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    Escalation in Donbas: Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions 42 times in last day
    Dec03

    Escalation in Donbas: Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions 42 times in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 42 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, the enemy used banned 120mm and 82mm mortars to shell the town of Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Shyrokyne and...

    Ukrainian and Polish Presidents criticize European Commission`s move to grant Gazprom access to OPAL
    Dec02

    Ukrainian and Polish Presidents criticize European Commission`s move to grant Gazprom access to OPAL

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and President of Poland Andrzej Duda on Friday, December 2, delivered a Joint Statement calling for the revision of the European Commission`s decision that allows Gazprom to increase volume of gas supply to Europe bypassing Ukraine. ”Ukraine and the Republic of Poland were stunned by the European Commission`s...

    Boris Johnson: UK will not normalize relations with Moscow – media
    Dec02

    Boris Johnson: UK will not normalize relations with Moscow – media

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says that Britain is prepared to be tough with Russia, according to The Guardian. In his first set piece speech as foreign secretary, he will set out a strong warning to Russia that the UK will not normalize relations with Moscow, or buckle over Ukraine or Syria, adding that he fully supports Donald Trump,...

    Norway and Finland thaw relations with Russia
    Dec02

    Norway and Finland thaw relations with Russia

    Norway and Finland have revived economic and trade contacts with Russian ministers for the first time since the annexation of Crimea in a sign of a thawing in relations, according to the Financial Times. Three Norwegian ministers met their Russian counterpart for natural resources this week in the first such bilateral meeting in more than two...

    ”Protection” of Russians abroad, strengthening propaganda: Putin approves Russia`s new foreign policy concept
    Dec01

    ”Protection” of Russians abroad, strengthening propaganda: Putin approves Russia`s new foreign policy concept

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved a new concept of Russia`s foreign policy. A relevant document repealing the effect of the previous Russian foreign policy concept of February 12, 2013 was published on the official website of the Russian legal information. In particular, the document provides for efforts to strengthen positions of the...

    U.S. Congress set to boost up to $350 mln security aid to Ukraine in National Defense Authorizations Act (NDAA), 2017
    Dec01

    U.S. Congress set to boost up to $350 mln security aid to Ukraine in National Defense Authorizations Act (NDAA), 2017

    U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have presented their consolidated version of the National Defense Authorizations Act (NDAA), 2017, with up to US$350 million to be allocated as security assistance to Ukraine, according to a posting on the website of Ukraine`s Embassy in the United States. ”From amounts authorized to be provided for...

    Ukraine offers latest weapons and equipment at NATO headquarters for first time
    Dec01

    Ukraine offers latest weapons and equipment at NATO headquarters for first time

    For the first time in history, Ukrainian military-industrial complex (MIC) is showcasing its latest weapons and equipment at NATO Headquarters, offering its partners the possibility of complete refusal from the products of the Russian military-industrial complex. According to an UNIAN correspondent, the presentation is held in Brussels today in...

    European Court annuls part of sanctions against Putin`s friend Rotenberg. Document
    Dec01

    European Court annuls part of sanctions against Putin`s friend Rotenberg. Document

    The General Court of the European Union on November 30 declared unfounded EU sanctions against Russian businessman and President Putin`s friend Arkady Rotenberg, which were in force from July 2014 to March 2015. General Court of the European Union from Hanna Minenko ”By today`s judgement, the General Court partly upholds the action for annulment...

    Kremlin threatens with missile strike if Ukraine tests new missile system. New Russian weapon was deployed in Crimea today (Video)
    Nov30

    Kremlin threatens with missile strike if Ukraine tests new missile system. New Russian weapon was deployed in Crimea today (Video)

    Russia threatened with missile strike in the case if Ukraine conducts military drills near the occupied Crimea. This warning is contained in the letter of the Ministry of Defense of Russia, addressed to the military attaché at the Ukrainian Embassy in the Russian Federation. ZN.UA reports this, citing sources in the Ministry of Defense of...

    Over 2,140 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas after Russian invasion
    Nov30

    Over 2,140 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas after Russian invasion

    As of November 21, 2016, the number of Ukrainian soldiers who were killed during the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, was 2,145 people, according to the Ukrainian project ”Dostup do pravdy” (”Access to the truth”), which cited data it received from the Ukrainian Defense Ministry. See also: Victims of the Russian military...

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