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    So-called Yalta Forum unlikely to bring investment to sanctioned Crimea – European Commission
    Apr25

    So-called Yalta Forum unlikely to bring investment to sanctioned Crimea – European Commission

    Unlawful ”international” events, like a recent economic forum in Yalta in Russia-occupied Crimea, which took place on April 20-22, will not bring foreign investment to the peninsula as it is under sanctions, according to a representative of the European Commission. ”The EU does not recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by the...

    Turkey resumes imports of Ukrainian wheat – media
    Apr25

    Turkey resumes imports of Ukrainian wheat – media

    In view of the heightened tension between Russia and Turkey, Ukraine`s shipments to the Turkish market became more active in March, according to BlackSeaGrain. A total of 46,000 metric tonnes of wheat was supplied to Turkey that month – the largest volume since the season`s beginning (a total 73,400 metric tonnes in MY 2016/17). As a reminder,...

    North Atlantic Council delegates led by Stoltenberg to visit Ukraine in July
    Apr25

    North Atlantic Council delegates led by Stoltenberg to visit Ukraine in July

    Delegates of the North Atlantic Council (NAC), which is the principal political decision-making body of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), who will be led by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, will visit Ukraine in July, according to Ukraine`s Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna...

    Former political prisoner from Crime Afanasyev to tell UK parliament of atrocities in Russian prisons
    Apr25

    Former political prisoner from Crime Afanasyev to tell UK parliament of atrocities in Russian prisons

    Former political prisoner Hennadiy Afanasyev, who was detained in Crimea in May 2014 and kept in Russia`s prison for 760 days, will give a two-hour lecture in the British Parliament, Voice of America reported on April 25. ”I`ve received an invitation from the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, from the Ukrainian Embassy in the UK to visit the country...

    PACE delegates demand resignation of PACE President over his trip to Syria with  Russian delegation
    Apr25

    PACE delegates demand resignation of PACE President over his trip to Syria with Russian delegation

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) demands the resignation of Pedro Agramunt from the post of PACE President. Italian representative Michele Nicoletti made a relevant statement at the PACE session in Strasbourg on Monday. After that, a number of deputies rose from their seats and supported the statement with applause....

    Both U.S. parties deal with pro-Russian Ukrainians – media
    Apr25

    Both U.S. parties deal with pro-Russian Ukrainians – media

    The Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA), administered by the Department of Justice and other sources, provides evidence of both Democrats and Republicans having been hired as political consultants and lobbyists by pro-Russian Ukrainian kleptocrats. These are the very same political figures who have been routinely criticized by U.S....

    Russia plotting provocations in Odesa ahead of Eurovision-2017 – Ukraine Intelligence
    Apr25

    Russia plotting provocations in Odesa ahead of Eurovision-2017 – Ukraine Intelligence

    Russian security forces have been preparing to stage provocations in Odesa on May 2 and May 9, aiming at creating a negative perception of Ukraine abroad in the context of tEurovision-2017 international song contest hosted in Kyiv, the Main Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine`s Defense Ministry reported on Facebook. Russian security services are...

    Moscow court to consider extension of Roman Sushchenko`s arrest April 26
    Apr25

    Moscow court to consider extension of Roman Sushchenko`s arrest April 26

    On Wednesday, April 26, Moscow`s Lefortovo district court will consider the investigators` motion to extend the arrest of illegally detained Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, his lawyer Mark Feygin told UNIAN. ”At 13:00 on April 26, the Lefortovo court will consider the motion of the investigation to extend the arrest of Ukrainian journalist...

    Ukraine halts power supplies to occupied parts of Luhansk region
    Apr25

    Ukraine halts power supplies to occupied parts of Luhansk region

    Ukraine has shut down all power supplies to the occupied part of Luhansk region, according to the operator of the country`s power grids, state-run national energy company Ukrenergo. ”This night, electricity supplies to the temporarily uncontrolled territories of Luhansk region were completely stopped,” Ukrenergo`s acting head Vsevolod Kovalchuk...

    Macron campaign was target of cyber attacks by GRU-linked hackers – Reuters
    Apr25

    Macron campaign was target of cyber attacks by GRU-linked hackers – Reuters

    The campaign of Emmanuel Macron, the favorite to win France`s presidential election, has been targeted by a cyber espionage group linked by some experts to the Russian military intelligence agency GRU, according to Reuters. Feike Hacquebord, a researcher with security firm Trend Micro said he had found evidence that the spy group, dubbed ”Pawn...

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