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    Russia `showed-off` over use of Iran airbase for Syria strikes – BBC
    Aug22

    Russia `showed-off` over use of Iran airbase for Syria strikes – BBC

    Iran says Russia has stopped using one of its airbases to bomb targets in Syria for the time being, according to the BBC. Foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said the operation was ”over for now” and that the planes had ”gone”, the BBC reports. Defense Minister Hossein Deghan had earlier criticized Russia for publicizing the raids last week,...

    Ukrzaliznytsia head: Railway giant loses billions of hryvnias every year due to corruption
    Aug22

    Ukrzaliznytsia head: Railway giant loses billions of hryvnias every year due to corruption

    Wojciech Balczun, the chairman of the PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia board, has said the railway giant loses billions of hryvnias every year due to corruption, whose scale he realized when he took up the reins of the company was far more serious than he had expected. ”I thought it could be a problem, but did not imagine it was so serious. Almost from the...

    6 National Guard`s soldiers in militant captivity, 24 MIA
    Aug22

    6 National Guard`s soldiers in militant captivity, 24 MIA

    Six soldiers of the National Guard of Ukraine are still in militant captivity, while 24 are missing in action (MIA), National Guard Commander Yuriy Allerov said, according to a UNIAN correspondent. Speaking at the opening ceremony of a memorial for soldiers of the northern operational and territorial associations of the National Guard, who...

    Ukraine consumes less petrol, more diesel in H1
    Aug22

    Ukraine consumes less petrol, more diesel in H1

    Ukraine reduced petrol consumption by 5.3% year-on-year in the first six months of 2016 to one million tonnes, while consumption of diesel increased by 1.7% to 1.9 million tonnes, according to the Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Ministry. Boiler oil consumption grew by 2.5 times to 367,600 tonnes. As UNIAN reported earlier, citing data from...

    Lithuanian president congratulates Ukrainians ahead of Independence Day
    Aug22

    Lithuanian president congratulates Ukrainians ahead of Independence Day

    Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite has recorded a video message in which she congratulated Ukraine on its 25th anniversary of independence. The video with Grybauskaite`s message in Ukrainian was posted on Facebook by the Lithuanian Embassy in Ukraine. ”Twenty-five years ago, your nation decided to create independent Ukraine. Protect its...

    Afanasyev, Soloshenko to work in Ukraine MFA: Klimkin
    Aug22

    Afanasyev, Soloshenko to work in Ukraine MFA: Klimkin

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has said Yuriy Soloshenko and Hennadiy Afanasyev, two Ukrainian citizens liberated from Russian imprisonment, will assist in the liberation of Ukrainian political prisoners in the Russian Federation. ”We faced fundamentally new challenges in the last 2.5 years. For example, the release of our political...

    IMF puts off Ukraine issue once again
    Aug22

    IMF puts off Ukraine issue once again

    The Ukraine issue has not been incorporated in the agenda of the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), although the fund will consider cooperation with Jordan, Equatorial Guinea and Serbia. The assessment of the reforms conducted by the government of Ukraine as part of its cooperation with the IMF is not included in the agenda...

    Ukraine increases issuance of visas to foreigners by 50%
    Aug22

    Ukraine increases issuance of visas to foreigners by 50%

    The number of Ukrainian visas issued to foreigners has increased by 51% in the last six months, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said during a speech at the XII Meeting of heads of foreign diplomatic institutions of Ukraine. ”We have opened the world for Ukrainians and we have opened Ukraine to the citizens of many countries. If I am not...

    Ukraine intel reports 7 militants of the Russian Armed Forces killed in action, 5 wounded in action in Donbas in last day
    Aug22

    Ukraine intel reports 7 militants of the Russian Armed Forces killed in action, 5 wounded in action in Donbas in last day

    Seven militants were killed and another five were injured in the Donbas conflict zone in the past 24 hours, the Main Directorate of Intelligence of Ukraine`s Defense Ministry wrote on Facebook. ”There were seven killed in action (KIA) and five wounded in action (WIA) among the Russian-backed militants during the day. These are soldiers of the...

    Klimkin: Visa-free regime with EU on the cards, no visa for 100 countries
    Aug22

    Klimkin: Visa-free regime with EU on the cards, no visa for 100 countries

    Ukrainian citizens will be able to travel without visas to almost 100 countries following the introduction of a visa-free regime with the European Union (EU), Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said during a speech at the XII Meeting of heads of foreign diplomatic institutions of Ukraine. ”For me it is not the technical process involving...

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