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    Election in occupied Donbas no longer on Minsk agenda – Ukraine`s negotiator
    Mar10

    Election in occupied Donbas no longer on Minsk agenda – Ukraine`s negotiator

    Expert of the political subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group on the settlement of the Donbas crisis Olga Aivazovska claims that the issue of holding local elections in Russia-occupied Donbas is no longer on the agenda of Minsk peace talks due to the efforts of the Ukrainian side, according to a Ukrainian television channel. ”In fact, the...

    Arbitrators rule Russia obliged under BIT to protect Ukrainian investors in Crimea following annexation
    Mar10

    Arbitrators rule Russia obliged under BIT to protect Ukrainian investors in Crimea following annexation

    In a pair of rulings rendered on February 24, 2017 by identically-constituted tribunals hearing parallel claims against the Russian Federation, certain key jurisdictional objections have been dismissed, according to IAReporter. In particular, arbitrators have accepted the principle that Russia could be liable under the Ukraine-Russia BIT for the...

    Russian troops attacked 177 times Ukrainian positions in Donbas in last 48 hours
    Mar10

    Russian troops attacked 177 times Ukrainian positions in Donbas in last 48 hours

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 69 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size ”The town of Maryinka, and the villages of Chermalyk and Pavlopil in the Mariupol sector came under mortar fire, while grenade launchers...

    Wikileaks transformed into Russia`s helping hand – media
    Mar09

    Wikileaks transformed into Russia`s helping hand – media

    Once created to promote absolute transparency, Wikileaks has increasingly been turning into an instrument that Russia exploits in its own interests, according to Neue Zurcher Zeitung. In the first few years, WikiLeaks followed a community approach: everyone could upload to the portal and edit leaked documents; The whole team decided which...

    Hearings on Ukraine vs. Russia case in Hague over, ruling expected before May
    Mar09

    Hearings on Ukraine vs. Russia case in Hague over, ruling expected before May

    Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, agent of Ukraine Olena Zerkal has announced that the UN International Court of Justice in The Hague has completed hearings on Ukraine`s case against Russia; a court ruling is expected by the end of April, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”We`re looking forward to a court ruling, and I hope it will...

    Ukraine army to enhance combat tactics to avoid civilian casualties – Defense Minister
    Mar09

    Ukraine army to enhance combat tactics to avoid civilian casualties – Defense Minister

    Ukraine`s Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak during a meeting with President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer said that the Armed Forces of Ukraine were ready to improve the processes of planning and conducting combat operations to avoid civilian casualties in Donbas, according to the ministry`s press service....

    Federal criminal probe being opened into WikiLeaks` publication of CIA documents
    Mar09

    Federal criminal probe being opened into WikiLeaks` publication of CIA documents

    A federal criminal investigation is being opened into WikiLeaks` publication of documents detailing alleged CIA hacking operations, several U.S. officials told CNN Wednesday. The officials said the FBI and CIA are coordinating reviews of the matter, CNN reported. The investigation is looking into how the documents came into WikiLeaks` possession...

    International Court of Justice hearing: Ukraine`s rep cites arguments in favor of imposing provisional measures against Russia
    Mar08

    International Court of Justice hearing: Ukraine`s rep cites arguments in favor of imposing provisional measures against Russia

    Representative of Ukraine in the International Court of Justice in The Hague Dr. Harold Hongju Koh accused Russia`s agent of distorting facts and regulations, and urged the Court to urgently introduce provisional measures against the Russian Federation, an UNIAN correspondent reports. Dr Koh said the ICJ was faced with a tragic situation...

    EU to extend anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine next week – journalist
    Mar08

    EU to extend anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine next week – journalist

    The European Union will extend sanctions next week due to Russia`s threat to the territorial integrity of Ukraine, according to RFE/RL correspondent in Brussels Rikard Jozwiak. ”EU will next week extend sanctions on 150 people and 37 entities from Ukraine and Russia who have threatened the territorial integrity of Ukraine,” Jozwiak wrote on...

    3rd day of ICJ hearings in The Hague: Ukraine comments on Russia`s ”arguments”
    Mar08

    3rd day of ICJ hearings in The Hague: Ukraine comments on Russia`s ”arguments”

    The International Court of Justice in The Hague is holding the third day of hearings in a Ukraine vs Russia case, where Kyiv insists on introducing provisional measures against the Russian Federation. Today, Ukraine will express its objections to the arguments submitted by Russian agents yesterday, March 7, according to an UNIAN correspondent in...

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