Monthly Archives: December 2019

Nord Stream 2 pipeline: almost 350 German companies may face US sanctions

Almost 350 German companies which are taking part in the Nord Stream-2 project may be affected by the US sanctions, said the Chief Executive of Foreign Trade at the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHT), Volker Treier in a commentary for the news network Redaktions Netzwerk Deutschland. According to him, there is growing concern in German business due to

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EU Report: Human Rights Situation in Crimea Deteriorates, Reforms make Swift Advance

” … Ukraine’s attachment to the democratic principles and values it shares with the EU occupied much of the time and energy of the country’s political leaders and institutions” The European Commission issued its 2019 report on the country’s implementation of commitments under the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, citing six key areas, including political dialogue, governance, and strengthening institutions; security; and

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Kyiv: all of Europe is interested in stopping Nord Stream 2

Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Dmytro Kuleba said that the US sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 pipeline should be applied as soon as possible, reports Ukrinform news agency. According to him, not only Ukraine but also all of Europe is interested in stopping the construction of the pipeline. According to Kuleba, Nord Stream 2 pipeline

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U.S. might allocate $1 billion for energy security of European countries, including Ukraine

18:52, 14 December 2019 This will make it possible to diversify gas supplies and reduce dependence on Russian energy resources. The US Congress may support a bill that provides for the allocation of $ 1 billion for energy security in Europe, including Ukraine. It is reported by the Government Portal. It is reported that Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration Dmiytro

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Ukraine could get new, deadlier missiles from U.S. – media

18:40, 14 December 2019 The U.S. has committed more than $1.5 billion in security assistance to Ukraine since 2014. The U.S. Congress is poised to allow the sale of coastal defense and anti-ship weapons as part of future security assistance packages to Ukraine, through the 2020 defense policy bill. The National Defense Authorization Act passed the House this week and

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Ukraine, Belarus expand trade, economic cooperation – Cabinet

Within the framework of the 27th meeting of the Intergovernmental Ukrainian-Belarusian Mixed Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation, a meeting of co-chairs of the national parts of the Commission and a plenary meeting took place. “The visit of the Belarusian delegation of such level is a real opportunity to continue the dialogue with a view to practical implementation of the

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Trudeau instructs Canadian foreign minister to defend Ukraine

Global Affairs Canada will work with the Department of National Defence in the appropriate use of the Armed Forces in order to support Ukraine and other allies. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau released updated mandate letters for his 37-member cabinet on Friday, December 13. In a mandate letter to Minister of Foreign Affairs François-Philippe Champagne, he said: “You will work

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LPR urges Kiev to submit amendments to Ukraine’s constitution to Donbass’ approval

“We dismiss any ‘decentralization’ adopted without LPR’s and DPR’s approval”, Chairman of the LPR’s People’s Council Denis Miroshnichenko said LUGANSK, December 14. /TASS/. Lugansk People’s Republic insists on making sure that Kiev submits amendments to the Ukrainian constitution on decentralization of power to the approval of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR), according to Chairman of

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Alexei Bayer: A tale of two Putins

If you read American newspapers and watch American television, you may think that Vladimir Putin is winning big in the second phase of the Cold War. Ukraine is under siege and, apparently, has no choice but to accept Russian conditions. European leaders, spearheaded by France’s Emmanuel Macron, are talking about re-engaging with Russia. In the U.K., victorious Boris Johnson is

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George Woloshyn: Ukraine’s nuclear option

A quarter-century ago the leaders of four states – Ukraine, the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Russian Federation – met in Budapest to sign a document of historic and far-reaching importance in abating the threat of global nuclear annihilation. For the very first time, a nation agreed to rid itself of nuclear weapons and to forswear their future

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