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    Trump`s ex-adviser paid by Russia’s propagandist channel Russia Today and Kaspersky Lab
    Apr02

    Trump`s ex-adviser paid by Russia’s propagandist channel Russia Today and Kaspersky Lab

    Michael Flynn, who advised U.S. President Donald Trump on national security, on Friday signed an amended form of his personal financial disclosure, adding Russia-related entities, including the Russian propaganda TV channel RT and the Kaspersky Lab anti-virus software developer, that paid him fees in 2015, according to The Washington Post. ”Flynn...

    Anti-Russia sanctions over Ukraine will remain – U.S. State Secretary
    Apr02

    Anti-Russia sanctions over Ukraine will remain – U.S. State Secretary

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says that the U.S. sanctions introduced against Russia over Ukraine will remain in place. ”We will continue to hold Russia accountable to its Minsk commitments. The United States sanctions will remain until Moscow reverses the actions that triggered our sanctions,” he said in remarks to the NATO-Ukraine...

    Russia may take part in Eurovision 2017 – Ukrainian Vice PM
    Apr01

    Russia may take part in Eurovision 2017 – Ukrainian Vice PM

    The Russian Federation may participate in Eurovision-2017 in Kyiv in case they select an entrant who did not violate Ukrainian legislation, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Vyacheslav Kyrylenko said on air of Ukrainian Radio. ”I can reiterate that Russia can take part in Eurovision 2017 in Kyiv, only if their participant has not violated Ukrainian...

    Ukraine eyes 2017 Eurobond issuance, but not at any price – Deputy Finance Minister
    Apr01

    Ukraine eyes 2017 Eurobond issuance, but not at any price – Deputy Finance Minister

    Ukraine, in a legal case over a $3 billion debt to Russia, hopes to return to dollar bond markets by the end of the year, but it has no emergency funding needs and will not borrow ”at any price”, Deputy Finance Minister Yuriy Butsa said on Thursday, according to CNBC. The country suffered a setback this week when a UK court ruled in a pre-trial...

    Ukraine might be excluded from Eurovision if Russian artist who supports Crimea annexation doesn’t participate
    Apr01

    Ukraine might be excluded from Eurovision if Russian artist who supports Crimea annexation doesn’t participate

    The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), which operates the Eurovision Song Contest, says Ukraine`s National Public Broadcasting Company (UAPBC) might be excluded from future events if a Russian contestant is not allowed to participate in this year`s competition in Kyiv, according to a letter sent by EBU Director General Ingrid Deltenre to...

    Ukraine asks IMF to change loan tranches schedule
    Apr01

    Ukraine asks IMF to change loan tranches schedule

    Ukraine has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to change the schedule for further revisions of the program within the Enhanced Financing Facility (EFF) and the next loan tranches receipt, according to the relevant Requests for Rephasing of Access included in the agenda of the IMF`s Executive Board meeting to be held on April 3 and posted...

    China interested in Ukrainian beef
    Mar31

    China interested in Ukrainian beef

    China is interested in beef shipments from Ukraine and plans to send its mission late in April to verify Ukraine`s state food safety control system, according to the press office of the State Biosecurity and Consumer Protection Service. ”The possibility of exporting Ukrainian beef to the market of China is being actively considered now. With this...

    NATO continues supporting Ukraine`s cyber defense
    Mar31

    NATO continues supporting Ukraine`s cyber defense

    The Alliance consistently supports Ukraine in the area of cyber defense, as well as command and control reform, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in his doorstep statement ahead of the meetings of NATO Foreign Ministers in Brussels March 31. ”We will close the ministerial meeting with a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission,”...

    Tillerson to push NATO allies on military spending, press Russia on Ukraine – RFE/RL
    Mar31

    Tillerson to push NATO allies on military spending, press Russia on Ukraine – RFE/RL

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has arrived in Brussels to attend a March 31 NATO meeting that was rescheduled to allow him to attend, RFE/RL reports. A senior State Department official told reporters that Tillerson will push alliance members to increase their defense spending and will work with allies to press Russia to abide by the Minsk...

    Flynn offers to Testify before Congress in exchange for immunity
    Mar31

    Flynn offers to Testify before Congress in exchange for immunity

    Michael T. Flynn, the former national security adviser, has offered to be interviewed by House and Senate investigators who are examining the Trump campaign`s ties to Russia in exchange for immunity from prosecution, according to his lawyer and a congressional official, according to The New York Times. But the congressional official said...

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