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    Steinmeier favors gradual phasing-out of Russia sanctions
    Jun20

    Steinmeier favors gradual phasing-out of Russia sanctions

    The European Union should gradually phase out sanctions imposed against Russia over the Ukraine crisis if there is substantial progress in the peace process, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was quoted on Sunday as saying, according to Reuters. His comments reflect divisions within Germany`s ruling right-left coalition over policy...

    Activists published video evidence of Russian invasion in Donbas (photos, video, maps)
    Jun17

    Activists published video evidence of Russian invasion in Donbas (photos, video, maps)

    The Ukrainian activists of InformNapalm online project have presented on its website some irrefutable video evidence of the invasion of Russian Armed Forces in the territory of Ukraine in the summer of 2014. Comprehensive analysis was has been conducted of a unique footage obtained by the activists revealing that the BTR-80 armored personnel...

    Russian spy with fake identity revealed in Spain
    Jun16

    Russian spy with fake identity revealed in Spain

    For the first time since the Cold War, Spain uncovered a Russian ”illegal” – a spy who had infiltrated the country 20 years ago under a fake identity, Politico reported in its piece titled ”The Spanish Story of a Russian Spy.” A Moscow spy has worked for two decades under a carefully constructed ”legend” – a false identity, complete with a fake...

    ATO HQ: Russian occupiers attack Ukraine 41 times in last day
    Jun16

    ATO HQ: Russian occupiers attack Ukraine 41 times in last day

    The Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 41 times in the past 24 hours, including 25 times in the Mariupol sector, 15 times in the Donetsk sector and once in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector,...

    McCain`s Defense Act: Ukraine may get $500 mln in U.S. security, lethal aid
    Jun15

    McCain`s Defense Act: Ukraine may get $500 mln in U.S. security, lethal aid

    The U.S. Senate has passed U.S. Senator John McCain`s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017 foreseeing, among other things, up to $500 million in security assistance to Ukraine. ”[The act] authorizes up to $500 million to provide security assistance to Ukraine, including lethal assistance,” reads a statement released by...

    Right Sector posts photos of its soldiers killed in attack on Butivka mine
    Jun13

    Right Sector posts photos of its soldiers killed in attack on Butivka mine

    Commander of the Ukrainian Right Sector Volunteer Corps Andriy Stempitskiy has posted photos of Right Sector fighters who were killed during a Russia’s artillery attack on the Butivka coal mine in eastern Ukraine in the night from Saturday to Sunday. Earlier Ministry of Defense, and spokesman of the Presidential Administration on ATO...

    EU Ambassador Tombinski: No progress in settlement of Donbas conflict
    Jun10

    EU Ambassador Tombinski: No progress in settlement of Donbas conflict

    Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine Jan Tombinski says there is no progress in the settlement of the conflict in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”Yes, we see no progress in the Minsk talks, and we see an increase in violence and ceasefire violations. We see more problems than solutions. However,...

    Russian militants denied OSCE observers access to their positions and fired at Ukraine army from 122-mm artillery
    Jun06

    Russian militants denied OSCE observers access to their positions and fired at Ukraine army from 122-mm artillery

    Russain militants continue interfering with the activity of international observers. Command of the so-called “7th separate motorized rifle brigade” (Debaltseve) prohibited access of OSCE SMM observers to the areas where the division’s strongholds are located. View map in full size Attacks continue in the Donetsk sector in the...

    Ukraine court bans payments on $3 bln loan from Russia
    Jun02

    Ukraine court bans payments on $3 bln loan from Russia

    The Holosiivskyi District Court of Kyiv has issued a ruling banning any payments on a $3 billion loan issued by Moscow to shore up the government of then-President Viktor Yanukovych in late 2013. It is reported that the ruling was issued under a lawsuit filed by Iryna Verigina against the Russian Federation to compensate for moral and material...

    Russians see U.S., Ukraine, Turkey as main enemies – poll
    Jun02

    Russians see U.S., Ukraine, Turkey as main enemies – poll

    Russians consider the United States, Ukraine and Turkey to be their main enemies, according to the findings of a public opinion poll by the Levada Center, an independent Russian polling and sociological research organization. According to the survey, 72% of Russians believe that the United States is the most hostile to the Russian Federation. The...

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