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    Gryzlov warns of possible escalation in Donbas if OSCE police mission deployed
    Apr06

    Gryzlov warns of possible escalation in Donbas if OSCE police mission deployed

    Deployment of an international police mission in Donbas is contrary to Minsk agreements, as such calls will only provoke escalation; all parties should be as careful as possible at promotion initiatives, that`s according to Russia`s Envoy to the Trilateral Contact Group on Donbas conflict settlement Boris Gryzlov, RIA news agency...

    Putin fears revolt in Russia ahead of elections, creates national guard under own command
    Apr06

    Putin fears revolt in Russia ahead of elections, creates national guard under own command

    Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the creation of a Russian national guard in a surprise announcement on Tuesday signaling that his administration is worried about instability, in Russia as well as the Kremlin itself, according to U.S.-based private intelligence company Stratfor.Putin is not the first Russian president to propose the...

    Turchynov delivers burning response to loud statement of Russian official on possible Ukraine-Russia war
    Apr06

    Turchynov delivers burning response to loud statement of Russian official on possible Ukraine-Russia war

    Secretary of Ukraine`s National Security and Defense Council Oleksandr Turchynov responded to a resounding declaration Russian State Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin that the war between Ukraine and Russia would last ”four days max.””Apparently, Russia has a really serious problem, if even Russian State Duma Speaker Naryshkin said that they would...

    Dutch Foreign Minister: Whatever referendum`s outcome, we need to remain friends with Ukraine
    Apr06

    Dutch Foreign Minister: Whatever referendum`s outcome, we need to remain friends with Ukraine

    Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders calls on the Dutch people to vote for the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement and at the same time, mulls steps to be taken in case of a negative outcome, Europeiska Pravda reported.At the polling station, the minister expressed hope for a positive outcome of the referendum: ”I hope it`s a Yes. If it`s a No,...

    Dzhemilev: 22 people reported missing in Crimea, primarily Crimean Tatars
    Apr06

    Dzhemilev: 22 people reported missing in Crimea, primarily Crimean Tatars

    22 people have disappeared over the last period in occupied Crimea, the leader of the Crimean Tatar people, Ukrainian MP Mustafa Dzhemilev wrote on Facebook.”According to our data, the number of missing people in Crimea is 22 at the moment, most of them are Crimean Tatars. These are the cases we are aware of, but there can be more…” wrote...

    Obama calls on Congress to fix tax `inversions` in wake of Panama Papers
    Apr06

    Obama calls on Congress to fix tax `inversions` in wake of Panama Papers

    President Obama hailed new Treasury Department rules cracking down on corporate tax inversions Tuesday, calling the practice of merging with a foreign company to escape U.S. taxes ”one of the most insidious tax loopholes out there,” USA Today reported.”We`ve had another reminder in this big dump of data coming out of Panama that tax avoidance is...

    Yatsenyuk doesn`t want to lift import duty on used cars from Russia
    Apr06

    Yatsenyuk doesn`t want to lift import duty on used cars from Russia

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk suggests that import duty be lifted from used cars originating from all countries but Russia, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”This should be applicable to all cars except for those produced and originating in Russia,” he said at a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday.”I have received hundreds of...

    Sports club owner shot dead in Kyiv
    Apr06

    Sports club owner shot dead in Kyiv

    Taras Zinovenko, a Kyiv businessman and co-owner of a sports club was shot in Kyiv Wednesday, just outside of the club on Druzhby Narodiv Boulevard, according to TSN news service.Head of the drug enforcement agency of the Interior Ministry Ilya Kiva, who arrived at the scene, said that the man eight bullets were fired at the man, TSN reports.The...

    FT: Panama must be pressured into financial transparency reforms – OECD
    Apr06

    FT: Panama must be pressured into financial transparency reforms – OECD

    Panama must be put under extra pressure by the G20 group of nations, banks, investors and trading partners to transform its financial transparency rules in the wake of the Panama Papers scandal, says the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), The Financial Times reported.”The whole world” should talk to the Panamanian...

    Over 1.2 mln people from Donbas relocated to other regions
    Apr06

    Over 1.2 mln people from Donbas relocated to other regions

    Over 1.2 million people have been relocated from the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas to other regions in Ukraine since the beginning of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in the east of Ukraine in April 2014, the press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine told an UNIAN correspondent.According to the report, internally...

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