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    Volker: deployment of peacekeepers in Donbas according to Russia’s proposal will further divide Ukraine

    The introduction of UN peacekeepers into the conflict zone in the Donbas according to the scenario proposed by Russia will aggravate the division of Ukraine, as stated by Special Envoy of the US State Department on Ukraine Kurt Volker, who arrived in Kyiv to participate in the forum “Yalta European Strategy” on Saturday, September 16....

    Ukraine plans to attract $2 billion in borrowings on foreign markets in 2018 and 2019

    Ukraine plans to attract $4 billion in borrowings on foreign markets in 2018 and 2019, Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk told reporters at the 14th annual Yalta European Strategy meeting. “We plan, and this is in the IMF program, to raise $2 billion in 2018 and another $2 billion in 2019. This is our benchmark. Of course, the amounts could...

    General Electric can start production of locomotives and spare parts in Ukraine

    Negotiations with General Electric about the provision of 30 locomotives on leasing terms to Ukrzaliznytsia are ongoing …read more Source:...

    Russia and China to hold joint military exercises on September 18-26

    The coastal phase of the exercises will be held in Vladivostok …read more Source:...

    Russia uses its newest T-27B3 tanks at Zapad 2017 military exercises

    The forces of Russia’s Western Military District (WMD) have mobilized T-72B3 tanks with the latest modifications as part of the Zapad 2017 strategic exercises. The maneuvers were the first time the tanks were tested on a large scale, the military district’s press service announced this on Sunday. “The Zapad 2017 joint strategic...

    Poroshenko to raise issue of release of Ukrainian hostages during US visit

    President of Ukraine will participate in the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly on September 18-21 …read more Source:...

    New wave of phone calls about bomb threats causes mass evacuations in major Russian cities

    Three nightclubs were evacuated in Moscow after phone calls of bomb threats, RIA Novosti reported. “The verification continues in the nightclubs located at the Bolotnaya Embankment. The night clubs ART{el}, Bessonniza, ICON and RED are being checked for explosives,” the news agency’s source at emergency services said. 600 people...

    Pentagon accuses Russia of air strikes against US allies in Syria

    The statement says that as a result of the attack, soldiers from among the partners of the coalition were wounded …read more Source:...

    UN delays discussion on withdrawal of Russian troops from Transnistria

    According to UN Press-Secretary Brenden Varma, consideration of including an item on the withdrawal of Russian troops from Transnistria in the agenda of the UN General Assembly has been postponed until October. The General Committee decided to postpone discussions on this issue in connection with an agreement between the parties concerned. Varma...

    Russian official believes the US mission on Donbas might “end ingloriously”

    Officials in Russia reacted to Volker criticizing Putin’s plan on UN peacekeepers …read more Source:...

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