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Ambassador Yovanovitch’s Remarks at Maritime Security Conference

November 29, 2018 AS DELIVERED Доброго ранку! Hello everybody. I want to thank you for inviting me here today and I want to thank the organizers for hosting this conference at what turns out to be a very critical moment. The events of November 25th lend an added sense of urgency to Ukraine’s Naval Strategy. ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

November 27, 2018 Location: Ukraine, countrywide Event: The Ukrainian parliament approved November 26 a 30-day period of martial law effective November 28 at 14:00 for 10 regions of the country, including: Vinnitsya Luhansk Mykolaiv Odesa Sumy Kharkiv Chernihiv Kherson Donetsk Zaporizhzhya The U.S. Embassy is evaluating how this martial law might affect the relevants regions. ...
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Condemning Russia’s Provocative Actions in the Kerch Strait against the Ukrainian Navy

RES. 709 IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES November 27, 2018 Mr. Johnson (for himself, Mr. Murphy, Mr. Barrasso, Mrs. Shaheen, Mr. Portman, Mr. Rubio, Mr. Markey, Mr. Cotton, and Mr. Moran) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations RESOLUTION Condemning Russia’s provocative actions in the Kerch Strait against the Ukrainian navy. Whereas, on November 24, 2018, Ukraine ...
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Press Releases: Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Ukrainian President Poroshenko

Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC November 26, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke on the phone with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko today to discuss Russian aggression against Ukraine in the Black Sea near the Kerch Strait. Secretary Pompeo reiterated strong U.S. support for Ukraine’s sovereignty ...
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Press Releases: Russia’s Dangerous Escalation in the Kerch Strait

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo  Secretary of State Washington, DC November 26, 2018 The United States expresses its deep concern over the incident in the Black Sea that occurred November 25 as Ukrainian vessels attempted to transit through the Kerch Strait. Reports that Russian vessels rammed and fired on the Ukrainian ships, injuring Ukrainian crewmen, ...
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