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    Death in Washington of ex-Russian press minister ruled accidental
    Oct28

    Death in Washington of ex-Russian press minister ruled accidental

    The unexplained death last year in Washington of Mikhail Lesin, a Russian media executive and former adviser to President Vladimir Putin, was accidental and caused partly by alcohol poisoning after days of heavy drinking, U.S. authorities said on Friday, according to Reuters. The death of Lesin, who was found in his hotel room on November 5,...

    France`s Engie strikes deal to reserve gas storage in Ukraine
    Oct28

    France`s Engie strikes deal to reserve gas storage in Ukraine

    October 28 French utility Engie said on Friday it would create a subsidiary in Ukraine and signed a deal with transmission system operator UkrTransGaz to reserve transport and gas storage capacities there, starting this winter, Reuters reports. Engie said it became Ukraine`s main Western supplier of natural gas in 2015, providing 3.5 billion...

    President of Ukraine and Prime Minister congratulate Ukrainians on Day of Ukraine`s liberation from Nazi occupation
    Oct28

    President of Ukraine and Prime Minister congratulate Ukrainians on Day of Ukraine`s liberation from Nazi occupation

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman came forward with an address to the nation on the 72nd anniversary of the liberation of the Ukrainian land from Nazi invaders. ”The victorious battle for Ukraine, which lasted for 22 long months, was a decisive factor in the defeat of the Nazi Germany and its allies,”...

    Chinese spies stole Pentagon secrets – media
    Oct28

    Chinese spies stole Pentagon secrets – media

    Chinese spies repeatedly infiltrated U.S. national security agencies, including official email accounts, and stole U.S. secrets on Pentagon war plans for a future conflict with China, according to a forthcoming congressional commission report, the Washington Free Beacon reported. ”The United States faces a large and growing threat to its national...

    European Commission reiterates support for Ukraine on its reform path
    Oct28

    European Commission reiterates support for Ukraine on its reform path

    The European Commission strongly supports the comprehensive reform agenda of the Ukrainian government. The level and depth of assistance, unprecedented in the European Union`s relations with a third country, is outlined in a report on the impact of the Support Group for Ukraine (SGUA) in the first 18 months of its activities, published October...

    Russian airforce in training exercises on possible air strikes on Ukraine targets – Intel
    Oct28

    Russian airforce in training exercises on possible air strikes on Ukraine targets – Intel

    The Russian Federation continues to prepare for a possible large-scale offensive against Ukraine, which is to include massive airstrikes on the country`s strategic facilities, representative of the Main Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine`s Defense Ministry Vadym Skibytskiy told a Kyiv briefing Friday, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”The...

    Ukraine politicians` huge cash piles exposed in reform drive
    Oct28

    Ukraine politicians` huge cash piles exposed in reform drive

    Ukraine`s Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has revealed that he and his wife possess $1.8 million in cash, the BBC reports. Mr Groysman published a list of his assets in line with Ukraine`s new anti-corruption rules, which compel all senior public officials to declare their wealth in a new electronic database, according to the BBC. He has been a...

    U.S. Mission to OSCE: Russia continues sending troops, equipment into Ukraine
    Oct28

    U.S. Mission to OSCE: Russia continues sending troops, equipment into Ukraine

    The United States is deeply concerned about the recent escalation in fighting in eastern Ukraine, where the ”school year” ceasefire appears to be unraveling while combined Russian-separatist forces continue to deny access to OSCE monitors, reads the report by the U.S. Mission to the OSCE. ”Despite combined-separatist forces` restrictions, the SMM...

    Two EU countries ”hinder” visa liberalization for Ukraine
    Oct28

    Two EU countries ”hinder” visa liberalization for Ukraine

    France and Belgium have ”concerns” over the level of Ukraine`s anti-corruption efforts and in this regard, they have hinted at Kyiv`s failure to complete the implementation of criteria required to obtain a visa-free travel with the EU, according to journalists and experts on visa-free subjects after the meeting of EU ambassadors, held on October...

    Ukraine repels Russian attack on Avdiyivka`s ”promzone”: Russian militants suffer losses
    Oct28

    Ukraine repels Russian attack on Avdiyivka`s ”promzone”: Russian militants suffer losses

    In a failed attack on the industrial zone in the town of Avdiyivka [the so-called ”promzone”] in Donbas, the occupation forces suffered losses, in particular seven KIA and another 17 WIA, that`s according to Andriy Lysenko, the speaker of the Defense Ministry on ATO. ”Yesterday`s aggressive actions have cost the enemy dearly. Enemy losses over...

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