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    Dutch opposition urges govt to honor EU-Ukraine ”No” vote
    Apr14

    Dutch opposition urges govt to honor EU-Ukraine ”No” vote

    Most Dutch opposition parties called on the government on Wednesday to respect the outcome of a non-binding referendum rejecting a treaty between the European Union and Ukraine, according to Reuters.In an April 6 referendum, nearly two-thirds of Dutch voters said ”No” to the EU`s association treaty on closer political, military and trade...

    Turkey ready to sign FTA with Ukraine, excluding agriculture
    Apr14

    Turkey ready to sign FTA with Ukraine, excluding agriculture

    Turkey is ready to sign an agreement on a free trade zone with Ukraine, but wants to exclude an agricultural section from it, said Turkey`s Ambassador to Ukraine Yonet C. Tezel, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”We are ready to sign the agreement, but we do not want to include an agricultural section,” the Ambassador said during public...

    Rada registers motion to appoint Groysman PM
    Apr14

    Rada registers motion to appoint Groysman PM

    The Verkhovna Rada has registered a draft law on the appointment of Rada Chairman Volodymyr Groysman Prime Minister of Ukraine.Relevant bill No. 4420 of April 14, 2016 is published on the official website of the Verkhovna Rada.Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was a subject of legislative initiative.As UaPosition reported earlier, Arseniy...

    Chubarov calls for extraordinary UN Security Council meeting as Mejlis banned
    Apr14

    Chubarov calls for extraordinary UN Security Council meeting as Mejlis banned

    Refat Chubarov, leader of the representative body of the Crimean Tatar people, the Mejlis, believes Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has to call for an extraordinary meeting of the UN Security Council and the EU`s executive arm, to forestall the threat of direct reprisals by Russia against the indigenous people of Crimea.”I presume that the...

    Chubarov calls for extraordinary UN Security Council meeting as Mejlis banned
    Apr14

    Chubarov calls for extraordinary UN Security Council meeting as Mejlis banned

    Refat Chubarov, leader of the representative body of the Crimean Tatar people, the Mejlis, believes Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has to call for an extraordinary meeting of the UN Security Council and the EU`s executive arm, to forestall the threat of direct reprisals by Russia against the indigenous people of Crimea.”I presume that the...

    OSCE reports ”Cargo 200” van heading from Donbas for Russia
    Apr14

    OSCE reports ”Cargo 200” van heading from Donbas for Russia

    The OSCE Observer Mission at the Russian checkpoints of Gukovo and Donetsk has reported its observers on April 6 saw a ”Cargo 200” van heading for Russia.”On April 6 at 20:08hrs the OT [Observer Team] observed a van registered in Ukraine which arrived at the BCP [Border Crossing Points] from Ukraine and crossed into the Russian Federation. There...

    VOA: U.S. Senator says Russia policy needs to be tougher
    Apr14

    VOA: U.S. Senator says Russia policy needs to be tougher

    In what could be a preview of the kind of foreign policy debates that will feature in the U.S. presidential race later this year, a senior Republican member of the Senate`s Foreign Relations Committee has strongly criticized the Obama administration`s policy toward Russia, according to Voice of America (VOA).In an interview with VOA`s Georgian...

    Four of eight wounded Ukrainian soldiers in critical condition– doctor
    Apr13

    Four of eight wounded Ukrainian soldiers in critical condition– doctor

    Chief Physician of Dnipropetrovsk Regional Mechnikov Clinical Hospital Serhiy Ryzhenko says that four out of eight wounded Ukrainian soldiers who have been taken to Dnipropetrovsk hospitals in the past 24 hours are in a critical condition, according to Radio Free Europe /Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).One of the soldiers was rushed to the Ukrainian...

    Reuters: Russia jets make ”simulated attack” passes near U.S. destroyer – U.S.
    Apr13

    Reuters: Russia jets make ”simulated attack” passes near U.S. destroyer – U.S.

    Two Russian warplanes with no visible weaponry flew simulated attack passes near a U.S. guided missile destroyer in the Baltic Sea on Tuesday, a U.S. official said, describing it as one of the most aggressive interactions in recent memory, according to Reuters.The repeated flights by the Sukhoi SU-24 warplanes, which also flew near the ship a day...

    Reuters: Russia jets make ”simulated attack” passes near U.S. destroyer – U.S.
    Apr13

    Reuters: Russia jets make ”simulated attack” passes near U.S. destroyer – U.S.

    Two Russian warplanes with no visible weaponry flew simulated attack passes near a U.S. guided missile destroyer in the Baltic Sea on Tuesday, a U.S. official said, describing it as one of the most aggressive interactions in recent memory, according to Reuters.The repeated flights by the Sukhoi SU-24 warplanes, which also flew near the ship a day...

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