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      Nuland, Poroshenko hold unscheduled meeting in Kyiv June 22
      Jun23

      Nuland, Poroshenko hold unscheduled meeting in Kyiv June 22

      Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland and NSC Senior Directors Charles Kupchan and Celeste Wallander met on June 22 with senior Ukrainian officials, including President Poroshenko, Speaker of Parliament Parubiy, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration for Foreign Policy Yelisieiev, and Foreign...

      Ukraine has only 15% of quotas for duty-free food exports to EU left to use
      Jun21

      Ukraine has only 15% of quotas for duty-free food exports to EU left to use

      As of early June, Ukrainian exporters have already used 85% of all quotas for duty-free food supplies to the European Union, the press service of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported. As of early June, Ukrainian exporters have used 85% of all quotas for the supply of agricultural products to Europe. If the...

      Savchenko starts work at PACE
      Jun20

      Savchenko starts work at PACE

      On June 20, Ukrainian MP Nadia Savchenko took part in the European People`s Party (EPP/CD) working meeting as part of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) plenary session, Ukraine Today has reported. The EPP/CD members greeted their counterpart Savchenko with cheers as she turned up at the PACE headquarters in Strasbourg,...

      Steinmeier favors gradual phasing-out of Russia sanctions
      Jun20

      Steinmeier favors gradual phasing-out of Russia sanctions

      The European Union should gradually phase out sanctions imposed against Russia over the Ukraine crisis if there is substantial progress in the peace process, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was quoted on Sunday as saying, according to Reuters. His comments reflect divisions within Germany`s ruling right-left coalition over policy...

      Activists published video evidence of Russian invasion in Donbas (photos, video, maps)
      Jun17

      Activists published video evidence of Russian invasion in Donbas (photos, video, maps)

      The Ukrainian activists of InformNapalm online project have presented on its website some irrefutable video evidence of the invasion of Russian Armed Forces in the territory of Ukraine in the summer of 2014. Comprehensive analysis was has been conducted of a unique footage obtained by the activists revealing that the BTR-80 armored personnel...

      Russian spy with fake identity revealed in Spain
      Jun16

      Russian spy with fake identity revealed in Spain

      For the first time since the Cold War, Spain uncovered a Russian ”illegal” – a spy who had infiltrated the country 20 years ago under a fake identity, Politico reported in its piece titled ”The Spanish Story of a Russian Spy.” A Moscow spy has worked for two decades under a carefully constructed ”legend” – a false identity, complete with a fake...

      ATO HQ: Russian occupiers attack Ukraine 41 times in last day
      Jun16

      ATO HQ: Russian occupiers attack Ukraine 41 times in last day

      The Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 41 times in the past 24 hours, including 25 times in the Mariupol sector, 15 times in the Donetsk sector and once in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector,...

      McCain`s Defense Act: Ukraine may get $500 mln in U.S. security, lethal aid
      Jun15

      McCain`s Defense Act: Ukraine may get $500 mln in U.S. security, lethal aid

      The U.S. Senate has passed U.S. Senator John McCain`s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017 foreseeing, among other things, up to $500 million in security assistance to Ukraine. ”[The act] authorizes up to $500 million to provide security assistance to Ukraine, including lethal assistance,” reads a statement released by...

      Right Sector posts photos of its soldiers killed in attack on Butivka mine
      Jun13

      Right Sector posts photos of its soldiers killed in attack on Butivka mine

      Commander of the Ukrainian Right Sector Volunteer Corps Andriy Stempitskiy has posted photos of Right Sector fighters who were killed during a Russia’s artillery attack on the Butivka coal mine in eastern Ukraine in the night from Saturday to Sunday. Earlier Ministry of Defense, and spokesman of the Presidential Administration on ATO...

      EU Ambassador Tombinski: No progress in settlement of Donbas conflict
      Jun10

      EU Ambassador Tombinski: No progress in settlement of Donbas conflict

      Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine Jan Tombinski says there is no progress in the settlement of the conflict in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”Yes, we see no progress in the Minsk talks, and we see an increase in violence and ceasefire violations. We see more problems than solutions. However,...