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    The OSCE Chairman Sebastian Kurz visits Donbas warzone
    Jan03

    The OSCE Chairman Sebastian Kurz visits Donbas warzone

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine reports that on January 3, 2017, the OSCE Chairman, Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria Sebastian Kurz arrived to Ukraine, met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin in the Dnipro airport and went to Mariupol. FMs of #Ukraine and #Austria...

    U.S. not to support any agreement that does not guarantee full independence of Ukraine – John McCain
    Jan03

    U.S. not to support any agreement that does not guarantee full independence of Ukraine – John McCain

    U.S. Senator John McCain is confident that Congress will not support any initiative of Donald Trump that can harm Ukraine or the Baltic States. McCain stated in an interview with the TSN that the U.S. Congress will not approve actions that will harm the freedom and independence of Ukraine or the Baltic States. Answering the question whether...

    Russian militants massively used mortars near Mariupol, attacked in all sectors
    Jan03

    Russian militants massively used mortars near Mariupol, attacked in all sectors

    Main events in the Mariupol sector took place in the evening of January 1. The enemy massively used mortar launchers in Pavlopil – Shyrokyne frontline area. Over 70 mortar shells were launched at Ukrainian positions. Militants were firing from light weapons almost all day long. Moreover, two hostile attacks took place in Mariinka and Novotroitske...

    A rally in support of imprisoned in Russia Ukrainian director Oleh Sentsov was held in New York
    Jan02

    A rally in support of imprisoned in Russia Ukrainian director Oleh Sentsov was held in New York

    In US, near the the Russian Consulate in New York, on December 31 activists held a rally in support of Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov who is sentenced in Russia for 20 years. On Free Oleg Sentsov Facebook page activist Andriy Zagdansky wrote: “Our small but friendly flashmob in support of illegally imprisoned Oleg Sentsov near the...

    1st Deputy Rada Speaker suggests Normandy format could be expanded, but US Ambassador states US participation is not on the agenda
    Jan02

    1st Deputy Rada Speaker suggests Normandy format could be expanded, but US Ambassador states US participation is not on the agenda

    Ukraine`s representative in the humanitarian subgroup of the Trilateral contact group on Donbas settlement and First Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko believes the extension of the existing Normandy format is possible, TV Channel 5 reports. The Ukrainian official suggests that another country could join the negotiation...

    Ukrainian Billionaire, media mogul and founder of Yalta European Strategy calls to give up Crimea for peace in Donbas
    Jan02

    Ukrainian Billionaire, media mogul and founder of Yalta European Strategy calls to give up Crimea for peace in Donbas

    Billionaire oligarch Victor Pinchuk has supported Ukraine`s integration with Europe through his Yalta European Strategy Conference, but he`s now promoting a different line, writing in a Wall Street Journal op-ed that Ukraine should give up Crimea and medium-term hopes of European Union and NATO membership in exchange for peace in Donbas, Kyiv...

    Russia attacked Ukraine in Donbas 44 times in December 31, 22 times January 1
    Jan01

    Russia attacked Ukraine in Donbas 44 times in December 31, 22 times January 1

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 44 times in December 31, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, Russia`s hybrid military force fired 122mm artillery systems on the Ukrainian positions near the village...

    Austrian Foreign Minister plans to visit Donbas warzone
    Jan01

    Austrian Foreign Minister plans to visit Donbas warzone

    Minister of Foreign Affairs of Austria Sebastian Kurz, who was earlier reported to seek easing Russia sanctions, plans to visit Donbas, in particular, the areas near Mariupol, when his country takes over the OSCE chair. Kurz wants to get acquainted with the situation on the ground, said the statement by MFA Austria published Saturday, December...

    U.S. Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Amy Klobuchar visited command post near Shyrokine in Donbas
    Jan01

    U.S. Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Amy Klobuchar visited command post near Shyrokine in Donbas

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, along with U.S. Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Amy Klobuchar, who are visiting Ukraine, arrived at the command post of the Ukrainian forces in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in the area of Shyrokine under Mariupol. ”I arrived at the command post in the area of Shyrokine along with John...

    “When Russia hack U.S. election it’s an act of war” – McCain in Kyiv
    Dec31

    “When Russia hack U.S. election it’s an act of war” – McCain in Kyiv

    The Republican paid a visit to Ukraine where he said Friday that Russia must be made to pay the price for cyber attacks on the United States and that it was possible to impose many sanctions, including on financial institutions. ”When you attack a country, it`s an act of war,” McCain said in an interview with the Ukrainian TV channel 1+1 while on...

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