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    Ukraine, NATO developing rehabilitation programs for veterans of Donbas war
    Apr24

    Ukraine, NATO developing rehabilitation programs for veterans of Donbas war

    Programs of rehabilitation, including psychological rehabilitation, of Ukrainian troops are being elaborated jointly with NATO trust funds, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said during festivities on the occasion of the announcement of candidates for the Ukrainian national team that will participate in ”Invictus Games” in Toronto, according...

    Russia hacked Danish defence for two years – Denmark`s defence minister
    Apr24

    Russia hacked Danish defence for two years – Denmark`s defence minister

    Russia has hacked the Danish defence and gained access to employees` emails in 2015 and 2016, NATO member Denmark`s defence minister told newspaper Berlingske on Sunday, according to Reuters. The report comes at a time when several Western governments, including the United States, France and Britain, have accused Russia of resorting to hacking to...

    Russia to discuss extending oil cut with OPEC May 24
    Apr24

    Russia to discuss extending oil cut with OPEC May 24

    Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said a decision on extending a global pact to cut oil production had not yet been taken, but would be discussed with OPEC on May 24, according to Reuters. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other leading oil producers have pledged to curb output by 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd),...

    Russian pop singer of Ukrainian origin refused entry into Ukraine in next three years
    Apr24

    Russian pop singer of Ukrainian origin refused entry into Ukraine in next three years

    Russian popular singer of Ukrainian origin Lolita Milyavskaya, 53, has been refused entry into Ukraine in the next three years because of her earlier visit to occupied Crimea. ”I`m in [the Ukrainian town of] Konotop. They`ve made me get off the train. I cannot visit my child who is ill, as I`m banned from entering Ukraine. Therefore I`m...

    France elections: Macron and Le Pen `through to run-off`
    Apr24

    France elections: Macron and Le Pen `through to run-off`

    The centrist Emmanuel Macron will face far-right leader Marine Le Pen in a run-off for the French presidency on May 7, multiple projections indicate, according to the BBC. Macron leads with 23.7% in first round voting while Ms Le Pen won 21.7%, an Ipsos/Sopra Steria poll suggests, the BBC said. Opinion polls in the run-up to the ballot...

    Kremlin attempts to intimidate OSCE in Donbas by blowing up car – Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Apr23

    Kremlin attempts to intimidate OSCE in Donbas by blowing up car – Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) says that a recent incident when an OSCE monitors` armored car was blown up in occupied Donbas is a confirmation of the Kremlin`s attempts to intimidate the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine. ”We consider the serious incident, which occurred inside territory controlled and supported by...

    Member of OSCE team killed in Russia-controlled Donbas was an U.S. citizen, Czech and German citizens injured. Video
    Apr23

    Member of OSCE team killed in Russia-controlled Donbas was an U.S. citizen, Czech and German citizens injured. Video

    The member of European OSCE`s monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine who was killed after their vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk on Sunday morning was an American citizen, according to Reuters. An American man was killed and a German woman was injured on Sunday morning, a spokesman for Austria`s foreign ministry said, Reuters reported. See...

    NATO intercepts 780 Russian military planes in 2016
    Apr23

    NATO intercepts 780 Russian military planes in 2016

    More NATO fighter jets are being scrambled to monitor and intercept Russian planes than at any time since the end of the Cold War as tensions continue to rise, according to The Independent. Around 780 deployments were made from European military bases last year in response to Russian aircraft, compared to just 410 in 2015, The Independent...

    U.S. Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs to visit Ukraine
    Apr23

    U.S. Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs to visit Ukraine

    Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Ambassador Tina Kaidanow will travel to Germany, Estonia, and Ukraine April 23-29 for discussions on a variety of international security issues, the U.S. Department of State said in a press release. ”Ambassador Kaidanow will consult with U.S. government officials from...

    Kremlin`s propaganda focusing on viral videos to influence foreign youth – instruction of Russia Today chief
    Apr23

    Kremlin`s propaganda focusing on viral videos to influence foreign youth – instruction of Russia Today chief

    Russia intends to use viral online videos to convey their version of ”truth” to the world, said Russia Today chief Margarita Simonyan at a meeting of the Victory organizing committee chaired by Russian President Vladimir Putin in Kremlin. You can read Russian transcript of full meeting on the official webiste of Russian President. ”We would like...

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