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    Russia moving nuclear-capable missiles into Kaliningrad: U.S. intelligence official
    Oct08

    Russia moving nuclear-capable missiles into Kaliningrad: U.S. intelligence official

    Russia is moving nuclear-capable missiles into Kaliningrad, a tiny Russian enclave sitting between Poland and Lithuania, a U.S. intelligence official said Friday, confirming Estonian news reports, according to Reuters. Russia`s reasons for shipping the 500-kilometer-range Iskander-M missiles to Kaliningrad ”could be innocuous,” said the official,...

    U.S. accuses Russia of directing cyberattacks to `interfere` with elections
    Oct08

    U.S. accuses Russia of directing cyberattacks to `interfere` with elections

    The United States for the first time has publicly accused Russia of orchestrating a string of cyberattacks targeting U.S. political organizations and prominent current and former officials in what Washington called a bid ”to interfere with the U.S. election process,” according to Radio Liberty. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence...

    Century-old mansion unlawfully demolished downtown Kyiv
    Oct08

    Century-old mansion unlawfully demolished downtown Kyiv

    A famous century-old mansion built in 1910, or the so-called House with Daisies, at Zlatoustivska Street in Kyiv was unlawfully withdrawn from the Statutory List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest and then demolished within one day, according to a Kyiv City Council member. ”A few hours prior to the demolition today, I...

    Antonov hires Russia`s UAE-based service center to repair engines
    Oct08

    Antonov hires Russia`s UAE-based service center to repair engines

    Ukraine`s state-owned enterprise Antonov, the only Ukrainian designer and manufacturer of cargo and passenger planes, on September 15 signed a contract with UAE-based Aerosila Gulf FZC on repairs worth $1.65 million, or about UAH 43.43 million, according to the investigative journalism portal Nashi Groshi (literally ”Our Money”). The contract...

    EU ready to consider sanctions against Russian MPs ”elected” in occupied Crimea
    Oct08

    EU ready to consider sanctions against Russian MPs ”elected” in occupied Crimea

    The European Union is ready to consider the imposition of sanctions against the so-called deputies of the State Duma, which had been ”elected” in the Russian-annexed Crimea, that`s according to Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine Serhiy Petukhov and First Deputy Minister of Information Policy Emine Dzhaparova who spoke after the completion of...

    Ukraine passes legislation to counter hostile business takeovers
    Oct08

    Ukraine passes legislation to counter hostile business takeovers

    The Ukrainian parliament adopted a bill in first reading, which was developed with the participation of the Justice Ministry and is aimed at countering hostile takeover attempts on Ukrainian enterprises. Some 271 Ukrainian MPs voted for the adoption of bill No. 5067 on amendments to certain legislative acts of Ukraine concerning the improvement...

    Ukraine presents to London court evidence of Russian pressure during receipt of ”Yanukovych debt”
    Oct08

    Ukraine presents to London court evidence of Russian pressure during receipt of ”Yanukovych debt”

    The Ukrainian Ministry of Finance, acting on behalf of the State, today, October 7, presented to the English court the evidence in the case regarding the Ukrainian debt over $3 billion worth of Eurobonds repurchased by the Russian Federation in December 2013 in line with the agreement between Russian President Vladimir Putin and then President of...

    Russian S-400 put in full operation in annexed Crimea – Russian Ministry of Defense
    Oct08

    Russian S-400 put in full operation in annexed Crimea – Russian Ministry of Defense

    The new Russian anti-aircraft missile systems have been put on combat duty in the annexed Crimea, the press service of the Southern Military District of the Russian Ministry of Defense reported October 7. ”In the middle of 2016, a regimental kit of the anti-aircraft missile system S-400 Triumph and an anti-aircraft missile-gun system Pantsyr-S...

    National Bank of Ukraine forecasts profitable banking sector in 2017
    Oct08

    National Bank of Ukraine forecasts profitable banking sector in 2017

    Head of the National Bank of Ukraine`s Financial Stability Department Vitaliy Vavryshchuk has stated that Ukraine`s banking sector is expected to demonstrate a positive financial result by the end of 2017. ”The financial performance of the banking sector as a whole will remain quite volatile. We will observe some significant changes from month to...

    Russian, Syrian strikes in Syria demand war crimes probe – Kerry
    Oct08

    Russian, Syrian strikes in Syria demand war crimes probe – Kerry

    Russian and Syrian actions such as bombing hospitals in Syria cry out for a war crimes investigation, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday, according to Reuters. ”Last night, the [Syrian] regime attacked yet another hospital and 20 people were killed and 100 people were wounded. Russia, and the regime, owe the world more than an...

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