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    Brussels to Keep Denying Crimean Self-Determination Until Trump Says Otherwise
    Apr27

    Brussels to Keep Denying Crimean Self-Determination Until Trump Says Otherwise

    On a visit to Crimea, former Vice-President of the OSCE Assembly Willy Wimmer, a Bundestag deputy who has also served as defense spokesman for Germany’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party and parliamentary state secretary to the German Defense Ministry, told Sputnik Deutschland that the Crimean people’s decision to join Russia was...

    Ukrainian Man Faces Up to 15 Years in Prison for Illegal Entry to US
    Apr27

    Ukrainian Man Faces Up to 15 Years in Prison for Illegal Entry to US

    NEW YORK (Sputnik) — A Ukrainian national faces up to 15 years in prison for making false statement and illegally re-entering the United States after being deported, the US Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) agency announced in a press release Wednesday. “Thiodore Igorovich Galista was arrested Tuesday morning in New York,” the release...

    Ukraine, Belarus leaders mark Chernobyl anniversary
    Apr27

    Ukraine, Belarus leaders mark Chernobyl anniversary

    The leaders of Ukraine and Belarus have toured the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident, marking the 31st anniversary of the disaster. Debate continues over the death toll from radiation poisoning in the region. …read more Source:...

    German Die Linke Lawmaker Denies Claims of Being Paid for Visiting Crimea
    Apr26

    German Die Linke Lawmaker Denies Claims of Being Paid for Visiting Crimea

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) – The chairman of the German Left Party (Die Linke) parliamentary faction in the town of Quakenbrueck, Andreas Maurer, said Wednesday that his opponents’ claims that he was paid to visit Crimea were lies. “In Germany, my opponents are trying to discredit our visits to Crimea, claiming that I get paid for it. This is a...

    German Lawmaker Says Ukraine’s 2014 Coup ‘Organized by West’
    Apr26

    German Lawmaker Says Ukraine’s 2014 Coup ‘Organized by West’

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) — The state coup in Ukraine in 2014 was organized by the West, member of Germany’s ruling party Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Willy Wimmer said on Wednesday. Wimmer is currently visiting Crimea as a member of a delegation of lawmakers and businesspeople from Germany and Austria. “What happened in Ukraine in 2014,...

    Kiev Concerned by Reports US Might Slash Financial Aid
    Apr26

    Kiev Concerned by Reports US Might Slash Financial Aid

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — On Monday, Foreign Policy magazine, citing a Department of State budget document, reported that the United States was considering cutting Ukraine financial aid by some 68.8 percent. “The Embassy is concerned with the information in American press on the United States Administration’s budget proposals that may envisage...

    Politics: The Russians are using ‘a new style of attack’ against France’s frontrunner candidate
    Apr26

    Politics: The Russians are using ‘a new style of attack’ against France’s frontrunner candidate

    A hacking group linked to Russia's military intelligence apparatus has begun taking aim at France's centrist presidential candidate, Emmanuel Macron. A hacking group linked by cybersecurity experts to Russia’s military intelligence apparatus has begun taking aim at France’s centrist presidential candidate, Emmanuel Macron,...

    Politics: The elite Russian hackers taking aim at the West have a ‘deadly’ and ‘unprecedented’ new tool in their arsenal
    Apr26

    Politics: The elite Russian hackers taking aim at the West have a ‘deadly’ and ‘unprecedented’ new tool in their arsenal

    A hacking group linked to Russia's military intelligence apparatus has begun taking aim at France's centrist presidential candidate, Emmanuel Macron. A hacking group linked by cybersecurity experts to Russia’s military intelligence apparatus has begun taking aim at France’s centrist presidential candidate, Emmanuel Macron,...

    Washington Wants OSCE to Lead Investigation Into Deadly Car Blast in Ukraine
    Apr26

    Washington Wants OSCE to Lead Investigation Into Deadly Car Blast in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The OSCE should lead the investigation into an explosion that killed one of its Special Monitoring Mission members in eastern Ukraine, US Department of State acting spokesperson Mark Toner said in a briefing on Tuesday. “We believe this should be an OSCE led investigation because we want to find out exactly what happened,”...

    UN: Electricity Cuts Put Additional Burden on Civilian Population in Ukraine
    Apr25

    UN: Electricity Cuts Put Additional Burden on Civilian Population in Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) – The civilian population in Ukraine is already vulnerable due to the ongoing conflict and should not be put under additional pressure by electricity shortages, UN Secretary-General spokesman Stephane Dujarric said on Tuesday. “It is important that the civilian population that is trapped in the fighting should not be made...

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