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    Kremlin says Russia will accept Hague court ruling
    Mar09

    Kremlin says Russia will accept Hague court ruling

    Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov claims the Kremlin will accept a decision to be made the International Court of Justice in The Hague on Ukraine`s claim, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia. ”The Russian side is a party to this trial. If Russia did not recognize a ruling of the court, then, accordingly, it would not...

    Ukraine may get Island-class boats from NATO
    Mar09

    Ukraine may get Island-class boats from NATO

    First Deputy Commander of the Ukrainian Navy Andriy Tarasov says the Ukrainian Navy can significantly beef up its combat potential if NATO member states hand over their Island-class patrol boats to the Ukrainian side, according to Odesa-based Channel 7. Negotiations regarding the transfer of boats and ships of NATO member states are under way, he...

    EP Committee votes for visa waivers for Ukraine
    Mar09

    EP Committee votes for visa waivers for Ukraine

    The European Parliament`s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs has voted for the wording of a legislative act on a visa-free regime for Ukraine that was agreed upon in the framework of inter-institutional negotiations, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels. The voting took place at a Committee meeting in Brussels on...

    Russia TV crew offer money to young Swedes to cause trouble on camera – media
    Mar09

    Russia TV crew offer money to young Swedes to cause trouble on camera – media

    Local youths from the troubled Stockholm suburb of Rinkeby have told the Danish state-owned radio service Radio24syv that journalists from a Russian TV station offered them money to cause trouble in front of the camera. They offered 400 Swedish kroner for causing ”action” in front of the camera, two of the young men told Radio24syv. ”They came to...

    International Court of Justice hearing: Ukraine`s rep cites arguments in favor of imposing provisional measures against Russia
    Mar08

    International Court of Justice hearing: Ukraine`s rep cites arguments in favor of imposing provisional measures against Russia

    Representative of Ukraine in the International Court of Justice in The Hague Dr. Harold Hongju Koh accused Russia`s agent of distorting facts and regulations, and urged the Court to urgently introduce provisional measures against the Russian Federation, an UNIAN correspondent reports. Dr Koh said the ICJ was faced with a tragic situation...

    EU to extend anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine next week – journalist
    Mar08

    EU to extend anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine next week – journalist

    The European Union will extend sanctions next week due to Russia`s threat to the territorial integrity of Ukraine, according to RFE/RL correspondent in Brussels Rikard Jozwiak. ”EU will next week extend sanctions on 150 people and 37 entities from Ukraine and Russia who have threatened the territorial integrity of Ukraine,” Jozwiak wrote on...

    Ex-British spy who complied unproven Trump dossier surfaces
    Mar08

    Ex-British spy who complied unproven Trump dossier surfaces

    A former British spy who compiled an explosive and unproven dossier on President Donald Trump`s purported activities in Russia has returned to work, according to the Associated Press. A 52-year-old Christopher Steele said Tuesday he is ”really pleased” to be back in his London office after a prolonged period out of public view. He went into...

    3rd day of ICJ hearings in The Hague: Ukraine comments on Russia`s ”arguments”
    Mar08

    3rd day of ICJ hearings in The Hague: Ukraine comments on Russia`s ”arguments”

    The International Court of Justice in The Hague is holding the third day of hearings in a Ukraine vs Russia case, where Kyiv insists on introducing provisional measures against the Russian Federation. Today, Ukraine will express its objections to the arguments submitted by Russian agents yesterday, March 7, according to an UNIAN correspondent in...

    Little-known firm acquires Russia license to produce gas in occupied Crimea – media
    Mar08

    Little-known firm acquires Russia license to produce gas in occupied Crimea – media

    A little-known privately owned oil and gas company, LLC Novye Proekty (New Projects), has acquired a Russian license for exploration and production of oil and gas on the Black Sea shelf of Russian-occupied Crimea, according to the Russian newspaper Kommersant. Businessman Anton Dornostup is the company`s chief owner, according to official...

    Canada renews military commitments to Ukraine
    Mar08

    Canada renews military commitments to Ukraine

    Canada`s Minister of National Defense Harjit S. Sajjan and Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland on March 6 announced the extension of Operation UNIFIER, the Canadian Armed Forces military training mission in Ukraine, until the end of March 2019, according to the Canadian government. ”Together with our allies and the Government of...

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