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    Kremlin spokesman names conditions for holding Normandy Four meeting
    Sep30

    Kremlin spokesman names conditions for holding Normandy Four meeting

    The Kremlin has said that the work at the ”expert level” is underway to prepare for the meeting of the Normandy Four leaders at the highest level – the Heads of Ukraine, Germany, France and Russia, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Friday, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia. ”It [the Normandy Four...

    Russian prohibition of Crimean Tatar Mejlis is continuation of Stalin`s policy – Ukrainian President
    Sep30

    Russian prohibition of Crimean Tatar Mejlis is continuation of Stalin`s policy – Ukrainian President

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called the decision of the Supreme Court of Russia to ban the Crimean Tatar Mejlis xenophobic. ”Today, on the day of commemoration of victims of the Babyn Yar tragedy, the Supreme Court of Russia adopted xenophobic decision to ban the Mejlis. The policy of Stalin is alive,” Petro Poroshenko said during the...

    Russia steps up trolling attacks on the West, U.S. intel report finds
    Sep29

    Russia steps up trolling attacks on the West, U.S. intel report finds

    A new U.S. intelligence report says the Russian government is conducting a wide-ranging and ”opportunistic” campaign to expand its political influence in Europe by deploying Internet ”trolls and other cyber actors” to challenge pro-Western journalists and spread pro-Kremlin messages in social media forums, according to Yahoo News. Yahoo News...

    Director of World Jewish Congress: ”Millions of Ukrainians fought against Nazis”
    Sep29

    Director of World Jewish Congress: ”Millions of Ukrainians fought against Nazis”

    The Executive Director of the World Jewish Congress, Israel`s Laurence Weinbaum notes the need to honor Ukrainians who fought against the Nazis. ”We came here today to remember the terrible tragedy that befell the Jews of Kyiv and surrounding areas – it is Babii Yar, the 75th anniversary of the events,” Weinbaum said at a briefing in Kyiv, adding...

    Short summary of MH17 crash investigation. Video and animation how “Buk” systems shot down Boeing MH-17
    Sep29

    Short summary of MH17 crash investigation. Video and animation how “Buk” systems shot down Boeing MH-17

    The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) is convinced of having obtained irrefutable evidence to establish that on 17 July 2014, flight MH-17 was shot down by a BUK missile from the 9M38-series. According to the JIT there is also evidence identifying the launch location that involves an agricultural field near Pervomaiskyi which, at the time, was...

    Poroshenko wants use of UN Security Council leverage to punish guilty of MH17
    Sep28

    Poroshenko wants use of UN Security Council leverage to punish guilty of MH17

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko suggests creating a mechanism under the UN Security Council to punish those guilty of the downing of flight MH17 in Donbas on July 17, 2014. ”To my mind, the most efficient way would be to create a mechanism under the aegis of the UN Security Council to bring the perpetrators to justice,” the president said at...

    Joint Investigation Team reveals involvement of Russia, pro-Russian militants in MH17 crash
    Sep28

    Joint Investigation Team reveals involvement of Russia, pro-Russian militants in MH17 crash

    Joint Investigation Team has reported at a press conference held Wednesday that the plane was hit by a Buk missile type 9M83, which had been imported from Russia into Ukraine and then transported back to the Russian territory. According to the investigation team composed of investigators and experts from five countries (Malaysia, Ukraine, the...

    Flight MH17 investigators to pinpoint missile launch in rebel-held territory
    Sep28

    Flight MH17 investigators to pinpoint missile launch in rebel-held territory

    An international criminal investigation into the shooting down of flight MH17 is likely to conclude that the plane was downed by a Buk missile fired from separatist-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine, diplomats say, according to the Guardian. The Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has been gathering evidence for a possible criminal...

    Nordic nations deepen cooperation amid worsening Baltic security
    Sep27

    Nordic nations deepen cooperation amid worsening Baltic security

    The Nordic nations are deepening their cooperation and beefing up their military strength to counter a deteriorating security situation in the Baltic region, according to leaders meeting at a summit, Bloomberg said. The talks, held on the demilitarized Finnish island of Aaland, come as Sweden earlier this month announced it would once again place...

    Moscow hosted a ”separatist conference”
    Sep27

    Moscow hosted a ”separatist conference”

    It is the second year the convention of non-recognized republics takes place in the Russian capital, according to Ukraine Today. Representatives of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk people`s republics were not officially included in the ”separatist conference” participation list, however, some of them attended the event anyway, Ukraine Today...

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