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Poroshenko: EU will extend anti-Russian sanctions

A meeting of the Council of the European Union will take place on Thursday, June 22. The decision to extend sanctions against Russia will be made there, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said at a briefing in Brussels. …

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 Poroshenko and Trump to meet next week

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will pay a visit to Washington next week, where he will hold a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, a source in diplomatic circles has told Interfax-Ukraine. …

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Ukraine denies entry for Russian boxer Kushitashvili

Eight people from a Russian boxing delegation heading for the European Boxing Championship in Ukraine were denied entry to the country and were turned away, a spokesperson for the Russian Boxing Federation Vlada Romanova …

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Smoke detected at Chernobyl power plant

Ukraine’s nuclear regulatory body reported smoke yesterday at one of the rooms at Unit 3 in Chernobyl, adding that it was briefly “liquidated” by the state emergency personnel and the radiological situation at the site has not …

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St. George's ribbon banned in Ukraine

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko signed into force the bill banning the use of St. George's ribbons in Ukraine on Monday. "Signed the law banning St. George ribbons. Since it is not a symbol of the …

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Explosion hits US embassy in Kiev

A blast has struck the premises of the United States embassy in the Ukrainian capital, a spokesperson for Kiev’s police, Oksana Blischik, said. "The explosion on the territory of the US embassy in Kiev is …

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 Will Ukraine abandon railway traffic with Russia?

The Ukrainian authorities are preparing to cut off railway passenger traffic with Russia in early July, a source close to Kiev officials said. "Ukraine is preparing to halt rail passenger traffic with Russia starting around July …

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 US writes Ukraine off from balance

The Donald Trump administration's budget proposal would convert some of the United States' foreign military grants to loans, part of a larger effort to slash spending on diplomacy, aid and programs abroad by more than …

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Ukraine to seize Russia's Gazprom property

Ukraine’s supreme economic court dismissed on Tuesday the appeal of Russian energy giant Gazprom which was demanding a reversal of the decision of lower courts on enforced recovery of around $6.4 billion in fines from the country in favor …

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Kiev reports on meeting with Trump

The United States is ready to pressure Russia and join the Donbass settlement process, the Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said. According to Klimkin, the keynote political message is the actual wish to …

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Will Poroshenko run for next elections in Ukraine?

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has refrained today from a direct answer to the question whether he will run for a new presidential election. "Regarding the second term: according to the constitution of Ukraine, every citizen …

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Ukraine won't broadcast 2018 FIFA World Cup

Director General of the Public Broadcasting Company of Ukraine (UA:PBC) Zurab Alasania said that he won't allow 2018 FIFA World Cup to be broadcasted. "If our national team decides that it will go to Russia and …

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