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    Oleg Sentsov, Ukrainian writer and filmmaker, imprisoned in Russia, wins Freedom to Write Award
    Mar29

    Oleg Sentsov, Ukrainian writer and filmmaker, imprisoned in Russia, wins Freedom to Write Award

    PEN America, the membership association of prominent literary writers and editors, just awarded its Freedom to Write Award to the acclaimed Ukrainian writer and filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, imprisoned in Russia, according to The Washington Post. Sentsov, a filmmaker, has been an outspoken critic of Russia`s intervention in Ukraine. He joins...

    Trump tries to deflect Russia heat to Clinton
    Mar29

    Trump tries to deflect Russia heat to Clinton

    Since defeating Hillary Clinton in November, President Trump has not had a campaign rival to criticize. And without one, Trump can seem unmoored, particularly on Twitter, according to Yahoo News. On Tuesday night, for instance, Trump complained that the ”fake news” media has been focused on the multiple investigations into his campaign`s possible...

    Ukraine`s Anti-Corruption Bureau probing into abuse of office by central bank`s officials
    Mar29

    Ukraine`s Anti-Corruption Bureau probing into abuse of office by central bank`s officials

    The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) has confirmed it has been seizing documents at the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) amid a raid on the NBU`s offices as part of a probe into abuse of office by NBU senior officials in 2015-2016. ”NABU agents jointly with the National Police`s economic crime department have been conducting...

    Naftogaz files suit with CJEU over ruling on Gazprom`s enhanced access to OPAL
    Mar29

    Naftogaz files suit with CJEU over ruling on Gazprom`s enhanced access to OPAL

    The national oil and gas holding Naftogaz of Ukraine has lodged a suit with the General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) seeking cancellation of the European Commission`s decision on expanded access of Russia`s gas monopoly Gazprom to the OPAL gas pipeline, delivering gas from Nord Stream pipeline to the Central European...

    Russia spied on Latvian politicians, journalists and state institutions – Latvia`s national security service
    Mar29

    Russia spied on Latvian politicians, journalists and state institutions – Latvia`s national security service

    Last year, Russia engaged in cyber espionage against certain Latvian politicians, journalists, and government agencies, according to Janis Maizitis, Head of the Constitution Protection Bureau, Latvia`s national security authority, Delfi reports. See also: Polish lawyer charged with spying for Russia convicted to 4 years in prison At the same...

    Brexit officially launched as EU`s Tusk gets PM May`s letter
    Mar29

    Brexit officially launched as EU`s Tusk gets PM May`s letter

    The United Kingdom has formally informed the European Union of its intention to withdraw, thus launching the Brexit process. A corresponding letter from British Prime Minister Theresa May, triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon treaty, was delivered to Donald Tusk, the European Council President Donald Tusk, according to BBC News. This way, the UK...

    Federation Council in Russia approves ban on money transfers to Ukraine
    Mar29

    Federation Council in Russia approves ban on money transfers to Ukraine

    The Federation Council on Wednesday endorsed a bill prohibiting money transfers from Russia to Ukraine via international payment systems, Prime news agency reports. According to the law, in case a foreign state enforces bans on Russian payment systems, cross-border money transfers without opening a bank account will only be possible from Russia...

    NATO`s Supreme Commander Scaparrotti calls on U.S. to provide lethal aid to Ukraine
    Mar29

    NATO`s Supreme Commander Scaparrotti calls on U.S. to provide lethal aid to Ukraine

    U.S. Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, who is both the U.S. European Commander and NATO`s Supreme Commander, told a House of Representatives Armed Services Committee Tuesday that Washington should consider granting Ukraine lethal aid to deter Russian-backed militants, Washington Examiner reports. ”I personally believe that we need to consider lethal...

    Ukraine`s property fund drafts new privatization bill to sell smaller companies via ProZorro
    Mar29

    Ukraine`s property fund drafts new privatization bill to sell smaller companies via ProZorro

    The State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPF) together with the Economic Development and Trade Ministry have drafted a bill on privatization, providing for the sale of small-scale companies on e-platforms, such as ProZorro.Prodazhi, head of the State Property Fund Ihor Bilous told a press conference. ”Under this bill, we are introducing two groups of...

    Ukraine more than triples cranberry, blueberry exports in 2016
    Mar29

    Ukraine more than triples cranberry, blueberry exports in 2016

    Ukrainian agri-businesses exported 2,900 tonnes of cranberries and blueberries last year, which was 3.3 times more than in 2015, according to the press service of Ukraine`s Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food. The shipments in monetary terms amounted to $6.9 million, it said. Poland, the Netherlands and Belarus were the biggest importers of...

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