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    UN: Eastern Ukraine casualties highest since August 2015
    Aug03

    UN: Eastern Ukraine casualties highest since August 2015

    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra`ad Al Hussein on Wednesday called on all parties to the conflict in eastern Ukraine to prioritize the protection of civilians and take urgent steps to de-escalate the increasingly tense situation at the contact line, warning that civilian casualty figures have risen dramatically in the past two...

    Bloomberg: Bitcoin sinks after hackers steal $65 mln from exchange
    Aug03

    Bloomberg: Bitcoin sinks after hackers steal $65 mln from exchange

    Bitcoin plunged after one of the largest exchanges halted trading because hackers stole about $65 million of the digital currency, Bloomberg reported. Bitcoin slumped 5.5% against the dollar as of 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday in Tokyo, bringing its two-day drop to 13%, according to the report. Prices also sank 6.2% on Monday, although it was not clear...

    Turkish pilot admits to bombarding parliament during failed coup attempt
    Aug03

    Turkish pilot admits to bombarding parliament during failed coup attempt

    A Turkish pilot staff captain has admitted that he was the pilot of an F-16 fighter jet which bombarded the parliament building on the night of the failed coup attempt of July 15, according to Turkey`s English-language leading newspaper Hurriyet Daily News. Pilot Staff Cpt. Huseyin Turk confessed in his testimony that Brig. Hakan Evrim, the...

    AvtoKrAZ fulfills state order on Defense Ministry`s requirements in 2016
    Aug03

    AvtoKrAZ fulfills state order on Defense Ministry`s requirements in 2016

    Kremenchuk Automobile Plant PJSC AvtoKrAZ, one of the largest companies producing heavy-duty trucks in Europe, fulfilled in late July, the state order on the Ukrainian Defense Ministry`s requirements for 2016. According to a contract concluded between AvtoKrAZ and the Defense Ministry in late 2015, various models of special purpose KrAZ vehicles,...

    Finance Ministry fails to raise funds at weekly T-bill placement auction
    Aug03

    Finance Ministry fails to raise funds at weekly T-bill placement auction

    The Ukrainian Finance Ministry failed to attract funds for the state budget at a weekly scheduled auction on T-bills placement on August 2, according to a posting on the ministry`s website. During the auction, the placement of bonds in the national currency was planned and investors filed one application for internal treasury bonds with a...

    Ukraine receives NATO`s demining equipment worth EUR 1 mln
    Aug03

    Ukraine receives NATO`s demining equipment worth EUR 1 mln

    Ukraine has received the next batch of material and technical assistance from NATO for the humanitarian work of mine clearance, the Mission of Ukraine to NATO wrote on Facebook. ”The State Emergency Service of Ukraine has received from the NATO program `Science for Peace and Security` the next batch of material and technical assistance for the...

    Ukraine reports 3 WIA, 1 slightly injured in past 24 hours
    Aug03

    Ukraine reports 3 WIA, 1 slightly injured in past 24 hours

    Three Ukrainian soldiers were wounded and one suffered slight injuries while fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to a spokesman for the Ukrainian Presidential Administration. ”There were three wounded in action (WIA), while one suffered slight injuries,” Andriy Lysenko, administration spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation...

    Provocateurs from DPR, LPR and Transnistria accompany religious march: Tandyt
    Aug03

    Provocateurs from DPR, LPR and Transnistria accompany religious march: Tandyt

    Provocateurs from the Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics (DPR and LPR) and Transnistria were participating in the religious procession of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate, Yuriy Tandyt, adviser to the chief of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine, said on Ukrainian TV Channel 5. ”We knew that the provocateurs, who were...

    Poland resumes small border traffic with Ukraine
    Aug03

    Poland resumes small border traffic with Ukraine

    Poland has resumed small border traffic with Ukraine, the press center of Ukraine`s State Border Service reported. All the checkpoints are operating normally and the number of vehicles crossing the checkpoints on the Ukrainian-Polish border has been increasing. Small border traffic between Poland and Ukraine was suspended on July 4, 2016, as a...

    Obama: U.S. to continue to ensure Russia, militants stop terrorizing Ukraine
    Aug03

    Obama: U.S. to continue to ensure Russia, militants stop terrorizing Ukraine

    Despite the current strained relationship, the United States will try to reach a settlement on the implementation of the Minsk agreements, U.S. President Barack Obama told journalists on August 2. ”And so, I don`t think that it wildly sways what is a tough, difficult relationship that we have with Russia right now. But it`s not going to stop us...

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