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    Ukraine`s chief prosecutor reveals some details about assassin of ex-Russian MP
    Apr02

    Ukraine`s chief prosecutor reveals some details about assassin of ex-Russian MP

    Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has announced that the man who assassinated ex-lawmaker from Russia`s State Duma Denis Voronenkov in Kyiv on March 23 visited the Russian occupied city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine prior to the incident, according to Germany`s Bild. ”The terrorist went to temporarily occupied territory, namely the city...

    Prime Minister of Ukraine expects to recover $12 bln of Yanukovych regime assets in 1H 2017
    Apr01

    Prime Minister of Ukraine expects to recover $12 bln of Yanukovych regime assets in 1H 2017

    Funds derived from a special confiscation procedure regarding assets of the Yanukovych regime totaling UAH 12 billion may go to the state budget as early as in the first half of 2017, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman said at his Kyiv meeting with representatives of regional media. ”I believe that in the first half of this year, it...

    Head of National Bank of Ukraine Gontareva declares US$2.11 mln in assets in 2016
    Apr01

    Head of National Bank of Ukraine Gontareva declares US$2.11 mln in assets in 2016

    The total amount of Ukraine`s chief banker Valeria Gontareva`s income in 2016 was estimated at UAH 57 million, or US$2.11 million, according to the National Bank of Ukraine. Gontareva`s salary was UAH 1.9 million, or $70,370 in 2016, before taxation and payment of war tax, according to an announcement on the NBU`s website, which reported that the...

    Senate intel panel declines Flynn immunity offer in Russiagate ”at this time”
    Apr01

    Senate intel panel declines Flynn immunity offer in Russiagate ”at this time”

    The Senate Intelligence Committee has turned down former national security adviser Michael Flynn`s request for immunity in exchange for his testimony in the panel`s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election — at least for now, according to The Hill. The committee is not receptive to the offer ”at this time,” The...

    Flynn offers to Testify before Congress in exchange for immunity
    Mar31

    Flynn offers to Testify before Congress in exchange for immunity

    Michael T. Flynn, the former national security adviser, has offered to be interviewed by House and Senate investigators who are examining the Trump campaign`s ties to Russia in exchange for immunity from prosecution, according to his lawyer and a congressional official, according to The New York Times. But the congressional official said...

    Senate hearing: Russian meddling did not stop at the election – CNN
    Mar31

    Senate hearing: Russian meddling did not stop at the election – CNN

    The Senate intelligence committee opened its first public hearing on Russian meddling in the U.S. election Thursday with calls for nonpartisanship, citing ongoing foreign interference that threatens ”the heart of our democracy,” according to CNN. ”The vice chairman and I realize that if we politicize this process, our efforts will likely fail,”...

    Russia interfering in French, German elections – U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee
    Mar30

    Russia interfering in French, German elections – U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee

    The American Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr warned Russia is ”actively involved” in the upcoming French and German elections, Politico.eu reported Thursday citing AFP. ”What … was a very covert effort [to interfere] in 2016 in the United States, is a very overt effort, as well as covert, in Germany and France,” he told a...

    Trump tries to deflect Russia heat to Clinton
    Mar29

    Trump tries to deflect Russia heat to Clinton

    Since defeating Hillary Clinton in November, President Trump has not had a campaign rival to criticize. And without one, Trump can seem unmoored, particularly on Twitter, according to Yahoo News. On Tuesday night, for instance, Trump complained that the ”fake news” media has been focused on the multiple investigations into his campaign`s possible...

    Trump son-in-law met executives of sanctioned Russian bank, will testify
    Mar28

    Trump son-in-law met executives of sanctioned Russian bank, will testify

    A Russian bank under Western economic sanctions over Russia`s incursion into Ukraine disclosed on Monday that its executives had met Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump`s son-in-law and a top White House adviser, in December, Reuters reports. A U.S. Senate committee investigating suspected Russian interference in the election wants to interview...

    Former Russian MP suggests mastermind behind Voronenkov assassination
    Mar27

    Former Russian MP suggests mastermind behind Voronenkov assassination

    Ilya Ponomarev, ex-deputy of the Russian State Duma exiled in Ukraine, believes the official who ordered another ex-MP Denis Voronenkov`s murder is General Oleg Feoktistov of Russia`s FSB, according to Apostrophe, a Ukrainian news outlet. It was Feoktistov who initially leaked information which became the base for an investigation by Russian...

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