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    Polish lawyer charged with spying for Russia convicted to 4 years in prison
    Mar20

    Polish lawyer charged with spying for Russia convicted to 4 years in prison

    Warsaw`s District Court has sentenced a lawyer to a four-year prison term on spying charges, according to PAP. The lawyer was convicted for spying in favor of Russia`s military intelligence, GRU, the act which inflicted damage to Poland, PAP reports. However, the convict does plead guilty. The prosecution requested a six-year term. It is noted...

    Over 2,600 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas war – Ukraine`s Defense Ministry
    Mar20

    Over 2,600 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas war – Ukraine`s Defense Ministry

    Ukraine`s Defense Ministry has announced that over 2,600 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and more than 9,400 have been wounded since the beginning of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in Donbas, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”Since the beginning of the ATO, 2,629 servicemen have been killed amid hostilities, including 2,220 soldiers...

    Ukraine bans European politicians` entry as they visit occupied Crimea
    Mar20

    Ukraine bans European politicians` entry as they visit occupied Crimea

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine has verified reports about the visit of politicians from the European Union and other countries to Russian-occupied Crimea at the occupying authorities` invitation to ”celebrate” the third anniversary of the Crimean pseudo-referendum, SBU press secretary Olena Hitlyanska wrote on Facebook. ”It turned out that...

    Ukraine says Russia hasn`t fulfilled single clause of Minsk accords
    Mar20

    Ukraine says Russia hasn`t fulfilled single clause of Minsk accords

    Press secretary of Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mariana Betsa insists Russia has not fulfilled a single clause of the Minsk peace agreements on Donbas. ”Moscow has no political will at all to fulfill them,” she said in a statement posted on the ministry`s Facebook page on Saturday evening. ”The situation in Donbas remains extremely...

    Russia to apply same migration rules to separatists states as to Ukraine
    Mar20

    Russia to apply same migration rules to separatists states as to Ukraine

    The Russian Federation will apply the same migration rules to citizens bearing ”passports” issued by the self-proclaimed Donetsk People`s Republic (”DPR”) and Luhansk People`s Republic (”LPR”) as to Ukrainian citizens, according to the Russian news agency RBC. Citizens with ”DPR”/”LPR” ”passports” without a Russian residence permit could stay in...

    Ukraine sees 72.2% decline in deficit of foreign trade in goods
    Mar20

    Ukraine sees 72.2% decline in deficit of foreign trade in goods

    Ukraine`s deficit of foreign trade in commodities was estimated at US$ 86.7 million in January 2017, compared to a $308.7 million deficit year-over-year (y-o-y), according to the Ukrainian State Statistics Service`s website. Goods exports from Ukraine in January 2017 grew by 48.1% y-o-y, to $3.026 billion, while goods imports were 32.4% up y-o-y,...

    Russia`s hybrid forces attack old Avdiyivka: Woman injured, house on fire
    Mar20

    Russia`s hybrid forces attack old Avdiyivka: Woman injured, house on fire

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked the old part of the Ukrainian-controlled town of Avdiyivka in Donbas on Sunday, March 19, which has caused injuries to a female civilian and set a house on fire, according to a local police department. ”Avdiyivka. At 15:20 local time, fighters from the ”DPR” [self-proclaimed Donetsk People`s Republic]...

    Finance ministry: No additional capitalization for Oschadbank, Ukreximbank in 2017
    Mar20

    Finance ministry: No additional capitalization for Oschadbank, Ukreximbank in 2017

    The Ukrainian Finance Ministry does not plan additional capitalization for state-owned Oschadbank and Ukreximbank this year, according to the country`s First Deputy Finance Minister Oksana Markarova. ”We do not expect the additional capitalization of Oschadbank and Ukreximbank this year,” Markarova said when presenting a public report on the...

    Oil prices drop on rise in U.S. drilling
    Mar20

    Oil prices drop on rise in U.S. drilling

    Oil prices fell on Monday as rising U.S. drilling activity and steady supplies from OPEC countries despite touted production cuts pressured already-bloated markets, according to Reuters. Prices for benchmark Brent crude futures were 29 cents, or 0.56 percent, below their last settlement at 0223 GMT, at $51.47 per barrel, Reuters reported. U.S....

    Russia begins large-scale military drills in Crimea
    Mar20

    Russia begins large-scale military drills in Crimea

    Drills involving three large units of Russia`s Airborne Forces, Aerospace Forces and the Black Sea Fleet began in Crimea`s Opuk firing range on Monday, March 20, according to the Russian news agency TASS. ”For the first time in the Russian army`s history the Airborne Forces` three large units were simultaneously alerted as part of the drills and...

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