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    Number of Ukrainians With Positive View Toward Russia Grows by 5% in 3 Months
    Jul11

    Number of Ukrainians With Positive View Toward Russia Grows by 5% in 3 Months

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The report based on the results of the survey stated that the number of Ukrainian citizens who in general had the positive attitude toward Russia had increased from 39 percent to 44 percent in May, compared to the previous survey in February. The report stressed, citing the results of Russia’s non-profit Levada...

    Kremlin Reiterates No Russian Servicemen in Ukraine
    Jul10

    Kremlin Reiterates No Russian Servicemen in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday there were no Russian servicemen in Ukraine. “Russia has not had and does not have any military personnel in Ukraine,” Peskov said to comment on NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg’s words that Russia should remove “thousands” of troops from Ukraine. Moreover, Ukraine uses...

    Russian OSCE Delegation to Oppose Ukraine’s ‘Territorial Integrity’ Resolution
    Jul08

    Russian OSCE Delegation to Oppose Ukraine’s ‘Territorial Integrity’ Resolution

    MINSK (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, the OSCE PA’s General Committee on Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Questions backed a draft resolution criticizing the situation with human rights and freedoms in several countries, including Russia and Belarus. On Friday, the OSCE PA Committee on Political Affairs and Security adopted the...

    Tillerson: Special Representative for Ukraine Appointed Upon Putin Request
    Jul07

    Tillerson: Special Representative for Ukraine Appointed Upon Putin Request

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — US special representative for the Ukraine negotiations was appointed by the United States upon request by Russian President Vladimir Putin, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a briefing in Hamburg. “At the request of President Putin, the United States has appointed — and you’ve seen, I think, the announcement...

    Ukraine Military Shells Civilian Infrastructure in Donbass as War Crimes Rage On
    Jul07

    Ukraine Military Shells Civilian Infrastructure in Donbass as War Crimes Rage On

    The Russian Federation’s Investigative Committee is not taking the assault lying down — in a statement, the body said it will attempt to prosecute the perpetrators with using banned methods and means of warfare, under Part 1 st.356 of the Russian Criminal Code. In the attack, Ukrainian troops carried out artillery strikes on civilian areas...

    US Welcomes Decision to Grant Netherlands Jurisdiction in MH17 Crash Trial
    Jul07

    US Welcomes Decision to Grant Netherlands Jurisdiction in MH17 Crash Trial

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The United States welcomed a decision by the Joint Investigation Team to grant the Netherlands the opportunity to hold trials for the case of the Malaysian Boeing MH17 crash in Ukraine in 2014, the US State Department said in a press release. “The United States welcomes the unanimous decision of the Joint Investigation Team...

    Germany, US Top Diplomats to Discuss Gulf Rift, Syria, Ukraine at G20 on July 7
    Jul07

    Germany, US Top Diplomats to Discuss Gulf Rift, Syria, Ukraine at G20 on July 7

    BERLIN (Sputnik) — German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will discuss the situation in the Persian Gulf, as well as crises in Ukraine and Syria on the sidelines of the G20 summit on July 7, the German Foreign Ministry said Thursday. “Foreign Minister Gabriel will hold a meeting with Secretary of State Rex...

    Ousted Ukrainian President Confident ‘Truth About Maidan’ to Be Revealed
    Jul06

    Ousted Ukrainian President Confident ‘Truth About Maidan’ to Be Revealed

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Ousted Ukrainian President Yanukovych said Wednesday that he is sure that the world will eventually find out the truth about the 2013 events, even though the current administration does not want that to happen. “The authorities are doing everything to make sure the truth is not established. In the past years, they did...

    Poroshenko Coordinates Position on Minsk Deal With Merkel – Press Service
    Jul06

    Poroshenko Coordinates Position on Minsk Deal With Merkel – Press Service

    KIEV (Sputnik) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday coordinated their positions on the implementation of Minsk agreements during a phone conversation held ahead of a trilateral meeting among Merkel, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, Poroshenko’s...

    Former President Yanukovych Accuses Ukrainian Judges of Procedural ‘Crimes’
    Jul06

    Former President Yanukovych Accuses Ukrainian Judges of Procedural ‘Crimes’

    KIEV (Sputnik) — A district court in Kiev is looking into allegations that were made against Yanukovych after his ouster in 2014. The self-exiled politician has denied any wrongdoing and called it a kangaroo court. “I do not recognize this court and consider it to be illegal. Moreover, I regard as criminal actions taken by the judicial panel in...

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