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    Germany Expects Steps From Ukraine, Russia Toward Minsk Deal Fulfillment
    Jun29

    Germany Expects Steps From Ukraine, Russia Toward Minsk Deal Fulfillment

    BERLIN (Sputnik) — Germany expects strident moves by both Russia and Ukraine aimed at the implementation of the Minsk agreements, the country’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer said on Wednesday. “We expect from Ukrainians, as well as from Russians, to take steps toward implementation of the Minsk accords,” Schaefer told the...

    Not About Money: Why Poland, Ukraine are Boosting Military Equipment Trade
    Jun28

    Not About Money: Why Poland, Ukraine are Boosting Military Equipment Trade

    Poland and Ukraine have signed military-technical cooperation agreement, under which Ukraine will supply its radar-guided R-27R1 missiles, the main armament on Poland ‘s Soviet-era MiG-29 fighters. Kiev, in return, will get surveillance and guidance devices from Poland for its armored vehicles. Sputnik Polska discussed the issue with Russian...

    Italy FM’s Crimea Statement Shows Poor Knowledge of History – Lawmaker
    Jun28

    Italy FM’s Crimea Statement Shows Poor Knowledge of History – Lawmaker

    ROME (Sputnik) — The recent statement made by Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano about non-recognition of Crimea’s reunification with Russia shows the diplomat’s poor knowledge of history, Stefano Valdegamberi, a member of Italy’s Veneto regional council, told Sputnik on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, Alfano said that Italy...

    Colonel for Ukraine’s Military Intelligence Killed in Kiev Blast – MoD
    Jun27

    Colonel for Ukraine’s Military Intelligence Killed in Kiev Blast – MoD

    Earlier, the Interior Ministry called the incident a “terrorist act.” The Defense Ministry confirmed that assessment. “As a result of (the explosion) a member of the Defense Ministry’s main intelligence department, Colonel Maksim Shapoval, was killed,” the Defense Ministry said in a statement. Another man was injured as a result of the...

    Donbass Settlement Decisions Shouldn’t Be Made Without DPR, LPR – Kremlin
    Jun27

    Donbass Settlement Decisions Shouldn’t Be Made Without DPR, LPR – Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Normandy Four group, comprising Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine, should facilitate the work of the Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine, but leave all final decisions to the Ukraine settlement group, as it contains representation of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR), Russian...

    Almost 60% Ukrainians Against Ban on Russian Social Networks – Poll
    Jun26

    Almost 60% Ukrainians Against Ban on Russian Social Networks – Poll

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Almost 60 percent of Ukrainians do not support a ban on the Russian social networks in the country, introduced by the Ukrainian authorities in mid-May, a poll revealed on Monday. “Almost 60 percent do not support a ban of the Russian sites in Ukraine, in particular, Odnoklassniki, VKontakte, Yandex; a quarter — supports, 20...

    Russia to Phase Out An-148 Jet Production After Completion of Two Aircraft
    Jun26

    Russia to Phase Out An-148 Jet Production After Completion of Two Aircraft

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — An-148 was designed in the 1990s and its first flight was carried out in 2004. The aircraft developed by Ukraine’s Antonov company is produced both in Ukraine and in Russia’s city of Voronezh. The jets could be used for transportation of both passengers and cargoes, according to Antonov’s website. “In...

    No More Giveaways: US Wants Ukraine to Pay for Its ‘Assistance’
    Jun25

    No More Giveaways: US Wants Ukraine to Pay for Its ‘Assistance’

    A bill on the Defense Department’s 2018 budget will include a provision about military assistance to Ukraine, including in the form of lethal weapons, Thornberry told The Hill on Thursday. “[The bill] includes military assistance to Ukraine and calls on the [Trump] Administration to provide lethal aid to the Ukrainians so that they can...

    Putin Asks to Speed Up Reconstruction of Great Mithridates Stairs in Crimea
    Jun25

    Putin Asks to Speed Up Reconstruction of Great Mithridates Stairs in Crimea

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, Putin arrived in the Crimea and visited the International Children’s Center Artek. “Last year we took the decision and the entire year was spent solely on producing the design and estimate documentation, but the Crimean head is not the one to blame, there is common work supported by Moscow’s...

    Putin’s Visits to Crimea Give New Impetus to Region’s Development – Crimea Head
    Jun24

    Putin’s Visits to Crimea Give New Impetus to Region’s Development – Crimea Head

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visits to the Crimean peninsula encourage the development of the region, Republic of Crimea Head Sergey Aksenov said Saturday. “The head of state pays constant attention to Crimea. Vladimir Vladimirovich [Putin] regularly comes to Crimea and Sevastopol on working visits and goes into...

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