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Press Releases: The United States Tightens Sanctions on Venezuela by Targeting Russia-Based Bank

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC March 11, 2019 Today, the United States sanctioned Evrofinance Mosnarbank, a Moscow-based bank jointly owned by Russia and Venezuela. With this action, we are targeting a financial institution involved in facilitating illegitimate transactions that prolong Maduro’s usurpation of democracy. As Maduro’s isolation grows, so do his desperate ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (March 7, 2019)

Location: Ukraine – countrywide  Event:  On Sunday, March 31, Ukrainians will vote in a nationwide presidential election. In the lead up to the election, rallies and large crowds are expected throughout the country. Actions to Take: Avoid crowds and demonstrations. Expect heavier than normal police presence. Expect street closures, restrictions, and searches. Be aware of ...
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Remarks by U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale at a Press Conference in Kyiv

March 7, 2019 Again, good morning, thank you for joining us. I’m visiting Ukraine today to offer once again reassurance of America’s steadfast support for the Ukrainian people, the Ukrainian institutions, as it faces many challenges today. On a personal note, I last visited Kyiv 22 years ago, and I have seen tremendous progress in ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Yovanovitch on the Occasion of the 5th Anniversary of the Ukraine Crisis Media Center’s Founding

March 5, 2019 Hi, everybody.  Natalia, thank you, and it’s really an honor and a pleasure to be here to celebrate UCMC’s fifth anniversary. I think that’s an important milestone, and you noted the many friends — and there are many more American friends of Ukraine — who have spoken here at UCMC, and I’m ...
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Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale Travel to the United Kingdom, Ukraine, Serbia, and Kosovo

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC March 4, 2019 On March 4, Under Secretary Hale will arrive in London where he will engage U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office Director General for Consular and Security Philip Barton, Director General for Political Affairs Richard Moore, and Deputy National Security Advisor Christian Turner on issues of ...
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