Monthly Archives: September 2019

Zelensky announces second stage of Ukraine-Russia prisoner swap

Regarding the timing of such a release, the president said he hoped it would happen as soon as possible. Photo from UNIAN Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has announced the second stage of a prisoner swap between Ukraine and Russia as he hopes to release the Crimean Tatars from Russian captivity. Read also Zelensky in Boryspil speaks about talks with Putin

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MH17 Suspect Tsemakh Was Questioned Prior to Exchange – Zelenskyy

By Maria Romanenko The Ukrainian government says that the MH17 suspect and former Donetsk “people’s republic” soldier Volodymyr Tsemakh was questioned by the Dutch before his departure to Moscow.  “He was questioned and not just before his departure… Everything we were asked to do, we have done. It was very difficult and I was really scared that the exchange would

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Council of Europe welcomes release of prisoners by Russia and Ukraine

The Council of Europe welcomes the release of prisoners by Russia and Ukraine today, Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland has stated. “The Council of Europe welcomes the release of prisoners by Russia and Ukraine today. This is an encouraging step towards the reconciliation of the two member states of the Council of Europe and an important

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Trump tries to force Ukraine to meddle in the 2020 election

UKRAINE’S NEOPHYTE president, Volodymyr Zelensky, took a big step this week toward proving that he will be, as he promised, the most pro-reform president in Ukraine’s history. On Monday, he laid out a breathtakingly ambitious five-year plan including virtually every measure the International Monetary Fund and Western governments have urged on Ukraine in recent years, from land reform to the

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Plane with Ukrainian political prisoners landed in Boryspil (Photo, live video)

Their relatives are meeting them at the airport. Screenshot A plane with freed Ukrainian sailors and political prisoners landed in Boryspil International Airport on Saturday, September 7. Their relatives are meeting them at the airport. Read more on UNIAN: https://www.unian.info/politics/10676913-plane-with-ukrainian-political-prisoners-landed-in-boryspil-photo-live-video.html (C)UNIAN 2019

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Transfer of Ukrainian sailors means Russia fulfills part of maritime tribunal decision

The transfer by Russia of the seized sailors to Ukraine will mean that Russia has actually complied with part of the decision of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, but it still does not formally recognize its jurisdiction, Nikolai Polozov, the head of the legal team for the POW sailors, has said. “Russia will send information to

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Prisoner swap: Two Ukrainian planes landed in Moscow

Earlier, Russian government plane No. RSD092 landed at Ukraine’s Boryspil International Airport. REUTERS Two airplanes with the national symbols of Ukraine have landed at Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport. Read also Ukraine-Russia prisoner swap kicks off – lawyer It is expected they will deliver Ukrainian prisoners of war to Ukraine, Deutsche Welle’s Ukrainian service reports. As UNIAN reported earlier, Russian government plane

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Russian government plane lands at Boryspil Airport

According to the Flightradar website, the plane departed from Russia’s Vnukovo Airport at 09:20, and landed in Boryspil at 10:30. Screenshot Russian government plane No. RSD092 has landed at Ukraine’s Boryspil International Airport. According to the Flightradar website, the plane departed from Russia’s Vnukovo Airport at 09:20, and landed in Boryspil at 10:30. The aircraft is used by the Russian

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