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      Journalist says Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine allegedly lenient with Russian banks
      Mar11

      Journalist says Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine allegedly lenient with Russian banks

      Journalist and economic expert Oleksandr Dubinsky says Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Valeryia Gontareva was too lenient with Russian banks set to expand their presence in the occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions (ORDLO), also known as the self-proclaimed Luhansk and Donetsk People`s Republics, ”LPR” and ”DPR,” according...

      Trump will ask Angela Merkel for advice on Putin and war in Ukraine
      Mar11

      Trump will ask Angela Merkel for advice on Putin and war in Ukraine

      U.S. President Donald Trump will ask German Chancellor Angela Merkel for advice on how to deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. officials said on Friday, as the U.S. and German leaders meet next week after sometimes pointed disagreements in recent months, according to Reuters. Merkel will visit the White House on Tuesday for talks with...

      Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 80 times in the past 24 hours, 6 Ukrainian soldiers wounded
      Mar10

      Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 80 times in the past 24 hours, 6 Ukrainian soldiers wounded

      Russian troops fired over 60 mortar mines in Dokuchaievsk area in the Mariupol sector. Mariupol and its eastern outskirts remain the hottest spot. Russian troops violated the ceasefire in Donbas eighty times in the last day massively using heavy weapons, six Ukrainian troops were wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the...

      Kremlin sees Minsk-2 as only document for Donbas settlement
      Mar10

      Kremlin sees Minsk-2 as only document for Donbas settlement

      Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov claims Minsk peace agreements dated February 2015, also known as Minsk 2, are considered to be the only document for the settlement of the Donbas crisis, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia. ”The Minsk agreements remain the only signed text that is a road map within this intra-Ukrainian...

      Election in occupied Donbas no longer on Minsk agenda – Ukraine`s negotiator
      Mar10

      Election in occupied Donbas no longer on Minsk agenda – Ukraine`s negotiator

      Expert of the political subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group on the settlement of the Donbas crisis Olga Aivazovska claims that the issue of holding local elections in Russia-occupied Donbas is no longer on the agenda of Minsk peace talks due to the efforts of the Ukrainian side, according to a Ukrainian television channel. ”In fact, the...

      Russian troops attacked 177 times Ukrainian positions in Donbas in last 48 hours
      Mar10

      Russian troops attacked 177 times Ukrainian positions in Donbas in last 48 hours

      Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 69 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size ”The town of Maryinka, and the villages of Chermalyk and Pavlopil in the Mariupol sector came under mortar fire, while grenade launchers...

      Ukraine army to enhance combat tactics to avoid civilian casualties – Defense Minister
      Mar09

      Ukraine army to enhance combat tactics to avoid civilian casualties – Defense Minister

      Ukraine`s Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak during a meeting with President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer said that the Armed Forces of Ukraine were ready to improve the processes of planning and conducting combat operations to avoid civilian casualties in Donbas, according to the ministry`s press service....

      EU to extend anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine next week – journalist
      Mar08

      EU to extend anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine next week – journalist

      The European Union will extend sanctions next week due to Russia`s threat to the territorial integrity of Ukraine, according to RFE/RL correspondent in Brussels Rikard Jozwiak. ”EU will next week extend sanctions on 150 people and 37 entities from Ukraine and Russia who have threatened the territorial integrity of Ukraine,” Jozwiak wrote on...

      Talks with Russia possible only from position of strength: Ukraine`s Foreign Minister
      Mar08

      Talks with Russia possible only from position of strength: Ukraine`s Foreign Minister

      Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin on Tuesday, March 7, during his two-day visit to Washington, told U.S. senators of his vision of conducting negotiations with the Russian Federation. ”The only viable way to negotiate with Russia is from a position of strength and international solidarity,” Pavlo Klimkin said at a hearing ”On...

      Ukrainian Foreign Minister  tells U.S. senators of Russia`s arms supplies to Donbas
      Mar08

      Ukrainian Foreign Minister tells U.S. senators of Russia`s arms supplies to Donbas

      Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin during his two-day Washington visit attended a Tuesday hearing ”On Russian Policies and Intentions Toward Specific European Countries” at the Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations. Klimkin emphasized that Russia`s hybrid war against...

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