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    DPR militants say Dozhd journalists `deported` from Eastern Ukraine
    Nov28

    DPR militants say Dozhd journalists `deported` from Eastern Ukraine

    The militants of the Donetsk People`s Republic (DPR) terrorist organization say they have expelled two journalists with Russia`s independent TV channel Dozhd from territory they control, accusing the men of ”biased and provocative” coverage of the conflict there, according to Radio Liberty. Separatist authorities in Donetsk said in a November 25...

    European Commission President Juncker sees no ”argument” for lifting anti-Russian sanctions
    Nov28

    European Commission President Juncker sees no ”argument” for lifting anti-Russian sanctions

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says he sees no argument for lifting sanctions against Russia, according to Euronews. ”Up until now, I have seen no argument for the sanctions against Russia being immediately lifted,” Juncker said in an interview with Euronews. ”I would like to have an agreement with Russia that goes beyond the...

    Russian Defense Ministry protests Ukraine`s restrictions in airspace over Black Sea
    Nov28

    Russian Defense Ministry protests Ukraine`s restrictions in airspace over Black Sea

    Russia`s Defense Ministry has issued a formal protest to Ukraine over the imposition of illegal restrictions for the use of airspace over the Black Sea, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”On November 24, the attache for defense issues of the Ukrainian Embassy in Russia was invited to the Defense Ministry and given a military diplomatic...

    Fitch affirms biggest Ukraine`s PrivatBank at `CCC`
    Nov28

    Fitch affirms biggest Ukraine`s PrivatBank at `CCC`

    Fitch Ratings has affirmed PJSC CB PrivatBank`s (Privat) and Bank Pivdennyi`s (PB) Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at `CCC`, Fitch Ratings said in its press release. The IDRs are driven by the banks` respective standalone creditworthiness, as expressed by the `ccc` Viability Ratings (VRs). The VRs reflect weak asset...

    Russian militants attack Ukraine 37 times in last day
    Nov27

    Russian militants attack Ukraine 37 times in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 37 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, the militants fired 152mm artillery systems on the village of Shyrokyne, as well as mortars,...

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine 21.11.– 27.11.2016
    Nov27

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine 21.11.– 27.11.2016

    Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine) : In Memory of the Victims of Holodomor 1932-1933 - 27 November 2016, 00:28 European Parliamentary Research Service Blog (EU) : The EU’s Eastern Partnership [What Think Tanks are Thinking] - 25 November 2016, 18:58 Transitions Online (EU) : Human Rights Group Publishes Names of Those Responsible for...

    Normandy Four foreign ministers to discuss Ukraine in Minsk Nov 29
    Nov27

    Normandy Four foreign ministers to discuss Ukraine in Minsk Nov 29

    The foreign ministers of France, Germany, Russia, and Ukraine will meet in Belarus next week to discuss the implementation of a cease-fire agreement in eastern Ukraine, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. French Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexandre Giorgini made the announcement on November 25, saying the meeting on November 29 would...

    Public-private cooperation to make Ukraine`s information policy proactive
    Nov27

    Public-private cooperation to make Ukraine`s information policy proactive

    Key speakers at the panel discussion on the new communication strategies revealed to Ukraine Today how Ukraine should informationally respond to the Russian hybrid war. For the past 3 years, Russia`s been actively exploiting the means of a hybrid warfare to gain the lead not only at the front but also in the information field. Fake news,...

    Reuters: Putin presents Russian passport to Hollywood actor Seagal
    Nov27

    Reuters: Putin presents Russian passport to Hollywood actor Seagal

    Russian President Vladimir Putin presented a Russian passport to U.S. actor Steven Seagal on Friday and said he hoped it would serve as a symbol of how the fractious ties between Moscow and Washington are starting to improve, according to Reuters. At a Kremlin ceremony where Seagal signed his new passport in front of Putin, the Russian leader...

    Spain puts Firtash on int`l wanted list – media
    Nov27

    Spain puts Firtash on int`l wanted list – media

    The Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office of Spain has put Ukrainian gas tycoon Dmytro Firtash on the international wanted list, suspecting him of laundering large sums of money. Firtash is wanted along with his two accomplices – citizens of Ukraine, Deutsche Welle reports with reference to its source in the prosecutor`s office in Spain. It is...

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