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    55,000 Russian troops massing near Ukraine – Ukrainian Defense Ministry
    Nov30

    55,000 Russian troops massing near Ukraine – Ukrainian Defense Ministry

    Ukraine`s Deputy Defense Minister Ihor Dolhov says some 55,000 Russian troops are now massing near the border with Ukraine. ”Currently, Russia has amassed about 55,000 servicemen near the Ukrainian border. The presence of the Russian regular army on the territory of Ukraine varies from 5,000 to 7,500 soldiers. In Crimea, this figure is 23,000...

    France says lifting sanctions on Russia would be counterproductive
    Nov30

    France says lifting sanctions on Russia would be counterproductive

    French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Tuesday that lifting European Union sanctions on Russia would weaken efforts to resolve the Ukraine crisis and hand a victory to Moscow, Reuters reported. ”It would weaken the objective of resolving this conflict and would be a victory to those who endangered the security of a country,” Ayrault...

    OSCE SMM: Only limited access to disengagement areas in Donbas
    Nov30

    OSCE SMM: Only limited access to disengagement areas in Donbas

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine reiterates it has only limited access to three disengagement areas on the contact line in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. ”Today again only limited access for OSCE SMM to Pervomaisk/Zolote, Stanytsia Luhanska and Petrivske/Bohdanivka disengagement areas – UAF (Ukrainian Armed Forces), ”LPR”, ”DPR”...

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.60 to dollar on interbank market
    Nov29

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.60 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Tuesday strengthened to UAH 25.57/25.60 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent. Hryvnia quotes against the euro have settled at UAH 27.29/27.35, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

    Canada adds Crimean officials to sanctions list
    Nov29

    Canada adds Crimean officials to sanctions list

    In order to maintain the necessary pressure on Russia until it fully complies with its international obligations with respect to Ukraine, the Special Economic Measures (Ukraine) Regulations have been amended to list 15 additional separatist individuals, including six members of Russia`s State Duma from Crimea, who are subject to an asset freeze...

    France calls for U.N. Security Council meeting on Aleppo
    Nov29

    France calls for U.N. Security Council meeting on Aleppo

    French foreign affairs minister Jean-Marc Ayrault called on Tuesday for an immediate United Nations Security Council meeting to discuss the situation in the Syrian city of Aleppo, which has been devastated by fighting, according to Reuters. ”More than ever before, we need to urgently put in place means to end the hostilities and to allow...

    Ukraine reports 38 attacks in Donbas in last day, hot spot near Mariupol
    Nov29

    Ukraine reports 38 attacks in Donbas in last day, hot spot near Mariupol

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 38 times in the past 24 hours, and most of the attacks were recorded in the Mariupol sector in Donetsk region, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. ”Russia`s hybrid military force used 120mm and 82mm mortars,...

    EU visa suspension mechanism to be considered in Jan
    Nov29

    EU visa suspension mechanism to be considered in Jan

    The official website of the European Parliament (EP) has announced a preliminary date for consideration of a European Union visa suspension mechanism, which visa waivers for Ukraine depend on. The consideration is preliminarily scheduled for January 18, 2017, the EU services said. MEPs plan to consider relevant regulation 2016/0142 (COD) in first...

    Yanukovych summoned for questioning as suspect in treason case
    Nov29

    Yanukovych summoned for questioning as suspect in treason case

    The Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) of Ukraine has summoned former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, who now resides in Russia, for questioning in Ukraine as a suspect in the treason case. Summonses for interrogation have been posted on the PGO`s official website. Yanukovych was invited to appear at 10:00 local time on December 5 and...

    Ukraine`s budget saves $3 mln due to UNDP drug procurement in first two weeks
    Nov29

    Ukraine`s budget saves $3 mln due to UNDP drug procurement in first two weeks

    Ukraine has already saved US$3 million in budget funds due to medicine procurements through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the first two weeks. ”Few weeks in UNDP`s renewed medicine procurement cycle for 2016, amounts contracted so far already show savings of US$3 million compared to prices from 2015, which are immediately...

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