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    President of Ukraine presents new chief of military intelligence
    Oct25

    President of Ukraine presents new chief of military intelligence

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko introduced a new head of the Chief Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, Vasyl Burba, to the staff, the president`s press service reported Monday. ”I have no doubt that this appointment will give a new impetus to the activity of military intelligence of Ukraine,” Petro Poroshenko...

    Night shelling in Donbas: Ukraine reports 4 wounded
    Oct25

    Night shelling in Donbas: Ukraine reports 4 wounded

    Four Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas overnight, Ukrainian TSN news service has reported, citing its own sources. All wounded soldiers sustained fragmentation wounds and taken to hospitals. It is noted that their lives are not threatened. According to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist...

    Italian citizen was trying to leave Ukraine with USD one million in shoe boxes
    Oct25

    Italian citizen was trying to leave Ukraine with USD one million in shoe boxes

    A solid amount of money was seized by Ukrainian customs service at Zhuliany airport as an Italian citizen was trying to leave Ukraine with several kilos of cash, Ukraine Today reported Monday. Border guards became suspicious after x-raying a passenger`s baggage. A woman, who said she had a diplomatic passport, refused to show her bags and...

    ”Extremely challenging” for new “Ukrainian Railways” CEO, Poland`s Wojciech Balczun and his team – Minister of Infrastructure
    Oct25

    ”Extremely challenging” for new “Ukrainian Railways” CEO, Poland`s Wojciech Balczun and his team – Minister of Infrastructure

    The process of adaptation of the new Ukrzaliznytsia CEO, Poland`s Wojciech Balczun and his team has been dragging, according to Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelyan, TSN reports. ”I can`t say that the new team is an epic fail but it is very challenging for them to work there,” the minister said in an interview. ”I expected that...

    MH17 downing: The Netherlands to consider two options for trial
    Oct25

    MH17 downing: The Netherlands to consider two options for trial

    The Dutch Government considers two options for bringing to justice those responsible for the shooting down of a passenger jet of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 from the skies over Donbas in the summer of 2014, according to the Dutch newspaper Trouw. No decision has been taken yet while the current focus in on international tribunal or national...

    Ex-PM Azarov, ministers Klymenko, Zakharchenko no longer wanted by Interpol – MP
    Oct25

    Ex-PM Azarov, ministers Klymenko, Zakharchenko no longer wanted by Interpol – MP

    Ukrainian Member of Parliament, former journalist Ihor Lutsenko says that former Prime Minister Mykola Azarov, who now lives in Russia, his Income and Tax Minister Oleksandr Klymenko and Interior Minister Vitaliy Zakharchenko, who was reported to be involved in the forced dispersals of Maidan protests late in 2013 and early in 2014, are not now...

    5 countries align with anti-Russia sanctions of European Union until mid-March
    Oct24

    5 countries align with anti-Russia sanctions of European Union until mid-March

    Ukraine, Montenegro, Albania, Liechtenstein, and Norway have aligned themselves with the sanctions extended by the Council of the European Union against Russia as restrictive measures for undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. ”The Candidate Countries Montenegro and Albania, and the EFTA...

    Russia not to leave Donbas the very next day, the crisis may last for decades – Russian expert
    Oct24

    Russia not to leave Donbas the very next day, the crisis may last for decades – Russian expert

    Russia is not going to leave Donbas the very next day, and a peaceful settlement of the crisis may take decades, according to head of the Center for Ukrainian Research of the Institute of Europe under the Russian Academy of Sciences Viktor Mironenko. ”There cannot be such a solution to the political compromise that [Russian President Vladimir]...

    Ukraine harvests over 51 mln tonnes of grain
    Oct24

    Ukraine harvests over 51 mln tonnes of grain

    Ukraine had threshed 51.4 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops, including maize, as of October 24 from 12.2 million hectares (ha), which is 85% of the plan, according to the Ukrainian Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry. The average grain yield is 4.23 tonnes per hectare. Farmers have almost completed a campaign to harvest late grain crops....

    Ukraine presents light grenade launcher for special forces in Donbas
    Oct24

    Ukraine presents light grenade launcher for special forces in Donbas

    Kyiv-based company Precision Systems has developed a new, handheld version of the Soviet-made 30 mm automatic grenade Launcher AGS-17, which was displayed for the first time at Ukraine`s AviaSvit/Arms and Security show, held in Kyiv Oct 11-14, British military portal IHS Jane`s Defence Weekly reports, according to Ukraine Today. Company officials...

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