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    FBI experts analyze composition of explosives planted under Sheremet`s car
    Aug05

    FBI experts analyze composition of explosives planted under Sheremet`s car

    Andriy Shevchenko, procedural prosecutor of the Ukrainian Prosecutor General`s Office, has stated that FBI experts, who have joined Pavlo Sheremet`s murder investigation in Ukraine, are analyzing the chemical composition of the substance which led to the explosion of the journalist`s car. ”The FBI experts, who have been involved [in the...

    Ukraine pledges to fulfill Oplot tank delivery contract with Thailand by mid-2017
    Aug04

    Ukraine pledges to fulfill Oplot tank delivery contract with Thailand by mid-2017

    Ukroboronprom Deputy Director General for foreign economic activity Denis Hurak has stated that a contract for supplying Oplot main battle tanks to Thailand, which was signed in 2011, will be fulfilled by mid-2017. Hurak added that the third batch of Oplot tanks was delivered to the customer in July this year. Kharkiv-based state enterprise...

    Reuters: Turkey`s Erdogan vows to cut off revenues of Gulen-linked businesses
    Aug04

    Reuters: Turkey`s Erdogan vows to cut off revenues of Gulen-linked businesses

    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Thursday to choke off businesses linked to the U.S.-based cleric he blames for an attempted coup, describing his schools, firms and charities as ”nests of terrorism” and promising no mercy in rooting them out, Reuters reported. Business is the arena in which the network of Fethullah Gulen is still the...

    Investigation into MH17 crash to be completed by year end – Malaysian Prime Minister
    Aug04

    Investigation into MH17 crash to be completed by year end – Malaysian Prime Minister

    Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak has stated that the joint investigation team consisting of representatives of Ukraine, Australia, Belgium, the Netherlands and Malaysia intends to finish before the end of the year the investigation into circumstances of the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, which crashed in Ukraine in July 2014....

    Ukraine offers Iran assistance to develop country`s gas infrastructure
    Aug04

    Ukraine offers Iran assistance to develop country`s gas infrastructure

    Iran is ready to consider Ukraine`s assistance to construct and upgrade the country`s gas transportation infrastructure, particularly, the underground gas storage facilities and compressor stations, as well as to boost the capacity of Iran`s gas transportation system, the government press service reported, following talks between Ukraine`s Energy...

    EU removes Yanukovych`s deceased son from sanction list
    Aug04

    EU removes Yanukovych`s deceased son from sanction list

    The European Union`s General Court has lifted sanctions against Viktor Yanukovych, the deceased youngest son of the former president of Ukraine, that were imposed in 2014. The relevant ruling dated July 12 was published on the court`s website. The court ruling cancels decision of the European Council No. 2014/119/CFSP dated March 5, 2014, as well...

    DPR militants teach children to handle weapons: Ukrainian delegation at UN Security Council
    Aug04

    DPR militants teach children to handle weapons: Ukrainian delegation at UN Security Council

    Russian-controlled militants of the Donetsk People`s Republic (DPR) reportedly train children to handle weapons, and use them for intelligence gathering, a Ukrainian delegation at the UN Security Council stated at an open debate on children and armed conflict, which took place on August 2. ”There are also extremely worrying reports regarding the...

    Ukraine, Malaysia agree to abolish double taxation
    Aug04

    Ukraine, Malaysia agree to abolish double taxation

    Ukraine and Malaysia have signed an agreement to avoid double taxation, according to the Ukrainian Presidential Administration`s press service. The document was signed by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and Malaysian Deputy Minister of Finance Johari bin Abdul Ghani in the presence of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and...

    Naftogaz expects Stockholm arbitration ruling on Gazprom dispute by mid-2017
    Aug04

    Naftogaz expects Stockholm arbitration ruling on Gazprom dispute by mid-2017

    National joint-stock company Naftogaz of Ukraine expects that the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce will pass its verdict on the gas company`s dispute with Russia`s OAO Gazprom by the end of the first half of 2017, according to Naftogaz Commercial Director Yuriy Vitrenko. ”The arbitration decision [on gas transit...

    Ukraine reports 7 WIA in past 24 hours
    Aug04

    Ukraine reports 7 WIA in past 24 hours

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to presidential spokesman for ATO issues Oleksandr Motuzianyk. ”There were seven wounded in action (WIA),” Motuzianyk said at a briefing in Kyiv on Thursday, a UNIAN correspondent reported. As UNIAN reported earlier, from 02:00 Kyiv time on...

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