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    Moscow `blocking` Ukrainian journalists at Euronews
    Oct10

    Moscow `blocking` Ukrainian journalists at Euronews

    The Russian service of the French broadcaster Euronews – which is financed by Moscow – has refused to provide jobs to journalists from the Ukrainian service, in violation of French labour legislation, after the department was shut down and 17 journalists made redundant, EurActiv reports. The Russian service of Euronews has five job openings, but...

    Russia says fresh water deficit in Crimea may be reduced by 2019
    Oct10

    Russia says fresh water deficit in Crimea may be reduced by 2019

    Russia has declared that a stable system to ensure water supply to occupied Crimea will be arranged by 2019, said Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology of Russia Sergey Donskoy, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”The whole infrastructure will be prepared, water pipes will be laid, and we will have a more stable supply of water to all...

    Ukraine Finance Minister discusses cooperation with IMF, World Bank officials
    Oct10

    Ukraine Finance Minister discusses cooperation with IMF, World Bank officials

    Ukraine`s Minister of Finance Oleksandr Danyliuk discussed urgent problems of cooperation between Ukraine, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank at the annual meeting of the IMF and the World Bank Group held on October 6-9 in Washington, DC. ”As for the World Bank, we are currently in an active period – we are reviewing the...

    PACE President calls for Russia`s return to Assembly
    Oct10

    PACE President calls for Russia`s return to Assembly

    President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Pedro Agramunt insists that the Assembly should take all necessary steps to return Russian delegates to the plenary hall, according to Europeiska Pravda. While opening the autumn session of PACE, he said that the situation with no Russian delegation at the Assembly is...

    Kyiv Commercial Court to consider ACU claim against Gazprom
    Oct10

    Kyiv Commercial Court to consider ACU claim against Gazprom

    Kyiv Commercial Court has accepted a claim of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (ACU) against the Russian gas monopoly Gazprom regarding the forced recovery of a UAH 86 billion fine, as stated in the court documents published on its website. The court hearings have been scheduled for October 31. ”The Commercial Court of Kyiv has received a...

    France to call for war crimes probe against Russia over Syria
    Oct10

    France to call for war crimes probe against Russia over Syria

    The French foreign minister has said he will ask the International Court of Justice to investigate possible war crimes in Syria, according to The Independent. ”We do not agree with what Russia is doing, bombarding Aleppo. France is committed as never before to saving the population of Aleppo,” Jean-Marc Ayrault said, The Independent reports....

    ”Absurd charges”: Russian Journalist Union requires FSB explanation on Sushchenko`s arrest
    Oct10

    ”Absurd charges”: Russian Journalist Union requires FSB explanation on Sushchenko`s arrest

    Chairman of the Russian Union of Journalists Vsevolod Bogdanov has sent a letter to the head of Russia`s FSB Federal Security Service, Alexander Bortnikov, requesting to provide detailed explanations on the arrest of Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko. ”It is reported that immediately after your appeal on behalf of the Russian Union of...

    Hollande says unsure whether to receive Putin during Paris visit – Reuters
    Oct10

    Hollande says unsure whether to receive Putin during Paris visit – Reuters

    French President Francois Hollande said he was unsure whether to see his Russian counterpart when he visits Paris on October 19 and condemned Vladimir Putin`s ”unacceptable” support for Syrian air strikes, in excerpts from a TV interview released on Sunday, according to Reuters. Asked about the visit, Hollande told TF1 television he would...

    Ukraine working toward becoming U.S. ally outside NATO – Poltorak
    Oct10

    Ukraine working toward becoming U.S. ally outside NATO – Poltorak

    Ukraine is working on obtaining the status of the main ally of the United States outside NATO, Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said in an interview with LB.ua published on Sunday, October 9. ”There is a task set by the president of Ukraine to work in this direction… We are negotiating with the United States. By the end of the...

    Ex-Kyiv mayor fails Georgia parliament vote as independent candidate
    Oct10

    Ex-Kyiv mayor fails Georgia parliament vote as independent candidate

    Former Kyiv Mayor Leonid Chernovetsky has become third in Adjaria`s Kobuleti single-member district No. 71, running for Georgian parliament as an independent candidate nominated by a group of citizens. Chernovetsky scored 11.8% out of 50% of the required votes after the Georgian Central Election Commission had processed ballot papers from 45 out...

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