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Ukraine sends a note of protest to Italy after DPR representative office opens in Verona
The Ukrainian Embassy to Italy reported on Facebook that a note was sent to the Italian Foreign Ministry regarding a DPR (Donetsk People's Republic) representative office which opened in Verona.
It is noted that the Ukrainian embassy condemns and considers the support of pro-Russian militants in Italy unacceptable, in particular, the opening of a DPR representative office in Verona on February 9th.
“In connection with, the Embassy and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine presented …
Ukrainian President Poroshenko deprived of the honorary citizen status of Verona
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko is no longer an honorary citizen of the Italian city of Verona, writes ANSA. The city council approved this decision at the meeting where 28 elected representatives’ voted in favour and 4 voted against it.
The decision states that the previous authorities of the city "hurriedly and unjustly provided the city’s citizenship to Petro Poroshenko".
The document notes that authorities granted this citizenship "for controversial services in the search for …