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    Obama ridicules Trump`s `whacky` ideas
    Sep08

    Obama ridicules Trump`s `whacky` ideas

    U.S. President Barack Obama urged the media and voters Thursday to challenge Donald Trump`s ”whacky” proposals, and he reiterated that the Republican nominee isn`t qualified to be president, The Washington Times reports. ”The most important thing for the public and the press is to just listen to what he says and follow up and ask questions to...

    Chechen journalist jailed on drug charges, supporters call it repression
    Sep08

    Chechen journalist jailed on drug charges, supporters call it repression

    Colleagues of a journalist in Russia`s troubled Chechnya region says a court has ordered him imprisoned for three years on drug charges, according to Radio Liberty. The Shali district court sentenced Zhalaudi Geriyev on September 5 for alleged marijuana possession, RFE/RL reported. Geriyev was a contributor to the website Caucasus Knot, and known...

    Ukrainian Parliament responds to Polish Parliament`s decision on Volyn tragedy
    Sep08

    Ukrainian Parliament responds to Polish Parliament`s decision on Volyn tragedy

    The Ukrainian legislators have called on their Polish counterparts to stop politicizing the tragic pages of Ukrainian-Polish history and to focus their efforts on building up constructive relations between Ukraine and Poland in order to strengthen partnership in the democratic Europe, based on European values. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on...

    U.S. agrees to help enhance Ukrainian forces, dispatches adviser – Reuters
    Sep08

    U.S. agrees to help enhance Ukrainian forces, dispatches adviser – Reuters

    The United States and Ukraine on Thursday agreed to cooperate on defense technology and improve Ukraine`s forces in a move aimed at boosting Ukrainian defense and enhancing U.S. assistance, the Pentagon said, according to Reuters. U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak signed the partnership agreement...

    Russian military terminate contracts not to fight in Donbas – Tymchuk
    Sep08

    Russian military terminate contracts not to fight in Donbas – Tymchuk

    Early termination of contracts has been increased among servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation involved in the fighting in Donbas so they might return to Russia, head of the Information Resistance Group and MP Dmytro Tymchuk wrote on Facebook. According to Tymchuk, one of the reasons for this termination of contracts is the...

    Ukrainian farmers gather nearly 39 mln tonnes of grain by Sept 1
    Sep08

    Ukrainian farmers gather nearly 39 mln tonnes of grain by Sept 1

    Ukrainian farmers have threshed 38.6 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops, including corn, as of September 7, from 9.9 million ha of land, as compared to 37.4 million tonnes on the same date last year, according to the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry`s press service. The average yield capacity of grain crops is 39 centners per ha,...

    Beijing setting up G20`s first center to aid corruption fight
    Sep08

    Beijing setting up G20`s first center to aid corruption fight

    China is moving quickly to implement the anti-corruption consensus reached at the G20 Summit, which ended on Monday in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, by setting up the group`s first anti-graft research center in Beijing, according to China Daily. The center will provide intelligence support in the hunt for economic fugitives and confiscation of...

    Prosecutors know terms of Kaskiv`s extradition to Ukraine
    Sep08

    Prosecutors know terms of Kaskiv`s extradition to Ukraine

    The Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine (PGO) expects that Vladyslav Kaskiv, the former head of the State Agency for Investment and National Projects of Ukraine, who is accused of a large-scale embezzlement, will be extradited to Ukraine in two to three months. Kaskiv was detained in Panama, and the PGO has received an official confirmation...

    NATO to support Ukraine despite Russian criticism – Stoltenberg
    Sep08

    NATO to support Ukraine despite Russian criticism – Stoltenberg

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said that criticism of NATO by Russia for its supporting Ukraine has no grounds, as every independent country has the right to ask for the Alliance`s support, according to the news portal Evropeiska Pravda. ”Russia criticizes our support of Ukraine. But Ukraine is an independent state, and it has asked...

    36% of Ukrainians know nothing about EU assistance to Ukraine – Poll
    Sep08

    36% of Ukrainians know nothing about EU assistance to Ukraine – Poll

    About one-third of respondents believe that the EU provides assistance to Ukraine in the fight against corruption, about 22% in the sphere of defense and security and 19.3% in reforms of public administration. At the same time, more than one-third of respondents do not know about the EU`s help to Ukraine, according to a study by the Center for...

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