Monday, 21 October 2019

Tag Archives: Ukraine

Contact group on Ukraine agrees on ceasefire, prisoner swap

KIEV: The Trilateral Contact Group on the settlement of the situation in eastern Ukraine reached an agreement on a fresh round of ceasefire and a prisoner exchange between the conflicting sides, a spokesperson for Kiev’s delegate said. Darka Olifer, the spokesperson for Ukraine’s representative in the group Leonid Kuchma, wrote ...

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Trump to unveil America First national security strategy

President Donald Trump is outlining a new national security strategy that refocuses the United States’ relationship with the rest of the world, essentially implementing his “America First” mantra on a global scale. It envisions nations in constant competition, reverses Obama-era warnings on climate change, and affirms that the United States ...

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Ukraine detains two top defence officials in graft case

Ukraine’s anti-corruption bureau said it had detained a deputy defence minister and another top military official for allegedly embezzling millions in state funding through an illegal oil-purchase scheme. The announcement was the highest-profile indictment against any official since the Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) launched a graft case against the ...

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