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    ”Putin friends” from EU attending business forum in Russian-occupied Crimea, Ukraine protests
    Apr22

    ”Putin friends” from EU attending business forum in Russian-occupied Crimea, Ukraine protests

    A number of pro-Russian businessmen, officials and public figures from across Europe accepted the invitation of occupation authorities in Crimea to take part in the so-called ”Yalta International Economic Forum” held in the annexed Crimea, according to Europeiska Pravda. See also: PACE President visits Syria with Russian Duma delegates, Ukraine...

    Exxon declined to comment information that it is seeking waiver from Russia sanctions
    Apr20

    Exxon declined to comment information that it is seeking waiver from Russia sanctions

    Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday declined to comment on a media report that it is seeking permission from the U.S. government to drill in several areas of the Black Sea banned by U.S. sanctions on Russia, according to Reuters. The Wall Street Journal reported that Exxon had in recent months applied to the U.S. Treasury Department for a waiver to...

    UK stands ready to help defend Ukraine against any further Russian aggression – British Prime Minister Theresa May
    Apr20

    UK stands ready to help defend Ukraine against any further Russian aggression – British Prime Minister Theresa May

    British Prime Minister Theresa May welcomed Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to Downing Street on Wednesday, saying Britain was ”ready to support” Ukraine which is under threat from Russia, according to The Sun. Prime Minister May also vowed to push for further sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin, The Sun reports. Yesterday Moscow`s...

    MFA Ukraine says UN International Court of Justice order ”very positive”
    Apr20

    MFA Ukraine says UN International Court of Justice order ”very positive”

    The decision of the UN International Court of Justice in Ukraine vs Russia case adopted earlier on Wednesday is ”very positive,” head of the Ukrainian delegation, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Olena Zerkal said in The Hague, following the ICJ announcement regarding provisional measures against Russia, according to an UNIAN...

    UN International Court of Justice in The Hague rules not to apply provisional measures against Russia for financing of terrorism
    Apr19

    UN International Court of Justice in The Hague rules not to apply provisional measures against Russia for financing of terrorism

    The UN International Court of Justice in The Hague on Wednesday issued an order refusing to satisfy Ukraine`s request on introducing provisional measures against Russia under the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism (ICSFT). The court`s order was announced by ICJ President Ronny Abraham at the Peace Palace in...

    ICJ grants Ukraine`s request to impose measures against Russia to protect minorities in Crimea
    Apr19

    ICJ grants Ukraine`s request to impose measures against Russia to protect minorities in Crimea

    The UN International Court of Justice in The Hague ruled to apply provisional measures against Russia under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, to protect national minorities in Crimea. The court`s order was announced by ICJ President Ronny Abraham at the Peace Palace in The Hague Wednesday. ”The...

    NATO Secretary General: Russia`s aggression in Ukraine main reason for strengthening defense in Europe
    Apr14

    NATO Secretary General: Russia`s aggression in Ukraine main reason for strengthening defense in Europe

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said that the main reason for strengthening NATO`s collective defense in Europe is the Russian aggression in Ukraine. ”We are concerned about the situation, especially in eastern Ukraine, and the fact that Russia illegally annexed a part of Ukraine – Crimea. And that is the first time since the end of...

    MFA Ukraine verifying reports on possible visit of Spanish politicians to occupied Crimea
    Apr14

    MFA Ukraine verifying reports on possible visit of Spanish politicians to occupied Crimea

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine is checking information about a possible visit of Spanish officials and businessmen to the Russian-occupied Crimean peninsula, the ministry`s press secretary Mariana Betsa told UNIAN. ”We are verifying this information,” she said. According to the spokesperson, it is necessary to confirm whether such a...

    Russian government  gives cash injection to Crimea bank
    Apr13

    Russian government gives cash injection to Crimea bank

    Russia`s government is to inject $265 million of budget money into a state-owned bank in Crimea because the lender does not have enough capital to finance infrastructure projects in the region, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine three years ago, according to Reuters. According to a government order seen by Reuters, the charter capital of the...

    U.S. State Department explains Tillerson`s offhand remark on Ukraine at G7 summit
    Apr12

    U.S. State Department explains Tillerson`s offhand remark on Ukraine at G7 summit

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson left European diplomats befuddled at a gathering in Italy by saying ”why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine,” according to Bloomberg. See also: U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson asks G7 ministers why it should care about Ukraine conflict But the provocative remark suggested Tillerson, the former...

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