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    OSCE sees spike in Donbas truce violations in Nov
    Nov25

    OSCE sees spike in Donbas truce violations in Nov

    The U.S. Mission to the OSCE reports a record number of ceasefire violations in Donbas in November 2016 since 2014. ”The situation continues to deteriorate in eastern Ukraine. In mid-November ceasefire violations reached their highest levels since the establishment of the Special Monitoring Mission in 2014,”  reads the statement by Deputy Mission...

    Steinmeier declares European security threat, given Russia`s aggression
    Nov25

    Steinmeier declares European security threat, given Russia`s aggression

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier sees Europe`s security at risk – especially with regard to Russian aggression. Together with other OSCE foreign ministers, he is pressing for more arms control, Radio 24 reported with reference to Die Welt. ”Europe`s security is in danger,” Steinmeier said. With the internationally...

    Poroshenko says Trump asked to elaborate on Russian aggression
    Nov25

    Poroshenko says Trump asked to elaborate on Russian aggression

    U.S. president-elect Donald Trump asked Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko about the developments in Donbas and Crimea, the president told a press conference in Brussels Thursday, Ukraine Today reported citing Espreso.TV. ”I can assure you that the issues of Russian aggression, illegal annexation of Crimea were risen by U.S. President- elect...

    Journalist on Montenegro foiled coup attempt: Situation could lead to World War
    Nov25

    Journalist on Montenegro foiled coup attempt: Situation could lead to World War

    If the information about the details of the attempted coup in Montenegro is true, this situation can seriously lead to another world war, Russian military reporter, writer and a veteran of two Chechen military campaigns Arkady Babchenko told Novoye Vremya magazine. ”Everyone thought that the next [after Ukraine] will be Kazakhstan, Moldova or the...

    Son of Mustafe Dzhemilev, a leader of the Crimean Tatar people, set to be released from Russian custody
    Nov24

    Son of Mustafe Dzhemilev, a leader of the Crimean Tatar people, set to be released from Russian custody

    Russian court has recognized Hayser Dzhemilev a citizen of Ukraine, his lawyer Nikolay Polozov wrote on Facebook. Hayser is a son of the Ukrainian president`s envoy to the Crimean Tatar people and leader of the Crimean Tatar people, Ukrainian MP Mustafa Dzhemilev. The court ruling means that there should be no obstructions for Hayser Dzhemilev to...

    No compromise in EU over Crimea occupation: Lithuania president
    Nov24

    No compromise in EU over Crimea occupation: Lithuania president

    There is no compromise regarding the issue of the Russian occupation of Crimea. Europe understands what at stake is, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite said in an interview with the Ukrainian Week [Tyzhden] international edition. ”Ukraine is testing the limits of the European commitment to freedom, the principles of sovereignty, and...

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine 48 times in last day, used mortars, grenade launchers and infantry fighting vehicles
    Nov24

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine 48 times in last day, used mortars, grenade launchers and infantry fighting vehicles

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 48 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 occupiers fired mortars and rocket-propelled grenades on the towns of Maryinka and...

    Finland reacts to Russia`s deployment of Iskander missiles near Kaliningrad
    Nov24

    Finland reacts to Russia`s deployment of Iskander missiles near Kaliningrad

    Finland`s Minster of Defense Jussi Niinisto says he sees no direct threat in the recent deployment of Russian missiles in the Baltics, according to the Associated Press. The minister noted that similar movements of missile launchers had already happened before with not so much attention drawn, AP reports. Mr Niinisto also said that a ”negative...

    UN Security Council holds Ukraine-offered meeting on anti-terrorist protection of infrastructure
    Nov24

    UN Security Council holds Ukraine-offered meeting on anti-terrorist protection of infrastructure

    Ukraine initiated the UN Security Council Arria-formula meeting on the protection of critical infrastructure against terrorist attacks, which was held November 21, 2016, according to the website of Ukraine`s Mission to the UN. ”Intensification of terrorist activities of organizations such as Al-Qaeda, ISIS, Boko Haram, Al-Shabab, Al-Nusra etc....

    Putin says Ukraine`s detention of Russian servicemen is `perfidy` – media
    Nov24

    Putin says Ukraine`s detention of Russian servicemen is `perfidy` – media

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the detention of two Russian servicemen, who previously served in Ukraine`s army, on the administrative border between mainland Ukraine and occupied Crimea was an act of ”perfidy” by the Kyiv authorities, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”I believe this perfidy [detention of Russian military servicemen]...

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