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    EU Ambassador Tombinski: No progress in settlement of Donbas conflict
    Jun10

    EU Ambassador Tombinski: No progress in settlement of Donbas conflict

    Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine Jan Tombinski says there is no progress in the settlement of the conflict in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”Yes, we see no progress in the Minsk talks, and we see an increase in violence and ceasefire violations. We see more problems than solutions. However,...

    Foreigners allowed to serve in Ukraine`s army if they sign contract
    Jun10

    Foreigners allowed to serve in Ukraine`s army if they sign contract

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed decree No. 248/2016 ”On the Regulation about the Military Service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine by Foreigners and Stateless Persons,” according to the president`s press service. The decree is aimed to optimize the recruiting of foreigners and stateless persons as privates, sergeants, and officers...

    Cold water tariffs to grow by 15% amid higher electricity bills
    Jun10

    Cold water tariffs to grow by 15% amid higher electricity bills

    Deputy Director of the water supplies department at the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC) Dmytro Solomka says cold water tariffs will increase by an average of 15% following the growth in electricity rates.”Commenting on the situation with cold water tariffs, they are expected to grow. We plan that the average growth [of...

    EC reiterates Juncker`s visit to Russia not mean ”softening” of European position
    Jun10

    EC reiterates Juncker`s visit to Russia not mean ”softening” of European position

    The press secretary of the European Commission Mina Andreeva reiterates that the participation of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum does not mean a ”softening” of the position of Brussels against Moscow, and UNIAN correspondent in Brussels reports.In this regard, Andreeva quoted...

    Portugal detains suspected double agent, selling secrets to Russia
    Jun10

    Portugal detains suspected double agent, selling secrets to Russia

    Portuguese authorities this week confirmed earlier reports they had detained an intelligence services officer on suspicion of being a double agent and selling secrets to Russia, according to Expatica.A Lisbon court judge ruled that Frederico Carvalhao Gil, extradited following his arrest in Rome on May 21 on suspicion of handing over confidential...

    SBU says Russian intel behind attempts to create another pseudo-republic in Ukraine
    Jun10

    SBU says Russian intel behind attempts to create another pseudo-republic in Ukraine

    Chairman of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine Vasyl Hrytsak assesses the current situation in Odesa region as stable, while noting that the Russian special services mull setting up another hotbed of instability by trying to inspire a so-called ”Bessarabian People`s Republic in Ukraine,” according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”Of course, it would...

    Russia warns of countermeasures to U.S. vessels entering Black Sea
    Jun10

    Russia warns of countermeasures to U.S. vessels entering Black Sea

    The entry of U.S. vessels into the Black Sea will trigger countermeasures from Russia, said Head of the Russian Foreign Ministry`s European Cooperation Department Andrey Kelin on Friday, according to RIA Novosti.”U.S. vessels enter the Black Sea from time to time. Obviously, we express our disapproval and, undoubtedly, this will lead to...

    Gazprom losing ground: Bulgaria, Slovakia agree on building Eastring gas pipeline
    Jun10

    Gazprom losing ground: Bulgaria, Slovakia agree on building Eastring gas pipeline

    Bulgaria and Slovakia have signed an agreement for future gas supplies to the Balkan country via the proposed Eastring pipeline, according to Sofia news agency Novinite.Under the memorandum of understanding signed by the respective gas pipeline operators of the two countries, Bulgartransgaz and Eustream, in Sofia on Thursday the two companies...

    Kotsiuba new President of Ukraine`s Antonov design bureau
    Jun10

    Kotsiuba new President of Ukraine`s Antonov design bureau

    Antonov design bureau, Ukrainian aircraft manufacturing and services company and part of the state-run Ukroboronprom Concern, which will be the core of the Ukrainian Aircraft Cluster, has a new chief.According to Antonov`s press service, Oleksandr Kotsiuba became the new president. Kotsiuba previously held the post of first vice president.He was...

    Ukrainian IT-volunteers put $13 mln in terrorists` accounts on deadlock
    Jun10

    Ukrainian IT-volunteers put $13 mln in terrorists` accounts on deadlock

    Over the two years since the foundation of the Ukrainian Cyber Army, a volunteer IT-organization, it has seized about $13 million in 347 accounts of terrorists without the possibility of funds recovery, the organization`s founder, Yevhen Dokukin, wrote on Facebook.”According to my estimates, at least $13 million was held in those accounts [in...

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