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    Ukrainian government intimidates with consequences of trade blockade Russia-occupied Donbas: power blackout, devaluation, $2 bln losses
    Mar02

    Ukrainian government intimidates with consequences of trade blockade Russia-occupied Donbas: power blackout, devaluation, $2 bln losses

    Ukraine may lose up to $2 billion and the national currency exchange rate will weaken due to the blockade of Russia-occupied Donbas, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said. If the blockade fails to be stopped, Ukrainian metallurgy may lose up to 300,000 jobs, according to the Ukrainian president. ”300,000 people will lose their jobs. The state...

    Organizers of blockade of trade with Russia-occupied Donbas announce ”second phase,” proceed to blocking motorways
    Mar02

    Organizers of blockade of trade with Russia-occupied Donbas announce ”second phase,” proceed to blocking motorways

    The organizers of the blockade of the temporarily occupied territory of Donbas are proceeding to the second phase of their rally, claiming the blockade of motorways is to follow the already-introduced blocking of railways. ”After we`ve blocked almost all railway traffic, we`re proceeding to the second phase – we`re starting to block motorways,...

    Ukraine Justice Ministry says Ukraine expects International Court of Justice to prohibit Russia from financing terrorism in Donbas
    Mar02

    Ukraine Justice Ministry says Ukraine expects International Court of Justice to prohibit Russia from financing terrorism in Donbas

    Ukrainian Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko has said Ukraine expects the International Court of Justice to prohibit Russia from financing terrorism in eastern Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”It will be interesting and challenging hearing. But I am sure that we have a very strong position, the truth will see triumph and we will win,”...

    Russia`s financial aggression cost Ukraine nearly $1 bln – Trade Envoy
    Mar02

    Russia`s financial aggression cost Ukraine nearly $1 bln – Trade Envoy

    Direct financial losses Ukraine has suffered as a result of Russian trade aggression amounted to about $1 billion, Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade and Ukraine`s Trade Representative Natalia Mykolska said in an interview with ZN.ua. ”The greatest losses are related to exports to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan – more than 40% of...

    Escalation in Eastern Ukraine: 117 attacks on Ukrainian positions, 2 killed, 2 wounded in last day
    Mar01

    Escalation in Eastern Ukraine: 117 attacks on Ukrainian positions, 2 killed, 2 wounded in last day

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 117 times in the past 24 hours with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as killed in action (KIA) and two as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, Russian...

    Former top SBU general explains hustle over seizure of Ukrainian enterprises in occupied Donbas
    Mar01

    Former top SBU general explains hustle over seizure of Ukrainian enterprises in occupied Donbas

    Pro-Russian militants of the so-called ”LPR”/”DPR,” who are now claiming they will ”nationalize” Ukrainian companies, had already had their watchdogs in these businesses monitoring commercial activity and receiving kickbacks, said former head of the main investigation department of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine Major-General Vasyl Vovk....

    Ukraine`s defense ministry names three reasons for escalation in Donbas
    Mar01

    Ukraine`s defense ministry names three reasons for escalation in Donbas

    Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation Andriy Lysenko has said that the escalation of fighting in Donbas was connected with the so-called ”ultimatum” by militants, the arrival of units of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian armed forces into the occupied territory, and the arrival of...

    Russian militants declare ”nationalization” of Ukrainian enterprises located in occupied areas
    Mar01

    Russian militants declare ”nationalization” of Ukrainian enterprises located in occupied areas

    The self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk ”people`s republics” from March 1 are introducing the so-called external control at all Ukrainian enterprises operating in the temporarily occupied areas of Donbas as a response to the trading blockade of the militant-held territory, according to TASS. ”We are forced to declare that if the blockade is not...

    Johnson says Britain fully support Ukraine in its fight against Russian aggression
    Mar01

    Johnson says Britain fully support Ukraine in its fight against Russian aggression

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has wrote on Twitter that Britain and Poland fully support Ukraine in its fight against Russian aggression. ”In Kyiv on joint visit with Polish FM #Waszczykowski to show Ukraine we are 100% behind them against Russian aggression,” he tweeted. On March 1, Foreign Ministers of Britain and Poland Boris Johnson...

    Hacked correspondence shows Kremlin`s efforts to promote ”Russian world” in Poland by funding radicals
    Mar01

    Hacked correspondence shows Kremlin`s efforts to promote ”Russian world” in Poland by funding radicals

    Ukrainian ”hacktivists” have gained access to the correspondence of one of the Kremlin`s coordinators Alexander Usovsky, who had been promoting the ideas of the ”Russian world” in Poland. According to the leaked data, back in 2014, Usovsky pitched his ideas to promote ”Russian world” to the team of the Russian oligarch Konstantin Malofeev, who is...

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