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    Police block passage of religious march in Kyiv for security reasons
    Jul26

    Police block passage of religious march in Kyiv for security reasons

    Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has announced that units of the Ukrainian National Police and the Ukrainian National Guard have blocked the passage of the religious procession of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) on the streets of Kyiv on Tuesday for security reasons.”The safety of citizens is above religious rituals,”...

    Police block passage of religious march in Kyiv for security reasons
    Jul26

    Police block passage of religious march in Kyiv for security reasons

    Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has announced that units of the Ukrainian National Police and the Ukrainian National Guard have blocked the passage of the religious procession of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) on the streets of Kyiv on Tuesday for security reasons.”The safety of citizens is above religious rituals,”...

    Erdogan to meet Putin in Russia on Aug 9
    Jul26

    Erdogan to meet Putin in Russia on Aug 9

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg on August 9, Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said on Tuesday, according to Anadolu Agency.The meeting will be the first since Russia and Turkey began normalizing relations following the downing of a Russian jet in November last year,...

    Ukraine, Lithuania clear up skies for flights
    Jul26

    Ukraine, Lithuania clear up skies for flights

    Ukraine and Lithuania have removed all mutual restrictions on the number of airlines and flights between the two countries, as well as the departure/arrival points, according to the press service of the State Aviation Service of Ukraine.”Currently, there are no restrictions between Ukraine and the Republic of Lithuania on the number of designated...

    Poroshenko signs Law on AFU Special Operations Forces
    Jul26

    Poroshenko signs Law on AFU Special Operations Forces

    During a meeting with special operations warriors, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed Law No. 4795 on Amendments to Several Laws of Ukraine on Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, as adopted by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.”Today is an important and solemn day for the Ukrainian Special Operations Forces. This is...

    Ukraine reports 5 WIA in past 24 hours
    Jul26

    Ukraine reports 5 WIA in past 24 hours

    Five Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to a spokesman for the Ukrainian Presidential Administration.”There were five wounded in action (WIA),” Andriy Lysenko, administration spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation issues, stated at a briefing in Kyiv on Tuesday, an UNIAN correspondent...

    Priest killed in French church before police shoot dead hostage-takers
    Jul26

    Priest killed in French church before police shoot dead hostage-takers

    Two attackers killed a priest with a blade and seriously wounded another hostage in a church in northern France on Tuesday before being shot dead by French police, Reuters has reported.There were no immediate details on the identity or motives of the two assailants but the investigation was handed to the anti-terrorist unit of the Paris...

    Ukrzaliznytsia CEO unveils anti-corruption action plan
    Jul26

    Ukrzaliznytsia CEO unveils anti-corruption action plan

    Wojciech Balczun, CEO of Ukraine`s railways giant Ukrzaliznytsia, has unveiled an action plan for the next six months, saying that the fight against corruption and the introduction of transparent tender procedures are among the company`s priorities.”Yesterday [July 25], the board of Ukrzaliznytsia presented the detailed action plan in the...

    U.S. to release last Russian prisoner held at Guantanamo Bay
    Jul26

    U.S. to release last Russian prisoner held at Guantanamo Bay

    The United States on July 25 approved the release of a former Red Army ballet dancer who has been imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay for nearly 14 years, Radio Liberty has reported.Ravil Mingazov is the last of nine Russians held at the U.S. prison in Cuba to be freed. He was deemed eligible for release by a task force set up by the Obama...

    Canadian historian of Ukrainian origin Orest Subtelny dies at 75
    Jul26

    Canadian historian of Ukrainian origin Orest Subtelny dies at 75

    Well-known Canadian historian of Ukrainian origin Orest Subtelny died in Toronto on July 24 at the age of 75.Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko expressed his condolences to the families and friends of Orest Subtelny, the presidential press service reported.”Please accept my sincere condolences for the huge loss – the death of Orest Subtelny – a...

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