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    Omar Mateen`s wife tried to talk him out of Orlando attack – media
    Jun15

    Omar Mateen`s wife tried to talk him out of Orlando attack – media

    The Orlando gunman`s wife has told federal agents she tried to talk her husband out of carrying out the attack, NBC News has learned.Omar Mateen`s wife, Noor Zahi Salman, told the FBI she was with him when he bought ammunition and a holster, several officials familiar with the case said. She told the FBI that she once drove him to the gay...

    Ukraine`s Zaporizhia nuclear plant to switch to U.S. fuel late in June
    Jun15

    Ukraine`s Zaporizhia nuclear plant to switch to U.S. fuel late in June

    National Nuclear Energy Generating Company Energoatom, the operator of all existing nuclear power plants in Ukraine, will load the first batch of U.S.-produced nuclear fuel at power unit No. 5 of Zaporizhia nuclear power plant (NPP) in the second half of June 2016, according to the press service of the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of...

    Russian govt hackers penetrated DNC, stole opposition research on Trump – The Washington Post
    Jun15

    Russian govt hackers penetrated DNC, stole opposition research on Trump – The Washington Post

    Russian government hackers penetrated the computer network of the Democratic National Committee and gained access to the entire database of opposition research on GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, according to committee officials and security experts who responded to the breach, according to The Washington Post.The intruders so thoroughly...

    Ukraine records 58 militant barrages, one tank attack in last day
    Jun15

    Ukraine records 58 militant barrages, one tank attack in last day

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 58 times in the past 24 hours, including 32 times in the Mariupol sector, 24 in the Donetsk sector and twice in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.”Violating the Minsk agreements, the Russian...

    Poroshenko receives credentials from ambassadors of several countries
    Jun15

    Poroshenko receives credentials from ambassadors of several countries

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko received credentials from ambassadors, particularly Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Mr. Lee Yang-goo, Ambassador of Malaysia Mr. Datuk Ayauf Bin Bachi, Ambassador of Kazakhstan Mr. Samat Ordabayev, Ambassador of Argentina Mr. Jose Alberto Alonso and Ambassador of the People`s Republic of China Mr. Du Wei,...

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 24.91 to dollar
    Jun15

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 24.91 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Tuesday evening strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by five kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 24.91 to the dollar.The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for June 15:$100 costs UAH 2,491.4945 (on June 14, it was UAH...

    McCain`s Defense Act: Ukraine may get $500 mln in U.S. security, lethal aid
    Jun15

    McCain`s Defense Act: Ukraine may get $500 mln in U.S. security, lethal aid

    The U.S. Senate has passed U.S. Senator John McCain`s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017 foreseeing, among other things, up to $500 million in security assistance to Ukraine. ”[The act] authorizes up to $500 million to provide security assistance to Ukraine, including lethal assistance,” reads a statement released by...

    NATO defense ministers agree to enhance collective defense, deterrence
    Jun14

    NATO defense ministers agree to enhance collective defense, deterrence

    NATO Defense Ministers agreed on important measures to strengthen the Alliance`s defense and deterrence on Tuesday, June 14.”NATO will deploy by rotation four robust multinational battalions to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. And I welcome the commitments made by many Allies today to contribute,” said NATO Secretary General Jens...

    NSDC tells how Russia makes Donbas test ground for new military technology
    Jun14

    NSDC tells how Russia makes Donbas test ground for new military technology

    The Russian command of the Donbas militants has been systematically working out modern methods and technologies of land combat, new fire control systems, and the use of hi-end military equipment and weaponry, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, Oleksandr Turchynov, said in an interview with Novoye Vremya...

    ”Through torture and pain”: Afanasyev addresses foreign journalists
    Jun14

    ”Through torture and pain”: Afanasyev addresses foreign journalists

    Hennadiy Afanasyev, the Ukrainian citizen who was returned to Ukraine from Russian imprisonment in a successful swap operation, through the foreign reporters urged foreign governments not to lift sanctions against the Russian Federation, an UNIAN correspondent reported from a briefing held after Afanasyev`s and Yuriy Soloshenko`s meeting with...

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