Latvia in UN urges to bring Russia to account for aggression against neighbors
Russia must respect the territorial integrity of all countries and renounce attempts to change state borders by force. President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis called for this at the UN General Assembly, Ukrinform reports.
Ukraine's defense & security chief: Over 120,000 troops involved in Russia-Belarus war-games
Secretary of Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council Oleksandr Turchynov estimates that over 120,000 troops and 10,000 units of military hardware are engaged in the active phase of the Russian-Belarusian Zapad (West) 2017 war-games.
Poroshenko: Crimea turned into a territory of repressions
In his speech at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, broadcasted by 112.UA, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko emphasized that Crimea turned into a territory of repressions, where one could be imprisoned for a repost on social media.
Crimean Prosecution to start criminal proceedings on occupant officials torturing Ukrainian citizen
Prosecutor’s Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea has started criminal proceedings based on occupant officials torturing Crimean Tatar Renat Paralamov, according to their Facebook page.
President: Ukraine has become the de facto Eastern border of the united Europe
Ukraine has become the de facto Eastern border of the united Europe and Ukrainians are once again fulfilling their millennial mission of defending our common European home from threats from the East. It was stated by President Petro Poroshenko in the course of the speech at the 14th Yalta European Strategy Annual Meeting “Is This a New World? And What Does It Mean for Ukraine?”
President on the energy independence of Ukraine: Nobody will blackmail us anymore
President Petro Poroshenko emphasizes that the energy sector of Ukraine has changed radically and the energy carriers are no longer an instrument of political pressure, but an ordinary commodity.
EC to assess how Ukraine fulfills visa-free provisions
The European Commission will assess by the end of the year how Ukraine has been fulfilling its EU visa-free provisions, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
Poland is ready to support deployment of UN peacekeepers in Donbas
Poland is ready to support the deployment of the UN peacekeepers in Donbas and actively take part in the settlement of the situation in the East of Ukraine as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council since January 1, 2018. The Deputy of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland Batrocz Cichocki claimed this at the meeting with the Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Sergy Kyslytsya as Ukrinform reported.
Ukraine uses UN principles to amend Constitution on Crimean Tatar autonomy, - Chubarov
Ukraine’s Constitutional Commission, when amending the Basic Law concerning Crimean Tatar national autonomy, uses the principles of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, and President of the World Crimean Tatar Congress Refat Chubarov said. It was reported by Interfax-Ukraine agency.
Vandals burn Donbas soldiers and Heavenly Hundred memorials
In Ananiv, Odesa oblast, unknown vandals set memorial for Donbas conflict zone and Heavenly Hundred heroes on fire, according to Highway E-95.
President met with the delegation of the French Senate
President Petro Poroshenko met with the delegation of the French senators headed by Chairman of the French-Ukrainian Group of Friendship Herve Maurey.
Theatre on Podil to not host GogolFest
The new building of Theatre on Podil, located on Andriyivksky descent, will not host the theatre programme of GogolFest art festival, as the organizers of the event wrote on their website.
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