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    The U.S. Treasury Department eases sanctions against Russia
    Feb03

    The U.S. Treasury Department eases sanctions against Russia

    The USA Treasury Department announces the easing of sanctions on Russia and allowed the U.S companies to interact the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB) The U.S. Treasury Department published Cyber-related General License (GL) 1 and said that sanctions were adjusted to gain approval to import information technology products...

    Hungarian government promises Putin to lift sanctions on Russia and hopes Trump won’t provide pressure
    Feb02

    Hungarian government promises Putin to lift sanctions on Russia and hopes Trump won’t provide pressure

    On February 2, 2017, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has come with the official visit to Hungary and met with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. This is the second Putin’s official visit to Budapest in two years since the introduction of sanctions against the Russia Federation because of its illegal annexation of Crimea...

    Kremlin states the escalation in Donbas is the additional opportunity to improve relations with the U.S.
    Feb01

    Kremlin states the escalation in Donbas is the additional opportunity to improve relations with the U.S.

    The Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov states that the escalation of the conflict on the contact line in Donbas can be cause for the immediate resumption of cooperation between Russia and the United States, according to Lenta.ru. Dmitry Peskov reminded that the Russian President Vladimir Putin and the USA President Donald Trump in a recent telephone...

    EU three-year anti-corruption program to be launched in Ukraine on February
    Jan30

    EU three-year anti-corruption program to be launched in Ukraine on February

    Foreign Minister of Denmark Anders Samuelsen announces that Denmark will begin implementing the anti-corruption scheme of the European Union (EU) in Ukraine from February 1, 2017. Denmark as the Europe’s least corrupt country will officially head the EU anti-corruption program in Ukraine. “As Europe’s least corrupt country, we come to...

    German Minister-President of Bavaria calls to lift sanctions against Russia in 2017
    Jan30

    German Minister-President of Bavaria calls to lift sanctions against Russia in 2017

    Minister-President of Bavaria , Germany, the head of Germany’s Christian Social Union in Bavaria party, Horst Seehofer, stated that sanctions imposed against the Russian Federation by the EU and the USA for Russian illegal annexation of Crimea and Russian military actions in Ukraine had to be lifted in 2017, according to Bild am Sonntag. Horst...

    The International Federation of Journalists demands to release Ukrainian journalists illegally imprisoned in Russia
    Jan29

    The International Federation of Journalists demands to release Ukrainian journalists illegally imprisoned in Russia

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), human rights groups urge Russian authorities to stop persecuting Ukrainian journalists Mykola Semena and Roman Sushchenko who are are facing jail following charges by the Russian authorities of separatism and espionage, according to EFJ. @IFJGlobal and...

    Russia isn’t to blame for MH17, because “They say it wasn’t them” – Trump
    Jan28

    Russia isn’t to blame for MH17, because “They say it wasn’t them” – Trump

    The U.S. President Donald Trump doesn’t believe in investigation evidences that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down by a Russian-made rocket and warhead, according to CNN. On Tuesday report from Dutch investigators is said that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down in 2014 by a Russian-made rocket. The U.S. government assesses...

    The EU General Court recognized Russian government company in supplying heavy weapons to Donbas and decided to freeze its funds
    Jan27

    The EU General Court recognized Russian government company in supplying heavy weapons to Donbas and decided to freeze its funds

    The General Court of the European Union (EGC) makes provision for the freezing of funds of the Russian Almaz-Antey anti-aircraft weaponry manufacture (‘Almaz-Antey’) because it supplies arms to Donbas, Ukraine, states the report of the Judgment of the General Court (9th chamber) from January 25, 2017. “Almaz-Antey is a Russian stateowned company....

    Poland issued an ultimatum demanding an immediate lift the ban for the Polish Mayor of Przemyśl to enter Ukraine
    Jan26

    Poland issued an ultimatum demanding an immediate lift the ban for the Polish Mayor of Przemyśl to enter Ukraine

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland Jan Dziedziczak states that if the ban to enter Ukraine for the Polish Mayor of Przemyśl Robert Choma isn’t cancelled immediately, Poland will not cooperate with Ukraine. “Without clarifying this situation, without the cancellation of this decision, it is difficult to imagine further...

    Russian aggression against Ukraine isn’t in Europe’s agenda in 2017 – PACE
    Jan25

    Russian aggression against Ukraine isn’t in Europe’s agenda in 2017 – PACE

    Thorbjørn Jagland, the 13th Secretary General of the Council of Europe, addressing the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in Strasbourg, France, with thirty minutes speech, didn’t point the Russian aggression against Ukraine in the list of problems. Populism, fake news, migration, Turkey, terrorism…my look ahead to...

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