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Section: News from Ukraine

    The West Backed the Wrong Man in Ukraine

    President Petro Poroshenko is sacrificing Westernization to a personal political agenda …read more Source:...

    UPDATING: Saakashvili detained in Kyiv for “supporting criminal organizations”

    In the morning of December 5, law enforcers came to search the house of ex-Georgian President and ex-Odesa Oblast governor Mikheil Saakashvili in Kyiv, Ukraine. As a result, Saakashvili was detained. This happened after more than a month and a half of permanent protests near the Ukrainian Parliament and across Ukraine, led by Saakashvili. In …...

    Defense Ministry offers to construct underground ammunition storages

    The government needs USD 300,000 for that purpose …read more Source:...

    Putin announces he will run in 2018 election

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, at a meeting with employees of the GAZ car plant in Nizhny Novgorod, said he would run for office in March 2018, reported Vedomosti. “I will be a candidate in the presidential elections,” Putin told one of the workers of the GAZ car plant. In turn, the worker asked Putin to give the workers such a gift and...

    Japan to equip its warplanes with long-range cruise missiles

    The Government of Japan is considering mounting air-to-ground cruise missiles on national Air Self-Defense Forces’ fighters to protect against the North Korean threat, as reported by the newspaper, Asahi. It is noted that the associated research costs will be included in the fiscal 2018 budget plan (which starts on April 1, 2018). According...

    Ukraine and China agreed to implement $7 billion worth of joint contracts

    Ukraine and China agreed on deepening cooperation at a meeting between the Prime Minister of Ukraine, Volodymyr Groysman and Vice Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, Ma Kai, according to the Ukrainian government’s website. “As Ukraine and China celebrate 25 years of diplomatic relations they reach for a new...

    Media: Kremlin considers establishing special bonds to allow Russian oligarchs to bring their wealth back to Russia

    A special refund mechanism for returning money back to Russia may be developed for businessmen who fear new sanctions. The plan envisages special bonds in currencies with high yield. The idea was initiated on December 5th by a group of wealthy Russians who have assets abroad, Reuters reports. The newspaper cites anonymous sources in the...

    UN wraps up Donbas food program

    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has decided to stop providing food and other humanitarian assistance to people of Ukraine affected by the Donbas conflict, as reported by a representative of the humanitarian organization. According to the spokesperson, the cessation of the supply of aid to the east of Ukraine in the next two months is due to a...

    Militants shell Novoluhanske with 120-mm mortars

    These weapons are forbidden by the Minsk agreements …read more Source:...

    UEFA Champions League: Shakhtar beats Man City in Kharkiv

    A 2-1 win in the final round of the group stage sends the Mountaineers to the League’s playoffs …read more Source:...

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