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    Ukrainian President Signs Bill Banning St. George’s Ribbon
    Jun12

    Ukrainian President Signs Bill Banning St. George’s Ribbon

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko signed into force the bill banning the use of St. George’s ribbons in Ukraine on Monday. “Signed the law banning St. George ribbons. Since it is not a symbol of the World War II, it is a symbol of aggression against Ukraine in 2014-2017,” Poroshenko said on Twitter. The bill was...

    Kiev Accuses Donbass Militia of Violating Ceasefire 67 Times Over Past 24 Hours
    Jun12

    Kiev Accuses Donbass Militia of Violating Ceasefire 67 Times Over Past 24 Hours

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Ukrainian forces accused Donbass region’s militia of breaching ceasefire 67 times and killing two Ukrainian army’s soldiers during the past 24 hours, the press service of Kiev’s special military operation in Donbass said in a statement Monday. “[Donbass] militia opened fire on Ukrainian Armed Forces’...

    Tech: ‘Metro: Exodus’ is a gorgeous action-adventure game coming to Microsoft’s new Xbox One X
    Jun12

    Tech: ‘Metro: Exodus’ is a gorgeous action-adventure game coming to Microsoft’s new Xbox One X

    Microsoft took the wraps off its new Xbox One X console on Sunday, and showcased a number of good-looking new games alongside it. Here's one: "Metro: Exodus." At its E3 presentation Sunday, Microsoft took the wraps off its new game console, the Xbox One X, and showcased a number of new games that aim to make use of its enhanced...

    Ukraine celebrates visa-free travel into EU
    Jun11

    Ukraine celebrates visa-free travel into EU

    Ukraine celebrated on Sunday the first day of visa-free access to the European Union with hundreds crossing the border in what has been seen as a breakaway from Russia. …read more Source:...

    EU Short-Term Visa-Free Regime for Ukraine Enters Into Force
    Jun11

    EU Short-Term Visa-Free Regime for Ukraine Enters Into Force

    KIEV (Sputnik) – Ukrainian citizens’ 90-day visa-free travel to the EU member states came into force Sunday, Poroshenko said. “Visa-free regime for Ukraine started working!” Poroshenko posted on his Facebook account. On May 17, President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani and Malta’s Interior Minister Carmelo Abela, presiding...

    Kiev Says Introducing Visas for Russia Will Cost Ukraine Over $56 Billion
    Jun10

    Kiev Says Introducing Visas for Russia Will Cost Ukraine Over $56 Billion

    KIEV (Sputnik) – On Thursday, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said the ministry was ready to implement the necessary procedures on introducing the visa regime with Russia in case such a decision is taken. “[Visa regime introduction] requires at least 1.5-2 billion hryvnias [approximately $56.7 — 76.5 million]. There are preliminary...

    Difficult journey awaits Ukraine despite visa-free travel to EU
    Jun10

    Difficult journey awaits Ukraine despite visa-free travel to EU

    The EU ambassador to Ukraine is preparing for a party with friends on Sunday when the visa-free travel between the bloc and Ukraine begins. DW’s Christian Trippe spoke with the EU’s Ukraine envoy about what comes next. …read more Source:...

    Tech: Here are all the clones on ‘Orphan Black’ you need to know
    Jun10

    Tech: Here are all the clones on ‘Orphan Black’ you need to know

    As "Orphan Black" begins its fifth and final season, here's a reminder of the many clones that have appeared on the BBC America show. Warning: Spoilers from the first four seasons of “Orphan Black” ahead. “Orphan Black” embarks on its fifth and final season on Saturday. At the center of the show is the...

    Politics: Trump unequivocally pledges to protect NATO from Russia — but still wants unprecedented backpay
    Jun09

    Politics: Trump unequivocally pledges to protect NATO from Russia — but still wants unprecedented backpay

    "I have committed, but I am committing the US to Article 5," said Trump. At a joint press conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, US President Donald Trump affirmed his commitment to protecting NATO allies against possible Russian military incursions and made it clear that his problem with NATO is purely monetary. Asked...

    Ukraine Taking Measures to Prevent Nord Stream 2 Construction – PM
    Jun09

    Ukraine Taking Measures to Prevent Nord Stream 2 Construction – PM

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The European Commission said on Friday it remained concerned that the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, if built, would jeopardize the transit of Russian gas to the European Union via Ukraine. Earlier in the day, the Commission adopted a request to the bloc’s ministers for a negotiating mandate with Russia on the Nord Stream 2...

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