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    EU calls to undo the trade blockade of Russian-occupied Donbas
    Feb16

    EU calls to undo the trade blockade of Russian-occupied Donbas

    The European Union has called for ceasing a railway blockade in Donbas, which Brussels believes may trigger an energy crisis in Ukraine, affecting civilian population on both sides of the contact line, according to the EU spokesman`s comment to an UNIAN correspondent. ”The blockade of railway connections between the areas under the control of the...

    Experts name ”hot” trends in Russia`s fake news against Ukraine
    Feb16

    Experts name ”hot” trends in Russia`s fake news against Ukraine

    Disinformation and propaganda have become a serious problem for Ukraine since the start of a hybrid war with Russia, according to the representative of Ukraine`s StopFake.org, Ruslan Deynichenko, Novoye Vremya reports. Moreover, Russian media have deliberately refused from creating high-profile stories, the ”crucified boy”-type, choosing to...

    Ukraine`s envoy to Council of Europe points at problems with Trump-Putin ”grand bargain”
    Feb16

    Ukraine`s envoy to Council of Europe points at problems with Trump-Putin ”grand bargain”

    U.S. President Donald Trump wants to improve relations with Russia, while Moscow is in a great relationship the America`s major adversaries, according to Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the Council of Europe Dmytro Kuleba, the Novoe Vremya weekly reported. As Donald Trump said he sincerely wished to seal a ”good deal” with Vladimir Putin,...

    Ukrainian Government not to raise retirement age – Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine
    Feb16

    Ukrainian Government not to raise retirement age – Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine

    Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Rozenko says the question of raising the retirement age in Ukraine has been withdrawn from the agenda of the government and the IMF, Espreso.TV reports. ”The government has withdrawn the retirement age issue for now, clearly stating its position. It will not make any proposals to increase the retirement age...

    India top buyer of Ukrainian wheat this season
    Feb16

    India top buyer of Ukrainian wheat this season

    Ukraine`s January wheat exports fell by around 14% to 1.2 million tonnes and most of it went to India, UkrAgroConsult reported on Wednesday. India, a major importer of Ukrainian wheat this season, consumed 780,000 tonnes or 64% of Ukraine`s wheat exports last month, according to UkrAgroConsult. ”Taking into account wheat cargoes intended for...

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in all sectors in Donbas in the past 24 hours
    Feb15

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in all sectors in Donbas in the past 24 hours

    Russian troops launched 52 attacks on Ukrainian territory in Donbas over the past day, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, Russian troops’ attacks took place in Pavlopil-Shyrokyne area the most. They used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small...

    U.S. President expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine but Kremlin states that this is impossible and Crimea won’t be returned
    Feb15

    U.S. President expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine but Kremlin states that this is impossible and Crimea won’t be returned

    The U.S. President Donald Trump made it clear he expects the Russian Federation to return illegally annexed in 2014 Crimea to Ukraine and reduce violence in Ukraine, the White House spokesman Sean Spicer said at the official daily news briefing on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. “President Trump has made it very clear that he expects the...

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions 139 times using heavy armor in all sectors in Donbas in the past 48 hours
    Feb14

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions 139 times using heavy armor in all sectors in Donbas in the past 48 hours

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 72 times in the last day, 1 WIA in last day, 1 Ukrainian soldier is wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Donetsk sector, Russian troops shelled 122mm artillery systems on the village of Pisky, 120mm and 82mm mortars on...

    UN and the Council of Europe call Ukraine not to adopt the law on occupied territories and take responsibility for the safety and lives of people in the territories occupied by Russia
    Feb13

    UN and the Council of Europe call Ukraine not to adopt the law on occupied territories and take responsibility for the safety and lives of people in the territories occupied by Russia

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Council of Europe, and Charity Foundation “The Right to Defense” call not to adopt the draft law №3593-d “On the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine”, according to the Ministry of temporarily occupied territories and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Ukraine. The...

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine 6.02.– 12.02.2017
    Feb13

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine 6.02.– 12.02.2017

    Geopolitical Futures (USA) : Watch List Findings: Feb. 11, 2017 - 11 February 2017, 12:56 Russia Direct (Russia) : The curious case of a Russian blogger that shook the post-Soviet space - 11 February 2017, 01:40 Hoover Institution (USA) : It’s Time For Trump To Call Ukraine’s ‘Pro-Russian Rebels’ What They Are: Russian Invaders - 10 February...

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