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Ukraine sets new daily COVID-19 record

Ukraine sets new daily COVID-19 record

Ukraine is setting a new record-high of coronavirus cases identified over a 24-hour period for the second day running, as 994 people contracted the virus over the past 24 hours, while 940 new infections were reported yesterday, the Ukrainian …

U.S. approves selling 16 patrol boats to Ukraine

U.S. approves selling 16 patrol boats to Ukraine

The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Ukraine of up to 16 Mark VI patrol boats and equipment for an estimated $600 million, according to a statement from the Defense Security Cooperation Agency. "The proposed …

Lavrov reveals details of Normandy Format videoconference

Lavrov reveals details of Normandy Format videoconference

A video conference of the Normandy Format foreign ministers will be held next week, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in the Bolshaya Igra program on Channel One. The diplomat recalled that at a meeting in Paris last December, …

Ukrainian airlines operated defective aircrafts

Ukrainian airlines operated defective aircrafts

Technical maintenance of passenger aircraft at the international airports of Kiev and Odesa was carried out in violation of the regulations, the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) reported today. "The Security Service of Ukraine has …

Kremlin explains "new strategy" towards Ukraine

Kremlin explains "new strategy" towards Ukraine

The Kremlin’s strategy in relations with Ukraine has never been based on confrontation, Russian president’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov said, commenting on political analysts’ guesswork that Moscow …

Zelensky declares day of mourning after Iran plane crash

Zelensky declares day of mourning after Iran plane crash

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky has declared January 9 a day of mourning after a Ukrainian plane crashed in Iran, the president’s office said today after a working meeting. "In order to pay tribute to …

South Ukrainian NPP disabled

South Ukrainian NPP disabled

This morning in Ukraine, the third power unit of the South Ukrainian NPP was disconnected, Energoatom press service reports. “Unit 3 of the South Ukrainian NPP is disconnected from the grid by automatic protection. The causes of …

Ukrainian nationalists celebrate Stepan Bandera’s birthday

Ukrainian nationalists celebrate Stepan Bandera’s birthday

Thousands of nationalists in Kiev have celebrated the New Year yesterday with torchlight parades in honor of WWII nationalist and war criminal Stepan Bandera. Ukrainian national flags mingled with banners of the Bandera's …

Kremlin on final document of Normandy Quartet’s summit

Kremlin on final document of Normandy Quartet’s summit

Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the nature of the final document that may be agreed at the summit of the Normandy Quartet in Paris on December 9 has not been determined yet, but its text is being …

Over 50,000 people move from Ukraine to Crimea

Over 50,000 people move from Ukraine to Crimea

Crimea has received about 170,000 people, including 50,000 from Ukraine, after the peninsula’s reunification with Russia, Crimean Parliament Speaker Vladimir Konstantinov said. "About 170,000 people have come …

Putin and Merkel discuss Ukraine, Syria and Libya

Putin and Merkel discuss Ukraine, Syria and Libya

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a telephone conversation. The phone call was initiated by Germany, the Kremlin press service said. The two …

Putin holds telephone conversation with Merkel

Putin holds telephone conversation with Merkel

According to the Kremlin, today, on the initiative of Berlin, a telephone conversation took place between Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. “During the discussion of the settlement in Ukraine, …