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      Son of Mustafe Dzhemilev, a leader of the Crimean Tatar people, set to be released from Russian custody
      Nov24

      Son of Mustafe Dzhemilev, a leader of the Crimean Tatar people, set to be released from Russian custody

      Russian court has recognized Hayser Dzhemilev a citizen of Ukraine, his lawyer Nikolay Polozov wrote on Facebook. Hayser is a son of the Ukrainian president`s envoy to the Crimean Tatar people and leader of the Crimean Tatar people, Ukrainian MP Mustafa Dzhemilev. The court ruling means that there should be no obstructions for Hayser Dzhemilev to...

      No compromise in EU over Crimea occupation: Lithuania president
      Nov24

      No compromise in EU over Crimea occupation: Lithuania president

      There is no compromise regarding the issue of the Russian occupation of Crimea. Europe understands what at stake is, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite said in an interview with the Ukrainian Week [Tyzhden] international edition. ”Ukraine is testing the limits of the European commitment to freedom, the principles of sovereignty, and...

      Russian militants attacked Ukraine 48 times in last day, used mortars, grenade launchers and infantry fighting vehicles
      Nov24

      Russian militants attacked Ukraine 48 times in last day, used mortars, grenade launchers and infantry fighting vehicles

      Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 48 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size ”In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers fired mortars and rocket-propelled grenades on the towns of Maryinka and...

      Putin says Ukraine`s detention of Russian servicemen is `perfidy` – media
      Nov24

      Putin says Ukraine`s detention of Russian servicemen is `perfidy` – media

      Russian President Vladimir Putin says the detention of two Russian servicemen, who previously served in Ukraine`s army, on the administrative border between mainland Ukraine and occupied Crimea was an act of ”perfidy” by the Kyiv authorities, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”I believe this perfidy [detention of Russian military servicemen]...

      FSB detains former Russian military for ”spying for Ukraine” in Crimea`s Sevastopol
      Nov24

      FSB detains former Russian military for ”spying for Ukraine” in Crimea`s Sevastopol

      A former serviceman of the Black Sea Fleet HQ Leonid Parkhomenko was detained in the strategic port city of Sevastopol on the Russian-occupied Crimean peninsula. FSB argues that man has allegedly been collecting intelligence on fleet operations on the instructions of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, RIA Novosti reported. ”November 22, the...

      Kyiv says further disengagement in Donbas possible after Debaltseve demilitarized
      Nov24

      Kyiv says further disengagement in Donbas possible after Debaltseve demilitarized

      Representatives of Ukraine at Minsk peace talks on Donbas insist that further disengagement of forces and military hardware in the east of Ukraine is possible after the demilitarization of the militant-held town of Debaltseve, which should be under Ukraine`s control in keeping with the Minsk agreements. ”During the security subgroup`s work...

      Ukrainian president`s administration names Russia goals in Donbas
      Nov24

      Ukrainian president`s administration names Russia goals in Donbas

      Russia pursues its own specific objectives, and as of today it is difficult to talk about its sincere commitment to the peaceful resolution of the situation in Donbas, Deputy head of the Ukrainian president`s administration Kostiantyn Yeliseyev said in an interview with RBC-Ukraine. Firstly, in the short term, Russia seeks to maintain the...

      European Parliament sounds alarm on anti-EU propaganda from Russia, IS terrorist groups
      Nov24

      European Parliament sounds alarm on anti-EU propaganda from Russia, IS terrorist groups

      Propaganda pressure on the EU from Russia and Islamist terrorist groups is growing, members of the European Parliament (MEPs) warn in a resolution voted on Wednesday. The resolution was approved by 304 votes to 179, with 208 abstentions. Russian propaganda seeks to distort the truth, incite fear, provoke doubt and divide the EU. To counteract...

      Ukrainian Foreign Minister names possible date for Normandy Four foreign ministers meeting
      Nov24

      Ukrainian Foreign Minister names possible date for Normandy Four foreign ministers meeting

      A possible date of the Normandy Four foreign ministers meeting to discuss the ”road map” for the implementation of the Minsk agreements is November 29, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said after a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”We are discussing this date. Recently, I spoke with Frank...

      Ukraine`s ex-envoy to U.S. joins political sub-group on Minsk implementation
      Nov24

      Ukraine`s ex-envoy to U.S. joins political sub-group on Minsk implementation

      Former Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Oleksandr Motsyk has been appointed to the political sub-group on the implementation of the Minsk agreements, a source in the Presidential Administration of Ukraine said, according to ZN.ua. Oleksandr Motsyk was the Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States from 2010 to April 2015. He was...