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    So-called Yalta Forum unlikely to bring investment to sanctioned Crimea – European Commission
    Apr25

    So-called Yalta Forum unlikely to bring investment to sanctioned Crimea – European Commission

    Unlawful ”international” events, like a recent economic forum in Yalta in Russia-occupied Crimea, which took place on April 20-22, will not bring foreign investment to the peninsula as it is under sanctions, according to a representative of the European Commission. ”The EU does not recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by the...

    Former political prisoner from Crime Afanasyev to tell UK parliament of atrocities in Russian prisons
    Apr25

    Former political prisoner from Crime Afanasyev to tell UK parliament of atrocities in Russian prisons

    Former political prisoner Hennadiy Afanasyev, who was detained in Crimea in May 2014 and kept in Russia`s prison for 760 days, will give a two-hour lecture in the British Parliament, Voice of America reported on April 25. ”I`ve received an invitation from the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, from the Ukrainian Embassy in the UK to visit the country...

    PACE delegates demand resignation of PACE President over his trip to Syria with  Russian delegation
    Apr25

    PACE delegates demand resignation of PACE President over his trip to Syria with Russian delegation

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) demands the resignation of Pedro Agramunt from the post of PACE President. Italian representative Michele Nicoletti made a relevant statement at the PACE session in Strasbourg on Monday. After that, a number of deputies rose from their seats and supported the statement with applause....

    Both U.S. parties deal with pro-Russian Ukrainians – media
    Apr25

    Both U.S. parties deal with pro-Russian Ukrainians – media

    The Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA), administered by the Department of Justice and other sources, provides evidence of both Democrats and Republicans having been hired as political consultants and lobbyists by pro-Russian Ukrainian kleptocrats. These are the very same political figures who have been routinely criticized by U.S....

    Ukraine halts power supplies to occupied parts of Luhansk region
    Apr25

    Ukraine halts power supplies to occupied parts of Luhansk region

    Ukraine has shut down all power supplies to the occupied part of Luhansk region, according to the operator of the country`s power grids, state-run national energy company Ukrenergo. ”This night, electricity supplies to the temporarily uncontrolled territories of Luhansk region were completely stopped,” Ukrenergo`s acting head Vsevolod Kovalchuk...

    Macron campaign was target of cyber attacks by GRU-linked hackers – Reuters
    Apr25

    Macron campaign was target of cyber attacks by GRU-linked hackers – Reuters

    The campaign of Emmanuel Macron, the favorite to win France`s presidential election, has been targeted by a cyber espionage group linked by some experts to the Russian military intelligence agency GRU, according to Reuters. Feike Hacquebord, a researcher with security firm Trend Micro said he had found evidence that the spy group, dubbed ”Pawn...

    Russian journalist presents proofs of Russian Colonel Sergey Dubinsky involvement in MH17 downing
    Apr25

    Russian journalist presents proofs of Russian Colonel Sergey Dubinsky involvement in MH17 downing

    Special correspondent of Russia`s Novaya Gazeta Pavel Kanygin has found exclusive proof of involvement of Russian Colonel Sergey Dubinsky, nom de guerre Khmuryi (‘Gloomy’ or ‘Grumpy’), in the organization of the MH17 downing in occupied territory in Donbas in July 2014. See also: Short summary of MH17 crash investigation....

    EU considers Russia main threat to Black Sea region – Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine
    Apr25

    EU considers Russia main threat to Black Sea region – Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine

    Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine Hugues Mingarelli has said that Russia is seen as the main threat to the Black Sea region, according to an UNIAN correspondent. Speaking at the meeting of the international roundtable in Kyiv, he said that the European Union understands that it needs to strengthen relations with Russia and...

    Trump and Merkel discussed by phone a peaceful solution of Donbas crisis
    Apr25

    Trump and Merkel discussed by phone a peaceful solution of Donbas crisis

    U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed by phone a peaceful solution of the Donbas conflict, according to the White House. ”The President also reaffirmed our support for German- and French-led efforts to negotiate a peaceful settlement to the conflict in Ukraine on the basis of the Minsk agreements,” the...

    Russia`s hybrid forces attack Maryinka, damage civilians` houses
    Apr25

    Russia`s hybrid forces attack Maryinka, damage civilians` houses

    Residential quarters of the Ukrainian-controlled town of Maryinka in Donbas, Ukraine`s east, have come under fire when Russia`s hybrid forces mounted an attack on Ukrainian troops stationed near the town on Monday evening, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. ”Houses are reported to have been damaged....

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