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    Russia launches probe against Right Sector leaders for ”crimes against Russian-speakers”
    Sep30

    Russia launches probe against Right Sector leaders for ”crimes against Russian-speakers”

    The Russian Investigative Committee has initiated criminal proceedings against the leaders of the Right Sector Dmytro Yarosh, Andriy Tarasenko, Andriy Stempytskiy, Valeriy Voronov, Artem Skoropadskiy and other individuals for ”crimes against Russia and Russian-speaking population,” according to the Investigative Committee of the Russian...

    European Parliament, European Commission and European Council to discuss relations with Russia
    Sep30

    European Parliament, European Commission and European Council to discuss relations with Russia

    The European Parliament will discuss with the European Commission and the European Council the relations with Russia in the framework of preparations for the upcoming EU summit, Head of Press Unit at European Parliament Marjory van den Broeke told a press conference in Brussels Friday, according to an UNIAN correspondent. She said that the...

    Kremlin spokesman names conditions for holding Normandy Four meeting
    Sep30

    Kremlin spokesman names conditions for holding Normandy Four meeting

    The Kremlin has said that the work at the ”expert level” is underway to prepare for the meeting of the Normandy Four leaders at the highest level – the Heads of Ukraine, Germany, France and Russia, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Friday, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia. ”It [the Normandy Four...

    Dutch government rebukes Russian ambassador over MH17 remarks
    Sep30

    Dutch government rebukes Russian ambassador over MH17 remarks

    The Dutch Foreign Ministry summoned Russia`s ambassador in The Hague for a diplomatic rebuke on Friday after Moscow made remarks critical of the criminal investigation into the MH17 crash, according to Reuters. Earlier this week, a team of international investigators presented findings showing that the missile launcher used to shoot down MH17...

    EU Trade Commissioner announces new trade preferences for Ukraine
    Sep30

    EU Trade Commissioner announces new trade preferences for Ukraine

    European Commissioner in charge of EU trade policy Cecilia Malmstrom has announced additional market access preferences for Ukraine during her visit to Kyiv. ”Happy to be in Kyiv again. Working dinner with [Ukrainian Foreign Minister] Pavlo Klimkin. Glad to announce additional market access preferences for Ukraine,” she tweeted on Thursday...

    Ukraine expects record grain exports
    Sep30

    Ukraine expects record grain exports

    The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine has increased its forecast of Ukraine`s grain exports in the 2016-2017 marketing year (July 2016 – June 2017) from 39.8 million tonnes announced earlier to over 40 million tonnes, Agrarian Minister Taras Kutoviy said at a ministry meeting Friday. ”There are no threats to the country`s food...

    Obama, Merkel urge all sides to start disengagement in Donbas ASAP
    Sep30

    Obama, Merkel urge all sides to start disengagement in Donbas ASAP

    U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have called on all sides to the Donbas conflict to start the process of disengagement of forces and hardware along the contact line as soon as possible, according to the White House press service. President Obama on September 29 spoke by phone with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany...

    Next meeting of NATO-Ukraine Commission may be held in Donbas
    Sep30

    Next meeting of NATO-Ukraine Commission may be held in Donbas

    The North Atlantic Alliance is ready to strengthen its support of Ukraine in the fight against Russian aggression, according to Secretary General of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly David Hobbs, Ukrainian news service TSN reported. The next meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission can be held in Donbas, he said. Earlier, during a meeting of the...

    General Muzhenko holds talks with OSCE Chief Hug
    Sep30

    General Muzhenko holds talks with OSCE Chief Hug

    General of the Army of Ukraine, Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko held talks with OSCE SMM Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug. The parties discussed the issues of implementation of agreements on parties and weapons withdrawal achieved by participants of the Trilateral Contact Group during meeting in...

    EU expands quotas for Ukrainian goods
    Sep30

    EU expands quotas for Ukrainian goods

    The European Union has agreed to expand quotas for the Ukrainian exports of cereals, tomatoes, honey, fertilizers, footwear, electronic equipment, and certain metals, according to European Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom. ”I am glad to be able to bring some good news to our Ukrainian friends. Yesterday, the European Commission adopted a proposal...

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