Ukraine prosecutors say 75 ex-MPs of Crimean Supreme Council put on wanted list

UNIAN

The Prosecutor's Office of Ukraine's Autonomous Republic of Crimea says that 75 former parliamentarians of the Verkhovna Rada of Crimea (the Supreme Council of Crimea) have been put on the wanted list as of December 2017, according to RFE/RL's Krym-Realii media project reports.

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Moldovа ratifies readmission deal with Ukraine

UNIAN

The Moldovan parliament has ratified an agreement on readmission with Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs Communications Department, referring to Chairman of the State Migration Service of Ukraine Maksym Sokoliuk.

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Russia to withdraw its officers from JCCC – OSCE

UNIAN

The Russian Defense Ministry intends to withdraw its representatives from the Joint Centre for Control and Co-ordination (JCCC) in Donbas, according to the OSCE SMM report based on information received as of 19:30, December 14, 2017.

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Donbas militants film fake videos to discredit Ukraine military – ATO speaker

UNIAN

Russian officers of the so-called "press service of the 1st army corps" on December 14-15 created fake videos on the front line in Donbas in order to demonstrate the alleged breach of the Minsk agreements by the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Ukrainian Defense Ministry speaker for ATO issues O...

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Donbas militants attack Ukraine 11 times on Dec 16 – ATO HQ

UNIAN

Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 11 times on December 16, using weapons banned by the Minsk agreements, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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Week’s balance: hope for cheaper air tickets, unrestrained inflation and hryvnia drop

UNIAN

The Ministry of Infrastructure said a national low-cost air carrier would launch operations soon, the European Union postponed its next EUR 600 million tranche of macro-financial assistance to Ukraine, the National Bank warned that the inflation rate by year-end and in 201 may turn out to be high...

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Escalation mounts in Donbas as 4 Ukraine troops wounded in one day

UNIAN

Ukrainian military officials report four Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action over the past day amid the increased number and intensity of militant shellings from mortars and tanks of fortified positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

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The Telegraph: Mikheil Saakashvili, the unlikely face of Ukraine’s protest movement

KyivPost

As he walked down the hall to his office, former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili, now Ukraine’s most wanted man, flashed a smile at a photographer waiting inside, then slammed the door. Read more here The post The Telegraph: Mikheil Saakashvili, the unlikely face of Ukraine’s p...

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Europe's far-right populist leaders calling for united Europe without EU

UNIAN

European far-right populists on Saturday met in Prague vowing joint efforts to create a new model of intercontinental cooperation led by the idea of a"Europe of sovereign nations," according to CBS News.

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112.ua: Poroshenko to visit Portugal on December 17-18

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The president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will pay an official visit to the Portuguese Republic on December 17-18. This was reported by the press service of the president. Read more here The post 112.ua: Poroshenko to visit Portugal on December 17-18 appeared first on KyivPost.

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OSCE SMM: Donbas truce breaches up 25 percent in past week

KyivPost

Monitors of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Special Monitoring Mission (OSCE SMM) have recorded a considerable increase in the number of ceasefire violations in the anti-terrorist operation zone in Donbas over the past week. OSCE SMM monitors recorded around 20,000 truce ...

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Kyiv says any participation in electoral process in occupied Crimea is illegal

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The Foreign Affairs Ministry of Ukraine has stresses that any participation in the electoral process in the territory of Crimea occupied by Russia is illegal. “We constantly emphasize that Crimea is Ukraine. We address all international organizations and partners with a clear signal: any pa...

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112.ua: Security Service detains in Donbas drug group which included National Police officers

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In the Donbas conflict zone, members of an organized drug group were detained, including employees of the National Police. This was reported by the press service of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU). Read more here The post 112.ua: Security Service detains in Donbas drug group which included ...

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Kholodnytsky underscores need to create anti-corruption court

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Head of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) Nazar Kholodnytsky has stressed the need to create an anti-corruption court as guarantee of judicial review of cases of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU). “It (the timeframe for the formation of the...

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112.ua: Police say documents on Dyminsky passed to Interpol

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Documents on the businessman and the president of FC Karpaty Petro Dyminsky were passed to Interpol. This was reported by the speaker of the National Police of Ukraine Yaroslav Trakalo in the commentary Ukrainian Truth. Read more here The post 112.ua: Police say documents on Dyminsky passed to In...

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Hrynevych: Venice Commission remarks on language article can be implemented following Latvian sch...

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The recommendations of the Venice Commission regarding the language clause of the law “On Education” can be implemented following the example of training in schools of national communities that are used in Latvia, Education and Science Minister of Ukraine Lilia Hrynevych has said. ...

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Poroshenko changes lineup of Council for Protection of Journalists’ Activities and Freedom of Speech

KyivPost

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko by his decree made changes in the lineup of the Council for the Protection of Professional Activities of Journalists and Freedom of Speech. According to decree No. 421/2017 published on the website of the Ukrainian president, Poroshenko appointed Deputy ...

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UNIAN: Klimkin hands over letter to UN Secretary-General asking to help liberate Kremlin’s hostages

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Ukraine’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin has forwarded a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres asking for his assistance in the release of Ukrainians, the Kremlin’s political prisoners, according to the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations. Read more...

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UkrInform: Media compile ranking of lying politicians

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The Novoye Vremya weekly social and political magazine and the VoxUkraine non-profit organization have compiled a “hit parade of high-ranking liars,” which is topped by Batkivshchyna Party leader Yulia Tymoshenko. Read more here The post UkrInform: Media compile ranking of lying polit...

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UNIAN: ATO speaker says Donbas militants film fake videos to discredit Ukraine military

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Russian officers of the so-called “press service of the 1st army corps” on December 14-15 created fake videos on the front line in Donbas in order to demonstrate the alleged breach of the Minsk agreements by the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Ukrainian Defense Ministry speaker for ATO issues...

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