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German Ambassador on Ukraine’s NATO membership: everyone fears to be in direct war with Russia

   German Ambassador to Ukraine Anka Feldhusen, commenting on the prospect of Ukraine’s membership in NATO, noted that one of the advantages of the Alliance is Article 5 of the Washington Treaty, and everyone is afraid to be in a direct war with Russia. “There are 30 countries cooperating in NATO, and this is a consensus organization. This consensus needs

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Anglia denies claim Russia fired ‘warning shots’ at British warship

    LONDON — The U.K. denied claims by Russia that one of its warships fired warning shots at a British destroyer in the Black Sea. The Russian defense ministry claimed on Wednesday that it fired shots after the British missile destroyer HMS Defender ignored a “preliminary warning” against intrusion into Russia’s territorial waters. It said that a Russian Su-24 bomber

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U.S. Congress calls on Biden administration to send military aid to Ukraine immediately

   The U.S. House of Representatives has called on the Biden Administration to immediately send military aid to Ukraine before the Kremlin crosses anymore “territorial red lines”. This was said in a joint statement by House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Mike Rogers (R-AL) and House Foreign Affairs Committee Lead Republican Michael McCaul (R-TX), Ukrinform reports. “The United States should

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MP Poliakov Proposes Rada Ban Oligarchs From Becoming Mayors

   Member of Parliament Anton Poliakov (For the Future) proposes parliament prohibit oligarchs from being elected mayors of cities. This is stated in the bill No. 5599-2 “On the prevention of threats to national security associated with the excessive influence of persons with significant economic or political weight in public life (oligarchs),” Ukrainian News Agency reports. According to the bill,

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US calls on Russia to ‘end senseless violence’ against residents of eastern Ukraine

  The U.S. Embassy called on the Russian Federation to end violence and engage in peace negotiations after a civilian in Avdiivka had been injured in the militant shelling. “We are disturbed by reports of a civilian injured near his own home by ceasefire violations in Avdiivka, Donetsk, on June 19,” the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine posted on Twitter. The

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US Navy formally announces participation in SeaBreeze-2021 in Black Sea

   The U.S. Sixth Fleet, headquartered in Naples, Italy, has formally announced its participation in the joint Ukrainian-American military exercise SeaBreeze 2021, the press service of the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv said on Tuesday. “The U.S. Sixth Fleet formally announced participation in the co-hosted Ukrainian-U.S. annually held Exercise SeaBreeze 2021 starting next week in the Black Sea region,” the embassy

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U.S. Embassy: Russia’s aggression resulted in displacement of over a million Ukrainians

    The U.S. Embassy condemned Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, which has led to the internal displacement of more than 1 million Ukrainians. Embassy’s Spokesperson Daniel Langenkamp made a corresponding statement in a video address on the occasion of World Refugee Day, published on Twitter on June 20. As the diplomat noted, almost 3.5 million people in Ukraine need humanitarian aid

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Ukrainian Navy conducts tactical maneuvers in Black Sea with combat exercises

   In predetermined areas of the Black Sea, the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine conducted tactical maneuvers of an amphibious ready group, which involved a division of surface ships, marines, naval aviation and air force aviation. According to the press service of the Ukrainian Navy, the training was carried out in several stages. After bringing the naval

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White House denies info that United States suspends allocation of military aid to Ukraine

   White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki denied media statements about the alleged suspension of U.S. military aid to Ukraine. “The idea that we have held back security assistance to Ukraine is nonsense. Just last week – in the run-up to the U.S.-Russia Summit – we provided a $150 million package of security assistance, including lethal assistance. We have now

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Kuleba, Ciocoi discuss development of Associated Trio of Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba held talks with Acting Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova Aureliu Ciocoi within the framework of the Antalya Diplomacy Forum. As the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine informs, the key topic of conversation was the development of the format of the Associated Trio

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Presidential Office Denies Plans To Resign Cabinet To Dismiss Avakov And Snap Elections

  The Presidential Office denies rumors about plans to announce snap presidential elections after Independence Day and to resign the Cabinet of Ministers to dismiss Interior Minister Arsen Avakov in autumn. Mykhailo Podoliak, advisor to the head of the Office of President Andrii Yermak, announced this to Ukrainian News Agency. “There is no discussion of snap elections or resignations,” he

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Kick off 3pm CET !

At 3pm CET Ukraine will face Macedonia. A managable task in my opinion.   At 6pm my Danes will face the proxy-hollanders from Belgium. A more difficile task concerning Lukaku. But we have the best team. We qualified with 9:0 points and 14:0 goals in our group. So, i wish both teams all of luck and two classic games for

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Putin’s Adviser On Ukraine Kozak Will Take Part In Negotiations With Biden In Expanded Format

   Deputy head of the Presidential Administration of Russia / diplomatic adviser of Vladimir Putin within the Normandy Format (with the participation of Ukraine, Germany, Russia and France) Dmitry Kozak will take part in the negotiations with President of the United States, Joseph Biden, in an extended format. Putin’s Assistant Yuri Ushakov said this to the press, Ukrainian News Agency

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PM Shmyhal: Oligarchic system of relations slows down development of our country

   The oligarchic system of relations that has formed in Ukraine slows down the country’s development and reduces the chances of an “economic miracle.” “Everyone agrees that the system of economic relations, which has long been formed in our country, slows down our development and reduces the chances of the Ukrainian ‘economic miracle’. It is an oligarchic system of relations

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Two Ukrainians die in road accident in Romania, two more in serious condition – MFA

   As a result of a road accident in Romania on Monday morning, two Ukrainians died, two more are in serious condition, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (MFA) Oleh Nikolenko said. “Early in the morning of June 14, on the Deva-Nadlac highway in Romania, there was a traffic accident involving Ukrainian citizens who were traveling by

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Holland vs Ukraine, tonight 9pm CET

   Ukraine are set to kick off their first Euro 2020 match with a clash against Holland at the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam tonight at 9pm CET. Ukraine have a strong and determined team, willing to nail down Holland tonight. I wish them and our Danish team luck and fun during this tournament. BTW, Denmark’s Christian Eriksen is out

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Zelensky to participate in ‘Ukraine 30. Economy without oligarchs’ forum on Tuesday

   On Tuesday, June 15, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal will take part in the “Ukraine 30. Economy without oligarchs” All-Ukrainian Forum, which will be held in Kyiv on June 14 to June 16. According to the forum’s program, the opening of the Ukraine 30. Economy without oligarchs All-Ukrainian Forum is scheduled for Monday, June

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Militants Mobilizing Personnel And Enterprise Vehicles – Defense Ministry Intelligence Directorate

   The Ministry of Defense’s Main Intelligence Directorate believes that militants are mobilizing personnel assigned to various military units and formations, as well as equipment belonging to enterprises in the non-government-controlled occupied territories in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. The press service of the Defense Ministry announced this in a statement, the Ukrainian News Agency reports. “During the course of the

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