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    CIA Closely Monitored Ukraine in 2014 – Putin
    Jun15

    CIA Closely Monitored Ukraine in 2014 – Putin

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) closely monitored Ukraine in 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with US filmmaker Oliver Stone. “The CIA watched it [Ukraine] very closely. All you need is to look at how the events unfolded. After [then Ukrainian President Viktor] Yanukovych announced that...

    Putin Vows to Defend Crimea With All Possible Means
    Jun15

    Putin Vows to Defend Crimea With All Possible Means

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Russia in case of a threat to Crimea will defend it with all available means, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. “After Crimea became a fully-fledged part of the Russian Federation, our attitude to this territory radically changed. And if we see a threat to our territory — and the Crimea is our territory — we, like any...

    EU Parliament, Council of EU Agree on New Trade Preferences for Ukraine
    Jun15

    EU Parliament, Council of EU Agree on New Trade Preferences for Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Sputnik) – The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union reached an agreement on proposals of the European Commission to introduce additional trade preferences for Ukraine, but this is not to be their final act of approval, a European Commission spokesperson told RIA Novosti. “The European Parliament and the Council...

    Civilians in Donetsk Threatened by No Access to Drinking Water – UN
    Jun14

    Civilians in Donetsk Threatened by No Access to Drinking Water – UN

    UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) – The well-being of hundreds of thousands of civilians on both sides of the contact line in Donetsk is under threat because of lack of access to drinking water, United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien said in a statement on Wednesday. “I am deeply concerned for the well-being of some 400,000...

    Mission Complete: What the US Really Had in Mind for Ukraine
    Jun14

    Mission Complete: What the US Really Had in Mind for Ukraine

    On Tuesday, Nikolai Silaev, Senior Researcher at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations and Research Director for Foreign Policy, and Andrei Sushentsov, the Valdai Club’s Program Director and a managing partner with Foreign Policy presented their report on four possible scenarios for the further development of Ukraine....

    Over 10,000 Killed, Nearly 24,000 Injured in Ukraine’s Conflict Since 2014 – UN
    Jun13

    Over 10,000 Killed, Nearly 24,000 Injured in Ukraine’s Conflict Since 2014 – UN

    KIEV (Sputnik) – The violence in Ukraine’s eastern region of Donbass has left over 10,000 people killed and nearly 24,000 injured since its outbreak in 2014, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said in a report on Tuesday. “From the start of the conflict in mid-April 2014 up to 15 May 2017, at least...

    Russian Investigators Open Case Against Ukraine Lawmaker on Consulate Attack
    Jun13

    Russian Investigators Open Case Against Ukraine Lawmaker on Consulate Attack

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Committee spokeswoman Svetlana Petrenko said “the investigation received sufficient evidence that on March 9, 2016, Parasyuk also enlisted people gathered near the Consulate General to commit an attack on the Russian diplomatic mission.” “In this connection, a criminal case has been instituted against Parasyuk on the grounds of...

    Daily Mail Casually Recognizes Crimea as Part of Russia
    Jun13

    Daily Mail Casually Recognizes Crimea as Part of Russia

    “The dramatic incident took place in the port city of Sevastopol on the Crimean peninsula, in south-western Russia”, the story reads. © Photo: Daily Mail screenshot Daily Mail screenshot The dangerous object was identified as the German LMB-type mine probably dropped on the Crimean port city of Sevastopol by the Luftwaffe during its early raids...

    EU Disappointed by Slow Progress in Ukrainian Reforms in Intellectual Property
    Jun12

    EU Disappointed by Slow Progress in Ukrainian Reforms in Intellectual Property

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The European Union is “disappointed” by the stagnant situation in reforming Ukrainian legislation in the field of intellectual property rights (IPR), the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine said in a press release Monday. “18 months after the EU-Ukraine [Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Areas] DCFTA came into force, most...

    Ukrainian President Signs Bill Banning St. George’s Ribbon
    Jun12

    Ukrainian President Signs Bill Banning St. George’s Ribbon

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko signed into force the bill banning the use of St. George’s ribbons in Ukraine on Monday. “Signed the law banning St. George ribbons. Since it is not a symbol of the World War II, it is a symbol of aggression against Ukraine in 2014-2017,” Poroshenko said on Twitter. The bill was...

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