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    Militants reject Ukraine`s hostage swap scheme
    Jul19

    Militants reject Ukraine`s hostage swap scheme

    Pro-Russian militants in Donbas have refused the hostage exchange offer proposed by the Ukrainian government, instead putting forward a ”phantasmagoric list” of 600 people to be swapped, according to Ukraine`s envoy to the humanitarian subgroup of the Tripartite Liaison Group Iryna Gerashchenko.”This morning, I received a letter from the OSCE,...

    Pro-Ukrainian activist arrested in occupied Crimea
    Jul19

    Pro-Ukrainian activist arrested in occupied Crimea

    Larysa Kytayska was detained on Monday, Ukraine Today reported citing the Crimean Human Rights group.Kytayska`s daughter told the group that her mother had been interrogated and taken to her apartment in Yalta to conduct a search. Since then the whereabouts of Larysa Kytayska are unknown, according to Ukraine Today.The detained woman lives in...

    Government dismisses deputy chief of State Labor Service
    Jul19

    Government dismisses deputy chief of State Labor Service

    The Ukrainian government has dismissed from office First Deputy Chief of the State Labor Service of Ukraine Mykhailo Bardonov, who was earlier detained for taking a bribe, as stated in the government`s resolution dated July 18 and published in the Ukrainian government`s Uriadovy Kurier newspaper.Earlier, on July 16, the Security Service of...

    Trump`s wife caught plagiarizing Michelle Obama`s speech
    Jul19

    Trump`s wife caught plagiarizing Michelle Obama`s speech

    Reports of plagiarism of Michelle Obama`s 2008 convention remarks mar what was until then a well-received, rare public appearance by Donald Trump`s wife, according to The Guardian.Donald Trump`s wife Melania spoke at a GOP convention campaigning for her husband, however the media have revealed an astounding fact: large parts of the speech were...

    Russia deploys more Grads, tanks in Donbas by rail: Intel
    Jul19

    Russia deploys more Grads, tanks in Donbas by rail: Intel

    Ukrainian military intelligence has spotted more than 30 flatcars with tanks and Grad multiple rocket missile systems being deployed from Russia in east Ukraine.”The arrival of trains with weapons and military equipment, fuel, lubricants and ammunition from the territory of the Russian Federation is recorded at the Donetsk-2 railway station...

    Law allowing companies to restructure debts owed to banks becomes effective Oct 19
    Jul19

    Law allowing companies to restructure debts owed to banks becomes effective Oct 19

    The law on financial restructuring, regulating the procedure for restructuring operating businesses` debts owed to banks, the adoption of which allows Ukraine to fulfill its obligations outlined in the Memorandum of Cooperation with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), will become effective on October 19, 2016, three months after its...

    Turkey`s ex-air force chief denies role in coup plot
    Jul19

    Turkey`s ex-air force chief denies role in coup plot

    General Akin Ozturk has denied being a ringleader of Friday`s attempted military coup in Turkey, BBC News reported.Gen Akin Ozturk and 26 senior officers were charged with treason and remanded in custody by a court on Monday, the state-run Anadolu news agency said, according to BBC News.But in a statement to prosecutors, the general insisted: ”I...

    Israeli President to attend 75th anniversary of Babi Yar tragedy in Kyiv
    Jul19

    Israeli President to attend 75th anniversary of Babi Yar tragedy in Kyiv

    Israeli President Reuven Rivlin is expected to visit Kyiv in September 2016 to participate in the 75th commemoration of the Babi Yar tragedy, the Ukrainian parliament`s press service reported, referring to a statement made by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Israel to Ukraine Eliav Belotserkovsky.The Israeli president is expected...

    Over 90% ballots counted in Ukraine`s mid-term Rada elections
    Jul19

    Over 90% ballots counted in Ukraine`s mid-term Rada elections

    The Central Election Commission as of 08:46 Kyiv time on July 19 had counted 91.33% of the ballots in by-elections leading up to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in seven constituencies.A total of 370 candidates are contesting seven Parliament seats, vacated after some MPs were stripped of their mandate, left Parliament for government jobs, or...

    Ukraine faces $800 mln loss as Brazil pulls out of `Cyclone` project: Yuzhnoye Design Office
    Jul19

    Ukraine faces $800 mln loss as Brazil pulls out of `Cyclone` project: Yuzhnoye Design Office

    Ukraine faces a loss of $800 million following Brazil`s decision to exit a project on a joint Cyclone-4 carrier rocket production, according to a press release issued by Ukraine`s Yuzhnoye State Design Office.On July 16, 2015, the ambassador of Ukraine in Brazil was given a notice of denunciation of a long-term cooperation agreement regarding the...

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