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    Lithuania intends to demand the seizure of Gazprom’s European property

    Lithuania accused Gazprom of abuse of its monopoly position in the natural gas market and imposed a fine of EUR 42 million, TASS reports. Vilnius expects to collect the fine using Gazprom’s property in other European countries. Lithuanian Ministry of Justice has prepared a special action plan for the recovery of the fine and any accrued...

    Russian Finance Minister: Moscow must prepare for new Western sanctions

    While speaking at a collegium of finance, treasury and tax authorities in Kazan, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said that Russia is being threatened with new financial sanctions. Anton Siluanov, the head of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, arrived at a joint meeting of Tatarstan’s financial departments on December...

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister: EU will increase pressure on Russia next year

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said in an interview with Voice of America to expect an increase in international pressure on Russia in the form of expanded sanctions and increased security assistance to Ukraine next year. “The EU is beginning to understand that other steps are needed, because Russia is waging war not only against...

    Sunday Saakashvili rally attempted to seize palace in Kyiv, 32 law enforcers hospitalized

    Speaking to his yet another “Impeachment March” on 17 December on Khreschatyk, the central street of the Ukrainian capital, Mikheil Saakashvili encouraged its participants: “Now we are walking from here to Zhovtnevyi Palace and there in Zhovtnevyi Palace will be headquarters of our coordination council. For us to be not only in tents at night....

    20 PACE members call to prevent return of Russia to PACE – Ukrainian delegation head

    The head of Ukraine’s delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Volodymyr Ariev has informed that 20 countries from the organization signed a declaration calling to stop efforts to restore the Russian delegation at PACE. The Ukrainian MP informed about this on his facebook page on 15 December, noting that...

    How falling for Putin’s Crimea narrative will feed Russian expansionism

    In summer 2017, the German Bundestag election campaign was rocked by an unexpected statement from the leader of Germany’s liberals, Christian Lindner. The chair of the Free Democratic Party (FDP) – a centre-right force hitherto known for its hawkish stance in support of international law and all-European integration – proposed to accept...

    Big city lights: How the foreigners go crazy in Ukraine

    Most of the foreign guests go to our country not to visit historical sites, but to hang out …read more Source:...

    Putin thanks Trump for CIA’s help in preventing terrorist attacks in St. Petersburg

    The Central Intelligence Agency of the United States gave the Russian special services information that helped to prevent bombings in St. Petersburg, the Kremlin press service reported. It was reported that on December 17, Russian President Vladimir Putin called the head of the White House, Donald Trump, to thank him for the information that was...

    Ukrainian Prosecutor’s Office places 75 ex-deputies of the Crimean parliament on wanted list

    The Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine’s Autonomous Republic of the Crimea reported that 75 former deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (the Supreme Council of Crimea) were put on wanted list as of December 2017, Krym.Realii reports citing the press service of the Prosecutor’s Office. The...

    Donbas: 120 mm mines hit Luhanske, Donetsk region

    Since Sunday morning, Russian militants have launched six attacks on Ukrainian positions …read more Source:...

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