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    Expert reveals number of Ukrainian children killed in Donbas war
    Aug04

    Expert reveals number of Ukrainian children killed in Donbas war

    Deputy Director of the Ukrainian Institute of Research of Extremism Bohdan Petrenko has said 166 Ukrainian children have been killed in the war in Donbas in eastern Ukraine. ”Recently, they gave different numbers that indicated how many children have been killed in the war in Donbas. The difference between the figures was wide enough, so we...

    U.S. Secretary of State Kerry to visit Turkey in late August
    Aug04

    U.S. Secretary of State Kerry to visit Turkey in late August

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Turkey in late August, reports said on Thursday, according to Daily Sabah. Kerry`s visit is expected to focus on the developments following the failed coup attempt by the Gulenist Terror Organization (FETO) and the extradition of FETO`s leader Fethullah Gulen, who lives in self-imposed exile in...

    Italy supports Ukraine, doesn`t back lifting of anti-Russian sanctions
    Aug04

    Italy supports Ukraine, doesn`t back lifting of anti-Russian sanctions

    The Italian parliament`s Chamber of Deputies on August 3 passed a resolution urging the full implementation of the Minsk agreements on Donbas to ensure the stability of the Ukrainian state, according to Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Italy Yevhen Perelygin. ”The Italian Parliament, in its resolution titled `Directions...

    Russian militants preparing offensive at Svitlodarsk bridgehead: Ukraine intelligence
    Aug04

    Russian militants preparing offensive at Svitlodarsk bridgehead: Ukraine intelligence

    Militants are preparing for combat operations in the Donetsk and Slaviansk directions, the Main Directorate of Intelligence of Ukraine`s Defense Ministry wrote on Facebook. ”The intelligence service has detected signs of enemy preparations for combat operations in the Donetsk and Slaviansk directions (Svitlodarsk bridgehead). From August 4 to 8,...

    Ukraine notified of whereabouts of 45 out of 107 Ukrainians held captive in Donbas
    Aug04

    Ukraine notified of whereabouts of 45 out of 107 Ukrainians held captive in Donbas

    Ukraine has been notified about the whereabouts of 45 Ukrainians, mainly Ukrainian soldiers and civil volunteers, held captive in Donbas, according to Yuriy Tandyt, advisor to the chief of the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU). ”We`ve got information from representatives of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk republics [`DPR` and `LPR`] on the...

    Russian propagandist Phillips breaks into German media outlet, prompts visit from police
    Aug04

    Russian propagandist Phillips breaks into German media outlet, prompts visit from police

    The Berlin-based media outlet Correctiv was forced to call the police after it received a surprise visit from the Russian super-patriot (British blogger) Graham Phillips. The publication wrote about the incident on its Facebook page, according to Meduza, a Latvian-based online newspaper covering the former Soviet Union. According...

    Ukraine`s foreign ministry elaborates on timeframe for EU visa-free travel
    Aug04

    Ukraine`s foreign ministry elaborates on timeframe for EU visa-free travel

    Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for European Integration Olena Zerkal said she is hopeful that the European Union`s (EU) visa-free travel for Ukraine will be introduced by the end of this year and elaborated on the ongoing procedure. ”We are optimistic and hope it will eventually happen by the end of the year,” she told Channel 5...

    Death penalty not on Turkey`s agenda, says MP
    Aug04

    Death penalty not on Turkey`s agenda, says MP

    Turkey`s parliament has no immediate plans to reintroduce the death penalty following last month`s failed military coup, a senior MP from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has told EUobserver. ”It is not on our agenda at the moment, it is not on the agenda of the parliament,” Sena Nur Celik said on Wednesday, EUobserver wrote. Celik...

    Oil prices give away previous gains as oversupply bites back – Reuters
    Aug04

    Oil prices give away previous gains as oversupply bites back – Reuters

    Oil prices slipped after gains earlier on Thursday and the previous day as overproduction and large volumes of unsold crude and ample refined product inventories around the world weighed on markets, according to Reuters. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were trading at $40.89 per barrel at 07:00 GMT, slightly above their previous...

    RFE/RL: With Kerry meeting, Washington seeks new path in Central Asia
    Aug04

    RFE/RL: With Kerry meeting, Washington seeks new path in Central Asia

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has welcomed the foreign ministers from the five Central Asian states – Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan – to Washington. Their meeting, dubbed the C5+1, follows up on the inaugural session of the group, which was held last year in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, according to Radio...

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