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    Poroshenko to sign decree on demobilization of fifth wave`s military
    Jun16

    Poroshenko to sign decree on demobilization of fifth wave`s military

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is ready to sign a decree on demobilization of servicemen conscripted during the fifth wave of partial mobilization, head of the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters, Colonel Oleksandr Motuzianyk said at a briefing on Thursday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”The President of...

    South Korean Navy kicks off exercise to defend western sea border
    Jun16

    South Korean Navy kicks off exercise to defend western sea border

    The South Korean Navy on Thursday kicked off a three-day maritime exercise to defend the western sea border from possible North Korean provocations, the military said, according to Yonhap News Agency.The exercise will be conducted in a bid to deter North Korean patrol vessels from crossing the western maritime border, widely known as the Northern...

    Coal price shouldn`t be pegged to shipment costs from Rotterdam – expert
    Jun16

    Coal price shouldn`t be pegged to shipment costs from Rotterdam – expert

    Former director of the Makiyivvuhilla coal association Stanislav Tolchyn says the price of coal, which some media says Ukraine intends to ship from Rotterdam (the Netherlands), should not be pegged to transportation costs.”I was very surprised to hear about the ”Rotterdam+” scheme from the minister. I do not really understand what is `Rotterdam+`...

    WADA says meldonium in 49 out of 52 adverse tests on Russian athletes
    Jun16

    WADA says meldonium in 49 out of 52 adverse tests on Russian athletes

    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) reports that the testing United Kingdom Anti-Doping (UKAD) was able to conduct February 15 through May 29, 2016, has yielded 52 adverse analytical findings, with 49 of those for meldonium.One sample returned an adverse analytical finding with meldonium coupled with tuaminohetane, and one was stanozolol and...

    Ukraine sends papers to Russia to return Karpiuk
    Jun16

    Ukraine sends papers to Russia to return Karpiuk

    Ukraine`s Ministry of Justice has prepared and passed on to the Russian side the papers necessary to return home its citizen Mykola Karpiuk, who was illegally sentenced by the Supreme Court of the Republic of Chechnya to 22.5 years in a strict-regime penal colony, Deputy Justice Minister on European Integration Serhiy Petukhov wrote on Facebook....

    DW: German ministers in new Brexit warning
    Jun16

    DW: German ministers in new Brexit warning

    Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says if Britain votes to leave the EU, the bloc would face further upheaval. Germany`s defense minister added her voice to the debate, saying the UK`s pragmatism would be missed, according to Deutsche Welle.Warning that the last thing the EU needed was another crisis, Steinmeier said on Wednesday that a...

    Oil futures down on U.S. stockpile report, Brexit concern
    Jun16

    Oil futures down on U.S. stockpile report, Brexit concern

    Oil prices fell on Thursday, heading for a sixth session of declines, following a lower-than-expected draw on U.S. stockpiles and amid worries Britain might leave the European Union, Reuters reported.Front-month U.S. crude futures were down 53 cents, or 1.1%, at $47.48 a barrel at 0637 GMT, and Brent crude was 49 cents, or 1%, lower at $48.48 a...

    Obama meets Dalai Lama in spite of China protest – Reuters
    Jun16

    Obama meets Dalai Lama in spite of China protest – Reuters

    U.S. President Barack Obama met the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at the White House on Wednesday despite a warning by China that it would damage diplomatic relations, according to Reuters.The meeting came at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and China over Beijing`s assertive pursuit of territorial claims...

    Bellingcat publishes new evidence of Russia`s invasion of Ukraine
    Jun16

    Bellingcat publishes new evidence of Russia`s invasion of Ukraine

    The Bellingcat open source research team has published new satellite images that show the Russian invasion of Ukraine.”Google Earth has recently added updated satellite imagery at the Russia-Ukraine border for August 26, 2014, near the height of Russian intervention in Ukraine. These satellite images show the deployment of Russian military...

    U.S. Defense Secretary commends Ukrainian counterpart`s reform undertaking
    Jun16

    U.S. Defense Secretary commends Ukrainian counterpart`s reform undertaking

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has commended Ukrainian Minister of Defense General Stepan Poltorak for undertaking an ambitious program of comprehensive defense reforms, according to a readout provided by Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook on June 15.”Secretary Carter commended Minister Poltorak for undertaking an ambitious program of...

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