Euromaidan Press
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yesterday at 15:50. Facebook
There are powers in the world and in Ukraine advocating neutrality based on Austrian model and considering how rich and neutral Austria is today, it is tempting to copy Austria or to export the Austrian model, claiming its success to be connected to Austria’s Neutrality.

Look, that would be a tragic mistake, leading to an even more tragic result. It would be based on a wrong perception of...
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There are powers in the world and in Ukraine advocating neutrality based

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yesterday at 15:06. Facebook
Interior Minister of Ukraine Arsen Avakov states, “The EU is launching a project “Support to police reform in Ukraine” worth EUR 6 million. The successful implementation of the project will ensure not only the efficient police work, but will also increase the level of public trust."
Interior Minister of Ukraine Arsen Avakov states The EU is launching a

EU launches project to support police reform in Ukraine

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Euromaidan Press
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yesterday at 14:40. Facebook
Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Mariana Betsa said, "We need to struggle to ensure that the organization [PACE] is headed by people who really represent this organization, cherish the issues of the rule of law and human rights and who really defend the principles of the organization."
Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Mariana Betsa said We need to struggle to

Kyiv says PACE president must adhere to rule of law, organization's principles

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Euromaidan Press
Euromaidan Press
yesterday at 14:30. Facebook
Following the Trilateral Contact Group meeting in Minsk, OSCE's representative Sajdik said the parties agreed that the verification of the lists of people who are detained in penitentiary institutions of Ukraine and do not want to return to the occupied territories of the Donbas within the framework of the exchange of hostages, will be held as soon as possible.

The next meeting is scheduled...
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Following the Trilateral Contact Group meeting in Minsk OSCEs representative Sajdik said

Contact group on Ukraine agrees verification mechanism for prisoners - Xinhua | English.news.cn

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Euromaidan Press
Euromaidan Press
yesterday at 13:54. Facebook
"If the debts are repaid, we will resume electricity supplies [to the uncontrolled territories of Luhansk region]," Ukraine's Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Ihor Nasalyk has said on the air of the 112.ua TV Channel.
If the debts are repaid we will resume electricity supplies to the

Ukraine will resume power supply to Donbas when debts repaid – Energy minister

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Paul Pascalau
Euromaidan Press
Euromaidan Press
yesterday at 13:37. Facebook
Russia and Belarus intend to hold joint military exercises in September which some NATO members believe could number more than 100,000 troops and involve nuclear weapons training. It would be the most extensive such exercise since 2013.
Russia and Belarus intend to hold joint military exercises in September which

Estonia Defense Chief Says Russia May Move Troops To Belarus To Challenge NATO

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Euromaidan Press
Euromaidan Press
yesterday at 13:07. Facebook
The Ukrainian American Civic Center will present the concert, "Perseverance: A Visual & Musical Journey," Saturday in the Dnipro Cultural Center, 562 Genesee St, Buffalo, NY.

Organizers say a musical expression of traditional Ukrainian and modern English tunes will be enhanced by a visual journey from the past to the present situation in Ukraine.
The Ukrainian American Civic Center will present the concert Perseverance A Visual

Ukraine's battle for freedom will be highlighted at weekend concert - The Buffalo News

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Euromaidan Press
Euromaidan Press
yesterday at 13:00. Facebook
Bellingcat: Evidence suggests the Kremlin is reaching out to youth organizations, including the youth wings of European parties in order to work on goals such as campaigning to lift EU sanctions against Russia. Other youth groups have been targeted to help boost Russia’s image abroad.
Bellingcat Evidence suggests the Kremlin is reaching out to youth organizations including

Russia Seeks to Influence European Politics Through Youth Wings of Far-Right and Far-Left Parties - bellingcat

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Ruud de Bruin
Euromaidan Press
Euromaidan Press
yesterday at 12:48. Facebook
Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine welcomes the 1st Airborne Battalion, 79th Air Assault Brigade to the Combat Training Center near Yavoriv, Ukraine.
The airborne battalion earned the moniker “cyborgs” from their relentless defense of the Donetsk Airport in 2014.
Joint Multinational Training GroupUkraine welcomes the 1st Airborne Battalion 79

Cyborgs begin training with JMTG-U

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Karl Anthony Barraca
Euromaidan Press
Euromaidan Press
yesterday at 12:40. Facebook
Two years after the approval of Russia's plan to build 2 new power plants in occupied Crimes, the plan has been knocked off course by an obstacle thrown up by the same sanctions, four sources familiar with the plans told Reuters.

The plants were designed to house gas turbines made by a unit of Siemens. But the German engineering firm risks violating sanctions if it delivers them. With no...
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Two years after the approval of Russias plan to build 2 new

Sanctions short-circuit Russia's electricity plans for annexed Crimea

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Paul Pascalau
Euromaidan Press
Euromaidan Press
yesterday at 12:37. Facebook
Ukraine, Poland plan to participate in the "modernization, but also in the construction of new helicopters from the design phase to their production", Ukraine’s minister of economic development said in an interview.
Ukraine Poland plan to participate in the modernization but also in the

Ukraine, Poland to jointly build helicopters

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David Millsap
Euromaidan Press
Euromaidan Press
yesterday at 12:21. Facebook
The project of blocking militant and Russian TV in ATO zone is ready to be implemented, the NSDC asked the PM to allocate money for its implementation.
The project of blocking militant and Russian TV in ATO zone is

Turchynov: Ukraine mulls blocking anti-Ukrainian broadcasts in ATO zone

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yesterday at 10:56. Facebook
23-year-old Ivan Melnyk was killed by a sniper bullet in the war zone on April 25, 2017.
Ivan was born on July 7, 1994 in the city of Khmelnytsky. He studied at School No.15, and then at Khmelnytsky National University, where he completed a master’s in “Health and Hygiene”. He was a great athlete, taking part in many rowing and canoeing competitions and winning numerous prizes and awards at...
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23yearold Ivan Melnyk was killed by a sniper bullet in the war zone on April 25 2017
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Gene Chaas
Lesia Romanec Leskiw
Euromaidan Press
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yesterday at 10:39. Facebook
Twelve years — what is this in your life? We invite our readers to join a flash mob

Within 12 years, almost everything can change for us: friends, workplaces, dreams, things we use every day. The whole world around can turn into a completely different place with wars and revolutions started and gone, borders redrawn, with children coming to life and dearest ones departed for...
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Euromaidan Press
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yesterday at 06:53. Facebook
On the video published by the so-called Ministry of Information of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) titled “Victory Parade Rehearsal. Military equipment. 25.04.2017 “ the following types of Russian military equipment were conspicuously visible: military truck KamAZ-5350 Mustang (its production started in 2003), military truck Ural-4320 with the YaMZ-238 diesel engine (its production started...
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On the video published by the socalled Ministry of Information of the

Russian "military surplus shop" at the parade rehearsal in occupied Donetsk - InformNapalm.org (English)

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Jerry Prystay
Euromaidan Press
Euromaidan Press
yesterday at 06:47. Facebook
Oleksandr Kiriyenko and Vasyl Nizhensky were killed April 20, 2017 during enemy shelling near Avdiyivka. Two comrades-in-arms, two friends who fought together to protect their country.
Oleksandr had just turned 20… He was from Desna, Chernihiv Oblast. He enlisted in the Armed Forces of Ukraine and served in the 72nd Separate Mechanized Brigade.
Vasyl was 28, from the city of Uman, Cherkasy...
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Oleksandr Kiriyenko and Vasyl Nizhensky were killed April 20 2017 during enemy
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Roxolana Mitringa
Euromaidan Press
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yesterday at 05:19. Facebook
Past 24 hours in the war zone
Russian proxy forces launch 47 attacks on Ukrainian positions in Mariupol, Donetsk and Luhansk sectors.
One Ukrainian soldier killed, six wounded
Russia has just sent another "humanitarian convoy", the 64th, to the occupied regions of Luhansk and Donetsk Oblast.Ukrainian customs and border guard services are not allowed to inspect these trucks. Ukraine claim...
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Past 24 hours in the war zone Russian proxy forces launch 47
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Chris Baba
Steven Alexanders
Euromaidan Press
Euromaidan Press
yesterday at 04:36. Facebook
Good morning, World! Good morning, Ukraine!
Spring is in the air.... and on the walls of Soviet-style apartment buildings in Kharkiv.
Good morning World Good morning Ukraine Spring is in the air and
Euromaidan Press
Euromaidan Press
yesterday at 02:28. Facebook
For political analyst Vitaliy Portnikov, the decision by PACE President Pedro Agramunt to join a Russian delegation on a visit to Syria and a meeting with Assad exemplifies political corruption that is worse than the kickbacks, tax cheating and similar abuses by officials in the "new Europe" because it demonstrates "the readiness of serious Western politicians to support evil."
For political analyst Vitaliy Portnikov the decision by PACE President Pedro Agramunt

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Chris Baba
Euromaidan Press
Euromaidan Press
yesterday at 01:06. Facebook
Russia Funds and Manages Conflict in Ukraine, Leaks Show
Russia Funds and Manages Conflict in Ukraine Leaks Show

Russia Funds and Manages Conflict in Ukraine, Leaks Show

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Markku Ranin