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    National Bank of Ukraine gets documents from buyer of Russian Sberbank`s Ukraine subsidiary
    Apr19

    National Bank of Ukraine gets documents from buyer of Russian Sberbank`s Ukraine subsidiary

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has received a package of documents from an investor, a citizen of the United Kingdom and the Russian Federation, Grigory Guselnikov, for the approval of the acquisition of a 22.5% stake in Russian Sberbank`s Ukrainian-based subsidiary, according to the NBU`s press service. The documents are currently being...

    ICJ grants Ukraine`s request to impose measures against Russia to protect minorities in Crimea
    Apr19

    ICJ grants Ukraine`s request to impose measures against Russia to protect minorities in Crimea

    The UN International Court of Justice in The Hague ruled to apply provisional measures against Russia under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, to protect national minorities in Crimea. The court`s order was announced by ICJ President Ronny Abraham at the Peace Palace in The Hague Wednesday. ”The...

    Confession of former Kremlin’s troll published by The Moscow Times
    Apr19

    Confession of former Kremlin’s troll published by The Moscow Times

    Following in the footsteps of other former employees, more of the Kremlin`s online army are now coming forward to tell their stories of working 12-hour shifts in Russia`s most controversial office, according to The Moscow Times. ”Yes, Russian trolls did target the U.S. elections,” The Moscow Times wrote citing a former troll who spoke to a...

    NBU refutes allegations of involvement in money pumping via Austrian banks
    Apr19

    NBU refutes allegations of involvement in money pumping via Austrian banks

    The National Bank of Ukraine has denied accusations of involvement in the withdrawal refinancing funds through Austrian banks specializing in similar services for clients from CIS states, as reported on the NBU website. The report says correspondent accounts in these Austrian banks were used to artificially inflate the banks` capital and withdraw...

    Russian bombers fly near Alaska, U.S. Air Force scrambles jets – media
    Apr19

    Russian bombers fly near Alaska, U.S. Air Force scrambles jets – media

    A pair of Russian nuclear-capable bombers flew near Alaska Monday night, two U.S. officials told Fox News, coming as close as 100 miles from Kodiak Island – the first time since President Trump took office that Moscow has sent bombers so close to the U.S. The two Russian Tu-95 ”Bear” bombers flew roughly 280 miles southwest of Elmendorf Air Force...

    Europe should face Russian propaganda, says Ukrainian envoy in Prague
    Apr19

    Europe should face Russian propaganda, says Ukrainian envoy in Prague

    Europe should be looking for a joint way in which to face Russian propaganda, the new Ukrainian ambassador to the Czech Republic, Yevhen Perebyinis, told CTK on Tuesday, according to the Prague Daily Monitor. The effects of propaganda are like the use of weapons of mass destruction, Perebyinis said, the Prague Daily Monitor wrote. Ukraine is the...

    U.K.`s financial sanctions enforcer sees U.S.-style results in new powers – Bloomberg
    Apr18

    U.K.`s financial sanctions enforcer sees U.S.-style results in new powers – Bloomberg

    The U.K.`s financial sanctions enforcer has new legal authority to impose fines, toughen prison sentences and reward companies that voluntarily disclose suspected violations, changes that resemble U.S. enforcement and that the agency`s leader describe as ”transformational,” according to Bloomberg. The year-old Office of Financial Sanctions...

    Ukraine to fill gap in Turkey`s wheat imports
    Apr18

    Ukraine to fill gap in Turkey`s wheat imports

    Turkey`s custom tax of 130 percent levied on six products imported from Russia, particularly wheat, has directed Turkish importers toward temporary solutions, leading them to other markets. Moreover, wheat importers will temporarily fill in the gap caused by the customs tax that disables wheat imports from Russia by resorting to the Ukrainian...

    Trump congratulates Erdogan on successful referendum, White House says
    Apr18

    Trump congratulates Erdogan on successful referendum, White House says

    U.S. President Donald Trump has called Recep Tayyip Erdogan to congratulate the Turkish president on his success in a referendum that will expand his powers, the White House said on April 17, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). The move came despite concerns raised by the U.S. State Department, European voting monitors, and...

    Ukraine Ministry of Foreign Affairs explains how Ukrainians from occupied Donbas will use visa-free regime with EU
    Apr18

    Ukraine Ministry of Foreign Affairs explains how Ukrainians from occupied Donbas will use visa-free regime with EU

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (MFA) has noted that citizens of Ukraine who live in the territories of Russian-occupied Crimea and certain regions of Donetsk and Luhansk regions will be able to use the advantages of a visa-free regime with the European Union by obtaining Ukrainian biometric passports, the Department of Consular...

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