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    Naftogaz signs memo on possible cooperation with two European gas transport system operators
    Apr11

    Naftogaz signs memo on possible cooperation with two European gas transport system operators

    The national oil and gas holding Naftogaz of Ukraine and Ukrtransgaz, operator of Ukraine`s gas transport system, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on joint assessment of cooperation opportunities in the use and development of Ukraine`s gas transportation system (GTS) with Snam S.p.A. (Italy) and Eustream a.s. (Slovakia) – one of the...

    G7 rejects sanctions on Russia after ”chemical attack” in Syria
    Apr11

    G7 rejects sanctions on Russia after ”chemical attack” in Syria

    The G7 group of nations has failed to reach agreement over threatening new sanctions against Russia and Syria, according to the BBC. Foreign ministers were seeking a common position on the Syrian conflict, before the U.S. secretary of state flies to Russia to try to persuade it to abandon its Syrian ally, the BBC reported. The nations agreed...

    Eurovision-2017: Deputy PM comments on possible sanctions against Ukraine over Russian entrant row
    Apr11

    Eurovision-2017: Deputy PM comments on possible sanctions against Ukraine over Russian entrant row

    Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Viacheslav Kyrylenko said Kyiv is ready to further clarify to the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) the situation regarding the entry ban against Russian entrant Julia Samoilova if the issue of any sanctions arises following Eurovision-2017, Obozrevatel news outlet reports. ”I think that our position will be...

    Ukraine leads in corruption rating of 41 countries of Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa
    Apr11

    Ukraine leads in corruption rating of 41 countries of Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa

    Ukraine tops the fraud rating composed of 41 countries of Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA), according to a 2017 fraud survey conducted at the request of Ernst & Young. Some 51% of EY Fraud Survey respondents still think that the problem of bribery and corruption is pressing. Some 27% of the polled claim that bribery is an...

    Russian programmer reportedly suspected in U.S. election hacking arrested in Spain
    Apr11

    Russian programmer reportedly suspected in U.S. election hacking arrested in Spain

    A Russian computer programmer, Pyotr Levashov, has been arrested in the Spanish city of Barcelona, a spokesman for the Russian embassy in Madrid said on Sunday, according to The Age. It was unclear why Levashov was arrested. The embassy spokesman declined to give details for his arrest, and Spanish police and the interior ministry were not...

    Putin `could be allowed to rejoin G7` if he pulls out of Syria – media
    Apr11

    Putin `could be allowed to rejoin G7` if he pulls out of Syria – media

    The prospect of Russia rejoining the G7 group of the world`s leading industrialized nations will be used as part of a carrot and stick approach to persuade President Vladimir Putin to pull out of Syria, The Daily Telegraph understands. Rex Tillerson, the U.S. Secretary of State, will fly to Moscow later this week with an ultimatum from the G7...

    Russia knew of upcoming Syrian chemical attack – media
    Apr11

    Russia knew of upcoming Syrian chemical attack – media

    The United States has made a preliminary conclusion that Russia knew in advance of Syria`s chemical weapons attack last week, but has no proof of Moscow`s involvement, a senior U.S. official said Monday, according to the Associated Press. The official said that a drone operated by Russians was flying over a hospital as victims of the attack were...

    Hague court announces date of decision on Russia over Ukraine
    Apr11

    Hague court announces date of decision on Russia over Ukraine

    The UN International Court of Justice in The Hague, the Netherlands, will issue a ruling on a claim filed by Ukraine against Russia, the order will be delivered next Wednesday, April 19, according to the court`s press service. ”On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United...

    West risks losing Ukraine – Vice-President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly
    Apr11

    West risks losing Ukraine – Vice-President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly

    Vice-President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, deputy co-chair of the Ukraine-NATO Interparliamentary Council and Lithuania`s ex-Minister of Defense Rasa Jukneviciene says that the West is facing the risk of losing Ukraine should the situation in Donbas continue escalating, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”The Western world risks losing...

    Belarus expects to receive $1 bln loan from Russia
    Apr10

    Belarus expects to receive $1 bln loan from Russia

    Belarus looks forward to receiving nearly $1 billion credit from Russia, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus Vladimir Semashko told ONT National TV channel, TASS reports. ”There was an instruction to allocate an additional $1 billion loan on good terms,” the deputy prime minister said. Semashko claimed that the relevant agreement was...

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