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    Lithuania`s foreign minister says NATO deployment shows commitment to the region`s security
    Apr21

    Lithuania`s foreign minister says NATO deployment shows commitment to the region`s security

    Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius says the recent NATO deployments to the Baltic region and elsewhere in Eastern Europe are a sign that the Western alliance ”will do anything” to defend the security of member nations, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). In an interview on April 20 with Current Time TV, Linkevicius...

    Russia reportedly moving military equipment toward North Korean border
    Apr21

    Russia reportedly moving military equipment toward North Korean border

    Russia is reported to be moving heavy military equipment toward its border with North Korea amid mounting fears of a military clash between Pyongyang and the United States, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). Local media in Russia`s Far East say residents have witnessed large military convoys traveling by train and road toward...

    Police arrest Russian man suspected of attack on Dortmund soccer team`s bus – DW
    Apr21

    Police arrest Russian man suspected of attack on Dortmund soccer team`s bus – DW

    Special police forces arrested a man they suspect was responsible for the attack on Borussia Dortmund`s team bus last week, according to reports on Friday in Germany`s newspapers and public broadcasters, Deutsche Welle reported. Germany`s Federal Criminal Police and the Federal Prosecutors Office confirmed the arrest, which took place near the...

    Cold snap threatens future fruit harvest in Ukraine – weather expert
    Apr20

    Cold snap threatens future fruit harvest in Ukraine – weather expert

    Deterioration of weather conditions and frosts to minus 1-4 degrees Celsius at night threaten the future harvest of fruit trees in Ukraine, chief weather forecaster of Opogode.ua Natalia Didenko wrote on Facebook. ”A short sharp cold snap can be dangerous for the delicate blossoms of future fruits. But what about a prolonged cold?” she wrote,...

    FSB hands Ukrainian man detained for alleged espionage in Samara over to ”DPR” militants
    Apr20

    FSB hands Ukrainian man detained for alleged espionage in Samara over to ”DPR” militants

    The Ukrainian citizen earlier detained in Russia`s Samara allegedly for spying for Ukraine`s intelligence services was deported from Russia to the militant-controlled area of Donetsk region, the self-styled ”Donetsk People`s Republic,” TASS reported with reference to the regional office of the FSB Federal Security Service. ”A citizen of Ukraine,...

    National Anti-Corruption Bureau detains ex-MP Mykola Martynenko
    Apr20

    National Anti-Corruption Bureau detains ex-MP Mykola Martynenko

    Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine on Thursday took into custody a party colleague of former PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk, ex-MP Mykola Martynenko, Strana news outlet reports. Martynenko was escorted from the office of MP Denys Dzensersky downtown Kyiv, where he was allegedly attempting to hide from detectives, Strana wrote...

    Exxon declined to comment information that it is seeking waiver from Russia sanctions
    Apr20

    Exxon declined to comment information that it is seeking waiver from Russia sanctions

    Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday declined to comment on a media report that it is seeking permission from the U.S. government to drill in several areas of the Black Sea banned by U.S. sanctions on Russia, according to Reuters. The Wall Street Journal reported that Exxon had in recent months applied to the U.S. Treasury Department for a waiver to...

    Russia`s further invasion will take 2-3 hours if it chooses to advance – Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine
    Apr20

    Russia`s further invasion will take 2-3 hours if it chooses to advance – Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine

    Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov claims that if Russia chooses to further advance in Ukraine, the invasion will take from two to three hours. ”The Russian units stationed near the state border [with Ukraine] are capable of arriving in the territory of our state and assisting hybrid troops in...

    No new IMF tranche without pension reform – Ukrainian Finance Minister Danyliuk
    Apr20

    No new IMF tranche without pension reform – Ukrainian Finance Minister Danyliuk

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk says that Ukraine will not receive a new disbursement from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) if it does not conduct pension reform. ”There are some key conditions for receiving the next tranche. Pension reform is very important. There will be no disbursement without the pension reform,” he said...

    British political scientist shows how Kremlin uses Russia`s criminal networks in Europe
    Apr20

    British political scientist shows how Kremlin uses Russia`s criminal networks in Europe

    Over the past 20 years, the role of Russian organized crime in Europe has shifted considerably, Mark Galeotti, a senior researcher at the Institute of International Relations Prague and coordinator of its Centre for European Security, a widely-published specialist on Russian security issues, wrote in his analytical material published by the...

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