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Zelenskiy Stresses Free Nature Of Elections In Ukraine After Historic Vote

Ballot boxes at a polling station in the city of Dnipro on October 25.

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Day of silence in Ukraine: Almost 900 violations recorded

09:20, 25 October 2020 – 112 UA Most violations are related to illegal campaigning. In Ukraine, police officers received almost 900 reports of violations on the Day of silence before the local elections, the press service of the National Police stated. “As of 9 p.m, the national police have recorded 891 reports of violations,” the message informs. About 500 reports relate to illegal campaigning, in

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ukraine: Zelensky invites UN to develop joint plan for Donbas restoration

08:30, 25 October 2020 – 112 UA Zelensky also called on the UN to take part in the implementation of the project to provide Donbas with drinking water. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky invited the UN to develop a joint plan for the restoration of Donetsk and Luhansk regions. This proposal was made during a meeting with the United Nations resident coordinator

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NATO to hold consultations with Ukraine, Georgia on NATO 2030 strategy

23:10, 21.10.20 – UNIAN There will be an expert report later on this year. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said the Alliance will hold consultations with Ukraine and Georgia on the NATO 2030 strategy. “There will be an expert report later on this year. And then I will, based on that report, and consultations and inputs and guidance from

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ukraine: Air Force gets modernized MiG29 fighter

23:15, 09.10.20 – UNIAN Service life has been extended, while new Ukrainian-made equipment and systems have been installed. The Lviv State Aircraft Repair Plant SE, which is part of the Ukroboronprom Group, handed over to the military another upgraded MiG-29MU1 fighter jet. That’s according to the plant CEO Dmytro Matrunchyk, Ukroboronprom’s press service reports. “On the eve of Ukraine Defender Day,

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Donbas: Ukraine to insist that positions of militants are inspected simultaneously with Ukrainian ones, – official

08:03, 21 September 2020 – Source : 112 Ukraine There are dozens of violations of Minsk agreements, allowed by Russian mercenaries, Leonid Kravchuk says. Ukraine will be insisting that inspections of the Ukrainian military positions were conducted simultaneously with the checks of those held by Russian mercenaries. Leonid Kravchuk, the first president of Ukraine and the head of the Ukrainian delegation

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Ukraine convenes TCG meeting over puppet “DPR” leader’s threats to open fire on JFO units in Donbas

22:54, 05 September 2020 – UNIAN The Ukrainian delegation will try to prevent shelling of JFO unit. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba says Ukraine is initiating an extraordinary meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) on Donbas settlement over threats voiced by the self-styled “leader” of the so-called “Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DPR”) Denis Pushilin to open fire on the positions

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Head of Russia’s State Duma condemns intention of Ukrainian authorities to prosecute Ukraine’s opposition MPs who visited Moscow

21:47, 4 September 2020 – Source : 112 Ukraine According to Vyacheslav Volodin, the initiators of the criminal case are destroying the agreements that exist within the framework of the Normandy format. Chairman of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Viacheslav Volodin condemned the intention of the Ukrainian authorities to start criminal prosecution of MPs from the Opposition Platform – For

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Russia imposes sanctions against Poroshenko, Vakarchuk, other Ukrainians (List)

23:55, 04 September 2020 – UNIAN The relevant resolution was published on the official portal of legal information of the Russian Federation. The Russian government has expanded the list of Ukrainian citizens against whom special economic measures are being introduced, which includes Ukrainian top officials, Members of Parliament, businessmen, etc. The relevant resolution was published on the official portal of legal

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Ukraine’s Independence Day: History, traditions, celebration

08:00, 24 August 2020 – 112 UA Ukrainian Independence Day is celebrated annually on August 24. Ukraine celebrates its Independence Day on August 24. It is a public holiday established in honor of the adoption of the Act of Declaration of Independence of Ukraine by the Verkhovna Rada of the Ukrainian SSR. On this day, mass events and festivities are usually held

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U.S. Deputy Secretary Biegun to visit Kyiv, Vilnius, Moscow

23:54, 23 August 2020 – UNIAN The official is expected to meet with senior government leaders to discuss a range of regional and international issues. U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E. Biegun will visit Kyiv, Vilnius and Moscow next week, the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv says. “Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E. Biegun will travel to Vilnius, Lithuania; Moscow,

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Ukrainian intelligence lured suspected Russian mercenaries to Belarus, journalists report

3:25 pm, August 18, 2020 Source: Meduza The arrival of 33 suspected Russian mercenaries from the “Wagner” private military company (PMC) in Belarus at the end of July was part of a special operation carried out by the Security Service of Ukraine (the SBU) and Ukraine’s military intelligence service. However, the operation failed due to a high-level information leak. These reports

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U.S. Embassy concerned by incidents targeting journalists in Ukraine

03:15, 19 August 2020 – UNIAN The Embassy urges a swift and comprehensive investigation. The U.S. Embassy has expressed concern over incidents targeting journalists in Ukraine. “Free media is a critical element of a vibrant democracy, and journalists must be allowed to report without harassment and intimidation. We are concerned by recent incidents targeting Radio Svoboda staff, including the burning

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Ukrainian banner on balloons launched over occupied Crimea

20:30, 15 August 2020 – UNIAN Former political prisoner of the Kremlin, Volodymyr Balukh, shared photos of the event on a social network. Activists have launched a Ukrainian national flag into the skies over the Russian-occupied Crimean peninsula, says Volodymyr Balukh, a former political prisoner released from Kremlin captivity in one of the prison swap efforts. Incidentally, it was precisely

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Emine Dzheppar: Russia trying to turn Sea of Azov into ‘its own lake’

08.08.2020 14:23 – Ukrinform Russia has militarized Crimea, increased its military presence, keeping six submarines in the Black Sea, and wants to turn the Sea of Azov into “its own lake.” “Today, Russia wants to turn the Sea of Azov into its own lake. As far as we know, Russia now has six submarines in the Black Sea. Crimea has

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No demand of special status for Donbas in Minsk agreements, – Kravchuk

Source : 112 Ukraine 08:03, 5 August 2020 At that, Russia tries to prove there actually is such a provision. Russia is trying to prove that the demand of a special status of governance in Donbas is stipulated in the text of Minsk agreements. Actually, it’s not true, says Leonid Kravchuk, Ukraine’s first president and the head of its delegation in

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