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Demonstration Alert — U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (August 9, 2019)

Location: U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine Event: On August 12, a group of demonstrators plans to gather outside the U.S. Embassy, which is located at 4 Igor Sikorsky St. in Kyiv. Expect heavier than normal police, crowds, traffic congestion, and delays in the area. Actions to Take: Avoid crowds and demonstrations. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity ...
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Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. William Taylor at a Peace Corps Swearing-In Ceremony

August 9, 2019 Доброго дня. I am very pleased to be here. I am very pleased that Vadim will help me to speak with you. So, as I’ve already mentioned to several of the Volunteers, I think that the Peace Corps in Ukraine is one of the best things that Americans do here. I was here as ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (August 2, 2019)

Location: Throughout Ukraine Event:  ISIS and other extremist groups tend to use holiday periods to further their agenda and conduct attacks.  Holidays, and the period leading up to that holiday, can be targeted.  During the month of August, the Islamic holiday of Eid-al Adha (August 11-12) and Ukrainian Independence Day (August 24) are examples.  Locations ...
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U.S. Withdrawal from the INF Treaty on August 2, 2019

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State August 2, 2019 On February 2, 2019, the United States provided its six-month notice of withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty due to the Russian Federation’s continuing violation of the treaty. The U.S. withdrawal pursuant to Article XV of the treaty takes effect today because Russia failed to return to full ...
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Remarks by Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker at a Press Conference in Kyiv

July 27, 2019 Chargé d’Affaires a.i. William Taylor: Everybody knows Kurt Volker, Ambassador Volker, I’m going to say very little except that it’s great to have him here, we welcome him every time we can get him into this country. He’s very well-known and so needs no further introduction. Kurt, welcome. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations ...
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