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    China grants USD7 mln worth of rescue equipment to Ukraine
    Dec18

    China grants USD7 mln worth of rescue equipment to Ukraine

    The Chinese government on Friday donated Ukraine a batch of rescue equipment worth 7 million U.S. dollars to help the local rescuers save lives during emergency situations, according to China.org citing Xinhua. The aid includes 32 sets of rescue gear and 25 units of rescue vehicles and machines, such as motorized cranes, bulldozers, dirt moving...

    Ambassador of Ukraine to U.S. takes part in Annual Business Meeting of U.S. – Ukraine Business Council
    Dec18

    Ambassador of Ukraine to U.S. takes part in Annual Business Meeting of U.S. – Ukraine Business Council

    Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Valeriy Chaly took part in the Annual Business Meeting of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council, which gathered representatives of American companies, the U.S. government and expert community, according to the Ukrainian government website. ”In his remarks, the Ambassador presented reforms progress in...

    Ukraine reports 2 wounded in Donbas in past day
    Dec18

    Ukraine reports 2 wounded in Donbas in past day

    Over the past 24 hours, two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation, according to Colonel Andriy Lysenko, Defense Ministry spokesman for the ATO. View map in full size ”In the past day, no troops were killed and two were wounded in a shelling near the village of Nevelske,” Lysenko told a Kyiv briefing Saturday,...

    Turkey`s support valuable for Ukraine, says newly appointed Ukranian ambassador to Turkey
    Dec17

    Turkey`s support valuable for Ukraine, says newly appointed Ukranian ambassador to Turkey

    The newly appointed Ukranian ambassador to Turkey said on Thursday that Ukraine gives importance to the support of an ”effective world actor” such as Turkey, Daily Sabah wrote. ”We give great value and importance to the support of an effective world actor like Turkey,” Andrii Sybiha said in his interview with Anadolu Agency (AA), according to...

    Polish Interior Minister Mariusz Blaszczak  accuses opposition of attempt to seize power
    Dec17

    Polish Interior Minister Mariusz Blaszczak accuses opposition of attempt to seize power

    Polish Interior Minister Mariusz Blaszczak accused opposition parties on Saturday of trying to seize power illegally, while lawmakers occupied parliament`s plenary hall for a second day in the country`s biggest political standoff in years, according to Reuters. ”In my opinion, yesterday`s events were an illegal attempt to seize power,” Blaszczak...

    Russian occupation authorities in Crimea put human rights activist in psychiatric ward
    Dec17

    Russian occupation authorities in Crimea put human rights activist in psychiatric ward

    Human rights activist Amir-Usein Kuku, who is one of the suspects of a so-called ”Hizb-ut-Tahrir case” has been thrown into a solitary confinement in a psychiatric clinic in Simferopol, where he was placed for a mandatory psychiatric examination, Radio Liberty reported citing the activist`s lawyer, Eden Semedlyaev, as saying. The information came...

    Russian opposition`s Navalny says will hold referendum on Crimea if elected president
    Dec17

    Russian opposition`s Navalny says will hold referendum on Crimea if elected president

    Alexei Navalny claimed he intends to hold an ”honest referendum” in Crimea and to completely fulfil Minsk agreements if elected Russia`s president in 2018, the Ukraine Today reports citing RFE/RL. ”The first step we must take is fulfilling the Minsk agreement. Basically, Putin himself speaks endlessly about it, but virtually nothing is really...

    Police break up blockade of Poland`s parliament amid political crisis – Reuters
    Dec17

    Police break up blockade of Poland`s parliament amid political crisis – Reuters

    Police early Saturday forcefully broke up an hours-long blockade of exits from the Polish parliament by protesters who said ruling party lawmakers violated the constitution by illegally passing the budget for next year, according to Reuters. The head of the PiS party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, left parliament in the early hours of Saturday after police...

    Russia preparing another gas crisis in January-February to put pressure on EU – Naftogaz
    Dec17

    Russia preparing another gas crisis in January-February to put pressure on EU – Naftogaz

    NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine considers the statements of PJSC Gazprom on the possibility of termination of gas supplies to European consumers as a preparation by Russia of another gas crisis in January and February 2017 in order to promote their own interests in relations with the EU, Naftogaz wrote in a statement published on the company website....

    13 soldiers killed, 48 wounded in car bomb attack in Turkey
    Dec17

    13 soldiers killed, 48 wounded in car bomb attack in Turkey

    Thirteen soldiers were killed and 48 more were injured when a car bomb hit a bus transporting off-duty military personnel in the central Turkish city of Kayseri on Saturday, one week after a similar attack targeted police outside an Istanbul stadium, according to Reuters. The blast is likely to further anger a Turkish public frustrated by a...

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