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    Russian Sberbank in Ukraine introduces new restrictions on cash withdrawals
    Mar16

    Russian Sberbank in Ukraine introduces new restrictions on cash withdrawals

    Russia`s PJSC Sberbank operating in Ukraine has introduced new, more stringent limitations for its clients on cash withdrawals, which have come in force today, March 16, according to the bank`s press service. Restrictions are introduced ”in the context of illegal actions against the bank by third parties,” the report says. New restrictions for...

    FSB resorts to mafia-style threats against Crimean Tatar detainee in occupied Crimea
    Mar16

    FSB resorts to mafia-style threats against Crimean Tatar detainee in occupied Crimea

    Russia`s FSB Security Service operatives on March 15 detained a Crimean Tatar Emil Mukhteremov in the town of Feodosia in the occupied Crimea, then took him to deserted area and forced him to dig a ”grave,” threatening to bury him there, Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, Ukrainian MP Refat Chubarov posted on Facebook. ”Today,...

    European Parliament calls for international format for talks on end of Crimea occupation
    Mar16

    European Parliament calls for international format for talks on end of Crimea occupation

    The European Parliament requests the consideration of an international format for talks on the end of the Russian occupation of Crimea and calls for further sanctions against those who are responsible for infringements on human rights in occupied areas of Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent. Such motions were articulated in a joint draft...

    Canada to build spaceport for launching Ukrainian rockets
    Mar16

    Canada to build spaceport for launching Ukrainian rockets

    Canadian Maritime Launch Services has confirmed plans to build a rocket spaceport in Nova Scotia that will be used to launch commercial satellites into space, including Ukrainian ones, according to CBC News. Nova Scotia is familiar with launching ships, but never quite like this, CBC News reported. The province could soon be the site of a...

    OSCE monitors spot 10 Grad launchers in uncontrolled areas in Donbas
    Mar16

    OSCE monitors spot 10 Grad launchers in uncontrolled areas in Donbas

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has reported that 10 Grad multiple rocket launchers, which are banned by the Minsk peace agreements on Donbas, were spotted in areas currently not controlled by the Ukrainian government in the east of the country. ”In areas currently not controlled by the Government, the Mission saw one...

    Poroshenko expects new $1 bln tranche from IMF in March
    Mar16

    Poroshenko expects new $1 bln tranche from IMF in March

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he expects a fourth disbursement worth US$1 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) in March. ”I can say for sure now that the IMF Executive Board will meet on March 20. As IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde promised me, we`ll get $1 billion, and I...

    U.S. envoy to United Nations: ”We should never trust Russia”
    Mar16

    U.S. envoy to United Nations: ”We should never trust Russia”

    In her first interview as United Nations ambassador, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told NBC News Wednesday that the threat of Russia shouldn`t be taken lightly. ”Take it seriously. We cannot trust Russia. We should never trust Russia,” she told NBC News, taking a harsher stance than President Donald Trump, who has suggested...

    Attacks on U.S.-linked Polish sites back higher cyber spending
    Mar15

    Attacks on U.S.-linked Polish sites back higher cyber spending

    Several Polish municipalities that have hosted U.S. troops under a planned NATO operation suffered cyber attacks in January, a senior government official told Reuters, saying it highlighted the need for Poland`s sharp increase in cyber-defense spending. Poland will spend about 1 billion zlotys ($250 million) a year on cyber security, several...

    Russian media reveal Churkin`s possible successor at United Nations
    Mar15

    Russian media reveal Churkin`s possible successor at United Nations

    Russia`s Permanent Representative to NATO, Alexander Grushko, is the main candidate for the post of Russia`s Permanent Representative to the UN, RIA Novosti reported, citing sources in the State Duma of the Russian Federation. ”The candidacy of Grushko is considered among the main ones for this post,” the source told RIA news agency. Another...

    Dzhemilev says occupation authorities may deport his wife from Crimea if she rejects Russian citizenship
    Mar15

    Dzhemilev says occupation authorities may deport his wife from Crimea if she rejects Russian citizenship

    The Ukrainian president`s envoy to the Crimean Tatar people and Crimean Tatar leader, Ukrainian MP Mustafa Dzhemilev says that his wife is threatened to be expelled from Crimea if she fails to obtain a Russian passport, according to a Ukrainian online news outlet Obozrevatel. ”We`ll talk to a lawyer, we`ll think of what can be done. But they may...

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