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    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...

    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...

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