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    Naftogaz has no info on date of Stockholm Arbitration`s decision in dispute with Gazprom
    May01

    Naftogaz has no info on date of Stockholm Arbitration`s decision in dispute with Gazprom

    The date remains unknown when the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce will issue a ruling in a dispute between the National Oil and Gas Holding Company Naftogaz of Ukraine and The Russian gas monopoly Gazprom regarding the terms of the contract for the purchase and sale of natural gas, the Naftogaz press service has told an...

    OSINT group identifies more Russians from a special forces battalion of the Russian 8th Mountain Motorized Rifle Brigade in Donbas
    Apr29

    OSINT group identifies more Russians from a special forces battalion of the Russian 8th Mountain Motorized Rifle Brigade in Donbas

    Ukrainian OSINT community InformNapalm reports they have identified war criminals from a special forces battalion of the Russian 8th Mountain Motorized Rifle Brigade (the 8th MMRB) who participated in the first wave of the Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine. The new InformNapalm investigation is based on the earlier published picture of...

    Russia focuses on far-right and far-left European movements to influence EU
    Apr29

    Russia focuses on far-right and far-left European movements to influence EU

    Evidence suggests the Kremlin is reaching out to youth organizations, including the youth wings of European parties in order to work on goals such as campaigning to lift EU sanctions against Russia or help boost Russia`s image abroad, Bellingcat reported in an article titled ”Russia Seeks to Influence European Politics Through Youth Wings of...

    Large-scale Ukrainian-U.S. military drills Sea Breeze-2017 to launch in July
    Apr29

    Large-scale Ukrainian-U.S. military drills Sea Breeze-2017 to launch in July

    Large-scale Ukrainian-American military exercises Sea Breeze-2017 are to be held in Odesa and Mykolaiv regions, and in the northwestern part of the Black Sea in July, in accordance with NATO standards, press secretary of Ukraine`s Defense Ministry Maksym Prauta told a briefing, according to an UNIAN correspondent. In particular, he stated that...

    Lukashenko assures Russian-Belarussian military exercise West-2017 not to turn into invasion of Ukraine
    Apr29

    Lukashenko assures Russian-Belarussian military exercise West-2017 not to turn into invasion of Ukraine

    Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko assured Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that the large-scale Russian-Belarusian strategic exercises West-2017 near the Ukrainian border would not turn into a military invasion, Poroshenko said Friday while visiting the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, an UNIAN correspondent reports. See also:...

    Ukraine suspends validation of Poland`s memorials in return of UPA monument demolition
    Apr29

    Ukraine suspends validation of Poland`s memorials in return of UPA monument demolition

    The Ukrainian Institute of National Remembrance is about to suspend the process of validating Poland`s memorials in Ukrainian territory, according to a statement by the Institute. ”In the past two years, the Institute has been working to create mechanisms to legalize Poland`s monuments and memorial signs set up in Ukraine between 1991 and 2017...

    Secretary of State Tillerson urges U.N. to act “before North Korea does”
    Apr29

    Secretary of State Tillerson urges U.N. to act “before North Korea does”

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday the threat of an attack by Pyongyang against Japan and South Korea is real and urged the U.N. Security Council to act ”before North Korea does,” according to Reuters. In remarks to the U.N. Security Council, Tillerson called on the international community to fully implement U.N. sanctions and...

    70th anniversary of the Operation “Vistula” criminal act – forced relocation of 500 000 Poland’s Ukrainians after WWII
    Apr28

    70th anniversary of the Operation “Vistula” criminal act – forced relocation of 500 000 Poland’s Ukrainians after WWII

    28.04.1947 at 4.00 am 6 Polish division (near 17 000 soldiers) and groups of Polish Internal Security Corps surrounded the area where the Ukrainian population lived. In addition, 13 602 soldiers of the Czechoslovak army blocked the border, and 17 reconnaissance aircraft controlled in the border of the forest and mountains. Soldiers surrounded the...

    Ukrainian border guards get U.S. equipment worth $21 mln
    Apr28

    Ukrainian border guards get U.S. equipment worth $21 mln

    The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine has received U.S. military radio communication means worth $21 million, according to an UNIAN correspondent. The transfer of modern military radio communication means from the U.S. Department of Defense to the border guards took place with the participation of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at the...

    Russia develops bills to turn occupied Crimea into offshore jurisdiction
    Apr28

    Russia develops bills to turn occupied Crimea into offshore jurisdiction

    Russia`s State Duma is preparing a package of bills, initiated by Deputy Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Alexei Chepa (”Fair Russia”), on the introduction of an offshore regime in the annexed Crimea, according to Kommersant publication. In addition to expanding tax benefits, the amendments propose a mechanism for creating trusts...

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