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    No Russian warship to be refuelled in Malta
    Oct27

    No Russian warship to be refuelled in Malta

    No Russian war ships will be refuelled in Malta, Foreign Minister George Vella said Thursday, dismissing claims that the flotilla was planning a stopover on the island on their way to Syria, according to Times of Malta. Contacted by Times of Malta, Dr. Vella would not, however, confirm or deny whether a request had been made by the Russians for a...

    Ukraine fines Russian air carriers UAH 721 mln for flights to Crimea
    Oct27

    Ukraine fines Russian air carriers UAH 721 mln for flights to Crimea

    Ukraine has fined Russian airline companies carrying out flights to occupied Crimea UAH 721.236 million, the State Aviation Service of Ukraine told UNIAN. ”After the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation, Ukraine has accrued UAH 721.236 million of penalties to Russian airlines that had violated the Ukrainian legislation carrying out...

    ”Russia took everything”: General Skipalskiy, ex-minister Kostenko tell how Ukraine lost nuclear weapons
    Oct27

    ”Russia took everything”: General Skipalskiy, ex-minister Kostenko tell how Ukraine lost nuclear weapons

    Security expert Lieutenant General Oleksandr Skipalskiy and former Minister of Nuclear Security of Ukraine Yuriy Kostenko told about the country`s nuclear disarmament in an interview with RFE/RL. ”The whole process of nuclear disarmament was considered in two aspects: the first one was to find the optimal way for Ukraine to receive dividends –...

    National Bank of Ukraine downgrades GDP growth forecast in 2017
    Oct27

    National Bank of Ukraine downgrades GDP growth forecast in 2017

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has downgraded the outlook for real GDP growth in Ukraine in 2017 from 3% projected earlier to 2.5%, according to the NBU`s presentation to the press conference on monetary policy. According to the document, the forecast for 2018 has also been deteriorated – from 4% projected earlier to 3.5%, while the forecast...

    Russia ”superproblem”, not ”superpower” – Lithuania FM
    Oct27

    Russia ”superproblem”, not ”superpower” – Lithuania FM

    The European Union and NATO should react and respond to the aggressive of Russia in a timely manner, whereas such steps have mostly been too lagging in recent years, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius said at the Warsaw Security Forum, Europeiska Pravda has reported. According to Linkevicius, when it comes to the problematic countries,...

    EU becomes top buyer of Ukrainian linseed
    Oct27

    EU becomes top buyer of Ukrainian linseed

    In September 2016 Ukraine exported 4.3 KMT of linseed compared to 2.5 KMT in August 2016 and 4.6 KMT in September 2015, according to UkrAgroConsult. The third season in a row we can see the decrease in export volumes for the first month of the season, Ukragroconsult reports. Along with this, by the end of the season opposite tendency is observed...

    ”Vladimir, what are you doing?”: No one can influence Putin on Ukraine issue – Russian economist
    Oct27

    ”Vladimir, what are you doing?”: No one can influence Putin on Ukraine issue – Russian economist

    Today no one from the Russian President Vladimir Putin`s entourage is able to oppose him or offer own ideas Russian Professor Vladislav Inozemtsev has told in an interview with the Novoye Vremya magazine. Highly acclaimed in the West as one of the most objective Russian economists, Inozemtsev said: ”No one will oppose Putin now. Putin tells...

    EU antitrust regulators say awaiting Gazprom commitments
    Oct27

    EU antitrust regulators say awaiting Gazprom commitments

    The European Union is expecting commitments from Russian state gas exporter Gazprom to avoid fines in a five-year antitrust case, the EU`s competition chief said on Wednesday, adding that for now all options remained on the table, according to Reuters. ”It is now for Gazprom to formally submit commitments that meet the Commission`s objectives,”...

    A third of Germans fear war erupting with Russia over Ukraine, Syria: poll
    Oct27

    A third of Germans fear war erupting with Russia over Ukraine, Syria: poll

    One in three Germans worry that tensions between the West and Russia over Crimea, Ukraine and Syria could lead to a military confrontation, according to an opinion poll by the respected Forsa institute published on Wednesday, Reuters reports. The survey found that 32% of 2,504 Germans polled believe it is possible that war could break out between...

    Moscow Court upholds arrest of Ukrainian journalist Sushchenko
    Oct27

    Moscow Court upholds arrest of Ukrainian journalist Sushchenko

    The Moscow City Court has dismissed the appeal of defense team of an Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Moscow. According to UNIAN correspondent reporting from the courtroom, the judge announced his decision after the hearing held behind closed doors. As UNIAN reported earlier, on September 30, the...

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