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    Former Russian MP suggests mastermind behind Voronenkov assassination
    Mar27

    Former Russian MP suggests mastermind behind Voronenkov assassination

    Ilya Ponomarev, ex-deputy of the Russian State Duma exiled in Ukraine, believes the official who ordered another ex-MP Denis Voronenkov`s murder is General Oleg Feoktistov of Russia`s FSB, according to Apostrophe, a Ukrainian news outlet. It was Feoktistov who initially leaked information which became the base for an investigation by Russian...

    Italian company ready to invest $2 bln in Ukraine`s new gas transportation system operator
    Mar27

    Italian company ready to invest $2 bln in Ukraine`s new gas transportation system operator

    National oil and gas holding company NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine plans to complete negotiations with a potential investor for establishing PJSC Trunk Gas Pipelines of Ukraine in the next three months, according to the online newspaper ZN.UA. See also: Large gas field discovered in Ukraine on Black Sea shelf Participants in the negotiation process...

    Moscow sees no ”prospects” for next Normandy Four meeting
    Mar27

    Moscow sees no ”prospects” for next Normandy Four meeting

    The Kremlin sees no real ”prospects” for the Normandy Four leaders to meet anytime soon, Vladimir Putin`s spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia. ”At least we are not aware of any prospects that could help to ensure some kind of advancement,” Peskov said, responding to a request to clarify if is a...

    Prime Minister of Ukraine  expects to launch free trade between GUAM members in 2017
    Mar27

    Prime Minister of Ukraine expects to launch free trade between GUAM members in 2017

    Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has claimed he expects to set up a free trade zone between the GUAM countries (Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Moldova) this year when speaking at the GUAM summit being held in Kyiv on March 27. ”I would like to urge the economy ministries of our countries to be more resolute, to complete and sign...

    Trump hands Merkel ”outrageous” NATO bill
    Mar27

    Trump hands Merkel ”outrageous” NATO bill

    U.S. President Donald Trump handed German Chancellor Angela Merkel a bill for money supposedly owed to NATO when they met last weekend in Washington DC, Politico reported citing Sunday Times. The gesture was ”outrageous,” the publication quoted an unnamed German minister as saying. ”The concept behind putting out such demands is to intimidate the...

    EU ”will die” – French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen after Russia visit
    Mar27

    EU ”will die” – French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen after Russia visit

    The European Union will disappear, French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen told a rally on Sunday, promising to shield France from globalization as she sought to fire up her supporters in the final four weeks before voting gets underway, according to Reuters. ”The European Union will die because the people do not want it anymore …...

    Putin`s desire for new Russian empire not to stop with Ukraine – Ukraine`s Foreign Minister
    Mar27

    Putin`s desire for new Russian empire not to stop with Ukraine – Ukraine`s Foreign Minister

    Against the background of Kremlin`s obsession with restoring Soviet hegemony, but the security of the entire Europe and the west, not only Ukraine, is at stake, Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin wrote in his op-ed for The Guardian. The postwar order that provided peace and stability across the continent appears to be breaking up, while...

    U.S. agents have obtained documents on Paul Manafort in eastern Europe inquiry
    Mar26

    U.S. agents have obtained documents on Paul Manafort in eastern Europe inquiry

    Treasury department agents received information about the former Trump campaign chairman`s offshore transactions, a source tells the AP. U.S. treasury department agents have recently obtained information about offshore financial transactions involving Donald Trump`s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, as part of a federal anti-corruption...

    McCain ”optimistic” over prospects of U.S. lethal aid to Ukraine
    Mar26

    McCain ”optimistic” over prospects of U.S. lethal aid to Ukraine

    Chairman of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee Sen. John McCain at a joint press conference with Sen. Ron Johnson in Brussels has expressed optimism regarding possible provision of lethal aid to Ukraine by Donald Trump`s administration, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”Obviously, for many years, I have approved of at least the...

    U.S. imposes sanctions against eight Russian companies
    Mar26

    U.S. imposes sanctions against eight Russian companies

    The U.S. government has imposed sanctions on eight other Russian companies accusing them of violating U.S. non-proliferation law regarding Iran, North Korea and Syria since 2009, according to U.S. official. The following companies were included in the black list: Rosoboronexport, 150th Aircraft Repair Plant, Aviaexport foreign economic trade...

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