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    MFA Ukraine: Russia`s Caucasus 2016 drills constitute increasing military threat
    Sep08

    MFA Ukraine: Russia`s Caucasus 2016 drills constitute increasing military threat

    Ukraine is deeply concerned with the military exercises ”Caucasus 2016” which are being held in the occupied territories and near the border of Ukraine, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine said in its comment Wednesday. ”The massive build-up of the Russian joint military force grouping in the occupied territories and on the border of...

    Trump says Putin better leader than Obama – Reuters
    Sep08

    Trump says Putin better leader than Obama – Reuters

    Donald Trump declared on Wednesday that Russia`s Vladimir Putin had been a better leader than U.S. President Barack Obama, as the Republican presidential nominee used a televised forum to argue he was best equipped to reassert America`s global leadership, according to Reuters. ”I think under the leadership of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton the...

    Scandal around anti-graft MP Leshchenko: Media reports about his property
    Sep08

    Scandal around anti-graft MP Leshchenko: Media reports about his property

    Member of Parliament from the Petro Poroshenko Bloc Serhiy Leshchenko, who earlier worked as an investigative journalist for the Ukrayinska Pravda online portal and is known for his anti-corruption campaigns, has found himself in the center of a real-estate-related scandal after it was revealed that he bought a flat worth some UAH 7.5 million in...

    162 army intel officers killed in Donbas during ATO, another 632 wounded – Poroshenko
    Sep07

    162 army intel officers killed in Donbas during ATO, another 632 wounded – Poroshenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko paid tribute to the fallen military intelligence servicemen as he spoke before the officers of Chief Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine on the 24th anniversary of Ukraine`s military intelligence, according to the president`s press service. ”Intelligence officers are the elite of...

    German, French foreign minister to head to Ukraine next week – Reuters
    Sep07

    German, French foreign minister to head to Ukraine next week – Reuters

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Wednesday said he would travel to Ukraine with his French counterpart next week to discuss if, and when, broader Normandy format talks that also include Russia could be scheduled, according to Reuters. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday had said Russia would continue to support the...

    Russian special services, Medvedchuk play role in Luhansk events of spring 2014: Parubiy
    Sep07

    Russian special services, Medvedchuk play role in Luhansk events of spring 2014: Parubiy

    Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Paruby during a questioning in the Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine informed the investigators about the direct influence of the Russian special services in the events in Luhansk region in the spring of 2014, as he told the reporters outside the office of the Department of Special...

    Group of Ukrainian students to visit Japan`s Kyoto Research Center
    Sep07

    Group of Ukrainian students to visit Japan`s Kyoto Research Center

    The mayors of Kyiv and Kyoto agreed on closer cooperation between the cities and mapped specific steps for the short perspective, according to the press service of the Kyiv City State Administration. In the near future a group of Ukrainian students, who deal with innovation, technology, and design, will arrive in Kyoto Research Center. Also, a...

    Gazprom receives first permits for Turkish Stream pipeline
    Sep07

    Gazprom receives first permits for Turkish Stream pipeline

    Russian energy giant Gazprom announces transition to the practical implementation of a project to lay a gas pipeline under the Black Sea, bypassing Ukraine, claiming it has received through diplomatic channels ”the first permits” from the Turkish government on the project implementation, the company`s information department has told UNIAN. As a...

    Central Bank assures forex market under full control
    Sep07

    Central Bank assures forex market under full control

    The current situation in the currency market is under control, while the volatility of the hryvnia exchange rate has not gone beyond reasonable limits and is in line with inflation targets set by the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU). ”The situation is fully under control. The existing volatility does not go beyond limits,” Director of the NBU...

    EU to extend sanctions for six months over violation of Ukraine`s sovereignty
    Sep07

    EU to extend sanctions for six months over violation of Ukraine`s sovereignty

    The European Union`s Committee of Permanent Representatives (COREPER) has decided to extend for another six months, the sanctions imposed on 146 individuals and 37 companies in response to the violation of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, according to a UNIAN correspondent in Brussels. ”COREPER has confirmed the Council`s...

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