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    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...

    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...

    Kremlin spokesman names conditions for holding Normandy Four meeting
    Sep30

    Kremlin spokesman names conditions for holding Normandy Four meeting

    The Kremlin has said that the work at the ”expert level” is underway to prepare for the meeting of the Normandy Four leaders at the highest level – the Heads of Ukraine, Germany, France and Russia, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Friday, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia. ”It [the Normandy Four...

    Russian prohibition of Crimean Tatar Mejlis is continuation of Stalin`s policy – Ukrainian President
    Sep30

    Russian prohibition of Crimean Tatar Mejlis is continuation of Stalin`s policy – Ukrainian President

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called the decision of the Supreme Court of Russia to ban the Crimean Tatar Mejlis xenophobic. ”Today, on the day of commemoration of victims of the Babyn Yar tragedy, the Supreme Court of Russia adopted xenophobic decision to ban the Mejlis. The policy of Stalin is alive,” Petro Poroshenko said during the...

    Russia steps up trolling attacks on the West, U.S. intel report finds
    Sep29

    Russia steps up trolling attacks on the West, U.S. intel report finds

    A new U.S. intelligence report says the Russian government is conducting a wide-ranging and ”opportunistic” campaign to expand its political influence in Europe by deploying Internet ”trolls and other cyber actors” to challenge pro-Western journalists and spread pro-Kremlin messages in social media forums, according to Yahoo News. Yahoo News...

    Director of World Jewish Congress: ”Millions of Ukrainians fought against Nazis”
    Sep29

    Director of World Jewish Congress: ”Millions of Ukrainians fought against Nazis”

    The Executive Director of the World Jewish Congress, Israel`s Laurence Weinbaum notes the need to honor Ukrainians who fought against the Nazis. ”We came here today to remember the terrible tragedy that befell the Jews of Kyiv and surrounding areas – it is Babii Yar, the 75th anniversary of the events,” Weinbaum said at a briefing in Kyiv, adding...

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