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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...

    Scandalous details of the famous Ukrainian poet and dramatist’s exhumation in the Czech Republic
    Jan05

    Scandalous details of the famous Ukrainian poet and dramatist’s exhumation in the Czech Republic

    On Tuesday, January 3, 2017, in Prague’s Olšany cemetery in the Czech Republic were forcibly exhumed the remains of the famous Ukrainian poet and writer Oleksandr Oles. During the urgent exhumation his and his wife’s remains fell from completely rotten coffins. The charge d’affaires of Ukraine in the Czech Republic, diplomat Zinovii Hoshovskyi...

    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...

    Ukrainian World Congress calls attention to the possibility of future similar Russia’s cyber attacks
    Jan04

    Ukrainian World Congress calls attention to the possibility of future similar Russia’s cyber attacks

    The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) calls attention to the introduction by the U.S of additional sanctions against Russia. These sanctions were provided in response to Russia’s cyber attacks during the U.S. 2016 Presidential election. UWC draws attention to the possibility of similar cyber attacks by the Russian Federation, particularly during...

    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...

    French presidential candidate Le Pen states that Russian annexation of Crimea is not illegal
    Jan03

    French presidential candidate Le Pen states that Russian annexation of Crimea is not illegal

    Russia-friendly French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen told the BFMTV television channel on Tuesday, January 03, 2017 that Crimean annexation was legal, and France and Russia must establish “strategic relations”: “I do not think that (Crimea’s) reunification (with Russia) was illegitimate.” “A referendum was...

    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...

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