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    Poroshenko calls on U.S., EU join his Savchenko-Sentsov List initiative
    Mar31

    Poroshenko calls on U.S., EU join his Savchenko-Sentsov List initiative

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called on the United States and the European Union to join his initiative to introduce sanctions against individuals involved in illegal actions regarding Nadia Savchenko, Oleh Sentsov and Oleksandr Kolchenko, the so-called Savchenko-Sentsov List.”The Kremlin has gone even further. At least 11 Ukrainian...

    Poroshenko says over 120 Ukrainians held in militant captivity, about 800 MIA`s
    Mar31

    Poroshenko says over 120 Ukrainians held in militant captivity, about 800 MIA`s

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko reports that over 120 Ukrainians are still held in militant captivity in Donbas, while about 800 are listed as missing in action (MIA), according to an UINIAN correspondent.”After months of negotiations, we still cannot get over 120 Ukrainians from captivity in Donbas,” he said at the forum titled ”Ukraine`s...

    Poroshenko: Real chance for Obama to mark his term with Donbas settlement
    Mar31

    Poroshenko: Real chance for Obama to mark his term with Donbas settlement

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says there is a real chance for U.S. President Barack Obama to mark his presidential term with helping Ukraine settle the Donbas conflict, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”I believe that there is a real chance for President Obama to mark his presidential term with the settlement of the conflict in...

    Poroshenko: Russia uses `escalation card` to push for its scenario
    Mar31

    Poroshenko: Russia uses `escalation card` to push for its scenario

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Russia keeps using an ”escalation card” to push for its scenario, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”Russia keeps using an escalation card whenever it wants to push for a preferred Russian scenario,” he said at the forum titled ”Ukraine`s Battle for Freedom Continues” in Washington on...

    Poroshenko says 7% of Ukraine under occupation
    Mar31

    Poroshenko says 7% of Ukraine under occupation

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that 7% of Ukraine`s territory is occupied by the combined Russian-separatist forces, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”Seven percent of Ukrainian territory is under occupation,” he said at the forum titled ”Ukraine`s Battle for Freedom Continues” in Washington on Thursday.According to Poroshenko,...

    Poroshenko: Ukrainian army`s losses in Donbas exceed U.S. military losses in Afghanistan
    Mar31

    Poroshenko: Ukrainian army`s losses in Donbas exceed U.S. military losses in Afghanistan

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that the losses of the Ukrainian army from Russian aggression in Donbas exceed U.S. military losses in Afghanistan for the last 15 years, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”Since I visited America last time, Ukraine has effectively stopped the Russian offensive. The price we have paid is striking,”...

    VOA: U.S. plans to boost military presence in Eastern Europe
    Mar31

    VOA: U.S. plans to boost military presence in Eastern Europe

    The United States plans to increase its military presence in Eastern Europe to deter Russian aggression, officials said Wednesday, according to Voice of America (VOA).The Pentagon intends to deploy an armored brigade combat team on a rotational basis next February along with a full set of equipment to NATO`s eastern borders, as part of the...

    Grenade thrown at MP Parasyuk`s car late on Wed
    Mar31

    Grenade thrown at MP Parasyuk`s car late on Wed

    A hand grenade was reportedly thrown at Member of Parliament Volodymyr Parasyuk`s car in Pechersky district in the center of Kyiv on Wednesday evening, according to MP Igor Lutsenko.”Someone has thrown a grenade at Parasyuk`s car,” Lutsenko wrote on Facebook on Wednesday evening.He later wrote that the incident looked like ”attempted murder.””The...

    Ukrenergo prepares documents to sue Russia for seized assets in Crimea
    Mar31

    Ukrenergo prepares documents to sue Russia for seized assets in Crimea

    State-run Ukrenergo, which operates Ukraine`s power grids, has prepared documents to sue Russia in international courts for the loss of assets in the occupied Crimea.”We prepared an entire package of documents and handed it over to the Justice Ministry, as in keeping with initial instructions, it was planned to be a joint lawsuit, which will be...

    German retailer Metro to split into two groups
    Mar31

    German retailer Metro to split into two groups

    Shares in German retail heavyweight Metro, which owns Saturn electrical stores, have jumped 9% to EUR 26.80 after it revealed plans to split into two companies that will be separately listed on the stock market, The Financial Times reported.The group`s current brands, which also include Metro Cash & Carry, will be divided along two lines: one...

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