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    No grounds to stop investigation against Yanukovych, case to be forwarded to court soon – PGO
    Mar14

    No grounds to stop investigation against Yanukovych, case to be forwarded to court soon – PGO

    There are no grounds to stop a special pre-trial investigation against former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko`s press secretary Larysa Sargan wrote on Facebook. ”We emphasize once again: there is only one reason for stopping a special pre-trial investigation – that`s if suspect Yanukovych...

    President Poroshenko want to deprive of a Ukrainian passport persons with dual citizenships
    Mar14

    President Poroshenko want to deprive of a Ukrainian passport persons with dual citizenships

    President Poroshenko introduced a bill on the deprivation of nationality of officials with dual citizenship. The bill on the deprivation of Ukrainian citizenship for those officials who voluntarily obtained citizenship of another state was proposed for consideration in the Verkhovna Rada. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Tuesday included in the...

    Protests sweep across Ukraine after governement aressted and beat 43 activists who blocked trade with separatists in Donbas
    Mar14

    Protests sweep across Ukraine after governement aressted and beat 43 activists who blocked trade with separatists in Donbas

    Ukraine saw a wave of rallies overnight Tuesday as a public response to the law enforcers` move to detain 43 activists of the Donbas trade blockade at a staged a checkpoint at Kryvy Torets railway station in Donetsk region. TSN news service collected reports on the night protests from across Ukraine. Earlier, police on March 13 detained 43 men...

    Court of Appeals refuses to increase Nasirov`s bail to UAH 2 bln
    Mar14

    Court of Appeals refuses to increase Nasirov`s bail to UAH 2 bln

    Kyiv`s Court of Appeals on Monday has left unchanged the decision of Kyiv`s Solomyansky District Court on taking Chairman of Ukraine`s State Fiscal Service (SFS) Roman Nasirov, who has been charged with abuse of power, into a pre-trial custody for the period of two months, with a bail set at UAH 100 million, according to an UNIAN correspondent....

    Turkey rallies row: Germany and Netherlands harden stance – BBC
    Mar13

    Turkey rallies row: Germany and Netherlands harden stance – BBC

    Several EU leaders have criticized Turkey, amid a growing row over the Turkish government`s attempts to hold rallies in European countries, according to BBC News. Ties between the Turkish and Dutch leaders became particularly strained at the weekend after two Turkish ministers were barred from addressing rallies in Rotterdam, with one of them...

    Kremlin spokesman Peskov confirms Russia`s ambassador met with Trump team during campaign
    Mar13

    Kremlin spokesman Peskov confirms Russia`s ambassador met with Trump team during campaign

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has confirmed in his interview with CNN`s Fareed Zakaria that Russian ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak met with Trump associates during the presidential campaign. Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, who met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions twice ahead of the US election, and is considered by US intelligence...

    Ukraine lawyer seeks probe of alleged hacked texts of Manafort`s daughter
    Mar11

    Ukraine lawyer seeks probe of alleged hacked texts of Manafort`s daughter

    A Ukrainian human rights attorney representing the victims of mass police shootings in Kyiv in 2014 has asked prosecutors to investigate what are purported to be the hacked text messages of one of Paul Manafort`s daughters, saying the texts point to possible influence Manafort had with Ukraine`s president during that period, according to CNN....

    Nasirov`s former colleague under PGO scrutiny
    Mar11

    Nasirov`s former colleague under PGO scrutiny

    Former head of internal security service of the State Fiscal Service Yuriy Sheremet is reported to be in the focus of Ukraine`s General Prosecutor`s Office in the investigation into illegal enrichment, Ukrainska Pravda reported citing a PGO response to the media outlet`s request. It is noted that the relevant criminal proceedings on were...

    South Korean court throws president out of office, two dead in protest
    Mar10

    South Korean court throws president out of office, two dead in protest

    South Korea`s Constitutional Court removed President Park Geun-hye from office on Friday over a graft scandal involving the country`s conglomerates, sparking protests from her supporters two of whom were killed in clashes with police, according to Reuters. Park becomes South Korea`s first democratically elected leader to be forced from office,...

    FBI investigates “odd” computer link between Russian bank and Trump Organization
    Mar10

    FBI investigates “odd” computer link between Russian bank and Trump Organization

    Federal investigators and computer scientists continue to examine whether there was a computer server connection between the Trump Organization and a Russian bank, sources close to the investigation tell CNN. Questions about the possible connection were widely dismissed four months ago. But the FBI`s investigation remains open, the sources said,...

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