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    Big Japanese companies began economic activities in Ukraine – Japanese Ambassador
    Jan12

    Big Japanese companies began economic activities in Ukraine – Japanese Ambassador

    On January 11, 2017, Japanese Ambassador to Kyiv Shigeki Sumi held a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. A decree on celebrating the Year of Japan in Ukraine was signed and the President of Ukraine expressed his gratitude to Japan in support the independence and territorial integrity of Ukraine, according to the presidential press...

    All sides has to respect Ukraine’s independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity – EU Council President Donald Tusk
    Jan11

    All sides has to respect Ukraine’s independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity – EU Council President Donald Tusk

    European Council President Donald Tusk and Prime Minister of New Zealand Bill English held a meeting in Brussels on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. Leaders of the European Union and New Zealand have discussed a role New Zealand has played in the UN Security Council over the last two years, among others conflict in Syria and Ukraine, economic sanctions...

    The UN International Tribunal on Crimea maritime to begin in 2017, annexation of Crimea by Russia is not in question
    Jan10

    The UN International Tribunal on Crimea maritime to begin in 2017, annexation of Crimea by Russia is not in question

    Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine for European Integration Olena Zerkal states that the tribunal within the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, which will study the issues related to Crimea, to start work in the middle of 2017, and will announce their verdict in 2019-2021. “We have completed all the necessary pre-trial procedures. The...

    European Commission suspects Russia in cyber attacks on EU servers
    Jan09

    European Commission suspects Russia in cyber attacks on EU servers

    During 2016 there were recorded more than one hundred attempts of cyber attacks on European Commission. Eighty percent of them, didn’t make critical damage to the servers, because the data protection systems worked properly, reports the Financial Times with a reference to its informed source. “It’s clear that many institutions across...

    EU company has to be involved in Ukrainian gas transit – Naftogaz
    Jan08

    EU company has to be involved in Ukrainian gas transit – Naftogaz

    The head of the oil and gas company National Joint-Stock Company (NJSC) Naftogaz of Ukraine, Andriy Kobolyev states that Ukraine needs to get a European company to manage its natural gas transportation system to keep its status as a transit country . “The ultimate goal of the process of creating a separate GTS operator is to involve a...

    Ukraine prepares a report to PACE about illegal detention of Sushchenko and Sentsov in Russia
    Jan07

    Ukraine prepares a report to PACE about illegal detention of Sushchenko and Sentsov in Russia

    At the PACE (Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe) session in Strasbourg, France in January 2017, the Ukrainian delegation will raise the issue of illegal detention of Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko and film director Oleg Sentsov in Russia, as well as persecution of Crimean journalist Mykola Semena and Crimean Tatar media in...

    German security agency accuses Russia in cyber attacks on the OSCE
    Jan07

    German security agency accuses Russia in cyber attacks on the OSCE

    The office for the protection of Constitution of Germany came to the conclusion that in large-scale hacker attack on the servers of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in 2016 are suspected Russian hackers. As a result of attack on the OSCE computers the hackers could gain access to classified documents of the...

    The Security Service of Ukraine can’t ban President of Moldova to entry Ukraine despite his pro-Russian statement
    Jan07

    The Security Service of Ukraine can’t ban President of Moldova to entry Ukraine despite his pro-Russian statement

    The Head of the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) Press Service Olena Gitlyanska states that the President of Moldova Igor Dodon who has told that the annexed Crimea belongs to the Russian Federation during his electoral campaign, cannot be forbidden to entry into Ukraine. The SSU says that Igor Dodon has a special status of border crossing as...

    EU complains about the weakening economy because of sanctions against Russia
    Jan06

    EU complains about the weakening economy because of sanctions against Russia

    The Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO) sates that the European Union (EU) economy in 2015 lost in economic activity EUR 17.6 billion ($18.6 billion) including because of sanctions against the Russian Federation. In particularly in Austria 36% of the negative impact on economic activity with Russia could be attributed to the sanctions....

    The U.S. potential Ambassador to Russia tells how to finish Crimea crisis: pay compensation to Ukraine or hold a new referendum with the US assistance
    Jan06

    The U.S. potential Ambassador to Russia tells how to finish Crimea crisis: pay compensation to Ukraine or hold a new referendum with the US assistance

    The former United States Secretary of State Henry Kissinger’s Advisor Thomas Graham, a possible candidate for the post of the new United States Ambassador to the Russian Federation, gave pieces of advice how to make Crimea Russian. In an interview to the Voice of America he states that the Crimean crisis must be resolved in the near future: “I...

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