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    Russian “provocation” risk worries Estonia amid U.S. transition
    Dec02

    Russian “provocation” risk worries Estonia amid U.S. transition

    Estonia is braced for ”provocations” from neighboring Russia, which it says could seek to undermine Western solidarity during Donald Trump`s transition to the U.S. presidency, according to Bloomberg. Instability in the Baltic region has risen because of ”the growing aggressiveness of Russia`s regime over several years,” according to Estonian...

    Russia confirms loss of Progress cargo ship: Future launches may be affected
    Dec02

    Russia confirms loss of Progress cargo ship: Future launches may be affected

    The Russian Progress cargo spacecraft was lost at an altitude of 190 kilometers over the Republic of Tuva in southern Siberia, the press service of Russia`s state space corporation Roscosmos said on Thursday, TASS reports. ”According to preliminary information, the spaceship was lost as a result of a contingency situation at an altitude of 190...

    Oil prices dip after OPEC-Russia output cut deal, focus swings to implementation
    Dec02

    Oil prices dip after OPEC-Russia output cut deal, focus swings to implementation

    Oil prices slipped on Friday as some investors opted to cash out after Brent touched 16-month a high on Thursday, with optimism over this weekэs OPEC-Russia accord on cutting output giving way to questions on the ”sticking point” of implementing the deal, according to Reuters. International Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were trading at $53.36 per...

    Ukrainian Bank for Reconstruction and Development sold to Chinese investor for almost UAH 83 mln
    Dec02

    Ukrainian Bank for Reconstruction and Development sold to Chinese investor for almost UAH 83 mln

    The State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPF) chief Ihor Bilous said Wednesday it had sold at a second-try auction a state-owned Ukrainian Bank for Reconstruction and Development (UBRD) to China`s Bohai Commodity Exchange Co., Ltd. (BOCE). The bank was sold at a starting price as the bidding had just one participant, Bilous reported on the results of...

    Antonov engineer detained after attempt to smuggle structural drawings of planes, helicopters from Ukraine
    Dec02

    Antonov engineer detained after attempt to smuggle structural drawings of planes, helicopters from Ukraine

    Ukrainian border guards December 1 detained at the Ukrainian-Russian border in Kharkiv region an engineer of the state-owned aircraft design bureau Antonov who tried to smuggle to Russia structural drawings of airplanes and helicopters, the press office of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine has told UNIAN. ”During the border control...

    Hot spot in Mariupol sector in last day, militants use banned artillery
    Dec01

    Hot spot in Mariupol sector in last day, militants use banned artillery

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 30 times in the past 24 hours, focusing on the Mariupol sector, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size ”In the Mariupol sector, the militants used 122mm artillery systems, 120mm and 82mm mortars...

    Russian Progress cargo ship Russian cargo space ship falls to Earth after contact was lost. Video
    Dec01

    Russian Progress cargo ship Russian cargo space ship falls to Earth after contact was lost. Video

    The Russian space agency Roscosmos reported it had lost contact with its Progress MS-04 cargo ship launched on Soyuz-U carrier earlier today, December 1, to the International Space Station orbiting Earth. ”Today, after the launch of the Soyuz-U carrier, telemetry with a transport cargo ship Progress MS-04 was lost from the 383rd second....

    ”Protection” of Russians abroad, strengthening propaganda: Putin approves Russia`s new foreign policy concept
    Dec01

    ”Protection” of Russians abroad, strengthening propaganda: Putin approves Russia`s new foreign policy concept

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved a new concept of Russia`s foreign policy. A relevant document repealing the effect of the previous Russian foreign policy concept of February 12, 2013 was published on the official website of the Russian legal information. In particular, the document provides for efforts to strengthen positions of the...

    Pro-Ukrainian blogger arrested in militant-held Luhansk
    Dec01

    Pro-Ukrainian blogger arrested in militant-held Luhansk

    Russian-backed militants arrested a pro-Ukrainian blogger Eduard Nedeliayev in the occupied city of Luhansk. He is allegedly accused of a cooperation with Ukrainian secret services and the Aidar battalion, Ukraine Today reported. As the so-called ”Ministry of state security” of the non-recognized ”Luhansk people`s republic” claims, the man was...

    Poroshenko to visit Poland on Dec 2
    Dec01

    Poroshenko to visit Poland on Dec 2

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will make an official visit to the Republic of Poland on December 2, 2016, according to the president`s press service. The visit will take place at the invitation of President of Poland Andrzej Duda and will be dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Poland`s recognition of independence of Ukraine, the press...

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