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    OSCE SMM work in Donbas needs serious improvements – OSCE Chairman Kurz
    Jan04

    OSCE SMM work in Donbas needs serious improvements – OSCE Chairman Kurz

    On January 3, 2017, the OSCE Chairman, Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria Sebastian Kurz arrived to Ukraine and visited Donetsk Region. He wanted to exam personally the state of Minsk agreements’ fulfillment, the social and economic situation in the region caused by the military aggression of Russia against...

    The Security Service of Ukraine wants to prohibit French presidential candidate Le Pen to enter Ukraine
    Jan04

    The Security Service of Ukraine wants to prohibit French presidential candidate Le Pen to enter Ukraine

    The Staff Chief of The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) Oleksandr Tkachuk sent a request to the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry on the prohibition of entry for the French presidency candidate, the leader of the National Front party Marine Le Pen to Ukraine after her statement that Crimea annexation “was not illegitimate. “January 3...

    Ukrainian World Congress calls attention to the possibility of future similar Russia’s cyber attacks
    Jan04

    Ukrainian World Congress calls attention to the possibility of future similar Russia’s cyber attacks

    The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) calls attention to the introduction by the U.S of additional sanctions against Russia. These sanctions were provided in response to Russia’s cyber attacks during the U.S. 2016 Presidential election. UWC draws attention to the possibility of similar cyber attacks by the Russian Federation, particularly during...

    Russian troops attacked 32 times in last 24 hours, two Ukrainian servicemen were killed, two wounded near Maryinka
    Jan03

    Russian troops attacked 32 times in last 24 hours, two Ukrainian servicemen were killed, two wounded near Maryinka

    Russian troops attacked 32 times, two Ukrainian servicemen were killed and another two wounded near the village of Maryinka in the last 24 hours. Russian militants instigated two armed provocations near Novozvanivka and two more near Lobacheve village in the Luhansk sector. Moreover, Ukrainian troops registered a ceasefire violation in the...

    French presidential candidate Le Pen states that Russian annexation of Crimea is not illegal
    Jan03

    French presidential candidate Le Pen states that Russian annexation of Crimea is not illegal

    Russia-friendly French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen told the BFMTV television channel on Tuesday, January 03, 2017 that Crimean annexation was legal, and France and Russia must establish “strategic relations”: “I do not think that (Crimea’s) reunification (with Russia) was illegitimate.” “A referendum was...

    The OSCE Chairman Sebastian Kurz visits Donbas warzone
    Jan03

    The OSCE Chairman Sebastian Kurz visits Donbas warzone

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine reports that on January 3, 2017, the OSCE Chairman, Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria Sebastian Kurz arrived to Ukraine, met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin in the Dnipro airport and went to Mariupol. FMs of #Ukraine and #Austria...

    U.S. not to support any agreement that does not guarantee full independence of Ukraine – John McCain
    Jan03

    U.S. not to support any agreement that does not guarantee full independence of Ukraine – John McCain

    U.S. Senator John McCain is confident that Congress will not support any initiative of Donald Trump that can harm Ukraine or the Baltic States. McCain stated in an interview with the TSN that the U.S. Congress will not approve actions that will harm the freedom and independence of Ukraine or the Baltic States. Answering the question whether...

    Russian militants massively used mortars near Mariupol, attacked in all sectors
    Jan03

    Russian militants massively used mortars near Mariupol, attacked in all sectors

    Main events in the Mariupol sector took place in the evening of January 1. The enemy massively used mortar launchers in Pavlopil – Shyrokyne frontline area. Over 70 mortar shells were launched at Ukrainian positions. Militants were firing from light weapons almost all day long. Moreover, two hostile attacks took place in Mariinka and Novotroitske...

    Ministers  of Ukraine and Austria to discuss deployment of armed OSCE police mission in Donbas
    Jan02

    Ministers of Ukraine and Austria to discuss deployment of armed OSCE police mission in Donbas

    The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry reports that on January 3-4, 2017, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, and the OSCE Chairman, Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria Sebastian Kurz to provide working visit to Donetsk Region. The head of the Austrian Foreign Ministry at the beginning of the...

    1st Deputy Rada Speaker suggests Normandy format could be expanded, but US Ambassador states US participation is not on the agenda
    Jan02

    1st Deputy Rada Speaker suggests Normandy format could be expanded, but US Ambassador states US participation is not on the agenda

    Ukraine`s representative in the humanitarian subgroup of the Trilateral contact group on Donbas settlement and First Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko believes the extension of the existing Normandy format is possible, TV Channel 5 reports. The Ukrainian official suggests that another country could join the negotiation...

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