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    Ukraine confirmed its position for United Nations resolution on Israel’s settlement in the Palestinian territories
    Dec26

    Ukraine confirmed its position for United Nations resolution on Israel’s settlement in the Palestinian territories

    The Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations has issued a statement over the decision to support the UN Security Council resolution, which called on Israel to halt settlement construction in the Palestinian territories. The search for the conflict settlement is now almost in the deepest crisis throughout its history, according to the...

    Bank of Japan Governor says global economy entering new phase
    Dec26

    Bank of Japan Governor says global economy entering new phase

    Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday the global economy seems to be entering a new phase and finally putting behind the negative legacy of the global financial crisis, according to Reuters. The BOJ`s new policy framework aimed at keeping long-term interest rates around zero percent will help maximize the benefits of global...

    Fragments of Russian Tu-154 found mile off coast
    Dec26

    Fragments of Russian Tu-154 found mile off coast

    Search team finds fragments of presumably Tu-154 plane wreckage a mile from a sea coast, according to a source, Russian news agency TASS has reported. The Russian Defense Ministry has increased the group of unmanned aerial vehicles in the Tu-154 search area, the ministry`s press service said on Monday, TASS wrote. ”The group of the Defense...

    EBRD to finance trolleybus transport and infrastructure upgrade in Ivano-Frankivsk
    Dec26

    EBRD to finance trolleybus transport and infrastructure upgrade in Ivano-Frankivsk

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending resources to support the renewal of rolling stock in municipalities across Ukraine under its Ukraine Public Transport Framework facility, according to Agroperspectiva. The latest project under the facility, which was approved in 2015 and designed to help replace ageing...

    No one wants to build railway to Kerch bridge, deadlines may shift
    Dec26

    No one wants to build railway to Kerch bridge, deadlines may shift

    Terms of construction of a so-called Kerch bridge from mainland Russia to the occupied Crimea may be extended as the second tender to select a general contractor for the construction of the railway toward the bridge failed due to the lack of applications, Kommersant reports. It is noted that the railway is scheduled to be laid by November 2019...

    China is more of a threat than Russia – Obama adviser
    Dec25

    China is more of a threat than Russia – Obama adviser

    Ben Rhodes, the Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications for U.S. President Barack Obama, said China, and not Russia, poses a major threat to the U.S. in the long term, according to Al Jazeera. When it comes to U.S. security policy in the long term, ”China is going to be a much more powerful country than Russia,” Rhodes said...

    Ukrainian Prime Minister postpones visit to Israel following tensions after UNSC Resolution vote
    Dec25

    Ukrainian Prime Minister postpones visit to Israel following tensions after UNSC Resolution vote

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman postponed his visit to Israel, according to prime minister`s press secretary Dmytro Stoliarchuk. ”Volodymyr Groysman has postponed his visit to Israel. A new date of the visit will be determined later,” Stoliarchuk informed. As was reported earlier, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday,...

    Russian Defense Ministry`s Tu-154 aircraft crash: possible causes named
    Dec25

    Russian Defense Ministry`s Tu-154 aircraft crash: possible causes named

    Viktor Ozerov, the chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Defense and Security, said the plane crash could be caused by technical failure or pilot error, Russian newspaper Vedomosti reported. ”I rule out a terrorist attack as cause of the crash. The aircraft [operated by] the Defense Ministry, [flying in] the Russian airspace, there...

    Russian defence plane Tu-154 flying to Syria crashed into Black Sea. 92 people died including chief of Russia’s military police
    Dec25

    Russian defence plane Tu-154 flying to Syria crashed into Black Sea. 92 people died including chief of Russia’s military police

    The Tu-154 plane of Russia`s Defense Ministry has fallen in the Black Sea, near Sochi. ”According to preliminary data, it fell in the Black Sea,” the source said, according to TASS. The source also said that debris and chassis of the Tu-154 plane of Russia`s Defense Ministry were found some 6 kilometers from the Black Sea coast. The Defense...

    Trump aide partnered with firm run by man with alleged KGB ties – Bloomberg
    Dec25

    Trump aide partnered with firm run by man with alleged KGB ties – Bloomberg

    Donald Trump`s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, partnered this year with a controversial technology company co-run by a man once convicted of trying to sell stolen biotech material to the Russian KGB espionage agency, according to Bloomberg. Subu Kota, who pleaded guilty in 1996 to selling the material to an FBI agent posing as a Russian...

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