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OSCE Calls For 'New And Full' Investigation Into Nemtsov Murder

February 20, 2020 12:07 GMT The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) on February 20 called for “a new and full investigation” into the murder of Boris Nemtsov, the former Russian opposition politician who was killed almost five years ago near the Kremlin. The OSCE said shortcomings in Russia’s original investigation left many questions unanswered. “His death was

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CNN: U.S. Justice Department puts Brooklyn prosecutor atop Ukraine probes

04:15, 21 February 2020 It’s not clear what cases will fall under Donoghue’s purview. The U.S. Justice Department has assigned the top prosecutor in Brooklyn to coordinate Ukraine-related investigations, according to a memo released Tuesday to Congress, bringing a new layer of Washington supervision to an area of interest that has become a political minefield. Richard Donoghue, the U.S. attorney

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Navy preps its new USS Ford carrier for massive ocean warfare

By Kris Osborn | Warrior Maven 18 February, 2020 Navy weapons developers say the service’s emerging Ford-class carriers are engineered for the purpose of enabling a much higher volume of high-speed, overwhelming air attacks in rapid succession, as compared to today’s Nimitz-class carriers … all due to new technologies and the design configuration of the platforms. The Ford carriers, now on the cusp

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Putin demanded that Zelensky ‘really implement Minsk agreements’

22:00, 14 February 2020 Putin also expressed readiness to continue efforts aimed at release and exchange of conflict-related detainees. Russian President Putin demanded that the President of Ukraine Zelensky “really implement the Minsk agreements.” The Kremlin website reports this information. According to the report, today’s conversation between Zelensky and Putin took place at the initiative of the Ukrainian side. “In connection with the

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Sea Breeze 2020: Japan and South Korea to join international exercises in Ukraine

22:25, 8 February 2020 In total, about 20 countries will take part in military drills this year. Japan and South Korea will join the Sea Breeze annual international exercises which to take place in Odesa in 2020. This was reported by the press office of Ukrainian Border Service.  “An important indicator of this year was the involvement of new participants,

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Ukraine's parliament speaker says all laws exist to hold elections in Donbas

17:22, 08 February 2020 According to Razumkov, the Minsk agreements did not specify the law for holding elections, but only indicated they should be held under Ukrainian law. Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Dmytro Razumkov has said there are all legislative acts in accordance with the Minsk agreements to hold elections in the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas.

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Putin, Lukashenka Make Little Reported Progress At Sochi Talks On Energy, Integration

February 07, 2020 18:18 GMT UPDATED February 08, 2020 11:41 GMT Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Belarusian counterpart, Alyaksandr Lukashenka, made little reported progress during talks on the thorny issues of energy prices and closer integration. The two met at Putin’s residence in Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi on February 7 amid increasing economic pressure by Moscow on Minsk.

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France ready to help Ukraine analyze UIA PS752 black boxes

02:40, 04 February 2020 France was also affected by the tragedy. France is ready to help Ukraine analyze the black boxes of Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) flight PS752, which was downed in Iran on January 8. “France’s position regarding the opportunity to analyze the black boxes in France is quite positive. I’ve officially informed Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry about this. If

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Opposition MPs outraged at Zelensky's words about USSR causing WWII, Holocaust

08:46, 3 February 2020 Viktor Medvedchuk and Vadym Rabinovych deny that the Soviet Union was involved in the Holocaust. President Volodymyr Zelensky’s statement that the Soviet Union was the one to launch the WWII and the Holocaust is a blasphemy. Viktor Medvedchuk, Chairman of the Political Council of Opposition Platform – For Life party said so.   “I’m definitely outraged at the fact that

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