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    Russia knew of upcoming Syrian chemical attack – media
    Apr11

    Russia knew of upcoming Syrian chemical attack – media

    The United States has made a preliminary conclusion that Russia knew in advance of Syria`s chemical weapons attack last week, but has no proof of Moscow`s involvement, a senior U.S. official said Monday, according to the Associated Press. The official said that a drone operated by Russians was flying over a hospital as victims of the attack were...

    Hague court announces date of decision on Russia over Ukraine
    Apr11

    Hague court announces date of decision on Russia over Ukraine

    The UN International Court of Justice in The Hague, the Netherlands, will issue a ruling on a claim filed by Ukraine against Russia, the order will be delivered next Wednesday, April 19, according to the court`s press service. ”On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United...

    West risks losing Ukraine – Vice-President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly
    Apr11

    West risks losing Ukraine – Vice-President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly

    Vice-President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, deputy co-chair of the Ukraine-NATO Interparliamentary Council and Lithuania`s ex-Minister of Defense Rasa Jukneviciene says that the West is facing the risk of losing Ukraine should the situation in Donbas continue escalating, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”The Western world risks losing...

    Belarus expects to receive $1 bln loan from Russia
    Apr10

    Belarus expects to receive $1 bln loan from Russia

    Belarus looks forward to receiving nearly $1 billion credit from Russia, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus Vladimir Semashko told ONT National TV channel, TASS reports. ”There was an instruction to allocate an additional $1 billion loan on good terms,” the deputy prime minister said. Semashko claimed that the relevant agreement was...

    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...

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