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Ukraine News Today Mar. 17, 2017: Russia handing over 12 prisoners from Crimea to Ukraine; Militants launch 77 attacks, 2 soldiers killed, 8 wounded in last day

Russia handing over 12 prisoners from Crimea to Ukraine The Federal Penitentiary Service of the Russian Federation has handed over to Ukraine 12 prisoners serving sentences in penitentiary institutions in the territory of the temporarily occupied Crimea of the Russian Federation, Mykhailo Chaplyha,

Eurovision 2017: Russia strikes provocative note for song contest in Ukraine

Russia has announced its musical entry for the Eurovision song contest, ending speculation that it might boycott the competition, which this year is being held in Ukraine, Joinfo.com reports with reference to The Guardian. State TV announced on Sunday that Yuliya Samoylova, who

Hearings on Ukraine vs. Russia case in Hague over, ruling expected before May

The UN International Court of Justice in The Hague has completed hearings on Ukraine's case against Russia. A court ruling is expected by the end of April, according to Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, agent of Ukraine Olena Zerkal, Joinfo.com reports

Ukraine News Today Mar. 8, 2017: Ukraine’s Foreign Minister tells U.S. senators of Russia’s arms supplies to Donbas; Militants launched 108 attacks, 7 soldiers wounded in past 24 hours

Ukraine’s Foreign Minister tells U.S. senators of Russia's arms supplies to Donbas Ukraine's Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin during his two-day Washington visit attended a Tuesday hearing "On Russian Policies and Intentions Toward Specific European Countries" at the Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and

Russia accused Ukraine of seeking to litigate Crimea annexation

The accusation came on the second day of hearings at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, where Ukraine has charged that Russia is financing separatist groups who carry out "terrorist" attacks in eastern Ukraine and that Russia is discriminating

Ukraine News Today Mar. 6, 2017: Ukraine v. Russian Federation court hearings start in ICJ; Canada sent 200 military instructors to train Ukrainian military; Militants launch 100 attacks on Ukrainian troops on Sunday, 2 soldiers wounded

Ukraine v. Russian Federation court hearings start in International Court of Justice The start of hearings at the ICJ on the indication of provisional measures within the case of Ukraine v. Russian Federation gives a chance to prevent further deterioration of the situation

Ukraine News Today Feb. 27, 2017: Militants launched 62 attacks, 2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 2 injured in Donbas; Ukrainian MP Artemenko says U.S. could claim Crimea; MP Savchenko’s visit to Donbas ignores unified state policy – Mejlis Chairman

Militants launched 62 attacks, 2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 2 injured in Donbas According to the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters, militants continue intensive shelling in the eastern Ukraine. Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded, two more - injured, and two got a concussion on Sunday,

Ukraine News Today Feb. 26, 2017: Ukraine commemorates the third anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Crimea; Militants launched 49 attacks on Ukrainian troops, 4 soldiers wounded in action on Saturday

Ukraine not to hold direct talks with militants despite being pushed toward their legitimization - envoy Various forces have been pushing Ukraine toward legitimization of Donbas militants and holding direct negotiations with representatives of the temporarily occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions,

Ukraine News Today Feb. 25, 2017: Militants shoot at OSCE mission members, seize drone; MP Nadiya Savchenko publishes list of Ukrainian prisoners whom she visited in Donetsk; 17 people disappear, 12 killed, 39 become political prisoners since Russian Crimea annexation

No ceasefire in Donbas: Militants launched 92 attacks on Ukrainian troops, 16 soldiers wounded over the past 24 hours The Russia-backed militants made 92 attacks on positions of the Ukrainian army in the area of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in eastern Ukraine on

Trump lawyer pushed pro-Russia deal for Ukraine, politician claims – CNN

In a CNN interview, Ukrainian lawmaker Andrii Artemenko said he discussed his left-field proposal for Ukraine in January with US President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, who offered to deliver the plan to the Trump administration. The exact details of the