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    Lukashenko reports arrests of militants preparing armed provocation in Belarus, accuses Ukraine, Lithuania and Poland
    Mar21

    Lukashenko reports arrests of militants preparing armed provocation in Belarus, accuses Ukraine, Lithuania and Poland

    Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko announces the militants who had been preparing to stage an armed provocation have been apprehended in Belarus, BelTA has learned. When asked about possible reasons behind the more active operation of the so-called fifth column and various opposition bodies lately, Lukashenko said: ”It turned out that some of...

    Gazprom files cassation against Ukraine anti-trust watchdog`s fine
    Mar21

    Gazprom files cassation against Ukraine anti-trust watchdog`s fine

    PJSC Gazprom has appealed in cassation the ruling of the Kyiv Economic Court of Appeal on enforcing a UAH 85.9 billion (US$3.4 billion) fine and the same amount of penalty, on claims by Ukraine`s Anti-Monopoly Committee, according to AMC head Yuriy Terentyev, Liga.net reports. ”The ruling was handed down by the appellate instance, and [now]...

    U.S. NSA director Rogers explains why Russia needs Ukraine`s Crimea
    Mar21

    U.S. NSA director Rogers explains why Russia needs Ukraine`s Crimea

    Director of the U.S. National Security Agency (NAS), Admiral Mike Rogers says Russia has no intention to return Crimea back to Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian language service of Voice of America (VOA). Answering a question whether Russia has intentions to return Crimea, he told a  congressional panel on Monday, March 20: ”They have publicly...

    Turkey`s Erdogan says may review ties with Europe after referendum
    Mar21

    Turkey`s Erdogan says may review ties with Europe after referendum

    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said after an April referendum Turkey may review relations with Europe, which he described as `fascist and cruel` and resembling that of the pre-World War Two era, according to Reuters. Turkey and Europe are at loggerheads with Ankara accusing some European countries such as Germany and the Netherlands...

    PACE President visits Syria with Russian Duma delegates, Ukraine reacts
    Mar21

    PACE President visits Syria with Russian Duma delegates, Ukraine reacts

    A delegation of deputies of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) from the Czech Republic, Belgium, Serbia, and Italy and the State Duma of Russia led by PACE President of Pedro Agramunt has arrived in Syria, Channel One Russia has reported. The State Duma deputies are reported to have arranged this visit despite the fact...

    Lawyer Feygin hopes for international assistance in Sushchenko`s case
    Mar21

    Lawyer Feygin hopes for international assistance in Sushchenko`s case

    Mark Feygin, the Russian lawyer of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko remanded in custody in Russia, says the negotiations on the exchange or release of his client are underway, and the journalist`s defense hopes for international assistance in this case, 112 Ukraine TV channel reported. ”Negotiations on Sushchenko`s exchange or release – no...

    FBI confirms probe of Russia meddling ongoing
    Mar20

    FBI confirms probe of Russia meddling ongoing

    FBI Director James Comey confirms publicly for the first time the Bureau is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, BBC News reports. The inquiry will include any potential coordination between Trump campaign associates and Russia`s government, according to BBC News. ”I have been authorized by the DOJ...

    SBU chief says entry ban papers drafted against Russia`s Eurovision pick
    Mar20

    SBU chief says entry ban papers drafted against Russia`s Eurovision pick

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has prepared papers prohibiting entry into Ukraine of Eurovision 2017 participant from Russia Yulia Samoilova, SBU Head Vasyl Hrytsak told reporters on Monday, March 20, according to 112 Ukraine TV channel. ”As of now, the decision regarding her entry ban has not yet been made, but I will reveal the secret...

    Polish lawyer charged with spying for Russia convicted to 4 years in prison
    Mar20

    Polish lawyer charged with spying for Russia convicted to 4 years in prison

    Warsaw`s District Court has sentenced a lawyer to a four-year prison term on spying charges, according to PAP. The lawyer was convicted for spying in favor of Russia`s military intelligence, GRU, the act which inflicted damage to Poland, PAP reports. However, the convict does plead guilty. The prosecution requested a six-year term. It is noted...

    Ukraine says Russia hasn`t fulfilled single clause of Minsk accords
    Mar20

    Ukraine says Russia hasn`t fulfilled single clause of Minsk accords

    Press secretary of Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mariana Betsa insists Russia has not fulfilled a single clause of the Minsk peace agreements on Donbas. ”Moscow has no political will at all to fulfill them,” she said in a statement posted on the ministry`s Facebook page on Saturday evening. ”The situation in Donbas remains extremely...

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