Monthly Archives: September 2019

Putin warns Kiev’s witch-hunt against opposition would be a great mistake

VLADIVOSTOK, September 5. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned Ukraine’s authorities against cracking down on the country’s opposition. During the Eastern Economic Forum, the participants discussed Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky’s statement that the Opposition Platform – For Life Party is sponsored from abroad. Putin said he had not heard this statement, but it meant that “the incumbent Kiev authorities

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Ukraine allowed to export fruit and vegetables to EU

Ukraine was included in the list of countries that can freely supply said products to the EU. REUTERS The European Commission has included Ukraine in the list of countries that can freely supply fruit and vegetables to the European Union in accordance with new product safety requirements. This is evidenced by data on the European Commission website, reports European Pravda.

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Sniper bullet kills graduate of DonNU Faculty of History Eduard Shakhov in Donbass (PHOTO)

Fighter of the Azov unit Eduard Shakhov (call sign “Shakh”) was killed in the Donbass on September 4 as a result of a sniper bullet hit. This was reported by the press service of the Azov Regiment. “We regret to inform you that on September 4, our unit suffered an irreplaceable loss on the Svitlodarsk Arc. Eduard Shakhov, call sign

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Ukraine requests Russian ceasefire observers for Donbas

Ukraine has asked for Russia to send representatives to the Joint Center for Control and Coordination (JCCC) of the ceasefire in the Donbas. “As part of the TCG (Trilateral Contact Group) session, Ukraine submitted a request for Russia to return to the Joint Center for Control and Coordination,” wrote Darka Olifer, press secretary to Leonid Kuchma, Ukraine’s representative in the

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The release of Tsemakh and Putin’s statement of “large-scale POW exchange” pose danger for Ukraine

On September 5, the Kyiv Court of Appeals released Volodymyr Tsemakh, the former air defense commander of Snizhne town and a member of the terrorist organization Donetsk Peoples Republic (DPR) from custody. In addition to being accused of “setting up a terrorist group”, a charge that could land him a prison term from 8 to 15 years in Ukraine, Tsemakh

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EU welcomes launch of Ukraine’s High Anti-Corruption Court

The Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine has welcomed the start of work of the High Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine. “Today, Ukraine’s High Anti-Corruption Court takes up its work. The EU congratulates Ukraine on this occasion. We will continue supporting the Court in fulfilling its important role in the fight against corruption,” the EU Delegation wrote on Twitter. On September

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Wife chops off her husband’s penis and feeds it to dogs to put an end to years of domestic abuse

Maria, 48, strangled and decapitated husband Oleksandr, 49, in Obariv, Ukraine She then hacked his genitals with a kitchen knife and fed the organ to her dogs before trying to cut the body into pieces The woman confessed to the crime at the scene and was charged with murder  By Roksana Panashchuk For Mailonline A Ukrainian woman has been arrested

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Putin Says Talks With Ukraine on Prisoner Swap Nearly Complete

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that talks with Ukraine on an exchange of prisoners were being finalized and that the swap could involve a large number of people. Speaking at an economic forum in Russia’s Far East, Putin said a major prisoner swap between Moscow and Kiev could mark a step towards normalizing relations between the two countries.

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Court releases ‘DPR’ fighter Tsemakh who reportedly involved in MH17 case

Kyiv’s court of appeals on September 5, 2019 decided to release “Donetsk People’s Republic” (so-called “DPR”) fighter Volodymyr Tsemakh considered a suspect in the Dutch prosecutor’s office in the case of involving the shooting down of Boeing MH17, according to a posting on the website of TSN service of the 1+1 TV channel. (c) Interfax

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MH17 case: 40 MEPs appeal to Zelensky not to extradite Tsemakh to Russia

09:03, 5 September 2019 The request of Russia on the extradition of Tsemakh shows that the Russian government wants to prevent the appearance of this suspect in the court. At the initiative of Dutch MEP Kati Piri, 40 European politicians signed the appeal to Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky with the request not to extradite suspect in MH17 case Volodymyr Tsemakh

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Ukraine has to do what Lithuania did 20 years ago – interview with US Special Envoy Kurt Volker

In an exclusive interview for LRT.lt, the US Special Representative for negotiations in Ukraine, Kurt Volker, says that Ukraine still has in front of it all the steps needed to become a member of EU and NATO that “Lithuania had to do 20 years ago”. Speaking in August on the sidelines of Valdus Adamkus’ Conference in Vilnius, Volker told LRT.lt

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The Threat of Red Britain

By Rich Lowry NATIONAL REVIEW It’s hard to exaggerate the threat represented by Corbyn and Co. taking control of our most important ally. Tory prime minister Boris Johnson has, to his credit, seized the initiative in the battle over whether Britain will truly exit the EU, and on what terms. But no one can know how this high-stakes gamble will

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