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    David Cameron: ISIS, Vladimir Putin `might be happy` with Brexit
    May18

    David Cameron: ISIS, Vladimir Putin `might be happy` with Brexit

    ISIS would welcome Britain leaving the European Union, David Cameron has claimed, The Independent has reported.Taking questions following a speech at Mansion House organized by the World Economic Forum, Mr. Cameron said he suspected Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the terror group`s leader, would be happy with Brexit, according to The Independent.Mr....

    Legal dispute between Naftogaz, Gazprom to drag for another 6 months
    May18

    Legal dispute between Naftogaz, Gazprom to drag for another 6 months

    The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce will hear claims filed by Ukrainian state holding company Naftogaz of Ukraine and Russian gas giant Gazprom in late November – early December 2016, and the judgment is expected to be awarded in late January 2017, according to Gazprom`s quarterly report posted on its website.The claims...

    UK Defense Ministry: Royal Air Force Typhoons scramble to meet Russian aircraft
    May18

    UK Defense Ministry: Royal Air Force Typhoons scramble to meet Russian aircraft

    Royal Air Force Typhoons have completed their second interception in less than a week during the latest NATO Baltic Air Policing mission, according to the U.K. Defense Ministry.The RAF fighter jets took to the skies to investigate five unidentified aircraft flying in international airspace along the northern and western borders of Estonia, the...

    UN calls on Russia to respect Crimean Tatar rights on key anniversary
    May18

    UN calls on Russia to respect Crimean Tatar rights on key anniversary

    The United Nations called on Russia to respect minority rights on the May 18 anniversary of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin`s mass deportation of Tatars from Crimea in 1944, according to Radio Liberty.UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Rupert Colville said the persecution of Tatars has grown during two years of Russian annexation of the...

    Donbas ”truce”: Militants use heavy artillery, combat drone
    May18

    Donbas ”truce”: Militants use heavy artillery, combat drone

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 24 times in the past 24 hours, using heavy artillery and an unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV), according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters.Late in the evening, the militants grossly violated the ceasefire and for...

    Russian Defense Ministry denies setting up military base in Palmyra
    May18

    Russian Defense Ministry denies setting up military base in Palmyra

    Media claims that Russia is allegedly establishing a military base in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra are false – there is only a temporary camp for sappers, who are involved in mine clearing in the city, there, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said Tuesday, according to Russian news agency TASS.In this way the...

    Chinese bank to buy giant London gold vault
    May18

    Chinese bank to buy giant London gold vault

    ICBC Standard Bank PLC said on Monday it is buying a precious-metals vault from Barclays PLC`s, in the latest move by the Chinese bank to increase its role in the market`s infrastructure, The Wall Street Journal reported.The move makes parent ICBC, the world`s biggest bank by assets, the first Chinese lender to own a vault in London and extends...

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.27 to dollar
    May18

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.27 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Tuesday evening strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by 12 kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 25.27 to the dollar.The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for May 18:$100 costs UAH 2,527.3426 (on May 17, it was UAH...

    Sky News Australia: NSW Coroner releases MH17 findings
    May18

    Sky News Australia: NSW Coroner releases MH17 findings

    Australia`s New South Wales Coroner Michael Barnes has found the deaths of six NSW passengers in the Malaysia Airlines flight 17 crash in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, were caused by `deliberate, malicious acts on the other side of the world,` according to Sky News Australia.NSW has jurisdiction to make findings into the deaths of its citizens but...

    Ukraine`s intel reveals how much cash Moscow forwards to militants in May
    May17

    Ukraine`s intel reveals how much cash Moscow forwards to militants in May

    Russia sent nearly $19 million in cash to the militant-held occupied territory in eastern Ukraine to finance needs of the self-proclaimed ”Donetsk People`s Republic” (DPR). As Ukraine`s Intelligence Service reports, this is the money Russian-backed separatists obtained in May, according to Ukraine Today.”In early May, nearly $19 million in cash...

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