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    Ukraine refuses to pay compensation for Belavia plane`s return – media
    Dec03

    Ukraine refuses to pay compensation for Belavia plane`s return – media

    UkSATSE, the Ukrainian air traffic controller, is not holding negotiations with Belarusian air carrier Belavia on any compensation for the return of their passenger jet, which was heading to Minsk, back to Kyiv, that`s according to Belavia`s response to the request of the Ukrainian media, Belarus Partisan outlet reports. The report says the...

    Ukraine informs NATO on signs of possible transporting chemical weapons from Syria to Crimea
    Dec03

    Ukraine informs NATO on signs of possible transporting chemical weapons from Syria to Crimea

    During their visit to NATO Headquarters, the Ukrainian delegation handed over the Allies information, which indicates possible transportation of chemical weapons from Syria to the occupied Crimea, head of Ukraine`s Permanent Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, MP Iryna Friz (BPP) has told UNIAN. ”We handed over an analytical report on...

    Slovakia to increase capacity for gas exports to Ukraine
    Dec03

    Slovakia to increase capacity for gas exports to Ukraine

    Slovakia`s gas operator Eustream has announced an increase of gas exports to Ukraine by 2.8 million cubic meters, according to the company`s report. The operator of Slovakia`s gas transportation system, Eustream, will increase capacity for gas transmission to Ukraine in the first quarter of 2017 by 2.8 million cubic meters per day, the company...

    Ukrainian and Polish Presidents criticize European Commission`s move to grant Gazprom access to OPAL
    Dec02

    Ukrainian and Polish Presidents criticize European Commission`s move to grant Gazprom access to OPAL

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and President of Poland Andrzej Duda on Friday, December 2, delivered a Joint Statement calling for the revision of the European Commission`s decision that allows Gazprom to increase volume of gas supply to Europe bypassing Ukraine. ”Ukraine and the Republic of Poland were stunned by the European Commission`s...

    Russia denies OSCE members access to Ukrainian journalist Sushchenko
    Dec02

    Russia denies OSCE members access to Ukrainian journalist Sushchenko

    OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatovic says the Russian authorities have not allowed OSCE members to visit illegally imprisoned Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko. ”On November 3, I wrote to the Foreign Minister again raising the case of Roman Sushchenko, a Paris correspondent of the Ukrainian National News Agency,...

    Son of Ukrainian journalist detained in Russia asks to free his dad
    Dec02

    Son of Ukrainian journalist detained in Russia asks to free his dad

    Maksym, son of Ukrinform reporter Roman Sushchenko had recorded a video message, where he asks for help to free his father from a Russian prison, in a desperate attempt to make the Russian authorities reconsider their illegal move to arrest the Ukrainian man, Ukraine Today reports. The message of Maksym Sushchenko was published by Russian lawyer...

    Ukraine, Poland step up defense cooperation
    Dec02

    Ukraine, Poland step up defense cooperation

    A General Agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the Republic of Poland on Cooperation in Defense Sphere was signed on Friday, December 2, according to the Ukrainian president`s press service. The document was signed by Minister of Defense of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak and Minister of National Defense of Poland...

    Boris Johnson: UK will not normalize relations with Moscow – media
    Dec02

    Boris Johnson: UK will not normalize relations with Moscow – media

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says that Britain is prepared to be tough with Russia, according to The Guardian. In his first set piece speech as foreign secretary, he will set out a strong warning to Russia that the UK will not normalize relations with Moscow, or buckle over Ukraine or Syria, adding that he fully supports Donald Trump,...

    Russia says foreign spies plan cyber attack on banking system
    Dec02

    Russia says foreign spies plan cyber attack on banking system

    Russia said on Friday it had uncovered a plot by foreign spy agencies to sow chaos in Russia`s banking system via a coordinated wave of cyber attacks and fake social media reports about banks going bust, according to Reuters. Russia`s domestic intelligence agency, the Federal Security Service (FSB), said in a statement that the servers to be used...

    Tusk says Russia sanctions likely to be extended
    Dec02

    Tusk says Russia sanctions likely to be extended

    The head of the European Union`s executive body has said he expects EU sanctions against Russia to be extended next year, but that it will be harder to do that in the future, according to Radio Liberty. Donald Tusk, who is president of the European Council and a former Polish prime minister, made the comments in an interview broadcast on December...

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