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      In the third year of war President Poroshenko greenlights sanctions against Russian banks
      Mar16

      In the third year of war President Poroshenko greenlights sanctions against Russian banks

      Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has given a go-ahead to imposing sanctions against Russian banks, according to TSN news service. The president approved sanctions by adopting the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of March 15, 2017 ”On the application of personal special economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions)”...

      Mandate of OSCE SMM to Ukraine extended by one year
      Mar16

      Mandate of OSCE SMM to Ukraine extended by one year

      The OSCE Permanent Council, in a consensus decision taken at its meeting in Vienna on Thursday, March 16, agreed to renew the mandate of the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine by one year until March 31, 2018. ”The decision sets the Mission`s budget at EUR 105.5 million for the period from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018,” the OSCE said...

      Russian Sberbank in Ukraine introduces new restrictions on cash withdrawals
      Mar16

      Russian Sberbank in Ukraine introduces new restrictions on cash withdrawals

      Russia`s PJSC Sberbank operating in Ukraine has introduced new, more stringent limitations for its clients on cash withdrawals, which have come in force today, March 16, according to the bank`s press service. Restrictions are introduced ”in the context of illegal actions against the bank by third parties,” the report says. New restrictions for...

      OSCE monitors spot 10 Grad launchers in uncontrolled areas in Donbas
      Mar16

      OSCE monitors spot 10 Grad launchers in uncontrolled areas in Donbas

      The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has reported that 10 Grad multiple rocket launchers, which are banned by the Minsk peace agreements on Donbas, were spotted in areas currently not controlled by the Ukrainian government in the east of the country. ”In areas currently not controlled by the Government, the Mission saw one...

      Ukrainian police trying to stop Donbas blockade activists and firing over heads
      Mar15

      Ukrainian police trying to stop Donbas blockade activists and firing over heads

      Ukrainian government tries to undo the blockade of Russia-occupied Donbas. Ukrainian police trying to stop blockade activists and firing over heads. Peoples are going and singing the national anthem. See also: Ukrainian soldiers support the trade blockade between Ukraine and Russian occupied Donbas, Ukrainian government tries to undo the...

      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...

      Russian court to hear 1st case against Russian citizen fighting for Ukraine
      Mar15

      Russian court to hear 1st case against Russian citizen fighting for Ukraine

      The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation has forwarded a criminal case against the Russian citizen Artyom Shyrobokov, who is fighting in Donbas on the side of Ukraine, the Committee press service has told UNIAN. ”The investigation into the criminal case against citizen of the Russian Federation Artyom Shyrobokov was completed. The...

      Fighting ”non-stop” – Ukraine`s Defense Ministry on escalation in Donbas
      Mar15

      Fighting ”non-stop” – Ukraine`s Defense Ministry on escalation in Donbas

      On Sunday, hostilities near the town of Avdiyivka lasted more than 10 hours, and on the eastern outskirts of Mariupol – around-the-clock, speaker for the ATO at Ukraine`s Defense Ministry Andriy Lysenko told a briefing, according to an UNIAN correspondent. According to him, in the Luhansk sector, the enemy in the last day continued with their...

      Russia`s Sberbank limits cash withdrawals in Ukraine
      Mar15

      Russia`s Sberbank limits cash withdrawals in Ukraine

      PJSC Sberbank has imposed restrictions on cash withdrawal through the bank`s cash desk in the amount of UAH 30,000 or the equivalent of this amount in foreign currency per day for any client, according to the bank`s press service. The press office of Sberbank of Russia`s subsidiary in Ukraine said that temporary restrictions were caused by a...

      Activists of London Euromaidan picket Akhmetov`s residence in London
      Mar15

      Activists of London Euromaidan picket Akhmetov`s residence in London

      Participants of London Euromaidan public movement rallied outside the house owned by Ukrainian oligarch Rinat Akhmetov at One Hyde Park, 100 Knightsbridge London. Activists demanded that the UK authorities verify whether the orligarch`s revenues have a legal origin, based on the UK anti-bribery law (UK Bribery Act) and the Counter-Terrorism Act,...

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