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    Russian bombers fly near Alaska, U.S. Air Force scrambles jets – media
    Apr19

    Russian bombers fly near Alaska, U.S. Air Force scrambles jets – media

    A pair of Russian nuclear-capable bombers flew near Alaska Monday night, two U.S. officials told Fox News, coming as close as 100 miles from Kodiak Island – the first time since President Trump took office that Moscow has sent bombers so close to the U.S. The two Russian Tu-95 ”Bear” bombers flew roughly 280 miles southwest of Elmendorf Air Force...

    Europe should face Russian propaganda, says Ukrainian envoy in Prague
    Apr19

    Europe should face Russian propaganda, says Ukrainian envoy in Prague

    Europe should be looking for a joint way in which to face Russian propaganda, the new Ukrainian ambassador to the Czech Republic, Yevhen Perebyinis, told CTK on Tuesday, according to the Prague Daily Monitor. The effects of propaganda are like the use of weapons of mass destruction, Perebyinis said, the Prague Daily Monitor wrote. Ukraine is the...

    U.K.`s financial sanctions enforcer sees U.S.-style results in new powers – Bloomberg
    Apr18

    U.K.`s financial sanctions enforcer sees U.S.-style results in new powers – Bloomberg

    The U.K.`s financial sanctions enforcer has new legal authority to impose fines, toughen prison sentences and reward companies that voluntarily disclose suspected violations, changes that resemble U.S. enforcement and that the agency`s leader describe as ”transformational,” according to Bloomberg. The year-old Office of Financial Sanctions...

    Ukraine to fill gap in Turkey`s wheat imports
    Apr18

    Ukraine to fill gap in Turkey`s wheat imports

    Turkey`s custom tax of 130 percent levied on six products imported from Russia, particularly wheat, has directed Turkish importers toward temporary solutions, leading them to other markets. Moreover, wheat importers will temporarily fill in the gap caused by the customs tax that disables wheat imports from Russia by resorting to the Ukrainian...

    Trump congratulates Erdogan on successful referendum, White House says
    Apr18

    Trump congratulates Erdogan on successful referendum, White House says

    U.S. President Donald Trump has called Recep Tayyip Erdogan to congratulate the Turkish president on his success in a referendum that will expand his powers, the White House said on April 17, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). The move came despite concerns raised by the U.S. State Department, European voting monitors, and...

    Ukraine Ministry of Foreign Affairs explains how Ukrainians from occupied Donbas will use visa-free regime with EU
    Apr18

    Ukraine Ministry of Foreign Affairs explains how Ukrainians from occupied Donbas will use visa-free regime with EU

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (MFA) has noted that citizens of Ukraine who live in the territories of Russian-occupied Crimea and certain regions of Donetsk and Luhansk regions will be able to use the advantages of a visa-free regime with the European Union by obtaining Ukrainian biometric passports, the Department of Consular...

    Former Trump aide advises Chinese tycoon on building contracts
    Apr18

    Former Trump aide advises Chinese tycoon on building contracts

    Paul Manafort, Donald Trump`s former campaign chairman, who has deep ties to Russia, is offering advice to a Chinese billionaire on how to win construction contracts for the U.S. president`s promised $1tn infrastructure buildout, according to the Financial Times (FT). Mr Manafort ran Mr Trump`s campaign for several months until he was replaced by...

    Normandy Four leaders discuss release of Donbas hostages
    Apr18

    Normandy Four leaders discuss release of Donbas hostages

    The leaders of the Normandy Four – Ukraine, Germany, France, and Russia – have discussed the release of Donbas hostages in the all-for-all format among other issues during their recent phone conversation, according to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko`s press service. ”The leaders urged to intensify efforts to liberate and exchange detained...

    RF Armed Forces command bans men without military registration from leaving Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics – Intel
    Apr17

    RF Armed Forces command bans men without military registration from leaving Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics – Intel

    Command of the Russian Armed Forces has banned men without military registration certificates from leaving the temporarily occupied territories in Donbas, the so-called ”DPR” and ”LPR” (the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics), according to the Main Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine`s Defense Ministry. ”The command of the RF...

    RFE/RL: Hague court to issue ruling on Ukraine case against Russia on April 19
    Apr17

    RFE/RL: Hague court to issue ruling on Ukraine case against Russia on April 19

    The International Court of Justice (ICJ) says it will issue a ruling on April 19 on Kyiv`s bid to block Russia from sending money, weapons, and troops to eastern Ukraine, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). The ruling will take place at the Peace Palace in The Hague in the Netherlands, the ICJ said. The event will be streamed...

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