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    Presidential Administration of Ukraine rejected the billionaire and Yalta European Strategy founder’s offer to give up Crimea and Donbas
    Jan05

    Presidential Administration of Ukraine rejected the billionaire and Yalta European Strategy founder’s offer to give up Crimea and Donbas

    Statement of the Ukrainian billionaire, media mogul and founder of Yalta European Strategy, Victor Pinchuk from 29 December 2016 made a great response among Ukrainians, considering the influence of Pinchuk on political and economic processes in Ukraine. Ukrainians were shocked by the absence of response from the Ukrainian government and President...

    Russian militants attacked in all directions in Donbas last day, used armoured fighting vehicles, grenade and mortar launchers
    Jan04

    Russian militants attacked in all directions in Donbas last day, used armoured fighting vehicles, grenade and mortar launchers

    The Security Service of Ukraine detained a member of Russian militants’ subversive reconnaissance group who wanted to penetrate to the ATO troops controlled territory. The 25-year-old militant was found to be a self-proclaimed “chief of military headquarters” of a temporarily occupied district in Luhansk region. Moreover, Ukrainian intelligence...

    Austria to provide €2 million for humanitarian aid in Eastern Ukraine – OSCE Chairman
    Jan04

    Austria to provide €2 million for humanitarian aid in Eastern Ukraine – OSCE Chairman

    On January 3, 2017, the OSCE Chairman Sebastian Kurz arrived to Ukraine and visited Donetsk Region to exam personally the state of Minsk agreements’ fulfilment, the social and economic situation in the region caused by the military aggression of Russia against Ukraine, as well as the implementation of charitable projects with the participation of...

    OSCE SMM work in Donbas needs serious improvements – OSCE Chairman Kurz
    Jan04

    OSCE SMM work in Donbas needs serious improvements – OSCE Chairman Kurz

    On January 3, 2017, the OSCE Chairman, Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria Sebastian Kurz arrived to Ukraine and visited Donetsk Region. He wanted to exam personally the state of Minsk agreements’ fulfillment, the social and economic situation in the region caused by the military aggression of Russia against...

    Russian troops attacked 32 times in last 24 hours, two Ukrainian servicemen were killed, two wounded near Maryinka
    Jan03

    Russian troops attacked 32 times in last 24 hours, two Ukrainian servicemen were killed, two wounded near Maryinka

    Russian troops attacked 32 times, two Ukrainian servicemen were killed and another two wounded near the village of Maryinka in the last 24 hours. Russian militants instigated two armed provocations near Novozvanivka and two more near Lobacheve village in the Luhansk sector. Moreover, Ukrainian troops registered a ceasefire violation in the...

    The OSCE Chairman Sebastian Kurz visits Donbas warzone
    Jan03

    The OSCE Chairman Sebastian Kurz visits Donbas warzone

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine reports that on January 3, 2017, the OSCE Chairman, Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria Sebastian Kurz arrived to Ukraine, met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin in the Dnipro airport and went to Mariupol. FMs of #Ukraine and #Austria...

    U.S. not to support any agreement that does not guarantee full independence of Ukraine – John McCain
    Jan03

    U.S. not to support any agreement that does not guarantee full independence of Ukraine – John McCain

    U.S. Senator John McCain is confident that Congress will not support any initiative of Donald Trump that can harm Ukraine or the Baltic States. McCain stated in an interview with the TSN that the U.S. Congress will not approve actions that will harm the freedom and independence of Ukraine or the Baltic States. Answering the question whether...

    Russian militants massively used mortars near Mariupol, attacked in all sectors
    Jan03

    Russian militants massively used mortars near Mariupol, attacked in all sectors

    Main events in the Mariupol sector took place in the evening of January 1. The enemy massively used mortar launchers in Pavlopil – Shyrokyne frontline area. Over 70 mortar shells were launched at Ukrainian positions. Militants were firing from light weapons almost all day long. Moreover, two hostile attacks took place in Mariinka and Novotroitske...

    1st Deputy Rada Speaker suggests Normandy format could be expanded, but US Ambassador states US participation is not on the agenda
    Jan02

    1st Deputy Rada Speaker suggests Normandy format could be expanded, but US Ambassador states US participation is not on the agenda

    Ukraine`s representative in the humanitarian subgroup of the Trilateral contact group on Donbas settlement and First Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko believes the extension of the existing Normandy format is possible, TV Channel 5 reports. The Ukrainian official suggests that another country could join the negotiation...

    Ukrainian Billionaire, media mogul and founder of Yalta European Strategy calls to give up Crimea for peace in Donbas
    Jan02

    Ukrainian Billionaire, media mogul and founder of Yalta European Strategy calls to give up Crimea for peace in Donbas

    Billionaire oligarch Victor Pinchuk has supported Ukraine`s integration with Europe through his Yalta European Strategy Conference, but he`s now promoting a different line, writing in a Wall Street Journal op-ed that Ukraine should give up Crimea and medium-term hopes of European Union and NATO membership in exchange for peace in Donbas, Kyiv...

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