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    Manafort wanted for questioning in Ukraine corruption case
    Mar18

    Manafort wanted for questioning in Ukraine corruption case

    Ukrainian prosecutors want to question Paul Manafort in connection with a corruption investigation and have made repeated requests for assistance from U.S. authorities, CNN has learned. Prosecutors in Kyiv said they have made seven separate appeals over the past two years for help in questioning President Donald Trump`s former campaign manager,...

    Trump expresses “strong support” for NATO, presses Merkel on paying dues
    Mar17

    Trump expresses “strong support” for NATO, presses Merkel on paying dues

    President Donald Trump pressed German Chancellor Angela Merkel ”hard” on North Atlantic Treaty Organization commitments during their meeting Friday, a senior administration official told NBC News. ”I reiterated to Chancellor Merkel our strong support for NATO, as well as the need for our NATO allies to pay their fair share for the cost of...

    Ukraine chief prosecutor`s rep: Ukrspecexport`s ex-head out on bail in London
    Mar17

    Ukraine chief prosecutor`s rep: Ukrspecexport`s ex-head out on bail in London

    Former head of Ukraine`s trader in arms Ukrspecexport Serhiy Bondarchuk, who is accused of large-scale embezzlement and faces extradition to Ukraine, has posted bail and should not leave London until a court schedules a date for hearings on his extradition, according to Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko`s press secretary Larysa Sargan....

    Merkel will visit Moscow for Putin talks
    Mar17

    Merkel will visit Moscow for Putin talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Thursday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Moscow for talks on May 2 for the first bilateral visit since Russia annexed Ukraine`s Crimea Peninsula in 2014, according to Reuters. There is no immediate prospect that Western sanctions imposed on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis will be...

    Chief taxman Nasirov free on bail, wearing ankle monitor
    Mar17

    Chief taxman Nasirov free on bail, wearing ankle monitor

    Chairman of Ukraine`s State Fiscal Service (SFS) Roman Nasirov, who has been suspended for the period of trial on charges of abuse of power, is now free on bail after his wife posted UAH 100 million, or $US3.7 million, for him on Thursday evening. Nasirov has thanked his family for having collected ”that crazy amount.” ”I disagree with this very...

    Russia paid ex White House adviser Flynn $67,000, documents show
    Mar17

    Russia paid ex White House adviser Flynn $67,000, documents show

    Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn was paid more than $67,000 by Russian companies before the U.S. presidential election, according to documents released on March 16 by a Democratic congressman, RFE/RL reports. U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings (Democrat-Maryland) asked the Trump administration to provide a comprehensive...

    Rada offers 75% Ukrainian language quota on national TV
    Mar16

    Rada offers 75% Ukrainian language quota on national TV

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has passed in the first reading the draft law of Ukraine ”On Amending Certain Laws of Ukraine on the Language of Audiovisual (Electronic) Mass Media,” according to an UNIAN correspondent. The relevant decision was supported by 244 MPs out of 338 registered in the session hall. The Opposition Bloc faction did not...

    After mass protests across Ukraine Poroshenko and Government turn 180 degree and announce economic blockade of Donbas
    Mar15

    After mass protests across Ukraine Poroshenko and Government turn 180 degree and announce economic blockade of Donbas

    The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine on Wednesday decided to stop the movement of goods across the line of demarcation in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation, considering the earlier expropriation of Ukrainian companies in the militant-controlled areas and escalation at the frontline, Secretary of the National Security and...

    Russia`s  head of Crimea Aksyonov calls to establish monarchy in Russia
    Mar15

    Russia`s head of Crimea Aksyonov calls to establish monarchy in Russia

    Russia needs a monarchy as a new form of government, according to Russian-occupied Crimea`s ”leader” Sergey Aksyonov`s statement voiced on the air of 1st Crimean TV channel. ”When there is no one-man command, collective irresponsibility sets in. Therefore, when the country sees external challenges and external hotbeds of resistance, it is...

    Detained supporters of Donbas blockade freed, left without money, documents – Member of Parliament
    Mar15

    Detained supporters of Donbas blockade freed, left without money, documents – Member of Parliament

    Members of Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada Oksana Syroyid and Semen Semenchenko have announced that all supporters of the blockade of trade with occupied areas in Donbas who were detained amid a police operation to storm a roadblock near the Kryvy Torets railway station have been released. The detainees were kept at different police stations across...

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