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    Russian jets attack Idlib with phosphorus bombs
    Sep01

    Russian jets attack Idlib with phosphorus bombs

    Russian fighter jets on Wednesday attacked Syrian opposition-held areas with white phosphorous bombs, killing at least two victims in Idlib province, local defense sources told Anadolu Agency. Warplanes struck the town of Taftanaz, located northeast of the province, according to the sources who spoke on condition of anonymity due to concerns for...

    Ukraine raises electricity price for households from September 1
    Sep01

    Ukraine raises electricity price for households from September 1

    The National Energy and Utility Regulation Commission (NEURC) raised the electricity price for Ukrainian households today (Sept 1) by 25-30%, as provided for in a plan to increase tariffs previously adopted by the NEURC. Thus, as of today, electricity tariffs for households have risen to UAH 0.71 per kWh, with a consumption volume up to 100 kWh...

    Reuters: Oil prices rebound on weaker dollar, supportive China manufacturing data
    Sep01

    Reuters: Oil prices rebound on weaker dollar, supportive China manufacturing data

    Oil prices rose in Asian trade on Thursday as the U.S. dollar weakened, rebounding from a more than 3% drop in the previous session following surprisingly large builds in U.S. crude and distillate stockpiles last week, Reuters reported. An unexpected boost in China`s manufacturing sector also lent support to oil prices after official data on...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 25 times in past 24 hours, fire grenade launchers on Avdiyivka
    Sep01

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 25 times in past 24 hours, fire grenade launchers on Avdiyivka

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 25 times in the past 24 hours – 14 times in the Donetsk sector, 10 times in the Mariupol sector and once in the Luhansk sector – according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters. In the Donetsk sector, the enemy fired 120mm mortars on...

    Antonov to manufacture An-225 Mriya aircraft in China
    Sep01

    Antonov to manufacture An-225 Mriya aircraft in China

    Ukraine`s state-owned Antonov enterprise and Aerospace Industry Corporation of China (AICC) on August 30 signed an agreement to complete the world`s second example of the An-225 Mriya aircraft and launch the large-scale Antonov-licensed manufacture of the said model in China. ”On August 30, 2016, Antonov and AICC signed an agreement on...

    Capital investments in Ukraine`s agricultural sector increase to UAH 17 bln
    Sep01

    Capital investments in Ukraine`s agricultural sector increase to UAH 17 bln

    Capital investment in Ukraine`s agricultural sector in the first half of 2016 amounted to UAH 17 billion, a 73.8% rise over the same period last year, the press service of the Ukrainian Agribusiness Club Association reported. ”The growth of capital investment is attributed to a relatively stable economic situation in the country over the past...

    Relatives of MH17 victims seek EU help in getting radar data
    Sep01

    Relatives of MH17 victims seek EU help in getting radar data

    Frustrated relatives of those killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot out of the sky over eastern Ukraine are appealing to the EU`s top diplomat to put pressure on Russia, Ukraine and the United States to hand over intelligence and radar data to investigators, according to Voice of America (VOA). An international team of investigators is...

    U.K. calls on Russia to free Crimean Tatar activist Umerov, return Crimea to Ukraine
    Sep01

    U.K. calls on Russia to free Crimean Tatar activist Umerov, return Crimea to Ukraine

    The United Kingdom has called on Russia to free Deputy Chairman of Mejlis of the Crimea Tatar People Ilmi Umerov and return occupied Crimea to Ukraine. ”The detention and treatment of the Deputy Chairman of Mejlis of the Crimea Tatar People, Ilmi Umerov, is a cause of deep concern. Umerov`s forced detention and examination in a psychiatric unit,...

    NATO releases video of U.S. Marines` first ever amphibious landing in Ukraine
    Sep01

    NATO releases video of U.S. Marines` first ever amphibious landing in Ukraine

    NATO has released footage showing how the U.S. Marines performed their first ever amphibious landing in Ukraine alongside their Ukrainian allies in the Black Sea. ”Fifteen Amphibious Assault Vehicles, packed with both U.S. and Ukrainian marines, secured a beach south of the port city of Odesa before heading inland as part of the annual...

    Kyiv mayor, Chinese ambassador discuss investment, tourism
    Sep01

    Kyiv mayor, Chinese ambassador discuss investment, tourism

    Kyiv City Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko and Chinese Ambassador to Ukraine Du Wei have discussed prospects for cooperation in tourism and technologies and ways to attract new investments. ”We are looking forward to fruitful cooperation for our countries` mutual benefit,” Klitschko told the Chinese ambassador, congratulating him on his appointment as...

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