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    German Defense Minister: Russia should be pressured by sanctions until it fulfills promises made at Minsk

    Deutsche Welle reports that German Defense Minister Ursula Von der Leyen called for a tougher line against Moscow during an interview with Bild am Sonntag published on Sunday, April 22. “President Putin doesn’t appreciate weakness,” she said. According to the Minister, by means of sanctions it is necessary “to insist on...

    24 hours in Donbas: 25 attacks performed

    Three Ukrainian soldiers were injured as a result of the attacks …read more Source:...

    Canada allocates $750,000 to organizing educational tours about the Holodomor in Ukraine

    The Canadian province of Ontario allocated $750,000 to support the National Education Tour on the Holodomor, MP of Ontario provincial parliament Yvan Baker reported. “Proud to announce this afternoon that the Canada Ukraine Foundation received a $750,000 grant to promote awareness about the Ukrainian famine of 1932-33 through the Holodomor...

    Ukraine withdraws from CIS. Is GUAM an alternative for us?

    At the 11th Kyiv Security Forum, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko proposed the official withdrawal of the country from the CIS statutory bodies, as well as the termination of certain provisions of the Treaty on Friendship, Cooperation and Partnership between the Russian Federation and Ukraine. Another important event of the forum was the...

    Russia refuses to take part in recapitalization of World Bank

    Russia has refused to participate in the recapitalization of the World Bank (WB) due to disagreement over the new principles of its credit policy, TASS reports. The United States has also decided to abandon its participation in the recapitalization; however, the US will retain a blocking minority stake, which will drop from 20% to 15%. “We...

    G7 to create group on monitoring Russia

    Earlier, Germany excluded Russia’s return to G7 …read more Source:...

    Infrastructure Ministry to ban Russian vessels to enter Ukraine’s inland waterways

    The decision was made due to the high risk of terrorist threats …read more Source:...

    The USA urges Ukraine to establish an anti-corruption court and to raise gas tariffs

    The USA called on Ukraine to establish an independent anti-corruption court and to raise gas tariffs, stated United States Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan on April 21 at a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Pavlo Klimkin. Sullivan pressed Ukraine to increase reform efforts and to adhere to the programs of the...

    Armenia’s President accepts Government resignation

    Earlier, Serzh Sargsyan resigned as Armenia’s PM amid continuing massive protests demanding his resignation …read more Source:...

    Macron advises not to show weakness with Putin

    French President Emmanuel Macron stated in an interview with Fox News Sunday that he sees Russian President Vladimir Putin as a “strong man” and advised not to be naïve when working with him. “I think he’s a very strong man, he’s a strong president,” Macron commented. “He wants a great Russia. People are proud with of policy. He is...

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