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    German Foreign Minister Steinmeier hopes for hostage swap in Donbas before Christmas
    Dec05

    German Foreign Minister Steinmeier hopes for hostage swap in Donbas before Christmas

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who currently chairs the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), expressed confidence that the exchange of prisoners between the parties to the Donbas conflict will have taken place by Christmas, Deutsche Welle reported. ”That would be more than a glimpse,” Steinmeier said in an...

    Russia`s hybrid military force attacks Ukraine 26 times in past day
    Dec04

    Russia`s hybrid military force attacks Ukraine 26 times in past day

    The number of attacks by the combined Russian-separatist occupation forces on Ukrainian positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, decreased to 26 on December 3, 2016, from 44 in the previous day, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. View map in full size Despite the de-escalation, Russia`s hybrid military...

    Reuters Exclusive: Syrian rebels tell U.S. they won`t leave Aleppo
    Dec04

    Reuters Exclusive: Syrian rebels tell U.S. they won`t leave Aleppo

    Syrian rebel groups have told the United States they will not leave Aleppo after Moscow called for talks with Washington over a full withdrawal of rebel fighters from the city`s besieged eastern districts, a rebel official said on Sunday, according to Reuters. Speaking to Reuters from Turkey, senior rebel official Zakaria Malahifji said the...

    Russian central bank loses $31 million in cyber attack
    Dec04

    Russian central bank loses $31 million in cyber attack

    Hackers stole more than RUB 2 billion ($31 million) from correspondent accounts at the Russian central bank, the bank said on Friday, the latest example of an escalation of cyber attacks on financial institutions around the globe. Central bank official Artyom Sychyov discussed the losses at a briefing, saying that the hackers had attempted to...

    Prosecutor General`s Office gets evidence of Russia using Ukraine`s drilling platforms in Black Sea
    Dec04

    Prosecutor General`s Office gets evidence of Russia using Ukraine`s drilling platforms in Black Sea

    Violations against Ukrainian drilling platforms in the Black Sea, seized by the Russian Federation, may strengthen Ukraine`s position in lawsuits against Russia, according to a statement published on the website of the Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine. Military prosecutors recorded the fact of changing the navigation data of drilling...

    RFE/RL Crimea journalists win Burke Award
    Dec04

    RFE/RL Crimea journalists win Burke Award

    The Broadcasting Board of Governors has recognized the professionalism and courage of the RFE/RL Ukrainian Service`s Crimea desk by presenting it with the 2016 David Burke Distinguished Journalism Award. RFE/RL President Thomas Kent accepted the prize on behalf of the journalists in a ceremony today presided over by BBG Chief Executive Officer...

    Ukraine reports 6 wounded in Donbas hostilities in past 24 hours
    Dec04

    Ukraine reports 6 wounded in Donbas hostilities in past 24 hours

    Six Ukrainian troops were wounded in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas in the past day, speaker of the Ministry of Defense for the ATO issues Andriy Lysenko told a briefing Saturday, according to an UNIAN correspondent. View map in full size ”Over the past day as a result of the fighting there are no casualties, but six troops...

    Lavrov ”doesn`t understand” why Kyiv continues ATO
    Dec03

    Lavrov ”doesn`t understand” why Kyiv continues ATO

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Friday he ”does not understand” the reasons Kyiv continues its military operation in eastern Ukraine against the self-proclaimed militant republics, according to Ukraine Today. ”I`ll be honest, I don`t understand why the so-called anti-terrorist operation is still going on in Ukraine and the leaders of...

    Ukraine asks Interpol to launch international search for ”Scythian gold”
    Dec03

    Ukraine asks Interpol to launch international search for ”Scythian gold”

    Pechersk District Court of Kyiv ordered to seize the ”Scythian gold”, which was exhibited at the expo in the Netherlands titled Crimea – the golden island in the Black Sea, as reported by the press service of the Prosecutor`s Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea. In addition, a copy of the court order was forwarded to Interpol with a...

    Ukraine informs NATO on signs of possible transporting chemical weapons from Syria to Crimea
    Dec03

    Ukraine informs NATO on signs of possible transporting chemical weapons from Syria to Crimea

    During their visit to NATO Headquarters, the Ukrainian delegation handed over the Allies information, which indicates possible transportation of chemical weapons from Syria to the occupied Crimea, head of Ukraine`s Permanent Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, MP Iryna Friz (BPP) has told UNIAN. ”We handed over an analytical report on...

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