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190 facts of human trafficking revealed in Ukraine since the beginning of the year

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14 members of organized criminal groups were exposed and detained. 121 suspicions announced to the offenders

SBU blocks illegal import of aviation spares to Ukraine

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The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has blocked the mechanism of illegal imports of aviation products that are subject to state export control to Ukraine, the press center of the service has said. Law enforcers established that one of Kyiv firms ordered spare parts in Moldova, which then used t...

112.ua: US oil companies try to assure Congress not to tighten sanctions against Russia

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Representatives of oil and gas industry of the US are trying to assure the members of the Congress not to exacerbate the sanctions against Russia. Reuters agency reports this with reference to their sources in the Senate. Yet the sources of the agency refused to name the companies who are against...

Klimkin criticizes Italian deputy PM for endorsing Crimea annexation

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Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has criticized Italy’s deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, for statements in support of Russia’s occupation of Crimea. Salvini, who also heads Italy’s interior ministry, said during an interview with the Washington Post newspaper publi...

US Department of State referendum in Donbas would be illegitimate

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Spokesperson of the U.S. Department of State Heather Nauert has confirmed that the U.S. Administration does not consider the issue of supporting a possible referendum on independence in the east of Ukraine. “To be clear: the Administration is not considering supporting a referendum in Easte...

UkrInform: Polish Journalists Association urges Russia to release Sentsov, Sushchenko and other p...

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The Polish Journalists Association (SDP) calls on the Russian authorities to release Oleg Sentsov, Roman Sushchenko and other Ukrainian political prisoners. Read more here. The post UkrInform: Polish Journalists Association urges Russia to release Sentsov, Sushchenko and other political prisoners...

Klimkin on referendum in Donbas: This is "rehearsal" of collapse of Ukraine

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According to Klimkin, the goal of the Russian authorities on changing the status of Donbas and the federalization of Ukraine is the collapse of Ukraine

UNIAN: Minister says Ukraine in talks with US, EU on possible sanctions against Russian Black Sea...

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Since the second half of April, Russian coast guards have systemically been inspecting foreign vessels bound for and heading from Ukraine ports, with the number of detained ships constantly increasing. Read more here. The post UNIAN: Minister says Ukraine in talks with US, EU on possible sanction...

US is main importer of Ukrainian small arms in 2017

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Ukraine exported conventional weapons to six countries under contracts in 2017, the Ukrainian State Service of Export Control said in a report detailing international transfers of individual types of Ukrainian armaments last year. The figures published by the Ukrainian State Service of Export Con...

Polygraph: 4 years later Sputnik repeats Russia’s false tales about MH17

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On the four-year anniversary of the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17), which led to the death of all 298 passengers on board, Russia’s state-owned news agency Sputnik claimed no “solid evidence” has been produced linking Russia with the incident. In fact, plenty of evidence showing R...

Justice Ministry: No ‘referendums’ in occupied territories

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No referendums can be held in the occupied territories, Justice Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Petrenko stated.

Zerkal: UN Security Council’s making decision on peacekeepers is now impossible because of Russia

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Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Olena Zerkal is convinced that at the moment the UN Security Council’s making decision on a peacekeeping mission in Donbas is impossible due to the position of the Russian Federation. “Taking into account all the positions of Mr. Putin (Russian Presi...

112.ua: Marines exercise night insertion amid Sea Breeze 2018

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The ground-to-ground component has exercised night insertion and passing water obstacles on the armored vehicles withinSea Breeze 2018, the Ukrainian-American drills, as the press office of Ukraine’s Armed Forces Navy command reported on the Defence Ministry website. Read more here. The post 112....

Klimkin says idea of referendum is rehearsal of implementing Kremlin’s scenario to federalize Ukr...

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Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin claims that there is no prospect for the Kremlin’s idea to hold a referendum in the occupied territories of Donbas, given the impossibility of free and fair expression of people’s will in conditions of occupation. “Many experts and journa...

Poroshenko signs laws on international cooperation on MH17 disaster

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the laws on international cooperation on crimes related to the crash of MH17 flight.

Poroshenko signs law on implementing project ‘Finnish Support for Ukrainian School Reform’

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the law on ratification of the agreement between the government of Ukraine and the government of Finland on implementing the project “Finnish Support for the Ukrainian School Reform,” the presidential press service has reported. The Ver...

UkrInform: Militants fired at OSCE’s unmanned aerial vehicle in Donbas

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Illegal armed formations of ORDLO fired at an UAV of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Luhansk region. Read more here. The post UkrInform: Militants fired at OSCE’s unmanned aerial vehicle in Donbas appeared first on KyivPost.

Klympush-Tsintsadze: EU summit gives green light to sectoral integration of Ukraine

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Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze has stressed that one of the most important results of the Ukraine-EU summit held in July was the political approval of the sectoral integration of the country in several priority areas. “...

Sea Breeze 2018: marines exercise night insertion

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The exercise on passing water obstacles on lightly-armored materiel was equally difficult and critical component of the drills

U.S. allocates $200 million for Ukraine’s defense, rejects Donbas referendum proposal

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The United States will allocate $200 million in defense aid to Kyiv in fiscal year 2018, the Ukrainian Embassy in Washington reported on its Facebook page late on July 20. “The mentioned resources will be assigned to provide our country with military vehicles and equipment, as well as other...

Poroshenko signs laws on implementing agreement on bringing to justice those responsible for MH17...

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the laws on ratification of the agreement between Ukraine and the Kingdom of the Netherlands on international legal cooperation on crimes related to the crash of the Malaysian Airlines MH17 flight aircraft on July 17, 2014 and implementation of thi...

UNIAN: Klimkin says Russia not interested in Donbas peace, seeking to ruin Ukraine

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The Foreign Minister believes that Russia will resort to steps aimed at the collapse of Ukrainian statehood. Read more here. The post UNIAN: Klimkin says Russia not interested in Donbas peace, seeking to ruin Ukraine appeared first on KyivPost.

U.S. does not support referendum in Donbas - State Department

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The U.S. Administration does not consider a legitimate opportunity to hold a referendum in the occupied territory of Ukraine until it is not under the control of the Government of Ukraine.