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    EU, U.S. to continue sanctions policy on Russia, Russia does nothing to expect sanctions lift – Donald Tusk
    May26

    EU, U.S. to continue sanctions policy on Russia, Russia does nothing to expect sanctions lift – Donald Tusk

    President of the European Council Donald Tusk has said that the European Union and the United States will continue their common sanctions policy toward Russia. ”My impression of that when it comes to conflict in Ukraine we were more or less on the same line with President Trump and Secretary Tillerson. Of course, maybe I`m less optimistic when it...

    Russia comes up with new trumped up criminal charges against Ukrainian military
    May25

    Russia comes up with new trumped up criminal charges against Ukrainian military

    The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation has announced the launch of another series of criminal cases against the Ukrainian military defending their country from Russian invaders, according to the agency`s press service. Three criminal cases have been opened in connection with the alleged use of ”heavy weapons against civilians in...

    Ukraine to report to International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on Russian violations of int`l law
    May25

    Ukraine to report to International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on Russian violations of int`l law

    Ukraine readies to lodge with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) a statement on Russia`s violations of the Convention on International Civil Aviation and other core agreements, according to Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Kistion. ”Today we were visited by President of ICAO Council  Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu and Regional...

    OSCE envoy Sajdik: Number of civilians killed in Donbas more than doubles
    May25

    OSCE envoy Sajdik: Number of civilians killed in Donbas more than doubles

    Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office to the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) on the settlement of the Donbas crisis, Ambassador Martin Sajdik says that the number of civilians killed in the east of Ukraine January through May 2017 soared by 120% year-over-year, according to the Belarussian telegraph agency BELTA. ”This has been...

    Stoltenberg says Donbas fighting reason NATO strengthening eastern flanks
    May25

    Stoltenberg says Donbas fighting reason NATO strengthening eastern flanks

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg expects France and Germany to raise the issue of the implementation of Minsk agreements during the meeting of the Alliance leaders on Thursday, May 25, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels. ”I expect several allies, and especially France and Germany being in the Normandy format, to raise and also...

    Ukraine to allow cargo transit to unrecognized Transnistria only under Moldova control
    May25

    Ukraine to allow cargo transit to unrecognized Transnistria only under Moldova control

    Transit of goods to the unrecognized Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic through the territory of Ukraine will be performed only upon agreement with the National Food Safety Agency of the Republic of Moldova, according to the Ukrainian State Food Safety and Consumer Protection Service. ”Decree No. 33 of May 17, 2017, issued by Ukraine`s chief state...

    NATO leaders to discuss Russia in Brussels today
    May25

    NATO leaders to discuss Russia in Brussels today

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said that the leaders of the countries-members of the North Atlantic Alliance will discuss the policy and relations with Russia at the meeting in Brussels on Thursday, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”Russia is on NATO`s agenda always and Russia will be discussed during the meeting later on today,”...

    Russia sends 65th ”humanitarian convoy” with weapon and ammo to Donbas
    May25

    Russia sends 65th ”humanitarian convoy” with weapon and ammo to Donbas

    The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations has sent its 65th ”humanitarian convoy” to Donbas, the ministry`s press service reported. ”A truck convoy of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations with `humanitarian aid` for Donbas crossed the Russian-Ukrainian border,” reads the report. The bulk of the cargo supposedly consists of children`s...

    Russia`s FSB to hold anti-terrorist drills in occupied Crimea
    May24

    Russia`s FSB to hold anti-terrorist drills in occupied Crimea

    Task forces of Russia`s FSB security service will hold exercises in the occupied Crimea and the Black Sea on ”preventing terrorist attacks and subversion,” according to TASS, referring to the FSB`s public relations center. Modern equipment and some 2,000 servicemen will be involved in tactical and special exercises of task forces that will be...

    Ukraine submits new evidence to European Court of Human Rights over Crimea annexation
    May24

    Ukraine submits new evidence to European Court of Human Rights over Crimea annexation

    Ukraine`s Minister of Justice Pavlo Petrenko has told Ukrainian TV Channel 5 that the evidence collected by the Ukrainian side refutes the Russian Federation`s arguments in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in the Crimea annexation case. ”I can say unequivocally the pieces of evidence submitted regarding Crimea refute all those stories of...

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