• A report on the threat of Russian propaganda will be presented in the European Parliament in September

    In September, the European Parliament will present a report about threats from Russian propaganda aimed against countries of the European Union. The former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland and member of the European Parliament, Anna Fotyga, made the announcement during her interview with Ukrinform.

    “This report was prepared by my office; the discussion is ongoing within the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, of which I am a member. The vote on this document will take …

  • Ukrainian Space Agency: Ukraine and US will carry out joint rocket launch in August

    Ukraine and US will carry out a joint launch of the Antares rocket in August 2016. This was reported by the Head of the State Space Agency of Ukraine, Liubomyr Sabadosh.

    “The trials of the rocket were completed in July. There were no issues with the functioning of the systems and modules of the first stage of the rocket. The first launch of Antares is planned for August, 2016,” Sabadosh said.

    Antares made its inaugural flight on April 21, 2013. Ukraine is working on the main structure of the …

  • US authorities allow Coursera company to return to Crimea

    The U.S. Government officially allowed the world’s largest online learning platform, Coursera, to resume its work in the annexed territories of Crimea and Sevastopol, despite the sanctions, as reported by Kommersant on Tuesday, citing the Russian partners of the Higher School of Economics (a University which cooperates with Coursera).

    It became possible after obtaining a special license from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control.

    According to the newspaper, …

  • OSCE: Russia should end its occupation of Georgian territories

    On Tuesday July 5th, the Parliamentary Assembly of the OSCE in Tbilisi adopted a resolution entitled "Conflict in Georgia," which was provided by Georgia. The document consists of 17 paragraphs. It states, in particular, that Russia should "reverse their decision on the recognition of Georgian territories and end the occupation of Georgian territories."

    According to the resolution, Russia, in defiance of international requests, continues to violate international law, "and ignores the ceasefire …

  • Lithuanian Army receives off-road vehicles from the Netherlands

    In late June and early July, Lithuania started receiving used military Mercedes-Benz GD SUVs from the Netherlands.

    This was reported by news portal Delfi with reference to the Ministry of the Defense of Lithuania.

    In total there will be 150 SUVs joining the Lithuanian army’s fleet.

    The vehicle delivery to Lithuania started on June 27 and the transfer will end on July 15.

    On the basis of a bilateral agreement, the Lithuanian army buys used military vehicles – Mercedes-Benz GD SUVs for …