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    Polish Demonstrations continue for third day – BBC
    Dec19

    Polish Demonstrations continue for third day – BBC

    Protests in the Polish capital Warsaw against government plans to restrict journalists` access to parliament have continued for a third day, according to the BBC. Protesters gathered outside parliament, where opposition MPs have been holding a sit-in since Friday, December 16, the BBC reported. Government supporters also held a demonstration in...

    In two-hour battle against Russian troops on Sunday 5 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 26 wounded
    Dec18

    In two-hour battle against Russian troops on Sunday 5 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 26 wounded

    5 Ukrainian soldiers were killed in action (KIA) and 26 were wounded in action (WIA) during an attack on Sunday, December 18, by combined Russian-separatist forces on Ukrainian positions along the so-called Svitlodarska Duha, a stretch between the militant-controlled town of Horlivka and the town of Svitlodarsk in Donetsk region, according to the...

    Buses attacked, burned on way to evacuate besieged Syrian villages
    Dec18

    Buses attacked, burned on way to evacuate besieged Syrian villages

    Several buses en route to evacuate ill and injured people from the besieged Syrian villages of al-Foua and Kefraya were attacked and burned on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and Syrian state television said, according to Reuters. Some buses, as well as Red Crescent vehicles, reached the entrance to the villages in Idlib province,...

    Ukraine reports 40 Russian attacks on its positions in Donbas in past day
    Dec18

    Ukraine reports 40 Russian attacks on its positions in Donbas in past day

    Russian troops and militants in Donbas attacked Ukrainian positions 40 times in the past day, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters reported on Sunday morning. View map in full size ”In the past 24 hours, the town of Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Pavlopil, Lebedynske and Shyrokyne in the Mariupol sector came...

    Price deregulation experiment justified, to be continued – Prime Minister of Ukraine
    Dec18

    Price deregulation experiment justified, to be continued – Prime Minister of Ukraine

    The experiment with the lifting of state regulation of prices, launched in October 1 for a three-month period, proved to be justified, as it did not lead to an acceleration of inflation, therefore the government intends to continue it, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman said during a Friday meeting with experts and civil society...

    Pentagon says China to return drone; Trump says they can keep it – Bloomberg
    Dec18

    Pentagon says China to return drone; Trump says they can keep it – Bloomberg

    The Pentagon said China will return a U.S. Navy underwater drone after its military scooped up the submersible in the South China Sea late this week and sparked a row that drew in President-elect Donald Trump, who said on Twitter the Chinese stole it, so they can keep it, according to Bloomberg. ”Through direct engagement with Chinese...

    Cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov: electronic warfare and surveillance aircraft
    Dec18

    Cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov: electronic warfare and surveillance aircraft

    A cooperation agreement between Saudi Arabia and Ukrainian manufacturer Antonov will be translated on Tuesday with the launching of an electronic warfare and surveillance aircraft, which is based on the An-132 light multi-mission transport aircraft, according to Al Awsat media outlet. See also: Ukrainian aircraft company Antonov completes...

    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,...

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