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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    U.S., Russia renew push for elusive agreement on Syria
    Aug26

    U.S., Russia renew push for elusive agreement on Syria

    GENEVA — The United States and Russia on Friday renewed efforts to secure a military and humanitarian cooperation agreement for war-torn Syria as conditions on the ground continued to deteriorate after months of hesitation, missed deadlines and failed attempts to forge a nationwide truce. RELATED LINKSTurkish, U.S. forces launch operation in...

    Russia holding Crimean Tatar activist in psychiatric ward
    Aug26

    Russia holding Crimean Tatar activist in psychiatric ward

    International rights groups and Ukrainian officials protested Friday against the incarceration in a psychiatric hospital of a prominent Crimean Tatar activist charged with extremism in the Russian-annexed peninsula …read more Source: The Daily...

    Moscow Court Prolongs House Arrest Of Ukrainian Library Director
    Aug26

    Moscow Court Prolongs House Arrest Of Ukrainian Library Director

    A court in Moscow has prolonged the house arrest of Natalya Sharina, the director of the Ukrainian Literature Library, who is facing charges of extremism and embezzlement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Over 100 Films from 15 Countries to Participate in Slav Fairy Tale Film Fest
    Aug26

    Over 100 Films from 15 Countries to Participate in Slav Fairy Tale Film Fest

    Noted film-makers from Bulgaria, Russia, Macedonia, Kazakhstan, China, Serbia, Moldova, Ukraine, Palestina, Belarus, Iran, France and the United States are expected. …read more Source:...

    Antimonopoly Committee finds no violations in purchasing SOCAR fuel by Ukraine
    Aug26

    Antimonopoly Committee finds no violations in purchasing SOCAR fuel by Ukraine

    …read more Source: Today.Az

    Ukraine calls for unconditional ceasefire in conflict zone by 1 September
    Aug26

    Ukraine calls for unconditional ceasefire in conflict zone by 1 September

    “We insist that fire must be stopped unconditionally. It is particularly important in view of 1 September. Today in all the four subgroups the Ukrainian side put forward the initiative that prior to 1 September all the sides must cease fire because not only military personnel but civilians also suffer,” stressed Irina Gerashchenko. …read...

    Minsk agreement hailed as important mechanism for Ukraine peaceful settlement
    Aug26

    Minsk agreement hailed as important mechanism for Ukraine peaceful settlement

    “We believe that the Minsk agreement is a very important mechanism for the peaceful, diplomatic resolution of what is happening in Ukraine. Many criticize the Minsk accord but from June last year until today we managed to free about 80 Ukrainians” Irina Gerashchenko said. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine ready for compromises in POW release talks
    Aug26

    Ukraine ready for compromises in POW release talks

    The Security Service of Ukraine believes that as many as 116 military personnel and civilians are illegally detained. “But since we have to fight for every Ukrainian, we try to utilize every legal mechanism to release our guys,” explained the First Vice Speaker of the Ukrainian parliament. …read more Source:...

    Belarus seen as good neighbor of Ukraine
    Aug26

    Belarus seen as good neighbor of Ukraine

    “We want to sincerely thank the Republic of Belarus, who is our good neighbor and who supports the territorial integrity and independence of Ukraine, for providing a neutral platform to discuss the important issues of the peaceful settlement of the situation in Donbass,” Irina Gerashchenko said. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine insists on fifth working group in trilateral contact group
    Aug26

    Ukraine insists on fifth working group in trilateral contact group

    Irina Gerashchenko said that the new working group would deal with issues arising on the Ukrainian border. “Border-related issues are a matter of principle for the Ukrainian side,” she stressed. …read more Source:...