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    Ukraine urges NATO to use country`s air transport potential – Defense Ministry
    Jul14

    Ukraine urges NATO to use country`s air transport potential – Defense Ministry

    Ukraine has invited the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to make use of Ukraine`s air transport capabilities to carry alliance troops and cargo, a UNIAN correspondent reported, referring to comments made by Head of Defense Ministry`s Department on military policy, strategic planning and international cooperation, Major-General Anatoliy...

    Sajdik supports creation of Minsk subgroup on Ukraine`s regaining border with Russia
    Jul14

    Sajdik supports creation of Minsk subgroup on Ukraine`s regaining border with Russia

    Ambassador Martin Sajdik, the Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Ukraine and in the Trilateral Contact Group on the implementation of the peace plan in the East of Ukraine, says he supports the creation of a fifth subgroup that will tackle Ukraine`s recovering its border with Russia.”This issue has long been discussed….it...

    Reuters: EU moving ahead on giving China market economy status
    Jul14

    Reuters: EU moving ahead on giving China market economy status

    The European Union is moving ahead with the process of giving China market economy status to boost trade, but is concerned about overcapacity, a senior European Commission official said on Thursday, according to Reuters.”We are in favor of free trade…as long as overcapacity is harming fair trade it`s very difficult to do free trade,” Jyrki...

    State Statistics Service data reflects inflation trajectory in country`s regions
    Jul14

    State Statistics Service data reflects inflation trajectory in country`s regions

    The highest level of deflation in June this year, on a month-on-month basis, was recorded in Kherson region in southern Ukraine, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine reported on its website.Deflation in the Kherson region was 0.7% in June, according to the report.It was also noted that seven Ukrainian regions reported an increase in inflation...

    Sweeping out Soviet past: Kirovohrad renamed Kropyvnytsky
    Jul14

    Sweeping out Soviet past: Kirovohrad renamed Kropyvnytsky

    The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine`s parliament, renamed the Ukrainian city of Kirovohrad on Thursday. The newly named city, Kropyvnytsky, will honor Ukrainian actor and playwright Mark Kropyvnytsky, who lived from 1840-1910. Rada resolution No. 4222 on renaming Kirovograd in Kirovohrad region was passed as part of a drive to bring geographical names in...

    Parliament supports president`s amendments to law raising export duty on scrap
    Jul14

    Parliament supports president`s amendments to law raising export duty on scrap

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has adopted a bill, as amended by the Ukrainian president, calling for an increase of up to EUR 30 per tonne, for the period of one year, in the export duty on waste and scrap ferrous metals, as well as the abolition of mandatory state registration of contracts on scrap metal exports.The law ”On amendments to some...

    Illegal amber miners detained with arms, armored hardware in Rivne region (Photos)
    Jul14

    Illegal amber miners detained with arms, armored hardware in Rivne region (Photos)

    Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov reports that Ukraine`s National Police conducted a special operation on Wednesday morning to detain illegal amber producers in Rivne region, during which weapons and an armored multi-purpose tracked vehicle were seized.”A few days ago, when the Dnipro 1 special forces unit was monitoring the most remote...

    Ukraine`s army in Donbas was attacked 72 times in last 24 hours, one Ukrainian serviceman was killed and four were wounded
    Jul14

    Ukraine`s army in Donbas was attacked 72 times in last 24 hours, one Ukrainian serviceman was killed and four were wounded

    Russian-backed militants attacked Ukrainian troops participating in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, 72 times in the last 24 hours, with areas close to the Ukrainian-controlled strategic port city of Mariupol being shelled 37 times, according to the press service of the ATO headquarters. ”The largest number of...

    The Guardian: Japan`s Emperor Akihito not preparing to abdicate, palace insists
    Jul14

    The Guardian: Japan`s Emperor Akihito not preparing to abdicate, palace insists

    Uncertainty is swirling around the immediate future of Japan`s monarchy, as palace officials dismissed media reports that Akihito will become the first emperor in two centuries to abdicate, The Guardian reported.The imperial household agency, the rarefied body that oversees the country`s 2,600-year-old monarchy, was forced to issue strong denials...

    RFE/RL: Putin seeks `constructive dialogue` with new British leader
    Jul14

    RFE/RL: Putin seeks `constructive dialogue` with new British leader

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready for ”constructive dialogue” on ”urgent issues” with Britain`s new prime minister, Theresa May, the Kremlin announced on July 13, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).Putin in a message to May said he is convinced that ”preservation and increasing of the substantial potential of...

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