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    Russian military active in Crimea along admin. border with mainland Ukraine: border guards
    Mar03

    Russian military active in Crimea along admin. border with mainland Ukraine: border guards

    Over the past three days, Russian air forces boosted their activity over the occupied Crimean peninsula near the administrative border with mainland Ukraine, speaker of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine Oleh Slobodyan told 112 Ukraine TV channel. ”It is not only the air force, but also Navy helicopters constantly patrolling the Black Sea....

    EU extends sanctions against Yanukovych, his allies for another year
    Mar02

    EU extends sanctions against Yanukovych, his allies for another year

    EU ambassadors on March 2, 2017, decided to extend sanctions against fugitive ex-president of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and his allies for another 12 months. ”The decision was taken against 15 individuals,” the Council of the EU told UNIAN`s correspondent in Brussels following a meeting on Thursday. The decision should be endorsed by the Council...

    Russia bombed U.S.-backed fighters in Syria
    Mar02

    Russia bombed U.S.-backed fighters in Syria

    Russian and Syrian aircraft bombed positions held by the U.S.-backed Syrian Arab Coalition near the Syrian town of al Bab on Tuesday, inflicting casualties, the top U.S. commander in Iraq said on Wednesday, according to Reuters. ”Yesterday [February 28] , we had some Russian aircraft and (Syrian) regime aircraft bomb some villages that I believe...

    Russia snap checks combat readiness in Crimea, North Caucasus: some 3,000 troops put on alert
    Mar02

    Russia snap checks combat readiness in Crimea, North Caucasus: some 3,000 troops put on alert

    The drills involve over 1,000 pieces of armament, military and special hardware, the press office of Russia`s Southern Military District told TASS on Thursday. ”Pursuant to a decision by Southern Military District Commander Colonel-General Alexander Dvornikov, military units and formations stationed in Karachay-Cherkessia, the Chechen Republic,...

    Ukraine Justice Ministry says Ukraine expects International Court of Justice to prohibit Russia from financing terrorism in Donbas
    Mar02

    Ukraine Justice Ministry says Ukraine expects International Court of Justice to prohibit Russia from financing terrorism in Donbas

    Ukrainian Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko has said Ukraine expects the International Court of Justice to prohibit Russia from financing terrorism in eastern Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”It will be interesting and challenging hearing. But I am sure that we have a very strong position, the truth will see triumph and we will win,”...

    Deputy Head of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis warns Ukraine against abandoning annexed Crimea
    Mar01

    Deputy Head of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis warns Ukraine against abandoning annexed Crimea

    Three years after the annexation of the Crimean peninsula Hromadske`s Nataliya Gumenyuk spoke with Ilmi Umerov, Deputy Head of the Mejlis, who had been detained by the Russian authorities and charged with membership in Hizb-Ut Tahrir terrorist organization. ”The actions of the occupying power have taken a new form lately,” Umerov said, answering...

    Johnson says Britain fully support Ukraine in its fight against Russian aggression
    Mar01

    Johnson says Britain fully support Ukraine in its fight against Russian aggression

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has wrote on Twitter that Britain and Poland fully support Ukraine in its fight against Russian aggression. ”In Kyiv on joint visit with Polish FM #Waszczykowski to show Ukraine we are 100% behind them against Russian aggression,” he tweeted. On March 1, Foreign Ministers of Britain and Poland Boris Johnson...

    Hacked correspondence shows Kremlin`s efforts to promote ”Russian world” in Poland by funding radicals
    Mar01

    Hacked correspondence shows Kremlin`s efforts to promote ”Russian world” in Poland by funding radicals

    Ukrainian ”hacktivists” have gained access to the correspondence of one of the Kremlin`s coordinators Alexander Usovsky, who had been promoting the ideas of the ”Russian world” in Poland. According to the leaked data, back in 2014, Usovsky pitched his ideas to promote ”Russian world” to the team of the Russian oligarch Konstantin Malofeev, who is...

    Russia must be sat down at negotiating table to discuss its pullback from Crimea – Chubarov
    Mar01

    Russia must be sat down at negotiating table to discuss its pullback from Crimea – Chubarov

    Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, Member of Parliament of Ukraine Refat Chubarov says Russia must be forced to sit down at the negotiating table to discuss its withdrawal from the Crimean peninsula, according to Censor.net. ”We should not waste time in creating an international platform for the de-occupation of Crimea and the...

    Russia warns about ”possibility of new tragedies” if U.S. supplies lethal weapon to Ukraine
    Feb28

    Russia warns about ”possibility of new tragedies” if U.S. supplies lethal weapon to Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Ministry has stated the possibility of ”new tragedies” in case Washington moves to supply lethal aid to Ukraine, according to an UNIAN news agency correspondent in Russia citing Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying. The Russian side will ”explain” to the new U.S. administration ”the history and status of the conflict...

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