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    Russia, China block U.N. demand for seven-day Aleppo truce
    Dec05

    Russia, China block U.N. demand for seven-day Aleppo truce

    Russia and China on Monday vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would have demanded a seven-day truce in Syria`s Aleppo, with Russia arguing it would allow rebels to regroup and that time was needed for talks between Washington and Moscow, according to Reuters. It was the sixth time Russia has vetoed a Security Council resolution on...

    EU nations near compromise on how to counter Russian gas supply risks
    Dec05

    EU nations near compromise on how to counter Russian gas supply risks

    EU nations are edging toward a compromise on a proposal to guard against gas supply disruptions, agreeing to share details on contracts and cooperate across borders, the Slovak presidency said on Monday, according to Reuters. Cuts in gas supplies from Russia in 2006 and 2009 exposed the bloc`s vulnerability – particularly in eastern Europe...

    Secret warehouse of Russian demining unit near Donetsk kindergarten revealed
    Dec05

    Secret warehouse of Russian demining unit near Donetsk kindergarten revealed

    Ukrainian volunteer intel community InformNapalm reported on its latest discovery as a result of OSINT efforts. InformNapalm published pictures showing a demining system UR-77 Meteorite, BKT RK2 or TMK-2 vehicle and charges for the UZP demining system, which contain 725 kg of PVV-7 explosive each. ”It is assumed that the warehouse is used for...

    Russia is ”threat No.1” – U.S. Air Force Secretary
    Dec05

    Russia is ”threat No.1” – U.S. Air Force Secretary

    Russia`s increasing military activities around the world have unsettled top U.S. military officials, who say they are reshaping their budget plans to better address what they now consider to be the most pressing threat to U.S. security, Reuters reports. ”Russia is the No. 1 threat to the United States,” Air Force Secretary Deborah James told...

    Ukrainian  local budgets` receipts in 11 months estimated at US$ 5 bln in equivalent
    Dec05

    Ukrainian local budgets` receipts in 11 months estimated at US$ 5 bln in equivalent

    Receipts of the Ukrainian local budgets` general fund January through November 2016, excluding inter-budget transfers, were estimated at UAH 131.9 billion, or $5 billion in the equivalent, according to Ukraine`s Finance Ministry. This was 49.6%, or UAH 43.7 billion, up year-over-year, the ministry said. The receipts in the 11 months accounted for...

    Yet another anti-Ukraine treaty group enters national politics
    Dec05

    Yet another anti-Ukraine treaty group enters national politics

    A third grouping involved in April`s referendum on the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement has decided to enter the mainstream political arena, according to DutchNews.nl. GeenPeil, the initial driver behind the campaign to collect signatures and force the vote, is launching its political wing on Monday, Dutch media said at the weekend, DutchNews.nl...

    Euro drops to 20-month low as Renzi concedes referendum defeat
    Dec05

    Euro drops to 20-month low as Renzi concedes referendum defeat

    The euro fell to the weakest level since March 2015 as Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said he would resign after conceding defeat in the nation`s constitutional referendum, according to Bloomberg. The single currency dropped against all its 16 major counterparts as the referendum on Renzi`s plans to rein in the power of the Senate was...

    Russian militants use mortars near Shyrokyne, anti-aircraft guns in Luhansk sector
    Dec05

    Russian militants use mortars near Shyrokyne, anti-aircraft guns in Luhansk sector

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 26 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers started firing mortars on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Shyrokyne. View map in full size...

    ”DPR” on hunt for distributors of SBU leaflets
    Dec05

    ”DPR” on hunt for distributors of SBU leaflets

    Security officials of the so-called ”Donetsk People`s Republic” (”DPR”) terrorist organization have been strenuously looking for distributors of leaflets with information about the campaign launched by the SBU Security Service of Ukraine ”They wait for you back home,” aimed at the militants, military analyst and MP Dmytro Tymchuk wrote on...

    Antonov needs about $700 mln for serial production of aircraft
    Dec05

    Antonov needs about $700 mln for serial production of aircraft

    Ukraine`s state-owned enterprise Antonov, the only Ukrainian designer and manufacturer of cargo and passenger planes, needs to raise $703.2 million to launch full-scale production of aircraft, according to news portal LІGA.net. This issue was on the agenda of a meeting on the aviation industry, which was chaired by Ukrainian Prime Minister...

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