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    OSCE`s drone in Donbas comes under small-arms fire on Sunday
    Mar27

    OSCE`s drone in Donbas comes under small-arms fire on Sunday

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has reported that its drone came under small-arms fire after an SMM patrol of four mission members in two armored vehicles stopped 500 meters north-east of government-controlled Orikhove-Donetske (44km north-west of Luhansk) to launch it on Sunday, March 26. ”At about 13:10, a couple minutes...

    Ukraine`s CEC sees no conditions for holding elections in occupied Donbas
    Mar27

    Ukraine`s CEC sees no conditions for holding elections in occupied Donbas

    The Central Election Commission of Ukraine (CEC) believes there are no conditions for holding elections in the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas, chairman Mykhailo Okhendovskiy told journalists at an international conference on the latest information technologies in the election process on March 27, according to an UNIAN correspondent....

    Moscow sees no ”prospects” for next Normandy Four meeting
    Mar27

    Moscow sees no ”prospects” for next Normandy Four meeting

    The Kremlin sees no real ”prospects” for the Normandy Four leaders to meet anytime soon, Vladimir Putin`s spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia. ”At least we are not aware of any prospects that could help to ensure some kind of advancement,” Peskov said, responding to a request to clarify if is a...

    Putin`s desire for new Russian empire not to stop with Ukraine – Ukraine`s Foreign Minister
    Mar27

    Putin`s desire for new Russian empire not to stop with Ukraine – Ukraine`s Foreign Minister

    Against the background of Kremlin`s obsession with restoring Soviet hegemony, but the security of the entire Europe and the west, not only Ukraine, is at stake, Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin wrote in his op-ed for The Guardian. The postwar order that provided peace and stability across the continent appears to be breaking up, while...

    The company of Head of the National Bank of Ukraine buys bonds of Russian VTB Bank, PIB in 2013-2014
    Mar26

    The company of Head of the National Bank of Ukraine buys bonds of Russian VTB Bank, PIB in 2013-2014

    Financial expert Aleksey Komakha claims that the ICU company where the incumbent Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Valeria Gontareva served as chairperson of the board of directors from 2007 to June 19, 2014, bought bonds of Russian VTB Bank and Prominvestbank (PIB) in 2013-2014, according to the Ukrainian-based media outlet RBC...

    McCain ”optimistic” over prospects of U.S. lethal aid to Ukraine
    Mar26

    McCain ”optimistic” over prospects of U.S. lethal aid to Ukraine

    Chairman of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee Sen. John McCain at a joint press conference with Sen. Ron Johnson in Brussels has expressed optimism regarding possible provision of lethal aid to Ukraine by Donald Trump`s administration, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”Obviously, for many years, I have approved of at least the...

    U.S. imposes sanctions against eight Russian companies
    Mar26

    U.S. imposes sanctions against eight Russian companies

    The U.S. government has imposed sanctions on eight other Russian companies accusing them of violating U.S. non-proliferation law regarding Iran, North Korea and Syria since 2009, according to U.S. official. The following companies were included in the black list: Rosoboronexport, 150th Aircraft Repair Plant, Aviaexport foreign economic trade...

    A large number of Russian tanks, rocket systems and military technics deployed near Ukrainian border. Video
    Mar25

    A large number of Russian tanks, rocket systems and military technics deployed near Ukrainian border. Video

    During March 22-25, Russia has concentrated a large number of Russian tanks, rocket systems and military technics near Ukrainian border. Some of technics probably was delivered in Donetsk and Luhansk region under the guise of humanitarian convoy. The amateur video with modern tanks arriving at a railroad station in Pokrovskoye in the country`s...

    Security Service of Ukraine  arrests nine suspected saboteurs in Odesa
    Mar25

    Security Service of Ukraine arrests nine suspected saboteurs in Odesa

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) says it has uncovered a network of saboteurs in Odesa working for Russia, arresting nine men with Ukrainian passports. ”We conducted a multi-stage special operation to defang the network overseen by Russian special services. It worked in eastern and southern regions of Ukraine,” SBU department chief Oleksandr...

    Russia continues sponsoring Donbas terrorists – Ukraine speaks up at UN
    Mar25

    Russia continues sponsoring Donbas terrorists – Ukraine speaks up at UN

    Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Serhiy Kyslytsya has briefed the United Nations Human Rights Council meeting on Wednesday on the situation in occupied territory in Donbas, saying that Russia continues sending arms and funds to terrorists in eastern Ukraine.< ”Like the USSR, Russia cynically speaks of peace while sending weapons and...

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