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Monthly Archives: March 2014


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THERE IS NO ANTI-SEMITISM IN UKRAINE PUTIN`S POOR SCRAMBLE FOR ARGUMENTS UKRAINIAN SCHOOLS IN RUSSIA VS RUSSIAN SCHOOLS IN UKRAINE

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Leonid Polyakov: We do our best to ensure unacceptable losses to our enemy in case of aggression and force him to refuse any further actions

Kyiv, 29 March, 2014 – The military readiness step-up of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, as well as the progress of the military withdrawal operations from Crimea were reported by Leonid Polyakov, the Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine in the Ukrainian Crisis Media Center. On the 27th of March 2014, the Armed Forces of Ukraine […]

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Pavlo Sheremeta: Temporary removal of сustom duties by the European Union for Ukraine implies open market

  Kyiv, 29 March, 2014 – Pavlo Sheremeta, Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, at the briefing in Ukraine Crisis Media Center stated that the temporary unilaterally cancellation of custom duties for Ukraine is a remarkable event for Ukraine. For us, this primarily means the opening of the European market. Pavlo Sheremeta said […]

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UNHCR’s One-sided Preliminary Conclusion Misinterprets Ukraine’s Draft Law

Kyiv, March 29, 2014. On March 23, 2014, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees released preliminary comments on Ukraine’s draft law on guarantees of the rights and freedoms of citizens on temporarily occupied territories. According to UNHCR the draft is not in line with international law since its provisions “may exacerbate the risk of […]

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Andriy Deshchytsia: We consider the “UN-Hundred” support as an act of recognition of not only Ukrainian integrity, but also of the new government

Kyiv, March 29, 2014 – Two of the most important past week events, devoted to Ukrainian issue at the international level, as well as the first official meeting of the Foreign Ministers for Russia and Ukraine were highlighted by Andriy Deshchytsia, the Acting Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine at the Ukrainian Сrisis Media Center. […]

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Kharkiv citizens appeal to the International Community

  We speak on behalf of nearly two million Kharkiv people. Kharkiv is the second largest city in Ukraine, a hub of culture, education and technology. As well as the rest of Ukraine our city is a multiethnic and multiconfessional community. Here you can meet people speaking Russian (the most common language in any Eastern […]

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Volodymyr Vyatrovych: The Soviet Myths Underpinning Anti-Government Activities in Ukraine Must be Demolished

Kyiv, March 28, 2014 – “This is typical for a dictator—to cover over their aggression with calls for assistance. This aggression is perpetrated by representatives of Soviet identity and has nothing to do with ethnic identity”, said Vladymyr Vyatrovych, head of the Institute of National Remembrance, speaking during the expert panel at the Ukrainian Crisis […]

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Rebecca Harms: if Russia Wants International Isolation, it Will Get it

Kyiv, 28 March, 2014 – European Union is standing firm on the intention to impose further sanctions on the RF if Russian aggression goes on, assured Rebecca Harms, EU Parliamentary, at the briefing in the Ukraine Crisis Media Center. “Russia is going into complete international isolation, like in the times of the Cold War, unless […]

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Adrian Karatnycky: Russia Can Be Blocked out of the International Banking System

Kyiv, 28 March, 2014 – Adrian Karatnycky, Senior Fellow at Atlantic Council, noted that Western sanctions against Russia have not been very impressive so far, but there is an array of robust mechanisms available to both Ukraine and the West. According to the expert, the Ukrainian government has a basket of tools to use: The […]

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Tetyana Chornovol: To Fight Corruption, we Need to Start from the Head

Kyiv, March 28, 2014 – Tetyana Chornovol, government Commissioner for anti-corruption policy, emphasised that a moratorium has been imposed on any anti-corruption operations till relevant institutional tools in the defined legal field are in place. She stressed that over the last month she was busy working out an institutional mechanism to fight the corruption: “I […]

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