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    Ukraine: Kyiv Court Seizes Billionaire Kurchenko’s 14 Offshore Accounts
    Oct29

    Ukraine: Kyiv Court Seizes Billionaire Kurchenko’s 14 Offshore Accounts

    A court in Kyiv has ruled to freeze 14 offshore bank accounts linked to Ukraine’s fugitive businessman and youngest self-declared billionaire, Serhiy Kurchenko, it was revealed this week. …read more Source:...

    Europe suspends Belarus sanctions
    Oct29

    Europe suspends Belarus sanctions

    The European Union decided Thursday to suspend most of its sanctions against Belarus after the authoritarian country freed political prisoners and did not crack down on dissent following this month’s flawed presidential election. The asset freeze and travel ban applying to 170 people, including President Alexander Lukashenko, and an asset...

    Ukraine turns down Russia's call to resume talks on flights
    Oct29

    Ukraine turns down Russia's call to resume talks on flights

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian aviation agency Rosaviatsia said on Thursday it had proposed to Ukraine’s aviation authorities further talks on resuming flights between the two countries, but Kiev swiftly turned down the offer. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine turns down Russia’s call to resume talks on flights
    Oct29

    Ukraine turns down Russia’s call to resume talks on flights

    Russian aviation agency Rosaviatsia said on Thursday it had proposed to Ukraine’s aviation authorities further talks on resuming flights between the two countries, but Kiev swiftly turned down the offer. …read more Source: Channel...

    That Time A Russian OSCE Monitor In Ukraine Got Drunk, Said Too Much
    Oct29

    That Time A Russian OSCE Monitor In Ukraine Got Drunk, Said Too Much

    The OSCE has fired a member of its observer mission in Ukraine after he was filmed apparently drunk and spreading pro-Russian views. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Jews rally for Israel in Kiev
    Oct29

    Ukrainian Jews rally for Israel in Kiev

    A number of Jewish and non-Jewish organizations jointly organized the rally, which brought together Jewish oligarchs and MPs. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    U.S. Scrambles Jets To Intercept Russian Planes
    Oct29

    U.S. Scrambles Jets To Intercept Russian Planes

    The Pentagon says an American aircraft carrier operating in the Sea of Japan has scrambled fighter jets after two Russian military aircraft flew within a nautical mile (nearly 2 kilometers) of the warship. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia raids Ukrainian library in Moscow, arrests head
    Oct29

    Russia raids Ukrainian library in Moscow, arrests head

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Armed, masked police raided a Moscow library specializing in Ukrainian literature, arresting its director before dawn on Thursday and carting off books that the authorities called illegal anti-Russian propaganda. …read more Source:...

    Moldova’s government ousted over banking scandal
    Oct29

    Moldova’s government ousted over banking scandal

    Moldova’s parliament on Thursday dismissed the country’s government, part of the fallout from a banking scandal that saw nearly $1 billion vanish from Europe’s poorest country and that set off long-running street protests in the capital. The no-confidence vote was backed by 65 out of 101 MPs, and removes Prime Minister Valeriu...

    IMF Considers Policy Change That Would Help Ukraine
    Oct29

    IMF Considers Policy Change That Would Help Ukraine

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it will soon make a decision on changing its policy to allow lending to countries in arrears to official creditors, a move that would aid Ukraine in a debt dispute with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...