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    Putin`s press secretary Dmitry Peskov pays secret visit to occupied Luhansk
    Mar28

    Putin`s press secretary Dmitry Peskov pays secret visit to occupied Luhansk

    On March 27, Vladimir Putin`s press secretary Dmitry Peskov has reportedly arrived on a secret visit to the militant stronghold of Luhansk, OstroV online news outlet reported citing its source in Ukrainian intelligence community. The purpose of the visit has not been verified, OstroV writes. One of the possible versions is a potential change in...

    U.S., Britain, France, others skip nuclear weapons ban treaty talks
    Mar28

    U.S., Britain, France, others skip nuclear weapons ban treaty talks

    Almost 40 countries, including the United States, Britain, and France, chose not to join talks on a nuclear weapons ban treaty at the United Nations Monday, Reuters reported. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley told reporters the countries skipping the negotiations are instead committed to the Non-Proliferation Treaty, which entered into force in 1970...

    All Georgians to enjoy visa-free travel across EU, even those living in Russia-occupied Abkhazia and South Ossetia
    Mar28

    All Georgians to enjoy visa-free travel across EU, even those living in Russia-occupied Abkhazia and South Ossetia

    As a visa-free regime has been launched in the European Union for Georgia March 28, Georgian citizens living in the occupied territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia are also eligible for unhindered travel to the EU, according to Georgian Foreign Minister Mikhail Dzhanelidze, Georgia Online reports. ”It is especially important that all benefits...

    Chornobyl 2: conflict in the eastern Ukraine can cause to chemical disaster, warn experts
    Mar28

    Chornobyl 2: conflict in the eastern Ukraine can cause to chemical disaster, warn experts

    A whole host of experts on eastern Europe have lined up to warn that the conflict in the eastern Ukraine could spark a widespread chemical disaster if industrial storage units of chlorine gas are damaged and the contents released into the environment, according to express.co.uk. The threat is not just hypothetical. On February 24 a stray...

    MFA Ukraine updates forecast for tourist visa-free travel across EU
    Mar28

    MFA Ukraine updates forecast for tourist visa-free travel across EU

    The Ukrainian foreign ministry predicts the introduction by the European Union of a tourist visa-free travel for Ukrainians before the beginning of the summer, as stated in the message by the ministry`s department of consular service via Twitter. ”From March 28, Georgian citizens will travel to EU countries without visas, and before the summer,...

    Trump son-in-law met executives of sanctioned Russian bank, will testify
    Mar28

    Trump son-in-law met executives of sanctioned Russian bank, will testify

    A Russian bank under Western economic sanctions over Russia`s incursion into Ukraine disclosed on Monday that its executives had met Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump`s son-in-law and a top White House adviser, in December, Reuters reports. A U.S. Senate committee investigating suspected Russian interference in the election wants to interview...

    Escalation in Donbas: 169 Russian shellings, 3 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 16 wounded in past 48 hours
    Mar27

    Escalation in Donbas: 169 Russian shellings, 3 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 16 wounded in past 48 hours

    The situation in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation has become more intense as Russian-terrorist forces have attacked 88 times the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the past day, according to the ATO Headquarters. The shelling was most intensive on the Mariupol line, the ATO HA wrote on Facebook. View map in full size The...

    OSCE`s drone in Donbas comes under small-arms fire on Sunday
    Mar27

    OSCE`s drone in Donbas comes under small-arms fire on Sunday

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has reported that its drone came under small-arms fire after an SMM patrol of four mission members in two armored vehicles stopped 500 meters north-east of government-controlled Orikhove-Donetske (44km north-west of Luhansk) to launch it on Sunday, March 26. ”At about 13:10, a couple minutes...

    GUAM member states one step closer to free trade
    Mar27

    GUAM member states one step closer to free trade

    During a summit in Kyiv, Representatives of GUAM (Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Moldova) signed a protocol to the free trade agreement on the creation of a joint coordination body within the treaty`s framework. A protocol on the recognition of certain types of customs procedures in respect of goods and vehicles moving across state borders of GUAM...

    Russia implementing ”Transnistrian scenario” in Donbas – Ukraine`s presidential staff
    Mar27

    Russia implementing ”Transnistrian scenario” in Donbas – Ukraine`s presidential staff

    Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine Kostyantyn Yeliseiev believes Russia is now implementing the so-called ”Transnistrian scenario” in the occupied Donbas, at the same time not being interested in ending the hostilities, Segodnia reports. ”Moscow is actually implementing the so-called Transnistrian scenario. But unlike...

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