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    UN calls on Russia to respect Crimean Tatar rights on key anniversary
    May18

    UN calls on Russia to respect Crimean Tatar rights on key anniversary

    The United Nations called on Russia to respect minority rights on the May 18 anniversary of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin`s mass deportation of Tatars from Crimea in 1944, according to Radio Liberty.UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Rupert Colville said the persecution of Tatars has grown during two years of Russian annexation of the...

    Donbas ”truce”: Militants use heavy artillery, combat drone
    May18

    Donbas ”truce”: Militants use heavy artillery, combat drone

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 24 times in the past 24 hours, using heavy artillery and an unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV), according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters.Late in the evening, the militants grossly violated the ceasefire and for...

    Russian Defense Ministry denies setting up military base in Palmyra
    May18

    Russian Defense Ministry denies setting up military base in Palmyra

    Media claims that Russia is allegedly establishing a military base in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra are false – there is only a temporary camp for sappers, who are involved in mine clearing in the city, there, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said Tuesday, according to Russian news agency TASS.In this way the...

    Chinese bank to buy giant London gold vault
    May18

    Chinese bank to buy giant London gold vault

    ICBC Standard Bank PLC said on Monday it is buying a precious-metals vault from Barclays PLC`s, in the latest move by the Chinese bank to increase its role in the market`s infrastructure, The Wall Street Journal reported.The move makes parent ICBC, the world`s biggest bank by assets, the first Chinese lender to own a vault in London and extends...

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.27 to dollar
    May18

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.27 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Tuesday evening strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by 12 kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 25.27 to the dollar.The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for May 18:$100 costs UAH 2,527.3426 (on May 17, it was UAH...

    Sky News Australia: NSW Coroner releases MH17 findings
    May18

    Sky News Australia: NSW Coroner releases MH17 findings

    Australia`s New South Wales Coroner Michael Barnes has found the deaths of six NSW passengers in the Malaysia Airlines flight 17 crash in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, were caused by `deliberate, malicious acts on the other side of the world,` according to Sky News Australia.NSW has jurisdiction to make findings into the deaths of its citizens but...

    Ukraine`s intel reveals how much cash Moscow forwards to militants in May
    May17

    Ukraine`s intel reveals how much cash Moscow forwards to militants in May

    Russia sent nearly $19 million in cash to the militant-held occupied territory in eastern Ukraine to finance needs of the self-proclaimed ”Donetsk People`s Republic” (DPR). As Ukraine`s Intelligence Service reports, this is the money Russian-backed separatists obtained in May, according to Ukraine Today.”In early May, nearly $19 million in cash...

    Cabinet estimates amount of financial aid to Ukraine since 1992
    May17

    Cabinet estimates amount of financial aid to Ukraine since 1992

    Ukraine has received $9.3 billion under various agreements with international financial institutions since 1992 and another $4 billion in non-repayable grant assistance, Olena Tregub, Director of the Department of International Assistance Coordination and Cooperation with IFIs at the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, wrote on...

    Nuland to visit Russia May 17 to discuss Minsk deal implementation
    May17

    Nuland to visit Russia May 17 to discuss Minsk deal implementation

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland will visit Moscow on Tuesday to discuss the next steps to implement Minsk agreements in the Ukrainian Donbas, according to the website of the U.S. Department of State.”On May 17, Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland travels from...

    Russia banned Crimean Tatars from honoring 1944 deportation victims
    May17

    Russia banned Crimean Tatars from honoring 1944 deportation victims

    Russian occupation authorities of Crimea banned memorial events dedicated to the forcible deportation of Crimean Tatars (the indigenous population of the Black Sea peninsula), under Stalin, according to Ukraine Today. ”As expected, Russian invaders forbid the holding of commemoration events all over the Crimean peninsula that were to take place...

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