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    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...

    Russia troops use mortars, grenades in all sectors in eastern Ukraine
    Aug22

    Russia troops use mortars, grenades in all sectors in eastern Ukraine

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in all sectors in eastern Ukraine with the total number of shelling incidents being 46 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In particular, the Donetsk sector was shelled 21 times, the Mariupol sector 15...

    Oil falls as August price rally seen overblown, China fuel exports jump – Reuters
    Aug22

    Oil falls as August price rally seen overblown, China fuel exports jump – Reuters

    Oil prices fell on Monday as analysts doubted upcoming producer talks would rein in oversupply, saying that Brent would likely fall back below $50 a barrel as August`s more than 20-percent crude rally looks overblown, according to Reuters. Soaring exports of refined products from China also pressured prices, as this was seen as the latest...

    Clinton campaign manager: Trump may be a `puppet for the Kremlin` – media
    Aug22

    Clinton campaign manager: Trump may be a `puppet for the Kremlin` – media

    Hillary Clinton`s campaign manager, Robby Mook, suggested that Donald Trump may be a ”puppet” for Russia, according to Business Insider, according to Business Insider. In an interview on Sunday on ABC`s ”This Week,” Mook told host George Stephanopoulos that the Republican presidential nominee and his campaign`s ties to Russian President Vladimir...

    Poroshenko dismisses Ukrainian Ambassador to Czech Republic following scandal
    Aug22

    Poroshenko dismisses Ukrainian Ambassador to Czech Republic following scandal

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has dismissed Ukraine`s Ambassador to the Czech Republic, Borys Zaychuk. This was stated in a presidential decree dated August 19. As noted earlier, Czech media reported that Zaychuk sought to post bail to free former adviser to the fugitive ex-president of Ukraine, Ali Fayad, who has remained in a Czech...

    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...

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