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    Russian Sberbank in Ukraine introduces new restrictions on cash withdrawals
    Mar16

    Russian Sberbank in Ukraine introduces new restrictions on cash withdrawals

    Russia`s PJSC Sberbank operating in Ukraine has introduced new, more stringent limitations for its clients on cash withdrawals, which have come in force today, March 16, according to the bank`s press service. Restrictions are introduced ”in the context of illegal actions against the bank by third parties,” the report says. New restrictions for...

    FSB resorts to mafia-style threats against Crimean Tatar detainee in occupied Crimea
    Mar16

    FSB resorts to mafia-style threats against Crimean Tatar detainee in occupied Crimea

    Russia`s FSB Security Service operatives on March 15 detained a Crimean Tatar Emil Mukhteremov in the town of Feodosia in the occupied Crimea, then took him to deserted area and forced him to dig a ”grave,” threatening to bury him there, Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, Ukrainian MP Refat Chubarov posted on Facebook. ”Today,...

    European Parliament calls for international format for talks on end of Crimea occupation
    Mar16

    European Parliament calls for international format for talks on end of Crimea occupation

    The European Parliament requests the consideration of an international format for talks on the end of the Russian occupation of Crimea and calls for further sanctions against those who are responsible for infringements on human rights in occupied areas of Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent. Such motions were articulated in a joint draft...

    OSCE monitors spot 10 Grad launchers in uncontrolled areas in Donbas
    Mar16

    OSCE monitors spot 10 Grad launchers in uncontrolled areas in Donbas

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has reported that 10 Grad multiple rocket launchers, which are banned by the Minsk peace agreements on Donbas, were spotted in areas currently not controlled by the Ukrainian government in the east of the country. ”In areas currently not controlled by the Government, the Mission saw one...

    Ukrainian police trying to stop Donbas blockade activists and firing over heads
    Mar15

    Ukrainian police trying to stop Donbas blockade activists and firing over heads

    Ukrainian government tries to undo the blockade of Russia-occupied Donbas. Ukrainian police trying to stop blockade activists and firing over heads. Peoples are going and singing the national anthem. See also: Ukrainian soldiers support the trade blockade between Ukraine and Russian occupied Donbas, Ukrainian government tries to undo the...

    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...

    Dzhemilev says occupation authorities may deport his wife from Crimea if she rejects Russian citizenship
    Mar15

    Dzhemilev says occupation authorities may deport his wife from Crimea if she rejects Russian citizenship

    The Ukrainian president`s envoy to the Crimean Tatar people and Crimean Tatar leader, Ukrainian MP Mustafa Dzhemilev says that his wife is threatened to be expelled from Crimea if she fails to obtain a Russian passport, according to a Ukrainian online news outlet Obozrevatel. ”We`ll talk to a lawyer, we`ll think of what can be done. But they may...

    Russian court to hear 1st case against Russian citizen fighting for Ukraine
    Mar15

    Russian court to hear 1st case against Russian citizen fighting for Ukraine

    The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation has forwarded a criminal case against the Russian citizen Artyom Shyrobokov, who is fighting in Donbas on the side of Ukraine, the Committee press service has told UNIAN. ”The investigation into the criminal case against citizen of the Russian Federation Artyom Shyrobokov was completed. The...

    Ukraine PM praises Turkey`s move to ban its ships from entering occupied Crimea
    Mar15

    Ukraine PM praises Turkey`s move to ban its ships from entering occupied Crimea

    Turkey`s decision to ban any Turkish vessel from entering the occupied Crimea is a powerful signal and a proof of comradeship between Ukraine and the Republic of Turkey, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman told a joint press point on the results of the meeting with Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim. ”Today, on the day of the visit...

    Ukraine has right to ban Russian participant – Eurovision Director
    Mar15

    Ukraine has right to ban Russian participant – Eurovision Director

    The Ukrainian authorities can decide themselves, within the current legislation, on admission contestant from Russia Yulia Samoilova to the Eurovision-2017, the director of the song contest Jon Ola Sand told a Kyiv press conference, according to QHA news agency citing ZN.UA. ”We fully respect and understand the laws of Ukraine, but we at the...

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