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    Russian deputies suggest Putin put missiles back in Cuba
    Apr27

    Russian deputies suggest Putin put missiles back in Cuba

    The Russian State Duma deputies from the Communist Party Valery Rashkin and Sergei Obukhov appealed to the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, with a proposal to renew operations of a signal intelligence center in Lourdes (Cuba) and place Russian missiles there in order to protect the interests of Russia and its allies in the CSTO, according to...

    Alibaba`s owner now Asia`s richest man
    Apr27

    Alibaba`s owner now Asia`s richest man

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Chairman Jack Ma overtook Dalian Wanda Group Co.`s Wang Jianlin as Asia`s richest man after the e-commerce giant`s financial affiliate raised a record amount in its latest round of fundraising, Bloomberg reports.His latest deal added $4.3 billion to his fortune on Tuesday, expanding his wealth to $33.3 billion,...

    World Bank raises 2016 oil price forecast
    Apr27

    World Bank raises 2016 oil price forecast

    Amid improving market sentiment and a weakening dollar, the World Bank is raising its 2016 forecast for crude oil prices to $41 per barrel from $37 per barrel in its latest Commodity Markets Outlook, as an oversupply in markets is expected to recede, according to a press release of the World Bank.The crude oil market rebounded from a low of $25...

    Ukraine`s Envoy to UN compares scale of Chornobyl nuclear disaster with that of Russian aggression in Donbas
    Apr27

    Ukraine`s Envoy to UN compares scale of Chornobyl nuclear disaster with that of Russian aggression in Donbas

    Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko drew parallels between the scale of the Chornobyl nuclear disaster to that of the Holodomor, the World War II, and the Russian aggression in Ukraine, while addressing the meeting of the UN General Assembly dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Chornobyl tragedy,...

    Panama Papers offshore companies database to be released May 9
    Apr27

    Panama Papers offshore companies database to be released May 9

    The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) will release on May 9 a searchable database with information on more than 200,000 offshore entities that are part of the so-called Panama Papers leak, kwkmedia.com reports.According to the ICIJ, the database will likely be the largest ever release of secret offshore companies and...

    Kyiv demands return of Ukrainian ”spy” Vyhovsky imprisoned by Moscow
    Apr27

    Kyiv demands return of Ukrainian ”spy” Vyhovsky imprisoned by Moscow

    Ukrainian Deputy Justice Minister Serhiy Petukhov says his ministry has sent a request to the Russian Justice Ministry for the extradition of Ukrainian citizen Valentyn Vyhovsky who was sentenced by Russia to 11 years in prison for allegedly being a spy.”We have sent a request to the Russian Justice Ministry on the extradition of Valentyn...

    Grigorishin accused of tax evasion, arrested by Moscow court in absentia
    Apr26

    Grigorishin accused of tax evasion, arrested by Moscow court in absentia

    Ukrainian-born Russian billionaire Konstantin Grigorishin, who is charged with tax evasion of almost 675 million rubles, has been arrested by a Russian court in absentia, according to Russian news agency TASS.”The court has passed a ruling in absentia in favor of the investigators` petition for placing Grigorishin in custody,” a judge of Moscow`s...

    Poroshenko: Russia deploys nuclear weapon in Crimea
    Apr26

    Poroshenko: Russia deploys nuclear weapon in Crimea

    The Russian Federation is deploying elements of its nuclear potential in Crimea, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said during the ceremony marking the 30th anniversary of the Chornobyl disaster. ”I spoke at the nuclear security summit in Washington early April, and I will repeat today, that the Kremlin is deploying the elements of its nuclear...

    OSCE still sees Grads, howitzers, tanks in militant-controlled Luhansk
    Apr26

    OSCE still sees Grads, howitzers, tanks in militant-controlled Luhansk

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) reports that the heavy weapons, namely Grad systems, howitzers, tanks it earlier spotted in the militant-controlled town of Luhansk are still kept there. ”In violation of the respective withdrawal lines, the SMM saw seven multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS; BM-21 Grad, 122mm), seven self-propelled...

    Nuland: special status for Donbas, militant amnesty, election on territory controlled by Russia
    Apr26

    Nuland: special status for Donbas, militant amnesty, election on territory controlled by Russia

    The Samopomich Party`s press service says that the United States insists on introducing amendments to Ukraine`s Constitution, pressing for the so-called special status of the militant-occupied areas in Ukraine`s Donetsk and Luhansk regions, militant amnesty, local elections in July. U.S. Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs...

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