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Opening Remarks by U.S. Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combatting Anti-Semitism Elan Carr

Kyiv Jewish Forum May 6, 2019 It is such a pleasure to be here. First of all, let me apologize for my lateness.  I am here directly from Israel. I was supposed to arrive last night.  But apropos to the subject of anti-Semitism, some 600 rockets have been fired into Israeli civilian areas — which ...
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Special Envoy To Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Elan Carr Travels to Poland, Israel, Ukraine, Hungary, and Belgium

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 30, 2019 Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Elan Carr will travel to Europe and Israel May 1-15. From May 1-5, Special Envoy Carr will be a member of the U.S. delegation attending the International March for the Living, held in Poland and Israel. The ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (April 26, 2019)

Location: Ukraine – Kyiv and countrywide Event:  There has been an uptick in unconfirmed bomb threat reports around Ukraine, including airports, government buildings, and several metro stations. Actions to Take: Avoid crowds. Expect heavier than normal police presence. Expect street closures, restrictions, and searches. Be aware of your surroundings. Follow local law enforcement instructions. Monitor ...
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Ambassador Yovanovitch’s Remarks at a Women of Courage Reception in Honor of Kateryna Handziuk

April 24, 2019 TRANSCRIPT Good evening! Доброго вeчора всім! Thank you for joining me tonight to celebrate Ukraine’s women of courage. Some of you may know that Mrs. Trump, Secretary Pompeo, and others marked International Women’s Day in Washington, D.C. with a ceremony to announce the recipients of our annual International Women of Courage Award. ...
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Russia’s Decision to Grant Expedited Citizenship to Residents of Russia-controlled Eastern Ukraine

Press Statement Morgan Ortagus  Department Spokesperson Washington, DC April 24, 2019 The United States condemns today’s decision by President Putin to provide expedited Russian citizenship to Ukrainians living in Russia-controlled eastern Ukraine. Russia, through this highly provocative action, is intensifying its assault on Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. President Putin’s decision creates a serious obstacle ...
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