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    Poroshenko shares video with An-178 stunts at Farnborough airshow
    Jul18

    Poroshenko shares video with An-178 stunts at Farnborough airshow

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has shared footage with the Ukrainian-made An-178 aircraft being showcased at the Farnborough International Airshow, which took place July 11 through July 17.The video was posted on the president`s official account on Facebook.At the show, the aircraft demonstrated its best features – short takeoffs, speed...

    OSCE SMM says no evidence its interpreter was SBU agent
    Jul18

    OSCE SMM says no evidence its interpreter was SBU agent

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) has responded to the Russian FSB`s accusation that an OSCE SMM interpreter is an agent of Ukraine`s SBU Security Service, saying that there is no evidence to support these claims.”The Mission takes such allegations seriously; however, at this moment we have no evidence to support these claims. As such,...

    Tender to sell Odesa chemical plant fails due to lack of interest
    Jul18

    Tender to sell Odesa chemical plant fails due to lack of interest

    The State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPFU) has announced that a tender to sell 99.6% of shares of Odesa Port-Side Chemical Plant failed due to the lack of interest.”The deadline for submitting bids for the tender to sell Odesa Port-Side Plant has expired today, July 18. No bids had been provided by 18:00 Kyiv time. The SPFU will have to recognize...

    Parliament speaker says decommunization as important as judicial reform, national security
    Jul18

    Parliament speaker says decommunization as important as judicial reform, national security

    Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Andriy Parubiy says that the issue of decommunization is as important as judicial reform and national security, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”A clean-up, updating of Ukraine`s map today is a resolute answer to [Russian President Vladimir] Putin, the same way as our achievements on the eastern front are. This is...

    The Guardian: Russia orchestrated state-sponsored doping cover-up, says WADA report
    Jul18

    The Guardian: Russia orchestrated state-sponsored doping cover-up, says WADA report

    A devastating and damning report into Russian sport has found that the country`s government, security services and sporting authorities colluded to hide widespread doping across ”a vast majority” of winter and summer sports, according to The Guardian.The International Olympic Committee has promised it will not hesitate to take ”toughest sanctions...

    Four civilians wounded in shelling by Donbas militants in past two days
    Jul18

    Four civilians wounded in shelling by Donbas militants in past two days

    Four civilians were wounded in artillery shelling by Donbas militants in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) zone on July 16 and July 17, according to the National Police`s press service.Three of them were wounded in the town of Maryinka, and one in the town of Avdiyivka, it said.The two wounded are women (64 and 35 years old) and two men (67 and...

    Ukraine to join world customs data exchange system
    Jul18

    Ukraine to join world customs data exchange system

    The State Fiscal Service of Ukraine (SFSU) and the World Customs Organization (WCO) have agreed on Ukraine joining the international electronic data exchange system between customs agencies, according to the Ukrainian agency`s press service.”We`ve agreed that the SFSU and the WCO will sign a document that will provide Ukraine access to the...

    Bloomberg: Revived death penalty in Turkey would end EU talks, Germany says
    Jul18

    Bloomberg: Revived death penalty in Turkey would end EU talks, Germany says

    Germany warned Turkey that reinstating the death penalty after the coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would end his country`s bid to join the European Union, according to Bloomberg.”A country that has the death penalty cannot be a member of the European Union – and the introduction of the death penalty in Turkey would mean the...

    Ukraine, Israel to hold third round of free trade talks soon
    Jul18

    Ukraine, Israel to hold third round of free trade talks soon

    Ukrainian Trade Representative Nataliya Mykolska has announced Ukraine and Israel will hold a third round of talks within the week on the creation of a free trade zone.”We`ve had a new meeting with Israel`s Ambassador Eliav Belotserkovsky. We mainly touched upon what specific steps could be taken right now to boost bilateral trade. In a week,...

    Reuters: Six dead, eight wounded after Kazakh shootings – hospital source
    Jul18

    Reuters: Six dead, eight wounded after Kazakh shootings – hospital source

    At least six people have been killed and eight wounded in attacks on police by suspected Islamist militants in Almaty on Monday, a source at the Kazakh city`s emergency aid hospital told Reuters.The source said there were four policemen and one civilian among the dead, as well as one suspected attacker. The Interior Ministry had earlier put the...

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