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    Ukrainian Hacker Sentenced to Jail in US for Role in Massive Fraud Scheme
    May23

    Ukrainian Hacker Sentenced to Jail in US for Role in Massive Fraud Scheme

    NEW YORK (Sputnik) — Ukrainian citizen Vadym Iermolovych was sentenced to 30 months in prison for his role in the largest known computer hacking and securities fraud scheme, US Department of Justice announced in a press release Monday. “A Ukrainian hacker was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for his role in an international scheme to hack...

    Got the Picture: Kiev Says Complete Ban on Russian Social Networks Impossible
    May22

    Got the Picture: Kiev Says Complete Ban on Russian Social Networks Impossible

    KIEV (Sputnik) – It is impossible to completely block the Russian social networks in Ukraine, deputy head of Ukraine’s presidential administration Dmitry Shimkiv said on Monday, adding that the reduction of the networks’ audience would be an achievement for the Ukrainian authorities. “It is really impossible to ban [Russian social...

    Macron: French President to host Putin at Versailles palace on May 29
    May22

    Macron: French President to host Putin at Versailles palace on May 29

    The meeting will coincide with an exhibition celebrating 300 years of Franco-Russian ties. French President Emmanuel Macron will host Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for talks at the Versailles palace on May 29, the French presidency said on Monday, as the countries look to reset strained relations. The meeting, confirmed by the Kremlin, will...

    Russia launches wide-ranging trade dispute against Ukraine at WTO
    May22

    Russia launches wide-ranging trade dispute against Ukraine at WTO

    MOSCOW-Russia has launched a wide-ranging trade complaint against Ukraine, saying it is facing a “universe of restrictions, prohibitions, requirements and procedures”, a World Trade Organization statement said on Monday. , The alleged breaches of the trade rules affect trade in goods and services from Russia, as well as transit, the...

    Don’t Have It? Steal It! Ukraine Moves to Confiscate Coal Shipments From Donbass
    May21

    Don’t Have It? Steal It! Ukraine Moves to Confiscate Coal Shipments From Donbass

    Earlier Ukrainian Energy Minister Igor Nasalik issued directives to revenue and customs agencies to confiscate coal shipments originating from Donetsk and Lugansk regions – a decision prompted by an energy crisis that erupted following the economic blockade imposed against these territories by Ukrainian forces. In late January, a group of former...

    Kiev Pins Hopes on Chinese Investment Amid Lukewarm Reception From EU
    May21

    Kiev Pins Hopes on Chinese Investment Amid Lukewarm Reception From EU

    On Friday, the Kiev City State Administration signed a memorandum of understanding with a Chinese consortium for the construction of a fourth underground railway line for the city’s subway system. The consortium, which includes the China Railway International Group and the China Pacific Construction Group, will oversee the 30 billion...

    Blast Hits Office of Ukraine’s Right Wing Party in Kiev, No Casualties Resulted
    May21

    Blast Hits Office of Ukraine’s Right Wing Party in Kiev, No Casualties Resulted

    KIEV (Sputnik) — An explosion hit the office of Ukraine’s right-wing party The Congress of Ukrainian Nationalists in the country’s capital of Kiev, local media reported. According to Hromadske TV broadcaster, no one was injured. Unknown individuals threw a combat grenade into the building, the same reports suggested. The police is...

    Germany Ready to Intensify Work of Normandy Four on Ukraine – Kiev
    May21

    Germany Ready to Intensify Work of Normandy Four on Ukraine – Kiev

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Germany is ready to intensify the work of the Normandy Four format and considers that the G7 states should more actively support the process of Ukrainian reforms, Svyatoslav Tsegolko, the press secretary of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, said Saturday. Earlier in the day, Poroshenko held talks with German Chancellor Angela...

    News24.com | Merkel wants to restart Minsk talks on Ukraine
    May20

    News24.com | Merkel wants to restart Minsk talks on Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she wants to initiate new talks on the stagnant peace process in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ceasefire? Be Damned! Poroshenko Sends Soviet T-80 Tanks to Donbass
    May20

    Ceasefire? Be Damned! Poroshenko Sends Soviet T-80 Tanks to Donbass

    Poroshenko posted bombastic footage of Ukraine’s T-80 battle tanks on his Facebook page, accompanying it with the nationalistic #GloryToUkraine hashtag. “Another batch of beautiful T-80 tanks will be sent to the Ukrainian Airmobile Forces on the front line! We are working further to reinforce our defensive capacity!” However, with this...

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