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    Ukrainian President to Sue Russia Over Crimea Bridge Construction
    Sep30

    Ukrainian President to Sue Russia Over Crimea Bridge Construction

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has given instructions to sue Russia for causing “environmental damage” as a result of building a bridge to Crimea, Ukrainian presidential spokesman Svyatoslav Tsegolko said Friday. “The president gave instructions to sue the Russian Federation because of environmental damage from the...

    In US: Government tightens financial sanctions on Russian banks, energy firms
    Sep29

    In US: Government tightens financial sanctions on Russian banks, energy firms

    The US Treasury Friday announced tighter financial sanctions on Russian banks and energy firms because of Moscow's continued interference in Ukraine. The US Treasury Friday announced tighter financial sanctions on Russian banks and energy firms because of Moscow’s continued interference in Ukraine.In a move aimed at making it harder...

    Ukrainian Court Sentences Two Journalists to Nine Years in Prison
    Sep29

    Ukrainian Court Sentences Two Journalists to Nine Years in Prison

    KIEV (Sputnik) — A court in Ukraine’s Zhytomyr region sentenced two journalists, who had been previously detained on charges of separatism, to nine years in prison, local media reported. The Andrushovsky court of the Zhytomyr region found journalists Dmitry Vasilets and Evgeny Timonin guilty, both were given nine years in prison, including...

    Benjamin Mendy: Manchester City make do without player at champions Chelsea
    Sep29

    Benjamin Mendy: Manchester City make do without player at champions Chelsea

    The 23-year-old France full-back has been in fine form for City since his £50 million ($67 million, 57 million euros) pre-season move from Monaco. Manchester City’s defensive resilience in the absence of the injured Benjamin Mendy faces its first and arguably toughest test when the Premier League leaders travel to champions Chelsea on...

    Amnesty exposes Kiir’s illicit US$46m South Sudan arms deal brokered under UK government’s nose
    Sep29

    Amnesty exposes Kiir’s illicit US$46m South Sudan arms deal brokered under UK government’s nose

    Tweet Amnesty International, 26/SEPT/2017, SSN; Research released by Amnesty International today reveals how a shell company in the heart of London’s West End acted as an intermediary in huge prospective arms deals to war-torn South Sudan and other countries, thanks to regulatory gaps which are making the UK a hotspot for companies involved...

    Atletico Madrid: After Atletico ambush, Chelsea’s player sets sights on Manchester City
    Sep29

    Atletico Madrid: After Atletico ambush, Chelsea’s player sets sights on Manchester City

    Eden Hazard says Chelsea will carry the momentum from their superb Champions League win over Atletico Madrid into Saturday's Stamford Bridge showdown with free-scoring Premier League leaders Manchester City. Eden Hazard says Chelsea will carry the momentum from their superb Champions League win over Atletico Madrid into Saturday’s...

    Blast rocks arms depot in Ukraine
    Sep29

    Blast rocks arms depot in Ukraine

    Authorities probe possible sabotage Ukrainian authorities evacuated more than 30 000 people from the central Vinnytsia region yesterday after a The post Blast rocks arms depot in Ukraine appeared first on HeraldLIVE. …read more Source: Herald...

    South Sudan lauds Ukraine over denial of arm dealings
    Sep29

    South Sudan lauds Ukraine over denial of arm dealings

    September 28, 2017 (JUBA/NAIROBI) – South Sudan government on Thursday welcomed a statement by the Ukrainian government, denying that its state service of export control did not permit any company involved in arms deal to export arms to any nation, including South Sudan. S. Sudan cabinet affairs minister Martin Elia Lomoro (Photo KT Press)...

    News24.com | Ukraine arms depot ‘sabotage’ – 1000s evacuated after Ukraine arms depot ‘sabotage’ blasts
    Sep27

    News24.com | Ukraine arms depot ‘sabotage’ – 1000s evacuated after Ukraine arms depot ‘sabotage’ blasts

    Ukrainian authorities have evacuated more than 30 000 people from the central Vinnytsya region after a huge arms depot caught fire and set off explosions in what prosecutors say is a possible act of “sabotage”. …read more Source:...

    No Written Proposals Sent to Russia on UN Donbass Mission – Lavrov
    Sep24

    No Written Proposals Sent to Russia on UN Donbass Mission – Lavrov

    VLADIVOSTOK (Sputnik) — Russia has not received any concrete written proposals from any country regarding deployment of UN peacekeeping mission in Donbass, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Sunday. “We have made a proposal [on deployment of UN peacekeepers in Donbas] and provided reasoning for it in all ways possible, including through...

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