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    Putin`s desire for new Russian empire not to stop with Ukraine – Ukraine`s Foreign Minister
    Mar27

    Putin`s desire for new Russian empire not to stop with Ukraine – Ukraine`s Foreign Minister

    Against the background of Kremlin`s obsession with restoring Soviet hegemony, but the security of the entire Europe and the west, not only Ukraine, is at stake, Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin wrote in his op-ed for The Guardian. The postwar order that provided peace and stability across the continent appears to be breaking up, while...

    The company of Head of the National Bank of Ukraine buys bonds of Russian VTB Bank, PIB in 2013-2014
    Mar26

    The company of Head of the National Bank of Ukraine buys bonds of Russian VTB Bank, PIB in 2013-2014

    Financial expert Aleksey Komakha claims that the ICU company where the incumbent Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Valeria Gontareva served as chairperson of the board of directors from 2007 to June 19, 2014, bought bonds of Russian VTB Bank and Prominvestbank (PIB) in 2013-2014, according to the Ukrainian-based media outlet RBC...

    McCain ”optimistic” over prospects of U.S. lethal aid to Ukraine
    Mar26

    McCain ”optimistic” over prospects of U.S. lethal aid to Ukraine

    Chairman of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee Sen. John McCain at a joint press conference with Sen. Ron Johnson in Brussels has expressed optimism regarding possible provision of lethal aid to Ukraine by Donald Trump`s administration, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”Obviously, for many years, I have approved of at least the...

    U.S. imposes sanctions against eight Russian companies
    Mar26

    U.S. imposes sanctions against eight Russian companies

    The U.S. government has imposed sanctions on eight other Russian companies accusing them of violating U.S. non-proliferation law regarding Iran, North Korea and Syria since 2009, according to U.S. official. The following companies were included in the black list: Rosoboronexport, 150th Aircraft Repair Plant, Aviaexport foreign economic trade...

    Full video how former Russian MP Denis Voronenkov was shot dead in Kyiv (Update)
    Mar24

    Full video how former Russian MP Denis Voronenkov was shot dead in Kyiv (Update)

    Chief of the Ukrainian National Police department for Kyiv Andriy Kryshchenko officially stated that former deputy of the Russian State Duma Denis Voronenkov has been shot dead downtown Kyiv. Unknown man (perhaps a killer) shot dead by Voronenkov’s bodygard. Former Russian State Duma deputy Ilya Ponomaryov says Denis Voronenkov, also a...

    Ukraine`s Deputy PM: Broadcast of Samoilova`s performance on Ukrainian TV ”violation of law”
    Mar24

    Ukraine`s Deputy PM: Broadcast of Samoilova`s performance on Ukrainian TV ”violation of law”

    Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Viacheslav Kyrylenko says that the European Broadcasting Union, which is the organizer of the Eurovision Song Contest, must take into account that the broadcast of the Russian entrant Julia Samoilova`s performance by Ukrainian TV channels is a violation of Ukrainian laws. ”The broadcast of Samoilova`s performance...

    Kremlin hopes Kyiv to backtrack decision on Russian Eurovision singer despite of Ukraine’s law
    Mar23

    Kremlin hopes Kyiv to backtrack decision on Russian Eurovision singer despite of Ukraine’s law

    The Kremlin is calling on Ukraine to review its entry ban on Russia`s singer who planned to participate in this year`s Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Yulia Samoilova, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”Certainly, the Ukrainian side`s decision seriously devalues the upcoming contest and this is a blow to Eurovision`s image,” Russian...

    Russia`s Eurovision participant Samoilova banned from entering Ukraine
    Mar22

    Russia`s Eurovision participant Samoilova banned from entering Ukraine

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine has banned Eurovision 2017 participant from Russia Yulia Samoilova from entering Ukraine. ”The Security Service of Ukraine has put Russian citizen Yulia Samoilova on Ukraine`s stop list for a period of three years,” SBU press secretary Olena Hitlyanska wrote on Facebook. The decision was made on the basis of...

    U.S. NSA director Rogers explains why Russia needs Ukraine`s Crimea
    Mar21

    U.S. NSA director Rogers explains why Russia needs Ukraine`s Crimea

    Director of the U.S. National Security Agency (NAS), Admiral Mike Rogers says Russia has no intention to return Crimea back to Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian language service of Voice of America (VOA). Answering a question whether Russia has intentions to return Crimea, he told a  congressional panel on Monday, March 20: ”They have publicly...

    PACE President visits Syria with Russian Duma delegates, Ukraine reacts
    Mar21

    PACE President visits Syria with Russian Duma delegates, Ukraine reacts

    A delegation of deputies of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) from the Czech Republic, Belgium, Serbia, and Italy and the State Duma of Russia led by PACE President of Pedro Agramunt has arrived in Syria, Channel One Russia has reported. The State Duma deputies are reported to have arranged this visit despite the fact...

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