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    U.S. refuses to recognize Russia`s decision to ban Mejlis activities
    Oct01

    U.S. refuses to recognize Russia`s decision to ban Mejlis activities

    The United States did not recognize the legitimacy of the Russian Supreme Court`s ruling to uphold the ban of Crimean Tatars` self-governing body, the Mejlis, the U.S. Department of State`s press service reported referring to a statement of Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark Toner. ”The United States does not recognize the legitimacy of the...

    ”Ceasefire” in Donbas: Russian troops attack Ukraine 34 times in last day
    Oct01

    ”Ceasefire” in Donbas: Russian troops attack Ukraine 34 times in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 34 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Luhansk sector, militants violated the ceasefire mode eight times. The enemy resorted to armed provocations using small arms and machine...

    Ukraine: Russian troops violated ceasefire and concentrated near Butivka mine
    Oct01

    Ukraine: Russian troops violated ceasefire and concentrated near Butivka mine

    Russian and separatists military forces in Donbas take advantage of the ceasefire and are now setting their firing points very close to the Ukrainian positions in an attempt to form a semicircle around the Butivka coal mine, according to Ukraine`s TV news service TSN. The enemy has long ago determined its targets at the coal mine, and there are...

    ”Political game underway”: ex-intel chief forecasts possible scenario of Russia in Donbas
    Oct01

    ”Political game underway”: ex-intel chief forecasts possible scenario of Russia in Donbas

    Russian leaders and their troops in Donbas have resorted to blackmail by canceling a scheduled skype conference of the Trilateral Contact Group on Donbas settlement, according to the former head of Ukraine`s Foreign Intelligence Service, Mykola Malomuzh, 112 Ukraine TV channel reports. In this way they impose on Ukraine their own scenario for the...

    Russia sends more warplanes to Syria amid world anger at “barbarous” strikes
    Oct01

    Russia sends more warplanes to Syria amid world anger at “barbarous” strikes

    Russia is sending more warplanes to Syria to ramp up its campaign of air strikes, a Russian newspaper reported on Friday, as Moscow defied global censure over an escalation that Western countries say has torpedoed diplomacy, according to Reuters. U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel described the Russian and Syrian...

    Ukrainian government expects 2017 budget to be passed by December 1
    Oct01

    Ukrainian government expects 2017 budget to be passed by December 1

    The Ukrainian government hopes that the national budget for 2017 will be passed before December 1, 2016, as it is required by laws, according to the government`s press service. ”We expect that the bill on the national budget for 2017 will be adopted by December 1, 2016, as it is stipulated in the law. We should begin a new budget year on...

    Danyliuk says meeting with Russians over Yanukovych`s debt possible. Germany, IMF to mediate
    Oct01

    Danyliuk says meeting with Russians over Yanukovych`s debt possible. Germany, IMF to mediate

    Ukraine has not received any formal proposals yet to hold a meeting with the Russian side to discuss the settlement of the issue in relation to the debt of $3 billion on Eurobonds issued under the Yanukovych`s regime, Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk told journalists. ”There was information from the Minister of Finance of the Russian...

    Ukraine expects to get EUR 600 mln from EU by year-end, 3rd tranche postponed until 2017
    Oct01

    Ukraine expects to get EUR 600 mln from EU by year-end, 3rd tranche postponed until 2017

    Ukraine expects to receive the second tranche of macro-financial assistance from the European Union in the amount of $600 million until the end of the year, Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk said at a press conference. According to the minister, Ukraine must fulfill a number of conditions to receive these funds. At the same time,...

    ”Ceasefire” in Donbas: Russian proxies once again increase number of attacks
    Oct01

    ”Ceasefire” in Donbas: Russian proxies once again increase number of attacks

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 33 times in the past 24 hours, including 10 times in the Mariupol sector, 11 times in the Donetsk sector and 12 times in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Luhansk sector, the enemy...

    Crimean Tatars Mejlis ban: Chubarov says Russia to be sued in ECHR
    Sep30

    Crimean Tatars Mejlis ban: Chubarov says Russia to be sued in ECHR

    Member of Parliament from the Petro Poroshenko Bloc and Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Refat Chubarov said the claim is going to be lodged with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) against the Russian Federation over the Russian ban on Mejlis. ”The lawsuit will be filed in the near future, as soon as the lawyers prepare...

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