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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 7 March 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 7 March 2014 1. Situation in Crimea Russian military units continue to blockade Ukrainian military bases and headquarters. According to Ukraine’s Border Services, more than 30,000 Russian troops are now on Ukrainian territory in Crimea. The OSCE mission to Ukraine, 52 military and civilian personnel, which was to visit and report [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 6 March 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 6 March 2014   1. Situation in Crimea Russian military units continue to blockade Ukrainian armed forces bases and headquarters in Crimea. The Crimean Parliament voted today to join Crimea to the Russian Federation, and to hold a referendum in Crimea on 16 March. The questions to be posed will be: “1. Are [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 5 March 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 5 March 2014 1. Situation in Crimea UN Representative Robert Serry was threatened by unknown gunmen in Crimea, and told to leave Crimea. Ukrainian armed forces headquarters and bases in Crimea continue to be blockaded by Russian forces. In some cases, local populations (often family members of the blockaded soldiers) are providing [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 3 March 2014

1. Situation in Crimea The situation in Crimea continues to be unstable. Armed Russian units continue to surround Ukrainian military and security bases, barracks and headquarters.  According to the Ministry of Defense Crimean media center, the former commander of Ukrainian Navy, D. Berezovsky, yesterday betrayed his oath and his country and flipped to the Russian [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 27 February 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 27 February 2014     1. New Coalition formed in Parliament A new coalition was formed in Parliament today. The coalition is called “European Choice” and consists of the Batkivshchyna, UDAR and Svoboda factions, as well as two newly-formed MP groups – “Economic development” and “Sovereign European Ukraine.” A total of [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 26 February 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 26 February 2014 1. List of potential new ministers presented to Maidan A list of the potential new Cabinet of Ministers was presented today on Maidan. Arseniy Yatseniuk is proposed as the new Prime Minister. Several Maidan and civil society leaders were present in the proposed Cabinet. A vote on the [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 24 February 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 24 February 2014   1. Parliament continues to pass resolutions on regulating the crisis Today, Ukraine’s parliament continued to adopt a series of measures to regulate the crisis. Most importantly they adopted resolutions on the removal from office of 5 Constitutional Court justices appointed, who previously voted (illegally) to return the [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 21 February 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 21 February 2014   1. President, Opposition sign agreement on crisis The three opposition leaders and the President signed an agreement on regulating the crisis in Ukraine. The most important points are: i) the country returns to the 2004 Constitution which limits the powers of the president; ii) the formation of [&hellip


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