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    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...

    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...

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