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    U.S. Embassy in Ukraine: Russian recognition of ”Donetsk/ Luhansk People`s Republic” passports inconsistent with Minsk agreement
    Feb19

    U.S. Embassy in Ukraine: Russian recognition of ”Donetsk/ Luhansk People`s Republic” passports inconsistent with Minsk agreement

    The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv says that the recognition by Russia of passports issued by the self-proclaimed republics in eastern Ukraine – the so-called Donetsk People`s Republic (”DPR”) and Luhansk People`s Republic (”LPR”) – is inconsistent with the Minsk peace process. ”Russian recognition of documents from separatist `republics` [is] troubling...

    Trump must punish Russia for election interference – Senator Graham
    Feb19

    Trump must punish Russia for election interference – Senator Graham

    A senior U.S. Republican senator on Sunday urged President Donald Trump to take action against Russia over allegations that Moscow interfered in the election that brought him to power, according to ABC News. U.S. intelligence officials have told Trump that Moscow tried to influence voters by hacking Democratic emails and trolling social media...

    Russia watches U.S. reassure allies, and it`s disappointed – Bloomberg
    Feb19

    Russia watches U.S. reassure allies, and it`s disappointed – Bloomberg

    Shortly after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence pledged to ”hold Russia to account” while looking for common ground in a speech to European allies, a hawkish Russian legislator reached out to shake his hand as he passed through a crowded hotel corridor, according to Bloomberg. ”Mr. Vice President, I am from Moscow and we hope we will reach those...

    Russia`s recognition of ”DPR/LPR” passports another proof of violation of international law – Poroshenko
    Feb19

    Russia`s recognition of ”DPR/LPR” passports another proof of violation of international law – Poroshenko

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko says Putin`s decision to recognize the passports issued by the pseudo-authorities of the so-called ”DPR” and ”LPR” (Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics) is another evidence of Russian occupation and violation of international law, journalist quoted him as saying after talks with U.S. Vice President Mike...

    Ukrainian troops repel Russian attack near Avdiyivka on Sunday morning
    Feb19

    Ukrainian troops repel Russian attack near Avdiyivka on Sunday morning

    A skirmish between Ukrainian troops and Russia`s hybrid military forces near the Ukrainian-controlled town of Avdiyivka in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, was reported to have broken out at about 05:00 a.m. local time on Sunday, February 19, 2017, according to the press center of the Ukrainian Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. ”The militant...

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions 73 times in Donbas in the past 24 hours, killed the Ukrainian volunteer, hit residential buildings
    Feb19

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions 73 times in Donbas in the past 24 hours, killed the Ukrainian volunteer, hit residential buildings

    Russian troops continued intensive lengthy attacks massively using heavy weapons in Donbas during the last day. 4 Ukrainian troops were wounded, and 1 volunteer killed. Russian troops’ shells hit 2 residential buildings, 2 civilians were injured in the last day, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters....

    Russia recognises passports issued by militants from so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics
    Feb18

    Russia recognises passports issued by militants from so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics

    Russia has recognised the validity of the identity (ID) ”documents” issued by the authorities of the so-called ”DNR” and ”LPR” (Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics), according to a decree issued by Russian President Vladimir Putin. As reported, the decree is signed ”in order to protect the civil rights and freedoms.” It also refers to ”the...

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says Russia bears responsibility for war in Donbas (video)
    Feb18

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says Russia bears responsibility for war in Donbas (video)

    United States Vice President Mike Pence claims that the U.S. will continue to demand that Russia fulfill Minsk agreements on resolving the situation in eastern Ukraine. Watch @mike_pence's full address to the annual international security conference in Munich https://t.co/ObtU73alva — Sky News (@SkyNews) 18 лютого 2017 р. ”With regard...

    Normandy Four foreign ministers start talks in Munich
    Feb18

    Normandy Four foreign ministers start talks in Munich

    Foreign ministers of the Normandy Four have started negotiations in Munich on settlement of the situation in Donbas, according to an UNIAN correspondent. The talks are being held on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference with the participation of Foreign Ministers of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, Russia Sergey Lavrov, Germany Sigmar Gabriel,...

    Third anniversary of EuroMaidan massacre: Ukraine honors memory of Heavenly Hundred Heroes
    Feb18

    Third anniversary of EuroMaidan massacre: Ukraine honors memory of Heavenly Hundred Heroes

    On February 20, Ukraine honors memory of the Heavenly Hundred Heroes The commemorative events will take place in Kyiv on February 18-22. Police and rescue services were put on combat alert due to a higher level of terrorist threat. Head of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine Mykola Chechetkin says that about 7,000 personnel and 2,000 units of...

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