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    Naftogaz seeks to recover $28.3 bln from Gazprom in Stockholm arbitration
    Oct03

    Naftogaz seeks to recover $28.3 bln from Gazprom in Stockholm arbitration

    The amount of the claims filed by national joint stock company Naftogaz of Ukraine against Russian gas monopoly Gazprom under a lawsuit lodged with the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce was US$28.3 billion as of July 31, 2016, according to the Ukrainian company`s annual report for 2015 published on its website. Naftogaz...

    Ukraine`s diplomat explains how to bypass Russia`s veto in creating MH17 tribunal
    Oct03

    Ukraine`s diplomat explains how to bypass Russia`s veto in creating MH17 tribunal

    Ukrainian diplomat Volodymyr Vasylenko, who worked as Ukraine`s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, a judge for the International Criminal Court in 2001-2005 and was Ukraine`s envoy to the UN Human Rights Council in 2006-2010, says that Ukraine should insist on the creation of an international tribunal on the downing of flight MH17 to...

    How FSB arrested Ukrainian journalist in Moscow – video
    Oct03

    How FSB arrested Ukrainian journalist in Moscow – video

    Lefortovo court in Moscow has arrested Mr Sushchenko on ”espionage” charges (Art.276 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). Sushchenko told human rights activists that psychological pressure had been exerted on him during arrest. The investigator did not allow him to call home and tell his wife about his arrest, according to the...

    Media publish correspondence between Donbas militants and Kremlin propaganda mentors
    Oct03

    Media publish correspondence between Donbas militants and Kremlin propaganda mentors

    Russian militants have a propaganda campaign ongoing against the Kyiv authorities and the West on orders from Moscow consultants, according to the published e-mail correspondence, which is at the disposal of Die Zeit. About 11 gigabytes leaked from the ”Ministry of Information” of the militants. ”Moscow mentors who control the propaganda war are...

    Ukrainian reporter arrested in Moscow on ”espionage” charges
    Oct02

    Ukrainian reporter arrested in Moscow on ”espionage” charges

    Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko of Ukrinform news agency was spotted in the Moscow-based pre-trial detention facility Lefortovo by members of NGO Public Monitoring Commission of Moscow, Ukrinform reports. Lefortovo court in Moscow has arrested Mr Sushchenko on ”espionage” charges (Art.276 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). ”In...

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine 26.09.– 02.10.2016
    Oct02

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine 26.09.– 02.10.2016

    Georgia Caucasus Strategic Studies Institute (Georgia) : In Russia has no more cynical organization than the FSB and the Foreign Intelligence Service. - 1 October 2016, 21:10 bellingcat (UK) : Russia’s SU-27 Probably Departed Belarus - 1 October 2016, 20:40 Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (USA) : The New Internal Forces Driving...

    Ukraine names specific units of Russian army who seized Crimea in 2014
    Oct02

    Ukraine names specific units of Russian army who seized Crimea in 2014

    The Military Prosecutor`s Office of Ukraine for the first time named the exact units of the Russian Armed Forces that took part in seizing Crimea and told about the training of the so-called Russian ”little green men”, according to Hromadske Radio. ”The investigation established and found enough evidence for me to claim with confidence what units...

    NATO ready to step up support of Ukraine in countering Russian aggression
    Oct01

    NATO ready to step up support of Ukraine in countering Russian aggression

    Secretary General of NATO Parliamentary Assembly David Hobbs says NATO has expressed its readiness to provide more support to Ukraine in the fight against the aggressive actions taken by Russia and Russian-backed militants in eastern Ukraine. He made the statement at a meeting with newly appointed head of the permanent delegation of the Verkhovna...

    Ukraine: Russian troops violated ceasefire and concentrated near Butivka mine
    Oct01

    Ukraine: Russian troops violated ceasefire and concentrated near Butivka mine

    Russian and separatists military forces in Donbas take advantage of the ceasefire and are now setting their firing points very close to the Ukrainian positions in an attempt to form a semicircle around the Butivka coal mine, according to Ukraine`s TV news service TSN. The enemy has long ago determined its targets at the coal mine, and there are...

    Russia sends more warplanes to Syria amid world anger at “barbarous” strikes
    Oct01

    Russia sends more warplanes to Syria amid world anger at “barbarous” strikes

    Russia is sending more warplanes to Syria to ramp up its campaign of air strikes, a Russian newspaper reported on Friday, as Moscow defied global censure over an escalation that Western countries say has torpedoed diplomacy, according to Reuters. U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel described the Russian and Syrian...

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