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    Don’t Have It? Steal It! Ukraine Moves to Confiscate Coal Shipments From Donbass
    May21

    Don’t Have It? Steal It! Ukraine Moves to Confiscate Coal Shipments From Donbass

    Earlier Ukrainian Energy Minister Igor Nasalik issued directives to revenue and customs agencies to confiscate coal shipments originating from Donetsk and Lugansk regions – a decision prompted by an energy crisis that erupted following the economic blockade imposed against these territories by Ukrainian forces. In late January, a group of former...

    Kiev Pins Hopes on Chinese Investment Amid Lukewarm Reception From EU
    May21

    Kiev Pins Hopes on Chinese Investment Amid Lukewarm Reception From EU

    On Friday, the Kiev City State Administration signed a memorandum of understanding with a Chinese consortium for the construction of a fourth underground railway line for the city’s subway system. The consortium, which includes the China Railway International Group and the China Pacific Construction Group, will oversee the 30 billion...

    Blast Hits Office of Ukraine’s Right Wing Party in Kiev, No Casualties Resulted
    May21

    Blast Hits Office of Ukraine’s Right Wing Party in Kiev, No Casualties Resulted

    KIEV (Sputnik) — An explosion hit the office of Ukraine’s right-wing party The Congress of Ukrainian Nationalists in the country’s capital of Kiev, local media reported. According to Hromadske TV broadcaster, no one was injured. Unknown individuals threw a combat grenade into the building, the same reports suggested. The police is...

    Germany Ready to Intensify Work of Normandy Four on Ukraine – Kiev
    May21

    Germany Ready to Intensify Work of Normandy Four on Ukraine – Kiev

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Germany is ready to intensify the work of the Normandy Four format and considers that the G7 states should more actively support the process of Ukrainian reforms, Svyatoslav Tsegolko, the press secretary of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, said Saturday. Earlier in the day, Poroshenko held talks with German Chancellor Angela...

    News24.com | Merkel wants to restart Minsk talks on Ukraine
    May20

    News24.com | Merkel wants to restart Minsk talks on Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she wants to initiate new talks on the stagnant peace process in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ceasefire? Be Damned! Poroshenko Sends Soviet T-80 Tanks to Donbass
    May20

    Ceasefire? Be Damned! Poroshenko Sends Soviet T-80 Tanks to Donbass

    Poroshenko posted bombastic footage of Ukraine’s T-80 battle tanks on his Facebook page, accompanying it with the nationalistic #GloryToUkraine hashtag. “Another batch of beautiful T-80 tanks will be sent to the Ukrainian Airmobile Forces on the front line! We are working further to reinforce our defensive capacity!” However, with this...

    No more aid! TRUMP, other donors also blacklist Kenya thanks to UHURU/ RUTO – RAILA was right
    May20

    No more aid! TRUMP, other donors also blacklist Kenya thanks to UHURU/ RUTO – RAILA was right

    ..get donor funds because it would have to comply with new highly stringent conditions before accessing funds.The Global Fund has proposed some reforms if Kenya has to get funds from donors, among them a zero cash policy.With this, fund recipients will not receive lamp sum disbursement in advance. Instead funds will only be made available after...

    Politics: Trump to Russian diplomats: Firing ‘nut job’ James Comey took ‘great pressure’ off me
    May19

    Politics: Trump to Russian diplomats: Firing ‘nut job’ James Comey took ‘great pressure’ off me

    Trump told Russian diplomats in an Oval Office meeting last week that his firing of "nut job" Comey had taken "great pressure because of Russia" off of him. President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats in an Oval Office meeting last week that his firing of “nut job” FBI Director James Comey had taken “great...

    Ukrainian Conflict Used to Polarize Europe – EU Lawmaker
    May19

    Ukrainian Conflict Used to Polarize Europe – EU Lawmaker

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Ukrainian conflict is being used to tear Europe apart and Europeans should realize that any global war would go through Europe, Jean-Luc Schaffhauser, a member of the European parliament, told Sputnik. “Ukraine today is a weapon which some warmongers use to polarize Europe, I think… If the war really broke out… it would go...

    Red Scare: Ukraine Launches Crimea-Related Probe Against Stalin

    According to a statement posted in the Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine’s official website, the investigation into the 1944 “forced deportation of the Crimean Tatar people and other ethnic groups from the territory of the Crimean ASSR (Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic)” began in December 2015. “This is not just an act of...

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