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    Ukraine pledges before IMF to protect Russian banks` subsidiaries in Ukraine – Gontareva
    Apr10

    Ukraine pledges before IMF to protect Russian banks` subsidiaries in Ukraine – Gontareva

    Ukraine has committed to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to protect Russian state-owned banks` subsidiaries in Ukraine from illegal actions, Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Valeria Gontareva told a briefing. The IMF is concerned about the situation around these banks, and this was one of the reasons for the postponement of...

    Klimkin condemns ”cynical election” in occupied South Ossetia
    Apr10

    Klimkin condemns ”cynical election” in occupied South Ossetia

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin condemns the illegitimate actions of Russian invaders in the Tskhinvali region of Georgia, according to his Twitter account. ”I strongly condemn the illegitimate actions of Russian occupiers in the Tskhinvali region of Georgia. Especially cynical is the pseudo-expression of will on the anniversary of the...

    Czech court closes down organization posing as ”Donetsk People`s Republic Consulate”
    Apr10

    Czech court closes down organization posing as ”Donetsk People`s Republic Consulate”

    The Regional Court in Czech Republic`s Ostrava started proceedings to liquidate the ”DPR” Representative Center in Czech territory headed by Czech national Nela Liskova, according to Hlidacipes.org. The court handed down the ruling on the second attempt, Hlidacipes.org reported. Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek demanded court action as...

    Britain to push for tough new sanctions on Putin – media
    Apr10

    Britain to push for tough new sanctions on Putin – media

    Britain is pushing western nations to impose new sanctions on Russia if Moscow fails to curb ties with Bashar al Assad amid the escalation of Syrian conflict, according to The Times. Boris Johnson, the British foreign secretary, is demanding that western nations draw up ”very punitive sanctions” in response to last week`s chemical attack on a...

    Denmark seeks to change law on pipelines amid Nord Stream 2 divisions
    Apr10

    Denmark seeks to change law on pipelines amid Nord Stream 2 divisions

    Denmark`s government is proposing amending legislation to allow it to ban pipeline projects on the grounds of foreign and security policy due to concerns raised by Russian efforts to build a disputed gas pipeline through Danish waters. The small Nordic country has been caught in a geopolitical conflict as Russian state gas exporter Gazprom and...

    Russian teen detained over explosives found near Oslo subway – DW
    Apr10

    Russian teen detained over explosives found near Oslo subway – DW

    Norwegian police said on Sunday that they had raised the country`s security threat level the day after an explosive was found near a busy subway station in Oslo. Authorities also announced that they had apprehended a suspect over the incident, Deutsche Welle reported. The suspect was a 17-year-old Russian national who had been living in Norway...

    Russian naval activity in Europe exceeds Cold War levels – U.S. Navy Admiral Michelle Howard
    Apr10

    Russian naval activity in Europe exceeds Cold War levels – U.S. Navy Admiral Michelle Howard

    Recent Russian naval activity in Europe exceeds levels seen during the Cold War, a top U.S. and NATO military officer said, voicing concern that the distributed nature of the deployments could end up ”splitting and distracting” the transatlantic alliance, according to Reuters. ”We`re seeing activity that we didn`t even see when it was the Soviet...

    Ukraine marks first 500 days without Russian gas
    Apr10

    Ukraine marks first 500 days without Russian gas

    It has been 500 days since Ukraine has refused to purchase natural gas from Russian energy monopoly Gazprom, as reported by the press service of Ukrtransgaz, the state-owned operator of the gas transportation system. ”We`ve not been importing gas from Russia for 500 days,” the report says. It is also noted that on April 8, 15.7 million cubic...

    Russian official reacts to possible introduction of new U.S. sanctions
    Apr10

    Russian official reacts to possible introduction of new U.S. sanctions

    A Federation Council member has issued a comment regarding the possibility of new sanctions being introduced by the U.S. government against Russia. ”Trump needs to think three times before imposing new sanctions on Russia,” Federation Council member Alexey Pushkov tweeted. The Russian official believes that in this case, the U.S. president will...

    New Russia sanctions weighed in U.S. Senate over Moscow`s support for Assad
    Apr09

    New Russia sanctions weighed in U.S. Senate over Moscow`s support for Assad

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday indicated a willingness to work with Democrats toward drafting new sanctions targeting Russia in response to Moscow`s unwavering support for Syrian President Bashar Assad, according to The Washington Times. See also: U.S. imposes sanctions against eight Russian companies While Russia is already...

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