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    Treasury denies Exxon waiver from Russian sanctions – Politico
    Apr22

    Treasury denies Exxon waiver from Russian sanctions – Politico

    The Trump administration said Friday that it would not grant a waiver from Russian sanctions to Exxon Mobil or any other energy companies, according to Politico. The Treasury Department announcement follows reports that Exxon had been seeking such a waiver to drill in the Black Sea. It comes as the FBI and congressional intelligence committees...

    Why Russian march to Kyiv never to be materialized – Atlantic Council
    Apr22

    Why Russian march to Kyiv never to be materialized – Atlantic Council

    Russia`s hybrid war against Ukraine is now entering its fourth year, but there was a time when few expected it to last even four weeks given the virtually bloodless seizure of Crimea, which fell to Russian troops in early 2014 without a fight, Peter Dickinson wrote in his column for Atlantic Council titled ”Why Did Putin Get Stuck in Eastern...

    Anti-Monopoly Committee of Ukraine demands to forcibly recover UAH 172 bln from Gazprom
    Apr22

    Anti-Monopoly Committee of Ukraine demands to forcibly recover UAH 172 bln from Gazprom

    The Anti-Monopoly Committee of Ukraine appealed to the Enforcement Service of the Ministry of Justice with a request to recover from the Russian gas monopoly, Gazprom, a $172 billion fine and penalties for abusing the monopoly position in the domestic gas transit market, AMC chief Yuriy Terentiev wrote on Facebook. ”The application for opening an...

    How Lithuanian volunteers help soldiers in eastern Ukraine
    Apr22

    How Lithuanian volunteers help soldiers in eastern Ukraine

    The Associated Press tells a story of Lithuanian volunteers` assistance to Ukrainian government forces in their struggle against pro-Russian rebels by supplying non-lethal military aid, such as night-vision goggles, helmets, bullet-proof vests and telescopic sniper sights, as well as packing colorful teddy bears for children — to help ease...

    MFA Russia says Montenegro seeing ”surge of anti-Russian hysteria”
    Apr22

    MFA Russia says Montenegro seeing ”surge of anti-Russian hysteria”

    The Russian Foreign Ministry believes that the situation in Montenegro is now unfavorable for the Russians, as stated by ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova, RIA Novosti reports. Provocations are possible against the citizens of the Russian Federation, RIA Novosti quoted Zakharova as saying. ”In Montenegro, the situation is clearly unfavorable...

    ”Putin friends” from EU attending business forum in Russian-occupied Crimea, Ukraine protests
    Apr22

    ”Putin friends” from EU attending business forum in Russian-occupied Crimea, Ukraine protests

    A number of pro-Russian businessmen, officials and public figures from across Europe accepted the invitation of occupation authorities in Crimea to take part in the so-called ”Yalta International Economic Forum” held in the annexed Crimea, according to Europeiska Pravda. See also: PACE President visits Syria with Russian Duma delegates, Ukraine...

    U.S. F-35A jets join the biggest military build-up of forces across Europe since the end of the Cold War
    Apr22

    U.S. F-35A jets join the biggest military build-up of forces across Europe since the end of the Cold War

    The world`s most deadly — and expensive — warplane is joining the biggest military build-up of forces across Europe since the end of the Cold War to deter Russian aggression, according to The Times. General Tod Wolters, a top U.S. air force commander, said that the F-35A jet, which is taking part in its first training mission outside the United...

    China ready to introduce visa-free travel for Ukrainians – Chinese Ambassador
    Apr21

    China ready to introduce visa-free travel for Ukrainians – Chinese Ambassador

    The Chinese government expresses readiness to introduce a visa-free regime with Ukraine, Chinese Ambassador to Ukraine Du Wei told reporters Friday, according to Radio Svoboda. ”The Chinese side is ready at any time, at the request of the two sides, on the principle of equality and mutual benefit, to take new measures for the human exchange...

    Hague court to decide on further steps in Ukraine vs. Russia case on May 12
    Apr21

    Hague court to decide on further steps in Ukraine vs. Russia case on May 12

    Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Olena Zerkal announces that the UN International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague will decide on further steps regarding the Ukraine vs. Russia case on May 12. ”On May 12, we will meet again in The Hague, and the president of the court will decide on further measures of the case, namely how it will proceed and...

    S-300s never supplied to Croatia – Ukrainian Embassy to Serbia denied the statement of Russian ambassador
    Apr21

    S-300s never supplied to Croatia – Ukrainian Embassy to Serbia denied the statement of Russian ambassador

    Ukrainian Ambassador to Serbia Oleksandr Aleksandrovych has denied that Ukraine has ever supplied S-300 missile systems to Croatia in the past 25 years, according to Serbia`s b92.net, which quoted that country`s state news agency Tanjug. Aleksandrovych said that, in this context, he found a statement given to the agency late last week by Russian...

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