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    Russian Troops in Donbas: Ukrainian soldiers find new proof
    Jul19

    Russian Troops in Donbas: Ukrainian soldiers find new proof

    Ukraine claims one more evidence of Russia`s presence in Donbas as the soldiers from the 54th Brigade captured a Russian militant, lieutenant Alexei Sedikov, who had confirmed Russian-backed separatist forces practice shelling their own positions in order to blame the Ukrainians, according to Ukraine Today.A 36-year-old reservist officer born in...

    No visa-free travel for Turkey in 2016 despite deal: EU Commissioner
    Jul19

    No visa-free travel for Turkey in 2016 despite deal: EU Commissioner

    European Commissioner Guenther Oettinger has said he did not see the European Union granting Turks visa-free travel this year – as agreed in a migration deal – due to Ankara`s crackdown after a failed military coup, according to Reuters.”The draft law (on ending visa requirements for Turks) is being debated in the European Parliament...

    ATO report: 78 militant attacks in last 24 hrs
    Jul19

    ATO report: 78 militant attacks in last 24 hrs

    Over the past day, Russian occupation forces opened fire, including from the weapons banned by the Minsk agreements, 78 times on positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the Donbas conflict zone, according to the Headquarters of the Anti-Terrorist Operation.43 attacks have been recorded in the Donetsk direction, another 22 – in the Mariupol...

    Trump team demands GOP not advocate lethal aid for Ukraine
    Jul19

    Trump team demands GOP not advocate lethal aid for Ukraine

    The Trump campaign worked behind the scenes last week to make sure the new Republican platform won`t call for giving weapons to Ukraine to fight Russian and rebel forces, contradicting the view of almost all Republican foreign policy leaders, according to The Washington Post. Throughout the campaign, Trump has been dismissive of calls for...

    Senior manager of Ukraine Railways kidnapped in Kyiv
    Jul19

    Senior manager of Ukraine Railways kidnapped in Kyiv

    Head of the electrification department at Ukrzaliznytsya Valeriy Lidmirskiy was kidnapped in Kyiv late Monday, July 18, according to the TSN news service.The incident took place at about 21:00 Kyiv time near the official`s home on Kudryashova street in the capital`s Solomenskiy district, TSN reported from the scene.Valeriy Lidmirsky is reported...

    Erdogan says rebels planned to ”kill or capture” him in Marmaris
    Jul19

    Erdogan says rebels planned to ”kill or capture” him in Marmaris

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the rebel military planned to kill or capture him during a coup attempt while the president was staying at a hotel in Marmaris with his family, according to CNN.”An operation was carried out in Marmaris, directed against me. Two of my guards were killed. Had I stayed there 10-15 minutes longer,...

    Number of Kyiv Patriarchate`s Orthodox Church members grows by 14.5% in six years
    Jul18

    Number of Kyiv Patriarchate`s Orthodox Church members grows by 14.5% in six years

    The number of church members who attend the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Kyiv Patriarchate) grew by 14.5% from 2010 to 2016, while the members of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) shrank by 5.8%, according to a poll conducted by the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology (KIIS).”Eighty percent of the polled identify themselves...

    Poroshenko shares video with An-178 stunts at Farnborough airshow
    Jul18

    Poroshenko shares video with An-178 stunts at Farnborough airshow

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has shared footage with the Ukrainian-made An-178 aircraft being showcased at the Farnborough International Airshow, which took place July 11 through July 17.The video was posted on the president`s official account on Facebook.At the show, the aircraft demonstrated its best features – short takeoffs, speed...

    OSCE SMM says no evidence its interpreter was SBU agent
    Jul18

    OSCE SMM says no evidence its interpreter was SBU agent

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) has responded to the Russian FSB`s accusation that an OSCE SMM interpreter is an agent of Ukraine`s SBU Security Service, saying that there is no evidence to support these claims.”The Mission takes such allegations seriously; however, at this moment we have no evidence to support these claims. As such,...

    Tender to sell Odesa chemical plant fails due to lack of interest
    Jul18

    Tender to sell Odesa chemical plant fails due to lack of interest

    The State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPFU) has announced that a tender to sell 99.6% of shares of Odesa Port-Side Chemical Plant failed due to the lack of interest.”The deadline for submitting bids for the tender to sell Odesa Port-Side Plant has expired today, July 18. No bids had been provided by 18:00 Kyiv time. The SPFU will have to recognize...

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