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    International team to study exhumed Smolensk victims
    Nov15

    International team to study exhumed Smolensk victims

    A team of international experts will study the exhumed remains of victims of the 2010 Smolensk presidential plane crash, starting with those of President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria, according to Radio Poland. The bodies of the First Couple, who were among 96 people who died in the 2010 plane crash in western Russia, were the first to be...

    International Criminal Court in the Hague designates Crimea annexation by Russia as international armed conflict
    Nov15

    International Criminal Court in the Hague designates Crimea annexation by Russia as international armed conflict

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague has concluded that the situation within the territory of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol amounts to an international armed conflict between Ukraine and the Russian Federation. See also: Russian aggression against Ukraine, international law and global security: 25 key theses ”The information...

    U.S. introduced sanctions against 6 Members of Russian Parliament in relation to Crimea occupation
    Nov15

    U.S. introduced sanctions against 6 Members of Russian Parliament in relation to Crimea occupation

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury`s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Monday designated six individuals who represent Crimea and Sevastopol in the Russian State Duma (Parliament) and introduced sanctions against them in relation to Russia`s occupation of Crimea. Specifically, OFAC designated Dmitry Belik, Andrey Kozenko, Konstantin...

    EU Representative for Foreign Affairs Mogherini warns against ”black and white” representations of EU-Russia relations
    Nov15

    EU Representative for Foreign Affairs Mogherini warns against ”black and white” representations of EU-Russia relations

    European Union`s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini at the end of the informal dinner of the EU foreign minister in Brussels November 14 said that the EU engagement with Russia was ”constructive” and at the same time ”selective”. ”You know, the European Union has a very principled position on the...

    Trump, Putin hold phone talks
    Nov14

    Trump, Putin hold phone talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation with U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump, according to TASS citing the Kremlin`s press service. Both Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump are reported to have spoken in favor of increasing joint efforts to normalize the Russian-U.S. relations, TASS reported. The Russian president stressed...

    Extreme snowfalls in Ukraine: 400 vehicles stranded, 30 trains behind schedule
    Nov14

    Extreme snowfalls in Ukraine: 400 vehicles stranded, 30 trains behind schedule

    Heavy snowfalls across Ukraine have left about 350-400 vehicles stranded in Ternopil, Khmelnytsky, and Ivano-Frankivsk regions, while about 30 trains are behind their schedule, according to recent reports. It started to snow heavily on Sunday evening, it snowed overnight and snow depths vary from 5 to 20 cm, the operator of Ukrainian roads,...

    Russian Mig-29 crashes near its aircraft carrier in Mediterranean – U.S. officials
    Nov14

    Russian Mig-29 crashes near its aircraft carrier in Mediterranean – U.S. officials

    A Russian fighter jet crashed in the Mediterranean Sea shortly after launching from its aircraft carrier near the coast of Syria Sunday, two U.S. officials told Fox News. Three Russian MiG-29 fighter jets took off from their Soviet-era aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, and flew in the direction of Syria. Once airborne, one of the Russian jets...

    Ukraine to launch nuclear fuel production for own reactors in 2020
    Nov14

    Ukraine to launch nuclear fuel production for own reactors in 2020

    Ukraine plans to launch the production of nuclear fuel and elements (rods) containing nuclear fuel in 2020, aiming to provide Ukrainian nuclear reactors with fuel of own production and reduce imports. This is stated in the concept of the development of the nuclear industrial complex until 2020, which was previously adopted at a Cabinet meeting....

    Russia-made 300mm Smerch multiple rocket launcher ordnance found unexploded in Donbas
    Nov14

    Russia-made 300mm Smerch multiple rocket launcher ordnance found unexploded in Donbas

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine has reported an unexploded piece of ordnance of the Russian-made Smerch heavy multiple rocket launcher (MRL) was found in the Anti-Terrorist Operation zone in eastern Ukraine. The rocket landed in the yard of a local resident in the village of Berezove in Maryinsky district, Donetsk region, the SBU`s press...

    24 year old Anastasia Deeva was appointed as Ukrainian Deputy Minister despite of lie in job application and nude photos in social network
    Nov14

    24 year old Anastasia Deeva was appointed as Ukrainian Deputy Minister despite of lie in job application and nude photos in social network

    Ukrainian society is shocked because of the appointment of 24 year old Anastasia Deeva as Deputy Minister on European integration of Internal Affairs of Ukraine (Ukrainian Police). Deeva “became famous” in social networks with her nude photo. Click to see photos (18+) In 2013-2014 Anastasia Deeva worked as the assistant to Leonid...

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