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    Crimean Tatar Mejlis suing Russia in ECHR
    Mar31

    Crimean Tatar Mejlis suing Russia in ECHR

    On March 29, the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people filed a suit with the European Court of Human Rights in connection with the fact that the Russian authorities included the Mejlis in the list of extremist organizations, effectively banning its activities, including in the occupied Crimea, Memorial human rights center reports. Memorial...

    Poroshenko, Merkel agree to intensify Minsk process
    Mar31

    Poroshenko, Merkel agree to intensify Minsk process

    President Petro Poroshenko following his Thursday meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the framework of his working visit to Malta said the parties agreed to hold trilateral negotiations between the leaders of Ukraine, Germany and France in the nearest time, meant to intensify the Minsk peace process, the president`s press service...

    Senate hearing: Russian meddling did not stop at the election – CNN
    Mar31

    Senate hearing: Russian meddling did not stop at the election – CNN

    The Senate intelligence committee opened its first public hearing on Russian meddling in the U.S. election Thursday with calls for nonpartisanship, citing ongoing foreign interference that threatens ”the heart of our democracy,” according to CNN. ”The vice chairman and I realize that if we politicize this process, our efforts will likely fail,”...

    NATO provides demining equipment to Ukraine after Balaklia blasts – NATO Secretary General
    Mar30

    NATO provides demining equipment to Ukraine after Balaklia blasts – NATO Secretary General

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says that NATO is currently providing personal protection and demining equipment to Ukraine after artillery ammunition explosions near Balaklia on March 23. ”Just this week, our Science for Peace Program is responding to Ukraine`s request for assistance. Following the explosion at the Balaklia arms depot,...

    EU seeks to negotiate with Russia over Nord Stream gas pipeline
    Mar30

    EU seeks to negotiate with Russia over Nord Stream gas pipeline

    The European Union is seeking a mandate from its members to negotiate with Russia over plans for a gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea to Germany, an EU document showed, as some EU states fret the project will make Europe too reliant on Russian energy, according to Reuters. The Nord Stream 2 pipeline would pass through Danish and Swedish waters and...

    Trump might consider joining talks on Donbas
    Mar30

    Trump might consider joining talks on Donbas

    U.S. President Donald Trump allegedly does not mind the United States engaging in the Minsk process, according to RBC-Ukraine media outlet. ”Sources in the team of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko say off the record that Trump, unlike his predecessor Barack Obama, does not stand against the U.S. joining the Minsk process, while Russia has no...

    Russia interfering in French, German elections – U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee
    Mar30

    Russia interfering in French, German elections – U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee

    The American Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr warned Russia is ”actively involved” in the upcoming French and German elections, Politico.eu reported Thursday citing AFP. ”What … was a very covert effort [to interfere] in 2016 in the United States, is a very overt effort, as well as covert, in Germany and France,” he told a...

    Ukrainian President concerned over statements by some Hungary officials on creating autonomies in neighboring countries
    Mar30

    Ukrainian President concerned over statements by some Hungary officials on creating autonomies in neighboring countries

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, during the summit of the European People`s Party in Malta, held a meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban, expressing concern over the recent statements of certain Hungarian officials on the establishment of separate territorial autonomies in countries neighboring with Hungary, the president`s...

    MFA Russia elaborates on agenda of NATO-Russia Council
    Mar30

    MFA Russia elaborates on agenda of NATO-Russia Council

    ”Among the priority issues, which the Russian side plans to raise today, is predictability of military action, reducing the risks of escalation as a result of accidental military incidents, as well as regional matters. We will also raise the issue of building up NATO`s military presence and training activities along Russian borders,” she said....

    Kyiv court orders to reconsider Yuzgaz`s right to produce shale gas in Ukraine`s east
    Mar30

    Kyiv court orders to reconsider Yuzgaz`s right to produce shale gas in Ukraine`s east

    Kyiv`s district administrative court has rescinded the Ukrainian government`s decision to deny Dutch-registered Yuzgaz B.V. company`s right to acquire an investor`s 90% share under a production sharing agreement (PSA) on geological prospecting and development of the Yuzivska shale gas field in the country`s eastern Donetsk and Kharkiv regions....

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