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    British political scientist shows how Kremlin uses Russia`s criminal networks in Europe
    Apr20

    British political scientist shows how Kremlin uses Russia`s criminal networks in Europe

    Over the past 20 years, the role of Russian organized crime in Europe has shifted considerably, Mark Galeotti, a senior researcher at the Institute of International Relations Prague and coordinator of its Centre for European Security, a widely-published specialist on Russian security issues, wrote in his analytical material published by the...

    Russian government think tank drew up plan to sway 2016 U.S. election – documents
    Apr20

    Russian government think tank drew up plan to sway 2016 U.S. election – documents

    A Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters` faith in the American electoral system, three current and four former U.S. officials told Reuters. They described two confidential documents from the think tank as providing the framework...

    UK stands ready to help defend Ukraine against any further Russian aggression – British Prime Minister Theresa May
    Apr20

    UK stands ready to help defend Ukraine against any further Russian aggression – British Prime Minister Theresa May

    British Prime Minister Theresa May welcomed Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to Downing Street on Wednesday, saying Britain was ”ready to support” Ukraine which is under threat from Russia, according to The Sun. Prime Minister May also vowed to push for further sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin, The Sun reports. Yesterday Moscow`s...

    Russian bombers again fly near Alaska – Fox News
    Apr20

    Russian bombers again fly near Alaska – Fox News

    For the second consecutive night, Russia flew two long-range bombers off the coast of Alaska on Tuesday, this time coming within 36 miles of the mainland while flying north of the Aleutian Islands, two U.S. officials told Fox News. The two nuclear-capable Tu-95 bombers were spotted by U.S. military radar at 5 p.m. local time. Unlike a similar...

    MFA Ukraine says UN International Court of Justice order ”very positive”
    Apr20

    MFA Ukraine says UN International Court of Justice order ”very positive”

    The decision of the UN International Court of Justice in Ukraine vs Russia case adopted earlier on Wednesday is ”very positive,” head of the Ukrainian delegation, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Olena Zerkal said in The Hague, following the ICJ announcement regarding provisional measures against Russia, according to an UNIAN...

    UN International Court of Justice in The Hague rules not to apply provisional measures against Russia for financing of terrorism
    Apr19

    UN International Court of Justice in The Hague rules not to apply provisional measures against Russia for financing of terrorism

    The UN International Court of Justice in The Hague on Wednesday issued an order refusing to satisfy Ukraine`s request on introducing provisional measures against Russia under the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism (ICSFT). The court`s order was announced by ICJ President Ronny Abraham at the Peace Palace in...

    National Bank of Ukraine gets documents from buyer of Russian Sberbank`s Ukraine subsidiary
    Apr19

    National Bank of Ukraine gets documents from buyer of Russian Sberbank`s Ukraine subsidiary

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has received a package of documents from an investor, a citizen of the United Kingdom and the Russian Federation, Grigory Guselnikov, for the approval of the acquisition of a 22.5% stake in Russian Sberbank`s Ukrainian-based subsidiary, according to the NBU`s press service. The documents are currently being...

    ICJ grants Ukraine`s request to impose measures against Russia to protect minorities in Crimea
    Apr19

    ICJ grants Ukraine`s request to impose measures against Russia to protect minorities in Crimea

    The UN International Court of Justice in The Hague ruled to apply provisional measures against Russia under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, to protect national minorities in Crimea. The court`s order was announced by ICJ President Ronny Abraham at the Peace Palace in The Hague Wednesday. ”The...

    Confession of former Kremlin’s troll published by The Moscow Times
    Apr19

    Confession of former Kremlin’s troll published by The Moscow Times

    Following in the footsteps of other former employees, more of the Kremlin`s online army are now coming forward to tell their stories of working 12-hour shifts in Russia`s most controversial office, according to The Moscow Times. ”Yes, Russian trolls did target the U.S. elections,” The Moscow Times wrote citing a former troll who spoke to a...

    NBU refutes allegations of involvement in money pumping via Austrian banks
    Apr19

    NBU refutes allegations of involvement in money pumping via Austrian banks

    The National Bank of Ukraine has denied accusations of involvement in the withdrawal refinancing funds through Austrian banks specializing in similar services for clients from CIS states, as reported on the NBU website. The report says correspondent accounts in these Austrian banks were used to artificially inflate the banks` capital and withdraw...

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