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    Sanctions short-circuit Russia’s electricity plans for annexed Crimea
    Apr27

    Sanctions short-circuit Russia’s electricity plans for annexed Crimea

    MOSCOW/SEVASTOPOL, Crimea(Reuters) – Russia’s $1.3 billion plan to build two new power plants in Crimea aimed to show that Moscow could complete high-tech projects on the annexed peninsula despite Western technology sanctions. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, Belarus leaders mark Chernobyl anniversary
    Apr27

    Ukraine, Belarus leaders mark Chernobyl anniversary

    The leaders of Ukraine and Belarus have toured the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident, marking the 31st anniversary of the disaster. Debate continues over the death toll from radiation poisoning in the region. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Chernobyl disaster 31 years on…
    Apr26

    Chernobyl disaster 31 years on…

    The United Nations today commemorated the International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day recalling the devastating explosion of 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant which spewed radioactive material to an area stretching 155,000 square kilometres across Belarus, Russia and Ukraine. Underscoring the need to strengthen international...

    Contact group on Ukraine in Minsk agrees POW intention verification mechanism
    Apr26

    Contact group on Ukraine in Minsk agrees POW intention verification mechanism

    Humanitarian affairs were high on the agenda of the discussions held in Minsk on 26 April. “Once again the discussion focused on releasing the people, who are being held due to the conflict,” said Martin Sajdik. …read more Source:...

    Banned Russian singer to perform in Crimea as Eurovision starts
    Apr26

    Banned Russian singer to perform in Crimea as Eurovision starts

    Yulia Samoilova will give a concert in the annexed territory after Ukraine banned her from competing in the 2017 contest in KievThe Russian singer banned from this year’s Eurovision song contest will give a concert in annexed Crimea on the same day the music tournament starts in Kiev.Ukrainian authorities banned Yulia Samoilova from...

    Lukashenko, Poroshenko discuss Ukrainian electricity export to Belarus
    Apr26

    Lukashenko, Poroshenko discuss Ukrainian electricity export to Belarus

    “We discussed it and gave relevant instructions concerning the possibility of exporting Ukrainian electricity to Belarusian consumers,” said the Ukrainian head of state. …read more Source:...

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 15 May
    Apr26

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 15 May

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    Joshua vs Klitschko: When does it start and who will win?
    Apr26

    Joshua vs Klitschko: When does it start and who will win?

    Credits Getty Alt Text Anthony Joshua, Wladimir Klitschko The tale of the tape, the best odds and how to watch the biggest boxing showdown since World War II Preview Wednesday, April 26, 2017 – 4:24pm …read more Source: The...

    OSCE representative in Minsk names ceasefire crucial to advancing peace process in Ukraine
    Apr26

    OSCE representative in Minsk names ceasefire crucial to advancing peace process in Ukraine

    “Events of 23 April prove that security matters in the conflict zone and primarily the meticulous and full observance of the ceasefire regime, the withdrawal of heavy weapons, and mine clearance are crucial to promoting the peace process. The trilateral contact group calls for it all the time,” said Martin Sajdik. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko invites Lukashenko to make official visit to Ukraine in summer
    Apr26

    Poroshenko invites Lukashenko to make official visit to Ukraine in summer

    According to Petro Poroshenko, Belarus and Ukraine will develop an agenda and prepare the necessary documents, the signature of which will contribute towards the promotion of cooperation between the two states. …read more Source:...

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