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    EU ready to consider sanctions against Russian MPs ”elected” in occupied Crimea
    Oct08

    EU ready to consider sanctions against Russian MPs ”elected” in occupied Crimea

    The European Union is ready to consider the imposition of sanctions against the so-called deputies of the State Duma, which had been ”elected” in the Russian-annexed Crimea, that`s according to Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine Serhiy Petukhov and First Deputy Minister of Information Policy Emine Dzhaparova who spoke after the completion of...

    Ukraine passes legislation to counter hostile business takeovers
    Oct08

    Ukraine passes legislation to counter hostile business takeovers

    The Ukrainian parliament adopted a bill in first reading, which was developed with the participation of the Justice Ministry and is aimed at countering hostile takeover attempts on Ukrainian enterprises. Some 271 Ukrainian MPs voted for the adoption of bill No. 5067 on amendments to certain legislative acts of Ukraine concerning the improvement...

    Ukraine presents to London court evidence of Russian pressure during receipt of ”Yanukovych debt”
    Oct08

    Ukraine presents to London court evidence of Russian pressure during receipt of ”Yanukovych debt”

    The Ukrainian Ministry of Finance, acting on behalf of the State, today, October 7, presented to the English court the evidence in the case regarding the Ukrainian debt over $3 billion worth of Eurobonds repurchased by the Russian Federation in December 2013 in line with the agreement between Russian President Vladimir Putin and then President of...

    Russian S-400 put in full operation in annexed Crimea – Russian Ministry of Defense
    Oct08

    Russian S-400 put in full operation in annexed Crimea – Russian Ministry of Defense

    The new Russian anti-aircraft missile systems have been put on combat duty in the annexed Crimea, the press service of the Southern Military District of the Russian Ministry of Defense reported October 7. ”In the middle of 2016, a regimental kit of the anti-aircraft missile system S-400 Triumph and an anti-aircraft missile-gun system Pantsyr-S...

    National Bank of Ukraine forecasts profitable banking sector in 2017
    Oct08

    National Bank of Ukraine forecasts profitable banking sector in 2017

    Head of the National Bank of Ukraine`s Financial Stability Department Vitaliy Vavryshchuk has stated that Ukraine`s banking sector is expected to demonstrate a positive financial result by the end of 2017. ”The financial performance of the banking sector as a whole will remain quite volatile. We will observe some significant changes from month to...

    Russian, Syrian strikes in Syria demand war crimes probe – Kerry
    Oct08

    Russian, Syrian strikes in Syria demand war crimes probe – Kerry

    Russian and Syrian actions such as bombing hospitals in Syria cry out for a war crimes investigation, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday, according to Reuters. ”Last night, the [Syrian] regime attacked yet another hospital and 20 people were killed and 100 people were wounded. Russia, and the regime, owe the world more than an...

    Russian Su-27 fighter jet violates Estonian airspace – NATO envoy
    Oct08

    Russian Su-27 fighter jet violates Estonian airspace – NATO envoy

    Russian military`s Sukhoi Su-27 violated Estonia`s airspace, the Estonian ambassador to NATO said Friday on Twitter. This comes a day after Finland accused Russia of breaching its airspace, IBTimes reports. It was not immediately clear when the latest violation happened, however, according to Ambassador Lauri Lepik`s Twitter feed, Russia`s...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 30 times in last day, fire artillery on Avdiyivka
    Oct07

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 30 times in last day, fire artillery on Avdiyivka

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 30 times in the past 24 hours, including 16 in the Mariupol sector, 10 barrages in the Luhansk sector, and four in the Donetsk sector, according to the press center of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. In the Donetsk sector, Russia`s hybrid military force...

    Three arrested in alleged scheme to export sensitive U.S. technology to Russia
    Oct07

    Three arrested in alleged scheme to export sensitive U.S. technology to Russia

    A U.S. citizen and two Russian nationals were arrested on Thursday on charges relating to the alleged illegal export of sensitive military technology from the United States to Russia, the Justice Department said, as reported by Reuters. The department said Alexey Barysheff of Brooklyn, New York – a naturalized U.S. citizen – was...

    Russia formally charges Ukrainian journalist Sushchenko with espionage
    Oct07

    Russia formally charges Ukrainian journalist Sushchenko with espionage

    The investigation has indicted Ukrainian journalist of Ukrinform news agency Roman Sushchenko for espionage, according to the journalist`s lawyer, Mark Feygin, TASS reports. ”He was charged,” Feygin said. According to the lawyer, the investigator continued to read out the indictment as he spoke. As UNIAN reported earlier, the Russian Federal...

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