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    Security Service of Ukraine imposes entry ban against Hollywood actor Steven Seagal, cites threat to national security
    May07

    Security Service of Ukraine imposes entry ban against Hollywood actor Steven Seagal, cites threat to national security

    The Ukrainian SBU Security Service has barred American movie actor Steven Seagal, from entering Ukraine for a period of four years, the SBU press service has told UNIAN. The agency noted that the entry ban effective until 2021 was introduced in order to ensure the protection of the country`s national interests. See also: Reuters: Putin presents...

    Russians tried to seize Ukrainian rescue boat in Black Sea – Infrastructure Ministry
    May06

    Russians tried to seize Ukrainian rescue boat in Black Sea – Infrastructure Ministry

    During the regular crew training routine by Ukraine`s Maritime Search and Rescue Service in the Black Sea off the coast of Skadovsk, the Russian military vessel tried to seize the Ukrainian rescue boat, as reported by the press service of the Ministry of Infrastructure. However, the crew`s decisive action hindered the attempt, the press service...

    Eurovision 2017: Possible penalties against Russia and Ukraine?
    May05

    Eurovision 2017: Possible penalties against Russia and Ukraine?

    Over the last few months, a big matter regarding Russia`s participation in the Eurovision Song Contest had arisen. Unfortunately, it resulted in withdrawal of the country from the 2017 edition. However, the problems don`t seem to end there, since the Reference Group hasn`t decided which penalties will be imposed on the two countries, according to...

    Council of Europe publishes decision on Crimea
    May04

    Council of Europe publishes decision on Crimea

    The Council of Europe`s Committee of Ministers has passed a decision condemning the annexation of Crimea and demanding from Russia to respect human rights on the occupied peninsula. In their decision concerning the situation in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, referring to their previous decisions concerning Ukraine...

    Tillerson names condition for U.S. to engage with Russia on Ukraine issue
    May04

    Tillerson names condition for U.S. to engage with Russia on Ukraine issue

    The engagement between the United States and Russian Federation in relation to the Ukraine settlement is only possible after a certain level of trust is restored between the two nations, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said during his address to the State Department`s staff. In a video released by C-Span, Tillerson is seen calling the...

    Ukraine MFA comments on Council of Europe`s decision on Crimea
    May04

    Ukraine MFA comments on Council of Europe`s decision on Crimea

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has noted that the decision of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on the situation in Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (Ukraine) is a serious contribution of the Council of Europe to ensuring democratic security in Europe, according to a statement published on the ministry`s website....

    Ukraine honors patriots who were killed by pro-Russian separatists in Odesa on May 2, 2014
    May03

    Ukraine honors patriots who were killed by pro-Russian separatists in Odesa on May 2, 2014

    About 100 people gathered at the intersection of Deribasivska and Preobrazhenskaya Streets in Odesa, where pro-Russian separatists shot Andriy Biriukov and Ihor Ivanov, who became the first victims of mass riots on May 2, 2014. The activists created a kind of memorial of flowers. They tied a lot of yellow and blue ribbons on the metal chain...

    Russia develops bills to turn occupied Crimea into offshore jurisdiction
    Apr28

    Russia develops bills to turn occupied Crimea into offshore jurisdiction

    Russia`s State Duma is preparing a package of bills, initiated by Deputy Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Alexei Chepa (”Fair Russia”), on the introduction of an offshore regime in the annexed Crimea, according to Kommersant publication. In addition to expanding tax benefits, the amendments propose a mechanism for creating trusts...

    Ukrainian military preparing for drills near of occupied Crimea
    Apr28

    Ukrainian military preparing for drills near of occupied Crimea

    On the eve of the May holidays, the Ukrainian military are planning to hold exercises in Kherson region, the press officer of the Operational Command South of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Ihor Biriukov said, according to Krym.Realii. ”These are scheduled exercises for combat training and coordination of military units,” he explained, adding that...

    Ukraine includes video with Crimea landscapes in Eurovision 2017 promo clip. Video
    Apr28

    Ukraine includes video with Crimea landscapes in Eurovision 2017 promo clip. Video

    A special promo video clip about Ukraine was released ahead of the Eurovision-2017 International Song Contest, titled ”Come to Ukraine to Celebrate Diversity.” The video shows sights from Kyiv, Carpathian Mountains, and Crimean peninsula. The musical theme is based on Shakira`s song featured in Zootropolis, with its adaptation performed by Nastya...

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