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    Russia reportedly moving military equipment toward North Korean border
    Apr21

    Russia reportedly moving military equipment toward North Korean border

    Russia is reported to be moving heavy military equipment toward its border with North Korea amid mounting fears of a military clash between Pyongyang and the United States, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). Local media in Russia`s Far East say residents have witnessed large military convoys traveling by train and road toward...

    Police arrest Russian man suspected of attack on Dortmund soccer team`s bus – DW
    Apr21

    Police arrest Russian man suspected of attack on Dortmund soccer team`s bus – DW

    Special police forces arrested a man they suspect was responsible for the attack on Borussia Dortmund`s team bus last week, according to reports on Friday in Germany`s newspapers and public broadcasters, Deutsche Welle reported. Germany`s Federal Criminal Police and the Federal Prosecutors Office confirmed the arrest, which took place near the...

    FSB hands Ukrainian man detained for alleged espionage in Samara over to ”DPR” militants
    Apr20

    FSB hands Ukrainian man detained for alleged espionage in Samara over to ”DPR” militants

    The Ukrainian citizen earlier detained in Russia`s Samara allegedly for spying for Ukraine`s intelligence services was deported from Russia to the militant-controlled area of Donetsk region, the self-styled ”Donetsk People`s Republic,” TASS reported with reference to the regional office of the FSB Federal Security Service. ”A citizen of Ukraine,...

    Exxon declined to comment information that it is seeking waiver from Russia sanctions
    Apr20

    Exxon declined to comment information that it is seeking waiver from Russia sanctions

    Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday declined to comment on a media report that it is seeking permission from the U.S. government to drill in several areas of the Black Sea banned by U.S. sanctions on Russia, according to Reuters. The Wall Street Journal reported that Exxon had in recent months applied to the U.S. Treasury Department for a waiver to...

    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...

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