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    Russia`s readiness for combat in 24 hours sends signal to Lithuania, NATO – Lithuania`s Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis
    Apr03

    Russia`s readiness for combat in 24 hours sends signal to Lithuania, NATO – Lithuania`s Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis

    Russia`s readiness to open combat action against the Baltic states within 24-48 hours sends a signal to both Lithuania and NATO, says Lithuania`s Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis, according to Delfi. ”The signal is that NATO and Lithuania should be ready for a conflict within 24-48 hours, and this is a signal for NATO planners and us. Speaking...

    Ukraine exports over 33 mln tonnes of grain since July 2016
    Apr03

    Ukraine exports over 33 mln tonnes of grain since July 2016

    Ukrainian agrarians have exported 33.35 million tonnes of grain since the beginning of 2016-2017 marketing year (MY) in July 2016, according to the Ukrainian Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry`s press service. In particular, 14.53 million tonnes of wheat, 4.86 million tonnes of barley, 13.78 million tonnes of maize, and 4,300 tonnes of rye were...

    European Parliament to vote on tourist visa waivers for Ukraine on April 6
    Apr03

    European Parliament to vote on tourist visa waivers for Ukraine on April 6

    The European Parliament (EP) has scheduled its final vote on visa waivers for Ukrainian citizens` short-term trips for Thursday, April 6, according to the EP`s news alert. ”Vote on a draft law allowing Ukrainian citizens the right to travel to the EU without a visa [will take place] on Thursday,” the EP said on its website. The EP recalled that...

    Ukraine`s central bank doesn`t confirm its head`s resignation
    Apr03

    Ukraine`s central bank doesn`t confirm its head`s resignation

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) says that reports that NBU Governor Valeria Gontareva has submitted a letter of resignation are not true, according to the regulator`s press service. ”The press service does not confirm the information about the resignation,” it said in a comment to UNIAN about media reports on the resignation that cited Member...

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine on March 27 –  April 2, 2017
    Apr03

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine on March 27 – April 2, 2017

    bellingcat (UK) : Tankspotting: T-90As in the Donbass – 2 April 2017, 13:15 Emerging Europe (UK) : The Innovation District IT Park Will Help Lviv Cecome CEE’s IT Hub – 2 April 2017, 12:30 European Parliamentary Research Service Blog (EU) : Fake news’ and the EU’s response – 2 April 2017, 10:00 Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic...

    No general amnesty for Donbas separatists – Ukrainian Prosecutor General
    Apr03

    No general amnesty for Donbas separatists – Ukrainian Prosecutor General

    Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko says that there will be no general amnesty for mercenaries who have been fighting against Ukraine in Donbas; every case will be considered separately in a legal procedure, according to Germany`s Bild. ”Amnesty in Ukraine could be granted individually only, and only in case when amnesty is possible. In...

    Trump`s ex-adviser paid by Russia’s propagandist channel Russia Today and Kaspersky Lab
    Apr02

    Trump`s ex-adviser paid by Russia’s propagandist channel Russia Today and Kaspersky Lab

    Michael Flynn, who advised U.S. President Donald Trump on national security, on Friday signed an amended form of his personal financial disclosure, adding Russia-related entities, including the Russian propaganda TV channel RT and the Kaspersky Lab anti-virus software developer, that paid him fees in 2015, according to The Washington Post. ”Flynn...

    Anti-Russia sanctions over Ukraine will remain – U.S. State Secretary
    Apr02

    Anti-Russia sanctions over Ukraine will remain – U.S. State Secretary

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says that the U.S. sanctions introduced against Russia over Ukraine will remain in place. ”We will continue to hold Russia accountable to its Minsk commitments. The United States sanctions will remain until Moscow reverses the actions that triggered our sanctions,” he said in remarks to the NATO-Ukraine...

    148 billion USD was pumped from Ukraine to offshore jurisdictions since 1991
    Apr02

    148 billion USD was pumped from Ukraine to offshore jurisdictions since 1991

    Over the period from 1991 to the present day, some $148 billion has been withdrawn from Ukraine to offshore jurisdictions, according to various estimates, according to Inna Shovkun, a leading researcher at the Institute of Economics and Forecasting of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, who wrote an article for the Dzerkalo Tyzhnia...

    Ukraine`s chief prosecutor reveals some details about assassin of ex-Russian MP
    Apr02

    Ukraine`s chief prosecutor reveals some details about assassin of ex-Russian MP

    Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has announced that the man who assassinated ex-lawmaker from Russia`s State Duma Denis Voronenkov in Kyiv on March 23 visited the Russian occupied city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine prior to the incident, according to Germany`s Bild. ”The terrorist went to temporarily occupied territory, namely the city...

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