The German government yesterday announced that it was withdrawing economic sanctions against Ukraine. The decision was confirmed to Rosbalt's correspondent by the German Embassy in Ukraine. According to official sources, the German government believes that Ukraine has begun to fight money laundering fairly effectively and has already brought its financial legislation inline with European norms.
Berlin introduced economic sanctions against Ukraine at the end of last year on the recommendation of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF). Ukraine in currently on FATF's 'black list.'
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year