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Ukrainian Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Armenia Ivan Kukhta has not returned to Yerevan, according to advisor of the Ukrainian embassy Igor Roman, News.am reports.Ukraine summoned Kukhta for consultations in March, before …

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Some providers in the Lugansk Oblast have restored broadcasting Russian channels which were been blocked in Ukraine in March, according to Vladimir Manzhosov, head of the National Council for TV and Radio Broadcasting, RIA Novosti reports.The …

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US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had two telephone conversations about developments in the eastern part of Ukraine and the transportation of Syrian chemical weapons, RIA Novosti reports.Kerry said …

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Despite winning court processes for property rights, Transneft fears that the Rivne City Court will cancel previous decisions and deprive it of the ownership of the pipeline in Ukraine, according to Transneft Head Nikolai Tokarev, Prime …

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Ukraine won't agree to new gas prices

Ukraine will not agree to new prices for Russian gas, the country's recently-appointed Energy Minister Yury Prodan says. "We will not agree to these prices. They are unfair, they are not based on the current situation on the market," the official is quoted as saying by RIA Novosti. 

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Unrest in Eastern Ukraine was sponsored by Yanukovych, Kyiv says

The acting head of the Ukrainian presidential staff, Sergey Pashinsky, says the current unrest in Eastern Ukraine was sponsored by ousted president Viktor Yanukovych. According to the official, Yanukovych used dozens of bank accounts to finance separatists in the Eastern part of the country. 

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Armenian activists demand ban for Russian channels

The National Platform of Armenia of the Eastern Partnership Forum of the Civil Society, a structure consisting of about 200 public organizations, proposed a ban on Russian channels, Espress.am reports.Boris Navasardyan, coordinator of the …

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The parliament of Ukraine has passed a bill with harsher punishments for separatism. Violent attempts to change the Constitution or take over power in the country will be punished with 15 years in jail and property confiscation, RIA Novosti …

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Belarusian president urges security officers to learn from Ukraine

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said that the National Security Council will learn its lesson from the events in Ukraine, Interfax reports.He noted that security services in Belarus needed to prepare for the Ice Hockey World Championship and take the events in Ukraine into account.

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