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    Media: Ukrainian authorities arrest owner of ‘private border’ with Hungary

    On the morning of November 16 at the Karpata resort near Mukachevo, law enforcement officers arrested Horvat Attila, alias “Doki”, who is the owner of the so-called “private border” with Hungary that is used for smuggling, reported Mukachevo.net with reference to sources in Ukrainian law enforcement. The article also reported the arrest of the...

    Lithuanian parliament adopts ‘Magnitsky Law’

    The Lithuanian Parliament (Seimas) has adopted a law similar to the Magnitsky Act adopted in 2012 by Washington authorities to punish Russian officials guilty of the death of Sergei Magnitsky, a Ukrainian-born Russian accountant who stood up to Russian authorities, accusing them of large-scale fraud. The law passed by the Lithuanian Seimas bans...

    US senate to change its policy on providing Ukraine with weapons

    The US administration is coming close to changing its policy on supplying Ukraine with defensive weaponry, said Republican Senator Jim Inhofe during a hearing of the US Senate Committee on Armed Services devoted to approving the new US Defense Ministry officials, Voice of America reports. “Under the previous presidential administration, the US...

    WADA refuses to lift suspension of Russia’s anti-doping agency

    The Foundation Board of the World Anti-Doping Agency or WADA decided not to restore the rights of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency or RUSADA. Leaving in force the decision on RUSADA, the Foundation Board noted the absence among Russian sports functionaries of the “unconditional recognition of the conclusions from the McLaren report,”...

    Lavrov admits that Russia has no proof of U.S. collusion with ISIS

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov admitted that Moscow has no evidence of U.S. collusion with ISIS militant terrorists, reported Interfax news agency. At the same time, the Russian Foreign Minister noted that the actions of the Western coalition led by the United States in Syria makes Russian aviation tactics more difficult. According to the...

    U.S. Defense Budget with $350 million for Ukraine sent to Trump for signature

    The U.S. defense budget for 2018, which provides $350 million to help Ukraine in security matters, has been sent to the U.S. President for signature, as reported on the Facebook page of the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States. “The U.S. Senate approved a bill for the U.S. budget for 2018 military spending, which contains permission to...

    Washington: US State Department follows up the adoption of Russian law on foreign agent media

    The Department of State is closely following the fate of the Russian law on foreign agents, RIA Novosti reports, citing a department representative. “We are closely following this bill to see whether it will be adopted and how it will be implemented,” he said. According to him, the State Department informed its Russian partners that...

    Belarus declares its readiness to provide a peacekeeping contingent to the Donbas

    Belarus is ready to provide peacekeeping contingent to the Donbas, if it receives consent from all interested parties, as announced at a joint news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei. “We are ready to allocate an appropriate peacekeeping contingent, if it is acceptable to...

    Poland banned entry to several Ukrainians

    Several Ukrainians have been placed on an entry ban list composed by Poland, as stated by the Foreign Minister of Poland, Witold Waszczykowski, at a press conference in Warsaw, Ukrinform reports. “The list is short, there are just a few names on it,” Waszczykowski said and stressed that Poland intended to work towards a resolution to all issues...

    The European Parliament supported the creation of trust fund for Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova

    The European Parliament voted for the recommendations of the “Eastern Partnership” summit to create a model of the “Eastern Partnership Plus” for Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia. Over 519 deputies of the European Parliament voted for it, 114 were against, 47 abstained, UNIAN reports. It is suggested in the EP report to create a model for countries...

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