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      Merkel arrives in Sochi for talks with Putin
      May02

      Merkel arrives in Sochi for talks with Putin

      German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in the city of Sochi to discuss with Russian President Vladimir Putin the fight against terrorism, the situation in the Middle East, and the implementation of the Minsk agreements, according to TASS. The meeting will be held in preparation for the G20 summit, which will be hosted by Hamburg this July....

      Ukraine, Canada, UK mission to perform survey flight over Russia
      May02

      Ukraine, Canada, UK mission to perform survey flight over Russia

      The joint mission of Canada, the UK, and Ukraine will carry out an observation flight over the territory of Belarus and the Russian Federation on May 2-6, as part of the Open Skies Treaty, head of the Russian National Nuclear Risk Reduction Center Sergey Ryzhkov said, according to RIA Novosti. The flight will be executed onboard the Canadian...

      West must be aware of Russia fomenting crises in Balkans – expert and former National Security Agency analyst
      May02

      West must be aware of Russia fomenting crises in Balkans – expert and former National Security Agency analyst

      Southeastern Europe is entering renewed crisis—and Moscow is fomenting more chaos at a dangerous time, John Schindler, who is a security expert and former National Security Agency analyst and counterintelligence officer, wrote in an op-ed for Observer, titled ”We Need to Putin-Proof the Balkans.” Montenegro parliament`s official approval of the...

      U.S. Congress to allocate $560 mln to Ukraine
      May02

      U.S. Congress to allocate $560 mln to Ukraine

      The Consolidated Appropriations Act 2017, which stipulates at least $560 million in aid programs for Ukraine, has been submitted to the U.S. Congress, the Ukrainian embassy to the United States posted on Facebook. In particular, at least $238 million are planned to be allocated for military assistance and security policy of Ukraine before the end...

      Seven suspected Ukrainian illegal immigrants detained in UK
      May02

      Seven suspected Ukrainian illegal immigrants detained in UK

      Seven suspected Ukrainian illegal immigrants were arrested after their yacht ran aground on the Suffolk coast on Sunday, according to Ipswich Star. The UK Coastguard, RNLI lifeboat crews, Suffolk police and UK Border Agency were all called to the scene on the banks of the River Ore, at Orford, as reported by Ipswich Star. Seven people, thought to...

      France election: Macron says EU must reform or face “Frexit”
      May02

      France election: Macron says EU must reform or face “Frexit”

      The front-runner in the French presidential election has told the BBC that the EU must reform or face the prospect of ”Frexit”. Pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron made the comments as he and his far-right rival Marine Le Pen held rallies in the last week of campaigning, the BBC reported. French voters go to the polls on Sunday to decide between the...

      Ukrainian PM Groysman to visit Israel in May
      May01

      Ukrainian PM Groysman to visit Israel in May

      Israel`s Foreign Ministry says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with his Ukrainian counterpart during the latter`s upcoming visit to Israel next month, after a previously scheduled visit between the two was nixed in protest over Kyiv`s support for a UN Security Council resolution against Israel`s West Bank settlement policy, The Times...

      Сoal from Georgian company Saqnakhshiri GIG Group can be of Donbas origin
      May01

      Сoal from Georgian company Saqnakhshiri GIG Group can be of Donbas origin

      Georgian company Saqnakhshiri GIG Group has won the tender set up by power generating company PJSC Centrenergo for the purchase of 700,000 coal of anthracite grade for Zmiivska and Tripilska TPPs. ”Despite the fact that the tender was held via ProZorro [e-procurement system], it was not transparent,” editor in chief of the BusinessCensor outlet...

      Reasons IMF keeps funding Ukraine – Anders Aslund
      May01

      Reasons IMF keeps funding Ukraine – Anders Aslund

      Kyiv has been fulfilling the most important, though not all, obligations before the International Monetary Fund, Anders Aslund wrote in a column titled ”Why Does the IMF Keep Funding Ukraine?” published by Atlantic Council. When the International Monetary Fund`s board convened on April 3, it found that the Ukrainian government had fulfilled only...

      Austrian suspected of killings in Donbas detained on Polish border – Radio Poland
      May01

      Austrian suspected of killings in Donbas detained on Polish border – Radio Poland

      Polish border guards say they have detained a 25-year-old Austrian national suspected of involvement in armed conflict in eastern Ukraine, as reported by Radio Poland. The man, detained at a Polish-Ukrainian border crossing in Dorohusk, is suspected of killing wounded people and prisoners in his role as ”a member of a fighting group,” border...

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