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    Russian Lawmaker Says Kiev’s Claims on Moscow Behind Cyberattack ‘Fantasy’
    Jul01

    Russian Lawmaker Says Kiev’s Claims on Moscow Behind Cyberattack ‘Fantasy’

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Ukraine’s claims that Russia’s special services were involved in the recent series of cyberattacks on the IT systems of country’s governmental agencies and private sector are made up by Kiev and other Western countries in order to create a false threat and thus increase their security budgets, senior Russian...

    Gazprom Sends Legal Notice to Kiev in Connection With Assets Seizure
    Jul01

    Gazprom Sends Legal Notice to Kiev in Connection With Assets Seizure

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – In 1998, Russia and Ukraine signed an agreement on the promotion and mutual protection of investments. “Based on this agreement, Gazprom decided to send a notice of elimination of violations to the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine… If these violations are not eliminated, then, based on the provisions of the 1998 agreement,...

    Majority of Ukrainians Oppose Potential Visa Regime With Russia
    Jul01

    Majority of Ukrainians Oppose Potential Visa Regime With Russia

    KIEV (Sputnik) — More than 50 percent of Ukrainian citizens are against potential introduction of a visa regime with Russia, a recent survey showed on Friday. In May, lawmakers of the parliamentary majority factions The Petro Poroshenko Bloc and the People’s Front parties proposed to discuss introduction of visas between the two countries....

    Russia’s ‘Necessary Legal Measures’ to Protect a POW Caught by Ukraine
    Jun30

    Russia’s ‘Necessary Legal Measures’ to Protect a POW Caught by Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – On Thursday, Peskov said that Russian authorities would likely act in the case of Ageev as with other Russian nationals and protect his rights. “You know that diplomatic channels usually protect the legitimate legal interests of our citizens abroad, that’s why the Kremlin does not do this in its daily routine, but on the...

    Trading on Major Ukrainian Stock Exchanges Remains Suspended Due to Cyberattack
    Jun30

    Trading on Major Ukrainian Stock Exchanges Remains Suspended Due to Cyberattack

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Trading on the largest Ukrainian stock exchanges PFTS and UX remains suspended due to the cyberattack that began on Tuesday, the exchanges said Thursday. The latest global ransomware virus attack struck IT systems of companies in several countries on Tuesday, to the detriment of Ukraine mostly. The computers of oil, energy,...

    Trade University Building Damaged in Attack in Downtown Donetsk
    Jun29

    Trade University Building Damaged in Attack in Downtown Donetsk

    DONETSK (Sputnik) — The building of the Trade University has been damaged in an attack in downtown Donetsk, a spokesman for the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) administration told reporters Thursday. “On Shevchenko Boulevard, a terrorist attack was committed near the building of the Trade University. Part of the assembly...

    Germany Expects Steps From Ukraine, Russia Toward Minsk Deal Fulfillment
    Jun29

    Germany Expects Steps From Ukraine, Russia Toward Minsk Deal Fulfillment

    BERLIN (Sputnik) — Germany expects strident moves by both Russia and Ukraine aimed at the implementation of the Minsk agreements, the country’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer said on Wednesday. “We expect from Ukrainians, as well as from Russians, to take steps toward implementation of the Minsk accords,” Schaefer told the...

    Not About Money: Why Poland, Ukraine are Boosting Military Equipment Trade
    Jun28

    Not About Money: Why Poland, Ukraine are Boosting Military Equipment Trade

    Poland and Ukraine have signed military-technical cooperation agreement, under which Ukraine will supply its radar-guided R-27R1 missiles, the main armament on Poland ‘s Soviet-era MiG-29 fighters. Kiev, in return, will get surveillance and guidance devices from Poland for its armored vehicles. Sputnik Polska discussed the issue with Russian...

    Italy FM’s Crimea Statement Shows Poor Knowledge of History – Lawmaker
    Jun28

    Italy FM’s Crimea Statement Shows Poor Knowledge of History – Lawmaker

    ROME (Sputnik) — The recent statement made by Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano about non-recognition of Crimea’s reunification with Russia shows the diplomat’s poor knowledge of history, Stefano Valdegamberi, a member of Italy’s Veneto regional council, told Sputnik on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, Alfano said that Italy...

    Colonel for Ukraine’s Military Intelligence Killed in Kiev Blast – MoD
    Jun27

    Colonel for Ukraine’s Military Intelligence Killed in Kiev Blast – MoD

    Earlier, the Interior Ministry called the incident a “terrorist act.” The Defense Ministry confirmed that assessment. “As a result of (the explosion) a member of the Defense Ministry’s main intelligence department, Colonel Maksim Shapoval, was killed,” the Defense Ministry said in a statement. Another man was injured as a result of the...

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