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Autonomy of Donbas: Kissinger offered to preserve the "historic dignity" of Russia by Ukraine

The issue should be resolved West Russia except for military options, but that it had retained its "historic dignity".

This was stated by former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, reports of The The Atlantic .

"I prefer an independent Ukraine, outside military blocs If Ukraine to separate the two areas of Donbass, it will be guaranteed permanently hostile to Russia." - Henry Kissinger said.

According to him, the "solution" is to give the two areas of Donbas autonomy and the right to vote in military matters. In Ukrainian / на українській мові
"De facto Russian": Dodon said he would not change its position on the status of Crimea

The newly elected President of Moldova, leader of the Party of Socialists, Igor Dodon, known for his pro-Kremlin stance, said he would not give up its words about the ownership of the Crimea Russia.

This writes the Echo of Moscow.

"I answered that question I'm on his word not refuse to de facto Crimea Russian Legally -... Not recognized", - Dodon said. In Ukrainian / на українській мові
The Kremlin gave Trump "test" using terrorist Zakharchenko

The leader of the terrorists, "DNR" Alexander Zakharchenko is no coincidence that today reiterated the need for adherence to the occupied part of Donbass Russia. The Kremlin is eyeing how the international community will respond to the demands of the militants after the US elections.

This opinion expert on international affairs, Professor of International Studies and Public Communications UzhNU Igor Todorov expressed in the blog site "Observer" .

Todorov said that the idea of ​​Donbass joining Russia is not new, but because the current application terrorist Zakharchenko - revealing.

"This terrorist is not a political figure in his statement put into the mouth of the Moscow curators And that Zakharchenko was reminded of this fact now -.. A certain experiment", - he said.

"I am sure that Russia in the coming months to drastic steps to go will not be (too many accusations of the international community addressed the Kremlin, and the annexation of the Donbass would be for the aggressor country deciding factor as to its complete isolation). But at the same time, Putin's administration is currently is looking forward to what course the new US president will ask Donald Trump (after one thing - his campaign rhetoric, and quite another - the real policy) ", - explained the expert. In Ukrainian / на українській мові
"Is there a chance for Assad?" Russia does not exclude the Syrian "blitzkrieg" of Putin for Trump to legitimize Assad

After winning the presidential elections in the United States, Donald Trump uses Russia emerged in the US political break to achieve the final victory in Syria.

This opinion was expressed Russian political analyst and publicist Ivan Preobrazhensky in a commentary for the DW .
Moscow seems willing to exploit the situation and "legalize" its ally in the US - President Bashar al-Assad, whom the West does not recognize the legitimate head of the Syrian state. From the Kremlin's point of view, the election of the President of the United States, Donald Trump makes this possible. No wonder the Russian State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin says "unprecedented convergence of positions" by Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart future.

Very few people, including in Moscow, seriously expected to win billionaire Trump's presidential election in the United States. After it the Russian politicians who had hoped for a radical change in Washington's foreign policy, euphoria swept. The most glaring example - an interview with NTV chairman of the lower house of the Russian parliament, Vyacheslav Volodin, who immediately found Putin and Trump "a lot of similar positions."

But how to check how realistic aspirations of the Kremlin optimists? Selecting the small. In theory, this could be a weakening of the sanctions and the change in the US position on Ukraine. However, due to the Ukrainian crisis, Washington will have to negotiate with its European partners. Donald Trump, of course, a rebel, but clearly not as much as he wanted to show it during his election campaign. This is evident by the way he refuses to previous promises, for example, talking about the readiness to save partially carried out by Barack Obama's health care reform. Hence, the relationship with the Europeans because Russia will not spoil it, the more that the European Commission is not going to discuss the lifting of sanctions.

If so, the litmus test for the new stage of Russian-US relations may be only Syria. The fact that Trump intends first of all to do exactly that question, believe not only in Moscow. Himself elected US President in his first post-election interview more accurately argues that more important - victory over the IG or the overthrow of Bashar al-Assad. However, the head of Ashton Carter, the Pentagon has already warned him to cooperate with Russia on Syria. British Foreign Ministry, in turn, announced its intention to convince Trump that President Assad can not leave, because he is guilty in the deaths of four hundred thousand of their fellow citizens.

Is there a chance for Assad?

Despite the presence of a number of those wishing to continue to persuade Trump Syrian policy of Obama, the Kremlin really has a chance to turn the tide in their favor. And, of course, in favor of Bashar al-Assad, who, incidentally, also welcomed the Republican victory.

Moscow makes no secret that the Syrian policy change could begin in the coming days. While Trump is not yet fully the US president, and Barack Obama, according to the Russian leadership, especially not longer need to be considered, it is possible, for example, to resume the bombing of Aleppo and try to take the city to the inauguration of the new American leader.

Another option - to persuade the Iranians to help the United States in the operation to free the militants from the "Islamic State" of the Iraqi city of Mosul. This would prevent the Trump maintain sanctions against Iran, stand up for what American conservatives and the Israeli lobby, and hence, would help to further improve US-Iranian relations. That, in turn, would be on hand and Russia with Bashar al-Assad, as Tehran, of course, the chief lobbyist for the Syrian president in the world after the Kremlin. So it is hardly by accident over the weekend in Iran visited a representative parliamentary delegation of the Russian Federation headed by Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko.

The catch is that the Kremlin is too optimistic about his relationship with Donald Trump. Contrary to the hopes of Russian politicians, the new US president is no need to immediately demonstrate the great foreign policy achievements in international politics. We choose it in the first place, for internal political and economic promises.

So Trump could well afford, as it says his adviser - former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, "negotiate peace, but a position of strength." However, in this case, much earlier than he has time to recognize Assad, his foreign policy "stick" must face the Russian, because a position of strength, prefers to talk and the Kremlin itself. And then instead of improving is possible to predict a sharp deterioration in bilateral relations between Russia and the United States. And in Syria - a new war of all against all. In Ukrainian / на українській мові
The political hysteria Russia: Lavrov complained to Kerry refusal to issue a US visa to chess players for world chess match

In Russia angry that the president of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) Kirsan Ilyumzhinov not allowed in the US in the match for the chess crown. Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov expressed complaints on this issue American Secretary of State John Kerry.

"Sergei Lavrov expressed outrage refusal to issue a US visa FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, rending his presence at the match for the world title in New York," - said in the Foreign Ministry of Russia, reports TASS .

On the eve Ilyumzhinov said that the US State Department gave him permission to enter the country to attend the match for the world chess crown.

The match for the world title between the current owner of the chess crown Norwegian Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin Russian grandmaster held in New York from 11 to 30 November. In Ukrainian / на українській мові
Obama: Trump interested in maintaining strategic relationship with NATO

US President-elect Donald Trump supporter of US cooperation with NATO countries.

This was announced at the press conference, US President Barack Obama, reports Fox News.

He said the billionaire expressed great interest in maintaining strategic relations with the Alliance.

"In my conversation with President-elect expressed serious interest in what concerns the support of our strategic interests. And one of his letters, which I lead - is his commitment to NATO" - said Obama.

He also promised to convey this information to European leaders at the upcoming tour.

Earlier, Trump, as a presidential candidate in an interview said that other countries do not invest enough money in NATO, which gives them protection. In Ukrainian / на українській мові
Putin discussed with Merkel risks of unsanctioned gas transit through Ukraine cold winter

Russian President and German Chancellor also discussed the implementation of the Minsk agreements

Russian President Vladimir Putin during a telephone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed in detail the situation around Russian gas transit to European consumers through Ukraine. Putin said that because of predicted cold winter "may be a risk of unauthorized selection of Ukrainian party of Russian gas supplied to Europe under existing contracts."

This was reported by radio " Liberty " with reference to the press service of the Russian president.

Also, the sides discussed the implementation of the Minsk agreements of settlement in the occupied territory in eastern Ukraine. It expressed concern over the continuous violations "regime of silence" in the Donbass, the report said. In Ukrainian / на українській мові
Trump Putin held phone talks early and get ready for a personal meeting

The parties discussed the fight against terrorism, the situation in Syria and intends to restore the "pragmatic, mutually beneficial cooperation"

US President-elect Donald Trump and President of Russia Vladimir Putin held first talks on the phone. This was reported by the Kremlin press service.

It is noted that the conversation was "by mutual agreement".

Putin once again congratulated Trump on his victory in the presidential election and wished him success in implementing the election program, and said: 'readiness to build partnership dialogue with the new administration on the principles of equality, mutual respect and non-interference in the internal affairs of each other. "

The Kremlin said that Putin and Trump "came together to assess the current extremely poor condition" of Russian-American relations, and "spoke in favor of active collaboration to their normalization and excretion into the mainstream of constructive interaction on the broadest range of issues."

In particular, they stressed the importance of creating a reliable basis for bilateral relations "by developing trade and economic component.

"It is noted that next year marks 210 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and the US, which in itself should stimulate a return to pragmatic, mutually beneficial cooperation that meets the interests of both countries, stability and security in the world" - the in a statement.

Also Putin and Trump shared view on the need to join efforts in the fight against international terrorism and extremism, "In this vein, and discussed issues concerning the crisis in Syria".

The sides agreed to continue contacts on the phone and start preparations for a personal meeting.

Earlier, Trump said that was "remarkable" letter from Russian President Vladimir Putin, adding that among them will soon be held a telephone conversation. In Ukrainian / на українській мові
on Mon Nov 14, 2016 3:49 pmAdmin
In the State Statistics Ukraine's GDP grows

Compared to the second quarter of 2016, GDP growth (seasonally adjusted) was recorded at 0.4%

GDP growth in the third quarter of 2016 was 0.4% compared with the previous quarter.

This is the official site of SSSU .

GDP growth in the third quarter of 2016 was 1.8% compared to the third quarter of 2015, said in a statement.

Recall projected NBU real GDP in 2016 will grow by 1.1%. National Bank expects in 2017 GDP growth will be 2.5% and in 2018 - 3.5%.

It was reported that industrial production growth in Ukraine in September 2016 in annual terms, compared with September 2015 slowed to 2% from 3.4% a month earlier.

In addition, inflation (consumer price inflation) in Ukraine in October 2016 compared to September of this year accelerated to 2.8% from 1.8% recorded in September and August. In Ukrainian / на українській мові
Dzhemilev believes that Trump will change his mind about the annexation of Crimea

Jemilev suggested that while Trump did not have the situation in detail

The statement at that time US presidential candidate Donald Trump of "desire" the inhabitants of the Crimea from Ukraine disconnect can be explained by simple ignorance of the situation, however now it can be fixed counselors elected president.

This belief was expressed on Monday Commissioner President of Ukraine on the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev during a press conference at UN headquarters in New York, reports Ukrinform.

"He had a statement that a referendum in the Crimea, and the Crimea were the inhabitants of the Crimea decision. This caused great surprise to us, as it probably should have known of the decision of the UN General Assembly on March 27, 2014, when virtually the entire civilized world condemned this so-called "referendum", - said the representative of the President of Ukraine for the Crimean Tatars.

Jemilev suggested that while Trump did not have the situation in detail, and this statement can be explained by simple ignorance of specific foreign policy.

"I think Donald Trump is to be aware of everything that was going on, certainly, it helps clarify the situation and I think he will reconsider his view," - said Dzhemilev. In Ukrainian / на українській мові
Police work in emergency mode until the end of November

From 15 to 27 November in Kiev planned a series of events involving large numbers of people

Members of the National Police of Ukraine transferred to the stronger version of service.

The corresponding order on transfer of capabilities police stronger version of service signed on the eve of the head of the National Police Dekanoidze house.

"From 15 to 27 November in the territory of Kyiv planned a series of events involving a large number of citizens. In addition, on 15 November will be held in Kharkiv football match between Ukraine and Serbia, "- said Deputy Interior Minister Sergei Spring.

According to him, to ensure the protection of public safety will be involved soldiers of the National Guard, the State Border Service, employees of the State Service of Ukraine of Emergencies, Explosives experts. Due to the fact that the expected movement of a large number of citizens will be enhanced road safety.

Police will carry the service in emergency mode until 27 November.

Recall, November 14 became known that Dekanoyidze resigned.

Earlier media reported that the acting will be appointed Vadim Troyan, Deputy Dekanoyidze. However, the house Dekanoyidze said that doubts its political independence.

"I consider it necessary to quickly conduct an open and transparent competition for the post of the new head of the National Police of Ukraine", - said Dekanoidze.

In turn, the Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said that the resignation is filed Dekanoyidze 11 November.

November 11, 2016 Dekanoidze house gave me resignation from the post of head of the NEA. Total year, but a great and difficult path, effective teamwork, considerable contribution to the reform of the Interior Ministry, "- Avakov wrote on Facebook.

According to him, "it was a difficult, but very important step, which will enter the history of the Ukrainian police."

Avakov also said that respect Dekanoidze decision to begin a new phase of his life, and wished her success. Avakov confirmed that serve as head of the police will be Vadim Troyan. In Ukrainian / на українській мові
In the capital of Moldova rally people against the victory of Dodona

Protesters demand resignation of CEC

In the Moldovan capital, thousands of people came out to protest against the presidential election victory of Socialist Party leader Igor Dodon.

Protesters vymhayuat third round, writes «».

It is reported that the protesters accused the authorities of rigging the vote and demanded the resignation of the CEC.

The publication notes that the number of people at the rally is growing. Protesters shouting slogans: "Maya Sandu - President!", "Dodon - in prison", "CEC to resign" and "We demand new elections!".

Recall the results of the counting of the votes in the presidential elections Moldovan won by Socialist Party leader Igor Dodon.

According to the calculation, published on the website of the CEC of Moldova, pro-Russian candidate Igor Dodon won 52.18% of votes. Thus, Dodon broadcast Russian TV channel said that advocates the federalization of the country, called the withdrawal of Russian troops from Transnistria "provocation" and going from the first visit to Moscow. In Ukrainian / на українській мові
on Mon Nov 14, 2016 9:24 amAdmin
The Council fought with Boyko Lyashko

Boyko did not like the charges of the Lyashko

Today, the conciliatory council of leaders of factions and parliamentary committees there was a clash between factions of the Radical Party leader Oleg Lyashko and Opposition bloc Yuriy Boyko.

The incident occurred during a speech Lyashko, who accused MPs Yuriy Boyko and Serhiy Lyovochkin, in cooperation with Russia.

"Boyko Liovochkin go on with the Moscow oblast, the instructions are in the Kremlin ... I, incidentally, is a question for Security why they go to Moscow and is still not in jail," - said Lyashko.

Deputies rozboronyly, but there was a re-fight. In Ukrainian / на українській мові
Posted interrogation video of supposed Ukrainian "Crimean saboteurs"

In the mounted video fragments arrested Dmitry Shtyblikov says rozvidinformatsiyu gathering of troops in occupied Crimea

Russian FSB released a video of the interrogation of detained Ukrainian Dmitry and Alexei Shtyblikova Besarabova accused the occupation authorities in preparing sabotage Crimea peninsula. Video questioning Russian news spread.

In the mounted video fragments arrested Dmitry Shtyblikov says rozvidinformatsiyu gathering of troops in occupied Crimea and exercises of the Armed Forces in the territory annexed the peninsula. Ostensibly to its annexation of Crimea legend was that he worked as a journalist at the center of "Nomos".

"As to the non-governmental organization before it (the center of" Nomos ") were targets of studying the security of the Black Sea region, and intelligence objectives were - to collect information about parts of the Black Sea Fleet on the territory of Crimea, the study of the internal political situation and national organizations, including Tatar , Cossack "- said Shtyblikov.

Another detainee, Alex Basarabians says there are military Armed Forces.

Recall that in the FSB said the alleged detention on November 9 in Sebastopol participants of "sabotage and terrorist group of the Main Intelligence Ministry of Defense of Ukraine", who allegedly planned to "organize sabotage actions on objects of military infrastructure and life support Crimea peninsula."
The Ministry of Defence of Ukraine has denied this information FSB of Russia, saying that the FSB has become a factory of lies.

Department of Defense intelligence of Ukraine also denied information FSB that Sevastopol was allegedly detained by GU.

As reported, under the control of the Kremlin Leninsky District Court of Sevastopol occupied by Russia arrested two months, three "members of the subversive group Defense of Ukraine." In Ukrainian / на українській мові
Resignation Head of the National Police, Dekanoyidze: key facts

Why hut Dekanoyidze resigned and had time to do

Head of the National Police hut Dekanoyidze resigned. This became known Nov. 14, 2016. Her duties temporarily perform the first deputy Vadim Troyan .

In this position, she worked for one year - was appointed Dekanoyidze November 5, 2015. Prior head of police work adviser to the Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov.

The specific reasons for his dismissal Dekanoyidze called. But made it clear that it is not crushed and given to work independently. The house also felt that Vadim Troyan is not an independent figure and can not lead the National Police of Ukraine.

Who is Dekanoyidze

Dekanoyidze man called the house of a team of ex-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, who, incidentally, recently retired as chairman of the Odessa Regional State Administration. In 2012, during the presidency of Saakashvili in Georgia Dekanoyidze served as minister of education.

Dekanoyidze was also rector of the Academy of MIA of Georgia.

In Ukraine, it came after the Revolution of dignity. It Dekanoyidze responsible for the reform of law enforcement agencies and the creation of new police, which replaced the police post.

What did

For the year Dekanoyidze headed the National Police, in all regions of Ukraine launched a new police work. Although it should be noted that the police were not always truly new. In many regions of the new police got many old policemen who were dubious re-certification.

Also Dekanoyidze with Arsen Avakov lobbied for the purchase of police hybrid SUV Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. This machine, which are able to drive both on gasoline, and so on electric traction.

The need to purchase these machines has caused many questions. For further details, you can learn from the investigation "Hlavkoma" .

While Dekanoyidze led the police department occurred in several high-profile events: the murder of police officers in the river , killing a detainee in Mykolayiv, chase with shooting and killing by BMW. The latest incident Dekanoyidze said in an interview with "Commander" .

Key facts from the biography
Date of Birth: January 20, 1977;
Place of birth: Tbilisi, Georgia;
Education: Tbilisi State University, "International Relations". In Ukrainian / на українській мові
People's Deputy from Nimchenko of opposition block called for the federalization of the whole Ukraine

Nimchenko believes that the government "poheryla" the constitutional rights of the citizens of Odesa

MP from "the Opposition block", the former deputy chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Vasyl Nimchenko urged deputies to the bill on the creation of economic autonomy "free port" in the Odesa region and constitutional reform to further federalization of the country. According Nimchenko, "the future of Ukraine by its federal arrangement. This will solve the problems split in the spiritual field, in the economic, mental, geographic and historical too. We simply no other way ", - said the deputy.

"You know, that today only because people speak Russian, it can declare a" sepa ". The question of "free port" in general endure as separatism. But "free port" - a normal economic system the issue, which is so hard to Odesa. This personnel policy and lehionerstvo guilty of that "poheryly" the constitutional rights of the citizens of Odessa. "Porto-Franco" - a kind of free economic zone only on the basis of geographical and geopolitical principle, "- he said.

Nimchenko also believes that the government unfairly hinders the transfer of powers to the regions and regional requirements concerning the redistribution of tax revenues, according to the MP, you must meet. "We are not in a position to lead their country? Read the article 38 of the Constitution, this right is in fact a natural right of citizens by Article 7, which deals with the guarantee of the right to self-government. If the word "guaranteed" is used in the Constitution, this means that it is a natural human right ", - concluded the MP. In Ukrainian / на українській мові

In the MFP accused of "homeland" in cooperation with "fifth column" of the Kremlin

In the faction said the "imitation of mass protests with the help of hired and paid extras"

The faction "Block Poroshenko" urged the political forces to dissociate themselves from representatives of the "fifth column" of the Kremlin. This faction said in a statement.

"In the complex international situation, pressure on Ukraine from Russia, we call upon all pro-Ukrainian political forces to consolidate efforts for the sake of the Ukrainian state and clearly distance themselves from members of the so-called" fifth column "that seeks revenge. We emphasize that today, more than ever, important to clearly patriotic and responsible position of Ukrainian politics, every citizen of Ukraine. It is strictly unacceptable is flirting with the aggressor, meet their own political ambitions at the expense of the destruction of the Ukrainian state, "- said in a statement.

At BPP said that now is "an imitation of mass protests with the help of hired and paid extras" and compared them with the organization Antymaydan.

In fractions indicated joint protest near the National Bank of MP Yevhen Murayeva and the first issue of the electoral list of "Fatherland" Hope Savchenko.

"We strongly condemn the cooperation of" Homeland "with the" fifth column "of the Kremlin. We call on all patriots, conscious Ukrainian and the events of 2013-2014 years. Not to participate in the simulation of these protests ..." - said in a statement.

Recall that under the National Bank is a perpetual protest depositors "Michael." Note that the SBU said that during a meeting of the NBU is part of a plan to destabilize the Russian Federation in Ukraine.

The SBU said that Russia is preparing provocations in order to organize early parliamentary elections in Ukraine. Start these actions, as reported in the department, is scheduled for November 15 nationwide protests bank depositors. According to intelligence agencies, further from 17 November protests emphasis will shift to the issue of increasing tariffs and alleged protest must grow in blocking government, the expansion of complaints and claims to power.

In the SBU told with documents showing a plan to destabilize the situation in Ukraine in November, called "Crank." According to authorities, this information confirms including correspondence removed from the mailbox adviser to Russian President Vladislav Surkov. In Ukrainian / на українській мові

This is and will be an ongoing major issue in Ukraine. The greed for money, it seems many will sell their souls and sacrifice their country's sovereignty and freedom from outside influences. When will they all wake-up that selling their patriots out will only continue to keep them down? This issue isn't going to go away anytime soon.
SBU found unexploded Russian-made Smerch MLRS cartridge in Donbas

Members of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) found unexploded Russian-made charge of Smerch multiple launch rocket system in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area. Such charges are exclusively made by the Russian Federation and only trained military personnel can operate a Smerch MLRS.

Censor.NET reports citing the SBU press center.

"In the anti-terrorist operation area, the members of the Security Service of Ukraine found unexploded cartridge produced in the Russian Federation for Smerch multiple launch rocket systems. The cartridge fell near a yard of a Berezove village resident in Marinka district of the Donetsk region. Having analyzed the ammunition marking, the military experts ruled that the militants were using 300 mm missiles with cluster warheads with fragmentation submunitions. Such cartridges are only produced in the Russian Federation and only trained military personnel can operate Smerch MLRS," the agency said.

The SBU officers in conjunction with the members of the Military Prosecutor's Office documented the use of Smerch MLRS and added this information to the evidence of the Russian aggression as part of the initiated criminal proceedings.

"These missiles contain 72 subwarheads with 6,912 fragments designed to damage unarmored vehicles and 25,920 antipersonnel fragments. The burst area of one cartridge of a 300 mm missile is 1,100 square meters. The marking ЗП -2-95 indicates production plant (in the territory of the Russian Federation, since Ukraine never produced these subwarheads), batch number and the year of manufacture (1995)," the SBU said. In Ukrainian / на українській мові
on Mon Nov 14, 2016 8:17 amAdmin
Saakashvili's ally also steps down

The chief of Odesa Customs Yulia Marushevska announced her resignation in a statement at the press briefing on Monday, November 14.

The announcement arrived days after Mikheil Saakashvili stepped down as the Odesa governor, accusing Ukrainian political leadership of corruption.

Marushevska, 26, said she had decided to resign, because the implementation of the reforms was no longer possible, placing responsibility on the country's officials...............
Record high number of Russians need no superpower status - opinion poll

17% of Russians think their country should quit struggling for great power status in the world, the figures provided by a new poll by the Levada Centre reveal.

The Republic, a Russian liberal outlet, calls this a record high number, noting that only 6% of Russians supported this idea in 2008.

Nevertheless, 76% of them think their country must pursue a great power status, while as many as 86% were supportive back in 2008.

Many of the respoders believe that Russia is a humiliated nation. 36% of them claimed that poverty for huge share of population is depressing, 16% of the Russians are disappointed as their country is becoming a resource colony for highly-developed nations..........
Putin needs to find a reason for conflict with Trump - The Guardian

Kyiv is going to hold talks with the team of Donald Trump, discussing a possible meeting between the President-elect and Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine's Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said Sunday in an interview with 1+1 Channel.

‘We are going to contact the Trump team about it, when the meeting is going to happen, we will work on whether the meeting will occur before Trump formally becomes President or after, Klimkin said.

The Minister said that at the same time Ukraine is not going to cease contacts with the Democrats, as the country needs support from both parties.........
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