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    EU into extension of sanctions against Russia – Ukrainian Foreign Minister
    May15

    EU into extension of sanctions against Russia – Ukrainian Foreign Minister

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has announced the foreign ministers of the European Union countries who participated in a meeting of the EU Informal Group ”Friends of Ukraine” supported the extension of sanctions against Russia. ”There was a very informative meeting with the EU foreign ministers, as we had time to discuss...

    Putin says Russia right to boycott Eurovision over Ukraine
    May15

    Putin says Russia right to boycott Eurovision over Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Russia was right to boycott this year`s Eurovision song contest because Ukrainian authorities were not up to the job of organizing such events, according to Reuters. Russia`s state broadcaster boycotted the contest after Ukraine, the host country, barred entry to the Russian contestant because...

    France`s new President Emmanuel Macron takes power, now faces challenge of governing – media
    May15

    France`s new President Emmanuel Macron takes power, now faces challenge of governing – media

    France`s new President Emmanuel Macron officially took over the reigns of power on Sunday, facing the challenges of a polarized country, high unemployment, terrorism and working with Germany to reform the EU, according to Deutsche Welle. The 39-year-old independent took over from outgoing Socialist President Francois Hollande, who leaves office...

    Russia to supply raw materials to seized factories in occupied Donbas
    May15

    Russia to supply raw materials to seized factories in occupied Donbas

    The Russian Federal Agency for State Reserves (Rosrezerv) in 2017 will receive RUB 10 billion from the government`s Reserve Fund to finance the costs associated with the recovery of stocks raw materials and materials of the metallurgical industry, RBC reports citing the government`s order of May 4, 2017, signed by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry...

    New wave of ransom threats seen in unprecedented global attack – Bloomberg
    May15

    New wave of ransom threats seen in unprecedented global attack – Bloomberg

    An unrivaled global cyber-attack is poised to continue claiming victims Monday as people return to work and turn on their desktop computers, even as hospitals and other facilities gained the upper hand against the first wave, according to Bloomberg. More than 200,000 computers in at least 150 countries have so far been infected, according to...

    European Investment Bank could lend EUR 160 mln to Kharkiv subway for 3.5km extension
    May15

    European Investment Bank could lend EUR 160 mln to Kharkiv subway for 3.5km extension

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) could lend EUR 160 million to the city of Kharkiv for a 3.5 kilometer extension of the Oleksiivska subway line and the construction of the Derzhavynska and Odeska stations, according to the EIB`s website. The total cost of the project is EUR 320 million. At the same time, the EIB noted that the project...

    China to repair collapsed bridge in Kyiv and build new one near Kremenchuk
    May15

    China to repair collapsed bridge in Kyiv and build new one near Kremenchuk

    Ukrainian delegates led by First Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, Minister of Economic Development and Trade Stepan Kubiv and China Road and Bridge Corporation`s management have agreed in Beijing on the reconstruction of Kyiv`s Shuliavsky overpass and the construction of a bridge near the Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk, according to the Ukrainian...

    North Korea: New rocket can carry nuclear warhead
    May15

    North Korea: New rocket can carry nuclear warhead

    North Korea has announced that Sunday`s missile launch tested a new type of rocket capable of carrying a ”large-scale heavy nuclear warhead.” The test led to an international outcry and a call for harsher sanctions, according to Deutsche Welle. Sunday`s launch was a ”newly-developed mid/long-range strategic ballistic rocket, Hwasong-12,” North...

    PEN America launches campaign to free Ukrainian writer Oleh Sentsov
    May15

    PEN America launches campaign to free Ukrainian writer Oleh Sentsov

    Authors, television hosts, and other creative allies joined PEN America in a letter calling on U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to press for the immediate release of Oleh Sentsov, a Ukrainian writer and filmmaker imprisoned in Russia`s Siberia on terrorism charges widely considered to be a groundless attempt to silence his criticism of...

    Four civilians killed in militant shelling of Avdiyivka`s residential district
    May14

    Four civilians killed in militant shelling of Avdiyivka`s residential district

    Around 19:30 on Saturday, militants opened fire on the residential neighborhood of Avdiyivka, which resulted in four civilians being killed and another one injured, that`s according to the chief of Donetsk region`s military and civilian administration Pavlo Zhebrivskiy. According to the press service of local police.   Three men and a woman were...

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