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    Russia sends up to 40 ”instructors” for Donetsk militants: NGO
    Jul26

    Russia sends up to 40 ”instructors” for Donetsk militants: NGO

    Forty Russian ”instructors” have arrived at the self-proclaimed Donetsk People`s Republic (DPR) to train militants, according to Information Resistance, a non-governmental project on information security.”A new group of `instructors` (up to 40 men) have arrived at the DPR, namely at the training centers in the town of Yenakiyeve and outside the...

    Russia sends up to 40 ”instructors” for Donetsk militants: NGO
    Jul26

    Russia sends up to 40 ”instructors” for Donetsk militants: NGO

    Forty Russian ”instructors” have arrived at the self-proclaimed Donetsk People`s Republic (DPR) to train militants, according to Information Resistance, a non-governmental project on information security.”A new group of `instructors` (up to 40 men) have arrived at the DPR, namely at the training centers in the town of Yenakiyeve and outside the...

    Some 41,000 soldiers sign contracts to serve in AFU since start of year
    Jul26

    Some 41,000 soldiers sign contracts to serve in AFU since start of year

    A total of 40,800 military personnel, including 4,500 officers, have signed contracts to serve in the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) since the beginning of the year, Oleksiy Chernobay, spokesman for the Defense Ministry Colonel, said on Tuesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”Ukrainian citizens continue to sign contracts for military service...

    Some 41,000 soldiers sign contracts to serve in AFU since start of year
    Jul26

    Some 41,000 soldiers sign contracts to serve in AFU since start of year

    A total of 40,800 military personnel, including 4,500 officers, have signed contracts to serve in the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) since the beginning of the year, Oleksiy Chernobay, spokesman for the Defense Ministry Colonel, said on Tuesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”Ukrainian citizens continue to sign contracts for military service...

    RFE/RL: Jitters in Ukraine as politically charged religious processions approach Kyiv
    Jul26

    RFE/RL: Jitters in Ukraine as politically charged religious processions approach Kyiv

    Two religious processions converging on Kyiv have Ukrainian authorities warning that provocations could spark violence in the capital, according to Radio Liberty.The All-Ukrainian Procession of the Cross for Peace, Love and Prayer for Ukraine includes thousands of believers from the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate – an...

    Fitch applies criteria changes to Ukraine`s ratings
    Jul26

    Fitch applies criteria changes to Ukraine`s ratings

    Fitch Ratings has affirmed Ukraine`s Long-Term Local Currency (LTLC) IDR at `CCC,` Fitch Ratings said in its press release.The issue ratings on Ukraine`s Long-Term senior unsecured Local Currency bonds have also been affirmed at `CCC`. The Short-Term Foreign Currency (STFC) IDR has been affirmed at `C` and a new Short-Term Local Currency (STLC)...

    Reuters: Ukraine, after war, becomes a trove for black market arms trade
    Jul26

    Reuters: Ukraine, after war, becomes a trove for black market arms trade

    The war in Donbas in eastern Ukraine, which has lasted for more than two years, has made the country a trove for black market arms trade, according to Reuters.”Interviews by Reuters with security officials and rebels [Russian-backed militants], as well as the study of law enforcement data and court documents, have shown that weapons are being...

    U.S. Navy`s new $13 bln aircraft carrier can`t fight
    Jul26

    U.S. Navy`s new $13 bln aircraft carrier can`t fight

    The $13-billion USS Gerald R. Ford is already two years behind schedule, and the U.S. Navy`s newest aircraft carrier is facing more delays after the Pentagon`s top weapons tester concluded the ship is still not ready for combat despite expectations it would be delivered to the fleet this September, according to CNN.According to a June 28 memo...

    Weaker dollar lifts oil prices, but mood remains bearish – Reuters
    Jul26

    Weaker dollar lifts oil prices, but mood remains bearish – Reuters

    Oil prices rebounded from over three-month lows on Tuesday, lifted by a drop in the dollar, but concerns of ongoing oversupply weighed on markets and many traders are raising their bets on further price falls, according to Reuters.International Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were trading at $44.89 per barrel at 06:58 GMT, up 17 cents from their...

    Cabinet dismisses Deputy Interior Minister Avagyan
    Jul26

    Cabinet dismisses Deputy Interior Minister Avagyan

    Ukraine`s Cabinet of Ministers has dismissed Tigran Avagyan from the post of deputy minister of internal affairs, under Decree No. 525, effective from July 22.”To dismiss Tigran Avagyan from the post of Ukraine`s deputy minister of internal affairs on European integration,” the decree stated.Avagyan was appointed deputy interior minister on...

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