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      Clashes in Kyiv between protesters and police: at least 10 people injured
      Feb20

      Clashes in Kyiv between protesters and police: at least 10 people injured

      At least 10 people were injured in the clashes between police and protesters in the center of Kyiv. It is reported by the correspondent of 112 Ukraine. Protesters who wanted to gather outside the Presidential Administration building on Bankova Street demand suspending trade with occupied areas in Donbas. “Now the situation is calm. Several...

      OSCE: Russian recognition of Donetsk/Luhansk People`s Republic passports undermines Ukraine peace efforts
      Feb20

      OSCE: Russian recognition of Donetsk/Luhansk People`s Republic passports undermines Ukraine peace efforts

      Russia`s decision to recognize identification documents issued by separatists in eastern Ukraine will hurt the chances for a ceasefire to take hold, the head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) told RFE/RL on February 19. The abrupt Russian move is also a setback for efforts to end the war that has killed more than...

      A back-channel plan for Ukraine and Russia, courtesy of Trump associates – The New York Times
      Feb20

      A back-channel plan for Ukraine and Russia, courtesy of Trump associates – The New York Times

      A week before Michael T. Flynn resigned as national security adviser, a sealed proposal was hand-delivered to his office, outlining a way for President Trump to lift sanctions against Russia, The New York Times reported. According to The New York Times, Andrii V. Artemenko, the Ukrainian lawmaker, who sees himself as a Trump-style leader of a...

      Kyiv police free five detained protesters after Sunday clashes
      Feb20

      Kyiv police free five detained protesters after Sunday clashes

      OUN Battalion chief Mykola Kokhanivsky detained during Sunday clashes in Kyiv between police and protesters against trade with Russian militants in Donbas has been released from Kyiv`s Desniansky district police station, according to 112.ua. ”Mykola has been released,” Verkhovna Rada member from the Radical Party Andriy Lozovyi wrote on Facebook,...

      New attack in Donbas – water, power supply halted as over 300 shells in Avdiyivka
      Feb20

      New attack in Donbas – water, power supply halted as over 300 shells in Avdiyivka

      A Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman has announced Russia`s hybrid military forces continue shelling Ukrainian positions along the entire contact line, and new escalation has been reported near the Ukrainian-controlled town of Avdiyivka as Ukrainian troops deployed outside it come under attack. View map in full size ”Enemy troops enjoyed the...

      U.S. Embassy in Ukraine: Russian recognition of ”Donetsk/ Luhansk People`s Republic” passports inconsistent with Minsk agreement
      Feb19

      U.S. Embassy in Ukraine: Russian recognition of ”Donetsk/ Luhansk People`s Republic” passports inconsistent with Minsk agreement

      The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv says that the recognition by Russia of passports issued by the self-proclaimed republics in eastern Ukraine – the so-called Donetsk People`s Republic (”DPR”) and Luhansk People`s Republic (”LPR”) – is inconsistent with the Minsk peace process. ”Russian recognition of documents from separatist `republics` [is] troubling...

      Trump must punish Russia for election interference – Senator Graham
      Feb19

      Trump must punish Russia for election interference – Senator Graham

      A senior U.S. Republican senator on Sunday urged President Donald Trump to take action against Russia over allegations that Moscow interfered in the election that brought him to power, according to ABC News. U.S. intelligence officials have told Trump that Moscow tried to influence voters by hacking Democratic emails and trolling social media...

      Russia watches U.S. reassure allies, and it`s disappointed – Bloomberg
      Feb19

      Russia watches U.S. reassure allies, and it`s disappointed – Bloomberg

      Shortly after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence pledged to ”hold Russia to account” while looking for common ground in a speech to European allies, a hawkish Russian legislator reached out to shake his hand as he passed through a crowded hotel corridor, according to Bloomberg. ”Mr. Vice President, I am from Moscow and we hope we will reach those...

      Russia`s recognition of ”DPR/LPR” passports another proof of violation of international law – Poroshenko
      Feb19

      Russia`s recognition of ”DPR/LPR” passports another proof of violation of international law – Poroshenko

      President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko says Putin`s decision to recognize the passports issued by the pseudo-authorities of the so-called ”DPR” and ”LPR” (Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics) is another evidence of Russian occupation and violation of international law, journalist quoted him as saying after talks with U.S. Vice President Mike...

      Ukrainian troops repel Russian attack near Avdiyivka on Sunday morning
      Feb19

      Ukrainian troops repel Russian attack near Avdiyivka on Sunday morning

      A skirmish between Ukrainian troops and Russia`s hybrid military forces near the Ukrainian-controlled town of Avdiyivka in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, was reported to have broken out at about 05:00 a.m. local time on Sunday, February 19, 2017, according to the press center of the Ukrainian Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. ”The militant...

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