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    Seizure of Ukraine assets in Donbas another evidence of Russian occupation – Ukrainian President
    Mar05

    Seizure of Ukraine assets in Donbas another evidence of Russian occupation – Ukrainian President

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says the seizure by Russia of Ukrainian assets in Donbas is another evidence of Russian occupation of the east of Ukraine. ”There was another brutal and dreadful violation of international law – Russia has de facto confiscated Ukrainian state and private assets located in the occupied territory. This is...

    Civilian casualties in Donbas double in past two months – United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
    Mar05

    Civilian casualties in Donbas double in past two months – United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

    The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has reported that the number of civilian casualties in Donbas doubled in January-February 2017 compared to the previous reporting period of November-December 2016. ”Insecurity peaked up again in late January across eastern Ukraine, generating additional civilian...

    Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine thanks Portugal for recognition of Holodomor in Ukraine in 1932-1933 as genocide
    Mar05

    Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine thanks Portugal for recognition of Holodomor in Ukraine in 1932-1933 as genocide

    Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin has expressed gratitude to the Portuguese parliament for the recognition of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine as genocide. ”We express our gratitude to the Assembly of the Republic of Portugal for the recognition of genocide in Ukraine in 1932-1933 and commemoration of the Holodomor...

    Trump administration to propose `dramatic reductions` in foreign aid
    Mar05

    Trump administration to propose `dramatic reductions` in foreign aid

    The White House budget director confirmed Saturday that the Trump administration will propose ”fairly dramatic reductions” in the U.S. foreign aid budget later this month, according to Fox News. Reuters and other news outlets reported earlier this week that the administration plans to propose to Congress cuts in the budgets for the U.S. State...

    Portugal recognizes Ukraine Holodomor (Famine Genocide) in 1932-1933 as genocide
    Mar04

    Portugal recognizes Ukraine Holodomor (Famine Genocide) in 1932-1933 as genocide

    The Portuguese parliament has recognized the Holodomor in Ukraine in 1932-1933 as genocide, according to the Ukrainian Diaspora`s media portal VIDIA. The document, which was adopted on March 2, 2017, condemns the Holodomor in Ukraine in 1932-1933 and recognizes it as genocide committed by Joseph ”Stalin`s totalitarian communist regime, which...

    SBU eliminates scheme of withdrawing capital into offshore companies
    Mar04

    SBU eliminates scheme of withdrawing capital into offshore companies

    Kyiv law enforcers have revealed the illegal scheme of withdrawing a considerable sum of money into offshore companies, according to the SBU Security Service of Ukraine. ”Perpetrators, using controlled dummy exporting companies, concluded export contracts with affiliated non-resident companies, without reporting transactions in their tax...

    Two homes damaged by Russian shelling in Avdiyivka – police
    Mar04

    Two homes damaged by Russian shelling in Avdiyivka – police

    As a result of shelling by Russian-backed militants, two private homes suffered direct hits in an old part of the town of Avdiyivka in Donetsk region at about 20:00 on February 3, according to Pokrovsky police department of Donetsk region. ”House No. 2 on Sportyvna Street suffered direct hit due to shelling, while shrapnel damaged the facade and...

    Germany warns Ukraine over corruption
    Mar04

    Germany warns Ukraine over corruption

    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel in Ukraine on Friday urged lawmakers to battle endemic corruption, tying the issue to the country`s economic development and conflict with Russian-backed separatists, according to Deutsche Welle (DW). ”It is an important task in your land to ensure the reform process is successful,” Gabriel told a group of...

    EU believes in Minsk agreements implementation, no UN peacekeepers for Donbas
    Mar04

    EU believes in Minsk agreements implementation, no UN peacekeepers for Donbas

    A European Union spokesperson for foreign affairs has declined to comment on an idea of sending a UN peacekeeping mission to Donbas, according to the Ukrainian news portal Yevropeiska Pravda. Asked by a German journalist at a daily briefing in Brussels on Friday whether UN peacekeepers could be sent to the east of Ukraine, she said: ”I would...

    So-called Luhansk People`s Republic discusses change of ”leadership,” recognition by Russia – MP Tymchuk
    Mar04

    So-called Luhansk People`s Republic discusses change of ”leadership,” recognition by Russia – MP Tymchuk

    The leaders of the so-called Luhansk People`s Republic (”LPR”) have launched confidential discussions regarding a reshufle in ”the republic`s leadership” in the occupied territory of Luhansk region. This is the first step toward Russia`s recognition of the ”republic” with the prospect of LPR`s further accession to the Russian Federation, MP...

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