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    Ukraine may seize first foreign ship for visits to occupied Crimea
    Dec07

    Ukraine may seize first foreign ship for visits to occupied Crimea

    Tanzania`s freight ship, SKY MOON, which illegally crossed the Ukrainian administrative border with Russia-occupied Crimea may be seized in favor of Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian State Border Service. The vessel was towed to the Ukrainian port of Reni after which members of the local military prosecutor`s office came on board the ship to...

    Ukrainian aircraft company Antonov offers its aircraft for Trump`s Air Force One
    Dec07

    Ukrainian aircraft company Antonov offers its aircraft for Trump`s Air Force One

    Antonov, Ukraine`s only designer and manufacturer of cargo and passenger aircraft, has offered U.S. President-elect Donald Trump its aircraft for Trump`s presidential fleet, instead of Boeing Air Force one. ”Maybe it is better to consider Antonov aircraft as Air Force One?” Antonov Company asked Mr Trump in a tweet, following earlier reports that...

    No peace deal with Gazprom to come in Stockholm arbitration – Naftogaz CEO
    Dec07

    No peace deal with Gazprom to come in Stockholm arbitration – Naftogaz CEO

    Andriy Kobolev, the CEO of Ukraine`s state-owned oil and gas company Naftogaz, does not consider the possibility of reaching an amicable agreement in gas dispute with the Russian gas monopoly Gazprom in the Stockholm arbitration court. ”There were no attempts of a settlement agreement, and it is impossible in this situation, since there is a...

    Ukraine celebrating Day of Armed Forces
    Dec06

    Ukraine celebrating Day of Armed Forces

    Today, December 6, the country is celebrating the Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. On this day, back in 1991, the Law of Ukraine was adopted On the Armed Forces of Ukraine. See also: The Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was established with a resolution of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in...

    Ukraine feels let down by EU with visa deal elusive
    Dec06

    Ukraine feels let down by EU with visa deal elusive

    Ukraine feels let down by the European Union for not keeping to a promise to give its citizens visa-free travel in the bloc, senior Ukrainian officials said, according to Reuters. The comments, made by two senior officials in interviews with Reuters, were unusually outspoken and cut through the public displays of bonhomie shown at a Ukraine-EU...

    Ukrainian citizen Panov illegally captured and tortured in Crimea into confessing – lawyer
    Dec06

    Ukrainian citizen Panov illegally captured and tortured in Crimea into confessing – lawyer

    Ukrainian citizen Yevhen Panov was reportedly tortured into confessing ”sabotage” plans for Crimea after he had been detained on the Russian-occupied peninsula, according to the detainee`s lawyer. ”There`s some hidden agenda in the case. According to my client, investigators still visit him and persuade him to give up our services as lawyers,”...

    Russia is ”threat No.1” – U.S. Air Force Secretary
    Dec05

    Russia is ”threat No.1” – U.S. Air Force Secretary

    Russia`s increasing military activities around the world have unsettled top U.S. military officials, who say they are reshaping their budget plans to better address what they now consider to be the most pressing threat to U.S. security, Reuters reports. ”Russia is the No. 1 threat to the United States,” Air Force Secretary Deborah James told...

    Anniversary of the Budapest Memorandum: how Ukraine lost nuclear weapons
    Dec05

    Anniversary of the Budapest Memorandum: how Ukraine lost nuclear weapons

    On 5 December 1994, three nuclear powers, the Russian Federation, the United States of America, and the United Kingdom signed the Budapest Memorandum. Bill Clinton (USA), Boris Yeltsin (Russia) and Leonid Kravchuk (Ukraine) in January 1994 signed Trilateral Statement about Ukraine nuclear disarmament. This memorandum provided security assurances...

    Russian Kuznetsov carrier reportedly sees failed landing of Su-33
    Dec05

    Russian Kuznetsov carrier reportedly sees failed landing of Su-33

    Military sources close to The Aviationist report that a Russian Navy Su-33 Flanker carrier-based multirole aircraft has crashed during flight operations from Admiral Kuznetsov on Saturday, December 3. According to the report, the combat plane crashed at its second attempt to land on the aircraft carrier in good weather conditions, The Aviationist...

    ”Friends of Russia” in European Parliament: Resolution on Russian propaganda reveals Kremlin supporters. Infographics
    Dec05

    ”Friends of Russia” in European Parliament: Resolution on Russian propaganda reveals Kremlin supporters. Infographics

    The majority of MEPs from France, Italy, and Greece have rejected a harsh resolution of the European Parliament, which condemned Russia`s anti-European propaganda, according to a vote analysis by Votewatch Europe, Europeiska Pravda reports. View infographics in full size In a resolution adopted on November 23, the MEPs called for a stronger EU...

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