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    EBRD publishes gas suppliers list for Ukraine
    Jul18

    EBRD publishes gas suppliers list for Ukraine

    European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has published a list of gas suppliers that have pre-qualified according to the agreement with Naftogaz of Ukraine, according to the Natural Gas Europe website. These companies have the right to take part in tenders to supply gas to Naftogaz, at the expense of the EBRD, the state-run monopoly said...

    Armenian officials reject hostage-takers` demands
    Jul18

    Armenian officials reject hostage-takers` demands

    Armenian authorities have rejected the demands by a group of armed men who have taken hostages in a police station in the capital, Yerevan, according to RFE/RL.The National Security Service (NSS) officials also warned the group that it must surrender to security forces to end a standoff that began early on July 17 when the armed men stormed the...

    One officer dead, several wounded after shootout in Almaty
    Jul18

    One officer dead, several wounded after shootout in Almaty

    One officer was killed and two were injured after a shootout near a district police department in the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan, according to Nur.kz.Sounds of gunfire could be heard in various areas of the city, the report said.It is reported that one of the wounded police officers has been brought to a hospital.”A shootout near a district...

    Preliminary results of Ukraine`s mid-term Rada elections released
    Jul18

    Preliminary results of Ukraine`s mid-term Rada elections released

    34.76% of ballots have been counted as of 07:25 Kyiv time on July 18 at seven constituencies, according to the data published by the Central Election Commission.A total of 370 candidates run for seven parliament seats, vacated after some MPs were stripped their mandate, or left Parliament for Government jobs, or died.In Volyn region, the leader...

    Belgium ready to chair EU instead of UK
    Jul18

    Belgium ready to chair EU instead of UK

    Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders said on Saturday, July 16, that Belgium was prepared, if necessary, to assume the EU presidency, according to Belga news agency, The Brussels Times reported.The United Kingdom was supposed to assume the presidency in the second half of 2017 but the Leave vote makes this unlikely, according to...

    More police deployed in Istanbul after coup attempt
    Jul18

    More police deployed in Istanbul after coup attempt

    Turkey`s state-run news agency says 1,800 special forces police officers have arrived in Istanbul from neighboring provinces, according to The New York Times citing Anadolu news agency.The officers have taken up positions in critical facilities and were patrolling the city, NYT reported.The report said Istanbul Police Chief Mustafa Caliskan had...

    3 police officers killed; 3 injured in Louisiana shooting – CNN
    Jul17

    3 police officers killed; 3 injured in Louisiana shooting – CNN

    Three officers were killed and three others wounded in a shooting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, that officials think were carried out by multiple gunmen, CNN reported.Police received a call of ”suspicious person walking down Airline Highway with an assault rifle,” a source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN. When police arrived, the...

    Five nations reiterate commitment to bring to justice those responsible for MH17 downing
    Jul17

    Five nations reiterate commitment to bring to justice those responsible for MH17 downing

    The permanent representatives to the UN of Australia, the Kingdom of Belgium, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Malaysia and Ukraine, on behalf of their governments, have issued a joint statement on the second anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 on 17 July 2014 in Donbas.”The countries recalled their full commitment to take...

    Russia continues illegal exploration in Ukraine`s marine economic zone
    Jul17

    Russia continues illegal exploration in Ukraine`s marine economic zone

    Russia continues violating international maritime laws and sovereign rights of Ukraine as that of a coastal state for exploring and developing natural resources in its territorial sea and continental shelf, that`s according to Ukraine`s State Border Guard Service, Ukraine Today reports.On July 16-17, the jack-up-rig `Sivash` was towed off the...

    Transparency International Ukraine head reports he was attacked in Kyiv
    Jul17

    Transparency International Ukraine head reports he was attacked in Kyiv

    Andriy Marusov, head of Ukrainian branch of Transparency International anti-corruption watchdog, says he was attacked twice late on July 15 in Kyiv, according to Kyiv Post.Marusov believes the incidents are connected with his professional activities as his laptop was stolen with a data about the current activity of Transparency International and...

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