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    Kiev Lodges Note of Protest to Moscow Over Matvienko’s Visit to Crimea
    Jun07

    Kiev Lodges Note of Protest to Moscow Over Matvienko’s Visit to Crimea

    KIEV (Sputnik) – Matvienko arrived in Crimea on Sunday to take part in the Great Russian Word festival and visit the international children center Artek. “The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry expresses a decisive protest over one more illegal visit to the Autonomous Republic of Crimea … made by high-ranking officials of the occupier state headed by...

    US Adds Reporter Pavel Sheremet’s Name to Memorial in Washington – Newseum
    Jun06

    US Adds Reporter Pavel Sheremet’s Name to Memorial in Washington – Newseum

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Sheremet, a well-known journalist who had worked in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine, died on July 20 when the car he was traveling in blew up in Kiev. The incident is believed to be an assassination, according to investigators. “The names of 14 journalists will be added to the memorial to represent all those who died in pursuit...

    Russian Fighter Jets in Crimea Make Emergency Training Flight
    Jun06

    Russian Fighter Jets in Crimea Make Emergency Training Flight

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The standby fighter jets of Russia’s Southern Military District carried out an emergency training flight in Crimea for checking the jets’ combat readiness, Astafiyev said. “The pair of Su-27 fighter jets on standby of the fourth formation of the air force and air defense of the Southern military district deployed in...

    Crimea to Receive Over $5Bln in Investments in 2-3 Years
    Jun04

    Crimea to Receive Over $5Bln in Investments in 2-3 Years

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) — Investors are ready to invest 290 billion rubles ($5.1 billion) in the Crimean economy in the near future, Andrey Melnikov, the minister of Economic Development of the Russian Republic of Crimea said Saturday on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). “This is more than 290 billion rubles,...

    Crimea to Bring Dozen of Investment Projects to St. Petersburg Economic Forum
    Jun01

    Crimea to Bring Dozen of Investment Projects to St. Petersburg Economic Forum

    YALTA (Sputnik) — Crimea’s government said Wednesday it was going to roll out a dozen of investment projects at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). “We will present around 10 investment projects and 20 investment platforms,” the Black Sea republic’s government said in a statement. The region hopes to attract funds...

    Kiev-led Troops Received Orders to Donbass Ceasefire for Next 24 Hours – HQ
    Jun01

    Kiev-led Troops Received Orders to Donbass Ceasefire for Next 24 Hours – HQ

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The Ukrainian military received an order banning the use of all types of weapons and ammunition for 24 hours, the press center of the headquarters of Kiev’s military operation in eastern Ukraine said Wednesday. “On May 31, the leadership of the Ukrainian armed forces ordered commanders of all levels to prohibit the use of...

    DPR Rep Confirms Agreement With Ukraine on Donbass Truce From June 1
    May31

    DPR Rep Confirms Agreement With Ukraine on Donbass Truce From June 1

    DONETSK (Sputnik) — The previous agreement on the ceasefire regime in Donbass stipulated truce during Easter celebrations. “An agreement was reached with the Ukrainian side on an indefinite cessation of fire from 00:00 [Moscow time] on June 1,” Yakubov said. The Donbass conflict erupted in April 2014 as a local counter-reaction to the...

    Dutch Parliament Ratifies EU-Ukraine Association, Trade Deal
    May31

    Dutch Parliament Ratifies EU-Ukraine Association, Trade Deal

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Dutch parliament has finally ratified an EU-Ukraine association and free trade deal, stalled since April 2016, when the majority of Dutch voters rejected the deal during a referendum. Earlier in the day, a Dutch senate official told RIA Novosti that the number of “yes” votes in the 75-member upper house was double that of...

    76 Percent of Ukrainians Believe Country Moving in Wrong Direction – Poll
    May30

    76 Percent of Ukrainians Believe Country Moving in Wrong Direction – Poll

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The survey, carried out by the Sociological Group Rating, showed that 76 percent of respondents think Ukraine is moving in the wrong direction, which compares to the 13 percent who consider the country’s course to be right. The survey noted that 1 in 10 respondents had no answer to the question. According to the poll,...

    Searches at Yandex in Ukraine ‘Repressive’ Action – Russian Lawmaker
    May30

    Searches at Yandex in Ukraine ‘Repressive’ Action – Russian Lawmaker

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Searches by Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) in the offices of the Ukrainian branch of Russia’s IT company Yandex can be characterized as the actions of Kiev’s “repressive machine,” Deputy Speaker of the lower house of the Russian parliament Irina Yarovaya said Monday. Earlier in the day, the SBU locked down and...

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