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    No compromise in EU over Crimea occupation: Lithuania president
    Nov24

    No compromise in EU over Crimea occupation: Lithuania president

    There is no compromise regarding the issue of the Russian occupation of Crimea. Europe understands what at stake is, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite said in an interview with the Ukrainian Week [Tyzhden] international edition. ”Ukraine is testing the limits of the European commitment to freedom, the principles of sovereignty, and...

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine 48 times in last day, used mortars, grenade launchers and infantry fighting vehicles
    Nov24

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine 48 times in last day, used mortars, grenade launchers and infantry fighting vehicles

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 48 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size ”In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers fired mortars and rocket-propelled grenades on the towns of Maryinka and...

    Putin says Ukraine`s detention of Russian servicemen is `perfidy` – media
    Nov24

    Putin says Ukraine`s detention of Russian servicemen is `perfidy` – media

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the detention of two Russian servicemen, who previously served in Ukraine`s army, on the administrative border between mainland Ukraine and occupied Crimea was an act of ”perfidy” by the Kyiv authorities, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”I believe this perfidy [detention of Russian military servicemen]...

    FSB detains former Russian military for ”spying for Ukraine” in Crimea`s Sevastopol
    Nov24

    FSB detains former Russian military for ”spying for Ukraine” in Crimea`s Sevastopol

    A former serviceman of the Black Sea Fleet HQ Leonid Parkhomenko was detained in the strategic port city of Sevastopol on the Russian-occupied Crimean peninsula. FSB argues that man has allegedly been collecting intelligence on fleet operations on the instructions of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, RIA Novosti reported. ”November 22, the...

    Kyiv says further disengagement in Donbas possible after Debaltseve demilitarized
    Nov24

    Kyiv says further disengagement in Donbas possible after Debaltseve demilitarized

    Representatives of Ukraine at Minsk peace talks on Donbas insist that further disengagement of forces and military hardware in the east of Ukraine is possible after the demilitarization of the militant-held town of Debaltseve, which should be under Ukraine`s control in keeping with the Minsk agreements. ”During the security subgroup`s work...

    Ukrainian president`s administration names Russia goals in Donbas
    Nov24

    Ukrainian president`s administration names Russia goals in Donbas

    Russia pursues its own specific objectives, and as of today it is difficult to talk about its sincere commitment to the peaceful resolution of the situation in Donbas, Deputy head of the Ukrainian president`s administration Kostiantyn Yeliseyev said in an interview with RBC-Ukraine. Firstly, in the short term, Russia seeks to maintain the...

    European Parliament sounds alarm on anti-EU propaganda from Russia, IS terrorist groups
    Nov24

    European Parliament sounds alarm on anti-EU propaganda from Russia, IS terrorist groups

    Propaganda pressure on the EU from Russia and Islamist terrorist groups is growing, members of the European Parliament (MEPs) warn in a resolution voted on Wednesday. The resolution was approved by 304 votes to 179, with 208 abstentions. Russian propaganda seeks to distort the truth, incite fear, provoke doubt and divide the EU. To counteract...

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister names possible date for Normandy Four foreign ministers meeting
    Nov24

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister names possible date for Normandy Four foreign ministers meeting

    A possible date of the Normandy Four foreign ministers meeting to discuss the ”road map” for the implementation of the Minsk agreements is November 29, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said after a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”We are discussing this date. Recently, I spoke with Frank...

    Ukraine`s ex-envoy to U.S. joins political sub-group on Minsk implementation
    Nov24

    Ukraine`s ex-envoy to U.S. joins political sub-group on Minsk implementation

    Former Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Oleksandr Motsyk has been appointed to the political sub-group on the implementation of the Minsk agreements, a source in the Presidential Administration of Ukraine said, according to ZN.ua. Oleksandr Motsyk was the Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States from 2010 to April 2015. He was...

    Russian troops fired on Ukrainian forces: used mortars and Grad multiple rocket launcher
    Nov23

    Russian troops fired on Ukrainian forces: used mortars and Grad multiple rocket launcher

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 25 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. One Ukrainian soldier was killed and three others were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, In the Mariupol sector, the...

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