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    Ukrainian businessman Firtash arrested in Vienna on European arrest warrant
    Feb21

    Ukrainian businessman Firtash arrested in Vienna on European arrest warrant

    VIENNA (Reuters) – Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash was detained in Vienna on a European arrest warrant, a spokeswoman for Vienna’s prosecutors said on Tuesday, minutes after an Austrian court decided to extradite Firtash to the United States. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin Stays Mum on New US National Security Adviser
    Feb21

    Kremlin Stays Mum on New US National Security Adviser

    MOSCOW—The Kremlin refrained from comment Tuesday on the appointment of the new U.S. national security adviser, but one lawmaker said he was likely to take a hawkish stance toward Russia. Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster was named to the job Monday by President Donald Trump to replace retired Gen. Michael Flynn. Trump fired Flynn last week after it...

    Man who tried to disrupt Martin Sajdik’s press conference in Minsk deported from Belarus
    Feb21

    Man who tried to disrupt Martin Sajdik’s press conference in Minsk deported from Belarus

    The man who attempted to disrupt the press conference of the OSCE’s special representative in the trilateral contact group on Ukraine Ambassador Martin Sajdik was deported from Belarus, BelTA learned from the Interior Ministry of Belarus. …read more Source:...

    Austria Approves US Extradition for Ukrainian Oligarch
    Feb21

    Austria Approves US Extradition for Ukrainian Oligarch

    An Austrian court on Tuesday approved a U.S. extradition request for a Ukrainian oligarch suspected of paying millions of dollars in bribes to Indian officials.The court decision overturns a lower court ruling nearly two years ago against extraditing Dymitro Firtash. The… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Lawmaker Faces ‘Treason’ Inquiry Over Back-Channel Peace Plan
    Feb21

    Ukraine Lawmaker Faces ‘Treason’ Inquiry Over Back-Channel Peace Plan

    Ukraine’s top prosecutor says his office is investigating a previously obscure lawmaker on suspicion of treason after he presented associates of President Donald Trump with a controversial peace plan for Ukraine and Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Belarus’ Ice Hockey Federation promotes ice hockey in Eastern Europe
    Feb21

    Belarus’ Ice Hockey Federation promotes ice hockey in Eastern Europe

    On 21 February Minsk played host to a seminar on ice hockey development. Partaking in the event were representatives from Armenia, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Austrian court backs extradition of Ukraine businessman to US
    Feb21

    Austrian court backs extradition of Ukraine businessman to US

    An Austrian court on Tuesday approved the extradition of Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash to the United States in a bribery case, overturning an earlier ruling that had said the U.S. request was politically motivated. …read more Source: Channel...

    Foreign Minister: Lithuania to seek sanctions for Russia until it leaves Ukraine  – The Baltic Times
    Feb21

    Foreign Minister: Lithuania to seek sanctions for Russia until it leaves Ukraine – The Baltic Times

    VILNIUS – Lithuania will seek that sanctions for Russia are continued until it “withdraws from the illegally occupied territory of Uk…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Violence down on second day of latest Ukraine truce
    Feb21

    Violence down on second day of latest Ukraine truce

    Ukraine said Tuesday that fighting was dying down on the second day of a new truce deal between government forces and Russian-backed rebels, but sporadic shooting rumbled on. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine tycoon Firtash loses Vienna appeal against US extradition (AFP)
    Feb21

    Ukraine tycoon Firtash loses Vienna appeal against US extradition (AFP)

    Vienna (AFP) – An Austrian appeals court on Tuesday authorised the extradition to the United States of Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash on bribery charges, overturning an earlier ruling. …read more Source: The West...