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    British Home Secretary says WhatsApp must be accessible to intelligence services
    Mar27

    British Home Secretary says WhatsApp must be accessible to intelligence services

    Technology companies should no longer be able to provide encrypted messaging services that cannot be accessed in emergencies by the security services, British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said on Sunday, according to The Guardian. Speaking after it emerged that the police were investigating reports that Khalid Masood had used the encrypted WhatsApp...

    Ukraine`s CEC sees no conditions for holding elections in occupied Donbas
    Mar27

    Ukraine`s CEC sees no conditions for holding elections in occupied Donbas

    The Central Election Commission of Ukraine (CEC) believes there are no conditions for holding elections in the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas, chairman Mykhailo Okhendovskiy told journalists at an international conference on the latest information technologies in the election process on March 27, according to an UNIAN correspondent....

    Former Russian MP suggests mastermind behind Voronenkov assassination
    Mar27

    Former Russian MP suggests mastermind behind Voronenkov assassination

    Ilya Ponomarev, ex-deputy of the Russian State Duma exiled in Ukraine, believes the official who ordered another ex-MP Denis Voronenkov`s murder is General Oleg Feoktistov of Russia`s FSB, according to Apostrophe, a Ukrainian news outlet. It was Feoktistov who initially leaked information which became the base for an investigation by Russian...

    Italian company ready to invest $2 bln in Ukraine`s new gas transportation system operator
    Mar27

    Italian company ready to invest $2 bln in Ukraine`s new gas transportation system operator

    National oil and gas holding company NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine plans to complete negotiations with a potential investor for establishing PJSC Trunk Gas Pipelines of Ukraine in the next three months, according to the online newspaper ZN.UA. See also: Large gas field discovered in Ukraine on Black Sea shelf Participants in the negotiation process...

    Moscow sees no ”prospects” for next Normandy Four meeting
    Mar27

    Moscow sees no ”prospects” for next Normandy Four meeting

    The Kremlin sees no real ”prospects” for the Normandy Four leaders to meet anytime soon, Vladimir Putin`s spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia. ”At least we are not aware of any prospects that could help to ensure some kind of advancement,” Peskov said, responding to a request to clarify if is a...

    Prime Minister of Ukraine  expects to launch free trade between GUAM members in 2017
    Mar27

    Prime Minister of Ukraine expects to launch free trade between GUAM members in 2017

    Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has claimed he expects to set up a free trade zone between the GUAM countries (Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Moldova) this year when speaking at the GUAM summit being held in Kyiv on March 27. ”I would like to urge the economy ministries of our countries to be more resolute, to complete and sign...

    Eurovision 2017: Various Fan Zones to be set up throughout Kyiv
    Mar27

    Eurovision 2017: Various Fan Zones to be set up throughout Kyiv

    The City of Kyiv is gearing up for the forthcoming 2017 Eurovision Song Contest and will be installing Fan Zones in various locations throughout the city, according to Esctoday. Kyiv will be beautified with thousands of tulips, whilst visitors and Eurovision fans will be able to enjoy a 3D  laser show, Karaoke and various fun activities, Esctoday...

    Trump hands Merkel ”outrageous” NATO bill
    Mar27

    Trump hands Merkel ”outrageous” NATO bill

    U.S. President Donald Trump handed German Chancellor Angela Merkel a bill for money supposedly owed to NATO when they met last weekend in Washington DC, Politico reported citing Sunday Times. The gesture was ”outrageous,” the publication quoted an unnamed German minister as saying. ”The concept behind putting out such demands is to intimidate the...

    Mi-2 helicopter crash near Kramatorsk kills 5: preliminary report
    Mar27

    Mi-2 helicopter crash near Kramatorsk kills 5: preliminary report

    According to preliminary data, five people were killed in the Mi-2 military helicopter crash outside the eastern Ukrainian town of Kramatorsk, according to the speaker of the Ministry of Defense for ATO Alexander Motuzianyk. Three helicopter crew members and two passengers were killed in the accident, Motuzianyk told 112 Ukraine TV channel. The...

    Bulgaria exit polls suggest win for pro-Western GERB party
    Mar27

    Bulgaria exit polls suggest win for pro-Western GERB party

    Exit polls in Bulgaria`s parliamentary elections suggest that centre-right GERB party will claim victory with around 32% of the vote, or between 86 and 88 seats in Parliament, according to Euronews. The party leader, Boiko Borisov, who resigned as prime minister in November 2016, appears to have made a comeback, Euronews reports. ”This result...

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