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    UNSC reaffirms its position on Ukraine`s territorial integrity, except for Russia –Yelchenko
    Aug12

    UNSC reaffirms its position on Ukraine`s territorial integrity, except for Russia –Yelchenko

    Volodymyr Yelchenko, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations, says Ukraine has expressed its thanks to members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), except the Russian Federation, for their support of Ukraine`s territorial integrity. The Security Council members have reaffirmed their strong position regarding the...

    Russia stalls Normandy talks until ”positive steps” by Kyiv
    Aug11

    Russia stalls Normandy talks until ”positive steps” by Kyiv

    Russia says it makes little sense to hold Normandy format meetings until it sees real positive steps from Kyiv, the Foreign Ministry of Russia said in its statement. ”As President Vladimir Putin noted on August 10, given the current situation and until we see real positive steps from Kyiv, like renouncing terror and provocations, it makes little...

    Ukrainian law enforcers block ISIS channels used to smuggle militants
    Aug11

    Ukrainian law enforcers block ISIS channels used to smuggle militants

    Ukraine`s Security Service (SBU) jointly with prosecutors, the police and the Migration Service have succeeded in blocking several transit routes used by Islamic State terrorist organization to smuggle militants through Ukraine`s territory, according to the SBU press service. Special service officers in Kharkiv have found a private apartment that...

    NATO comments on events in Crimea
    Aug11

    NATO comments on events in Crimea

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization has said it has been monitoring with concern a rise in tensions between Russia and Ukraine and urges Moscow to work towards de-escalation of the situation, an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels reported referring to NATO statement. ”We are monitoring closely and with concern the heightened tensions between...

    Ukraine conquering Asian markets
    Aug11

    Ukraine conquering Asian markets

    The Ukrainian Ministry for Economic Development and Trade reports Ukraine has been actively conquering new Asian markets, including those of China and Vietnam. ”As of today, our trade is mainly limited to the supply of farm produce. But exports of value-added goods are much more interesting for us, and we`re now engaged in this activity – the...

    UN Security Council holds closed meeting on Crimea
    Aug11

    UN Security Council holds closed meeting on Crimea

    The Security Council of the United Nations has convened for a closed meeting to discuss Russia`s provocations in Crimea, Chairman of the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko reported on Twitter. ”It has already started!” Yelchenko wrote. The Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the UN also said that ”during the...

    Ukrainian food exports to EU grow by almost 70% since start of year
    Aug11

    Ukrainian food exports to EU grow by almost 70% since start of year

    First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development and Trade Stepan Kubiv says Ukrainian foods exports to the European Union (EU) have increased by 68% since the beginning of the current year when the free trade area was launched. In general, Ukrainian exports have grown by 7%, he told UNIAN in an exclusive interview. ”Ukrainian...

    EU issues statement concerning events in Crimea
    Aug11

    EU issues statement concerning events in Crimea

    The European Union states there has been no independent confirmation of the claims made by the Russian authorities regarding Ukraine`s involvement in the events in Crimea, an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels reported referring to a statement of Maja Kocijancic, the spokesperson for the European External Action Service. ”We have heard the claims by...

    President of Ukraine orders units near border with Crimea, Donbas to be placed on high alert
    Aug11

    President of Ukraine orders units near border with Crimea, Donbas to be placed on high alert

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has instructed all units near the administrative border with Crimea and Donbas to be put on high alert. ”I held a meeting with the leadership of the security forces and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,” Poroshenko wrote on Twitter. ”I ordered all units near the administrative border with Crimea and along the...

    Ukraine border guards recommend not traveling to occupied Crimea after FSB provocation
    Aug11

    Ukraine border guards recommend not traveling to occupied Crimea after FSB provocation

    The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine recommends not traveling to the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea due to the tense situation on the peninsula, which has been escalated by the Russian occupiers, Ukrainian Border Guard Service press secretary Oleh Slobodyan said at a briefing on Thursday, a UNIAN correspondent reported. ”Taking...

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