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    Got the Picture: Kiev Says Complete Ban on Russian Social Networks Impossible
    May22

    Got the Picture: Kiev Says Complete Ban on Russian Social Networks Impossible

    KIEV (Sputnik) – It is impossible to completely block the Russian social networks in Ukraine, deputy head of Ukraine’s presidential administration Dmitry Shimkiv said on Monday, adding that the reduction of the networks’ audience would be an achievement for the Ukrainian authorities. “It is really impossible to ban [Russian social...

    Don’t Have It? Steal It! Ukraine Moves to Confiscate Coal Shipments From Donbass
    May21

    Don’t Have It? Steal It! Ukraine Moves to Confiscate Coal Shipments From Donbass

    Earlier Ukrainian Energy Minister Igor Nasalik issued directives to revenue and customs agencies to confiscate coal shipments originating from Donetsk and Lugansk regions – a decision prompted by an energy crisis that erupted following the economic blockade imposed against these territories by Ukrainian forces. In late January, a group of former...

    Kiev Pins Hopes on Chinese Investment Amid Lukewarm Reception From EU
    May21

    Kiev Pins Hopes on Chinese Investment Amid Lukewarm Reception From EU

    On Friday, the Kiev City State Administration signed a memorandum of understanding with a Chinese consortium for the construction of a fourth underground railway line for the city’s subway system. The consortium, which includes the China Railway International Group and the China Pacific Construction Group, will oversee the 30 billion...

    Blast Hits Office of Ukraine’s Right Wing Party in Kiev, No Casualties Resulted
    May21

    Blast Hits Office of Ukraine’s Right Wing Party in Kiev, No Casualties Resulted

    KIEV (Sputnik) — An explosion hit the office of Ukraine’s right-wing party The Congress of Ukrainian Nationalists in the country’s capital of Kiev, local media reported. According to Hromadske TV broadcaster, no one was injured. Unknown individuals threw a combat grenade into the building, the same reports suggested. The police is...

    Germany Ready to Intensify Work of Normandy Four on Ukraine – Kiev
    May21

    Germany Ready to Intensify Work of Normandy Four on Ukraine – Kiev

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Germany is ready to intensify the work of the Normandy Four format and considers that the G7 states should more actively support the process of Ukrainian reforms, Svyatoslav Tsegolko, the press secretary of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, said Saturday. Earlier in the day, Poroshenko held talks with German Chancellor Angela...

    Ceasefire? Be Damned! Poroshenko Sends Soviet T-80 Tanks to Donbass
    May20

    Ceasefire? Be Damned! Poroshenko Sends Soviet T-80 Tanks to Donbass

    Poroshenko posted bombastic footage of Ukraine’s T-80 battle tanks on his Facebook page, accompanying it with the nationalistic #GloryToUkraine hashtag. “Another batch of beautiful T-80 tanks will be sent to the Ukrainian Airmobile Forces on the front line! We are working further to reinforce our defensive capacity!” However, with this...

    Ukrainian Conflict Used to Polarize Europe – EU Lawmaker
    May19

    Ukrainian Conflict Used to Polarize Europe – EU Lawmaker

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Ukrainian conflict is being used to tear Europe apart and Europeans should realize that any global war would go through Europe, Jean-Luc Schaffhauser, a member of the European parliament, told Sputnik. “Ukraine today is a weapon which some warmongers use to polarize Europe, I think… If the war really broke out… it would go...

    Red Scare: Ukraine Launches Crimea-Related Probe Against Stalin

    According to a statement posted in the Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine’s official website, the investigation into the 1944 “forced deportation of the Crimean Tatar people and other ethnic groups from the territory of the Crimean ASSR (Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic)” began in December 2015. “This is not just an act of...

    Russia Registers Spike in Drug-Trafficking via Central Asia, Trans-Caucasus

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia has recently registered an increase in drug-trafficking through Central Asian and Trans-Caucasus states, as well as the rise of contraband from China, Europe and Ukraine, Secretary of Russia’s Security Council Nikolai Patrushev said. “We are registering the active use of Internet and electronic payments by the...

    US Delegation Arrives in Legendary Crimean Children Recreation Center Artek
    May18

    US Delegation Arrives in Legendary Crimean Children Recreation Center Artek

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) — In Soviet times, Artek was a landmark of the USSR. The camp was visited by children and adults from all over the world, including prominent people, like for example Indira Gandhi. Cosmonauts and astronauts, musicians and actors have always been very welcome there too. Yuri Gagarin even presented his space suit to the...

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