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    FSB hands Ukrainian man detained for alleged espionage in Samara over to ”DPR” militants
    Apr20

    FSB hands Ukrainian man detained for alleged espionage in Samara over to ”DPR” militants

    The Ukrainian citizen earlier detained in Russia`s Samara allegedly for spying for Ukraine`s intelligence services was deported from Russia to the militant-controlled area of Donetsk region, the self-styled ”Donetsk People`s Republic,” TASS reported with reference to the regional office of the FSB Federal Security Service. ”A citizen of 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...

    Russia`s further invasion will take 2-3 hours if it chooses to advance – Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine
    Apr20

    Russia`s further invasion will take 2-3 hours if it chooses to advance – Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine

    Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov claims that if Russia chooses to further advance in Ukraine, the invasion will take from two to three hours. ”The Russian units stationed near the state border [with Ukraine] are capable of arriving in the territory of our state and assisting hybrid troops in...

    Russian government think tank drew up plan to sway 2016 U.S. election – documents
    Apr20

    Russian government think tank drew up plan to sway 2016 U.S. election – documents

    A Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters` faith in the American electoral system, three current and four former U.S. officials told Reuters. They described two confidential documents from the think tank as providing the framework...

    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...

    Russia`s tanks in Donbas represent ”peak” of its warfare capability – Bellingcat
    Apr20

    Russia`s tanks in Donbas represent ”peak” of its warfare capability – Bellingcat

    Russia has used the T-90 main battle tank and its variants in occupied Donbas, which currently represent ”the peak of armored warfare capability of Russian ground forces,” according to Bellingcat, an international OSINT community. ”In the summer of 2014, reports of T-90 family tank sightings in eastern Ukraine started to appear,” Bellingcat said...

    France says it has proof Assad carried out deadly chemical attack
    Apr20

    France says it has proof Assad carried out deadly chemical attack

    The French foreign minister has said that France`s intelligence services have evidence that the Syrian government carried out the alleged chemical weapons attack on a rebel village earlier this month, The Independent reports. ”There is an investigation underway… it`s a question of days and we will provide proof that the regime carried out...

    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...

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