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    5 countries align with anti-Russia sanctions of European Union until mid-March
    Oct24

    5 countries align with anti-Russia sanctions of European Union until mid-March

    Ukraine, Montenegro, Albania, Liechtenstein, and Norway have aligned themselves with the sanctions extended by the Council of the European Union against Russia as restrictive measures for undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. ”The Candidate Countries Montenegro and Albania, and the EFTA...

    Russia ready for “asymmetric response” to tougher U.S. sanctions
    Oct24

    Russia ready for “asymmetric response” to tougher U.S. sanctions

    Russia has devised a series of asymmetric measures to be taken should the United States tighten up sanctions, Deputy Foreign Minister Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said on Monday, according to Russian news agency TASS. See also: Putin admits impact of anti-Russian sanctions The diplomat was speaking at a meeting of the Federation...

    Russian troops launched about 100 shells on Ukrainian Army near Donetsk in last day
    Oct24

    Russian troops launched about 100 shells on Ukrainian Army near Donetsk in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces launched about 100 shells on the Ukrainian positions in the Donetsk sector in the last day, according to Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman for the Anti-Terrorist Operation Andriy Lysenko. ”In the Donetsk sector, the fighting took place in two areas yesterday – Luhanske and Avdiyivka. The occupiers used heavy...

    Kremlin: Deployment of OSCE armed mission on Ukrainian-Russian border not discussed in Berlin
    Oct24

    Kremlin: Deployment of OSCE armed mission on Ukrainian-Russian border not discussed in Berlin

    The Normandy Four leaders did not discuss the deployment of the OSCE armed mission at the uncontrolled section of the Ukrainian-Russian border, and Russian President Vladimir Putin gave only a ”potential agreement,” press secretary of the Russian president, Dmitry Peskov said, answering a question of an UNIAN correspondent in Russia. ”As for some...

    6 Ukrainians arrested by KGB of Transnistria on alleged ”recon mission”
    Oct24

    6 Ukrainians arrested by KGB of Transnistria on alleged ”recon mission”

    The so-called ”State Security Committee” (or KGB – in Russian) of unrecognized Transnistria reported on the detention of six Ukrainian citizens for alleged spying, among them an employee of Ukraine`s State Border Guard Service ”The operatives of the border unit have arrested six citizens of Ukraine who had been conducting surveillance in...

    ”Green light for torture”: Sentsov transferred to punishment cell
    Oct23

    ”Green light for torture”: Sentsov transferred to punishment cell

    Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov, who was illegally sentenced in Russia for 20 years, has been transferred to a punishment cell, Sentsov`s cousin, Natalia Kaplan, wrote on Facebook. ”Oleh Sentsov is in the punishment cell. It is believed that now the colony has a green light for torture,” she wrote. Earlier, Ukrainian film director Sentsov...

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine 17.10.– 23.10.2016
    Oct23

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine 17.10.– 23.10.2016

    Coalition For Defense (The Netherlands) : The Decline of the West, and How to Stop It – 22 October 2016, 14:06 Geopolitical Futures (USA) : Watch List Findings: Oct. 22, 2016 – 22 October 2016, 12:51 Global Ukraine (Ukraine) : Syria, Brexit and migrants – is there any place for Ukraine on the international agenda? – 21 October...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 33 times in last day
    Oct23

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 33 times in last day

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 33 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers violated the ceasefire regime 22 times. They fired 82mm and 120mm mortars, grenade launchers, machine guns and small arms on the...

    Polish commission presents new Smolensk plane crash findings
    Oct22

    Polish commission presents new Smolensk plane crash findings

    A commission set up to carry out a new probe into the 2010 crash of a Polish presidential plane on Friday presented findings which it said cast doubt on earlier official reports by Poland and Russia, according to Radio Poland. The commission concluded that the bodies of some of the passengers showed signs of damage that could not be explained by...

    Ukrainian citizen Klykh convicted in Russia gone mad due to torture – human rights activists
    Oct22

    Ukrainian citizen Klykh convicted in Russia gone mad due to torture – human rights activists

    Ukrainian citizen Stanislav Klykh contained in the Grozny detention center, Chechnya, has gone mad because of the torture, which was applied to him during the arrest and during the preliminary investigation, Russian human rights activist and member of the Moscow Public Oversight Commission to monitor compliance with the rights of prisoners Zoia...

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