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    19 killed in stabbing spree in care facility in Japan, man arrested
    Jul26

    19 killed in stabbing spree in care facility in Japan, man arrested

    A knife-wielding man killed 19 people after breaking into a residential mental health care facility in Kanagawa Prefecture west of Tokyo early Tuesday, in one of the worst mass killings in Japan`s postwar history, according to Kyodo News.Police arrested Satoshi Uematsu, a 26-year-old former employee of the facility in the city of Sagamihara, as...

    Donbas war update: 61 attacks on Ukraine, three skirmishes in last day
    Jul26

    Donbas war update: 61 attacks on Ukraine, three skirmishes in last day

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 61 times in the past 24 hours while three skirmishes – two in the town of Maryinka and one in the town of Avdiyivka – were reported, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.The Mariupol sector was attacked 29 times,...

    IBTimes: Pentagon sceptical of Russia`s trustworthiness over Syria deal
    Jul26

    IBTimes: Pentagon sceptical of Russia`s trustworthiness over Syria deal

    Any agreement between the U.S. and Russia to expand military or intelligence cooperation in Syria would depend entirely on Moscow`s support for the U.S. goal there to ensure operational security, and that it would not be based on trust, Pentagon officials have said, according to International Business Times (IBTimes).The Obama administration...

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 24.78 to dollar
    Jul26

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 24.78 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Monday evening strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by three kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 24.78 to the dollar.The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for July 26:$100 costs UAH 2,478.7745 (on July 25, it was UAH...

    Bloomberg: Weak ruble lets Russia export cars it doesn`t make
    Jul26

    Bloomberg: Weak ruble lets Russia export cars it doesn`t make

    The oil crash gave enough of a jolt to the ruble to send a steady stream of luxury cars from Russia to Germany, China and the U.S., with sales of just Land Rovers quintupling, according to Bloomberg.Seizing on currency disparities, Russians made quick money by re-exporting the vehicles, which got so cheap in ruble terms that selling them back –...

    Russia creating three divisions for deployment at Ukraine border – Intel
    Jul26

    Russia creating three divisions for deployment at Ukraine border – Intel

    The Russian Federation is actively regrouping its two armies near the border with Ukraine and new divisions are being formed, according to the representative of Ukraine`s military intelligence agency.”The 1st Tank Army, which is stationed in Moscow region, is being built up, as well as the 20th Army with Headquarters in Voronezh. Three new...

    State-owned Centrenergo posts UAH 686 mln profit over 6 mths
    Jul25

    State-owned Centrenergo posts UAH 686 mln profit over 6 mths

    Net income from energy sales amounted to UAH 5.126 billion over six months of this year, which is almost double the figure in the same period last year.The state-owned power generating company Centrenergo in January-June 2016 received UAH 686.4 million net profit, while in the same period last year, the company reported a loss of UAH 268.3...

    MFA Ukraine responds to Medvedev`s visit to occupied Crimea, called justification ”void”
    Jul25

    MFA Ukraine responds to Medvedev`s visit to occupied Crimea, called justification ”void”

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has expressed protest in connection with the visit on July 25, 2016 to the territory of Ukraine of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, which had not been agreed with the Ukrainian side.According to a comment by Ukraine`s Foreign Ministry, provided to UNIAN in connection with Medvedev`s stay on a...

    FBI investigating suspected Russian hack of DNC emails
    Jul25

    FBI investigating suspected Russian hack of DNC emails

    The FBI on Monday confirmed they are investigating a hack into the Democratic National Committee, the first acknowledgment from the agency that they are probing the incident, which U.S. officials suspect came from a Russian cyber attack, according to CNN.”The FBI is investigating a cyber intrusion involving the DNC and are working to determine...

    Ukraine`s top prosecutor announces arrests among SBU officials
    Jul25

    Ukraine`s top prosecutor announces arrests among SBU officials

    Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko has announced the upcoming arrests of several high-ranking officials of SBU security service of Ukraine, allegedly involved in torture and extortion, according to an UNIAN correspondent reporting from Lutsenko`s briefing in Chernihiv.”I have a moral right now to come to the Rivne region and walk around...

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