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    Kerry, Lavrov hold talks in Hamburg: U.S. State Department
    Dec08

    Kerry, Lavrov hold talks in Hamburg: U.S. State Department

    U.S. State Secretary John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met in Hamburg December 7 to discuss the situation in Syria`s Aleppo, according to Assistant Secretary of State and Spokesperson John Kirby. ”Secretary Kerry met tonight in Hamburg, Germany with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov,” Kirby said in a statement. ”They...

    Ukraine against forced mental health tests of four Ukrainians detained in Crimea
    Dec08

    Ukraine against forced mental health tests of four Ukrainians detained in Crimea

    Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has declared a protest against an unlawful and forced assessment of the metal health of four Ukrainian citizens who were illegally detained by the Russian occupying authorities in Crimea. The forced mental health assessment of Vadym Siruk, Muslim Aliyev, Refat Alimov, and Arsen Dzhepparov who are groundlessly...

    Over 3.8 mln Ukrainians in need due to Donbas war – United Nations
    Dec08

    Over 3.8 mln Ukrainians in need due to Donbas war – United Nations

    There are over 3.8 million people in Ukraine who are in need of humanitarian assistance due to the Donbas crisis, according to the UN 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for Ukraine. ”The number of people in need has actually increased by 700,000 since 2016 HRP, according to humanitarian assessments. People have exhausted their savings, their...

    Ukraine reports 45 Russian attacks in last day, Maryinka checkpoint comes under fire
    Dec08

    Ukraine reports 45 Russian attacks in last day, Maryinka checkpoint comes under fire

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 45 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, the enemy fired 120mm and 82mm mortars on the towns of Maryinka and Krasnohorivka, and the villages...

    Uncertainty over U.S. position delays action on Ukraine peace deal – Steinmeier
    Dec07

    Uncertainty over U.S. position delays action on Ukraine peace deal – Steinmeier

    Uncertainty in Moscow and Kyiv about what policies U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will adopt means there is little prospect of making much progress in implementing the Minsk ceasefire accord on Ukraine, Germany`s foreign minister said, according to Reuters. Speaking in Brussels, Frank-Walter Steinmeier also told reporters on Wednesday that it...

    The leader of Russian militants in Donbas wants to invade Europe, including Britain and resurrect Russian Empire. Video
    Dec07

    The leader of Russian militants in Donbas wants to invade Europe, including Britain and resurrect Russian Empire. Video

    The leader of Russian rebels in Donbas wants to invade Europe, including Britain, and regain territories which Russia has lost after Russian Empire collapse. Olexander Zakharchenko said that Russia and its proxies must invade not only Kyiv and Berlin, but also Great Britain. “I’m not talking of Kyiv. Actually, even Berlin is not...

    Russian colonel earlier involved in Donbas occupation killed in Aleppo by Syrian freedom fighters
    Dec07

    Russian colonel earlier involved in Donbas occupation killed in Aleppo by Syrian freedom fighters

    Russian Colonel Ruslan Galitsky has died of wounds in Syria when opposition shelled a residential area in Aleppo`s western part, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on Wednesday, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”Colonel Ruslan Galitsky has died in hospital after being severely wounded. Russian military medics fought for his life for...

    International community should maintain pressure on Russia until full Minsk implementation – Stoltenberg
    Dec07

    International community should maintain pressure on Russia until full Minsk implementation – Stoltenberg

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that the international community should continue to put pressure on Russia until Moscow fully implements Minsk agreements, an UNIAN correspondent reported from Stoltenberg`s press conference in Brussels, following a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission. ”I call on all parties to redouble their...

    Ukraine may seize first foreign ship for visits to occupied Crimea
    Dec07

    Ukraine may seize first foreign ship for visits to occupied Crimea

    Tanzania`s freight ship, SKY MOON, which illegally crossed the Ukrainian administrative border with Russia-occupied Crimea may be seized in favor of Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian State Border Service. The vessel was towed to the Ukrainian port of Reni after which members of the local military prosecutor`s office came on board the ship to...

    NATO, EU to join efforts in countering hybrid threats
    Dec07

    NATO, EU to join efforts in countering hybrid threats

    NATO says the increased cooperation between the Alliance and the European Union will allow for more support for Ukraine. In 2017 the EU and NATO are planning to open a center on countering hybrid threats, that`s according to a joint statement following a meeting of defense ministers in Brussels, the EU`s External Action press service reports....

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