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    Former Odessa Region Governor Saakashvili Says Heading to Ukraine
    Sep09

    Former Odessa Region Governor Saakashvili Says Heading to Ukraine

    KIEV (Sputnik) – On July 26, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko revoked Saakashvili’s Ukrainian citizenship when it was discovered that he had violated a national law there by providing incorrect information on his citizenship application. Saakashvili was in the United States at the time when Poroshenko made his decision, and said he...

    Kiev’s Amnesty Law Violates Minsk Agreements, Prevents Detainees Exchange
    Sep07

    Kiev’s Amnesty Law Violates Minsk Agreements, Prevents Detainees Exchange

    MINSK (Sputnik) — The amnesty law introduced by Kiev violates the Minsk agreements, as it applies only to Ukrainian army troops that took part in the military conflict in Donbass and is a serious obstacle to the “all for all” detainees exchange, Russian Envoy to the Contact Group on Ukraine Boris Gryzlov said Wednesday. “In violation of the Minsk...

    Kiev’s Amnesty Law Violates Minsk Agreements, Prevents Detainees Exchange
    Sep07

    Kiev’s Amnesty Law Violates Minsk Agreements, Prevents Detainees Exchange

    MINSK (Sputnik) — The amnesty law introduced by Kiev violates the Minsk agreements, as it applies only to Ukrainian army troops that took part in the military conflict in Donbass and is a serious obstacle to the “all for all” detainees exchange, Russian Envoy to the Contact Group on Ukraine Boris Gryzlov said Wednesday. “In violation of the Minsk...

    Ukraine Expects First Batch of US Anthracite Coal by Mid-September
    Sep03

    Ukraine Expects First Batch of US Anthracite Coal by Mid-September

    KIEV (Sputnik) – The Ukrainian embassy in the United States announced the first coal shipment under the agreement between US Xcoal Energy & Resources and Ukrainian Centrenergo on August 21. Chaly explained that the Ukrainian side initially hoped to get 85,000 tonnes of US coal in the first shipment, but the senders managed to find only a...

    Moscow Sees Russian Reporter’s Detention in Kiev as Abduction
    Sep01

    Moscow Sees Russian Reporter’s Detention in Kiev as Abduction

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia’s Channel One television said on Wednesday that its correspondent Kurbatova had been abducted in Kiev. The Ukrainian Security Service said later that its officers detained the reporter to forcibly return her to Russia. “This incident can be hardly qualified as anything else but another abduction of a Russian...

    Moscow Sees Russian Reporter’s Detention in Kiev as Abduction
    Sep01

    Moscow Sees Russian Reporter’s Detention in Kiev as Abduction

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia’s Channel One television said on Wednesday that its correspondent Kurbatova had been abducted in Kiev. The Ukrainian Security Service said later that its officers detained the reporter to forcibly return her to Russia. “This incident can be hardly qualified as anything else but another abduction of a Russian...

    Lugansk Militia Observes ‘School Truce’ With Ukraine in Donbass
    Aug27

    Lugansk Militia Observes ‘School Truce’ With Ukraine in Donbass

    LUHANSK (Sputnik) — Marochko noted that the Lugansk miitia strictly observes the “school truce,” unlike the Ukrainian forces, which have also agreed to adhere to the ceasefire regime. The spokesman added that LPR troops avoided reacting to provocations but were ready to respond in case of gross violations by Ukrainian forces, pointing out that...

    Dodon: Issue of Foreign Troops Withdrawal From Moldova Unlikely to Go To UNGA
    Aug27

    Dodon: Issue of Foreign Troops Withdrawal From Moldova Unlikely to Go To UNGA

    CHISINAU (Sputnik) — The statement comes after the Moldova Constitutional Court ruled the Russian presence in the ethnic Russian and Ukrainian dominated region as illegal. In a letter published August 22, the former Soviet republic asked the UN General Assembly to discuss a complete withdrawal of foreign armed forces from Transnistria at its...

    Lugansk Militia Observes ‘School Truce’ With Ukraine in Donbass
    Aug27

    Lugansk Militia Observes ‘School Truce’ With Ukraine in Donbass

    LUHANSK (Sputnik) — Marochko noted that the Lugansk miitia strictly observes the “school truce,” unlike the Ukrainian forces, which have also agreed to adhere to the ceasefire regime. The spokesman added that LPR troops avoided reacting to provocations but were ready to respond in case of gross violations by Ukrainian forces, pointing out that...

    Ukrainian Troops Kill Over 30 People in Donbass Amid ‘Harvest Ceasefire’
    Aug26

    Ukrainian Troops Kill Over 30 People in Donbass Amid ‘Harvest Ceasefire’

    DONETSK (Sputnik) — The killings occurred amid the so-called “harvest ceasefire.” It was agreed upon on June 21 by a trilateral contact group, composed of Russian, Ukrainian and Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) mediators, and was expected to last from June 24 to August 31. “Within the ‘harvest ceasefire’ period...

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