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    U.S. senators call on Trump not to ease Russia sanctions
    Mar03

    U.S. senators call on Trump not to ease Russia sanctions

    On March 2, 2017, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez introduced a resolution marking three years since Russian government authorized military forces to illegally annex the Ukrainian Crimea. Sponsored by Senator Lindsey Graham, the Resolution (S.Res.78) expresses concern over Russia`s continuing aggression and Vladimir Putin`s continued illegal support to...

    Russia continues to destabilize Ukraine – Ukrainian Foreign Ministry
    Mar03

    Russia continues to destabilize Ukraine – Ukrainian Foreign Ministry

    The Russian Federation`s ongoing aggression in Ukraine continues killing Ukrainian citizens, speaker of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry Mariana Betsa wrote on Twitter. ”Ru continues to destabilize Ukraine killing our people. 116 attacks on UA positions yesterday, 1 soldier KIA, 15 WIA,” she tweeted. Earlier, Russia`s hybrid military forces...

    So-called Donetsk People`s Republic publishes list of seized Ukrainian enterprises
    Mar03

    So-called Donetsk People`s Republic publishes list of seized Ukrainian enterprises

    The so-called ”Council of Ministers” of the ”DPR” (Donetsk People`s Republic terrorist organization) has published the list of Ukrainian companies and institutions, where the so-called interim administration was introduced. Among such industrial giants, there is PJSC Yenakiieve Iron and Steel Works as well as its Makiivka Branch, Khartsyzsk Pipe...

    Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine to allocate UAH 200 mln for purchasing protective equipment for miners
    Mar03

    Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine to allocate UAH 200 mln for purchasing protective equipment for miners

    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...

    Russian military active in Crimea along admin. border with mainland Ukraine: border guards
    Mar03

    Russian military active in Crimea along admin. border with mainland Ukraine: border guards

    Over the past three days, Russian air forces boosted their activity over the occupied Crimean peninsula near the administrative border with mainland Ukraine, speaker of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine Oleh Slobodyan told 112 Ukraine TV channel. ”It is not only the air force, but also Navy helicopters constantly patrolling the Black Sea....

    Anti-corruption Bureau detained chief taxman Nasirov
    Mar03

    Anti-corruption Bureau detained chief taxman Nasirov

    An operation by the National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) is under way in Feofania, outside Kyiv, to detain Chairman of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine Roman Nasirov as part of the so-called Onyshchenko case, according to MP Serhiy Leshchenko. ”The NABU is in Feofania now to detain Nasirov. He is charged with `restructuring` for...

    Russia out of tune with Ukraine`s Eurovision show
    Mar03

    Russia out of tune with Ukraine`s Eurovision show

    Amid continuing violence in eastern Ukraine, there have been calls in Russia to boycott Kyiv`s Eurovision extravaganza in May. This week Russian MP Vitaly Milonov urged the head of Russia`s Channel One TV to pull out of the competition, BBC News reported. ”The reality is that we will be unwelcome guests in a country seized by fanatics, who dream...

    OSCE sees continued coal transportation despite of blockade of trade with Russia-occupied Donbas
    Mar03

    OSCE sees continued coal transportation despite of blockade of trade with Russia-occupied Donbas

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) has said that its observers noted coal being transported in the areas blocked by the Ukrainian activists in the zone near the demarcation line in Donbas. ”The SMM continued to monitor blockades at railway tracks, which cross the contact line. On 26 February, at the Kryvyi Torets station in...

    Process of liberalization of EU travel visa for Ukrainians probably will finish in May
    Mar03

    Process of liberalization of EU travel visa for Ukrainians probably will finish in May

    EU ambassadors on March 2, 2017, confirmed, on behalf of the Council of the European Union, the informal agreement reached on February 28, 2017, between the Maltese Presidency and the European Parliament on visa liberalization for Ukrainians. The agreement provides for visa-free travel for Ukrainian citizens when travelling to the EU for a period...

    Russia raises funeral expenses for military in 2017
    Mar03

    Russia raises funeral expenses for military in 2017

    Russia`s Defense Ministry is purchasing 49,000 state banners of the Russian Federation worth RUB 25 million (about UAH 12 million) to decorate coffins for the military, according to Gazeta.ru. In 2017, the agency plans to spend up to RUB 6.3 billion (about UAH 3 billion) for funeral services: setting up ceremonies, setting tombstones and...

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