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CEO of LEO International Payment System and shareholder of the IBOX BANK from Ukraine Alona Shevtsova describes the state of Ukrainian business during the war and the prospects for its development in Poland

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In an interview with Ukrainian Forbes, CEO of LEO International Payment System, and shareholder of the IBOX BANK from Ukraine Alona Shevtsova tells the audience about the struggles of Ukrainian business during wartime. She also shared interesting details of a large-scale integration process between Poland and Ukraine. About the operation of LEO and IBOX BANK…

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ICC Prosecutor Karim A.A. Khan QC appoints Special Adviser on International Humanitarian Law (IHL)

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The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Karim A.A. Khan QC, is pleased to announce the appointment of Judge Theodor Meron CMG (Bio) as Special Adviser on International Humanitarian Law (IHL). Judge Meron, a leading authority on IHL, human rights and international criminal law, is Honorary Fellow of Trinity College, Visiting Fellow of Mansfield College,…

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Russian armed forces increasingly hollowed out – UK intelligence

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Russia’s armed forces are increasingly hollowed out and are operating at a level of degraded combat effectiveness which is probably unsustainable in the long term, says the UK’s Ministry of Defence. The MoD, in its daily intelligence briefing on the situation in Ukraine, says Ukrainian forces continue to disrupt Russian command and control with successful…

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West pushes Russia into its first foreign debt default since 1918

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Russia has defaulted on its foreign debt for the first time since the Bolshevik revolution more than a century ago. Following reports that Moscow had failed to pay about $100 million in interest on two bonds during a 30-day grace period that expired Sunday, the White House said the default showed the power of Western…

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let’s be proud of it – President Zelenskyy on EU Candidate Status

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Good evening, great people of our state! Today was marked by a discussion of the historic decision of the EU Summit – granting Ukraine candidate status. Since this morning and until this moment, there is a dialogue on television, radio, on the Internet about what it means, what conditions Ukraine has to fulfill, how difficult…

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Zelenskyy blasts Israel over refusal to sanction Russia

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has intensified his criticism of Israel’s refusal to sanction Russia during an address to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. “How can you not help the victims of such aggression,” Zelenskyy, who is Jewish and has family in Israel, said. “I don’t how to answer the questions that I always get about…

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65% of Europeans see EU membership as a good thing, the highest result since 2007 

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The FINANCIAL — Almost two thirds (65%) of Europeans see EU membership as a good thing. This is the highest result since 2007, when it was at 58%. EU membership is seen as ‘a good thing’ by a relative majority of citizens in all countries except Greece and Slovakia, where more respondents view it as…

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Ukraine president expects Russia attacks to intensify with EU summit this week

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Max Hunder in KYIV, June 20 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy predicted Russia will escalate its attacks this week as European Union leaders consider whether to back his country’s bid to join the bloc and Russia presses its campaign to win control of east Ukraine. “Obviously, this week we should expect from Russia an…

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine “fundamentally” changed the way Swedes thought about joining the NATO

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine “fundamentally” changed the way Swedes thought about joining the NATO military alliance, Swedish Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist told DW. Sweden has said it will seek to join the NATO military alliance Swedish Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist said his country’s turnabout on pursuing membership in NATO does not mean it is abandoning…

Ukraine: “Russian forces, with the support of aviation, focused on capturing the city of Sievierodonetsk”

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Oleksandr Motuzianyk, spokesman for the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, said this at a briefing at the Ukraine Media Center – Ukrinform. “Reaching the administrative borders of the Luhansk and Donetsk regions, keeping a land corridor with the temporarily occupied Crimean peninsula and blocking Ukraine’s maritime communications in the northwestern part of the Black Sea…

Top US general says ending Black Sea blockade ‘high-risk’, AFP

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Milley, speaking in London on Tuesday ahead of stops in Finland and Sweden as they bid to join NATO, noted Black Sea shipping lanes were blocked by mines and the Russian navy. This has confined dozens of container ships to Ukrainian ports, including the main hub of Odesa, preventing global grain supplies being delivered and…

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US Sanctions Change the Television Landscape in Russia

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The FINANCIAL — US sanctions against Russian state media have forced three television channels off Russian pay-TV platforms. The Denis Diderot Committee urges the EU to take similar sanctions against Russian pay-TV platforms on Eutelsat satellites. Sanctions against platforms should stop the collaboration of Eutelsat with the Kremlin war propaganda machine and liberate frequencies for news and…

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U.K. Government Added Russias Largest Airlines to the Sanctions List

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U.K. Government Added Russias Largest Airlines to the Sanctions List JSC ROSSIYA AIRLINES Address: 18/4 Pilotov St., Saint Petersburg, Russia, 196210. Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): RUS1445 (UK Statement of Reasons):JSC Rossiya Airlines is one of Russia’s largest airlines and part of Aeroflot Group. Company is obtaining a benefit from and supporting the Government…

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Non-Profit Group Thanks Donors with Key Chains Made from Fallen Russian Aircraft

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Kyiv Post — A Ukrainian non-profit group that provides drones and other materiel to Kyiv’s military is showing gratitude to its donors by gifting them with key chains made from the wreckage of Russian plane and helicopter parts that were shot down in Ukraine. The Drones for Ukraine Fund, composed of some 30 members in-country…

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Ukraine “appears to have won the Battle of Kharkiv”

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Ukrainian forces began a counteroffensive Saturday near the Russian-controlled town of Izium in northeastern Ukraine, a regional governor said. Ukraine wants to push Russia from its staging area there and prevent it from encircling thousands of Ukrainian troops on the eastern front of the Donbas. The Russians turned their focus on the Donbas after they…

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