington Post reports. The administration is finalizing the details, which also are expected to include...

    Trump calls UN club for people to `have a good time`
    Dec27

    Trump calls UN club for people to `have a good time`

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump lashed out at the United Nations on Monday days after the Security Council voted to condemn Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, according to Fox News. Taking to Twitter, he said the U.N. has ”such great potential,” but has become ”just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good...

    FSB general dealing with classified documents at Rosneft found dead in car in Moscow
    Dec27

    FSB general dealing with classified documents at Rosneft found dead in car in Moscow

    Russian FSB General Oleg Yerovinkin, 61, who headed a department at Russia`s oil giant Rosneft and was ex-head of the Office of Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin, was found dead in a car in the center of Moscow on Monday morning, according to Life.ru. The death of Rosneft`s manager was confirmed by a spokesman for the company in an interview with Russian...

    Hike in crime rate in Kyiv region makes regional council intervene in ”right to carry arms” issue
    Dec26

    Hike in crime rate in Kyiv region makes regional council intervene in ”right to carry arms” issue

    On December 23, 2016, at the initiative of the deputy of Kyiv Regional Council Ivan Stupak, an appeal to the President of Ukraine, the Verkhovna Rada and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine was adopted at an extraordinary meeting, demanding urgent consideration and adoption of Law of Ukraine ”On civil arms and ammunition,” which has not been...

    Igor Dodon was sworn in as Moldova`s president promising unity and neutrality
    Dec24

    Igor Dodon was sworn in as Moldova`s president promising unity and neutrality

    Igor Dodon was sworn in as Moldova`s new president on December 23, calling for unity in the divided country and pledging to maintain Moldova`s neutrality, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The inaugural ceremony at the Palace of the Republic in Chisinau was attended by dignitaries from Russia, Belarus, Hungary and other European...

    Putin not to give a direct answer to question on Russian troops in Donbas, mumbling about ”Ukrainian occupiers” instead
    Dec24

    Putin not to give a direct answer to question on Russian troops in Donbas, mumbling about ”Ukrainian occupiers” instead

    Russian President Vladimir Putin during the press conference chose not to give a direct answer to the question regarding Russia`s military presence in the Ukrainian Donbas. Roman Tsymbaliuk, a UNIAN correspondent in Russia, asked Putin why he had sent troops to Donbas, allegedly to protect the Russian-speaking population, as well as where such...

    Putin says early presidential elections in 2017 possible
    Dec23

    Putin says early presidential elections in 2017 possible

    Russian President Vladimir Putin considers ”inappropriate” to hold early presidential elections in 2017 but at the same time admits they are possible. A journalist of The Wall Street Journal asked whether it was possible to hold early presidential elections next year. ”It is possible, but inappropriate,” Putin answered at a press conference in...

    Former Privatbank owner Ihor Kolomoisky commented on PrivatBank nationalization
    Dec23

    Former Privatbank owner Ihor Kolomoisky commented on PrivatBank nationalization

    Businessman Ihor Kolomoisky, one of the former stockholders in Ukraine`s No. 1 PrivatBank, has issued a comment on the bank`s recent nationalization. The comment has been sent to UNIAN and is being published without changes (unofficial translation): ”In this difficult time for the former shareholders, I would like to share a brief comment on the...

    Ukrainian Member of Parliament Bereza chosen Ukraine`s representative in PACE to replace Savchenko
    Dec23

    Ukrainian Member of Parliament Bereza chosen Ukraine`s representative in PACE to replace Savchenko

    Ukrainian Member of Parliament Boryslav Bereza will represent Ukraine in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) after MP Nadiia Savchenko was expelled from the Ukrainian delegation to PACE, according to TV Channel 112 Ukraine. ”Today`s voting [on the exclusion of Savchenko from the delegation] shows that Savchenko – this is...

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