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    Pro-Ukrainian blogger arrested in militant-held Luhansk
    Dec01

    Pro-Ukrainian blogger arrested in militant-held Luhansk

    Russian-backed militants arrested a pro-Ukrainian blogger Eduard Nedeliayev in the occupied city of Luhansk. He is allegedly accused of a cooperation with Ukrainian secret services and the Aidar battalion, Ukraine Today reported. As the so-called ”Ministry of state security” of the non-recognized ”Luhansk people`s republic” claims, the man was...

    Poroshenko to visit Poland on Dec 2
    Dec01

    Poroshenko to visit Poland on Dec 2

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will make an official visit to the Republic of Poland on December 2, 2016, according to the president`s press service. The visit will take place at the invitation of President of Poland Andrzej Duda and will be dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Poland`s recognition of independence of Ukraine, the press...

    4G in Ukraine: government names deadline for tender, price of licenses
    Dec01

    4G in Ukraine: government names deadline for tender, price of licenses

    The National Commission for Communications and Informatization Regulation (NCCIR) plans to have held a tender for the introduction of 4G communications technology (LTE) by October 2017, Chairman of the NCCIR Alexander Zhyvotovsky wrote on Facebook, with reference to the results of the committee meeting on Tuesday, November 29. ”The prices for...

    Russia cancels economic forum with Croatia holding grudge for Plenkovic Kyiv visit
    Dec01

    Russia cancels economic forum with Croatia holding grudge for Plenkovic Kyiv visit

    Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Croatia Anvar Azimov confirmed on Monday that the Croatian-Russian economic forum had been canceled, according to Total Croatia News citing N1. ”I have a very difficult task. I love Croatia and I deeply respect Croatia, and we will not forget that for more than 50 years Russia and the Soviet Union were one...

    U.S. Congress set to boost up to $350 mln security aid to Ukraine in National Defense Authorizations Act (NDAA), 2017
    Dec01

    U.S. Congress set to boost up to $350 mln security aid to Ukraine in National Defense Authorizations Act (NDAA), 2017

    U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have presented their consolidated version of the National Defense Authorizations Act (NDAA), 2017, with up to US$350 million to be allocated as security assistance to Ukraine, according to a posting on the website of Ukraine`s Embassy in the United States. ”From amounts authorized to be provided for...

    EU ambassadors may approve visa suspension mechanism next week – media
    Dec01

    EU ambassadors may approve visa suspension mechanism next week – media

    EU ambassadors may approve the suspension mechanism of EU visa waivers, which also concerns Ukraine and Georgia, at a meeting next week, according to RFE/RL correspondent in Brussels Rikard Jozwiak. ”I think there can be a deal on susp mech nxt week. EU ambs will meet on 7 Dec & new trialogue can follow the same day,” Jozwiak wrote on...

    Russia preparing paratroopers rotation in Crimea`s north – border guards
    Dec01

    Russia preparing paratroopers rotation in Crimea`s north – border guards

    Ukrainian Border Guard Service spokesman Oleh Slobodian says the Russian Federation plans to replace paratroopers from Stavropol, who have been serving in the north of occupied Crimea near the administrative border with mainland Ukraine from August, by paratroopers from Tula. ”Preparations for the immediate rotation of airborne units of the...

    U.S. to restrict movement for Russian diplomats
    Dec01

    U.S. to restrict movement for Russian diplomats

    The U.S. House of Representatives has agreed to restrict movement of Russian diplomatic officers and envoys within territory of the United States, according to Ukraine Today. The lower chamber of the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, November 30, approved a draft bill providing a ban on travel for over 25 miles away from mission buildings for Russian...

    Ukraine`s state debt shrinks by 0.4% in Oct, to $68.35 bln
    Dec01

    Ukraine`s state debt shrinks by 0.4% in Oct, to $68.35 bln

    The total amount of Ukraine`s state and state-guaranteed debt at the end of October 2016 was US$68.35 billion, which was 0.4% less than at the beginning of the month, according to the Ukrainian Finance Ministry`s website. The total sum of the Ukraine`s state and state-guaranteed debt in the hryvnia equivalent at the end of October amounted to UAH...

    Ukraine offers latest weapons and equipment at NATO headquarters for first time
    Dec01

    Ukraine offers latest weapons and equipment at NATO headquarters for first time

    For the first time in history, Ukrainian military-industrial complex (MIC) is showcasing its latest weapons and equipment at NATO Headquarters, offering its partners the possibility of complete refusal from the products of the Russian military-industrial complex. According to an UNIAN correspondent, the presentation is held in Brussels today in...

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