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    North Korea launches ballistic missile
    Aug03

    North Korea launches ballistic missile

    North Korea on Wednesday fired off a ballistic missile into waters off its east coast, the South Korean military said, in an apparent show of force against the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system, South Korea`s Yonhap news agency reported. North Korea launched a missile into the East Sea from its western province at 07:50,...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 71 times in last 24 hours, use artillery
    Aug03

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 71 times in last 24 hours, use artillery

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 71 times in the past 24 hours, including 26 times in the Mariupol sector, 30 times in the Donetsk sector and 15 times in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. From 11:00 to 20:00, the enemy was...

    Canada to train military policemen in Ukraine
    Aug03

    Canada to train military policemen in Ukraine

    Instructors from the Military Police of the Canadian Armed Forces will train servicemen of the Military Law Enforcement Service of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian Defense Ministry`s press service. The official ceremony of the launch of a new training course, ”Use of Force,” took place in Kyiv, the press service said....

    Iran to mull feasibility of oil transit via Ukraine
    Aug03

    Iran to mull feasibility of oil transit via Ukraine

    Iran will consider the feasibility of transit shipments of its crude oil to the Czech Republic and Slovakia via Ukraine, according to the Iranian publication IRNA. “We should think it over if the transit of part of Iranian oil to the Czech Republic and Slovakia via Ukraine`s territory is practical and economic,” Iranian Petroleum Minister...

    Bloomberg: Obama calls Trump unfit, urges top Republicans to repudiate him
    Aug03

    Bloomberg: Obama calls Trump unfit, urges top Republicans to repudiate him

    U.S. President Barack Obama, delivering his strongest condemnation of Donald Trump yet, said the Republican presidential nominee is unprepared and unfit to hold the nation`s highest office and urged Republican leaders to disavow his candidacy, according to Bloomberg. Trump ”doesn`t appear to have basic knowledge around critical issues” in Europe,...

    CNN: Reports of chemical gas attacks in 2 Syrian cities
    Aug03

    CNN: Reports of chemical gas attacks in 2 Syrian cities

    Two chemical gas attacks have been reported in northern Syria, one in the region where a Russian helicopter was downed a day earlier, killing all five people on board, according to CNN. In the first alleged attack, cylinders suspected of containing chlorine gas were dropped in residential areas in the city of Saraqeb in Idlib province, the...

    Experts predict population crisis in Ukraine this year due to war
    Aug02

    Experts predict population crisis in Ukraine this year due to war

    Experts predict a demographic crisis in Ukraine in 2016 due to the war in Donbas, according to a UNIAN correspondent. Director of the Ukrainian Institute of Research of Extremism Oleh Zarubinsky and his deputy Bohdan Petrenko explained that Ukraine saw a decline in the birth rate in 2013-2015, and although the major consequences of the...

    Visited occupied Donbas, Savchenko reveals
    Aug02

    Visited occupied Donbas, Savchenko reveals

    Member of Parliament Nadiia Savchenko says she has visited the occupied areas of Donbas in eastern Ukraine to talk to the local residents. ”I`ve been there, but the representatives of the self-proclaimed ”DPR” [Donetsk People`s Republic] and ”LPR” [Luhansk People`s Republic] were not aware of this. I entered the territory beyond the contact line...

    SBU security service detains advocate of fake Kyiv People`s Republic
    Aug02

    SBU security service detains advocate of fake Kyiv People`s Republic

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine has detained an advocate of a fake Kyiv People`s Republic, the SBU press center said. The man posted an electronic announcement on public PCs at a social establishment in Kyiv, urging the creation of a self-proclaimed republic. During a search of his house, security service officers found emails on his PC sent...

    Ukraine reduces gas imports in July by nearly 32%
    Aug02

    Ukraine reduces gas imports in July by nearly 32%

    Ukraine reduced gas imports in July by 31.8% year-on-year (y-o-y) to 409 million cubic meters, according to Ukrtransgaz, operator of the country`s gas transport system. Natural gas imports in Ukraine were undertaken by five companies during the period. ”Gas supplies over the last 248 days have been carried out solely from Europe,” the press...

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