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    Missile Allegedly Used to Down MH17 Invisible Due to Speed – Dutch Prosecutors
    Apr04

    Missile Allegedly Used to Down MH17 Invisible Due to Speed – Dutch Prosecutors

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Two international experts, tasked with examining the radar images that Russia provided after the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) in eastern Ukraine in 2014 to prove that a Buk missile was not in the air at the time of the incident, found that the missile appeared invisible on the images because the high speed at...

    Ukraine Cuts Power to Coal Mines in Lugansk, Leaving 240 People Underground
    Apr02

    Ukraine Cuts Power to Coal Mines in Lugansk, Leaving 240 People Underground

    The Ukrainian energy service has shut down power at coal mines on the territory of the Lugansk region, seeking independence, but officially controlled by the Ukrainian authorities, head of the non-governmental miners union Mikhail Volynets said Monday. “A critical situation with power has occurred at coal mines, belonging to the Ministry of...

    Russia Tells UK, It Must Send Home ‘Just Over 50′ of Its Diplomats – Zakharova
    Mar31

    Russia Tells UK, It Must Send Home ‘Just Over 50′ of Its Diplomats – Zakharova

    “We asked for parity. The Brits have 50 diplomats more than the Russians,” said Zakharova. Over the past few days, more than 25 countries, including numerous EU member states, the United States, Canada, Albania, Norway and Ukraine, have announced their decisions to collectively expel over 150 Russian diplomats as a sign of solidarity with London...

    US Urges Ukraine to Abolish Declaration of Assets for Civil Activists
    Mar31

    US Urges Ukraine to Abolish Declaration of Assets for Civil Activists

    “The United States strongly encourages the government of Ukraine to repeal legislation that requires the asset declarations from civil society and international members of state-owned-enterprise supervisory boards,” Nauert said. “Ukraine’s asset declaration system should hold public officials accountable and not place unnecessary burdens or...

    Kremlin: Most of ‘Fake Reports’ on Russian Mall Fire Come From Ukraine, Turkey
    Mar30

    Kremlin: Most of ‘Fake Reports’ on Russian Mall Fire Come From Ukraine, Turkey

    “It was not without the so-called well-wishers: those who knowingly distributed such [false] information. We have established the origin of fake reports, they mainly came from two countries: Ukraine and Turkey. It is another question why [it came] from these countries but information about 300-400-500 dead originated this way,” Peskov said...

    Kiev Appeals Court Rules to Remand Rada Lawmaker Savchenko in Custody
    Mar30

    Kiev Appeals Court Rules to Remand Rada Lawmaker Savchenko in Custody

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The Kiev Appeals Court decided on Thursday to remand Verkhovna Rada lawmaker Nadezhda Savchenko in custody, a Sputnik correspondent reported from the courtroom. “Leave appeals of defenders in the interest of Savchenko without satisfaction,” the presiding judge announced. According to the Prosecutor General’s Office of...

    Russian Court Arrests Ukrainian Prankster Over Provocations About Mall Fire
    Mar29

    Russian Court Arrests Ukrainian Prankster Over Provocations About Mall Fire

    “The court backed the investigators’ legal action,” Yunona Tsareva, the court’s spokeswoman told Sputnik on Wednesday. Earlier on Wednesday, the Investigative Committee said in a statement that Ukrainian national Nikita Kuvikov, known by his prankster name Evgeniy Volnov, had been spreading false information about the number of...

    Ukrainian Phone Prankster Spreads Fake News About Deadly Siberia Mall Fire
    Mar28

    Ukrainian Phone Prankster Spreads Fake News About Deadly Siberia Mall Fire

    A Russian Investigative Committee spokeswoman told journalists that the agency managed to “identify a foreign national who deliberately spread false information about the number of victims of the fire in Kemerovo in an attempt to destabilize the situation in the region.” Earlier a Ukrainian phone prankster known as Evgeny Volnov posted an audio...

    Russia Is Aware of Thousands of Attempts to Meddle in President Vote – Lawmaker
    Mar26

    Russia Is Aware of Thousands of Attempts to Meddle in President Vote – Lawmaker

    “The Commission on State Sovereignty Protection has information about thousands of separate episodes of attempted meddling in the Russian presidential election. [I am speaking] about calls for boycotting the vote, DDoS-attacks on CEC [the Central Election Commission] information resources and information attacks,” the Commission on State...

    Detained Ukrainian Lawmaker Savchenko Goes on Hunger Strike
    Mar23

    Detained Ukrainian Lawmaker Savchenko Goes on Hunger Strike

    “I am going on a hunger strike starting from today,” Ukrainian lawmaker Nadezhda Savchenko said during the judicial hearing. Earlier in the day, a court in Kiev started proceedings on the case of Savchenko. The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine has asked for two months in prison for Savchenko, accusing the lawmaker of the preparation...

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