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    Trump Administration Has Not ‘Ruled Out’ Providing Lethal Aid to Ukraine
    Jul05

    Trump Administration Has Not ‘Ruled Out’ Providing Lethal Aid to Ukraine

    The Trump administration is not ruling out providing Ukraine with defensive weapons in its fight against Russian-backed separatists, a State Department official told THE WEEKLY STANDARD, though the administration is focused on a diplomatic solution to the conflict. The Kremlin has provided the separatists with military support in the face of the...

    Trials linked to downing of passenger flight MH17 to be held in the Netherlands
    Jul05

    Trials linked to downing of passenger flight MH17 to be held in the Netherlands

    AMSTERDAM: Suspects in the 2014 downing of passenger flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine will be tried in Dutch court and under Dutch law, the Netherlands’ foreign ministry said on Wednesday. The decision follows attempts, blocked by Russia in 2015, to set up an international court over the incident, which killed all 298 people aboard the...

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 19 July
    Jul05

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 19 July

    Asked about the effect the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly’s summer session in Minsk may have on continued stability in the region, Martin Sajdik said: “We certainly discussed the concordance of the dates of these sessions with our Belarusian colleagues.” …read more Source:...

    Uninterrupted water supply in Ukraine’s conflict zone established
    Jul05

    Uninterrupted water supply in Ukraine’s conflict zone established

    According to the source, the subgroup on economic affairs continued discussing water supply. Thanks to regular payments to settle the debt water is now supplied without interruptions. “Today the sides agreed to create a steady payment mechanism. Truly important progress has been secured,” said Martin Sajdik. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine conflict’s captives lists verified in Minsk
    Jul05

    Ukraine conflict’s captives lists verified in Minsk

    “The result indicates that if there is trust and good will, progress can be secured even in complicated matters,” noted Martin Sajdik. “Today the sides exchanged new lists of captives. This process is very important.” …read more Source:...

    Contact group on Ukraine in Minsk confirms adherence to harvest truce
    Jul05

    Contact group on Ukraine in Minsk confirms adherence to harvest truce

    “This truce continues to be the main expectation of the civilian population in the conflict zone. This is why the sides confirm their adherence to continuing the truce, which is vital for people’s wellbeing, particularly in the field work period,” said Martin Sajdik. …read more Source:...

    Dutch to Try Suspects in ’14 Downing of Malaysia Airlines Jet Over Ukraine
    Jul05

    Dutch to Try Suspects in ’14 Downing of Malaysia Airlines Jet Over Ukraine

    Prosecutors have not yet identified the suspects or described how they would be tried, but it is unlikely any of them will be extradited. …read more Source: The New York...

    G20 worries: Trump and Putin may get on too well, while rest of world gets on without America
    Jul05

    G20 worries: Trump and Putin may get on too well, while rest of world gets on without America

    The biggest concern the White House staff has about the upcoming G20 summit isn’t what Europe might do, or what China might do, or even what North Korea might do in response to any finger-shaking by world leaders. The White House is more concerned about the actions of Donald Trump. Specifically, they don’t know if Trump will be able...

    First “Armenia” International Festival and Competition to discover bright talents
    Jul05

    First “Armenia” International Festival and Competition to discover bright talents

    The first “Armenia” International Festival and Competition will take place in Yerevan from July 4 to July 12. 48 pianists from 14 countries (France, Austria, Poland, Norway, China, South Korea, Syria, Iran, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Georgia and Armenia) will … …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Deputy PM: ‘Russia not willing to implement Minsk’
    Jul05

    Ukrainian Deputy PM: ‘Russia not willing to implement Minsk’

    Two years after the Minsk agreement was signed, the agreement is still having little or no effect on the ground. Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister Klympush-Tsintsadze blames Russia on Conflict Zone. …read more Source: Deutsche...