Monthly Archives: February 2020

Honcharuk announces launch of Great Construction project from March 1

08.02.2020 12:14Prime Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Honcharuk has announced that 2020 is the year of the “Great Construction” and infrastructure modernization of Ukraine. In each region, heads of regional state administrations bear responsibility for the timely start and implementation of the Great Construction project.  “The President’s Great Construction program kicks off from March 1. We begin large-scale construction and major

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Zelensky calls on Conte to close illegal office of ‘DPR’, ‘LPR’ in Italy

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky discussed with Prime Minister of the Italian Republic Giuseppe Conte general policy issues, including the closing of the so-called “DPR” and “LPR” offices in Italy. “I urged the Prime Minister to close the illegal DPR and LPR offices opened in several cities of Italy,” the Head of State told the media representatives, the press service

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President asks Pope Francis to assist in releasing captive Ukrainians

PHOTOS08.02.2020 13:48 President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has asked Pope Francis to assist in releasing Ukrainians who are held captive in Donbas. “The pontiff makes every effort to achieve peace and harmony around the world. Two months after Normandy format meeting in Paris, I asked to assist in releasing Ukrainians held captive in Donbas, Crimea and Russia,” the President wrote

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From Russia With Cabin Fever: Coronavirus Evacuees Compare Notes

It’s a refurbished Soviet-style sanatorium, but there are no visitors, staff wear decontamination suits and riot police stand guard outside in temperatures of around minus 15 degrees Celsius. In the fenced-off complex in Siberia, 144 people have been put in quarantine under close observation for two weeks after the Russian military evacuated them this week from the epicenter of the

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SIB exposed scheme of large thefts during construction of barracks for Armed Forces

Theft suspect faces up to 12 years in prison 12:20, 8 February 2020 Ukraine’s State Bureau of InvestigationOpen source The State Bureau of Investigation (SIB) convicted the director of one of the enterprises of the Volyn region in the theft of $253 thousand of budget funds during the construction of the Armed Forces of Ukraine barracks. The press service of State Bureau of Investigation

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Russia’s occupation of Crimea, Donbas war not “serious violations” in Council of Europe’s new sanctions procedure

Article by: Serhiy Sydorenko Russia’s two-year battle to lift sanctions imposed by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe for its occupation of the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea and war in Donbas and return to the Assembly as a full-fledged member finished triumphantly in June 2019. Then, PACE voted to destroy its existing sanctions mechanism. At the January 2020

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Alexander Vindman: witness who spoke out against Trump fired from job

In an accelerating assault on Donald Trump’s critics in the days since his impeachment acquittal, Lt Col Alexander Vindman, who defied Trump to deliver public testimony during the impeachment inquiry, was removed from his White House post on Friday afternoon. Vindman, a Ukraine expert on the national security council, had been scheduled to rotate out of his White House assignment

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