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    U.S. State Department explains Tillerson`s offhand remark on Ukraine at G7 summit
    Apr12

    U.S. State Department explains Tillerson`s offhand remark on Ukraine at G7 summit

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson left European diplomats befuddled at a gathering in Italy by saying ”why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine,” according to Bloomberg. See also: U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson asks G7 ministers why it should care about Ukraine conflict But the provocative remark suggested Tillerson, the former...

    U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson asks G7 ministers why it should care about Ukraine conflict
    Apr11

    U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson asks G7 ministers why it should care about Ukraine conflict

    French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson has openly questioned why ”American taxpayers” should be concerned about Ukraine, which has been racked by a separatist conflict for the last three years, according to Reuters. Ayrault told reporters he had replied: ”It is in the interests of the U.S. taxpayers to...

    Hague court announces date of decision on Russia over Ukraine
    Apr11

    Hague court announces date of decision on Russia over Ukraine

    The UN International Court of Justice in The Hague, the Netherlands, will issue a ruling on a claim filed by Ukraine against Russia, the order will be delivered next Wednesday, April 19, according to the court`s press service. ”On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United...

    OSCE spots at least 10 Grads, howitzers and tanks near occupied Luhansk
    Apr10

    OSCE spots at least 10 Grads, howitzers and tanks near occupied Luhansk

    Monitors from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine have reported they spotted proscribed weapons in Russian-occupied areas in Donbas on the weekend; they included multiple rocket launchers, howitzers, as well as tanks, according to an update. ”In violation of the respective withdrawal lines in areas not controlled by the...

    Czech court closes down organization posing as ”Donetsk People`s Republic Consulate”
    Apr10

    Czech court closes down organization posing as ”Donetsk People`s Republic Consulate”

    The Regional Court in Czech Republic`s Ostrava started proceedings to liquidate the ”DPR” Representative Center in Czech territory headed by Czech national Nela Liskova, according to Hlidacipes.org. The court handed down the ruling on the second attempt, Hlidacipes.org reported. Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek demanded court action as...

    Ukrtelecom stops operations in occupied Donbas
    Apr10

    Ukrtelecom stops operations in occupied Donbas

    One of the largest Ukrainian telecom operators, Ukrtelecom, halted its telephone communication services and internet access on the temporarily occupied territory of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, the company press service reports. ”Telephone communication and internet access services are not provided in the uncontrolled territory of Donetsk and...

    UNICEF: Children in east Ukraine need urgent support to overcome trauma of volatile conflict
    Apr09

    UNICEF: Children in east Ukraine need urgent support to overcome trauma of volatile conflict

    More than 200,000 children – or 1 in 4 – in the two regions most severely affected by the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine require urgent and sustained psychosocial support to address the trauma of living through more than three years of violence, the United Nations Children`s Fund (UNICEF) said on April 7. See also: Civilian casualties...

    Donald Trump and Angela Merkel discuss about Ukraine, Afghanistan by phone
    Apr06

    Donald Trump and Angela Merkel discuss about Ukraine, Afghanistan by phone

    U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed several issues including the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the situation in Afghanistan during a telephone conversation on Wednesday, the White House said, according to Reuters. ”The leaders pledged close cooperation and coordination on these and other issues,” the White...

    OSCE SMM reports shots fired near its mini UAV in occupied Luhansk
    Apr06

    OSCE SMM reports shots fired near its mini UAV in occupied Luhansk

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has reported small-arms shots near its mini unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in the Russian-occupied city of Luhansk. ”Around 14:00 of April 5, the SMM observed, in violation of the respective withdrawal line, heavy weapons moving in the vicinity of an aerodrome in Luhansk – 1.2km north of the...

    OSCE reports civilian casualties in Donbas: 21 killed, 95 injured in 2017
    Apr04

    OSCE reports civilian casualties in Donbas: 21 killed, 95 injured in 2017

    Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine Alexander Hug has reported about civilian casualties in the war in eastern Ukraine, saying 21 civilians were killed and 95 were injured since the beginning of the current year, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”Violence comes with human cost: since January...

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