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SkyUp Plane With Ukrainians Evacuated From Wuhan Lands At Kharkiv International Airport

The plane of the SkyUp air company with Ukrainian citizens evacuated from Wuhan (the People’s Republic of China) aboard landed at the Kharkiv International Airport at around 11:55 p.m. This follows from the data from the Flightradar, Ukrainian News Agency reports. The people will be delivered to the medical center of the National Guard, Novi Sanzhary, in Poltava region. As

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NATO urges Russia to withdraw troops from Ukraine

NATO has expressed its concern regarding the escalation in the Donbas and urged Russia to withdraw its troops from Ukraine, the Ukrainian Mission to NATO wrote on Facebook. “We are concerned by the escalation of violence by the Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine this morning. This undermines the Minsk agreements and the efforts towards a peaceful conflict resolution,” said NATO

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Sweden accuses Russia of violating Minsk agreements

Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde has said that yesterday’s attacks by Russian-led forces in Donbas are in breach of the Minsk agreements. She wrote this on her Twitter account. “Worrying reports of attacks by Russia-backed armed formations in eastern Ukraine yesterday, killing one Ukrainian soldier and wounding six. Another violation of the Minsk Agreements and the measures agreed at the

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Bakhmatyuk handed over inscribed eggs “Sytnyk is corrupt” to the director of NABU

Today, February 19, agrarians handed over to the director of NABU, Artem Sytnyk, convicted of corruption, “personal award” eggs with the inscription: “Sytnyk, go away”. About it reports Depo.ua. The protesters chanted “Sytnyk – away”, but the NABU leader himself was afraid to meet with the activists, and did not even send his representatives for negotiations. There are dozens of

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Zelensky hopes for increase in US military assistance to Ukraine

President Volodymyr Zelensky hopes for an increase in US military and security assistance to Ukraine. He made a corresponding statement during a meeting with the US Congress delegation led by Senator Jim Inhofe within the framework of the 56th Munich Security Conference. “Volodymyr Zelensky stressed the great importance of the military and security assistance that Ukraine receives from the United

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Putin’s Speaker Pes[t]kov Denies Zelenskyy’s Meeting With Russian Security Council Secretary Patrushev In Oman

Press Secretary of Russian President Vladimir Putin Dmitry Peskov has denied meeting between President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev. The TASS news agency (Russia) has said this in a statement, Ukrainian News Agency reports. Thus, Peskov commented on the story of the Schemes journalism investigative program about the alleged meeting between Zelenskyy and Patrushev

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56% Of Russians Believe Russia And Ukraine Should Be Independent But Friendly Countries – Levada Center Poll

56% of Russians believe that Russia and Ukraine should be independent but friendly countries with open borders and without visas and customs checks. This is indicated by the results of a poll that that the Yuri Levada analytical center conducted in January, Ukrainian News Agency reports. Asked the question, “Which of the following opinions about relations between Russia and Ukraine

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Borodianskyi To Initiate Extension Of Ban On Russian Social Networks And Media

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Volodymyr Borodianskyi intends to initiate an extension of the ban on Russian social networks and the media. He said this in an interview with RBC-Ukraine, Ukrainian News Agency reports. “I believe that it is necessary to continue the ban, there is not even any discussion here. We will initiate it. Absolutely,” he said. Also,

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Munich Security Report: Zelensky brings fresh energy to efforts to end conflict in Donbas

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has brought fresh energy to efforts to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine but the peace is far from preordained. “A new Ukrainian president has brought fresh energy to efforts to end the six-year-old conflict between Kyiv and Russia-backed separatists in the country’s eastern Donbas region. Yet if peace seems slightly more plausible now than

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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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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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