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How the U.S. Should Help Defend Ukraine

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While the success of Ukraine will rest in large part on the shoulders of Ukrainians themselves, U.S. leadership is essential for counteracting Russian aggression and supporting Ukraine. The U.S. should seize the opportunity to move quickly and robustly to reaffirm American commitment and support to the people of Ukraine. In turn, both America and its…

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List of Russians Sanctioned by UK Government

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ABISOV:SERGEY:VADIMOVICH Title: Minister DOB: 27/11/1967. POB: Simferopol, Crimea, Ukraine a.k.a: (1) ABISOV, Sergey, Vadymovych (2) ABISOV, Sergiy, Vadimovich (3) ABISOV, Sergiy, Vadymovych (4) ABISOV, Serhiy, Vadimovich (5) ABISOV, Serhiy, Vadymovych Nationality: Ukrainian Address: Crimea.Position: Minister of the Interior of the Republic Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):RUS0061 Date designated on UK Sanctions List: 31/12/2020 (UK…

Lituanian PM
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Lithuanian Prime Minister Warns Against Thinking Kremlin Is Bluffing Over Ukraine

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KYIV — Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Simonyte says that if Russia invades Ukraine, the European Union should act as quickly and decisively against Moscow as it did against Belarus when authorities in Minsk diverted a civilian airplane to arrest a dissident blogger and his girlfriend. Speaking with RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service in an interview broadcast on…

Biden
This image provided by The White House via Twitter shows President Joe Biden at Camp David, Md., Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022. Biden on Saturday again called on President Vladimir Putin to pull back more than 100,000 Russian troops massed near Ukraine’s border.
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Biden Assures Ukraine’s Zelenskiy of US Support in Face of Russian Invasion Threat

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WASHINGTON —U.S. President Joe Biden assured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Sunday of Washington’s commitment to “Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity” even as the United States says the threat of a Russian invasion of Ukraine looms as a “distinct possibility” in the coming days.…

A Ukrainian soldier surveys positions near the front line in eastern Ukraine. (file photo)
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Germany’s caution over Russian aggression ‘disappointing’ NATO

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Russia’s threat to Ukraine has highlighted differences between east and west Germans over handling of Russia, and the country’s cautious foreign policy. Aston University academic explains why German soldiers shooting at Russian counterparts would be seen as a “tremendous failure”. Germany without its stalwart former leader Angela Merkel faces a number of huge challenges – not…

Biden
This image provided by The White House via Twitter shows President Joe Biden at Camp David, Md., Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022. Biden on Saturday again called on President Vladimir Putin to pull back more than 100,000 Russian troops massed near Ukraine’s border.
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U.S. President Joe Biden again warned Putin as They Discuss Ukraine Crisis

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U.S. President Joe Biden again warned Russian President Vladimir Putin in a telephone call Saturday of “swift and severe” consequences if Russia invades Ukraine, according to a statement from the White House.…

Kay-Achim Schönbach

Ukraine demands public refutation of statement by German Navy commander on Crimea

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The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has described the remarks by German Navy Commander Kay-Achim Schönbach that Ukraine has lost temporarily occupied Crimea as categorically unacceptable and demanded that they be publicly refuted.…

Russia wants to jail world-renowned Crimean Tatar leader for 20 years on the basis of three ‘secret witnesses’

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Nariman Dzhelyal in a Russian-controlled ’court’ on 6 September 2021 Photo Crimean Solidarity   The only ‘evidence’ for the grotesque ‘sabotage’ claims against Crimean Tatar journalist and public figure, Nariman Dzhelyal and two cousins, Asan and Aziz Akhtemov, has come from three secret ‘witnesses’.  Since both cousins retracted their ‘confessions’ once they were finally allowed…

NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg
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NATO Rejects Russian Security Demands, But Says It’s Open To More Diplomacy

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RFERL — NATO had a “serious and direct exchange” with Russian officials on the Ukraine crisis and the alliance is ready to meet Kremlin envoys again to discuss European security, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said. Speaking on January 12 after meeting in Brussels with a delegation from Russia as part of the NATO-Russia Council, Stoltenberg…

Senior U.S. Official To Travel To Ukraine, Russia Amid Effort To Ease Tension

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WASHINGTON — A top U.S. official is being dispatched to Ukraine and Russia next week amid an effort to ease tension between the two nations.…

Ukraine reports 5,804 new COVID-19 cases

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Ukraine has recorded 5,804 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the ukrinform reported based on Ukrainian Health Ministry information on Facebook.…

Climate Change – Challenges for Ukraine

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The FINANCIAL -- We are living in a world that is very different from the one we grew up in. The world today seems buffeted by crises on all sides. Some are immediate, like the unprecedented global crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic that is taking human lives and livelihoods. Others are longer term, but…

EBRD-financed new metro cars to help link residential district of Kyiv with centre

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The FINANCIAL -- A new €50 million loan by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for the Ukrainian capital Kyiv will encourage more people to use modern, efficient and environmentally friendly public transport.…

The EU will allocate €28 million to fund projects addressing crises in Ukraine, Western Balkans and the Caucasus

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The FINANCIAL -- As global humanitarian needs worsen further due to the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic and the effects of climate change, the European Commission has adopted its initial annual humanitarian budget of €1.4 billion for 2021. This represents an increase of more than…

World Bank Scales-up Support to Ukraine to Help Protect Low-Income Families

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The FINANCIAL — The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a loan to Ukraine in the amount of USD 300 million for the Second Additional Financing for COVID-19 Response under the Social Safety Nets Modernization Project. This additional financing will help strengthen Ukraine’s Guaranteed Minimum Income Program (GMI) to prevent around 1 million Ukrainians…