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    Security Service of Ukraine reacts to Lukashenko`s allegations about ”militant camps” in Ukraine
    Mar22

    Security Service of Ukraine reacts to Lukashenko`s allegations about ”militant camps” in Ukraine

    Head of the SBU chief`s staff Oleksandr Tkachuk has said the SBU Security Service of Ukraine has requested that their Belarusian counterparts explain what Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko had meant by speaking about ”militant camps” established in Ukraine, according to the political news online newspaper Ukrayinska Pravda. ”As for the...

    UK Mission to the United Nations notes ”under-reported facet” of violence in eastern Ukraine
    Mar22

    UK Mission to the United Nations notes ”under-reported facet” of violence in eastern Ukraine

    The UK Mission to the United Nations Geneva has pointed out to an ”under-reported facet” of violations of human rights, including conflict-related sexual violence, in Russia-occupied Donbas. ”The UK welcomes the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) thematic report into conflict-related sexual violence, which...

    Pro-Russian separatists from ”Donetsk People`s Republic” opened office in Greece
    Mar22

    Pro-Russian separatists from ”Donetsk People`s Republic” opened office in Greece

    The so-called ”Donetsk People`s Republic” (”DPR”) has opened an unofficial office in Greece on Tuesday, according to the Russian news agency TASS. ”It is the third such center opened in European Union states,” so-called head of the ”DPR” representation center in Greece and a co-organizer of Greece`s Safe Donbas society Andreas Zaferis said at an...

    Russia`s Sberbank looking at quick exit from Ukraine
    Mar22

    Russia`s Sberbank looking at quick exit from Ukraine

    Russia`s biggest bank Sberbank is looking ”very actively” at options for a quick exit from Ukraine, the bank`s Chief Executive German Gref said on Tuesday, March 21, Reuters reported. Gref also told reporters that Sberbank`s loan-loss provisions in Ukraine made up around 70 percent of its potential losses, according to Reuters. Ukraine recently...

    Russia`s Eurovision participant Samoilova banned from entering Ukraine
    Mar22

    Russia`s Eurovision participant Samoilova banned from entering Ukraine

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine has banned Eurovision 2017 participant from Russia Yulia Samoilova from entering Ukraine. ”The Security Service of Ukraine has put Russian citizen Yulia Samoilova on Ukraine`s stop list for a period of three years,” SBU press secretary Olena Hitlyanska wrote on Facebook. The decision was made on the basis of...

    Sophisticated scheme of money laundering from Russia to EU, U.S. revealed
    Mar22

    Sophisticated scheme of money laundering from Russia to EU, U.S. revealed

    The Laundromat is a name given by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project to a vast money-laundering scheme involving Russian officials and insiders moving billions of dollars into Europe, the U.S. and other countries between autumn 2010 and spring 2014, according to The Guardian. Law enforcement officers in Moldova and Latvia have...

    MFA Ukraine says detention of UNIAN journalist in Moscow ”provocation”
    Mar21

    MFA Ukraine says detention of UNIAN journalist in Moscow ”provocation”

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine called the detention of an UNIAN journalist in Moscow Roman Tsymbaliuk a provocation by Russian authorities, according to ministry`s press secretary Mariana Betsa. ”The detention of journalist R. Tsymbaliuk is a provocation on the part of the Russian Federation,” she tweeted. ”The Consul took off to the...

    Manafort falsified invoice to Belize company to legitimize Yanukovych`s $750,000 payment to himself – Ukrainian MP
    Mar21

    Manafort falsified invoice to Belize company to legitimize Yanukovych`s $750,000 payment to himself – Ukrainian MP

    Viktor Yanukovych`s Party of Regions in 2009 through deliberately concluded fictitious contracts on the alleged sale of computers through an offshore company transferred $750,000 to the account of the ousted Ukrainian president`s former adviser Paul Manafort, MP Serhiy Leshchenko told a Kyiv press conference Tuesday, an UNIAN correspondent...

    Tillerson plans to skip NATO meeting, visit Russia in April – media
    Mar21

    Tillerson plans to skip NATO meeting, visit Russia in April – media

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to skip a meeting with NATO foreign ministers next month in order to stay home for a visit by China`s president and will go to Russia later in April, U.S. officials said on Monday, disclosing an itinerary that allies may see as giving Moscow priority over them, according to Reuters. Tillerson intends to...

    Moscow police detain UNIAN correspondent Roman Tsymbaliuk
    Mar21

    Moscow police detain UNIAN correspondent Roman Tsymbaliuk

    Ukrainian journalist Roman Tsymbaliuk, who has an official accreditation of the Russian Foreign Ministry, was detained in Moscow along with his interviewee, a graduate student who earlier flew a Ukrainian flag over the Moscow State University dorm. ”We found Zakhar, the hero who flew the Ukrainian flag over Moscow State University on the third...

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