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    UNGA Resolution Accusing Moscow is Kiev’s Attempt to Push Own Agenda – Analyst
    Nov17

    UNGA Resolution Accusing Moscow is Kiev’s Attempt to Push Own Agenda – Analyst

    Sputnik: What is behind the latest Ukrainian efforts in terms of their political agenda? What is Kiev trying to put forward with this one? Xavier Moreau: You know, in my opinion, there is no importance of this resolution because as we know only the Security Council of the United Nations can have an influence on what happens not only in Ukraine,...

    UN General Assembly Adopts Resolution Condemning Crimea Human Rights Violations
    Nov15

    UN General Assembly Adopts Resolution Condemning Crimea Human Rights Violations

    UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) — The resolution was approved by 71 member states, including Canada, the United States and the EU. Twenty-five countries, including Russia, China, Iran, India and Syria, voted against the measure, while 77 delegations, mainly from Latin America and Africa, abstained from the vote. “[The resolution] condemns violations,...

    Ex-Odessa Governor’s Supporters Stage Rally in Ukrainian Capital (PHOTO, VIDEO)
    Nov13

    Ex-Odessa Governor’s Supporters Stage Rally in Ukrainian Capital (PHOTO, VIDEO)

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Some 400 protesters marched downtown through Maidan Nezalezhnosti, the central square of Kiev, according to local police. The demonstrators called for the adoption of laws on the anti-corruption court and the impeachment of the president, as a Sputnik correspondent reported from the scene. Former regional governor in Ukranian...

    US to Discuss With Russia Sending Peacekeepers to East Ukraine – Reports
    Nov10

    US to Discuss With Russia Sending Peacekeepers to East Ukraine – Reports

    The US proposal will be put forth in the coming days in response to Russia’s initiative to deploy peacekeepers to the line of contact between rebels and Ukrainian troops, Western officials told the Wall Street Journal. Russian President Vladimir Putin has backed this measure, which aims to protect OSCE observers along the separation line....

    White House Denies Approving of Supply Lethal Weapons to Ukraine
    Nov10

    White House Denies Approving of Supply Lethal Weapons to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The US administration on Thursday denied media reports that claimed it had approved “in principle” sending lethal weapons to Ukraine. “No, this is wrong,” the White House national security official Michael Anton has told Sputnik. The Wall Street Journal’s article came out a day after Congress unveiled a new US defense...

    US State Department Refrains to Сomment on Ukraine’s Source Menacing Reporters
    Nov09

    US State Department Refrains to Сomment on Ukraine’s Source Menacing Reporters

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, the US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert has expressed her commitment to protect the rights of reporters across the world. She noted that the United States would continue to exercise freedom of speech and advocate for it on the international arena. When asked whether the United States would...

    IFJ Slams Expulsion of Russian Journalist by Ukraine
    Nov08

    IFJ Slams Expulsion of Russian Journalist by Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Sputnik) — Philippe Leruth told Sputnik that the banning of Zakhar Vinogradov by the Ukrainian authorities was an insidious form of censorship. “The fact he was not given any explanation makes me think this was a principle decision and not a reaction to any piece he published, and to which Ukrainian authorities had then been able to...

    Lavrov: Newly Formed Association Will Boost Crimea’s Interaction With West
    Nov07

    Lavrov: Newly Formed Association Will Boost Crimea’s Interaction With West

    YALTA (Sputnik) — The establishment of the international association “Friends of Crimea” will help to promote interaction between the peninsula and international partners including in the West, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. “I am convinced that the results of the conference, including the creation of the international association...

    ‘Friends of Crimea’ Forum to Kick Off in Russia’s Yalta
    Nov06

    ‘Friends of Crimea’ Forum to Kick Off in Russia’s Yalta

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) — Foreign delegations are arriving to the Crimean peninsula to participate in the International Forum Friends of Crimea, Crimean Deputy Prime Minister Georgy Muradov told Sputnik on Sunday. This conference will be attended by the former politicians, businessmen, international organizations’ representatives. Foreign...

    Ukraine’s Parliament May Discuss Donbass Reintegration Bill in Mid-November
    Nov05

    Ukraine’s Parliament May Discuss Donbass Reintegration Bill in Mid-November

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Ukrainian parliament may hold the second reading of the bill on Donbass reintegration, initially set for October, in the middle of November, Ukraine’s presidential parliamentary representative Irina Lutsenko said Saturday. In early October, the Ukrainian parliament in the first reading adopted the bill on reintegration of...

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