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    Member of the UK House of Lords Richard Balfe calls occupied Crimea ”historical part of Russia”: Ukraine embassy seeks explanations
    Mar15

    Member of the UK House of Lords Richard Balfe calls occupied Crimea ”historical part of Russia”: Ukraine embassy seeks explanations

    The Embassy of Ukraine in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland expects explanations from a member of the UK House of Lords Richard Balfe (Conservative Party), regarding his statement claiming Crimea is a historic part of Russia. The diplomatic mission took into consideration Balfe`s statement in an interview with the Russian...

    President Poroshenko want to deprive of a Ukrainian passport persons with dual citizenships
    Mar14

    President Poroshenko want to deprive of a Ukrainian passport persons with dual citizenships

    President Poroshenko introduced a bill on the deprivation of nationality of officials with dual citizenship. The bill on the deprivation of Ukrainian citizenship for those officials who voluntarily obtained citizenship of another state was proposed for consideration in the Verkhovna Rada. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Tuesday included in the...

    Ukrainian Parliament ratifies Canada-Ukraine free trade area
    Mar14

    Ukrainian Parliament ratifies Canada-Ukraine free trade area

    The Verkhovna Rada ratified the agreement on the establishment of a free trade area between Ukraine and Canada (CUFTA), which will open for the Ukrainian producers free access to 98% of the Canadian market. Today`s Parliament vote for a corresponding decision saw support of 272 MPs with a minimum threshold of 226 deputies required. ”The free...

    Protests sweep across Ukraine after governement aressted and beat 43 activists who blocked trade with separatists in Donbas
    Mar14

    Protests sweep across Ukraine after governement aressted and beat 43 activists who blocked trade with separatists in Donbas

    Ukraine saw a wave of rallies overnight Tuesday as a public response to the law enforcers` move to detain 43 activists of the Donbas trade blockade at a staged a checkpoint at Kryvy Torets railway station in Donetsk region. TSN news service collected reports on the night protests from across Ukraine. Earlier, police on March 13 detained 43 men...

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian position on Donbas 228 times on March 11-13. 2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 14 wounded
    Mar13

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian position on Donbas 228 times on March 11-13. 2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 14 wounded

    Avdiivka remained the main “flashpoint” in the last 24 hours. A series of Russians’ mortar attacks was registered there yesterday. The enemy shot from a tank one and fired one fourth of ammunition load from Grad multiple rocket launcher system at our strongholds in the industrial area. In total, combat in Avdiivk and its flanks lasted over 10...

    EU prolongs sanctions over Crimea crisis for another 6 months
    Mar13

    EU prolongs sanctions over Crimea crisis for another 6 months

    On March 13, 2017, the EU Council prolonged the restrictive measures over actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine for a further six months, until September 15, 2017. The measures consist of asset freezes and travel bans, the European Council said in a press release. The assessment of...

    Kremlin spokesman Peskov confirms Russia`s ambassador met with Trump team during campaign
    Mar13

    Kremlin spokesman Peskov confirms Russia`s ambassador met with Trump team during campaign

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has confirmed in his interview with CNN`s Fareed Zakaria that Russian ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak met with Trump associates during the presidential campaign. Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, who met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions twice ahead of the US election, and is considered by US intelligence...

    United Nations warns of possible threat of chemical disaster in eastern Ukraine
    Mar12

    United Nations warns of possible threat of chemical disaster in eastern Ukraine

    The United Nations has raised the alarm over the threat of a possible chemical disaster due to the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) reported. A UN human rights expert said in a statement issued on March 10 that fighting has been underway in areas where large chemical and industrial facilities are...

    First election in Donbas, then Ukraine regains control of these territories – Head of EU Delegation
    Mar12

    First election in Donbas, then Ukraine regains control of these territories – Head of EU Delegation

    Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine Hug Mingarelli says local elections in certain Russian-occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions can be held if the Ukrainian political parties and media are free to participate in the campaign, according to his interview with UNIAN news agency. ”Local election can be held when the...

    Putin`s fan shot by Canadian police after trying to attack a policeman with a knife. His last Facebook post: “Russia will defeat everybody!”
    Mar11

    Putin`s fan shot by Canadian police after trying to attack a policeman with a knife. His last Facebook post: “Russia will defeat everybody!”

    Deputy Chief of Edmonton Police Service Kevin Brezinski said police received two calls of a driver they believed to be impaired. Both the suspect and the officer got out of their vehicles. A six-year veteran of the force pulled over the vehicle at 1:43 p.m. “Once the vehicle was stopped, the police officer and the driver of the vehicle both...

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