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    Klimkin condemns ”cynical election” in occupied South Ossetia
    Apr10

    Klimkin condemns ”cynical election” in occupied South Ossetia

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin condemns the illegitimate actions of Russian invaders in the Tskhinvali region of Georgia, according to his Twitter account. ”I strongly condemn the illegitimate actions of Russian occupiers in the Tskhinvali region of Georgia. Especially cynical is the pseudo-expression of will on the anniversary of the...

    Czech court closes down organization posing as ”Donetsk People`s Republic Consulate”
    Apr10

    Czech court closes down organization posing as ”Donetsk People`s Republic Consulate”

    The Regional Court in Czech Republic`s Ostrava started proceedings to liquidate the ”DPR” Representative Center in Czech territory headed by Czech national Nela Liskova, according to Hlidacipes.org. The court handed down the ruling on the second attempt, Hlidacipes.org reported. Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek demanded court action as...

    Britain to push for tough new sanctions on Putin – media
    Apr10

    Britain to push for tough new sanctions on Putin – media

    Britain is pushing western nations to impose new sanctions on Russia if Moscow fails to curb ties with Bashar al Assad amid the escalation of Syrian conflict, according to The Times. Boris Johnson, the British foreign secretary, is demanding that western nations draw up ”very punitive sanctions” in response to last week`s chemical attack on a...

    Ukraine`s chief banker names bankrupt banks, largest debtors for refinancing
    Apr10

    Ukraine`s chief banker names bankrupt banks, largest debtors for refinancing

    Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Valeria Gontareva has told reporters debts of insolvent banks to the NBU as of today are estimated at UAH 45.2 billion. Gontareva claimed that insolvent banks own the regulator some UAH 45.2 billion in terms of refinancing. According to the official, the largest debtors are the following banks: Nadra...

    Denmark seeks to change law on pipelines amid Nord Stream 2 divisions
    Apr10

    Denmark seeks to change law on pipelines amid Nord Stream 2 divisions

    Denmark`s government is proposing amending legislation to allow it to ban pipeline projects on the grounds of foreign and security policy due to concerns raised by Russian efforts to build a disputed gas pipeline through Danish waters. The small Nordic country has been caught in a geopolitical conflict as Russian state gas exporter Gazprom and...

    Russian teen detained over explosives found near Oslo subway – DW
    Apr10

    Russian teen detained over explosives found near Oslo subway – DW

    Norwegian police said on Sunday that they had raised the country`s security threat level the day after an explosive was found near a busy subway station in Oslo. Authorities also announced that they had apprehended a suspect over the incident, Deutsche Welle reported. The suspect was a 17-year-old Russian national who had been living in Norway...

    Ukraine`s T-64 tank tested before being transferred to army
    Apr10

    Ukraine`s T-64 tank tested before being transferred to army

    A T-64 tank, which was sent to the Kharkiv Armored Plant for a routine maintenance, has gone through a full complex of restoration works on its engine, transmission units and assemblies, and an armament complex, including a remote weapon system. At the same time, the work was carried out to upgrade the tank with dynamic protection system, as...

    Russian naval activity in Europe exceeds Cold War levels – U.S. Navy Admiral Michelle Howard
    Apr10

    Russian naval activity in Europe exceeds Cold War levels – U.S. Navy Admiral Michelle Howard

    Recent Russian naval activity in Europe exceeds levels seen during the Cold War, a top U.S. and NATO military officer said, voicing concern that the distributed nature of the deployments could end up ”splitting and distracting” the transatlantic alliance, according to Reuters. ”We`re seeing activity that we didn`t even see when it was the Soviet...

    Russian propaganda calls Crimean Tatar`s batallion ”Jihadisi Islamic Battalion”
    Apr10

    Russian propaganda calls Crimean Tatar`s batallion ”Jihadisi Islamic Battalion”

    The spokesperson of the self-proclaimed ”DPR”`s ministry of defense, Eduard Basurin on Saturday voiced baseless claims that an ”Islamic brigade” with as many as 500 fighters had been deployed to the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol and was working with the 36th Naval Infantry Brigade, according to the Atlantic Council`s Digital Forensic Research...

    Ukraine marks first 500 days without Russian gas
    Apr10

    Ukraine marks first 500 days without Russian gas

    It has been 500 days since Ukraine has refused to purchase natural gas from Russian energy monopoly Gazprom, as reported by the press service of Ukrtransgaz, the state-owned operator of the gas transportation system. ”We`ve not been importing gas from Russia for 500 days,” the report says. It is also noted that on April 8, 15.7 million cubic...

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