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    Ukraine will defend its position in English High Court against Russia’s suit on Yanukovych’s $3 bln debt
    Jan17

    Ukraine will defend its position in English High Court against Russia’s suit on Yanukovych’s $3 bln debt

    On Tuesday, January 17, 2017, in the High Court of England starts the first hearing in consideration of the claim of Russia against Ukraine on $ 3 billion debt, according to the official the website of the court. Kyiv authorities consider a $3 billion loan from Russia negotiated between then-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and Russian...

    In the Hague Tribunal Ukraine accuses Russia in terrorism and ethnic persecution
    Jan16

    In the Hague Tribunal Ukraine accuses Russia in terrorism and ethnic persecution

    The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry’s press service informs that on January 16, 2017, Ukrainian diplomats conveyed a lawsuit in the international court of justice (the Hague Tribunal) against Russia . The Russian Federation is accused of violating two conventions: the UN Convention on combating financing of terrorism and the Convention on the...

    Russia plans to leave G8 group of industrialized democracies after suspension for the illegal Crimea annexation
    Jan16

    Russia plans to leave G8 group of industrialized democracies after suspension for the illegal Crimea annexation

    The Russian Federation has announced its intention to permanently walk away from the G8 inter-governmental political forum of the world′s major highly industrialized economies which brings together the world’s richest countries to discuss global issues from economic growth to terrorism, according to The Independent. Russia was added to the...

    Denmark worries that new Russian missiles in Kaliningrad can reach Copenhagen
    Jan16

    Denmark worries that new Russian missiles in Kaliningrad can reach Copenhagen

    The Kingdom of Denmark plans to increase military spending after the Russian Federation deployed anti-ballistic missile systems in the Kaliningrad region. The Russian Federation deployed in the Kalinningrad region Russian S-400 missile systems, operational-tactical Iskander missile systems, Bastion and Bal coastal missile systems, and 2 missile...

    Sweden accuses Russia of providing propaganda, fake news and falsifications after aggression in Ukraine
    Jan13

    Sweden accuses Russia of providing propaganda, fake news and falsifications after aggression in Ukraine

    Swedish Institute of International Affairs reports that the Russian Federation make fake news, false documents, disinformation as part of a coordinated campaign to influence public opinion and decision-making in Sweden. “An increasing amount of disinformation, forged telegrams and fake news items have surfaced in the Swedish information...

    UK sees the Budapest Memorandum as not legally binding document because Russia turned it into a worthless piece of paper – Ukrainian Ambassador in London
    Jan13

    UK sees the Budapest Memorandum as not legally binding document because Russia turned it into a worthless piece of paper – Ukrainian Ambassador in London

    Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the United Kingdom Natalia Galibarenko, spoke if London is going to implement the Budapest Memorandum in her interview with LB.ua Ukrainian Ambassador in London assured that during her contacts with British partners she informed them of the fact that the Ukrainian society was frustrated...

    Big Japanese companies began economic activities in Ukraine – Japanese Ambassador
    Jan12

    Big Japanese companies began economic activities in Ukraine – Japanese Ambassador

    On January 11, 2017, Japanese Ambassador to Kyiv Shigeki Sumi held a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. A decree on celebrating the Year of Japan in Ukraine was signed and the President of Ukraine expressed his gratitude to Japan in support the independence and territorial integrity of Ukraine, according to the presidential press...

    All sides has to respect Ukraine’s independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity – EU Council President Donald Tusk
    Jan11

    All sides has to respect Ukraine’s independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity – EU Council President Donald Tusk

    European Council President Donald Tusk and Prime Minister of New Zealand Bill English held a meeting in Brussels on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. Leaders of the European Union and New Zealand have discussed a role New Zealand has played in the UN Security Council over the last two years, among others conflict in Syria and Ukraine, economic sanctions...

    The UN International Tribunal on Crimea maritime to begin in 2017, annexation of Crimea by Russia is not in question
    Jan10

    The UN International Tribunal on Crimea maritime to begin in 2017, annexation of Crimea by Russia is not in question

    Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine for European Integration Olena Zerkal states that the tribunal within the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, which will study the issues related to Crimea, to start work in the middle of 2017, and will announce their verdict in 2019-2021. “We have completed all the necessary pre-trial procedures. The...

    European Commission suspects Russia in cyber attacks on EU servers
    Jan09

    European Commission suspects Russia in cyber attacks on EU servers

    During 2016 there were recorded more than one hundred attempts of cyber attacks on European Commission. Eighty percent of them, didn’t make critical damage to the servers, because the data protection systems worked properly, reports the Financial Times with a reference to its informed source. “It’s clear that many institutions across...

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