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    Poltorak discusses with U.S. congressmen defensive lethal aid to Ukraine
    Apr13

    Poltorak discusses with U.S. congressmen defensive lethal aid to Ukraine

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak has discussed with the members of the Committee on Armed Forces of the House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress the issue of the possibility of the U.S. granting Ukraine defensive weapons. According to him, the United States of America is interested in Ukraine`s successes and effective reforms....

    EU foreign affairs chief Mogherini to pay first official visit to Russia on April 24
    Apr12

    EU foreign affairs chief Mogherini to pay first official visit to Russia on April 24

    EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini will make her first official visit to Russia on April 24, according to Radio Free Europe /Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). Mogherini`s office made the announcement on April 12, amid increased tensions between Moscow and the 28-member bloc over Russia`s actions in Ukraine and Syria, among other things, RFE/RL...

    Putin meets with Tillerson in Russia as Syria rift deepens
    Apr12

    Putin meets with Tillerson in Russia as Syria rift deepens

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, as a diplomatic rift between the two nations deepens over a chemical attack in Syria, according to CNN. The meeting is taking place at the Kremlin along with Tillerson`s counterpart, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, the U.S. State Department...

    Lithuania stages drills against ”little green men”
    Apr12

    Lithuania stages drills against ”little green men”

    Special unannounced tactical exercises involving Lithuania`s security services were held to check the effectiveness of the country`s response to a potential threat of hybrid warfare, according to Delfi.lt. ”A deployment of `little green men` to Lithuanian territory and their disembarking from a train was simulated,” Interior Minister Eimutis...

    FBI obtained Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court warrant to monitor Trump adviser Carter Page
    Apr12

    FBI obtained Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court warrant to monitor Trump adviser Carter Page

    The FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor the communications of an adviser to presidential candidate Donald Trump, part of an investigation into possible links between Russia and the campaign, law enforcement and other U.S. officials said, according to The Washington Post (WP). The FBI and the Justice Department obtained the...

    EU and NATO countries kick off center to counter “hybrid” threats
    Apr12

    EU and NATO countries kick off center to counter “hybrid” threats

    Several EU and NATO countries on Tuesday signed up to establish a center in Helsinki to research how to tackle tactics such as cyber attacks, propaganda and disinformation, according to Reuters. The United States, Britain, France, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Finland, Latvia and Lithuania signed the Memorandum of Understanding for the membership, and...

    Monetary base in Ukraine shrinks by almost UAH 25 bln in 2017
    Apr12

    Monetary base in Ukraine shrinks by almost UAH 25 bln in 2017

    Ukraine`s monetary base in March decreased by 1.3%, or by UAH 4.57 billion (US$170 million), to UAH 356.914 billion, or $13.27 billion, according to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) website. The monetary base has dropped by 6.5%, or by UAH 24.662 billion, or $917 million, since the beginning of the year, the report said. According to the data...

    State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine doubles flour exports in 2016-2017 marketing year
    Apr12

    State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine doubles flour exports in 2016-2017 marketing year

    The State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine (SFGCU) has exported 43,000 tonnes of flour and over 20,000 tonnes of bran since the beginning of the current 2016-2017 marketing year (MG, July 2016 – June 2017), which is more than twice as much as in 2015 – 2016 MY, Director of SFGCU Department for Elevator Activity and Finished Products Sales...

    Putin complains of degradation of ties with U.S. under Trump
    Apr12

    Putin complains of degradation of ties with U.S. under Trump

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that Russian-American relations under U.S. President Donald Trump deteriorated. ”We can say that the level of trust at the working level, especially at the military level, has not become better, it rather degraded,” Putin said in an interview with the Mir TV channel, the text of which was published on the...

    Gazprom strikes deals with Czech Republic, Slovakia ahead of Nord Stream launch
    Apr12

    Gazprom strikes deals with Czech Republic, Slovakia ahead of Nord Stream launch

    Russia`s gas monopoly Gazprom has concluded framework agreements with gas transport operators of the two countries on long-term capacity reservation. The deals are not yet binding, but they should be the basis for future contracts for Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, according to Kommersant publication. Russia`s Gazprom is preparing to redirect gas...

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