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      Ukraine chief prosecutor`s rep: Ukrspecexport`s ex-head out on bail in London
      Mar17

      Ukraine chief prosecutor`s rep: Ukrspecexport`s ex-head out on bail in London

      Former head of Ukraine`s trader in arms Ukrspecexport Serhiy Bondarchuk, who is accused of large-scale embezzlement and faces extradition to Ukraine, has posted bail and should not leave London until a court schedules a date for hearings on his extradition, according to Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko`s press secretary Larysa Sargan....

      Merkel will visit Moscow for Putin talks
      Mar17

      Merkel will visit Moscow for Putin talks

      Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Thursday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Moscow for talks on May 2 for the first bilateral visit since Russia annexed Ukraine`s Crimea Peninsula in 2014, according to Reuters. There is no immediate prospect that Western sanctions imposed on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis will be...

      Chief taxman Nasirov free on bail, wearing ankle monitor
      Mar17

      Chief taxman Nasirov free on bail, wearing ankle monitor

      Chairman of Ukraine`s State Fiscal Service (SFS) Roman Nasirov, who has been suspended for the period of trial on charges of abuse of power, is now free on bail after his wife posted UAH 100 million, or $US3.7 million, for him on Thursday evening. Nasirov has thanked his family for having collected ”that crazy amount.” ”I disagree with this very...

      Russia paid ex White House adviser Flynn $67,000, documents show
      Mar17

      Russia paid ex White House adviser Flynn $67,000, documents show

      Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn was paid more than $67,000 by Russian companies before the U.S. presidential election, according to documents released on March 16 by a Democratic congressman, RFE/RL reports. U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings (Democrat-Maryland) asked the Trump administration to provide a comprehensive...

      Rada offers 75% Ukrainian language quota on national TV
      Mar16

      Rada offers 75% Ukrainian language quota on national TV

      The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has passed in the first reading the draft law of Ukraine ”On Amending Certain Laws of Ukraine on the Language of Audiovisual (Electronic) Mass Media,” according to an UNIAN correspondent. The relevant decision was supported by 244 MPs out of 338 registered in the session hall. The Opposition Bloc faction did not...

      After mass protests across Ukraine Poroshenko and Government turn 180 degree and announce economic blockade of Donbas
      Mar15

      After mass protests across Ukraine Poroshenko and Government turn 180 degree and announce economic blockade of Donbas

      The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine on Wednesday decided to stop the movement of goods across the line of demarcation in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation, considering the earlier expropriation of Ukrainian companies in the militant-controlled areas and escalation at the frontline, Secretary of the National Security and...

      Russia`s  head of Crimea Aksyonov calls to establish monarchy in Russia
      Mar15

      Russia`s head of Crimea Aksyonov calls to establish monarchy in Russia

      Russia needs a monarchy as a new form of government, according to Russian-occupied Crimea`s ”leader” Sergey Aksyonov`s statement voiced on the air of 1st Crimean TV channel. ”When there is no one-man command, collective irresponsibility sets in. Therefore, when the country sees external challenges and external hotbeds of resistance, it is...

      Detained supporters of Donbas blockade freed, left without money, documents – Member of Parliament
      Mar15

      Detained supporters of Donbas blockade freed, left without money, documents – Member of Parliament

      Members of Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada Oksana Syroyid and Semen Semenchenko have announced that all supporters of the blockade of trade with occupied areas in Donbas who were detained amid a police operation to storm a roadblock near the Kryvy Torets railway station have been released. The detainees were kept at different police stations across...

      No grounds to stop investigation against Yanukovych, case to be forwarded to court soon – PGO
      Mar14

      No grounds to stop investigation against Yanukovych, case to be forwarded to court soon – PGO

      There are no grounds to stop a special pre-trial investigation against former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko`s press secretary Larysa Sargan wrote on Facebook. ”We emphasize once again: there is only one reason for stopping a special pre-trial investigation – that`s if suspect Yanukovych...

      President Poroshenko want to deprive of a Ukrainian passport persons with dual citizenships
      Mar14

      President Poroshenko want to deprive of a Ukrainian passport persons with dual citizenships

      President Poroshenko introduced a bill on the deprivation of nationality of officials with dual citizenship. The bill on the deprivation of Ukrainian citizenship for those officials who voluntarily obtained citizenship of another state was proposed for consideration in the Verkhovna Rada. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Tuesday included in the...

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