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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (February 28)

Vice President Joe Biden spoke today with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko about the situation in the east and the Ukrainian government’s steps to set its economy on a path to recovery and sustainable growth. President Poroshenko informed the Vice President of continued shelling in the vicinity of Donetsk and Mariupol by Russia-backed separatists, and further casualties ...
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Continued Detention of Nadiya Savchenko (February 25)

Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson Washington, DC February 25, 2015 The United States is deeply concerned by today’s decision by a Russian court to continue the detention of Ukrainian Member of Parliament Nadiya Savchenko to May 13. Ms. Savchenko has been on a hunger strike for 75 days to protest being held hostage by Russian authorities. ...
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Reward for Information on Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev (February 25)

The U.S. Department of State’s Transnational Organized Crime (TOC) Rewards Program is offering a reward of up to $3 million for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev, a Russian national wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for his alleged participation in a major cyber racketeering enterprise. Also known ...
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