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  Mira Teplinskaya. Russia has joined the investigation on "Boeing"

2014 08 01

Russian experts started working on clarifying the causes of the crash of the Malaysian aircraft.

International Commission headed by representatives of the Netherlands sent an official invitation to Russia to join the investigation of the wreck of the Malaysian "Boeing 777" in the Donetsk region.

Under current ICAO standards, Russia, not being a party to the accident, could not participate in the work together with other experts before receiving an official invitation.

"The invitation was sent a few days ago", - said the Spokesman of the Russian Foreign Ministry Alexander Lukashevich. According to him, Russian representatives were assigned straight away, who immediately started to work.

The Ukrainian President has earlier ordered to invite Russian experts to participate in the investigation, to make it as transparent as possible, noted the Head of State during the visit to the Embassy of Malaysia in Ukraine.

Recall, that on 17 July, "Boeing 777" of MalaysiaAirlines, making flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, crashed in the Donetsk oblastj, in the area of ​​combat operations​​. There were 298 people on board - 283 passengers and 15 crew members. No one survived after the crash of the airliner.

Material has been prepared by the Centre of Geopolitical Studies with reference to the article from « Утро.ru» of 30 07 2014

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Ukraine has filed a lawsuit against Russia in the International Court of Justice for terrorism and racism (4)

2017 01 19

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine filed a lawsuit in the UN International Court of Justice against Russia within the framework of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, says the site of the Foreign Minister. This is done on the instructions of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, issued on 16 January.

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On 13 January a concert "Together to the victory" was held in Lithuania, where the audience decided to support Ukraine's defence and donated 110 thousand Euros.


Belarus has established a visa-free regime for citizens of 80 countries (1)

2017 01 10

Alexander Lukashenko on 9 January signed a decree № 8 "On the establishment of visa-free entry and exit of foreign nationals." The document establishes visa-free entry to Belarus for a period not exceeding 5 days at the entrance through the checkpoint "National Airport Minsk" for citizens of 80 countries, - reported the press service of the President of Belarus.

The European Parliament approved the recall of visas for citizens of Ukraine and Georgia (1)

2016 12 19


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