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    Anti-corruption Bureau detained chief taxman Nasirov
    Mar03

    Anti-corruption Bureau detained chief taxman Nasirov

    An operation by the National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) is under way in Feofania, outside Kyiv, to detain Chairman of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine Roman Nasirov as part of the so-called Onyshchenko case, according to MP Serhiy Leshchenko. ”The NABU is in Feofania now to detain Nasirov. He is charged with `restructuring` for...

    Navalny publishes investigative report on Russian PM Medvedev`s ”secret empire”
    Mar02

    Navalny publishes investigative report on Russian PM Medvedev`s ”secret empire”

    Alexei Navalny`s Anti-Corruption Foundation claims Russian Prime Minister Dmitriy Medvedev has created one of the most sophisticated large-scale corruption schemes. The Foundation claims that Medvedev supervises several charities which have received RUB 70 billion (approximately $1.2 billion), Meduza reported.  Foundation claims that the money...

    Kyiv prosecutors launch probe against Energy Minister
    Mar02

    Kyiv prosecutors launch probe against Energy Minister

    Kyiv Prosecutor`s Office has opened a case against Ukraine`s Energy Minister Ihor Nasalyk into possible criminal offenses, according to an official statement by the prosecutor`s office, published by MP Viktoria Voytsitska on Facebook. ”Kyiv Prosecutor`s Office has informed me about the opening of criminal proceedings against the Minister of...

    EP votes to lift Le Pen immunity over IS tweets
    Mar02

    EP votes to lift Le Pen immunity over IS tweets

    Following a vote in the European Parliament, French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has lost her parliamentary immunity over her tweeting of images of atrocities by the Islamic State terrorists, AFP reports. ”#BREAKING European Parliament votes to lift Le Pen immunity over IS tweets,” AFP tweeted. French prosecutors opened an investigation in...

    Ukrainian government intimidates with consequences of trade blockade Russia-occupied Donbas: power blackout, devaluation, $2 bln losses
    Mar02

    Ukrainian government intimidates with consequences of trade blockade Russia-occupied Donbas: power blackout, devaluation, $2 bln losses

    Ukraine may lose up to $2 billion and the national currency exchange rate will weaken due to the blockade of Russia-occupied Donbas, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said. If the blockade fails to be stopped, Ukrainian metallurgy may lose up to 300,000 jobs, according to the Ukrainian president. ”300,000 people will lose their jobs. The state...

    U.S. Attorney General met with Russian envoy twice last year, failed to disclose encounters – media
    Mar02

    U.S. Attorney General met with Russian envoy twice last year, failed to disclose encounters – media

    Then-Sen. Jeff Sessions spoke twice last year with Russia`s ambassador to the United States, Justice Department officials said, encounters he did not disclose when asked about possible contacts between members of President Trump`s campaign and representatives of Moscow during Sessions`s confirmation hearing to become attorney general, according...

    Deputy Head of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis warns Ukraine against abandoning annexed Crimea
    Mar01

    Deputy Head of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis warns Ukraine against abandoning annexed Crimea

    Three years after the annexation of the Crimean peninsula Hromadske`s Nataliya Gumenyuk spoke with Ilmi Umerov, Deputy Head of the Mejlis, who had been detained by the Russian authorities and charged with membership in Hizb-Ut Tahrir terrorist organization. ”The actions of the occupying power have taken a new form lately,” Umerov said, answering...

    French Republican candidate Francois Fillon pulls campaign event amid reports probe deepening
    Mar01

    French Republican candidate Francois Fillon pulls campaign event amid reports probe deepening

    French Republican candidate Francois Fillon postponed a major campaign event and called an emergency press conference amid reports judges may be advancing a probe into his family`s finances, according to Bloomberg. A chaotic morning saw Fillon`s campaign team left waiting at the agricultural show when the 62-year-old former prime minister failed...

    Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approves rules for goods transportation in ATO zone
    Mar01

    Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approves rules for goods transportation in ATO zone

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine in the framework of resolving the situation with the blockade of coal supplies from the occupied areas of Donbas set up in January by several political forces has adopted the rules of goods transportation across the demarcation line, submitted by the SBU Security Service of Ukraine. The list of goods allowed to...

    Trump intelligence nominee sees Russia one of maing challenges
    Mar01

    Trump intelligence nominee sees Russia one of maing challenges

    President Donald Trump`s nominee to be the director of national intelligence pledged on Tuesday to support thorough investigation of any Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election, Reuters reports. ”I think this is something that needs to be investigated and addressed,” former Republican Senator Dan Coats told the Senate...

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