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    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...

    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...

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