Monthly Archives: October 2019

EU extends Russia sanctions over Skripal poisoning

The decision contributes to the EU’s efforts to counter the proliferation and use of chemical weapons which poses a serious threat to international security. The EU Council today extended restrictive measures by the EU addressing the use and proliferation of chemical weapons until October 16, 2020. These sanctions, which consist of a travel ban to the EU and an asset

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Thousands march in Kiev in protest against Donbass peace plan

KIEV (Reuters) – Thousands of people marched through central Kiev on Monday to protest against President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s deal with Moscow to grant special status to a pro-Russian rebel-held region of eastern Ukraine as part of efforts to end a five-year conflict there. Around 20,000 people, including war veterans, took part in the rally ‘No capitulation’ against what they say

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Ukraine is an independent, unitary and democratic State and who does not agree with this opinion that one will deal with our defenders – Volodymyr Zelenskyy

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited the headquarters of the Joint Forces Operation, where he congratulated all soldiers on the Day of the Defender of Ukraine during his working visit to Donetsk. Addressing the servicemen, the President noted that today’s holiday was truly a great day for Ukraine. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited the headquarters of the Joint Forces

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Ukrainian press: Pro-Russian militants will gain ‘gray zone’ territory if the troops are withdrawn in Donbas

It’s pretty obvious that a withdrawal of forces and equipment along the demarcation line (if synchronized) will only play into the hands of the occupation corps. In most places, the illegal armed groups will only nominally withdraw their forces, says military expert Mikhail Zhyrokhov in his article for Business Capital. According to Zhyrokhov, if one looks at the geography, the

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Ukraine needs support of the West on scale of Marshall Plan – NATO PA report

This is stated in the report on the situation in Ukraine, presented by Canada’s Senator Jane Cordy at the NATO PA annual session in London.  “Ukraine needs a truly ambitious and well-resourced assistance package, perhaps even on the scale of the Marshall Plan that ensured the reconstruction of Western Europe in the wake of World War II. The success of Ukraine with

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StopFake #256 with Marko Suprun: Russian language war

Editor’s Note: The Kyiv Post publishes the English-language videos from StopFake.org, a non-governmental organization that debunks myths and fake news about Ukraine. StopFake began its work after the EuroMaidan Revolution that ousted President Viktor Yanukovych, triggering Russia’s war in Ukraine. The project was launched by alumni and students of Kyiv-based Mohyla School of Journalism and the Digital Future of Journalism.

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There will be no surrender of national interests, it is not about me or Ukraine – the President

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy stressed that he was working 24 hours a day to end the war in eastern Ukraine, and the issue of returning the temporarily occupied Crimea will be the next challenge. “I promised to end the war in the east and restore the territorial integrity of Ukraine. All my personal efforts are aimed at this all

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