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    Russia behind attempted Montenegro coup – Montenegrin prosecutor
    Feb20

    Russia behind attempted Montenegro coup – Montenegrin prosecutor

    Moscow orchestrated an attempted coup during Montenegro`s October 16 election in a bid to stop the country from joining NATO, a Montenegrin prosecutor said Sunday evening, according to POLITICO. ”So far we have had evidence that Russian nationalist structures were behind [the plot], but now also that Russian state bodies were involved at a...

    A back-channel plan for Ukraine and Russia, courtesy of Trump associates – The New York Times
    Feb20

    A back-channel plan for Ukraine and Russia, courtesy of Trump associates – The New York Times

    A week before Michael T. Flynn resigned as national security adviser, a sealed proposal was hand-delivered to his office, outlining a way for President Trump to lift sanctions against Russia, The New York Times reported. According to The New York Times, Andrii V. Artemenko, the Ukrainian lawmaker, who sees himself as a Trump-style leader of a...

    Oil prices flatline as U.S. drilling counters OPEC output cuts
    Feb20

    Oil prices flatline as U.S. drilling counters OPEC output cuts

    Oil prices held steady on Monday as investors gauged whether an increase in U.S. drilling rigs and record stockpiles would undermine efforts by producers to cut output and bring the market into balance, according to Reuters. Brent futures LCOc1 were down 5 cents at $55.75 a barrel at 0245 GMT, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude CLc1 was...

    U.S. Embassy in Ukraine: Russian recognition of ”Donetsk/ Luhansk People`s Republic” passports inconsistent with Minsk agreement
    Feb19

    U.S. Embassy in Ukraine: Russian recognition of ”Donetsk/ Luhansk People`s Republic” passports inconsistent with Minsk agreement

    The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv says that the recognition by Russia of passports issued by the self-proclaimed republics in eastern Ukraine – the so-called Donetsk People`s Republic (”DPR”) and Luhansk People`s Republic (”LPR”) – is inconsistent with the Minsk peace process. ”Russian recognition of documents from separatist `republics` [is] troubling...

    Trump must punish Russia for election interference – Senator Graham
    Feb19

    Trump must punish Russia for election interference – Senator Graham

    A senior U.S. Republican senator on Sunday urged President Donald Trump to take action against Russia over allegations that Moscow interfered in the election that brought him to power, according to ABC News. U.S. intelligence officials have told Trump that Moscow tried to influence voters by hacking Democratic emails and trolling social media...

    Russia watches U.S. reassure allies, and it`s disappointed – Bloomberg
    Feb19

    Russia watches U.S. reassure allies, and it`s disappointed – Bloomberg

    Shortly after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence pledged to ”hold Russia to account” while looking for common ground in a speech to European allies, a hawkish Russian legislator reached out to shake his hand as he passed through a crowded hotel corridor, according to Bloomberg. ”Mr. Vice President, I am from Moscow and we hope we will reach those...

    Russia`s recognition of ”DPR/LPR” passports another proof of violation of international law – Poroshenko
    Feb19

    Russia`s recognition of ”DPR/LPR” passports another proof of violation of international law – Poroshenko

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko says Putin`s decision to recognize the passports issued by the pseudo-authorities of the so-called ”DPR” and ”LPR” (Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics) is another evidence of Russian occupation and violation of international law, journalist quoted him as saying after talks with U.S. Vice President Mike...

    Russia recognises passports issued by militants from so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics
    Feb18

    Russia recognises passports issued by militants from so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics

    Russia has recognised the validity of the identity (ID) ”documents” issued by the authorities of the so-called ”DNR” and ”LPR” (Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics), according to a decree issued by Russian President Vladimir Putin. As reported, the decree is signed ”in order to protect the civil rights and freedoms.” It also refers to ”the...

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says Russia bears responsibility for war in Donbas (video)
    Feb18

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says Russia bears responsibility for war in Donbas (video)

    United States Vice President Mike Pence claims that the U.S. will continue to demand that Russia fulfill Minsk agreements on resolving the situation in eastern Ukraine. Watch @mike_pence's full address to the annual international security conference in Munich https://t.co/ObtU73alva — Sky News (@SkyNews) 18 лютого 2017 р. ”With regard...

    Normandy Four foreign ministers start talks in Munich
    Feb18

    Normandy Four foreign ministers start talks in Munich

    Foreign ministers of the Normandy Four have started negotiations in Munich on settlement of the situation in Donbas, according to an UNIAN correspondent. The talks are being held on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference with the participation of Foreign Ministers of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, Russia Sergey Lavrov, Germany Sigmar Gabriel,...

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