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    Sputnik Editor-in-Chief Ridicules New Kiev’s Sanctions Against Agency
    May16

    Sputnik Editor-in-Chief Ridicules New Kiev’s Sanctions Against Agency

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko enacted the National Security and Defense Council’s (NSDC) decision to expand the list of Russian individuals and legal entities, against which sanctions were imposed, and to extend the duration of the sanctions. The appendix to the NSDC decision mentions the...

    Number of Civilians Affected by Donbass Conflict Shows Decrease in April
    May16

    Number of Civilians Affected by Donbass Conflict Shows Decrease in April

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A decrease in civilian casualties linked to the Ukrainian conflict has been noted in April, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Monday in a statement. “A slight decrease of conflict-related civilian casualties was recorded in April, with 66 casualties (13 deaths and 53 injuries) reported compared to...

    Sputnik Editor-in-Chief Ridicules New Kiev’s Sanctions Against Agency
    May16

    Sputnik Editor-in-Chief Ridicules New Kiev’s Sanctions Against Agency

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko enacted the National Security and Defense Council’s (NSDC) decision to expand the list of Russian individuals and legal entities, against which sanctions were imposed, and to extend the duration of the sanctions. The appendix to the NSDC decision mentions the...

    Number of Civilians Affected by Donbass Conflict Shows Decrease in April
    May16

    Number of Civilians Affected by Donbass Conflict Shows Decrease in April

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A decrease in civilian casualties linked to the Ukrainian conflict has been noted in April, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Monday in a statement. “A slight decrease of conflict-related civilian casualties was recorded in April, with 66 casualties (13 deaths and 53 injuries) reported compared to...

    Ukrainian Sanctions Not to Have Negative Impact on Yandex Business in General
    May16

    Ukrainian Sanctions Not to Have Negative Impact on Yandex Business in General

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia’s technology giant Yandex said Tuesday that the sanctions, imposed on it by Ukraine, in overall will not have a substantial negative impact on the company’s business. “While Ukraine is a small part of our business and the sanctions will not have a material negative impact on our consolidated results, we...

    Ukraine Teeters on the Brink of Default as Kiev Struggles to Repay Debts
    May15

    Ukraine Teeters on the Brink of Default as Kiev Struggles to Repay Debts

    S&P Global Rating estimated Ukrainian debt repayment in 2017-2020 at over $20 billion, which exceeds the country’s current gold and exchange reserves. According to a report by Ukraine’s National Bank, as of May 1, the gold and exchange reserves are $17.2 billion. Ukraine began negotiations on the restructuring of its $19.3 billion...

    U.N accuses Ukraine of supplying S. Sudan with arms
    May15

    U.N accuses Ukraine of supplying S. Sudan with arms

    May 14, 2017 (JUBA) – A United Nations panel of experts has accused Ukraine of supplying the young nation with weapons. Arms and light weapons have been used by both warring parties in South Sudan to commit abuses (Photo courtesy of SSANSA) The U.N report, for instance, mentioned the case of an Ilyunshinil-76 aircraft that was transported from...

    Ukraine on the spot for massive $264 Million arms sale to South Sudan
    May15

    Ukraine on the spot for massive $264 Million arms sale to South Sudan

    Tweet By: JOSEPH ODUHA in Juba, THE EASTAFRICAN, May/14/2017, SSN; The United Nations has accused Ukraine of supplying weapons to South Sudan against an international embargo. A report by the UN Panel of experts (PoE) monitoring the international compliance with the arms embargo on South Sudan, disclosed that Ukraine was supplying weapons that...

    OSCE Observers Inspect Shelled Houses In Eastern Ukraine
    May14

    OSCE Observers Inspect Shelled Houses In Eastern Ukraine

    Monitors on Sunday inspected a household in the eastern Ukrainian town of Avdiyivka which was damaged by artillery fire a day earlier. Members of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) monitoring mission, inspected the attack site and spoke with local residents who witnessed the incident. Ukrainian authorities said that on...

    Poroshenko Says US Engaged in Normandy Format on Donbass Conflict Settlement
    May14

    Poroshenko Says US Engaged in Normandy Format on Donbass Conflict Settlement

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The United States is engaged in the work of the Normandy format on settling the conflict in Donbass, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Sunday. The Normandy Four contact group on Ukraine crisis comprises Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine. “I want to stop any discussions that it would be more effective for us to bring the...

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