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    PACE passes no-confidence vote against President Agramunt over Syria visit with Russians
    Apr28

    PACE passes no-confidence vote against President Agramunt over Syria visit with Russians

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), following an open debate on a notorious Syria visit on Russian invitation of PACE President Pedro Agramunt, deprived him of the right to represent the Assembly, head of the Ukrainian delegation Volodymyr Ariev wrote on Facebook on Friday, April 28. ”PACE President Agramunt failed to...

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny hospitalized after latest attack – media
    Apr27

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny hospitalized after latest attack – media

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was hospitalized on Thursday, after an unknown man attacked him outside his office in Moscow, according to The Moscow Times. The assailant sprayed a green antiseptic into Navalny`s face, drenching his right eye in the noxious chemical, The Moscow Times reported. First aid workers soon arrived to examine...

    Ukraine Embassy in U.S. explains reports on Washington`s possible assistance cut
    Apr26

    Ukraine Embassy in U.S. explains reports on Washington`s possible assistance cut

    Information on 68.8% U.S. assistance decrease to Ukraine should be viewed in correlation with American financial assistance in the form of a loan guarantee, the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States wrote on Facebook. ”In 2016, the U.S. Government provided to Ukraine $1 billion loan guarantee that was funded from the U.S. budget in the amount of...

    Macron campaign was target of cyber attacks by GRU-linked hackers – Reuters
    Apr25

    Macron campaign was target of cyber attacks by GRU-linked hackers – Reuters

    The campaign of Emmanuel Macron, the favorite to win France`s presidential election, has been targeted by a cyber espionage group linked by some experts to the Russian military intelligence agency GRU, according to Reuters. Feike Hacquebord, a researcher with security firm Trend Micro said he had found evidence that the spy group, dubbed ”Pawn...

    U.S. may cut financial assistance to Ukraine by 70% in 2018 – media
    Apr25

    U.S. may cut financial assistance to Ukraine by 70% in 2018 – media

    U.S. President Donald Trump`s vow to put ”America first” includes a plan to drastically cut assistance to developing countries and merge the State Department with USAID, according to an internal budget document and sources, according to Foreign Policy. The administration`s March budget proposal vowed to slash aid to developing countries by over...

    French elections: Macron`s headquarters denies accreditation to Russian propagandists from Sputnik and Russia Today
    Apr24

    French elections: Macron`s headquarters denies accreditation to Russian propagandists from Sputnik and Russia Today

    Headquarters of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has denied accreditation to propaganda-spreading Russian TV channels Sputnik and RT, Russian media reported. In addition to the said TV channels, accreditation was also denied to Ruptly video news agency. As reported, the security denied entry to Macron`s headquarters to RT reporters,...

    President of PACE explains his visit to Syria with Russian Duma delegation
    Apr24

    President of PACE explains his visit to Syria with Russian Duma delegation

    Pedro Agramunt, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), has for the first time addressed the issue of his recent visit to Syria together with the deputies of the Russian State Duma, according to Europeiska Pravda. Agramunt noted that it was his private visit, not related to his position of PACE chief, at the same...

    France elections: Macron and Le Pen `through to run-off`
    Apr24

    France elections: Macron and Le Pen `through to run-off`

    The centrist Emmanuel Macron will face far-right leader Marine Le Pen in a run-off for the French presidency on May 7, multiple projections indicate, according to the BBC. Macron leads with 23.7% in first round voting while Ms Le Pen won 21.7%, an Ipsos/Sopra Steria poll suggests, the BBC said. Opinion polls in the run-up to the ballot...

    Former ally of Yanukovych Serhiy Tihipko may become next National Bank of Ukraine chief – media
    Apr24

    Former ally of Yanukovych Serhiy Tihipko may become next National Bank of Ukraine chief – media

    Serhiy Tihipko is considered one of the main candidates for the post of the Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine, ZN.UA reports citing its source. Mr Tihipko has been rather close to President Poroshenko lately and deeply informed about the latter`s commercial activities, according to ZN.UA. The publication says Serhiy Tihipko left the post...

    Kyiv`s court releases former Member of Parliament Martynenko on bail of 15 MPs and four ministers
    Apr23

    Kyiv`s court releases former Member of Parliament Martynenko on bail of 15 MPs and four ministers

    Kyiv`s Solomyansky district court has decided on pretrial restrictions for former Member of Parliament in Ukraine Mykola Martynenko, who is a suspect in a case relating to state-run Skhidny (Eastern) uranium ore mining and processing enterprise, and ruled to release him on bail of 15 MPs and four ministers. The decision was announced by judge...

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