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    U.S. Navy must expand activity in Europe to address Russia`s behavior: U.S. Congressman
    Apr14

    U.S. Navy must expand activity in Europe to address Russia`s behavior: U.S. Congressman

    The U.S. should strengthen the presence of its Navy in Europe in the wake of recent provocations by Russian air forces in the Baltic Sea and its overall ”international behavior,” said U.S. Congressman Randy Forbes.”The Russian regime has shown itself to be a thuggish, authoritarian detriment to the liberty of its own people and the peace and...

    Apr 14 marks two years of Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas (infographics by Ukraine Today)
    Apr14

    Apr 14 marks two years of Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas (infographics by Ukraine Today)

    Two years ago, on April 14, 2014, Oleksandr Turchynov approved the decision of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) to conduct an Anti-Terrorist Operation in eastern Ukraine.”I am ordering to enact the decision of the NSDC of April 13 ”On urgent measures to address the threat of terrorism and preserve territorial integrity of...

    Parubiy appointed Rada Speaker
    Apr14

    Parubiy appointed Rada Speaker

    Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has supported the appointment of the current first vice-speaker of parliament Andriy Parubiy to the post of the Rada Speaker.According to UNIAN,  284 deputies out of 359 MPs registered in the session hall voted for this move.At the same time, representatives of the Opposition Bloc, Vidrodzhennia group, as well as the...

    U.S. to provide $50mln to support Ukraine National Guard, State Border Guard Service
    Apr14

    U.S. to provide $50mln to support Ukraine National Guard, State Border Guard Service

    U.S. is ready to provide $50 million to support the National Guard and the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry`s Communications Department reported citing Michael Carpenter, the U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense with responsibility for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia.The funds will be allocated for the...

    ”Secrecy, hard coaching:” Russians get prepared for Q&A marathon with Putin
    Apr14

    ”Secrecy, hard coaching:” Russians get prepared for Q&A marathon with Putin

    The televised question-and-answer marathon, known as Direct Line with Russian President Vladimir Putin, will be held at Gostinny Dvor near the Kremlin on Thursday.The Direct Line will be broadcast by Russia`s TV Channel One, Rossiya 1, Rossiya 24, radio stations Mayak, Vesti FM and Radio Rossii. Sign language interpretation will be available at...

    Rada dismisses Yatsenyuk, appoints Groysman Prime Minister
    Apr14

    Rada dismisses Yatsenyuk, appoints Groysman Prime Minister

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Thursday appointed Parliament Speaker Volodymyr Groysman to the post of Prime Minister of Ukraine, having dismissed from this post Arseniy Yatsenyuk, according to an UaPosition correspondent.As UaPosition reported earlier, Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Sunday announced his resignation, which was to be authorized by...

    Poroshenko asks Rada to approve Groysman as PM, new govt
    Apr14

    Poroshenko asks Rada to approve Groysman as PM, new govt

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has asked the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to approve Rada Speaker Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister and a new government as soon as possible.”We will have a politically responsible government, and this responsibility will be taken by two political forces that have formed a new coalition, as well as...

    Yatsenyuk urges MPs to support his resignation, leaves Rada session hall
    Apr14

    Yatsenyuk urges MPs to support his resignation, leaves Rada session hall

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Thursday asked the Parliament to support his resignation, according to an UaPosition correspondent reporting from the Verkhovna Rada.”Together we have done a lot for our country and our people. I am asking the Parliament to support my resignation, but we need to move forward. I am asking you to accept...

    Kremlin suppresses opponents of Crimea annexation: U.S. Department of State
    Apr14

    Kremlin suppresses opponents of Crimea annexation: U.S. Department of State

    The U.S. Department of State on April 13 presented its Report on Human Rights Practices for 2015, stating that the Kremlin suppresses the rights of opponents of Crimea`s annexation and those who speak up against Donbas militants.”Individuals and organizations that professed support for the government of Ukraine or opposed the Russian government`s...

    Ukraine, EU agree on further liberalization of quotas, duties
    Apr14

    Ukraine, EU agree on further liberalization of quotas, duties

    Ukraine and the European Union have agreed on further liberalization of quotas and duties, as well as favoring government interaction and business contracts, Ukraine Trade Representative Nataliya Mykolska wrote on Twitter, commenting on the first meeting of the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee held in Kyiv on April 12-13.”As agreed...

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