Tillerson on Russia: "We have no illusions about the regime we are dealing with"
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in his column in The New York Times has said the United States has no illusions about today's regime in Russia.
Russian candidate for president post calls Crimea Ukrainian and urges a new referendum
Russian journalist and candidate in the president run 2018 Ksenia Sobchak has announced again the necessity to carry out a new referendum.
Putin orders Russian troops to leave Syria: details
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria, during an unannounced visit there on Monday.
Trump formally recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Hamas warns that it opens "gates of hell"
President of the U.S. Donald Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and initiated the process of relocating the U.S. embassy to the city from Tel Aviv.
Putin announced his decision on participation in next year’s presidential election
The current head of Russia Putin has confirmed that he will seek another term in office in next year’s presidential election.
EU launches own military alliance
The EU has moved a step closer towards having a joint military force by signing an agreement on a permanent command structure.
Peskov comments on Ukraine's initiative to break diplomatic ties with Russia
Russian President Vladimir Putin's Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov claims the Kremlin considers Ukraine's decision on a possible severance of diplomatic relations between Moscow and Kyiv to be a sovereign affair of Ukraine, according to the Russian news agency RIA Novosti.
Poroshenko convenes emergency meeting with Polish president - Tseholko
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko initiated a special meeting of the Consultative Committee of the Presidents of Ukraine and Poland to avoid further escalation of tensions in bilateral relations on the backdrop of the Polish government members' strong rhetoric towards Ukraine.
British MPs call on gov't to recognize Holodomor in Ukraine as genocide
Members of the House of Commons in Britain have called for the Government to recognize the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine as a genocide of the Ukrainian people, while the British Cabinet still maintains a restrained position.
Manafort, Gates remain under house arrest – CNN
Paul Manafort and Rick Gates will stay under house arrest and GPS monitoring for the time being, a federal judge said Monday, according to CNN.
Court releases Ukraine Interior Minister’s son on personal recognizance, orders to wear ankle bracelet
The Solomensky District Court of Kyiv on Wednesday, November 1, ruled to release on personal recognizance Oleksandr Avakov, the suspect in an embezzlement case, who is the son of Ukraine’s minister of internal affairs.
Shooters shot several bullets at Okueva’s car, - Prosecutor
The shooters shot several bullets into the car with Amina Okueva and Adam Osmaev. Dmytro Chibisov, the Prosecutor of Kyiv region said that in his comments to the journalists.
Former MP, official of Energoatom suspected of Embezzling $7.5 million
The National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) has informed former MP Mykola Martynenko and his accomplice, an official from Energoatom, about suspicion of embezzling $7.5 million from the state budget, according to the NABU post on Facebook.
Russia may halt its membership in ECHR
Moscow may halt its membership in the European Court of Human Rights, and reduce its funds to the Council of Europe, Russian media Izvestia was told by a source in the Russian Parliament.
Ukraine’s industrial production in September decreased by 0.3% compared to last year
Compared to September 2016, the industrial production in Ukraine in September 2017 decreased by 0.3% (not adjusted calendar days), or by 0.1% (adjusted calendar days).
Russian FSB information on arrest of Ukrainian on border investigated
State Border Guard Service of Ukraine stated that the information of the FSB of Russia about the detention of a Ukrainian at the border has not yet been confirmed. Oleh Slobodyan, assistant head of the State Border Guard Service said this on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel.
Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine starts procedure of cancelation of MPs immunity
Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine made a first step to the changing of the Constitution towards the lifting of the MPs immunity. 336 MPs supported the presidential draft law and 328 MPs supported the MP draft law.
Ukraine intends to cooperate with Hungary in implementation of education law, - Klimkin
Ukraine and Hungary intend to jointly work on the mechanisms of the implementation of the ‘Law on Education’. Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin claimed this at the joint briefing with Education Minister of Ukraine Liliia Hrynevych and Hungarian Minister of Human Resources Zoltan Balog as Interfax-Ukraine reported.
Around 300,000 Ukrainians went to EU countries visa-free
Almost 295 thousand Ukrainians took advantage of the visa-free regime with the countries of the European Union. This was reported by the assistant head of the State Border Guard Service Oleh Slobodyan, Radio Liberty reports.
President invited Maltese business to invest in Ukraine
President Petro Poroshenko is confident that the visit of the Maltese President opens a new page in bilateral relations based on an active dialogue and mutually beneficial projects.
Police head says they prevented bloody scenario of Verkhovna Rada rally
Law enforcers prevented attempts to "aggravate the situation" and spill blood at the end of the rally near Verkhovna Rada on Tuesday. This was stated by Ukraine’s National Police head Serhiy Knyazev at the briefing on air of 112.UA.
President about the struggle of the warriors of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army: We remember everything great and do not forget the hard pages of our history
n occasion of the 75th anniversary of the foundation of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army, President Petro Poroshenko underscored the struggle of the UIA warriors against two powerful totalitarian regimes, each of which sought to enslave or eliminate Ukrainians.
President handed certificates for military equipment and weaponry to the AFU: War has proved that one can win only uniting high morale, nationwide support and advanced weapons
President Petro Poroshenko handed certificates for military equipment and weaponry to the AFU. The overall number of items exceeded 200.
President at the ceremony of taking oath by the graduates of Ivan Bohun Lyceum: Our warriors made Ukraine unbroken and proud
President Petro Poroshenko took part in the ceremony of taking oath by the graduates of Ivan Bohun Military Lyceum of Kyiv. The Head of State congratulated everyone on the Day of the Defender of Ukraine.
Poroshenko congratulates Kurz on victory in election
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko congratulated Minister for Foreign Affairs of Austria Sebastian Kurz on a victory in the parliamentary election, according to the president’s Facebook.
Court in Russia fines Telegram $14,000 for refusing to cooperate with FSB
A district court in Moscow fined Telegram $14,000 for their refusal to give the Security Service of Russia (FSB) information for “decoding” messages of the users, according to Interfax.
Saakashivili and company: all you need to know about protests on October 17
The forthcoming protest is called 'Ukrainian-wide' and 'large-scale' by the organizers. The initiator of the protests is former governor of Odesa region and leader of 'Rukh Novukh Syl' Mikheil Saakashvili claimed in the interview that he is not ready to talk about the number of the people 'but he expects there will be a lot of them'. We are trying to understand what to expect from the forthcoming protest.
PACE incapable of taking balanced position, - Ukraine's Education Ministry
Having passed the resolution about the Ukrainian law on education on October 12, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe showed it is incapable of taking a balanced position; the arguments of the Ukrainian delegation regarding the resolution were not taken into account. Anna Novosad, Chief of International Cooperation Department of Ukraine’s Education and Science Ministry said that in the exclusive commentary to 112 Ukraine TV channel.
Spanish PM gives Catalonia five days to clarify independence stance
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday gave Catalonia’s leader five days to clarify his position on whether or not he was declaring independence, Reuters reported.
Holding of NATO PA in Ukraine is powerful signal of support, - Poroshenko
President Petro Poroshenko called the holding of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) in Ukraine in 2020 a powerful sign of the support by the members of the Alliance. The president reported this at Facebook.
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