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      Hearings on Ukraine vs. Russia case in Hague over, ruling expected before May
      Mar09

      Hearings on Ukraine vs. Russia case in Hague over, ruling expected before May

      Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, agent of Ukraine Olena Zerkal has announced that the UN International Court of Justice in The Hague has completed hearings on Ukraine`s case against Russia; a court ruling is expected by the end of April, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”We`re looking forward to a court ruling, and I hope it will...

      Ukraine army to enhance combat tactics to avoid civilian casualties – Defense Minister
      Mar09

      Ukraine army to enhance combat tactics to avoid civilian casualties – Defense Minister

      Ukraine`s Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak during a meeting with President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer said that the Armed Forces of Ukraine were ready to improve the processes of planning and conducting combat operations to avoid civilian casualties in Donbas, according to the ministry`s press service....

      EU to extend anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine next week – journalist
      Mar08

      EU to extend anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine next week – journalist

      The European Union will extend sanctions next week due to Russia`s threat to the territorial integrity of Ukraine, according to RFE/RL correspondent in Brussels Rikard Jozwiak. ”EU will next week extend sanctions on 150 people and 37 entities from Ukraine and Russia who have threatened the territorial integrity of Ukraine,” Jozwiak wrote on...

      Little-known firm acquires Russia license to produce gas in occupied Crimea – media
      Mar08

      Little-known firm acquires Russia license to produce gas in occupied Crimea – media

      A little-known privately owned oil and gas company, LLC Novye Proekty (New Projects), has acquired a Russian license for exploration and production of oil and gas on the Black Sea shelf of Russian-occupied Crimea, according to the Russian newspaper Kommersant. Businessman Anton Dornostup is the company`s chief owner, according to official...

      Canada renews military commitments to Ukraine
      Mar08

      Canada renews military commitments to Ukraine

      Canada`s Minister of National Defense Harjit S. Sajjan and Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland on March 6 announced the extension of Operation UNIFIER, the Canadian Armed Forces military training mission in Ukraine, until the end of March 2019, according to the Canadian government. ”Together with our allies and the Government of...

      Talks with Russia possible only from position of strength: Ukraine`s Foreign Minister
      Mar08

      Talks with Russia possible only from position of strength: Ukraine`s Foreign Minister

      Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin on Tuesday, March 7, during his two-day visit to Washington, told U.S. senators of his vision of conducting negotiations with the Russian Federation. ”The only viable way to negotiate with Russia is from a position of strength and international solidarity,” Pavlo Klimkin said at a hearing ”On...

      Ukrainian Foreign Minister  tells U.S. senators of Russia`s arms supplies to Donbas
      Mar08

      Ukrainian Foreign Minister tells U.S. senators of Russia`s arms supplies to Donbas

      Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin during his two-day Washington visit attended a Tuesday hearing ”On Russian Policies and Intentions Toward Specific European Countries” at the Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations. Klimkin emphasized that Russia`s hybrid war against...

      Ukraine highlights TOP 5 Russian lies in International Court of Justice hearing
      Mar08

      Ukraine highlights TOP 5 Russian lies in International Court of Justice hearing

      The Ministry of Information Policy of Ukraine is studying the facts of misinformation and propaganda in the speech of Russia`s representative at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, according to Deputy Minister Dmytro Zolotukhin. The representative of the defendant in the case Ukraine has lodged with the ICJ against Russia says that...

      National Bank of Ukraine to initiate sanctions against Sberbank subsidiary in Ukraine for servicing holders of separatist ”passports” of ”DPR-LPR”
      Mar08

      National Bank of Ukraine to initiate sanctions against Sberbank subsidiary in Ukraine for servicing holders of separatist ”passports” of ”DPR-LPR”

      The National Bank of Ukraine has told UNIAN that, if Sberbank of Russia accepts ”passports” of the unrecognized ”DPR” and ”LPR”, the issue of introducing sanctions against the bank`s subsidiary in Ukraine will be submitted to the National Security and Defense Council. ”If this information is confirmed, the NBU will initiate a request to the NSDC...

      Ukraine reports 122 Russian attacks, 1 killed, 4 wounded in Donbas in last day
      Mar08

      Ukraine reports 122 Russian attacks, 1 killed, 4 wounded in Donbas in last day

      Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 122 times in the past 24 hours with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and four as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size ”In the Mariupol sector, the...