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    EU Court to consider claims of Yanukovych, his son on sanctions
    Apr29

    EU Court to consider claims of Yanukovych, his son on sanctions

    European Court of Justice on April 29 is to consider the case of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych and his son Oleksandr with respect to European Union sanctions imposed against them, Europeiska Pravda reported citing its source in the EU Court.The cases of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych and his son Oleksandr Viktorovich are to be heard at 09:30 on...

    Poland: Ukraine`s participation in NATO`s drills is crucial
    Apr29

    Poland: Ukraine`s participation in NATO`s drills is crucial

    Poland insists Ukraine should participate in NATO military drills ”Anaconda-2016,” that`s according to the Head of the Operational command of Poland`s Armed Forces Marek Tomaszycki, Ukraine Today reported.Speaking at a regular Sejm meeting on defense issues Tomaszycki insisted it is a must, referring to Poland`s Defense Minister Antoni...

    Gazprom`s IFRS net profit up fivefold to RUB 787.1 bln in 2015
    Apr29

    Gazprom`s IFRS net profit up fivefold to RUB 787.1 bln in 2015

    The net profit of Russian gas giant Gazprom, calculated under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), surged to RUB 787.1 billion in 2015 against RUB 159 billion in 2014, the company said in a statement on Thursday, Russian business news agency PRIME has reported.Sales revenue rose 8.66% to RUB 6.073 trillion and the net debt...

    Ukraine in focus of UN Security Council: escalation in Donbas discussed
    Apr29

    Ukraine in focus of UN Security Council: escalation in Donbas discussed

    On April 28, the United Nations Security Council on the initiative of Ukraine held a public meeting due to the deteriorating situation in Donbas.Statements by Ukraine MFAFirst Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Vadym Prystaiko said at a meeting of the UN Security Council that the Russian Federation had concentrated a 34,000-strong hybrid military...

    Kremlin`s infowar in the Baltics
    Apr29

    Kremlin`s infowar in the Baltics

    In an article by Vladimir Sazonov originally published in Russian on StopFake.org, peculiarities of Russia`s information and psychological influence as the main component of a hybrid warfare are analyzed, according to Ukraine Today.In the past decade Kremlin has increased its aggressive rhetoric. Starting from 2014, Ukraine – is one of the...

    Poroshenko: This Easter to be test for Russian Christianity
    Apr29

    Poroshenko: This Easter to be test for Russian Christianity

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko calls on Russia and its proxies in Donbas to hold fire during the Orthodox Easter holidays, according to a posting on a president`s Facebook account.”Today is Good Friday. This Easter will be a test for Russia to see if it`s part of the Christian civilization. To pass this test, Russia and its puppets must...

    Ukraine on Olenivka shelling: range too long for Ukrainian mortars to hit checkpoint
    Apr29

    Ukraine on Olenivka shelling: range too long for Ukrainian mortars to hit checkpoint

    The range from the forefront positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to the site of the incident is 6.6 km, said the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation commenting on the tragic events in Olenivka,Volnovakha district, in Donetsk region on April 27.”Based on the tactical and technical characteristics of the 82-mm mortars, we see that...

    Russia to take military-technical steps if Sweden joins NATO – Lavrov
    Apr29

    Russia to take military-technical steps if Sweden joins NATO – Lavrov

    Russia will take military-technical measures if Sweden decides to join the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance, that`s according to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov who was interviewed by the Swedish publication Dagens Nyheter, Ukrainska Pravda reports.”If Sweden decides to join NATO, we will not think that the Swedes will move to attack us....

    MFA Ukraine on Russian aggression: Ukraine lost 20% of GDP
    Apr29

    MFA Ukraine on Russian aggression: Ukraine lost 20% of GDP

    As a result of Russian aggression Ukraine has lost 20% of its gross domestic product, according to Vadym Prystaiko, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine who spoke at the meeting of the UN Security Council in New York April 28.”Russian proxies destroy the social and economic infrastructure of Donbas,” said Prystaiko.”Indeed, the whole...

    Donbas lacks conditions necessary  for holding elections – Power
    Apr29

    Donbas lacks conditions necessary for holding elections – Power

    Current conditions in Donbas do not meet the necessary requirements for the conduct of elections, U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN Samantha Power said at the UN Security Council meeting in New York April 28.Power noted critical importance of holding local elections in Donbas ”under Ukrainian law and in accordance with OSCE standards.””To...

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