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    Russia`s war against Ukraine step in preparation for ”big war” – National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine
    Feb23

    Russia`s war against Ukraine step in preparation for ”big war” – National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine

    Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov believes that Russia`s war against Ukraine is an important step in its preparation for the ”big war,” an UNIAN news agency correspondent reported from an operational meeting with commanders of Ukrainian armed forces, combat units and formations February 22....

    ”No time for freelancing” in Ukraine-Russia settlement behind Kyiv back
    Feb23

    ”No time for freelancing” in Ukraine-Russia settlement behind Kyiv back

    The latest Russia-related questions President Trump urgently needs to address involve the president`s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, and his work with an obscure Ukrainian opposition legislator and a Russian-born New Yorker who has done business deals with Mr. Trump, reads the New York Times editorial titled ”Ukraine and the Shadowy Freelancers”...

    Russia resorts to political pressure, blackmail, military provocations – Ukraine`s Envoy to UN
    Feb23

    Russia resorts to political pressure, blackmail, military provocations – Ukraine`s Envoy to UN

    Russia`s ongoing aggression against Ukraine and its severe consequences remain among the top threats to the European security, Ukraine`s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko said, addressing the UN Security Council meeting in New York on Austria`s OSCE chairmanship February 22. ”Instead of full and good-faith...

    Russia`s attempts to destabilize Ukraine among most serious challenges facing Europe – U.S. Envoy to UN
    Feb22

    Russia`s attempts to destabilize Ukraine among most serious challenges facing Europe – U.S. Envoy to UN

    Greater cooperation with Russia cannot come at the expense of the security of Washington`s European friends and allies, according to the U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, who addressed the UN Security Council Tuesday, according to RFE/RL. Speaking to the UN Security Council during a debate on conflicts in Europe, Haley said ”Russia`s...

    Poroshenko, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and U.S. Congressman Mike Quigley discuss ways to counteract Russia aggression
    Feb22

    Poroshenko, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and U.S. Congressman Mike Quigley discuss ways to counteract Russia aggression

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and U.S. Congressman Mike Quigley, during which the parties discussed the enhancement of strategic partnership between Ukraine and the United States and ways to counteract Russian aggression, according to the president`s press service. The Ukrainian president thanked...

    Merkel`s efforts to get Trump to take a harder line on Russia may be paying off
    Feb22

    Merkel`s efforts to get Trump to take a harder line on Russia may be paying off

    On February 7, Donald Trump used his first tweet of the day to distance himself from Russia and Vladimir Putin. Twenty minutes later in Berlin, the Chancellery issued a statement detailing Angela Merkel`s latest conversation with the Russian leader, according to Bloomberg. The call was Merkel`s second in three weeks with Putin to discuss the...

    Trump lawyer confirms meeting Ukrainian, denies carrying peace plan
    Feb22

    Trump lawyer confirms meeting Ukrainian, denies carrying peace plan

    President Donald Trump`s personal lawyer has acknowledged to NBC News that he met privately in New York last month with a controversial Russian-born Trump associate and a member of Ukraine`s parliament, but disputes a New York Times report that the men gave him a peace plan for Ukraine that he delivered to then-National Security Adviser Mike...

    Up to 20 Crimean Tatars detained in occupied Crimea on Tuesday – Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar
    Feb21

    Up to 20 Crimean Tatars detained in occupied Crimea on Tuesday – Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar

    Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, Member of Parliament of Ukraine Refat Chubarov says that from 10 to 20 Crimean Tatars were detained in occupied Crimea on Tuesday, citing difference sources, according to an UNIAN news agency news agency correspondent. ”Just this morning, several hours ago, about 20 men were arrested in the...

    Nearly 10,000 people killed in Ukraine and almost 1.8 million became refugees in 3 years of Russian aggression
    Feb21

    Nearly 10,000 people killed in Ukraine and almost 1.8 million became refugees in 3 years of Russian aggression

    Over 9,800 people have been killed, about 23,000 have been wounded and almost 1.8 million have been forced to flee from the war in Donbas after Russia unleashed aggression against Ukraine three years ago, according to the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. ”The appalling number of victims highlights the immorality of Kremlin`s war against the...

    Wannabe ”diplomat” with backdoor plan to lease Crimea to Russia, MP Artemenko, excluded from Radical Party ranks
    Feb20

    Wannabe ”diplomat” with backdoor plan to lease Crimea to Russia, MP Artemenko, excluded from Radical Party ranks

    Ukrainian MP Andriy Artemenko, who recently came into a spotlight over the alleged attempt to back-channel to Washington a so-called plan on the Ukrainian-Russian settlement involving the lease of Crimea to Russia, was excluded from Radical Party faction Monday, according to MP Andriy Lozoviy. ”The decision of the Radical Party faction of [Oleh]...

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