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    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...

    Yandex Denies Kiev’s Accusations of Illegal Collection of Personal Data
    May29

    Yandex Denies Kiev’s Accusations of Illegal Collection of Personal Data

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia’s largest Internet company Yandex on Monday rejected the accusations by the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) of illegal transfer of personal data of Ukrainians to Russian special services. “No transfer of data, which Yandex is accused of, has taken place…Neither the employees nor the management of Yandex.Ukraine...

    Russian IT Company Yandex Offices Searched by Ukrainian Security Services
    May29

    Russian IT Company Yandex Offices Searched by Ukrainian Security Services

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian IT company Yandex offices in the Ukrainian cities of Kiev and Odessa are being searched by the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), the company said in a statement on Monday. “Representatives of the Security Service of Ukraine are now in our offices in Kiev and Odessa. We have no information about the causes of...

    Stretch of Russian Rail Road Bypassing Ukraine to Become Operational in August
    May27

    Stretch of Russian Rail Road Bypassing Ukraine to Become Operational in August

    KOLESNIKOVKA, (Voronezh Region) (Sputnik) — The Zhuravka-Millerovo stretch of Russia’s double-track electrified rail road bypassing Ukraine will become operational in August 2017, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Gen. Dmitry Bulgakov said Saturday. “The pace of laying the upper structure of the rail road on the stretches entrusted to the...

    Russia Railway Troops to Finish Grading Works for Road Bypassing Ukraine in June
    May27

    Russia Railway Troops to Finish Grading Works for Road Bypassing Ukraine in June

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Russian Railway Troops have finished 97 percent of the grading works as part of the construction of a railroad bypassing Ukraine and are expected to finalize the process in June, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Gen. Dmitry Bulgakov said Saturday. “As of now 97 percent of grading works, which amounts to 9.6 million cubic...

    IMF Tranche to Kiev Not Happening Unless Kiev Sells Off Land, Raises Pension Age
    May27

    IMF Tranche to Kiev Not Happening Unless Kiev Sells Off Land, Raises Pension Age

    IMF officials’ latest fact-finding mission to Ukraine has concluded with some unpleasant news for Kiev. On Friday, a press statement put out on behalf of IMF Ukraine mission chief Ron van Rooden indicated that Ukraine would not be getting its next, fifth loan tranche until lawmakers approved the pension and land reform measures which the...

    Civilians in East Ukraine Live Without Proper Medical Care – Russian UN Envoy
    May25

    Civilians in East Ukraine Live Without Proper Medical Care – Russian UN Envoy

    UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) — He added that Russia continues to provide large-scale assistance to people in the region and noted that calls by humanitarian groups and human rights organizations to stop the blockade have not changed Ukraine’s policy. “As a result of the blockade imposed by Kiev over the last three years, civilians in the region...

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