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    Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine to analyze Interior Minister`s phone calls in purchases of backpacks for Ukraine army
    Aug21

    Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine to analyze Interior Minister`s phone calls in purchases of backpacks for Ukraine army

    Kyiv`s Solomiansky district court has issued a ruling allowing detectives from the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) to review phone calls made by Ukraine`s Interior Minister, Arsen Avakov, in a case related to the purchasing of backpacks for the Interior Ministry from a company which is believed to be connected to his son,...

    Militants attack vehicle carrying Ukrainian JCCC members
    Aug21

    Militants attack vehicle carrying Ukrainian JCCC members

    Militants from the so-called Donetsk People`s Republic (DPR) fired at Ukrainian members of the monitoring group of the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) of the Ceasefire and Stabilization of the Parties` Demarcation Line on August 20, resulting in damage to a vehicle the group was driving, according to a statement by the JCCC`s...

    Prominent Russian asks for asylum in Ukraine
    Aug21

    Prominent Russian asks for asylum in Ukraine

    A prominent Russian public figure and writer has appealed to the Chernihiv unit`s border guards, while crossing the Ukrainian-Belarusian border, to grant him refugee status in Ukraine due to political persecution in Russia, the press service of Ukraine`s State Border Guard Service reported, without identifying the Russian. ”The Russian citizen is...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 71 times in past day
    Aug21

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 71 times in past day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 71 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. Additionally, the enemy violated the ceasefire 26 times in the Donetsk sector. ”The most intense situation was in the area of Avdiyivka – the...

    Turkey wedding blast: 30 dead and 90 hurt in Gaziantep
    Aug21

    Turkey wedding blast: 30 dead and 90 hurt in Gaziantep

    A blast at an outdoor wedding party in the south Turkish city of Gaziantep has killed at least 30 people and injured 94 more, BBC has reported citing the local authorities. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said so-called Islamic State (IS) was likely to have carried it out amid reports of a suicide bomber targeting the party, according to...

    RFE/RL: U.S. downplays Russian force buildup; urges restraint from Kyiv, Moscow
    Aug20

    RFE/RL: U.S. downplays Russian force buildup; urges restraint from Kyiv, Moscow

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged both Russia and Ukraine to show restraint one day after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned he could not rule out ”a full-scale Russian invasion,” according to Radio Liberty. The White House said Biden spoke with Poroshenko by phone on August 19 and ”relayed that the United States had sent a message to...

    Ukraine reports 1 KIA, 4 WIA in past 24 hours
    Aug20

    Ukraine reports 1 KIA, 4 WIA in past 24 hours

    One Ukrainian soldier was killed and four were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to Oleksandr Motuzianyk, presidential spokesman for ATO issues. ”There was one killed in action (KIA) and four wounded in action (WIA),” he said at a briefing in Kyiv on Saturday, a UNIAN correspondent reported. Motuzianyk...

    The Washington Post: Russia is now a threat. The U.S. should treat it like one
    Aug20

    The Washington Post: Russia is now a threat. The U.S. should treat it like one

    The next president should recognize that Russia under Vladimir Putin is an authoritarian, kleptocratic regime that poses a serious threat to our values, interests and allies. We should contain and deter Russian aggression by reassuring our NATO allies that we will defend them, fulfilling the collective-defense guarantees of Article 5 and...

    Russia sends 55th `humanitarian convoy` with ammo to Donbas
    Aug20

    Russia sends 55th `humanitarian convoy` with ammo to Donbas

    The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations has sent the 50th so-called ”humanitarian convoy” to Donbas, the ministry`s press service reported. ”At 06:00 on Saturday, the trucks set off from the Noginsk rescue center in Moscow region, which will be part of the 55th ”humanitarian” batch to Donbas,” according to the report. The ministry notes that...

    Ukraine complains to UN about Putin`s visit to Crimea
    Aug20

    Ukraine complains to UN about Putin`s visit to Crimea

    Ukraine`s Permanent Representative to the UN, Volodymyr Yelchenko, during a meeting with UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, discussed the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to annexed Crimea, the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the UN reported on Twitter. The diplomat called the Russian leader`s visit to the peninsula illegal....

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