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    Ukraine's Poroshenko says will sign defence deals with U.S. soon
    Jun21

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says will sign defence deals with U.S. soon

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said after meetings in Washington that Kiev and the United States would soon sign a number of agreements boosting defence cooperation, news agency Interfax Ukraine reported on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainians remanded for trafficking illegal cigarettes
    Jun21

    Ukrainians remanded for trafficking illegal cigarettes

    Authorities confiscated 1,557,200 contraband cigarette packets found on board the Goldendri – a Tanzanian-flagged freight ship, which was detected this week off the southern coast of Crete – and remanded six Ukrainian crew members. …read more Source:...

    Russia cancels US meeting over Ukraine sanctions (AFP)
    Jun21

    Russia cancels US meeting over Ukraine sanctions (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – Russia has canceled a meeting with senior US diplomats in the wake of Washington’s decision to reinforce sanctions imposed over its interference in Ukraine and occupation of Crimea. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia Cancels Talks With US After New Sanctions
    Jun21

    Russia Cancels Talks With US After New Sanctions

    Russian officials reacted to new sanctions unveiled by the U.S. by canceling upcoming talks between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon. Ryabkov said that “the situation is not conducive to holding a round of this dialogue.” The U.S. State Department expressed regret at the cancellation of...

    Deaths, Injuries Mount as Ukraine Conflict Enters 4th Year: OHCHR
    Jun21

    Deaths, Injuries Mount as Ukraine Conflict Enters 4th Year: OHCHR

    With the conflict in Ukraine now in its fourth year casualties have mounted substantially in recent months, according to a new report by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. Between mid-February and mid-May of this year, the period covered, U.N. investigators documented 193 conflict-related civilian casualties,...

    France's Macron says four-way summit on Ukraine crisis to happen before G20
    Jun21

    France's Macron says four-way summit on Ukraine crisis to happen before G20

    PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron said in remarks published on Wednesday that there would be a “Normandy format” summit with the leaders of Russia, France and Ukraine on the conflict in eastern Ukraine before July’s G20 summit. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian Government, Separatists Agree on New Cease-Fire
    Jun21

    Ukrainian Government, Separatists Agree on New Cease-Fire

    MOSCOW – The Ukrainian government and Russia-backed separatists have agreed on a new cease-fire in the country’s war-torn east, a spokesman for the Ukrainian government said Wednesday. Fighting between government forces and Russia-backed rebels in Ukraine’s industrial heartland has killed more than 10,000 people and displaced more...

    Contact group on Ukraine in Minsk to prepare measures on smooth operation of water infrastructure
    Jun21

    Contact group on Ukraine in Minsk to prepare measures on smooth operation of water infrastructure

    Martin Sajdik said: “The trilateral contact group has unanimously backed the proposal by Ertugrul Apakan, head of the OSCE’s special monitoring mission to Ukraine, in favor of preparing measures by the next meeting to ensure the uninterrupted operation of water infrastructure.” …read more Source:...

    Russia cancels US meeting over sanctions: US official (AFP)
    Jun21

    Russia cancels US meeting over sanctions: US official (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – Russia has canceled a meeting with senior US diplomats in the wake of Washington’s decision to reinforce sanctions imposed over its occupation of Crimea, US officials said Wednesday. …read more Source: The West...

    Trump briefly meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia probe
    Jun21

    Trump briefly meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” President Donald Trump met with his Ukrainian counterpart Tuesday amid intensifying questions over whether his administration will step in to protect partners in the face of Russian aggression.The meeting with… …read more Source: The New Zealand...