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    Chief Editor of Ukraine’s Vesti Links Searches to Media Holding’s Publications
    Jul16

    Chief Editor of Ukraine’s Vesti Links Searches to Media Holding’s Publications

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, Vesti said that special services were conducting searches in its office in the Gulliver trade center in Kiev, and the work of the editorial office was blocked. Later, Chief Military Prosecutor of Ukraine Anatolii Matios said that law enforcers were conducting more than 180 searches in the premises located in...

    Western Countries Blocking UNESCO Contacts With Crimea Heritage Sites
    Jul15

    Western Countries Blocking UNESCO Contacts With Crimea Heritage Sites

    PARIS (Sputnik) – “I was recently asked if UNESCO has allegedly taken a decision not to maintain the contacts [with Crimea.] This is not true. The UNESCO Secretariat has not taken any particular decisions on the issue,” Kuznetsov said after the 41st session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee held in the Polish city of Krakow. Kuznetsov noted...

    CPJ Calls on Ukraine Authorities to Stop Harassing Radio Vesti Reporters
    Jul15

    CPJ Calls on Ukraine Authorities to Stop Harassing Radio Vesti Reporters

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — “We call on Ukrainian authorities to cease harassing Radio Vesti journalists and to cease violating the integrity of their communications with sources,” CPJ Executive Director Joel Simon said in the release. Earlier on Friday, Radio Vesti said the Ukrainian special services were conducting searches in its offices in Kiev...

    New Life for Chernobyl? Ukraine, France Might Build Giant Solar Park at the Site
    Jul15

    New Life for Chernobyl? Ukraine, France Might Build Giant Solar Park at the Site

    According to a recent Bloomberg report, Ukraine is in talks with one of France’s largest energy companies, Engie SA, about building a giant, billion-euro ($1.25 billion) solar park in the uninhabited radioactive zone surrounding the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear reactor. Ukraine’s Minister of Ecology, Ostap Semerak, said that Engie SA...

    NATO’s Attitude Toward Ukraine Contributes to Deadlock Over Situation in Donbas
    Jul14

    NATO’s Attitude Toward Ukraine Contributes to Deadlock Over Situation in Donbas

    BRUSSELS (Sputnik) — NATO’s actions in Ukraine are possibly aimed at encouraging Ukrainian authorities to continue its rigid policy and preventing the situation in Donbas of overcoming the impasse, Russian Permanent Representative to NATO Alexander Grushko said Thursday. “There is a danger that steps taken by NATO members in Ukraine for the...

    Poroshenko Calls for Elaborating Roadmap of Ukraine’s EU Integration
    Jul13

    Poroshenko Calls for Elaborating Roadmap of Ukraine’s EU Integration

    KIEV (Sputnik) – It is necessary to begin the elaboration of a roadmap on further rapprochement of Ukraine and the European Union, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday. “We must make efforts so that the European integration ceases to be an abstract concert and becomes closer, tangible and more understanding for the people … Today it...

    Ukraine Hopes to Launch Membership Action Plan Talks With NATO Soon – Ambassador
    Jul13

    Ukraine Hopes to Launch Membership Action Plan Talks With NATO Soon – Ambassador

    KIEV (Sputnik) — “[Ukraine] proposed NATO to consider an opportunity to start a political dialogue that should result in accession of Ukraine to NATO Membership Action Plan. We need this dialogue to ensure that the Alliance wouldn’t decline our request,” Prystaiko stated. On Monday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that he...

    Russia Might Introduce Measures in Response to Ukraine’s Entry Restrictions
    Jul11

    Russia Might Introduce Measures in Response to Ukraine’s Entry Restrictions

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Monday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that Ukraine would introduce biometric control for citizens of other countries who cross its border, with relevant decisions being already drafted. According to National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov, the decision to introduce biometric...

    Number of Ukrainians With Positive View Toward Russia Grows by 5% in 3 Months
    Jul11

    Number of Ukrainians With Positive View Toward Russia Grows by 5% in 3 Months

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The report based on the results of the survey stated that the number of Ukrainian citizens who in general had the positive attitude toward Russia had increased from 39 percent to 44 percent in May, compared to the previous survey in February. The report stressed, citing the results of Russia’s non-profit Levada...

    Kremlin Reiterates No Russian Servicemen in Ukraine
    Jul10

    Kremlin Reiterates No Russian Servicemen in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday there were no Russian servicemen in Ukraine. “Russia has not had and does not have any military personnel in Ukraine,” Peskov said to comment on NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg’s words that Russia should remove “thousands” of troops from Ukraine. Moreover, Ukraine uses...

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