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    Russia uses OSCE car blast for propaganda purposes, attempts to blame Ukraine – media
    Apr26

    Russia uses OSCE car blast for propaganda purposes, attempts to blame Ukraine – media

    The Kremlin-controlled media have resorted to using the recent tragic incident involving the death of an OSCE monitor in militant-controlled part of Donbas region for propaganda purposes, accusing Ukraine`s military of shelling the site where the land mine blew up the OSCE patrol vehicle, claiming Kyiv is impeding the investigation, Stopfake.org...

    Former political prisoner from Crime Afanasyev to tell UK parliament of atrocities in Russian prisons
    Apr25

    Former political prisoner from Crime Afanasyev to tell UK parliament of atrocities in Russian prisons

    Former political prisoner Hennadiy Afanasyev, who was detained in Crimea in May 2014 and kept in Russia`s prison for 760 days, will give a two-hour lecture in the British Parliament, Voice of America reported on April 25. ”I`ve received an invitation from the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, from the Ukrainian Embassy in the UK to visit the country...

    PACE delegates demand resignation of PACE President over his trip to Syria with  Russian delegation
    Apr25

    PACE delegates demand resignation of PACE President over his trip to Syria with Russian delegation

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) demands the resignation of Pedro Agramunt from the post of PACE President. Italian representative Michele Nicoletti made a relevant statement at the PACE session in Strasbourg on Monday. After that, a number of deputies rose from their seats and supported the statement with applause....

    Both U.S. parties deal with pro-Russian Ukrainians – media
    Apr25

    Both U.S. parties deal with pro-Russian Ukrainians – media

    The Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA), administered by the Department of Justice and other sources, provides evidence of both Democrats and Republicans having been hired as political consultants and lobbyists by pro-Russian Ukrainian kleptocrats. These are the very same political figures who have been routinely criticized by U.S....

    Russia plotting provocations in Odesa ahead of Eurovision-2017 – Ukraine Intelligence
    Apr25

    Russia plotting provocations in Odesa ahead of Eurovision-2017 – Ukraine Intelligence

    Russian security forces have been preparing to stage provocations in Odesa on May 2 and May 9, aiming at creating a negative perception of Ukraine abroad in the context of tEurovision-2017 international song contest hosted in Kyiv, the Main Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine`s Defense Ministry reported on Facebook. Russian security services are...

    Ukraine halts power supplies to occupied parts of Luhansk region
    Apr25

    Ukraine halts power supplies to occupied parts of Luhansk region

    Ukraine has shut down all power supplies to the occupied part of Luhansk region, according to the operator of the country`s power grids, state-run national energy company Ukrenergo. ”This night, electricity supplies to the temporarily uncontrolled territories of Luhansk region were completely stopped,” Ukrenergo`s acting head Vsevolod Kovalchuk...

    White House calls Senate to briefing on North Korea – media
    Apr25

    White House calls Senate to briefing on North Korea – media

    In a rare move, the entire U.S. Senate is being called to the White House for a briefing on North Korea, according to the BBC. Washington has become increasingly concerned at North Korean missile and nuclear tests and threats to its neighbors and the U.S., the BBC wrote. The briefing, involving 100 senators as well as Secretary of State Rex...

    Russian journalist presents proofs of Russian Colonel Sergey Dubinsky involvement in MH17 downing
    Apr25

    Russian journalist presents proofs of Russian Colonel Sergey Dubinsky involvement in MH17 downing

    Special correspondent of Russia`s Novaya Gazeta Pavel Kanygin has found exclusive proof of involvement of Russian Colonel Sergey Dubinsky, nom de guerre Khmuryi (‘Gloomy’ or ‘Grumpy’), in the organization of the MH17 downing in occupied territory in Donbas in July 2014. See also: Short summary of MH17 crash investigation....

    EU considers Russia main threat to Black Sea region – Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine
    Apr25

    EU considers Russia main threat to Black Sea region – Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine

    Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine Hugues Mingarelli has said that Russia is seen as the main threat to the Black Sea region, according to an UNIAN correspondent. Speaking at the meeting of the international roundtable in Kyiv, he said that the European Union understands that it needs to strengthen relations with Russia and...

    Trump and Merkel discussed by phone a peaceful solution of Donbas crisis
    Apr25

    Trump and Merkel discussed by phone a peaceful solution of Donbas crisis

    U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed by phone a peaceful solution of the Donbas conflict, according to the White House. ”The President also reaffirmed our support for German- and French-led efforts to negotiate a peaceful settlement to the conflict in Ukraine on the basis of the Minsk agreements,” the...

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