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    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...

    Ukrainian Regional Development Ministry seeks to improve construction industry legislation in 2017
    Dec26

    Ukrainian Regional Development Ministry seeks to improve construction industry legislation in 2017

    The Ukrainian Ministry of Regional Development, Construction and Housing and Utility Services jointly with the Center for Effective Regulation intends to improve legislation concerning 55 markets of the construction industry in 2017, Lev Partskhaladze, the regional development deputy minister, said at a press briefing. ”There are 55 construction...

    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...

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine 39 times in last day
    Dec25

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine 39 times in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 39 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, the enemy fired on the Ukrainian positions near the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Shyrokyne, Talakivka and...

    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 militants continue violating ”ceasefire”, attack in all sectors
    Dec25

    Russian militants continue violating ”ceasefire”, attack in all sectors

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 23 times from 00:00 to 18:00 on Saturday, December 24, according to the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. ”Most of the attacks were recorded in the Mariupol sector near the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Shyrokyne and Vodiane. The militants...

    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...

    10,000 social media users currently under investigation on suspicion of terrorist propaganda in Turkey
    Dec25

    10,000 social media users currently under investigation on suspicion of terrorist propaganda in Turkey

    The Ministry of Interior Affairs has announced that 10,000 people are currently under investigation on suspicion of terrorist propaganda and insulting senior state officials on social media, according to Turkish Minute. In a press release the ministry also stated that in the last six months 3,710 social media users were investigated, of whom...

    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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