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    Russia sends more warplanes to Syria amid world anger at “barbarous” strikes
    Oct01

    Russia sends more warplanes to Syria amid world anger at “barbarous” strikes

    Russia is sending more warplanes to Syria to ramp up its campaign of air strikes, a Russian newspaper reported on Friday, as Moscow defied global censure over an escalation that Western countries say has torpedoed diplomacy, according to Reuters. U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel described the Russian and Syrian...

    Ukrainian government expects 2017 budget to be passed by December 1
    Oct01

    Ukrainian government expects 2017 budget to be passed by December 1

    The Ukrainian government hopes that the national budget for 2017 will be passed before December 1, 2016, as it is required by laws, according to the government`s press service. ”We expect that the bill on the national budget for 2017 will be adopted by December 1, 2016, as it is stipulated in the law. We should begin a new budget year on...

    Danyliuk says meeting with Russians over Yanukovych`s debt possible. Germany, IMF to mediate
    Oct01

    Danyliuk says meeting with Russians over Yanukovych`s debt possible. Germany, IMF to mediate

    Ukraine has not received any formal proposals yet to hold a meeting with the Russian side to discuss the settlement of the issue in relation to the debt of $3 billion on Eurobonds issued under the Yanukovych`s regime, Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk told journalists. ”There was information from the Minister of Finance of the Russian...

    Ukraine expects to get EUR 600 mln from EU by year-end, 3rd tranche postponed until 2017
    Oct01

    Ukraine expects to get EUR 600 mln from EU by year-end, 3rd tranche postponed until 2017

    Ukraine expects to receive the second tranche of macro-financial assistance from the European Union in the amount of $600 million until the end of the year, Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk said at a press conference. According to the minister, Ukraine must fulfill a number of conditions to receive these funds. At the same time,...

    ”Ceasefire” in Donbas: Russian proxies once again increase number of attacks
    Oct01

    ”Ceasefire” in Donbas: Russian proxies once again increase number of attacks

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 33 times in the past 24 hours, including 10 times in the Mariupol sector, 11 times in the Donetsk sector and 12 times in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Luhansk sector, the enemy...

    Crimean Tatars Mejlis ban: Chubarov says Russia to be sued in ECHR
    Sep30

    Crimean Tatars Mejlis ban: Chubarov says Russia to be sued in ECHR

    Member of Parliament from the Petro Poroshenko Bloc and Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Refat Chubarov said the claim is going to be lodged with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) against the Russian Federation over the Russian ban on Mejlis. ”The lawsuit will be filed in the near future, as soon as the lawyers prepare...

    Russia launches probe against Right Sector leaders for ”crimes against Russian-speakers”
    Sep30

    Russia launches probe against Right Sector leaders for ”crimes against Russian-speakers”

    The Russian Investigative Committee has initiated criminal proceedings against the leaders of the Right Sector Dmytro Yarosh, Andriy Tarasenko, Andriy Stempytskiy, Valeriy Voronov, Artem Skoropadskiy and other individuals for ”crimes against Russia and Russian-speaking population,” according to the Investigative Committee of the Russian...

    European Parliament, European Commission and European Council to discuss relations with Russia
    Sep30

    European Parliament, European Commission and European Council to discuss relations with Russia

    The European Parliament will discuss with the European Commission and the European Council the relations with Russia in the framework of preparations for the upcoming EU summit, Head of Press Unit at European Parliament Marjory van den Broeke told a press conference in Brussels Friday, according to an UNIAN correspondent. She said that the...

    Kremlin spokesman names conditions for holding Normandy Four meeting
    Sep30

    Kremlin spokesman names conditions for holding Normandy Four meeting

    The Kremlin has said that the work at the ”expert level” is underway to prepare for the meeting of the Normandy Four leaders at the highest level – the Heads of Ukraine, Germany, France and Russia, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Friday, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia. ”It [the Normandy Four...

    Dutch government rebukes Russian ambassador over MH17 remarks
    Sep30

    Dutch government rebukes Russian ambassador over MH17 remarks

    The Dutch Foreign Ministry summoned Russia`s ambassador in The Hague for a diplomatic rebuke on Friday after Moscow made remarks critical of the criminal investigation into the MH17 crash, according to Reuters. Earlier this week, a team of international investigators presented findings showing that the missile launcher used to shoot down MH17...

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