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    3rd day of ICJ hearings in The Hague: Ukraine comments on Russia`s ”arguments”
    Mar08

    3rd day of ICJ hearings in The Hague: Ukraine comments on Russia`s ”arguments”

    The International Court of Justice in The Hague is holding the third day of hearings in a Ukraine vs Russia case, where Kyiv insists on introducing provisional measures against the Russian Federation. Today, Ukraine will express its objections to the arguments submitted by Russian agents yesterday, March 7, according to an UNIAN correspondent in...

    Little-known firm acquires Russia license to produce gas in occupied Crimea – media
    Mar08

    Little-known firm acquires Russia license to produce gas in occupied Crimea – media

    A little-known privately owned oil and gas company, LLC Novye Proekty (New Projects), has acquired a Russian license for exploration and production of oil and gas on the Black Sea shelf of Russian-occupied Crimea, according to the Russian newspaper Kommersant. Businessman Anton Dornostup is the company`s chief owner, according to official...

    Ukraine highlights TOP 5 Russian lies in International Court of Justice hearing
    Mar08

    Ukraine highlights TOP 5 Russian lies in International Court of Justice hearing

    The Ministry of Information Policy of Ukraine is studying the facts of misinformation and propaganda in the speech of Russia`s representative at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, according to Deputy Minister Dmytro Zolotukhin. The representative of the defendant in the case Ukraine has lodged with the ICJ against Russia says that...

    Ukraine`s Justice Ministry: Putin`s clique must be convicted by International Court of Justice
    Mar08

    Ukraine`s Justice Ministry: Putin`s clique must be convicted by International Court of Justice

    Minister of Justice of Ukraine Pavlo Petrenko in his comment regarding Ukraine`s lawsuit lodged with the International Court of Justice notes that Ukraine will work to ensure that Russian President Vladimir Putin`s entourage is convicted. ”Back in 2014, on behalf of the government of [Arseniy] Yatsenyuk, the Ministry of Justice appealed to the...

    Day 2 of Hague Ukraine vs. Russia hearings: Moscow denies Kyiv`s accusations
    Mar07

    Day 2 of Hague Ukraine vs. Russia hearings: Moscow denies Kyiv`s accusations

    During the second day of hearings on the Ukraine vs. Russia case, the UN International Court of Justice in The Hague, the Netherlands, considered Kyiv`s request to introduce provisional measures against Russia to protect Ukrainian citizens` rights to life. The case is being considered as an urgent matter. See also: Hague Court to begin hearing of...

    Trump once again addresses Crimea annexation, calls Obama ”weak”
    Mar07

    Trump once again addresses Crimea annexation, calls Obama ”weak”

    U.S. President Donald Trump has rained criticism down on his predecessor, Barack Obama, over the fact that Russia managed to seize Crimea during his tenure. ”For eight years Russia `ran over` President Obama, got stronger and stronger, picked-off Crimea and added missiles. Weak!,” Trump tweeted Tuesday. Earlier, February 15, acting spokesman for...

    Pro-Russian Bosnian Serb leader claims Crimea issue ”settled”
    Mar06

    Pro-Russian Bosnian Serb leader claims Crimea issue ”settled”

    The so-called ”president” of the self-proclaimed Republic of Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Milorad Dodik, has said that the Russian annexation of Crimea is ”settled,” according to the Russian newspaper Izvestia. Speaking about the results of the so-called referendum in Crimea, he said that the ”will of the people must be respected,” Izvestia...

    International Committee of the Red Cross head arrives in Ukraine
    Mar06

    International Committee of the Red Cross head arrives in Ukraine

    President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer has arrived in Ukraine. ”[I`ve] arrived in Ukraine for a visit. For nearly three years, people in the east have lived in the shadow of war, and hostilities again on the rise,” he wrote on Twitter on March 6. Earlier, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko urged Maurer...

    Hague Court to begin hearing of Ukraine case against Russia on March 6
    Mar06

    Hague Court to begin hearing of Ukraine case against Russia on March 6

    The Hague-based International Court of Justice will start hearings on Monday, March 6, on the Ukraine case concerning Application of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Ukraine vs. Russian Federation). The...

    U.S. senators call on Trump not to ease Russia sanctions
    Mar03

    U.S. senators call on Trump not to ease Russia sanctions

    On March 2, 2017, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez introduced a resolution marking three years since Russian government authorized military forces to illegally annex the Ukrainian Crimea. Sponsored by Senator Lindsey Graham, the Resolution (S.Res.78) expresses concern over Russia`s continuing aggression and Vladimir Putin`s continued illegal support to...

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