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    Kiev Court Extends Arrest of Russian Serviceman Abducted Near Crimea
    Jun20

    Kiev Court Extends Arrest of Russian Serviceman Abducted Near Crimea

    KIEV (Sputnik) – In November 2016, the Russian Defense Ministry said Staff Sgt. Alexander Baranov and Warrant Officer Maxim Odintsov were kidnapped and whisked across the border to the Mykolaiv region of Ukraine with an apparent goal to press criminal charges against them. The Security Service of Ukraine said later that the detained Russian...

    EU Publishes Decision on Extending Anti-Crimea Sanctions by 1 Year
    Jun20

    EU Publishes Decision on Extending Anti-Crimea Sanctions by 1 Year

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – On Monday, the Council of the European Union made a decision to extend the sanctions in a number of spheres, such as imports of products, investment, tourism services, transport, telecommunications among others, until June 23, 2018. According to the EU legislation, the decision comes into force after its publication in the...

    Ukrainian Speaker Claims US May Deploy Military Reserves to Assist Country
    Jun20

    Ukrainian Speaker Claims US May Deploy Military Reserves to Assist Country

    KIEV (Sputnik) – On June 12-16, Parubii visited the United States. During the visit, the official called for a bilateral US-Ukrainian accord on security and for the provision of lethal weapons to Kiev. “It [the agreement] implies carrying out special operations, implementation of joint scientific and technical developments and deployment on the...

    EU Punishes Crimeans for Democratic Choice by Extending Sanctions – Russian MP
    Jun20

    EU Punishes Crimeans for Democratic Choice by Extending Sanctions – Russian MP

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Monday, EU foreign ministers announced that the restrictive measures against Crimea would be extended until June 23, 2018. “The issue is, in fact, very telling. Since it is forbidden to import what the Crimeans produce, the peninsula is cut off investments, technologies and tourists. In other words, everything that concerns...

    People in Odessa Commemorate 2014 Massacre Every Month, Call for Justice
    Jun18

    People in Odessa Commemorate 2014 Massacre Every Month, Call for Justice

    RICHMOND (Sputnik) — The people of the Ukrainian city of Odessa come together every month to commemorate those who were killed in the deadly fire in the city’s Trade Unions House, and urge the investigation to bring those responsible to justice, activist from Odessa Alexander Prigarin told Sputnik on Sunday. “Every month we hold memorial...

    Ukrainian Migrants: The Time Bomb That Could Tear Poland Apart
    Jun17

    Ukrainian Migrants: The Time Bomb That Could Tear Poland Apart

    In an interview with Sputnik, Polish politician and journalist Konrad Rekas said that Talaga’s opinion is fully shared by Vice Premier Jaroslaw Gowin. “The problem is that Poles are wary of an uncontrolled influx of refugees from Ukraine. Jaroslaw Gowin said that Poland would be better off hiring Ukrainian migrants than those from the...

    US Must Accept Crimea’s Decision to Join Russia, Drop Sanctions – Activist Group
    Jun17

    US Must Accept Crimea’s Decision to Join Russia, Drop Sanctions – Activist Group

    RICHMOND (Sputnik) — The United States should recognize that Crimea has chosen to be part of Russia and immediately lift sanctions against Moscow, Popular Resistance activist group Co-Director Kevin Zeese told Sputnik at a national antiwar conference. On Friday, the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) hosted a conference in Richmond,...

    Ukraine Drafting Legislation to Restore State Sovereignty Over Donbass
    Jun16

    Ukraine Drafting Legislation to Restore State Sovereignty Over Donbass

    KIEV (Sputnik) – Earlier in the day, foreign policy, security and defense experts along with public authorities participated in the discussion of the bill. “The concept of the law was supported in general… we received many suggestions and remarks, most of which will be taken into account when preparing the final version of the bill that will be...

    Time for Maidan 3.0? Nearly Three Quarters of Ukrainians Fear New Mass Protests
    Jun16

    Time for Maidan 3.0? Nearly Three Quarters of Ukrainians Fear New Mass Protests

    According to the survey, which polled 2,000 people age 18 and over across Ukraine between May 19-25, only 21% of respondents agreed with the statement that their country was ‘in a state of development’. Over 60% of respondents said that they’ve felt a worsening of their personal financial situation over the past year. 60% said they...

    Putin: Living Standards’ Fall in Ukraine May Lead to Hygienic Problems
    Jun15

    Putin: Living Standards’ Fall in Ukraine May Lead to Hygienic Problems

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Commenting on the situation in Ukraine, Putin noted that the average salary in Ukraine fell in the last few years from $450-460 a month to $251 a month, while gas costs rose three times and even more for the general population. “Hot and cold water [costs] have gone up 200% respectively, old age pensions fell 45%. So, when it...

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