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    Panama Papers offshore companies database to be released May 9
    Apr27

    Panama Papers offshore companies database to be released May 9

    The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) will release on May 9 a searchable database with information on more than 200,000 offshore entities that are part of the so-called Panama Papers leak, kwkmedia.com reports.According to the ICIJ, the database will likely be the largest ever release of secret offshore companies and...

    Kyiv demands return of Ukrainian ”spy” Vyhovsky imprisoned by Moscow
    Apr27

    Kyiv demands return of Ukrainian ”spy” Vyhovsky imprisoned by Moscow

    Ukrainian Deputy Justice Minister Serhiy Petukhov says his ministry has sent a request to the Russian Justice Ministry for the extradition of Ukrainian citizen Valentyn Vyhovsky who was sentenced by Russia to 11 years in prison for allegedly being a spy.”We have sent a request to the Russian Justice Ministry on the extradition of Valentyn...

    Grigorishin accused of tax evasion, arrested by Moscow court in absentia
    Apr26

    Grigorishin accused of tax evasion, arrested by Moscow court in absentia

    Ukrainian-born Russian billionaire Konstantin Grigorishin, who is charged with tax evasion of almost 675 million rubles, has been arrested by a Russian court in absentia, according to Russian news agency TASS.”The court has passed a ruling in absentia in favor of the investigators` petition for placing Grigorishin in custody,” a judge of Moscow`s...

    Poroshenko: Russia deploys nuclear weapon in Crimea
    Apr26

    Poroshenko: Russia deploys nuclear weapon in Crimea

    The Russian Federation is deploying elements of its nuclear potential in Crimea, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said during the ceremony marking the 30th anniversary of the Chornobyl disaster. ”I spoke at the nuclear security summit in Washington early April, and I will repeat today, that the Kremlin is deploying the elements of its nuclear...

    OSCE still sees Grads, howitzers, tanks in militant-controlled Luhansk
    Apr26

    OSCE still sees Grads, howitzers, tanks in militant-controlled Luhansk

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) reports that the heavy weapons, namely Grad systems, howitzers, tanks it earlier spotted in the militant-controlled town of Luhansk are still kept there. ”In violation of the respective withdrawal lines, the SMM saw seven multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS; BM-21 Grad, 122mm), seven self-propelled...

    Nuland: special status for Donbas, militant amnesty, election on territory controlled by Russia
    Apr26

    Nuland: special status for Donbas, militant amnesty, election on territory controlled by Russia

    The Samopomich Party`s press service says that the United States insists on introducing amendments to Ukraine`s Constitution, pressing for the so-called special status of the militant-occupied areas in Ukraine`s Donetsk and Luhansk regions, militant amnesty, local elections in July. U.S. Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs...

    Shuster not leaving despite denial of work permit
    Apr26

    Shuster not leaving despite denial of work permit

    One of the most influential journalists on Ukrainian television and host of arguably the country`s most popular political talk show Savik Shuster says he is not going to leave despite the fact that he has been denied a work permit in Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”We can work without a work permit,” he said.”Of course, I will be...

    Reuters: Ukraine won`t make major changes to IMF memorandum – Shevalev
    Apr26

    Reuters: Ukraine won`t make major changes to IMF memorandum – Shevalev

    A new memorandum that Ukraine will submit to the International Monetary Fund will not contain significant changes to the programme agreed in the $17.5 billion (GBP 12 billion) bailout, deputy Finance Minister Artem Shevalev said on Tuesday, according to Reuters.”Nothing major has changed. The main parameters that were in the previous memorandum...

    Ukraine not to abandon nuclear energy – Poroshenko
    Apr26

    Ukraine not to abandon nuclear energy – Poroshenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that neither today nor tomorrow Ukraine will be able to abandon nuclear energy, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”Hard and effective nuclear security measures should be a key priority in the field of nuclear energy,” Poroshenko said during the events to the 30th anniversary of the Chornobyl...

    Russian Court in occupied Crimea bans Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar
    Apr26

    Russian Court in occupied Crimea bans Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar

    The Supreme Court of the Russian-annexed territory of Crimea has recognized the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people an extremist organization and banned its activities. See also: Situation with Crimea is a great challenge for the Crimean Tatar people and the whole international community The decision was made by a panel of judges headed by Natalia...

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