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    Swedish island in the Baltic Sea likely to reject renting space to Russia
    Dec15

    Swedish island in the Baltic Sea likely to reject renting space to Russia

    Officials on Gotland, Sweden`s militarily strategic island in the Baltic Sea, said Wednesday they likely will turn down a Russian request to rent harbor space after the government warned it could harm the country`s defense and political interests, according to The Associated Press. ”Following the information we got from the government, we very...

    Russia`s cyber attacks aimed at destabilizing Ukraine`s finance & banking – National Security and Defense Council
    Dec15

    Russia`s cyber attacks aimed at destabilizing Ukraine`s finance & banking – National Security and Defense Council

    Secretary of Ukraine`s National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov says that cybercriminals from the Russian Federation are responsible for powerful cyber attacks on Ukraine`s financial and banking sectors in recent times. About a week ago, the active phase of large-scale cyber attacks on the information resources of the...

    Anti-Terrorist Operation Headquarter reports about situation in Donbas in last day
    Dec14

    Anti-Terrorist Operation Headquarter reports about situation in Donbas in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 15 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Luhansk sector, the militants continued to use banned 120mm and 82mm mortars to shell the village of Krymske. Also, they fired...

    Poroshenko on Savchenko`s Minsk talks with militants: neither she, nor Ukraine will benefit from this
    Dec14

    Poroshenko on Savchenko`s Minsk talks with militants: neither she, nor Ukraine will benefit from this

    Neither MP Nadia Savchenko nor Ukraine will benefit from Savchenko`s meetings militant leaders from ”DPR” and ”LPR” Alexander Zakharchenko and Igor Plotnitsky, according to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko who spoke to reporters during his working visit to Ivano-Frankivsk region Wednesday. ”I will not allow anyone to pretend that there is an...

    Lower House of Canadian Parliament ratifies free trade area deal with Ukraine
    Dec14

    Lower House of Canadian Parliament ratifies free trade area deal with Ukraine

    The Lower House of Canada`s Parliament has unanimously ratified the agreement on a free trade area with Ukraine, Ukraine`s Trade Envoy Natalia Mykolska wrote on Twitter Wednesday. ”The Lower Chamber of the Parliament of Canada unanimously ratified the Free Trade Agreement. Then goes the ratification by the Canada Senate. We work very closely with...

    NBU forecasts international reserves at $15.5 bln by year-end
    Dec14

    NBU forecasts international reserves at $15.5 bln by year-end

    The National Bank of Ukraine predicts the volume of international reserves at the end of the year to amount to $15.5 billion, Valeria Gontareva, the NBU Governor, told a Kyiv conference Wednesday. ”At the end of last year, we had reserves at $13.3 billion, and at the end of this [year] they will be at $15.5 billion,” said Gontareva. According to...

    How Russia gave a huge number of weapons to the ISIS in Palmyra: 42 tanks, 7 IFV, artillery and 500 ton ammo. Photo, video
    Dec14

    How Russia gave a huge number of weapons to the ISIS in Palmyra: 42 tanks, 7 IFV, artillery and 500 ton ammo. Photo, video

    During a successful offensive on Palmyra, ISIS fighters “captured” Russian army base with a huge number of weapons: 36 tanks 7 Infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) 8 army cargo truck 6 122mm cannons artillery 7 23 mm twin-barreled autocannons Several BPM-97 “Vystrel” – new model of Russian mine-resistant, ambush protected vehicle Several...

    Head of Ukraine`s Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office faces corruption charges in case of Party of Regions` ”black accounts”
    Dec14

    Head of Ukraine`s Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office faces corruption charges in case of Party of Regions` ”black accounts”

    Head of the Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office Nazar Kholodnitskiy has signed a suspicion notice against the Chairman of the Central Election Commission, Mykhailo Okhendovskiy, ZN.UA reported citing an informed source. The detectives plan to hand the suspicion notice over to the official in Boryspil airport, upon his arrival from...

    Ukraine switches for 12-year school system
    Dec14

    Ukraine switches for 12-year school system

    The Ukrainian government at its Wednesday meeting approved a political proposal (Concept) of the Ministry of Education and Science for the reform of secondary education titled ”The New Ukrainian School”, the ministry`s press service has told UNIAN. Minister of Education and Science Lilia Hrynevych said in her speech that this political proposal...

    Russia-NATO military confrontation, North Korea crisis among top potential conflicts in 2017
    Dec14

    Russia-NATO military confrontation, North Korea crisis among top potential conflicts in 2017

    A serious military confrontation between Russia and a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) member state or a severe crisis in North Korea are among top international concerns for 2017 cited by a new survey of experts. The Council on Foreign Relations` (CFR) ninth annual Preventive Priorities Survey identified seven top potential flashpoints...

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