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    Ukraine celebrates Day of Victory over Nazism in World War II
    May09

    Ukraine celebrates Day of Victory over Nazism in World War II

    At the same time, according to head of the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory Volodymyr Vyatrovich, the use of Soviet symbols is now restricted in ceremonies honoring the memory of those who perished in World War II. The memorable date was established by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on April 9, 2015, with the law On perpetuation of the...

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine May 2 – May 8, 2016
    May08

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine May 2 – May 8, 2016

    Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine) : Russia steps up terror offensive with armed raid on mosque in Occupied Crimea Ron Paul Institute (USA) : US Ambassador to Hungary: Overthrow Assad, Let in Refugees, and Fight Russia…or Else! The Jamestown Foundation (USA) : Belarus Reforms Its Elections and Commemorates Chernobyl Ron Paul...

    Counterterrorism agents to be deployed in refugee areas
    May08

    Counterterrorism agents to be deployed in refugee areas

    Following appeals of the European Commission and its member states, Europol, the European Union`s law enforcement agency, has decided to deploy counterterrorism agents in all hotspots to reinforce security checks and support the Greek and Italian authorities in the fight against smugglers, said Manuel Navarrete Paniagua, a high ranking officer of...

    Kerry to discuss Ukraine crisis with French Foreign Minister
    May08

    Kerry to discuss Ukraine crisis with French Foreign Minister

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Paris on May 9–10 to meet with French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault for bilateral discussions on a range of issues, including Syria and Ukraine, the U.S. Department of State reported.The U.S. Secretary of State will also travel to the United Kingdom on May 10–12, where he will head the U.S....

    North Korea leader Kim says will not use nuclear arms unless threatened
    May08

    North Korea leader Kim says will not use nuclear arms unless threatened

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country will not use nuclear weapons unless its sovereignty is infringed by others with nuclear arms, and is willing to normalize ties with states that have been hostile toward it, state media said on Sunday, according to Reuters. Kim also set out a five-year plan to boost economic growth, emphasizing the...

    Murderous war in Donbas unleashed by Russia ”imperial psychosis and bloody hands” – Poroshenko
    May08

    Murderous war in Donbas unleashed by Russia ”imperial psychosis and bloody hands” – Poroshenko

    Murderous war in Donbas has been unleashed by Russia`s ”imperial psychosis and bloody hands,” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said during the opening of ”Mothers of Heroes” photo exhibition in the Museum of History of Ukraine in World War II in Kyiv, according to an UNIAN correspondent.Poroshenko said for him as the president it ”is...

    The Economist compares crony capitalism in the world
    May08

    The Economist compares crony capitalism in the world

    Political connections have always greased the wheels of commerce, but for the past 20 years, from Malaysia to Mexico, crony capitalists – individuals who earn their riches thanks to their chumminess with government – have had a golden era, The Economist English-language weekly newspaper reported. Worldwide, the worth of billionaires in crony...

    Ukraine celebrates Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation
    May08

    Ukraine celebrates Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation

    On May 8, Ukraine marks the Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation, which pays tribute to victims of the 1939-1945 World War II, according to Ukraine Today.The date coincides with Allies` acceptance of Nazi Germany`s surrender on May 8 in 1945, and this event is usually regarded as a symbolic victory over Nazism, Ukraine Today writes.The memorial...

    Russian-backed militants continue to violate truce agreement
    May08

    Russian-backed militants continue to violate truce agreement

    Russian proxies continue to violate the truce agreement, having attacked Ukrainian forces 12 times in the past day, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters.”In the evening, illegal armed groups fired rocket-propelled grenades, heavy machine guns and small arms on our strong points near Avdiyivka several...

    Canada to lift sanctions on Belarus
    May08

    Canada to lift sanctions on Belarus

    Pursuant to the Government of Canada`s commitment to diplomatic re-engagement with the international community, and in response to recent positive developments in Belarus, Global Affairs Canada will initiate the regulatory process to lift sanctions against Belarus that have been in place since December 14, 2006, according to a posting on the...

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