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    Higher specialized court launches case into Russia`s armed aggression of Russia against Ukraine
    Oct29

    Higher specialized court launches case into Russia`s armed aggression of Russia against Ukraine

    The Higher Specialized Court of Ukraine for civil and criminal cases has opened proceedings to establish the fact of armed aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine, at the request of the head of Open Court Initiative, Stanislav Batrin, ZN.ua reports. The case is opened according to the court ruling of October 21 2016, which is not...

    Ukrainian troops in Avdiyivka being shelled heavily
    Oct29

    Ukrainian troops in Avdiyivka being shelled heavily

    Ukrainian troops stationed in the town of Avdiyivka, Donetsk region, are being shelled heavily; the attack began at about 23:00 local time on Friday, October 28, according to the Ukrainian-language service of Radio Liberty, which cites local residents. The report has been confirmed both by civil volunteers who are close to the town and by...

    Russia names conditions for talks on Ukraine`s $3 bln debt
    Oct29

    Russia names conditions for talks on Ukraine`s $3 bln debt

    Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov says he can only meet with his Ukrainian counterpart if Ukraine`s $3 billion debt to Russia is designated as sovereign, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”A meeting should be held with Ukraine in case there is an effect from such a meeting. We may expect the results solely in case the debt [to Russia]...

    Lithuania issues manual on what to do if Russia invades
    Oct29

    Lithuania issues manual on what to do if Russia invades

    The Lithuanian government on Friday issued a 75-page guide on what to do if the country is invaded, entitled ”Prepare to survive emergencies and war,” according to CNN. ”Attention needs to be paid to the actions of the neighboring country – Russia,” says the manual, CNN reported. ”This country does not hesitate to use a military force against its...

    Ukraine-Hungary trade grows by 11% in eight months
    Oct29

    Ukraine-Hungary trade grows by 11% in eight months

    Hungary`s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto says that trade between Hungary and Ukraine grew by 11% January through August 2016, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”Trade between our countries rose by 11%,” he said at a press conference with Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin in Kyiv on Friday. Szijjarto...

    Russia not re-elected to UN Human Rights Council
    Oct29

    Russia not re-elected to UN Human Rights Council

    Russia was not re-elected to the Geneva-based United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Friday, October 28, for the first time since its inception in 2006, according to Russian media outlets. This means that the country should leave the Council after its three-year term is over, which will happen at the end of 2016. Russia, which received...

    Poroshenko extends moratorium on farmland sale until 2018
    Oct29

    Poroshenko extends moratorium on farmland sale until 2018

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed into law a bill on prolongation of a moratorium on the sale and purchase of arable land in Ukraine until 2018, according to the presidential press service. Respective bill No. 5123-1 on amendments to Section 10 ”Transitional Provisions” of the Land Code of Ukraine, which extends the ban on the sale...

    Death in Washington of ex-Russian press minister ruled accidental
    Oct28

    Death in Washington of ex-Russian press minister ruled accidental

    The unexplained death last year in Washington of Mikhail Lesin, a Russian media executive and former adviser to President Vladimir Putin, was accidental and caused partly by alcohol poisoning after days of heavy drinking, U.S. authorities said on Friday, according to Reuters. The death of Lesin, who was found in his hotel room on November 5,...

    France`s Engie strikes deal to reserve gas storage in Ukraine
    Oct28

    France`s Engie strikes deal to reserve gas storage in Ukraine

    October 28 French utility Engie said on Friday it would create a subsidiary in Ukraine and signed a deal with transmission system operator UkrTransGaz to reserve transport and gas storage capacities there, starting this winter, Reuters reports. Engie said it became Ukraine`s main Western supplier of natural gas in 2015, providing 3.5 billion...

    President of Ukraine and Prime Minister congratulate Ukrainians on Day of Ukraine`s liberation from Nazi occupation
    Oct28

    President of Ukraine and Prime Minister congratulate Ukrainians on Day of Ukraine`s liberation from Nazi occupation

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman came forward with an address to the nation on the 72nd anniversary of the liberation of the Ukrainian land from Nazi invaders. ”The victorious battle for Ukraine, which lasted for 22 long months, was a decisive factor in the defeat of the Nazi Germany and its allies,”...

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