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Movie Critic: War drama “Donbass” offers honest look at occupation of Ukraine’s east

“Donbass,” a new war drama by Ukrainian director Sergei Loznitsa, is a grotesque, yet honest depiction of the occupation of Ukraine’s east in 2014 and 2015. The film premiered internationally in May at the 71st Cannes Film Festival, where Loznitsa won the Un Certain Regard Award for Best Director. It made its Ukrainian premiere at […] The post Movie Critic: War drama “Donbass” offers honest look at occupation of Ukraine’s east appeared first on KyivPost.

21st, July 2018, 06:49pm

Polygraph: Russian UK Embassy denies evidence of Moscow interfered in the US election

On July 17, the official Russian U.K. Embassy Twitter account claimed to quote Russian President Vladimir Putin saying that the Russian state has never intervened in U.S. elections, and that no evidence supporting such accusations from the 2016 election was ever presented. Actually, plenty of evidence from U.S. government, private, and foreign sources has been […] The post Polygraph: Russian UK Embassy denies evidence of Moscow interfered in the US election appeared first on KyivPost.

21st, July 2018, 06:09pm

Reuters: Russia and Qatar discuss S-400 missile systems deal

Russia and Qatar have been in discussions about a possible sale of S-400 missile systems to Doha, TASS news agency cited the Russian envoy to Qatar as saying on Saturday. Read more here. The post Reuters: Russia and Qatar discuss S-400 missile systems deal appeared first on KyivPost.

21st, July 2018, 05:49pm

SBU blocks illegal import of aviation spares to Ukraine

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has blocked the mechanism of illegal imports of aviation products that are subject to state export control to Ukraine, the press center of the service has said. Law enforcers established that one of Kyiv firms ordered spare parts in Moldova, which then used to service own fleet. SBU officers […] The post SBU blocks illegal import of aviation spares to Ukraine appeared first on KyivPost.

21st, July 2018, 05:46pm

112.ua: US oil companies try to assure Congress not to tighten sanctions against Russia

Representatives of oil and gas industry of the US are trying to assure the members of the Congress not to exacerbate the sanctions against Russia. Reuters agency reports this with reference to their sources in the Senate. Yet the sources of the agency refused to name the companies who are against the sanctions. Read more here. The post 112.ua: US oil companies try to assure Congress not to tighten sanctions against Russia appeared first on KyivPost.

21st, July 2018, 05:21pm

Klimkin criticizes Italian deputy PM for endorsing Crimea annexation

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has criticized Italy’s deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, for statements in support of Russia’s occupation of Crimea. Salvini, who also heads Italy’s interior ministry, said during an interview with the Washington Post newspaper published on July 19 that Russia had the right to annex the Crimean peninsula because there had been […] The post Klimkin criticizes Italian deputy PM for endorsing Crimea annexation appeared first on KyivPost.

21st, July 2018, 05:12pm

Reuters: Briton discharged from hospital after Novichok poisoning

Charlie Rowley, one of two Britons poisoned with the nerve agent Novichok last month, was released from hospital on Friday. Read more here. The post Reuters: Briton discharged from hospital after Novichok poisoning appeared first on KyivPost.

21st, July 2018, 04:44pm

US Department of State referendum in Donbas would be illegitimate

Spokesperson of the U.S. Department of State Heather Nauert has confirmed that the U.S. Administration does not consider the issue of supporting a possible referendum on independence in the east of Ukraine. “To be clear: the Administration is not considering supporting a referendum in Eastern Ukraine – a “referendum” would have no legitimacy. We continue […] The post US Department of State referendum in Donbas would be illegitimate appeared first on KyivPost.

21st, July 2018, 04:19pm

Associated Press: Inside Trump’s isolation after Putin summit, walkbacks

Facing condemnation from allies and foes alike on Capitol Hill, President Donald Trump was outnumbered even in the Oval Office. Top aides gathered to convince the president to issue a rare walk-back of the comments he’d made raising doubts about U.S. intelligence conclusions of Russian election interference as he stood alongside Vladimir Putin. Read more […] The post Associated Press: Inside Trump’s isolation after Putin summit, walkbacks appeared first on KyivPost.

21st, July 2018, 04:14pm
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