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    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...

    UN Urges Investigation Into Deadly OSCE Mission Incident in Ukraine
    Apr25

    UN Urges Investigation Into Deadly OSCE Mission Incident in Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) — The United Nations urged parties to the conflict in Ukraine to allow a proper investigation into the incident that led to an Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) mission member’s death, UN Secretary-General spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement on Monday. “We extend our condolences...

    Italy Condemns Any Violence in East Ukraine, Following OSCE Car Blast
    Apr24

    Italy Condemns Any Violence in East Ukraine, Following OSCE Car Blast

    ROME (Sputnik) – Italy condemns any acts of violence in eastern Ukraine, the country’s Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said on Sunday commenting on the blast that killed a member of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission (SMM). “I am deeply mourning for the reports coming from eastern...

    Ukrainian Forces Accuse Donbass Militia of Carrying Out Shellings
    Apr23

    Ukrainian Forces Accuse Donbass Militia of Carrying Out Shellings

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Ukrainian forces on Sunday published a statement on Facebook accusing militias from the self-proclaimed republics of Donbass of having shelled their positions 46 times in the past 24 hours. The positions of the Kiev forces have been bombed 46 times, according to the statement published by the press center of Ukraine’s...

    Crimean Tatars’ Public Organizations Work Freely in Russia – Kremlin
    Apr23

    Crimean Tatars’ Public Organizations Work Freely in Russia – Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Extremist activities in Russia are banned, but public activities are not, there are no restrictions on the functioning of public organizations of Crimean Tatars, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday. “Actually, there are no restrictions on the functioning of public organizations of Russian citizens — Crimean Tatars....

    ‘It’s Stupid to Be Afraid’: Italian Politician on Yalta Economic Forum in Crimea
    Apr22

    ‘It’s Stupid to Be Afraid’: Italian Politician on Yalta Economic Forum in Crimea

    Last year, the local legislature of Liguria, just like the parliaments of several other Italian regions, urged the central government to recognize Crimea’s reunification with Russia and ask the EU to lift the sanctions it imposed on Russia in 2014. “I came here with a the hope for a better future because ending the sanctions and recognizing...

    Russia Takes Calmly Ukrainian Protests Over Crimea – Deputy FM
    Apr21

    Russia Takes Calmly Ukrainian Protests Over Crimea – Deputy FM

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Thursday, Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry expressed “strong protest” against Russia holding the Yalta International Economic Forum (YIEF) in Crimea, which seceded from Ukraine and rejoined Russia three years ago but is still claimed by Kiev. “I think these notes of protest should be taken calmly, they are emulating...

    Money Magnet: Foreign Investments in Crimea Steadily Increasing Since Mid-2016
    Apr21

    Money Magnet: Foreign Investments in Crimea Steadily Increasing Since Mid-2016

    YALTA (Sputnik) — Foreign and Russian investments in the Crimean peninsula have been steadily growing since the middle of 2016, Andrei Melnikov, the republic’s minister of economic development, said Thursday. “Since the middle of the last year, there has been a gradual growth of investments on all fronts, foreign and Russian,” Melnikov told...

    Ukraine National Bank: We Never Promised to Protect International Investors
    Apr21

    Ukraine National Bank: We Never Promised to Protect International Investors

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Ukraine has never given any promises to protect foreign investors, National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Governor Valeria Gontareva said in remarks at the Atlantic Council. Gontareva was asked about conversion of PrivatBank’s Eurobonds into share capital after the Bank was nationalized. “The state is paying for...

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