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    Mandate of OSCE SMM to Ukraine extended by one year
    Mar16

    Mandate of OSCE SMM to Ukraine extended by one year

    The OSCE Permanent Council, in a consensus decision taken at its meeting in Vienna on Thursday, March 16, agreed to renew the mandate of the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine by one year until March 31, 2018. ”The decision sets the Mission`s budget at EUR 105.5 million for the period from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018,” the OSCE said...

    Russian Sberbank in Ukraine introduces new restrictions on cash withdrawals
    Mar16

    Russian Sberbank in Ukraine introduces new restrictions on cash withdrawals

    Russia`s PJSC Sberbank operating in Ukraine has introduced new, more stringent limitations for its clients on cash withdrawals, which have come in force today, March 16, according to the bank`s press service. Restrictions are introduced ”in the context of illegal actions against the bank by third parties,” the report says. New restrictions for...

    OSCE monitors spot 10 Grad launchers in uncontrolled areas in Donbas
    Mar16

    OSCE monitors spot 10 Grad launchers in uncontrolled areas in Donbas

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has reported that 10 Grad multiple rocket launchers, which are banned by the Minsk peace agreements on Donbas, were spotted in areas currently not controlled by the Ukrainian government in the east of the country. ”In areas currently not controlled by the Government, the Mission saw one...

    Ukrainian police trying to stop Donbas blockade activists and firing over heads
    Mar15

    Ukrainian police trying to stop Donbas blockade activists and firing over heads

    Ukrainian government tries to undo the blockade of Russia-occupied Donbas. Ukrainian police trying to stop blockade activists and firing over heads. Peoples are going and singing the national anthem. See also: Ukrainian soldiers support the trade blockade between Ukraine and Russian occupied Donbas, Ukrainian government tries to undo the...

    After mass protests across Ukraine Poroshenko and Government turn 180 degree and announce economic blockade of Donbas
    Mar15

    After mass protests across Ukraine Poroshenko and Government turn 180 degree and announce economic blockade of Donbas

    The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine on Wednesday decided to stop the movement of goods across the line of demarcation in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation, considering the earlier expropriation of Ukrainian companies in the militant-controlled areas and escalation at the frontline, Secretary of the National Security and...

    Russian court to hear 1st case against Russian citizen fighting for Ukraine
    Mar15

    Russian court to hear 1st case against Russian citizen fighting for Ukraine

    The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation has forwarded a criminal case against the Russian citizen Artyom Shyrobokov, who is fighting in Donbas on the side of Ukraine, the Committee press service has told UNIAN. ”The investigation into the criminal case against citizen of the Russian Federation Artyom Shyrobokov was completed. The...

    Fighting ”non-stop” – Ukraine`s Defense Ministry on escalation in Donbas
    Mar15

    Fighting ”non-stop” – Ukraine`s Defense Ministry on escalation in Donbas

    On Sunday, hostilities near the town of Avdiyivka lasted more than 10 hours, and on the eastern outskirts of Mariupol – around-the-clock, speaker for the ATO at Ukraine`s Defense Ministry Andriy Lysenko told a briefing, according to an UNIAN correspondent. According to him, in the Luhansk sector, the enemy in the last day continued with their...

    Russia`s Sberbank limits cash withdrawals in Ukraine
    Mar15

    Russia`s Sberbank limits cash withdrawals in Ukraine

    PJSC Sberbank has imposed restrictions on cash withdrawal through the bank`s cash desk in the amount of UAH 30,000 or the equivalent of this amount in foreign currency per day for any client, according to the bank`s press service. The press office of Sberbank of Russia`s subsidiary in Ukraine said that temporary restrictions were caused by a...

    Activists of London Euromaidan picket Akhmetov`s residence in London
    Mar15

    Activists of London Euromaidan picket Akhmetov`s residence in London

    Participants of London Euromaidan public movement rallied outside the house owned by Ukrainian oligarch Rinat Akhmetov at One Hyde Park, 100 Knightsbridge London. Activists demanded that the UK authorities verify whether the orligarch`s revenues have a legal origin, based on the UK anti-bribery law (UK Bribery Act) and the Counter-Terrorism Act,...

    Detained supporters of Donbas blockade freed, left without money, documents – Member of Parliament
    Mar15

    Detained supporters of Donbas blockade freed, left without money, documents – Member of Parliament

    Members of Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada Oksana Syroyid and Semen Semenchenko have announced that all supporters of the blockade of trade with occupied areas in Donbas who were detained amid a police operation to storm a roadblock near the Kryvy Torets railway station have been released. The detainees were kept at different police stations across...

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