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    Siemens turbines supplied to Russia could surface in occupied Crimea
    Mar17

    Siemens turbines supplied to Russia could surface in occupied Crimea

    Germany`s Siemens says it has fulfilled its contract with Russia`s Technopromexport by supplying four gas turbines, while the buyer previously accused the manufacturer of contract breach. ”We have supplied turbines to Technopromexport,” CEO of the Siemens energy and gas production department in Russia Nikolai Rotmistrov said in an interview...

    Canada calls on international community to put pressure on Moscow over Russian aggression in Ukraine
    Mar17

    Canada calls on international community to put pressure on Moscow over Russian aggression in Ukraine

    Canada has expressed concern over human rights violations in the Russian-occupied Crimea and called on the international community to put pressure on Moscow in relation to Russia`s aggression against Ukraine, according to the statement by Canada`s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, issued March 16. See also: Canada...

    Merkel will visit Moscow for Putin talks
    Mar17

    Merkel will visit Moscow for Putin talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Thursday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Moscow for talks on May 2 for the first bilateral visit since Russia annexed Ukraine`s Crimea Peninsula in 2014, according to Reuters. There is no immediate prospect that Western sanctions imposed on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis will be...

    Germany calls Ukraine to stop blocking trade with Donbas separatists
    Mar17

    Germany calls Ukraine to stop blocking trade with Donbas separatists

    Berlin is concerned about the developments in eastern Ukraine, particularly, the blockade and calls to stop actions that lead to even greater escalation. German Federal Government Spokesman Steffen Seibert and German Foreign Ministry Spokesman Martin Schaefer have stated this at on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports from Germany....

    Russia paid ex White House adviser Flynn $67,000, documents show
    Mar17

    Russia paid ex White House adviser Flynn $67,000, documents show

    Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn was paid more than $67,000 by Russian companies before the U.S. presidential election, according to documents released on March 16 by a Democratic congressman, RFE/RL reports. U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings (Democrat-Maryland) asked the Trump administration to provide a comprehensive...

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian position in Donbas 197 times in past 48 hours, 1 soldier killed, 10 wounded
    Mar16

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian position in Donbas 197 times in past 48 hours, 1 soldier killed, 10 wounded

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 91 times in the past 24 hours, with four Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Donetsk sector, the Russian occupation forces fired all types...

    Kremlin rules out another referendum in occupied Crimea for lifting sanctions
    Mar16

    Kremlin rules out another referendum in occupied Crimea for lifting sanctions

    The Kremlin ruled out the possibility of holding another referendum in the occupied Crimea, so that the U.S. could cancel anti-Russian sanctions, Vladimir Putin`s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, according to an UNIAN correspondent in the Russian Federation. Asked, whether the Kremlin was ready for any deal with the U.S. on Crimea and, in...

    Canada to build spaceport for launching Ukrainian rockets
    Mar16

    Canada to build spaceport for launching Ukrainian rockets

    Canadian Maritime Launch Services has confirmed plans to build a rocket spaceport in Nova Scotia that will be used to launch commercial satellites into space, including Ukrainian ones, according to CBC News. Nova Scotia is familiar with launching ships, but never quite like this, CBC News reported. The province could soon be the site of a...

    After mass protests across Ukraine Poroshenko and Government turn 180 degree and announce economic blockade of Donbas
    Mar15

    After mass protests across Ukraine Poroshenko and Government turn 180 degree and announce economic blockade of Donbas

    The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine on Wednesday decided to stop the movement of goods across the line of demarcation in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation, considering the earlier expropriation of Ukrainian companies in the militant-controlled areas and escalation at the frontline, Secretary of the National Security and...

    Russian court to hear 1st case against Russian citizen fighting for Ukraine
    Mar15

    Russian court to hear 1st case against Russian citizen fighting for Ukraine

    The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation has forwarded a criminal case against the Russian citizen Artyom Shyrobokov, who is fighting in Donbas on the side of Ukraine, the Committee press service has told UNIAN. ”The investigation into the criminal case against citizen of the Russian Federation Artyom Shyrobokov was completed. The...

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