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    Ukraine publishes Russia`s letter against missile tests near Crimea
    Dec01

    Ukraine publishes Russia`s letter against missile tests near Crimea

    A letter handed over by the Russian side to Ukraine`s military envoy in protest at missile tests near Crimea has been shared with the public. The letter addressing the military attach? under Ukraine`s Embassy in Russia was published by the Ukrayinska Pravda news outlet. ”The Defense Ministry of the Russian Federation warns that if launched...

    Ukraine kicks off missile tests near occupied Crimea

    Head of the Ukrainian South Air Command`s press center Volodymyr Kryzhanivsky has announced the beginning of Ukrainian military drills with missile launches in the south of the country, according to 112 Ukraine TV Channel. According to him, the drills include checking flight tests of guided medium-range surface-to-air missiles, namely the S-300...

    ”No one will tell us what to do!”: Ukraine not to cancel drills near Crimea following Russian threats
    Dec01

    ”No one will tell us what to do!”: Ukraine not to cancel drills near Crimea following Russian threats

    Threats cannot thwart Ukraine`s plans concerning military exercises, a spokesman for the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine on ATO issues Andriy Lysenko told a Kyiv briefing Wednesday, answering a question on Russia`s alleged threats to conduct a missile strike if Ukraine pursued with its plans to hold missile exercises near the temporarily occupied...

    Kerry knows what prevents Russia from ”marching to Kyiv”
    Dec01

    Kerry knows what prevents Russia from ”marching to Kyiv”

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says these are U.S. sanctions that prevented Russia from thinking about an ”easy path to march to Kyiv.” ”Across the ocean, we`ve been steadfast in backing a democratic Ukraine, and those who complain should look at the reality that our sanctions, our engagement, our support for Ukraine actually prevented Russia...

    Kremlin threatens with missile strike if Ukraine tests new missile system. New Russian weapon was deployed in Crimea today (Video)
    Nov30

    Kremlin threatens with missile strike if Ukraine tests new missile system. New Russian weapon was deployed in Crimea today (Video)

    Russia threatened with missile strike in the case if Ukraine conducts military drills near the occupied Crimea. This warning is contained in the letter of the Ministry of Defense of Russia, addressed to the military attaché at the Ukrainian Embassy in the Russian Federation. ZN.UA reports this, citing sources in the Ministry of Defense of...

    Canada adds Crimean officials to sanctions list
    Nov29

    Canada adds Crimean officials to sanctions list

    In order to maintain the necessary pressure on Russia until it fully complies with its international obligations with respect to Ukraine, the Special Economic Measures (Ukraine) Regulations have been amended to list 15 additional separatist individuals, including six members of Russia`s State Duma from Crimea, who are subject to an asset freeze...

    Russia has huge sum losses because of maritime sanctions for illegally annexed Crimea
    Nov29

    Russia has huge sum losses because of maritime sanctions for illegally annexed Crimea

    Due to dramatic decrease of public and freight sea transportation to occupied Crimea Kremlin have to fill the gap in up to 200 vessels, Ukraine Today reports citing BlackSeaNews and Maidan of Foreign Affairs. Although Kremlin keeps telling that foreign naval vessels ignore the sanctions and sail to Crimea, the majority of vessels that carry...

    Putin reportedly asks Dzhemilev, a leader of the Crimean Tatar people, for loyalty to get his son released in 2014
    Nov28

    Putin reportedly asks Dzhemilev, a leader of the Crimean Tatar people, for loyalty to get his son released in 2014

    Russian President Vladimir Putin offered to release Hayser Dzhemilev, a son of the Crimean Tatars leader Mustafa Dzhemilev, from prison back in 2014 in exchange for Mustafa`s loyalty, First Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko wrote on Facebook. ”Few people know it, but back in 2014 Putin offered to release Dzhemilev`s son...

    Russian Defense Ministry protests Ukraine`s restrictions in airspace over Black Sea
    Nov28

    Russian Defense Ministry protests Ukraine`s restrictions in airspace over Black Sea

    Russia`s Defense Ministry has issued a formal protest to Ukraine over the imposition of illegal restrictions for the use of airspace over the Black Sea, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”On November 24, the attache for defense issues of the Ukrainian Embassy in Russia was invited to the Defense Ministry and given a military diplomatic...

    Yanukovych admits he asked Putin to send troops to Ukraine
    Nov27

    Yanukovych admits he asked Putin to send troops to Ukraine

    Fugitive ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, who fled Ukraine to Russia in February 2014, has confirmed he asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to send Russian troops to Ukraine, saying his request was under the influence of emotions, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”This document [a letter addressing Putin] indeed existed. There...

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