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    Number of hostages in occupied Donbas grows to 127 – Ukraine`s representative in Minsk process
    Apr28

    Number of hostages in occupied Donbas grows to 127 – Ukraine`s representative in Minsk process

    Ukraine`s representative in the humanitarian subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group on the peaceful settlement of the Donbas crisis, MP Iryna Gerashchenko says that the number of Ukrainian hostages in Russian-occupied Donbas has increased to 127 people. She gave the update on Facebook on Thursday while commenting on a meeting with Director...

    $1.5 bln confiscated from accounts of Yanukovych and Co. – National Security and Defense Council
    Apr28

    $1.5 bln confiscated from accounts of Yanukovych and Co. – National Security and Defense Council

    The court`s decision to transfer to the state budget of Ukraine $1.5 billion, arrested in the accounts of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and his entourage, came into force today, April 28, the press service of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine reported with reference to the joint statement by NSDC Secretary...

    Russian navy ship sinks off Turkey`s Black Sea coast after collision with cargo vessel – media
    Apr28

    Russian navy ship sinks off Turkey`s Black Sea coast after collision with cargo vessel – media

    Russian navy ship crashed with a freighter carrying livestock off Turkey`s Black Sea coast near the Bosporus on Thursday, April 27, according to Daily Sabah Turkey. The Togo-flagged cargo ship Youzarsif H. collided with the Russian intelligence vessel ”Liman” some 18 miles north of the town of Kilyos in Istanbul`s Sar?yer district due to heavy...

    EU launches EUR 6 mln project: “Model police stations” in 20 Ukrainian districts
    Apr28

    EU launches EUR 6 mln project: “Model police stations” in 20 Ukrainian districts

    The EU on Thursday launched a EUR 6 million project with the name `Support to Police Reform in Ukraine” (SPRU), which will strengthen community policing in 20 police districts in mid-sized towns in Kyiv, Kharkiv and Lviv regions and support the reform of public order policing in Ukraine, according to the Press and Public Information Office of the...

    About 1,500 Russian soldiers killed in Donbas since spring 2014 – Russian NGO
    Apr28

    About 1,500 Russian soldiers killed in Donbas since spring 2014 – Russian NGO

    Chairperson of NGO Union of the Committees of Soldiers` Mothers of Russia Valentina Melnikova estimates that at least 1,500 Russian servicemen have been killed in Donbas, the east of Ukraine, since spring 2014, according to TV Channel 112 Ukraine. ”There aren`t any exact numbers – we`ve got general estimates,” she told Channel 112. ”Unlike...

    Flynn hid $33,000 Russian payday from feds – The Daily Beast
    Apr28

    Flynn hid $33,000 Russian payday from feds – The Daily Beast

    Documents released by the House Oversight Committee show that the Defense Intelligence Agency, which Flynn directed before joining the White House in January, has no record of him disclosing a $33,750 payment from state-sponsored Russian broadcaster Russia Today, according to The Daily Beast. Flynn traveled to Moscow in December 2015 to give an...

    Ukraine includes video with Crimea landscapes in Eurovision 2017 promo clip. Video
    Apr28

    Ukraine includes video with Crimea landscapes in Eurovision 2017 promo clip. Video

    A special promo video clip about Ukraine was released ahead of the Eurovision-2017 International Song Contest, titled ”Come to Ukraine to Celebrate Diversity.” The video shows sights from Kyiv, Carpathian Mountains, and Crimean peninsula. The musical theme is based on Shakira`s song featured in Zootropolis, with its adaptation performed by Nastya...

    PACE passes no-confidence vote against President Agramunt over Syria visit with Russians
    Apr28

    PACE passes no-confidence vote against President Agramunt over Syria visit with Russians

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), following an open debate on a notorious Syria visit on Russian invitation of PACE President Pedro Agramunt, deprived him of the right to represent the Assembly, head of the Ukrainian delegation Volodymyr Ariev wrote on Facebook on Friday, April 28. ”PACE President Agramunt failed to...

    Estonia says Russia may put troops in Belarus to challenge NATO
    Apr28

    Estonia says Russia may put troops in Belarus to challenge NATO

    Estonia`s defense minister said on Thursday that Russia may use large-scale military exercises to move thousands of troops permanently into Belarus later this year in a warning to NATO, according to Reuters. Russia and Belarus aim to hold joint war games in September that some North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies believe could number more...

    Ukrainian Foreign Ministry calls provocation move to take down monument to UPA fighters in Poland
    Apr27

    Ukrainian Foreign Ministry calls provocation move to take down monument to UPA fighters in Poland

    Kyiv is outraged by the taking down of the monument set up 23 years ago in honor of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) in the cemetery of the village of Hruszowice near the city of Przemysl, Poland. Such actions are deemed a provocation on the eve of the marking of the 70th anniversary of the Operation Vistula criminal act, the Ukrainian Foreign...

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