• Media: British soldiers, tanks and artillery will be deployed to the Baltic states

    For the first time, British soldiers will be stationed in the three Baltic states within the framework of NATO’s new strategy to deter potential aggression from Russia, as reported by The Times, citing sources in the UK Ministry of Defense.

    At the NATO summit in Warsaw, Britain will reportedly offer to deploy 1,000 troops as well as tanks and artillery to the Baltic states.

    The Alliance’s preliminary plan is to deploy 4,000 troops to Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. The specifics will be …

  • Media: Putin failed to show international investors that Russia is a global economic power

    Despite high expectations, the Kremlin was unable to attract any western banks for the sale of dollar-denominated bonds to investors. This, according to the western media, is not how Russian President Vladimir Putin imagined Russia’s return to the financial market.

    “For the first time since the introduction of western sanctions, 10-year securities will be sold in dollars. Because of this, Putin wanted to show the world that Russia is a global power in the financial markets and can quickly …

  • Medvedev: Response must be prepared for the West's extension of sanctions

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev stated at a meeting with the Bureau of the Russian Union of Industrials and Entrepreneurs that the Kremlin was preparing a response for when the West extends sanction against Russia, RBC reported.

    Medvedev proposed to extend the food products embargo until the end of next year. According to him, it may give more opportunities for investment planning for Russia’s agricultural business.

    "I have ordered proposals to be drawn up to extend the retaliatory …

  • Ukrainian Mars Hopper wins NASA Space App Challenge

    The Ukrainian team that created a Mars Hopper project won the People’s Choice Award in NASA’s Space Apps Challenge, as reported on the contest’s official website.

    The winner of this award was selected through voting on the hackathon’s website. The Mars Hopper project was created by Ukrainians Vyacheslav Osaulenko, Pavel Pravdyukov, Andrei Muzychenko, Ilya Rubinsky, Alexander Butkalyuk, Sofia Butkalyuk and Nikolai Denisenko.

    The team found out about its victory three days before the results …

  • Norway will take part in the construction of small hydroelectric plants in Ukraine

    Norway is interested in cooperation with Ukraine on the development of environmentally friendly technologies. This was announced by the Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway to Ukraine, Jon Fredriksen during a meeting with the Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine, Igor Nasalik, about the Congress "Energy Spring 2016", Nasalik’s press service reported.

    Representatives of the Norwegian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce informed the Minister about the status of the …