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    Georgia`s association agreement with EU enters into force
    Jul02

    Georgia`s association agreement with EU enters into force

    The Association Agreement between the EU and Georgia fully entered into force on Friday, July 1, according to Ukraine Today.The agreement was signed in June 2014 to deepen political and economic relations between the European Union and Georgia and establish the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA), Ukraine Today reported.EU High...

    Kremlin admits Snowden Russian agent
    Jul02

    Kremlin admits Snowden Russian agent

    The Kremlin has settled the issue over long-time speculations regarding Edward Snowden`s actual role once and for all by stating that Snowden is indeed their man, 20committee.com reported citing the article that was initially published in German by Bild.In a remarkable interview this week, Franz Klintsevich, a senior Russian security official,...

    1 KIA, 2 WIAs among Ukraine troops in last 24 hrs: ATO HQ
    Jul02

    1 KIA, 2 WIAs among Ukraine troops in last 24 hrs: ATO HQ

    One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another two – wounded in action in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas in last day, according to Andriy Lysenko, the spokesman of the presidential administration for the ATO.According to the Ukrainian official, the enemy lost five men killed and another seven wounded.”The greatest losses were...

    Austria presidential poll result overturned: BBC
    Jul02

    Austria presidential poll result overturned: BBC

    Austria`s highest court has annulled the result of the presidential election narrowly lost by the candidate of the far-right Freedom Party, BBC News reports.The party had challenged the result, saying that postal votes had been illegally and improperly handled, according to BBC News.The Freedom Party candidate, Norbert Hofer, lost the election to...

    Turkey becomes hottest destination for Russians just 24 hrs after tourism ban lift
    Jul02

    Turkey becomes hottest destination for Russians just 24 hrs after tourism ban lift

    July 1, the day after the Russian Government lifted the ban on selling tours to Turkey, this country has become the most popular choice of requests at Yandex.Travel online service which aggregates deals from tour operators, according to RBC.Over three days, from June 29 to July 1, the number of Russians` requests for tours to Turkey quadrupled,...

    Bangladesh forces rescue hostages in Dhaka cafe
    Jul02

    Bangladesh forces rescue hostages in Dhaka cafe

    Bangladeshi troops have cleared a cafe in the capital Dhaka where suspected Islamist gunmen took numerous hostages, including foreigners, according to BBC News.According to the Bangladesh Government, 20 hostages were killed in the siege as well as six gunmen, BBC News reported.Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said 13 hostages were freed. One of the...

    Putin hints Russia to react if Finland joins NATO
    Jul02

    Putin hints Russia to react if Finland joins NATO

    President Vladimir Putin suggested on Friday Russia could move troops closer to the Finnish-Russian border if Finland joins NATO and called for measures to improve conflict prevention over the Baltics, according to Reuters.Finnish armed forces ”would become part of NATO`s military infrastructure, which overnight would be at the borders of the...

    NATO General pressed on Obama over lethal aid for Ukraine, hacked emails show: media
    Jul02

    NATO General pressed on Obama over lethal aid for Ukraine, hacked emails show: media

    Gen. Philip Breedlove, until recently the supreme commander of NATO forces in Europe, plotted in private to overcome President Barack Obama`s reluctance to escalate military tensions with Russia over the war in Ukraine in 2014, according to apparently hacked emails from Breedlove`s Gmail account that were posted on a new website called DC Leaks,...

    Nadia Savchenko`s former commander arrested, Aidar fighters block courtroom
    Jul02

    Nadia Savchenko`s former commander arrested, Aidar fighters block courtroom

    The military prosecutors detained in Kyiv Friday the former commander of Nadia Savchenko from the Aidar volunteer battalion, Valentyn Lyholit, callsign ”Batya” [Dad]; later the same night, a judge of the Pechersk district court ruled on the measure of restraint against Lyholit – a 60-day arrest, until August 28, 2016, according to TV channel...

    Poroshenko believes Ukrainian economy leaves worst times behind
    Jul01

    Poroshenko believes Ukrainian economy leaves worst times behind

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko believes that the Ukrainian economy has left its worst times behind, which is due to the reforms being implemented, that`s according to his interview with the Bulgarian bTV.”Talking about reform, over the past one and a half years, we have done more than over the last 25 years. And all of these changes come...

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