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    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...

    PACE passes no-confidence vote against President Agramunt over Syria visit with Russians
    Apr28

    PACE passes no-confidence vote against President Agramunt over Syria visit with Russians

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), following an open debate on a notorious Syria visit on Russian invitation of PACE President Pedro Agramunt, deprived him of the right to represent the Assembly, head of the Ukrainian delegation Volodymyr Ariev wrote on Facebook on Friday, April 28. ”PACE President Agramunt failed to...

    Russia funds and manages conflict in Ukraine, “Surkov leaks” show – Atlantic Council
    Apr27

    Russia funds and manages conflict in Ukraine, “Surkov leaks” show – Atlantic Council

    Hacked emails show that the Kremlin directs and funds the ostensibly independent ”republics” in eastern Ukraine and runs military operations there, Aric Toler and Melinda Haring wrote in an article for Atlantic Council titled ”Russia Funds and Manages Conflict in Ukraine, Leaks Show.” In late 2016, Ukrainian hacker groups released emails...

    Lithuania remains Ukraine`s reliable partner – officials
    Apr27

    Lithuania remains Ukraine`s reliable partner – officials

    Lithuanian leadership assured that Lithuania would continue to be a reliable partner of Ukraine in upholding its territorial integrity and sovereignty, as well as realizing the urgent tasks of the reform process, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry`s press service told UNIAN following the meetings of Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin with...

    Lessons of ”patriotism”: Russian militants in Donbas experiment with children`s minds in occupied areas
    Apr27

    Lessons of ”patriotism”: Russian militants in Donbas experiment with children`s minds in occupied areas

    ”Help Dima the sapper evade all enemy mines, overcome all obstacles and pay a visit to his grandmother,” a labyrinth-style wargame published in the children`s magazine Polite Little People issued in occupied Luhansk tells its readers. There have been only two copies published, but the ideas outlined here are already blooming and giving fruit,...

    Ombudswoman`s Office appeals to Russia to extradite Ukrainian convict from Crimea
    Apr26

    Ombudswoman`s Office appeals to Russia to extradite Ukrainian convict from Crimea

    Secretariat of Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Valeria Lutkovska sent a letter to the Russian Ombudswoman regarding prisoner Andriy Lugin, who launched a hunger strike in a penal facility in the annexed Crimea, according to the secretariat representative, Mykhailo Chaplyga, RFE/RL`s Krym-Realii media project reports. The office...

    Ukraine may halt water supplies to occupied Donbas over debts – energy minister
    Apr26

    Ukraine may halt water supplies to occupied Donbas over debts – energy minister

    Water supplies to the territories of Donbas beyond the Ukrainian government control may be terminated, Ukraine`s Energy and Coal Industry Minister Ihor Nasalyk told journalists following a Cabinet meeting Wednesday. This move may be taken due to the fact that these territories are in arrears in payments to the Ukrainian water utility services, as...

    Russia`s Eurovision act to perform in Crimea instead of Kyiv on May 9 – media
    Apr26

    Russia`s Eurovision act to perform in Crimea instead of Kyiv on May 9 – media

    Russia`s 2017 Eurovision act, Yulia Samoylova, will perform at a concert in Crimea instead of at the competition in Kyiv, according to The Moscow Times. Samoylova will take to the stage in Sevastopol on May 9, the day of the first Eurovision semi-final,  local officials confirmed, The Moscow Times wrote. Russia formally withdrew from this year`s...

    Escalation in Donbas: 65 Russian attacks, 3 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 4 wounded in last 24 hours
    Apr26

    Escalation in Donbas: 65 Russian attacks, 3 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 4 wounded in last 24 hours

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 65 times in the past 24 hours, with 3 Ukrainian soldiers reported as killed in action (KIA) and 4 as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Donetsk sector, the enemy opened...

    Russia uses OSCE car blast for propaganda purposes, attempts to blame Ukraine – media
    Apr26

    Russia uses OSCE car blast for propaganda purposes, attempts to blame Ukraine – media

    The Kremlin-controlled media have resorted to using the recent tragic incident involving the death of an OSCE monitor in militant-controlled part of Donbas region for propaganda purposes, accusing Ukraine`s military of shelling the site where the land mine blew up the OSCE patrol vehicle, claiming Kyiv is impeding the investigation, Stopfake.org...

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