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    Austria approves Firtash`s extradition to U.S.
    Feb21

    Austria approves Firtash`s extradition to U.S.

    An Austrian court has ruled that one of Ukraine`s richest men, Dmytro Firtash, should be extradited to the U.S. to face corruption charges, according to the BBC. The wealthy oligarch has been in Austria since 2014, when the allegations were first brought by U.S. prosecutors, the BBC reported. Mr. Firtash was an ally of ousted leader Viktor...

    EU to prolong sanctions against Yanukovych, his associates next week – journalist
    Feb21

    EU to prolong sanctions against Yanukovych, his associates next week – journalist

    The European Union will prolong the sanctions against former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych next week, according to RFE/RL correspondent in Brussels Rikard Jozwiak. ”The EU will next week prolong the sanctions against the former president of Ukraine Yanukovych + 15 of his associates,” Jozwiak wrote on Twitter on February 21, 2017. Earlier,...

    Yanukovych`s partners return stolen money, testify against fugitive ex-president
    Feb21

    Yanukovych`s partners return stolen money, testify against fugitive ex-president

    Two former officials from the team of Viktor Yanukovych, ousted Ukrainian ex-president – former Deputy Minister of Income and Fees Andriy Holovach and Deputy Economy Minister Oleksandr Suhomlin have testified to the investigation, providing sufficient evidence against Yanukovich and his entourage, according to Chief military prosecutor Anatoliy...

    Wannabe ”diplomat” with backdoor plan to lease Crimea to Russia, MP Artemenko, excluded from Radical Party ranks
    Feb20

    Wannabe ”diplomat” with backdoor plan to lease Crimea to Russia, MP Artemenko, excluded from Radical Party ranks

    Ukrainian MP Andriy Artemenko, who recently came into a spotlight over the alleged attempt to back-channel to Washington a so-called plan on the Ukrainian-Russian settlement involving the lease of Crimea to Russia, was excluded from Radical Party faction Monday, according to MP Andriy Lozoviy. ”The decision of the Radical Party faction of [Oleh]...

    Clashes in Kyiv between protesters and police: at least 10 people injured
    Feb20

    Clashes in Kyiv between protesters and police: at least 10 people injured

    At least 10 people were injured in the clashes between police and protesters in the center of Kyiv. It is reported by the correspondent of 112 Ukraine. Protesters who wanted to gather outside the Presidential Administration building on Bankova Street demand suspending trade with occupied areas in Donbas. “Now the situation is calm. Several...

    Russia behind attempted Montenegro coup – Montenegrin prosecutor
    Feb20

    Russia behind attempted Montenegro coup – Montenegrin prosecutor

    Moscow orchestrated an attempted coup during Montenegro`s October 16 election in a bid to stop the country from joining NATO, a Montenegrin prosecutor said Sunday evening, according to POLITICO. ”So far we have had evidence that Russian nationalist structures were behind [the plot], but now also that Russian state bodies were involved at a...

    A back-channel plan for Ukraine and Russia, courtesy of Trump associates – The New York Times
    Feb20

    A back-channel plan for Ukraine and Russia, courtesy of Trump associates – The New York Times

    A week before Michael T. Flynn resigned as national security adviser, a sealed proposal was hand-delivered to his office, outlining a way for President Trump to lift sanctions against Russia, The New York Times reported. According to The New York Times, Andrii V. Artemenko, the Ukrainian lawmaker, who sees himself as a Trump-style leader of a...

    Kyiv police free five detained protesters after Sunday clashes
    Feb20

    Kyiv police free five detained protesters after Sunday clashes

    OUN Battalion chief Mykola Kokhanivsky detained during Sunday clashes in Kyiv between police and protesters against trade with Russian militants in Donbas has been released from Kyiv`s Desniansky district police station, according to 112.ua. ”Mykola has been released,” Verkhovna Rada member from the Radical Party Andriy Lozovyi wrote on Facebook,...

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says Russia bears responsibility for war in Donbas (video)
    Feb18

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says Russia bears responsibility for war in Donbas (video)

    United States Vice President Mike Pence claims that the U.S. will continue to demand that Russia fulfill Minsk agreements on resolving the situation in eastern Ukraine. Watch @mike_pence's full address to the annual international security conference in Munich https://t.co/ObtU73alva — Sky News (@SkyNews) 18 лютого 2017 р. ”With regard...

    Trump`s team in disarray, U.S. Senator McCain tells Europe
    Feb18

    Trump`s team in disarray, U.S. Senator McCain tells Europe

    Republican Senator John McCain broke with the reassuring message that U.S. officials visiting Germany have sought to convey on their debut trip to Europe, saying on Friday that the administration of President Donald Trump was in ”disarray,” according to Reuters. ”The president, I think, makes statements (and) on other occasions contradicts...

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