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    Ukrainian analyst and Poroshenko`s advisor Volodymyr Horbuli assesses probability of Russian annexation of occupied Donbas
    Apr14

    Ukrainian analyst and Poroshenko`s advisor Volodymyr Horbuli assesses probability of Russian annexation of occupied Donbas

    Director of the National Institute for Strategic Studies, academician, adviser to the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Horbulin believes that Russia will not go for the annexation of certain regions of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”Today, the Russian Federation hanged Donbas as a stone on Ukraine`s neck, it...

    Ukraine to launch big blockchain deal with tech firm Bitfury
    Apr14

    Ukraine to launch big blockchain deal with tech firm Bitfury

    Ukraine has partnered with global technology company the Bitfury Group to put a sweeping range of government data on a blockchain platform, the firm`s chief executive officer told Reuters, in a project he described as probably the largest of its kind anywhere. Bitfury, a blockchain company with offices in the United States and overseas, will...

    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...

    Number of Ukrainian hostages in Donbas rises to 126 – representative of Ukraine in the Minsk Contact Group
    Apr14

    Number of Ukrainian hostages in Donbas rises to 126 – representative of Ukraine in the Minsk Contact Group

    The representative of Ukraine in the humanitarian subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group for the peaceful settlement in Donbas, First Deputy Chair of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko says that the number of Ukrainian hostages in the occupied areas of Donbas has increased to 126 people. ”Unfortunately, there are already 126 people on the...

    AP: U.S. hit IS with largest non-nuclear bomb ever used
    Apr14

    AP: U.S. hit IS with largest non-nuclear bomb ever used

    U.S. forces in Afghanistan on Thursday struck an Islamic State tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan with ”the mother of all bombs,” the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military, Pentagon officials said, according to the Associated Press. The bomb, known officially as a GBU-43B, or massive ordnance air blast weapon,...

    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...

    “It`s crazy what`s going on” – Trump about situation in Donbas
    Apr13

    “It`s crazy what`s going on” – Trump about situation in Donbas

    U.S. President Donald Trump has mentioned the situation in the east of Ukraine, Donbas, when describing problems in the world, saying: ”it`s crazy what`s going on,” according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”It`s crazy what`s going on – whether it`s the Middle East or you look at – no matter where the – Ukraine – you look at – whatever you look at,...

    U.S. intel has intercepts of Assad military communication with chemical experts ahead of sarin attack
    Apr13

    U.S. intel has intercepts of Assad military communication with chemical experts ahead of sarin attack

    The U.S. military and intelligence community has intercepted communications featuring Syrian military and chemical experts talking about preparations for the sarin attack in Idlib last week, a senior U.S. official tells CNN. The intercepts were part of an immediate review of all intelligence in the hours after the attack to confirm responsibility...

    EU foreign affairs chief Mogherini to pay first official visit to Russia on April 24
    Apr12

    EU foreign affairs chief Mogherini to pay first official visit to Russia on April 24

    EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini will make her first official visit to Russia on April 24, according to Radio Free Europe /Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). Mogherini`s office made the announcement on April 12, amid increased tensions between Moscow and the 28-member bloc over Russia`s actions in Ukraine and Syria, among other things, RFE/RL...

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