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    Two Ukraine Officials Arrested in Absentia in Russia Over Admiral’s Prosecution
    Jul24

    Two Ukraine Officials Arrested in Absentia in Russia Over Admiral’s Prosecution

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian court has authorized arrest in absentia of Ruslan Kravchenko, the prosecutor at the Chief Military Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine (PGO) and Vadim Priymachok, PGO’s investigator, over illegal criminal prosecution of Russian Black Sea Fleet Commander Adm. Aleksandr Vitko, the spokeswoman said. “The Basmanny...

    Return of Botulism to Europe: Ukraine’s Health Crisis Threatens Whole Continent
    Jul22

    Return of Botulism to Europe: Ukraine’s Health Crisis Threatens Whole Continent

    Ukrainians’ health has been seriously compromised by the liquidation of the State Sanitary and Epidemiological Service, Ukraine-focused observers have reported, citing a dramatic rise in the number of incidents involving mass poisonings, including botulism. Ukraine’s government formally liquidated the agency earlier this year,...

    Lukashenko Offers Kiev Joint Humanitarian Aid Deliveries to East Ukraine
    Jul22

    Lukashenko Offers Kiev Joint Humanitarian Aid Deliveries to East Ukraine

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Friday offered his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, to cooperate in delivering humanitarian aid to the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR) in war-torn eastern part of the country via Ukrainian territory. Earlier in the day, the Belarusian...

    Ukraine Ceasefire Fails Due to Lack of Political Will – German Foreign Ministry
    Jul22

    Ukraine Ceasefire Fails Due to Lack of Political Will – German Foreign Ministry

    BERLIN (Sputnik) — The ceasefire regime introduced in eastern Ukraine on June 24 has failed largely because the parties to the conflict have no political will to fulfill their commitments, the German Foreign Ministry said Friday. “The agreed truce is not being maintained. We continue to observe numerous instances of the use of weapons along the...

    Ukraine ‘Chokes’ on Corruption – Putin
    Jul22

    Ukraine ‘Chokes’ on Corruption – Putin

    SOCHI (Sputnik) — Ukraine is choking on corruption, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday at a meeting with children in the Black Sea resort of Sochi. “The current [Kiev] authorities came to power in the wake of the fight against corruption…unfortunately, they went through a state coup. They came to power, so what? What is the result?...

    Ukraine to Deepen Cooperation in Security Field with France
    Jul21

    Ukraine to Deepen Cooperation in Security Field with France

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The Interior Ministry of Ukraine expands its cooperation with France in the field of civil society security and in countering cyberattacks, the ministry’s press service said Friday, following the meeting between Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov and French Ambassador to Kiev Isabelle Dumont. “France and Ukraine are...

    Ukraine to Purposefully Discredit Media Over Criticism – Journalists Union
    Jul20

    Ukraine to Purposefully Discredit Media Over Criticism – Journalists Union

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Last week, Ukrainian Vesti media outlet reported that security services were searching its offices in the Gulliver trade center in Kiev, halting the outlet’s work. According to Chief Military Prosecutor of Ukraine Anatolii Matios, over 180 searches at the trade center were being conducted in offices owned by former Revenues...

    US Guided-Missile Destroyer Leaves Ukraine’s Odessa After Major Black Sea Drills
    Jul19

    US Guided-Missile Destroyer Leaves Ukraine’s Odessa After Major Black Sea Drills

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Participants in the Sea Breeze 2017 exercise include Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, France, Georgia, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and the United States, according to published Navy documentation. “The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG...

    Kiev Not to Allow Implementation of Abkhazia Scenario in Donbass
    Jul18

    Kiev Not to Allow Implementation of Abkhazia Scenario in Donbass

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, Alexander Zakharchenko, the leader of east Ukraine’s self-proclaimed People’s Republic of Donetsk (DPR), proposed a three-year transition period toward a new state called Malorossiya (“Little Russia”) as a way to settle the conflict in the region. “Just at the moment when the Ukrainian delegation...

    OSCE SMM Registers 56 East Ukraine Civilian Deaths in 2017
    Jul18

    OSCE SMM Registers 56 East Ukraine Civilian Deaths in 2017

    LUHANSK (Sputnik) — The Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe (OSCE) registered 56 civilian deaths in eastern Ukraine this year, the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) said Tuesday. A total of 311 civilians fell victim to violence in the Donbas, 255 of them sustained injuries, OSCE SMM Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander...

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