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    The New York Times tells story of Ukrainian show battling Russian propaganda
    Feb27

    The New York Times tells story of Ukrainian show battling Russian propaganda

    Ukraine`s ”StopFake News” is no Onion-style satire, but rather positions itself as serious public service journalism, identifying fake news and debunking it on the air, The New York Times wrote in its piece titled ”To Battle Fake News, Ukrainian Show Features Nothing but Lies.” NYT explains, that is because Kyiv, with its running battle with...

    IMF again postpones decision on loan tranche for Ukraine
    Feb27

    IMF again postpones decision on loan tranche for Ukraine

    The Executive Board of Ukraine`s key creditor, the International Monetary Fund is not going to consider the Ukrainian issue in the coming week, according to its schedule of meetings formed until March 6. There is only one issue on the agenda – the analysis of a micro-financial situation. Earlier, head of the IMF External Relations Department...

    Montenegro seeks arrest of Russian spy over coup plot
    Feb27

    Montenegro seeks arrest of Russian spy over coup plot

    Montenegro is to indict a top Russian spy it accuses of masterminding a failed plot to topple its pro-western government and stop the tiny Balkan nation from joining NATO, according to The Times. Eduard Shishmakov, 46, a captain in the Russian navy who was exposed as an agent for GRU military intelligence, is accused of running a network of...

    Ukrainian gas reserves down to less than 8.4 bcm
    Feb27

    Ukrainian gas reserves down to less than 8.4 bcm

    Natural gas reserves in Ukrainian underground gas storages (USFs) shrank by 2.6%, or 222 million cubic meters (mcm), on February 18-25, to 8.386 billion cubic meters (bcm) from 8.608 bcm, according to the state-run gas transport system operator Ukrtransgaz. As reported, 23.5 mcm of gas was pumped from USFs February 25 alone. Earlier, the...

    Russian official reacts to Avakov`s statement on liberation of Donbas
    Feb27

    Russian official reacts to Avakov`s statement on liberation of Donbas

    A Federation Council member has issued a comment regarding an earlier statement of Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov claiming the Ukrainian authorities have a plan for Donbas settlement. ”Avakov said: Kyiv ”has a plan for the return of Crimea and Donbas,” but did not disclose the essence. However, Crimea is definitely not to return. With...

    Yanukovych says Maidan crackdown organized by Firtash, Lyovochkin
    Feb27

    Yanukovych says Maidan crackdown organized by Firtash, Lyovochkin

    A disgraced Ukrainian ex-president, Viktor Yanukovych, who fled to Russia following a carnage during Euromaidan protests, said he had not ordered a violent dispersal of activists earlier in late 2013, and accused the then environment in plotting intrigues against him, according to his interview with the German publication Der Spiegel, Deutsche...

    Russia to deploy Buk missiles and more S-400 aircraft missile systems in occupied Crimea
    Feb27

    Russia to deploy Buk missiles and more S-400 aircraft missile systems in occupied Crimea

    The Russian Navy will deploy Buk anti-aircraft missile systems in occupied Crimea, allegedly with the aim to protect ships and submarines of the Black Sea Fleet from attacks by aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles, and cruise missiles, Russian newspaper Izvestia reported. According to experts, Buk naval systems together with S-300 and S-400...

    Ukraine has own plan for Donbas with no concessions to Putin regime – Interior Minister
    Feb27

    Ukraine has own plan for Donbas with no concessions to Putin regime – Interior Minister

    Ukrainian authorities have a plan for Donbas settlement, not related to any concessions to Vladimir Putin`s regime, Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov said in an interview with TSN Week. ”I believe we are now in a time period when the issue could be resolved quickly and diplomatically,” Avakov said, answering a question on how...

    Only Ukraine applies EU`s nuclear diversification policy – Westinghouse
    Feb27

    Only Ukraine applies EU`s nuclear diversification policy – Westinghouse

    Unlike the five EU member states with Russian-built nuclear power plants, Ukraine is the only country implementing EU requirements for diversified portfolios of fuel supply, Michael Kirst, an official at Westinghouse, told Euractiv.com. ”We are very active in Ukraine. We are very proud of our work there. We are now in a strategic relationship...

    Putin to launch informal campaign headquarters in March – media
    Feb27

    Putin to launch informal campaign headquarters in March – media

    Sources close to the Russian presidential administration state that Vladimir Putin`s informal campaign headquarters will start its work in March 2017, a year before the presidential election. Unlike previous campaigns, this one can attract state corporations and large state-owned companies. Experts believe that if a ”corporate mobilization” model...

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