• Ukraine ends agreement with Russia on specialization of companies producing military products

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has terminated the intergovernmental agreement with Russia to preserve the specialization of companies and organizations engaging in military-related manufacturing.

    The relevant decision was made at a government session.

    The agreement was signed in Moscow on December 21, 2000, and came into force on March 4, 2005.

    According to the document, the parties undertake to facilitate the preservation of the manufacturing and technological specialization of …

  • Russia extends Yanukovych asylum permit by another year

    The Rostov Region Office of Immigration of the Russian Interior Ministry extended the temporary asylum of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych until October 26, 2018. This was reported by the newspaper Kommersant. Vitaly Serdyuk, Yanukovych’s attorney, confirmed this information to the publication.

    According to Kommersant, the document that was issued in October 2015 expired on October 26, 2017. And the newspaper’s source in law enforcement stated that Victor Yanukovych has no other …

  • Russian court extends detention of Ukrainian Pavlo Hryb until January 4

    The Oktyabrsky District Court of Krasnodar (Russia) has extended the detention of 19 year-old Ukrainian citizen Pavlo Hryb until January 4, 2018.

    “The court session ended two hours ago. According to its ruling, Pavlo’s detention has been extended until January 4, 2018,” Hryb’s father Ihor said at a press conference, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

    Citing the attorney, Ihor said that his son looks bad, and needs medical assistance.

    Pavlo Hryb’s disappearance was reported at the end of August by his …

  • Russia tests new missile for Iskander complex

    The Russian Ministry of Defense reported on the completion of tests of the new missile for the Iskander short-range ballistic missile system, as stated in the message issued by Major General Oleg Kislov, the head of the Kapustin Yar rocket launch and development site where the tests were conducted published on website of the Defense Ministry.

    According to Kislov, the military conducted test firing of 400 surface-to-air missile system as part of the re-armament tests.

    According to the Major …

  • The case of the detained Russian soldier Ageyev sent to Ukrainian court

    Investigators of the Security Service of Ukraine transferred evidence for the criminal proceedings against Russian serviceman, Viktor Ageyev, and two separatist soldiers of the LPR (Luhansk People’s Republic) to the court.

    "The investigation found that a Russian military serviceman joined the terrorist organization in March 2017, where he served as a machine gunner in a reconnaissance company. Two of his accomplices, residents of Alchevsk and Severodonetsk, were part of Dremov's gang and the …