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    No plot from abroad after EuroMaidan – Obama
    Sep21

    No plot from abroad after EuroMaidan – Obama

    No external pressure was exerted upon Ukraine in the process of the change of government in 2014, after the Revolution of Dignity, President of the United States Barack Obama said during his address to the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly. ”In Europe, the progress of those countries in the former Soviet bloc that embraced...

    Ukraine Parliament outlaws newly elected Russian Duma, its acts to be deemed as illegitimate
    Sep20

    Ukraine Parliament outlaws newly elected Russian Duma, its acts to be deemed as illegitimate

    Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada has passed a resolution to outlaw recent elections to the Russian State Duma, thus the results of the elections, legal effects, Duma members, their authority, acts and decisions that will be passed will be declared as illegitimate. The resolution was backed by 264 Members of Parliament in Ukraine. In particular, the...

    Putin reportedly planning reforms to effectively resurrect KGB
    Sep20

    Putin reportedly planning reforms to effectively resurrect KGB

    President Vladimir Putin is planning a major restructuring of the country`s security services that would effectively mean a rebirth of the KGB, according to a report in the Russian media, ABC News reported. Respected business paper Kommersant quoted anonymous officials as saying that a new body called the ”Ministry for State Security” would be...

    European Parliament to accept no Russian deputies elected in occupied Crimea
    Sep20

    European Parliament to accept no Russian deputies elected in occupied Crimea

    Member of the European Parliament`s Committee on Foreign Affairs Michael Gahler has told an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels that the European Parliament would not accept any deputies of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, illegally elected in the temporarily occupied Crimea. ”It is clear that we will not recognize anyone who has been...

    EU does not recognize Russian elections in occupied Crimea – statement
    Sep19

    EU does not recognize Russian elections in occupied Crimea – statement

    The European Union does not recognize the elections to the State Duma of the Russian Federation held in the Russian-annexed Crimea, according to the statement by the EU`s External Service press secretary, an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels reports. ”The European Union has not recognised the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by the...

    Elections to the Russian Parliament in occupied Crimea is illegitimate – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
    Sep19

    Elections to the Russian Parliament in occupied Crimea is illegitimate – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

    Official statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on illegitimate elections to the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation in the temporary occupied territory of Ukraine Ukraine condemns in the strongest possible terms the organization by Russia in the temporarily occupied by the Russian Federation territories...

    Emergency U.N. meeting because of U.S. strike on Syrian troops: summary
    Sep18

    Emergency U.N. meeting because of U.S. strike on Syrian troops: summary

    U.S.-led coalition air strikes reportedly killed dozens of Syrian soldiers on Saturday, endangering a U.S.-Russian brokered ceasefire and prompting an emergency U.N. Security Council meeting as tensions between Moscow and Washington escalated, according to Reuters. The United States military said the coalition stopped the attacks against what it...

    Washington not to recognize Russia`s elections in occupied Crimea – U.S. State Department
    Sep17

    Washington not to recognize Russia`s elections in occupied Crimea – U.S. State Department

    The United States will not recognize the legitimacy of the elections to be held in the territory of the Russian-occupied Crimea, according to a statement by Assistant Secretary and spokesperson at the U.S. Department of State John Kirby. ”The United States does not recognize the legitimacy, and will not recognize the outcome, of the Russian Duma...

    Poroshenko: No more step further until Russia honors Donbas commitments
    Sep17

    Poroshenko: No more step further until Russia honors Donbas commitments

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said Ukraine will not make any further steps in the settlement of the situation in Donbas without Russia`s honoring its commitments to ensure security there. ”I am often blamed. They say that the Ukrainian side continues `to resist` and does not move forward on the political track of the Minsk process. I...

    EU prolongs for 6 mths sanctions over violation of Ukraine`s sovereignty
    Sep16

    EU prolongs for 6 mths sanctions over violation of Ukraine`s sovereignty

    The European Union has adopted the decision to prolong for another six months the sanctions imposed against 146 individuals and 37 companies for the violation of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, the EU Council told a UNIAN correspondent in Brussels. The decision was taken without discussion, by written procedure. As UNIAN...

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