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    Poland`s ex-transport minister appointed head of Ukraine`s State Motorway Agency Ukravtodor
    Oct20

    Poland`s ex-transport minister appointed head of Ukraine`s State Motorway Agency Ukravtodor

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on October 19 appointed Poland`s former Minister of Transport Slawomir Nowak head of the State Motorway Agency (Ukravtodor). ”Our position is that high-quality roads, highways that will connect us with Europe should be built in Ukraine, therefore we have to improve the professional level of Ukravtodor,” said...

    Ukraine`s second try to sell OPP, starting price UAH 5.16 bln
    Oct20

    Ukraine`s second try to sell OPP, starting price UAH 5.16 bln

    The Ukrainian Cabinet at its Wednesday meeting approved the conditions for a new auction to sell 99.6% of shares of Odesa Portside Chemical Plant (OPP) at a starting price of UAH 5.16 billion (nearly $200 million). The starting price approved is 2.6 times lower than that set by the Cabinet in July prior to the first bidding, which failed due to...

    New Airborne Brigade created in Ukrainian Army
    Oct20

    New Airborne Brigade created in Ukrainian Army

    The Armed Forces of Ukraine formed a new airborne unit, the 45th Separate Airborne Assault Brigade, according to the press center of the General Staff, BBC Ukrainian Service reports. ”The young brigade is armed exclusively with new models of equipment and weapons, including BTR-3DA armed personnel carrier, automated system of management of...

    Belgium seeks explanations from Russian envoy over Syria airstrike statement
    Oct20

    Belgium seeks explanations from Russian envoy over Syria airstrike statement

    The Belgian Defense Minister Steven Vandeput is to ask the Russian Ambassador to Belgium Aleksandr Tokovinin for an explanation following accusations by Russian claiming the Belgian Airforce killed civilians during bombings of targets in Syria, deredactie.be reports. Speaking on Wednesday morning, Mr Vandeput told VRT News that ”It could be that...

    Czech police arrest Russian in connection with U.S. hacking attacks
    Oct20

    Czech police arrest Russian in connection with U.S. hacking attacks

    Czech police have detained a Russian man wanted in connection with hacking attacks on targets in the United States, the police said, without giving further details, Reuters reports. The arrest was carried out in cooperation with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Czech police said on their website on Tuesday evening. Interpol had issued a...

    Oklahoma National Guardsmen scheduled for deployment to Ukraine
    Oct20

    Oklahoma National Guardsmen scheduled for deployment to Ukraine

    Approximately 500 members of the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT) are scheduled to deploy this fall to provide training support in Ukraine, according to Fox23. ”It`s a great opportunity for the Soldiers of the 45th to use the experiences we`ve gained through our training and deployments,” said Col. David Jordan, commander of the 45th...

    Poland turns to Norwegian gas to trump Russia
    Oct19

    Poland turns to Norwegian gas to trump Russia

    Increased tensions with Russia over its plans to build the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Germany is pushing Poland to revive a stalled pipeline project with Norway, Ukraine Today reports citing Politico. Warsaw`s main goal is to find other gas suppliers when its current contract with Russia`s Gazprom expires in 2022, according to Ukraine Today....

    Russia`s ghost army in Ukraine tracked by unmarked graves and queues by ATMs
    Oct19

    Russia`s ghost army in Ukraine tracked by unmarked graves and queues by ATMs

    Moscow`s continued denial of direct military aggression in Ukraine convinces nobody, it seems, with the latest confirmation coming from an unexpected, if sadly typical, source, writes Halya Coynash for the website of Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, according to Ukraine Today. Locals in Russia`s Rostov oblast can reportedly always tell you...

    Ukraine in talks with EU on free mobile roaming services
    Oct19

    Ukraine in talks with EU on free mobile roaming services

    Ukraine will join the European Union`s common digital space, which means the abolition of charges for mobile roaming, according to ZN.ua. The prospects for the use of a common EU-Ukraine-Eastern Partnership digital space were discussed at the ministerial meeting of the EU`s ”Digital Community” initiative with the participation of the EU...

    Spacecraft with new International Space Station crew, relics of Orthodox saint launched from Baikonur spaceport
    Oct19

    Spacecraft with new International Space Station crew, relics of Orthodox saint launched from Baikonur spaceport

    The Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft with the next crew of the International Space Station (ISS) was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, a representative of the Roscosmos state space corporation told TASS. ”The Soyuz-FG carrier rocket with the Soyuz MS-02 manned transportation spacecraft has been launched,” he said, TASS reported. The...

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