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    Why EU May Soon ‘Abandon Visa-Free Regime’ With Ukraine
    May18

    Why EU May Soon ‘Abandon Visa-Free Regime’ With Ukraine

    “Six months or one year later, a huge number of Ukrainians will come to the EU countries. They will strive for the states with lax control systems, like Spain, Portugal, Italy,” the expert said. According to Ben, the majority of Ukrainians will go to Europe not on tourist trips, but rather to find a job, including on illegal labor markets. “They...

    Politics: Report: Russian bank whose CEO met secretly with Jared Kushner helped finance Trump’s Toronto hotel
    May17

    Politics: Report: Russian bank whose CEO met secretly with Jared Kushner helped finance Trump’s Toronto hotel

    A Russian state-owned bank under US sanctions helped financed the construction of the president's 65-story Trump International Hotel and Tower, a new report said. A Russian state-owned bank under US sanctions, whose CEO met with President Donald Trump’s son-in-law in December, helped financed the construction of the president’s...

    Politics: These are the major hotspots where the US military is deployed
    May17

    Politics: These are the major hotspots where the US military is deployed

    In total, about 69,300 soldiers are assigned to Pacom, 41,990 soldiers in Centcom, 34,520 soldiers in Eucom, and 9,150 soldiers assigned to Africom. The US military has over 1.3 million men and women on active duty, with more than 450,000 of them stationed overseas. Many of these stationed service members perform training exercises and other...

    Ukraine Opposition Introduces Bill Decriminalizing St. George Ribbon
    May17

    Ukraine Opposition Introduces Bill Decriminalizing St. George Ribbon

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The bill proposes an amendment to the law approved by the parliament on Tuesday, which, if signed by President Petro Poroshenko, would introduce fines or arrest for making or wearing of the ribbon in Ukraine, with an exception made for war veterans whose medals or orders incorporate elements of the ribbon. During the latest...

    Tovuti ya rais wa Ukraine yashambuliwa na Urusi
    May17

    Tovuti ya rais wa Ukraine yashambuliwa na Urusi

    Tovuti rasmi ya rais wa Ukraine Petro Poroshenko imeshambuliwa na wahalifu wa mtandaoni kutoka Urusi, mamlaka yake imesema. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of attack on president’s website after web sanctions
    May17

    Ukraine accuses Russia of attack on president’s website after web sanctions

    Ukraine slapped economic restrictions on Russia’s largest internet group Yandex and other popular online firms, saying it wanted to guard against cyber threats, and the Kremlin threatened retaliation. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    Ukraine Needs $1 Bln to Fully Block Russian Websites
    May17

    Ukraine Needs $1 Bln to Fully Block Russian Websites

    KIEV (Sputnik) – Ukraine will need $1 billion and about two years to fully block the Russian websites subjected to the ban signed by country’s President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday, Chairman of the Board of the Ukrainian Internet Association (UIA) Alexander Fedyenko told the 112 Ukraina broadcaster on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, Poroshenko...

    Ukrainian Citizens Register Petitions to Lift Ban on Russian Websites
    May17

    Ukrainian Citizens Register Petitions to Lift Ban on Russian Websites

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Ukrainian citizens on Tuesday registered dozens of petitions on the website of the country’s President Petro Poroshenko calling not to block Russian social networks and websites. Earlier in the day, Poroshenko enacted the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine to expand the list of sanctioned...

    Ukraine imposes new sanctions on Russian social media and web services
    May16

    Ukraine imposes new sanctions on Russian social media and web services

    Ukraine has imposed new sanctions on Russian social media and web services. The measure is controversial, as millions of Ukrainian citizens affected by the ban are anxious about what will happen to their data. …read more Source:...

    Kiev Ban on St. George Ribbons to Legitimize Actions of Neo-Nazis
    May16

    Kiev Ban on St. George Ribbons to Legitimize Actions of Neo-Nazis

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Verkhovna Rada passed earlier on Tuesday a bill that introduces administrative punishment, including fines or arrests, for manufacturing and wearing of St. George’s ribbons in Ukraine. The explanatory note to the law states that since 2014 the St. George’s ribbon has been used by “pro-Russian separatists on the...

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