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    YouTube may quit Russia – media
    Nov30

    YouTube may quit Russia – media

    A bill has been introduced to the Russian State Duma on restricting the activity of online movie theaters, according to the Russian media outlet Kommersant. Similarly to the law on media, the bill limits from June 1, 2017 to 20% the foreign share in companies that set up audiovisual services with professional content, Kommersant reports. This is...

    Ukraine Justice Ministry responds to idea to settle migrants in exchange for ”visa lib” with EU
    Nov30

    Ukraine Justice Ministry responds to idea to settle migrants in exchange for ”visa lib” with EU

    A suggestion that Ukraine could accept migrants in exchange for being granted visa liberalization with the European Union is a personal reflection of Deputy Minister of Justice on European Integration Serhiy Petukhov, not the official position of the ministry, its press service reported. ”Publications on Facebook by Deputy Justice Minister Serhiy...

    Gerashchenko: Ukraine in Minsk insisted on liberating all hostages before Christmas
    Nov30

    Gerashchenko: Ukraine in Minsk insisted on liberating all hostages before Christmas

    First Vice Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Iryna Gerashchenko has said that the Ukrainian side at the Normandy Four foreign ministers meeting in Minsk insisted on liberating all hostages before Christmas. ”The Ukrainian side insists on liberating all hostages before Christmas and the beginning of the new year of 2017. The process of...

    Russia`s Lavrov says issue of armed OSCE mission in Donbas ”no longer relevant”
    Nov30

    Russia`s Lavrov says issue of armed OSCE mission in Donbas ”no longer relevant”

    The issue of an armed mission in eastern Ukraine ”is no longer relevant”, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said following the negotiations of theNormandy Four top diplomats in Minsk earlier today, November 29, an UNIAN correspondent in Russia reports. ”The question is no longer relevant, there exists no such need. Today, no one spoke about...

    Russia continues military build up at Ukraine`s borders: 2 infantry divisions set up
    Nov30

    Russia continues military build up at Ukraine`s borders: 2 infantry divisions set up

    Two motorized infantry divisions with units in Belgorod, Voronezh and Smolensk regions were formed in 2016, as announced by Russia`s Defense Minister, Army General Sergei Shoigu, TASS news agency reported. ”This year in the Western Military District, we took about a 100 of arrangement measures, including on the completion of setting up two...

    Over 2,140 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas after Russian invasion
    Nov30

    Over 2,140 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas after Russian invasion

    As of November 21, 2016, the number of Ukrainian soldiers who were killed during the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, was 2,145 people, according to the Ukrainian project ”Dostup do pravdy” (”Access to the truth”), which cited data it received from the Ukrainian Defense Ministry. See also: Victims of the Russian military...

    Austria receives request for Firtash extradition to Spain
    Nov30

    Austria receives request for Firtash extradition to Spain

    Austrian authorities have received an extradition request regarding a Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash to Spain, which had earlier put him on an international wanted list, Deutsche Welle reports citing a press secretary of the Vienna prosecutor`s office. The request was sent through official channels and is now being assessed, according to...

    No accord on withdrawal of Russian troops, mercenaries from Donbas – Ukraine`s Foreign Minister
    Nov30

    No accord on withdrawal of Russian troops, mercenaries from Donbas – Ukraine`s Foreign Minister

    No agreement had been reached on the withdrawal of Russian troops from the occupied territory of Donbas, while Ukraine kept insisting on the deployment of an armed OSCE police mission, Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin told a briefing after the talks of the Normandy Four top diplomats in Minsk, broadcast by 112 Ukraine TV channel. ”There...

    Russia`s Lavrov says issue of armed OSCE mission in Donbas ”no longer relevant”
    Nov30

    Russia`s Lavrov says issue of armed OSCE mission in Donbas ”no longer relevant”

    The issue of an armed mission in eastern Ukraine ”is no longer relevant”, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said following the negotiations of theNormandy Four top diplomats in Minsk earlier today, November 29, an UNIAN correspondent in Russia reports. ”The question is no longer relevant, there exists no such need. Today, no one spoke about...

    Discussion on Donbas ”road map” in Minsk short because of Russian position – Klimkin
    Nov30

    Discussion on Donbas ”road map” in Minsk short because of Russian position – Klimkin

    A discussion on a ”road map” of Donbas settlement in Minsk was short, according to Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin, who said the Russian side did not agree with key priorities of Ukraine, 112 Ukraine TV channel reported from a briefing following a meeting of the Normandy Four top diplomats November 29. ”A discussion on the logic of the...

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