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    US, Ukrainian Marines Conduct Amphibious Assault During Drills
    Jul19

    US, Ukrainian Marines Conduct Amphibious Assault During Drills

    Marines from the United States and Ukraine carried out a coordinated amphibious assault drill during exercise Sea Breeze in the Ukrainian town of Mykolaivka, the US European Command (EUCOM) said in a release on Wednesday. The drills, which began on July 10 and will last until July 23, are taking place in the north-western part […] …read...

    Montenegro: Ukrainian AN-32P joins firefighting efforts
    Jul19

    Montenegro: Ukrainian AN-32P joins firefighting efforts

    A Ukrainian AN-32P firefighting plane on Wednesday morning joined the effort to extinguish a wildfire above Obosnik, near the coastal town of Tivat. According to Montenegro’s state broadcaster, the plane has the capacity to carry 8,000 liters of water. A Super Puma helicopter, with 2,000-liter capacity, is also expected to arrive from...

    Lithuania against Serbia’s EU admission?
    Jul18

    Lithuania against Serbia’s EU admission?

    Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Antanas Linkevicius has asked why Ukraine is unable to move closer to the EU, while Serbia can, the Beta agency reported this on Tuesday, citing the US website Politico. Linkevicius thinks the organization’s enlargement policy, i.e., “the EU membership perspective,” lacks “a certain balance – countries...

    Donetsk People’s Republic Declares Creation of New State of Malorossiya
    Jul18

    Donetsk People’s Republic Declares Creation of New State of Malorossiya

    Self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Leader Alexander Zakharchenko proposed on Tuesday a three-year transition period toward a new state called Malorossiya (“Little Russia”) as a way to settle the three-year conflict. “We propose to establish the state of Malorossiya. Malorossiya is an independent young state. A transition period...

    NATO membership is Ukraine’s main foreign policy priority
    Jul09

    NATO membership is Ukraine’s main foreign policy priority

    Ukraine has officially set NATO membership as a key foreign policy goal, overturning the country’s non-aligned status adopted by the previous government ousted in the Euromaidan coup of 2014. An amendment to Ukraine’s main law related to security was signed by President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday and officially came into force on...

    British Defense Minister: Russian aggression toward NATO increasing
    Jun16

    British Defense Minister: Russian aggression toward NATO increasing

    British Defense Minister Michael Fallon said in Romania on Thursday that “Russian aggression toward NATO is increasing.” Beta is reporting this, citing AP, adding that Fallon stated that NATO was “right to have agreed to a very high readiness taskforce.” In the last three years, he continued, “Russia annexed Crimea, threatened the Baltic states...

    Montenegro bans 149 Russians and Ukrainians from entry
    Jun02

    Montenegro bans 149 Russians and Ukrainians from entry

    After Moscow’s decision to ban entry to that country of some senior officials of Montenegro, Podgorica has responded with similar measures. Namely, Montenegro has decided to ban 149 nationals of Russia and Ukraine from entry, because of, as stated, the role of Russia in the Ukraine crisis and the annexation of Crimea. The list is […]...

    Portugal Wins 2017 Eurovision Song
    May14

    Portugal Wins 2017 Eurovision Song

    Portugal’s Salvador Sobral won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest narrowly beating Bulgaria and Moldova, a Sputnik correspondent reported from the scene. ​The Eurovision final took place in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev on Saturday night. Sobral’s jazz-style ballad Amar Pelos Dois (Love for Both) received 785 points from the jury and...

    “Hang Serbs”, “Russians to the knives” in Croatia
    Mar27

    “Hang Serbs”, “Russians to the knives” in Croatia

    Supporters of Croatia and Ukraine have used a match played by their national football teams to provoke Serbian and Russians. The qualifier for the 2018 World Cup in Russia was played in Zagreb, Croatia. Posters reading, “(Hang) Serbs from the willow trees”, written in Croatian, and “Moskals (Russians) to the knives” in Ukrainian, were put […]...

    Eurovision disappointed by Kiev’s decision to ban Russian contestant
    Mar22

    Eurovision disappointed by Kiev’s decision to ban Russian contestant

    The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is deeply disappointed in Kiev’s decision to ban Russian Eurovision contestant Yulia Samoilova from entering Ukraine, the union said in a statement published on the Eurovision website. “We have to respect the local laws of the host country, however we are deeply disappointed in this decision as we feel...

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