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    Transnistria Leader Asks Russia to Assess Moldovan-Ukrainian Car Transit Ban
    Jun22

    Transnistria Leader Asks Russia to Assess Moldovan-Ukrainian Car Transit Ban

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Speaking with Russia’s Izvestiya newspaper, Krasnoselsky said his Moldovan counterpart had confirmed that Moldova and Ukraine planned to end transit of Transnistria-registered cars through their territories starting on July 1. “There are 220,000 Russian citizens living in Transnistria,” Krasnoselsky told the outlet. “They...

    Transnistria Leader Urges Russia to Review All Deals on Republic’s Peace
    Jun22

    Transnistria Leader Urges Russia to Review All Deals on Republic’s Peace

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Vadim Krasnoselsky, the president of Transnistria, urged Russia on Wednesday to review all Transnistrian peace pacts with Moldova and neighboring Ukraine, in an interview with a Russian newspaper. “Almost none of them [deals] have been adhered to by the Moldovan side. I am calling on the guarantors of the Moldovan-Transnistrian...

    Contact Group on Ukraine Agrees on Donbass Ceasefire From June 24
    Jun21

    Contact Group on Ukraine Agrees on Donbass Ceasefire From June 24

    DONETSK (Sputnik) — The Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine agreed on a ceasefire from 00-00 June 24, the truce should last until August 31, the press service of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic’s plenipotentiary representative at the Minsk talks Denis Pushilin said Wednesday. “Participants of the Contact Group supported...

    Poroshenko Claims Negotiated Defensive Weapons for Ukraine With Trump
    Jun21

    Poroshenko Claims Negotiated Defensive Weapons for Ukraine With Trump

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Poroshenko said Wednesday that he negotiated defensive weapons for Ukraine with US President Donald Trump. “We had a very effective negotiations for defensive weapons. We talked that we don’t need to attack anybody but we want to have an effective mechanism to defend by radioelectronic warfare, by drones, by...

    Almost 90% Russians Approve Putin’s Foreign Policy – Poll
    Jun21

    Almost 90% Russians Approve Putin’s Foreign Policy – Poll

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Pew Research Center survey revealed that 63 percent of respondents approved of how Putin conducted relations with Ukraine and 73 percent how the president was handling relations with the United States. In addition, 59 percent of respondents believe that Russia plays a more important role in the world than it did 10 years...

    US Sanctions Donetsk, Lugansk People’s Republics Banks
    Jun20

    US Sanctions Donetsk, Lugansk People’s Republics Banks

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The United States sanctioned three banks that operate in the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR), the US Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said in a press release on Tuesday. “Central Republic Bank is the central bank of the so-called ‘DPR’ and is...

    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...

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