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While you were sleeping: 24 April 2017
Apr24

While you were sleeping: 24 April 2017

Macron to face off against Le Pen, first American observer dies in Ukraine, and Sharapova to make a return at Australia Open. …read more Source: Daily...

American OSCE monitor killed in rebel east Ukraine
Apr24

American OSCE monitor killed in rebel east Ukraine

by Olga SHYLENKO and Yulia SILINA in Donetsk An American monitor with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe died after a mission patrol vehicle hit a landmine in the Russian-backed separatist east, eliciting sharp words towards Moscow from US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday. …read more Source: Daily...

American member of watchdog OSCE killed in Ukraine
Apr24

American member of watchdog OSCE killed in Ukraine

The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe said the killing was the first death of one of its members while on patrol in Ukraine. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

Italy Condemns Any Violence in East Ukraine, Following OSCE Car Blast
Apr24

Italy Condemns Any Violence in East Ukraine, Following OSCE Car Blast

ROME (Sputnik) – Italy condemns any acts of violence in eastern Ukraine, the country’s Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said on Sunday commenting on the blast that killed a member of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission (SMM). “I am deeply mourning for the reports coming from eastern...

Ukrainian Forces Accuse Donbass Militia of Carrying Out Shellings
Apr23

Ukrainian Forces Accuse Donbass Militia of Carrying Out Shellings

KIEV (Sputnik) — Ukrainian forces on Sunday published a statement on Facebook accusing militias from the self-proclaimed republics of Donbass of having shelled their positions 46 times in the past 24 hours. The positions of the Kiev forces have been bombed 46 times, according to the statement published by the press center of Ukraine’s...

Crimean Tatars’ Public Organizations Work Freely in Russia – Kremlin
Apr23

Crimean Tatars’ Public Organizations Work Freely in Russia – Kremlin

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Extremist activities in Russia are banned, but public activities are not, there are no restrictions on the functioning of public organizations of Crimean Tatars, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday. “Actually, there are no restrictions on the functioning of public organizations of Russian citizens — Crimean Tatars....

‘It’s Stupid to Be Afraid’: Italian Politician on Yalta Economic Forum in Crimea
Apr22

‘It’s Stupid to Be Afraid’: Italian Politician on Yalta Economic Forum in Crimea

Last year, the local legislature of Liguria, just like the parliaments of several other Italian regions, urged the central government to recognize Crimea’s reunification with Russia and ask the EU to lift the sanctions it imposed on Russia in 2014. “I came here with a the hope for a better future because ending the sanctions and recognizing...

Russia Takes Calmly Ukrainian Protests Over Crimea – Deputy FM
Apr21

Russia Takes Calmly Ukrainian Protests Over Crimea – Deputy FM

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Thursday, Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry expressed “strong protest” against Russia holding the Yalta International Economic Forum (YIEF) in Crimea, which seceded from Ukraine and rejoined Russia three years ago but is still claimed by Kiev. “I think these notes of protest should be taken calmly, they are emulating...

Money Magnet: Foreign Investments in Crimea Steadily Increasing Since Mid-2016
Apr21

Money Magnet: Foreign Investments in Crimea Steadily Increasing Since Mid-2016

YALTA (Sputnik) — Foreign and Russian investments in the Crimean peninsula have been steadily growing since the middle of 2016, Andrei Melnikov, the republic’s minister of economic development, said Thursday. “Since the middle of the last year, there has been a gradual growth of investments on all fronts, foreign and Russian,” Melnikov told...

Ukraine National Bank: We Never Promised to Protect International Investors
Apr21

Ukraine National Bank: We Never Promised to Protect International Investors

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Ukraine has never given any promises to protect foreign investors, National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Governor Valeria Gontareva said in remarks at the Atlantic Council. Gontareva was asked about conversion of PrivatBank’s Eurobonds into share capital after the Bank was nationalized. “The state is paying for...

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