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    Ukrainian oligarch linked to organized crime in Spain is arrested in Austria
    Feb22

    Ukrainian oligarch linked to organized crime in Spain is arrested in Austria

    Austrian authorities say they have detained Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash on a European arrest warrant linked to organised crime and illegal money laundering allegations in Spain. …read more Source: The Local...

    Trump’s new security advisor differs from him on Russia, other key issues
    Feb22

    Trump’s new security advisor differs from him on Russia, other key issues

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has shown little patience for dissent, but that trait is likely to be tested by his new national security adviser, Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster.McMaster is joining the White House staff with views on Russia, counterterrorism, strengthening the military and other major security...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 22 Feb 2017
    Feb22

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 22 Feb 2017

    IS bomber was British Guantanamo detainee A suicide bomber who attacked coalition forces near Mosul, Iraq, on Monday has been identified by his family as a Mancunian former Guantanamo detainee. Jamal al-Harith, born Ronald Fiddler, was paid £1m compensation by the British government when he was released from the US camp in 2004. He was 50...

    Dutch MPs look set to approve Ukraine treaty
    Feb22

    Dutch MPs look set to approve Ukraine treaty

    The ratification looks like getting a majority in a vote on Thursday, despite the people rejecting the deal in a referendum last April. …read more Source:...

    Yanukovych suggests referendum for Donbass status
    Feb22

    Yanukovych suggests referendum for Donbass status

    Yanukovych suggested forming a special commission of the Council of Europe to monitor the investigation of crimes in during Maidan, Interfax reports. …read more Source:...

    Dutch lower house backs EU-Ukraine agreement
    Feb22

    Dutch lower house backs EU-Ukraine agreement

    The lower house of Dutch parliament on Tuesday evening backed the amended EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, after it was rejected by Dutch citizens last year in a non-binding referendum, local media reported. The move was expected after most MPs indicated in December that adding a legally binding declaration that ensures the deal is not a...

    Azerbaijan-Ukraine friendship of strategic nature: envoy
    Feb22

    Azerbaijan-Ukraine friendship of strategic nature: envoy

    The friendship between Azerbaijan and Ukraine is of strategic nature, said Ukrainian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Alexander Mishchenko. …read more Source:...

    SOCAR starts to sell natural gas in Ukraine
    Feb22

    SOCAR starts to sell natural gas in Ukraine

    The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) has started to sell natural gas on Ukraine’s domestic market, as confirmed by the company’s documents released in the ProZorro system …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Baku Gets Armed While Yerevan Remains Silent
    Feb22

    Baku Gets Armed While Yerevan Remains Silent

    On February 20, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)published its report on trends in international arms transfers. Among other issues, the report also addresses the arms trade imbalance between Armenia and Azerbaijan, as well as the amounts of weapons and ammunition sold to Baku by Moscow. Armenia and Azerbaijan: Comparison...

    Austria detains Ukraine tycoon after extradition ruling
    Feb22

    Austria detains Ukraine tycoon after extradition ruling

    Dmytro Firtash was arrested in Vienna in March 2014, but released on a record Austrian bail of 125 million euros ($130 million). …read more Source: World...