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UNIAN: Swiss Supreme Court rejects Russia’s complaint in dispute with Ukrnafta over property seiz...

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The Swiss Federal Tribunal rejected Russia’s petition for appealing decisions on jurisdiction and ruled to recover from Russia legal costs and compensation to Ukrainian companies worth CHF 550,000. Read more here. The post UNIAN: Swiss Supreme Court rejects Russia’s complaint in dispu...

Financial Times: Ukraine plans to sell fresh dollar-denominated debt

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Ukraine has mandated banks for its first long-dated international bond issue since last year’s stand-off with the International Monetary Fund, which halted a $17.5 billion bail-out package. Read more here. The post Financial Times: Ukraine plans to sell fresh dollar-denominated debt appeared firs...

UNIAN: Some 42,3 percent of Ukrainians believe Russian-occupied Crimea to return to Ukraine

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Some 42.3 percent of Ukrainians believe that Russian-occupied Crimea can be returned to Ukraine only in the long run, according to a nationwide survey conducted by Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation and the Ukrainian Centre for Economic and Political Studies named after Oleksandr Raz...

Denisova, Jagland discuss release of Ukrainian political prisoners, Crimea situation

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Verkhovna Rada Commissioner for Human Rights Liudmyla Denisova has discussed with Secretary General of the Council of Europe (CoE) Thorbjorn Jagland the issue of the release of Ukrainian political prisoners and the situation in Kerch. Denisova noted the lack of progress on the issue of the releas...

Reuters: Moscow says Crimea power station in sanctions row suffers teething problem

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MOSCOW – A power station in Crimea where Russia has installed two German-designed electricity turbines in contravention of sanctions was slightly damaged when a mishap occurred during testing, Russia’s energy ministry said on Oct. 19. Read more here. The post Reuters: Moscow says Crimea pow...

Crimean prosecutor: Effective investigation into terrorist attack in Kerch important to Ukraine

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The Prosecutor’s Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (ARC), which opened criminal proceedings on counts of a terrorist attack over an explosion and shooting at a technical college in Kerch, can requalify the case or close it if makes sure that the investigation by the Russian side i...

112.ua: Border Guard Service comments on situation on border with peninsula after Kerch shooting

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No provocations or unusual situation recorded on the state border with temporary occupied Crimea after Kerch shooting, which took place on October 17, as Oleg Slobodyan, Assistant Head of Ukraine’s State Border Guard Service, said on air of 112 Ukraine. Read more here. The post 112.ua: Border Gua...

Polygraph: Putin repeats old false claim that Crimea ‘is ours’

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In his wide-ranging comments at the annual Valdai Discussion Club meeting in Sochi – Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested that Russians are “going to heaven as martyrs” in the event of a nuclear holocaust and claims that Wednesday’s Kerch college shooting was the “result of globalization.” ...

112.ua: Balukh transferred to Kerch penal colony

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Volodymyr Balukh, the native of Crimea and the political prisoner of Russia, has been moved to Kerch penal colony in the occupied peninsula. Krym.Realii news agency reported this, referring to Akthem Chyigoz, the deputy head of Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people. Read more here. The post 112.ua: Balu...

Wall Street Journal: ‘Crimea’s Columbine’ – Massacre draws comparisons to US shootings

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MOSCOW—The death toll in a shooting-and-bombing rampage at a Crimea college campus rose to 20 Oct. 18 as grisly details emerged about an attack that drew comparisons to school shootings in the U.S. Read more here. The post Wall Street Journal: ‘Crimea’s Columbine’ – Massacre dra...

Associated Press: Manhunt in Crimea for possible accomplice in school attack

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MOSCOW — Russian authorities in Crimea were searching Oct. 18 for a possible accomplice of the student whose shooting-and-bomb attack on his vocational school killed 20 people and wounded more than 50 others, a top official said. Read more here. The post Associated Press: Manhunt in Crimea for po...

Associated Press: Data wiped from Crimea suspect’s computer

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An official in Crimea says all information had been deleted from the computer of the teenager who killed 19 people at his vocational school. Read more here. The post Associated Press: Data wiped from Crimea suspect’s computer appeared first on KyivPost.

Reuters: Crimea mourns after fatal college attack

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KERCH, Crimea – Grieving residents laid flowers and lit candles in the Crimean port city of Kerch on Oct. 16, a day after an armed teenager went on a shooting rampage at his college, killing 20, most of them fellow pupils. Read more here. The post Reuters: Crimea mourns after fatal college ...

Associated Press: Putin blames ‘globalization’ for Crimea attack

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has called the deadly shooting and bomb attack by a teenager in Crimea a “result of globalization” and says that adults are failing to offer young people an alternative to an outburst of violence. Read more here. The post Associated Press: Putin blames ‘globalizat...

UNIAN: Death toll grows to 21 people in Crimea college attack

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The death toll in the massacre at the Polytechnic College in the Russian-occupied Crimea’s Kerch has increased to 21 people. Read more here. The post UNIAN: Death toll grows to 21 people in Crimea college attack appeared first on KyivPost.

112.ua: Crimea’s Head thinks someone helped shooter with preparations

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The so-called Head of Crimea Sergei Aksyonov thinks that the Kerch shooter had support in preparing the terrorist attack in the college on October 17, as he said on Thursday, Interfax reports. Read more here. The post 112.ua: Crimea’s Head thinks someone helped shooter with preparations app...

Chubarov: Russia will use Kerch tragedy to pressure those in Crimea not loyal to regime, includin...

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Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine deputy (Petro Poroshenko Bloc faction) and Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatars Refat Chubarov has said Russia will use the tragedy at the Kerch technical school in occupied Crimea to pressure those not loyal to the Kremlin regime, including Crimean Tatars. ̶...

Ukraine condemns talks of Syrian officials with officials from Russia-occupied Crimea

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Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry condemns official contacts of the Syrian Arab Republic (SAR) with the occupation administration of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and sent a corresponding note. “The Foreign Ministry of Ukraine declares that Syrian officials conducting negotiations with r...

RFE/RL: All victims of Crimea shooting rampage identified

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All the victims of a shooting rampage at a technical college in Ukraine’s Moscow-annexed Crimea region have been identified, with some of the critically wounded being airlifted to hospitals in Russia, authorities say. Read more here. The post RFE/RL: All victims of Crimea shooting rampage i...

Associated Press: Wounded in Crimea school attack to be flown to Russia

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At least 10 of the wounded in a school shooting and bomb attack carried out by a student at a vocational school in Crimea will be airlifted to hospitals in Russia, the health minister said October 17. Read more here. The post Associated Press: Wounded in Crimea school attack to be flown to Russia...

RFE/RL: Russia sends in National Guard after Crimea school-shooting rampage

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The authorities have declared an emergency on Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula and Russia sent National Guard troops to protect schools and the bridge connecting with Russia after a teenager’s shooting rampage killed 20 people at a college in Kerch. Read more here. The post RFE/RL: Russia ...

112.ua: Crimean blast – number of victims reaches 20

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The number of victims of mass murder in Kerch college reached 20 people. All of them are identified, as Russian media reported referring to Dilyaver Melgaziev, Deputy Head of City Administration. Read more here. The post 112.ua: Crimean blast – number of victims reaches 20 appeared first on...

112.ua: Balukh to be transferred to Kerch prison

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On October 18, Ukrainian political prisoner Volodmyr Balukh is to be transferred to Kerch prison, as Akhtem Chiygoz, Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatars, KrymRealii reports. Read more here. The post 112.ua: Balukh to be transferred to Kerch prison appeared first on KyivPost.

Poroshenko offers condolences over tragedy in Kerch

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The Prosecutor’s Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea opened criminal proceedings on counts of a terrorist attack over an explosion and shooting at a college in the Russian-occupied city of Kerch because Crimea is Ukrainian territory and people living there are also Ukrainian citizen...

112.ua: Official says Crimean blast can be used as reason for war in Azov, assault on Mariupol

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The blast in Kerch in the result of which 18 people died and 50 sustained injuries, can be connected by the law enforcers of occupied Crimea with the “Ukrainian trail” and in future it can be used by Russia as a reason for the war in the Azov Sea or even the invasion as Ukraine’...