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    Putin plans no meetings with Poroshenko – Kremlin
    Sep07

    Putin plans no meetings with Poroshenko – Kremlin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin`s plans do not include so far meetings with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”I don`t know that any bilateral contacts are planned,” he said, TASS wrote. Speaking about the possibility of the...

    Council of Europe starts work on Smolensk plane crash report
    Sep07

    Council of Europe starts work on Smolensk plane crash report

    The Council of Europe`s Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights has started work on a report on the 2010 plane crash in Smolensk which killed 96, including Polish President Lech Kaczynski, according to Radio Poland. Dutch MP Pieter Omtzigt was appointed author of the report on Tuesday, Radio Poland reported. Omtzigt was earlier part of a team...

    U.S. adds 81 entities from Hong Kong, India and Russia to list of companies sanctioned over Crimea, Donbas
    Sep07

    U.S. adds 81 entities from Hong Kong, India and Russia to list of companies sanctioned over Crimea, Donbas

    The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce has amended the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) by adding eighty-one entities under eighty-six entries to the Entity List subject to sanctions over Crimea and Donbas. ”The eighty-one entities who are added to the Entity List have been determined by the U.S....

    EU to decide on sanctions against supporters of Crimea and Donbas occupiers Sep 6
    Sep06

    EU to decide on sanctions against supporters of Crimea and Donbas occupiers Sep 6

    The European Union on Wednesday, September 7, will take a decision regarding sanctions applicable to 146 individuals and 37 companies for violation of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels reported citing its sources in the European Council. The decision will be taken at the meeting of the...

    UN delegation visits Lviv-based SBU investigation unit, reveals no ”secret prison”
    Sep06

    UN delegation visits Lviv-based SBU investigation unit, reveals no ”secret prison”

    A delegation of the UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture has examined the building of the SBU investigation unit in Lviv, according to the SBU`s press service. As the representatives of the UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture examined the building of the SBU investigation unit in Lviv on Stepan Bandera Street next to `Prison at Lontskoho...

    Putin says supports Normandy format after meeting with Merkel and Hollande
    Sep05

    Putin says supports Normandy format after meeting with Merkel and Hollande

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed support for the meetings in Normandy format on Ukraine, as he summed up the G20 summit in China, according to TSN news service. ”Well, we [with Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande] were mostly talking about the Ukrainian crisis. As for the Normandy format, whether it is good or bad, there is no other...

    Poroshenko: Ukraine will be granted EU visa-free travel in autumn
    Sep05

    Poroshenko: Ukraine will be granted EU visa-free travel in autumn

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Ukraine will be granted EU visa-free travel in autumn. ”I`m confident we will win, I`m confident we`ll change the country, and I`m sure we`ll get a visa-free regime in autumn. The city of Vinnytsia is in the avant-garde as a European capital,” he said at the celebration on the occasion of the Day of City...

    ”Ceasefire observed in Donbas”: Russian troops attack Ukraine 16 times in 24 hours
    Sep04

    ”Ceasefire observed in Donbas”: Russian troops attack Ukraine 16 times in 24 hours

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 16 times in the past 24 hours – nine times in the Mariupol sector and seven times in the Donetsk sector – according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters. See map in full size In the Mariupol sector, the enemy fired small arms on the...

    Lithuania says it supplies ammunition to Ukraine for first time in two years
    Sep03

    Lithuania says it supplies ammunition to Ukraine for first time in two years

    Lithuania says it has supplied lethal weaponry to Ukraine for the first time since 2014, according to Reuters. About 150 tonnes of ammunition were handed over to Ukraine on Friday, mostly 5.45 caliber cartridges for various modifications of Kalashnikov AK-47 rifle which the Lithuanian army no longer uses, a spokesman for country`s Joint Chiefs of...

    Ukraine`s envoy to CE responds to Putin`s statement: Crimea is Ukraine
    Sep03

    Ukraine`s envoy to CE responds to Putin`s statement: Crimea is Ukraine

    Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the Council of Europe Dmytro Kuleba has commented on Russian President Vladimir Putin`s statement on Crimea, saying that the peninsula belongs to Ukraine and no more debates are appropriate. ”The issue of Crimea is closed indeed. Crimea is Ukraine. The issue of the form of the Russian leaders` responsibility...

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