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    Russia begins strategic exercise in Southern Military District
    Sep05

    Russia begins strategic exercise in Southern Military District

    Russia has begun a strategic command staff exercise, Kavkaz-2016, with 12,500 troops taking part in the exercise in the Southern Military District, the Russian Defense Ministry said, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”On September 5, a strategic command staff exercise of the Russian Armed Forces, Kavkaz-2016, started in the territory of the...

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 26.88 to dollar on interbank market
    Sep05

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 26.88 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Monday fell to UAH 26.78/26.88 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent. Hryvnia quotes against the euro have settled at UAH 29.93/30.03, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH 0.4140/0.4160....

    Former top official of Ukrposhta suspected of large scale embezzlement
    Sep05

    Former top official of Ukrposhta suspected of large scale embezzlement

    The prosecutor`s office in Kyiv has stated that it suspects the former Acting Director on Technical Policy of USEP Ukrposhta of the large scale embezzlement of public funds when carrying out fuel purchases, according to the press service of the prosecutor`s office. It has been reported that the pre-trial investigation had established that in...

    National police chief: No detainees in Inter TV Channel arson case
    Sep05

    National police chief: No detainees in Inter TV Channel arson case

    Chief of the National Police of Ukraine Khatia Dekanoidze has reported that eight people were detained in an Inter TV Channel arson case on Sunday, September 4, but all of them have already been released. ”We detained eight people yesterday. Administrative protocols were drawn on them, but today no one remains behind bars. An investigation is...

    IMF to disburse next loan tranche to Ukraine soon: Poroshenko
    Sep05

    IMF to disburse next loan tranche to Ukraine soon: Poroshenko

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has expressed his confidence that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will, in the near future, announce its decision regarding the disbursement of the third loan tranche to Ukraine, within the framework of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) program approved last year, a UNIAN correspondent reported. ”I am...

    Kremlin: Putin-Obama meeting went off well
    Sep05

    Kremlin: Putin-Obama meeting went off well

    The meeting of Russian and U.S. Presidents Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama went off well and lasted longer than planned. The Syrian issue and Ukraine were discussed first and foremost, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters following talks on Monday, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”The meeting lasted longer than...

    N. Korea fires off three ballistic missiles into East Sea
    Sep05

    N. Korea fires off three ballistic missiles into East Sea

    North Korea fired off three ballistic missiles into waters off its east coast, South Korea`s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said Monday, according to South Korea`s Yonhap news agency. The country test-fired the three ballistic missiles from Hwangju in North Hwanghae Province at around 12:14 p.m., the JCS said in a text message, Yonhap reported. The...

    Churkin: Talks on UN peacekeeping mission in Donbas are `red herring`
    Sep05

    Churkin: Talks on UN peacekeeping mission in Donbas are `red herring`

    The OSCE plays a leading role in resolving the crisis in Ukraine, but the talks on the UN peacekeeping mission are a red herring, said Vitaly Churkin, Russia`s Permanent Representative to the UN, reports the Russian publication Izvestia. According to Churkin, ”The United Nations peacekeeping operation is not necessary in order to adopt a law on...

    ”Silence mode in Donbas”: Russian troops attack 20 times in past 24 hours
    Sep05

    ”Silence mode in Donbas”: Russian troops attack 20 times in past 24 hours

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 20 times in the past 24 hours: 13 times in the Mariupol sector, six times in the Donetsk sector and once in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters. In the Donetsk sector, the Russian-backed forces carried...

    Turkey says Syrian border completely cleared of IS
    Sep05

    Turkey says Syrian border completely cleared of IS

    Turkey`s Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says government forces and Syrian rebels have completely expelled Islamic State (IS) extremists from the Syrian-Turkish border, Radio Liberty has reported. ”From Azaz to Jarablus, our 91-kilometer border has been completely secured. All terrorist organizations have been repulsed and they have gone,”...

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