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    Moscow attack on Ukraine Culture Center detailed
    Nov24

    Moscow attack on Ukraine Culture Center detailed

    A group of hooligans November 22 attacked the cultural center of Ukraine in Moscow, burning the Ukrainian flag and leaving a provocative graffiti on the building`s wall. The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said it was extremely disturbed over the fact, demanding an immediate investigation into the attack and insisting that all those who had committed...

    Finland reacts to Russia`s deployment of Iskander missiles near Kaliningrad
    Nov24

    Finland reacts to Russia`s deployment of Iskander missiles near Kaliningrad

    Finland`s Minster of Defense Jussi Niinisto says he sees no direct threat in the recent deployment of Russian missiles in the Baltics, according to the Associated Press. The minister noted that similar movements of missile launchers had already happened before with not so much attention drawn, AP reports. Mr Niinisto also said that a ”negative...

    UN Security Council holds Ukraine-offered meeting on anti-terrorist protection of infrastructure
    Nov24

    UN Security Council holds Ukraine-offered meeting on anti-terrorist protection of infrastructure

    Ukraine initiated the UN Security Council Arria-formula meeting on the protection of critical infrastructure against terrorist attacks, which was held November 21, 2016, according to the website of Ukraine`s Mission to the UN. ”Intensification of terrorist activities of organizations such as Al-Qaeda, ISIS, Boko Haram, Al-Shabab, Al-Nusra etc....

    Putin says Ukraine`s detention of Russian servicemen is `perfidy` – media
    Nov24

    Putin says Ukraine`s detention of Russian servicemen is `perfidy` – media

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the detention of two Russian servicemen, who previously served in Ukraine`s army, on the administrative border between mainland Ukraine and occupied Crimea was an act of ”perfidy” by the Kyiv authorities, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”I believe this perfidy [detention of Russian military servicemen]...

    FSB detains former Russian military for ”spying for Ukraine” in Crimea`s Sevastopol
    Nov24

    FSB detains former Russian military for ”spying for Ukraine” in Crimea`s Sevastopol

    A former serviceman of the Black Sea Fleet HQ Leonid Parkhomenko was detained in the strategic port city of Sevastopol on the Russian-occupied Crimean peninsula. FSB argues that man has allegedly been collecting intelligence on fleet operations on the instructions of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, RIA Novosti reported. ”November 22, the...

    Kyiv says further disengagement in Donbas possible after Debaltseve demilitarized
    Nov24

    Kyiv says further disengagement in Donbas possible after Debaltseve demilitarized

    Representatives of Ukraine at Minsk peace talks on Donbas insist that further disengagement of forces and military hardware in the east of Ukraine is possible after the demilitarization of the militant-held town of Debaltseve, which should be under Ukraine`s control in keeping with the Minsk agreements. ”During the security subgroup`s work...

    Financial investigation Service to be set up no later than 2017 – Danyliuk
    Nov24

    Financial investigation Service to be set up no later than 2017 – Danyliuk

    The Financial Investigation Service should be established in Ukraine no later than 2017, Minister of Finance Oleksandr Danyliuk said in his interview with Focus magazine. ”In order to eliminate the tax police and set up the financial investigation service, a special law should be adopted. We sought to get the new service operating as early as...

    Ukrainian Culture Center in Moscow attacked, Ukraine demands probe
    Nov24

    Ukrainian Culture Center in Moscow attacked, Ukraine demands probe

    Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs demands an immediate investigation into an attack on the Ukrainian Culture Center in Moscow when, among other things, the Ukrainian national flag was burnt, insisting that all those who have committed the crime be held liable. ”The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine is extremely disturbed by the fact of...

    Ukrainian president`s administration names Russia goals in Donbas
    Nov24

    Ukrainian president`s administration names Russia goals in Donbas

    Russia pursues its own specific objectives, and as of today it is difficult to talk about its sincere commitment to the peaceful resolution of the situation in Donbas, Deputy head of the Ukrainian president`s administration Kostiantyn Yeliseyev said in an interview with RBC-Ukraine. Firstly, in the short term, Russia seeks to maintain the...

    Ukraine-EU summit starts today
    Nov24

    Ukraine-EU summit starts today

    On Thursday, November 24, Brussels will host talks between the leaders of Ukraine and the European Union in the framework of the Ukraine-EU summit. The summit`s agenda will include some 20 issues. The first issue listed on the agenda regards priorities in political and economic reforms, including the EU assistance. The second question to be...

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