: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: South Africa Today (South Africa)

    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...

    Kiev Accuses Donbass Militia of Violating Ceasefire 67 Times Over Past 24 Hours
    Jun12

    Kiev Accuses Donbass Militia of Violating Ceasefire 67 Times Over Past 24 Hours

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Ukrainian forces accused Donbass region’s militia of breaching ceasefire 67 times and killing two Ukrainian army’s soldiers during the past 24 hours, the press service of Kiev’s special military operation in Donbass said in a statement Monday. “[Donbass] militia opened fire on Ukrainian Armed Forces’...

    EU Short-Term Visa-Free Regime for Ukraine Enters Into Force
    Jun11

    EU Short-Term Visa-Free Regime for Ukraine Enters Into Force

    KIEV (Sputnik) – Ukrainian citizens’ 90-day visa-free travel to the EU member states came into force Sunday, Poroshenko said. “Visa-free regime for Ukraine started working!” Poroshenko posted on his Facebook account. On May 17, President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani and Malta’s Interior Minister Carmelo Abela, presiding...

    Kiev Says Introducing Visas for Russia Will Cost Ukraine Over $56 Billion
    Jun10

    Kiev Says Introducing Visas for Russia Will Cost Ukraine Over $56 Billion

    KIEV (Sputnik) – On Thursday, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said the ministry was ready to implement the necessary procedures on introducing the visa regime with Russia in case such a decision is taken. “[Visa regime introduction] requires at least 1.5-2 billion hryvnias [approximately $56.7 — 76.5 million]. There are preliminary...

    Ukraine Taking Measures to Prevent Nord Stream 2 Construction – PM
    Jun09

    Ukraine Taking Measures to Prevent Nord Stream 2 Construction – PM

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The European Commission said on Friday it remained concerned that the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, if built, would jeopardize the transit of Russian gas to the European Union via Ukraine. Earlier in the day, the Commission adopted a request to the bloc’s ministers for a negotiating mandate with Russia on the Nord Stream 2...

    Pin It on Pinterest