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Monthly Archives: November 2017

#Commentary of Elena Melnick on raider mayhem in Ukraine

The subject of raiding has not come out of the news in Ukraine for several years. They seize everything: market places, shops, apartments, land property and entire enterprises. The invaders are “ATO” combatants, police, deputies, ministers and even the president of Ukraine. In any event, the accusations against the latter were brought by a figure of a loud scandal around ...

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DPR and LPR’s representatives at Minsk negotiations express Republics’ willingness to exchange prisoners before year’s end

On November 29, a regular meeting of the contact Group on the peaceful settlement of the conflict in Donbass was held in Minsk. The agenda included the observance of ceasefire, the implementation of agreements on the withdrawal of proscribed weapons and the separation of forces and means, as well as discussions on the preparation of the exchange and release of ...

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#Commentary of Valery Skorokhodov on Ukraine’s reaction to statement on possible lifting of sanctions against Russia by Council of Europe

The Council of Europe is considering lifting of sanctions from the Russian Federation, which were imposed in connection with the so-called ‘Russian aggression’ against Ukraine. This was officially stated by the Secretary-General of the organization Thorbjørn Jagland in an interview with the Financial Times. This was immediately described in the Ukrainian press as a betrayal of Ukraine by Europe.

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