Category Archives: Ukraine

Putin: We're not friends with Ukraine, but there's always hope – Russian media

At the same time, Putin recalled Moscow and Kyiv had managed to agree on a prisoner swap, as well as on gas transit through Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Russia and Ukraine are not friends anymore, but he hopes for an agreement with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky on improving relations between the two countries. “There’s always hope,”

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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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Russian fraud at the Munich Security Conference: How far is the dialogue possible?

BOHDAN BEN Russia’s return to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), despite its failure to implement PACE resolutions; Putin’s dominating presence at the January 2020 World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem, where he promulgated his historical narrative; and finally the 2020 Munich Security Conference (MSC) held 14-16 February, promoting the notorious pro-Russia plan regarding Ukraine, under the statement’s neutral title

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Russia's war crimes: Deputy Prosecutor General tells ICC representatives about hundreds of proceedings

Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine Giunduz Mamedov held a meeting with representatives of the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to discuss the evidence of Russian aggression in Donbas and Crimea. “The Ukrainian law enforcement agencies of Ukraine under the coordination of the Prosecutor General’s Office continue to gather evidence of the international-scale armed conflict and the

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Russia loses leverage as Ukrainian exports go global

UkraineAlert by Anders Åslund Ukraine’s State Statistical Service has just published its data on Ukraine’s foreign trade in 2019. Overall, the changes it reveals might not appear large. The country’s merchandise exports increased by 5.8 percent to USD 50.1 billion, while imports rose by 6.3 percent to USD 60.8 billion. Since Ukraine currently receives annual remittances of around USD 12

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Pro-Kremlin Disinformation Desperation: MH17 and WWII

This week, the pro-Kremlin disinformation machine has begun “preparations” for the MH17 trial and continued its attack on Poland. A few weeks from now, on March 9th, the District Court of the Hague will begin the criminal trial of four suspects for shooting down Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. With the court date approaching, the pro-Kremlin disinformation machine is desperate to

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Fight in Donbass: EU calls on Russia to influence militants

The European Union expects Russia to act in the direction of de-escalation of the situation in the Donbass. This is stated in the commentary of the EU spokeswoman on foreign affairs and security policy, which is at the disposal of the European truth. “We expect that Russia will fully and immediately use its influence on the armed groups it supports,” he said.

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Enemy attack in Zolote, Donbas: farewell to illusions

As soon as Kyiv officials of different levels (even ministers) started telling on live TV that the implementation of “peace plans” and “joint patrolling” following some kind of arrangements reached in Munich would take place in line with Ukrainian law and under Ukrainian government control, the “greeting” came from the east. Among other things, insatiable and blood-thirsty warmongers and death

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Russia's new escalation in Ukraine is Trump's opportunity

by Tom Rogan Russian-supported rebels attacked Ukrainian government-held areas of the eastern Luhansk Oblast on Tuesday. President Trump thus has an opportunity to draw a line under the impeachment saga by providing new support to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s government. The offensive is certainly significant. According to the Kyiv Post, Ukraine’s army lost at least one soldier and suffered four

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Russia claims not involved in latest Donbas escalation

At the same time, Peskov told journalists the Kremlin was aware of today’s clash “between the ‘Luhansk People’s Republic’ and the Ukrainian Armed Forces”. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov claims it would be “completely wrong” to raise the issue of Russia’s responsibility for the latest violent escalation in Donbas. Answering a question of an UNIAN correspondent in Russia on whether the

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A Dutch MH17 secret intelligence document leaked: Now all theories are going down

A Dutch military intelligence and security service document on investigating the crash of a Malaysian plane “MH 17”, shot down in July 2014, had leaked Source: Tanjug Until now, it was considered that Russia should be held responsible for the downing of the plane, which killed all passengers and crew members (a total of 283 passengers, including 80 children, and 15

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RFE/RL: U.S.-Ukraine produced rocket lifts off, takes supplies to International Space Station

A medium-class rocket jointly developed by U.S. and Ukrainian specialists successfully launched from a NASA flight facility in Virginia on February 15, carrying nearly four tons of supplies, hardware, and science payloads to the International Space Station (ISS). The Antares rocket, partly designed by the Pivdenne Design Bureau and made by the Pivdenmash in Ukraine’s Dnipro region, lifted off at

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NATO does not solve Ukraine’s problems, only makes them worse

This article is full of propaganda and BS from horseface. NATO only exacerbates Ukraine’s problems and undermines efforts aimed at implementing the Minsk agreements, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters on Monday after the Munich Security Conference. Russia is engaged in a dialogue with those Western countries, which are involved in the Ukrainian settlement process, he stressed. “These are,

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Russia puts forward conditions for next Normandy format summit

The results of the previous arrangements should be seen to hold the next meeting in the Normandy format, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Alexander Grushko said on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. “There was a very clear agreement that the next Normandy format meeting should summarize what had been discussed at the previous meeting. This concerns

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