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    Both U.S. parties deal with pro-Russian Ukrainians – media
    Apr25

    Both U.S. parties deal with pro-Russian Ukrainians – media

    The Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA), administered by the Department of Justice and other sources, provides evidence of both Democrats and Republicans having been hired as political consultants and lobbyists by pro-Russian Ukrainian kleptocrats. These are the very same political figures who have been routinely criticized by U.S....

    Russia plotting provocations in Odesa ahead of Eurovision-2017 – Ukraine Intelligence
    Apr25

    Russia plotting provocations in Odesa ahead of Eurovision-2017 – Ukraine Intelligence

    Russian security forces have been preparing to stage provocations in Odesa on May 2 and May 9, aiming at creating a negative perception of Ukraine abroad in the context of tEurovision-2017 international song contest hosted in Kyiv, the Main Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine`s Defense Ministry reported on Facebook. Russian security services are...

    Moscow court to consider extension of Roman Sushchenko`s arrest April 26
    Apr25

    Moscow court to consider extension of Roman Sushchenko`s arrest April 26

    On Wednesday, April 26, Moscow`s Lefortovo district court will consider the investigators` motion to extend the arrest of illegally detained Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, his lawyer Mark Feygin told UNIAN. ”At 13:00 on April 26, the Lefortovo court will consider the motion of the investigation to extend the arrest of Ukrainian journalist...

    Ukraine halts power supplies to occupied parts of Luhansk region
    Apr25

    Ukraine halts power supplies to occupied parts of Luhansk region

    Ukraine has shut down all power supplies to the occupied part of Luhansk region, according to the operator of the country`s power grids, state-run national energy company Ukrenergo. ”This night, electricity supplies to the temporarily uncontrolled territories of Luhansk region were completely stopped,” Ukrenergo`s acting head Vsevolod Kovalchuk...

    Macron campaign was target of cyber attacks by GRU-linked hackers – Reuters
    Apr25

    Macron campaign was target of cyber attacks by GRU-linked hackers – Reuters

    The campaign of Emmanuel Macron, the favorite to win France`s presidential election, has been targeted by a cyber espionage group linked by some experts to the Russian military intelligence agency GRU, according to Reuters. Feike Hacquebord, a researcher with security firm Trend Micro said he had found evidence that the spy group, dubbed ”Pawn...

    White House calls Senate to briefing on North Korea – media
    Apr25

    White House calls Senate to briefing on North Korea – media

    In a rare move, the entire U.S. Senate is being called to the White House for a briefing on North Korea, according to the BBC. Washington has become increasingly concerned at North Korean missile and nuclear tests and threats to its neighbors and the U.S., the BBC wrote. The briefing, involving 100 senators as well as Secretary of State Rex...

    Russian journalist presents proofs of Russian Colonel Sergey Dubinsky involvement in MH17 downing
    Apr25

    Russian journalist presents proofs of Russian Colonel Sergey Dubinsky involvement in MH17 downing

    Special correspondent of Russia`s Novaya Gazeta Pavel Kanygin has found exclusive proof of involvement of Russian Colonel Sergey Dubinsky, nom de guerre Khmuryi (‘Gloomy’ or ‘Grumpy’), in the organization of the MH17 downing in occupied territory in Donbas in July 2014. See also: Short summary of MH17 crash investigation....

    U.S. may cut financial assistance to Ukraine by 70% in 2018 – media
    Apr25

    U.S. may cut financial assistance to Ukraine by 70% in 2018 – media

    U.S. President Donald Trump`s vow to put ”America first” includes a plan to drastically cut assistance to developing countries and merge the State Department with USAID, according to an internal budget document and sources, according to Foreign Policy. The administration`s March budget proposal vowed to slash aid to developing countries by over...

    Moscow court rejected appeal against ban of Jehovah’s Witnesses – they still in status of “extremist organization”
    Apr25

    Moscow court rejected appeal against ban of Jehovah’s Witnesses – they still in status of “extremist organization”

    Moscow`s Zamoskvoretsky court has rejected a lawsuit filed by the Jehovah`s Witnesses religious group against the Justice Ministry`s ruling on banning its activity in Russia, according to the Russian news agency TASS. The organization asked the court to recognize the Justice Ministry`s ruling as illegal and order its cancellation, TASS reported...

    EU considers Russia main threat to Black Sea region – Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine
    Apr25

    EU considers Russia main threat to Black Sea region – Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine

    Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine Hugues Mingarelli has said that Russia is seen as the main threat to the Black Sea region, according to an UNIAN correspondent. Speaking at the meeting of the international roundtable in Kyiv, he said that the European Union understands that it needs to strengthen relations with Russia and...

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