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    Kremlin`s lie: Putin personally said Yanukovych asked to send Russian troops to Ukraine
    Mar17

    Kremlin`s lie: Putin personally said Yanukovych asked to send Russian troops to Ukraine

    The Kremlin lies, saying that they have not received a letter from former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to deploy Russian troops in Ukraine. Previously, Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed such a letter existed. His words are quoted on the Kremlin`s website dated March 4, 2014. ”What can be the reason for using the Armed Forces? Of...

    Canada calls on international community to put pressure on Moscow over Russian aggression in Ukraine
    Mar17

    Canada calls on international community to put pressure on Moscow over Russian aggression in Ukraine

    Canada has expressed concern over human rights violations in the Russian-occupied Crimea and called on the international community to put pressure on Moscow in relation to Russia`s aggression against Ukraine, according to the statement by Canada`s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, issued March 16. See also: Canada...

    Merkel will visit Moscow for Putin talks
    Mar17

    Merkel will visit Moscow for Putin talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Thursday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Moscow for talks on May 2 for the first bilateral visit since Russia annexed Ukraine`s Crimea Peninsula in 2014, according to Reuters. There is no immediate prospect that Western sanctions imposed on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis will be...

    In the third year of war President Poroshenko greenlights sanctions against Russian banks
    Mar16

    In the third year of war President Poroshenko greenlights sanctions against Russian banks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has given a go-ahead to imposing sanctions against Russian banks, according to TSN news service. The president approved sanctions by adopting the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of March 15, 2017 ”On the application of personal special economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions)”...

    Kremlin rules out another referendum in occupied Crimea for lifting sanctions
    Mar16

    Kremlin rules out another referendum in occupied Crimea for lifting sanctions

    The Kremlin ruled out the possibility of holding another referendum in the occupied Crimea, so that the U.S. could cancel anti-Russian sanctions, Vladimir Putin`s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, according to an UNIAN correspondent in the Russian Federation. Asked, whether the Kremlin was ready for any deal with the U.S. on Crimea and, in...

    FSB resorts to mafia-style threats against Crimean Tatar detainee in occupied Crimea
    Mar16

    FSB resorts to mafia-style threats against Crimean Tatar detainee in occupied Crimea

    Russia`s FSB Security Service operatives on March 15 detained a Crimean Tatar Emil Mukhteremov in the town of Feodosia in the occupied Crimea, then took him to deserted area and forced him to dig a ”grave,” threatening to bury him there, Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, Ukrainian MP Refat Chubarov posted on Facebook. ”Today,...

    European Parliament calls for international format for talks on end of Crimea occupation
    Mar16

    European Parliament calls for international format for talks on end of Crimea occupation

    The European Parliament requests the consideration of an international format for talks on the end of the Russian occupation of Crimea and calls for further sanctions against those who are responsible for infringements on human rights in occupied areas of Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent. Such motions were articulated in a joint draft...

    Dzhemilev says occupation authorities may deport his wife from Crimea if she rejects Russian citizenship
    Mar15

    Dzhemilev says occupation authorities may deport his wife from Crimea if she rejects Russian citizenship

    The Ukrainian president`s envoy to the Crimean Tatar people and Crimean Tatar leader, Ukrainian MP Mustafa Dzhemilev says that his wife is threatened to be expelled from Crimea if she fails to obtain a Russian passport, according to a Ukrainian online news outlet Obozrevatel. ”We`ll talk to a lawyer, we`ll think of what can be done. But they may...

    Russia`s  head of Crimea Aksyonov calls to establish monarchy in Russia
    Mar15

    Russia`s head of Crimea Aksyonov calls to establish monarchy in Russia

    Russia needs a monarchy as a new form of government, according to Russian-occupied Crimea`s ”leader” Sergey Aksyonov`s statement voiced on the air of 1st Crimean TV channel. ”When there is no one-man command, collective irresponsibility sets in. Therefore, when the country sees external challenges and external hotbeds of resistance, it is...

    Ukraine PM praises Turkey`s move to ban its ships from entering occupied Crimea
    Mar15

    Ukraine PM praises Turkey`s move to ban its ships from entering occupied Crimea

    Turkey`s decision to ban any Turkish vessel from entering the occupied Crimea is a powerful signal and a proof of comradeship between Ukraine and the Republic of Turkey, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman told a joint press point on the results of the meeting with Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim. ”Today, on the day of the visit...

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