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    U.S. returns part of Okinawa island to Japan
    Dec23

    U.S. returns part of Okinawa island to Japan

    The return of land on Okinawa`s Northern Training Area will reduce the footprint of U.S. forces on the Japanese island by 20%, U.S. Department of Defense reports, according to Ukraine Today. The land that used to be a training area was returned during a ceremony hosted by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at his office in Tokyo, Ukraine Today...

    Ukraine to be ”technologically” ready to introduce visa regime with Russia – Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Dec23

    Ukraine to be ”technologically” ready to introduce visa regime with Russia – Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine will be technologically ready to introduce a visa regime with Russia if the relevant political decision is taken, said spokesperson for the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry Mariana Betsa, 112 Ukraine TV channel reported. ”Indeed, we are analyzing this issue, it is not new to us. In any case, the Foreign...

    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to pay U.S. Government $519 mln for allegedly bribing foreign officials, including in Ukraine
    Dec23

    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to pay U.S. Government $519 mln for allegedly bribing foreign officials, including in Ukraine

    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries agreed to pay more than $519 million to settle U.S. criminal and civil allegations that the company bribed overseas officials to gain business for its medications, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Thursday, Reuters reports. The company paid millions of dollars in bribes to officials in Mexico, Russia and...

    Ukrainian Member of Parliament Bereza chosen Ukraine`s representative in PACE to replace Savchenko
    Dec23

    Ukrainian Member of Parliament Bereza chosen Ukraine`s representative in PACE to replace Savchenko

    Ukrainian Member of Parliament Boryslav Bereza will represent Ukraine in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) after MP Nadiia Savchenko was expelled from the Ukrainian delegation to PACE, according to TV Channel 112 Ukraine. ”Today`s voting [on the exclusion of Savchenko from the delegation] shows that Savchenko – this is...

    Lithuania found Russian spyware on its government computers
    Dec22

    Lithuania found Russian spyware on its government computers

    The Baltic state of Lithuania, on the frontline of growing tensions between the West and Russia, says the Kremlin is responsible for cyber attacks that have hit government computers over the last two years, according to Reuters. The head of cyber security told Reuters three cases of Russian spyware on its government computers had been discovered...

    After assassination of the Russian ambassador, Turkey and Russia are only getting closer
    Dec22

    After assassination of the Russian ambassador, Turkey and Russia are only getting closer

    The assassination of Russia`s ambassador to Turkey on Monday might have been expected to derail a fragile detente between the regimes of Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Instead, it has served to underline a budding alliance that could have the effect of excluding the United States from the endgame of Syria`s civil war and critically...

    Rada approves development of transport corridor bypassing Russia
    Dec22

    Rada approves development of transport corridor bypassing Russia

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has ratified the Protocol amending the multilateral agreement on international transport on the development of the Europe-Caucasus-Asia corridor bypassing Russia. The adoption of bill No. 0118 ”On ratification of the Protocol on Amendments to the Basic Multilateral Agreement on International Transportation for...

    Ukrainian Parliament dismisses Nadia Savchenko from PACE delegation
    Dec22

    Ukrainian Parliament dismisses Nadia Savchenko from PACE delegation

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has abolished the beyond-quota election of MP Nadia Savchenko to its delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), according to an UNIAN correspondent. Resolution No. 5572 on amending the decree ”On the appeal of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to international organizations and...

    U.S. State Depatment issues terrorist threat alert throughout Europe ahead of Christmas
    Dec22

    U.S. State Depatment issues terrorist threat alert throughout Europe ahead of Christmas

    The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, particularly during the holiday season. U.S. citizens should exercise caution at holiday festivals, events, and outdoor markets, according to the statement by the U.S. Department of State. ”Credible information indicates the Islamic State...

    Psychological, physical pressure imposed on Ukrainians at Russian border checkpoints – State Border Guard Service
    Dec22

    Psychological, physical pressure imposed on Ukrainians at Russian border checkpoints – State Border Guard Service

    Citizens of Ukraine, who under various circumstances are compelled to make frequent trips to Russia, complain of psychological and even physical pressure from the law enforcement agencies of the aggressor state, according to the press secretary of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, Oleh Slobodian. He noted that the Russian special...

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