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      Ukraine PM praises Turkey`s move to ban its ships from entering occupied Crimea
      Mar15

      Ukraine PM praises Turkey`s move to ban its ships from entering occupied Crimea

      Turkey`s decision to ban any Turkish vessel from entering the occupied Crimea is a powerful signal and a proof of comradeship between Ukraine and the Republic of Turkey, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman told a joint press point on the results of the meeting with Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim. ”Today, on the day of the visit...

      Ukraine has right to ban Russian participant – Eurovision Director
      Mar15

      Ukraine has right to ban Russian participant – Eurovision Director

      The Ukrainian authorities can decide themselves, within the current legislation, on admission contestant from Russia Yulia Samoilova to the Eurovision-2017, the director of the song contest Jon Ola Sand told a Kyiv press conference, according to QHA news agency citing ZN.UA. ”We fully respect and understand the laws of Ukraine, but we at the...

      Fighting ”non-stop” – Ukraine`s Defense Ministry on escalation in Donbas
      Mar15

      Fighting ”non-stop” – Ukraine`s Defense Ministry on escalation in Donbas

      On Sunday, hostilities near the town of Avdiyivka lasted more than 10 hours, and on the eastern outskirts of Mariupol – around-the-clock, speaker for the ATO at Ukraine`s Defense Ministry Andriy Lysenko told a briefing, according to an UNIAN correspondent. According to him, in the Luhansk sector, the enemy in the last day continued with their...

      Russia`s Sberbank limits cash withdrawals in Ukraine
      Mar15

      Russia`s Sberbank limits cash withdrawals in Ukraine

      PJSC Sberbank has imposed restrictions on cash withdrawal through the bank`s cash desk in the amount of UAH 30,000 or the equivalent of this amount in foreign currency per day for any client, according to the bank`s press service. The press office of Sberbank of Russia`s subsidiary in Ukraine said that temporary restrictions were caused by a...

      Activists of London Euromaidan picket Akhmetov`s residence in London
      Mar15

      Activists of London Euromaidan picket Akhmetov`s residence in London

      Participants of London Euromaidan public movement rallied outside the house owned by Ukrainian oligarch Rinat Akhmetov at One Hyde Park, 100 Knightsbridge London. Activists demanded that the UK authorities verify whether the orligarch`s revenues have a legal origin, based on the UK anti-bribery law (UK Bribery Act) and the Counter-Terrorism Act,...

      Decisions of Arbitration in The Hague on Ukrainian assets in Crimea mandatory for Russia – lawyer
      Mar15

      Decisions of Arbitration in The Hague on Ukrainian assets in Crimea mandatory for Russia – lawyer

      The decisions of the Arbitration Tribunal in The Hague of February 24 on the protection of Ukrainian assets in annexed Crimea in the case of Airport Belbek and Igor Kolomoysky vs the Russian Federation, as well as in the case of PJSC CB PrivatBank and Finance Company Finilon vs the Russian Federation, are mandatory for Russia. ”Russia will no...

      Member of the UK House of Lords Richard Balfe calls occupied Crimea ”historical part of Russia”: Ukraine embassy seeks explanations
      Mar15

      Member of the UK House of Lords Richard Balfe calls occupied Crimea ”historical part of Russia”: Ukraine embassy seeks explanations

      The Embassy of Ukraine in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland expects explanations from a member of the UK House of Lords Richard Balfe (Conservative Party), regarding his statement claiming Crimea is a historic part of Russia. The diplomatic mission took into consideration Balfe`s statement in an interview with the Russian...

      Detained supporters of Donbas blockade freed, left without money, documents – Member of Parliament
      Mar15

      Detained supporters of Donbas blockade freed, left without money, documents – Member of Parliament

      Members of Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada Oksana Syroyid and Semen Semenchenko have announced that all supporters of the blockade of trade with occupied areas in Donbas who were detained amid a police operation to storm a roadblock near the Kryvy Torets railway station have been released. The detainees were kept at different police stations across...

      Protests sweep across Ukraine after governement aressted and beat 43 activists who blocked trade with separatists in Donbas
      Mar14

      Protests sweep across Ukraine after governement aressted and beat 43 activists who blocked trade with separatists in Donbas

      Ukraine saw a wave of rallies overnight Tuesday as a public response to the law enforcers` move to detain 43 activists of the Donbas trade blockade at a staged a checkpoint at Kryvy Torets railway station in Donetsk region. TSN news service collected reports on the night protests from across Ukraine. Earlier, police on March 13 detained 43 men...

      Russia deploys spec-op forces close to Libya border – media
      Mar14

      Russia deploys spec-op forces close to Libya border – media

      Russia appears to have deployed special forces to an airbase in western Egypt near the border with Libya in recent days, U.S., Egyptian and diplomatic sources say, a move that would add to U.S. concerns about Moscow`s deepening role in Libya, Reuters wrote in an exclusive report. The U.S. officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the...

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