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    Trump administration to propose `dramatic reductions` in foreign aid
    Mar05

    Trump administration to propose `dramatic reductions` in foreign aid

    The White House budget director confirmed Saturday that the Trump administration will propose ”fairly dramatic reductions” in the U.S. foreign aid budget later this month, according to Fox News. Reuters and other news outlets reported earlier this week that the administration plans to propose to Congress cuts in the budgets for the U.S. State...

    Portugal recognizes Ukraine Holodomor (Famine Genocide) in 1932-1933 as genocide
    Mar04

    Portugal recognizes Ukraine Holodomor (Famine Genocide) in 1932-1933 as genocide

    The Portuguese parliament has recognized the Holodomor in Ukraine in 1932-1933 as genocide, according to the Ukrainian Diaspora`s media portal VIDIA. The document, which was adopted on March 2, 2017, condemns the Holodomor in Ukraine in 1932-1933 and recognizes it as genocide committed by Joseph ”Stalin`s totalitarian communist regime, which...

    SBU eliminates scheme of withdrawing capital into offshore companies
    Mar04

    SBU eliminates scheme of withdrawing capital into offshore companies

    Kyiv law enforcers have revealed the illegal scheme of withdrawing a considerable sum of money into offshore companies, according to the SBU Security Service of Ukraine. ”Perpetrators, using controlled dummy exporting companies, concluded export contracts with affiliated non-resident companies, without reporting transactions in their tax...

    Two homes damaged by Russian shelling in Avdiyivka – police
    Mar04

    Two homes damaged by Russian shelling in Avdiyivka – police

    As a result of shelling by Russian-backed militants, two private homes suffered direct hits in an old part of the town of Avdiyivka in Donetsk region at about 20:00 on February 3, according to Pokrovsky police department of Donetsk region. ”House No. 2 on Sportyvna Street suffered direct hit due to shelling, while shrapnel damaged the facade and...

    Germany warns Ukraine over corruption
    Mar04

    Germany warns Ukraine over corruption

    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel in Ukraine on Friday urged lawmakers to battle endemic corruption, tying the issue to the country`s economic development and conflict with Russian-backed separatists, according to Deutsche Welle (DW). ”It is an important task in your land to ensure the reform process is successful,” Gabriel told a group of...

    EU believes in Minsk agreements implementation, no UN peacekeepers for Donbas
    Mar04

    EU believes in Minsk agreements implementation, no UN peacekeepers for Donbas

    A European Union spokesperson for foreign affairs has declined to comment on an idea of sending a UN peacekeeping mission to Donbas, according to the Ukrainian news portal Yevropeiska Pravda. Asked by a German journalist at a daily briefing in Brussels on Friday whether UN peacekeepers could be sent to the east of Ukraine, she said: ”I would...

    So-called Luhansk People`s Republic discusses change of ”leadership,” recognition by Russia – MP Tymchuk
    Mar04

    So-called Luhansk People`s Republic discusses change of ”leadership,” recognition by Russia – MP Tymchuk

    The leaders of the so-called Luhansk People`s Republic (”LPR”) have launched confidential discussions regarding a reshufle in ”the republic`s leadership” in the occupied territory of Luhansk region. This is the first step toward Russia`s recognition of the ”republic” with the prospect of LPR`s further accession to the Russian Federation, MP...

    Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine to allocate UAH 200 mln for purchasing protective equipment for miners after explosion in Lviv region
    Mar04

    Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine to allocate UAH 200 mln for purchasing protective equipment for miners after explosion in Lviv region

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine will allocate UAH 200 million for the purchase of personal protective gear for miners working at Ukrainian mines. The relevant decision was announced by Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman after visiting mine No. 10 Stepova of JSC Lvivvuhillia in the village of Hlukhiv in Lviv region`s Sokalskiy...

    Ukraine, Belarus sign agreements on joint emergency prevention, response
    Mar04

    Ukraine, Belarus sign agreements on joint emergency prevention, response

    The State Emergency Service of Ukraine and Belarus` Emergencies Ministry signed a package of documents on cooperation, BelTA has learned. The documents were signed by the heads of the emergencies agencies of the two countries Mykola Chechetkin and Vladimir Vashchenko, according to BelTa. In particular, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the...

    Kremlin on possible recognition of ”LPR”/”DPR”: President to determine foreign policy
    Mar03

    Kremlin on possible recognition of ”LPR”/”DPR”: President to determine foreign policy

    The Kremlin says the President of the Russian Federation is the only person who determines foreign policy, Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov said in response to a request of an UNIAN correspondent to comment on the statements by Chairman of the Duma Committee on CIS Affairs on possible Russia`s recognition of occupied Donbas...

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