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    Singapore plans internet shutdown on government computers after ”sophisticated” cyber attacks
    Jun09

    Singapore plans internet shutdown on government computers after ”sophisticated” cyber attacks

    Singapore`s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says that the country is to cut off internet access for government employees` work computers to protect government data after some ”very sophisticated” cyber attacks, according to Reuters.The move will come into force from May next year and affect about 100,000 computers in use in the public service in...

    New Russian military base near Belarus needed for ”protection” from Ukraine – Russian Ambassador
    Jun09

    New Russian military base near Belarus needed for ”protection” from Ukraine – Russian Ambassador

    Russian Ambassador to Belarus Alexander Surikov has said that the Russian military base in the town of Klintsy in Bryansk region is necessary as ”the radicalism in Ukraine is on the rise.” ”As far as I understand, the Minsk agreements are failing, and radicalism in Ukraine once again starts to rise. New forces are being formed, which are...

    Heating tariffs in Ukraine to almost double from July 1
    Jun09

    Heating tariffs in Ukraine to almost double from July 1

    All members of the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC) have supported the decision to raise heating tariffs by almost two times from July 1, 2016.”The average heating tariff for the population is currently set at UAH 534 per Gcal, but from July 1, it will be increased to the level of UAH 1,043 per Gcal,” said Svitlana...

    Putin, Juncker to discuss situation in Ukraine at St. Petersburg Economic Forum
    Jun09

    Putin, Juncker to discuss situation in Ukraine at St. Petersburg Economic Forum

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said that European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Russian President Vladimir Putin will discuss the situation in Ukraine during the meeting at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia.”In general, EU-Russia relations is the exchange of views in...

    Lviv center seeing protests against city authorities
    Jun09

    Lviv center seeing protests against city authorities

    About 1,000 security forces troops have surrounded the building of the City Hall in Lviv, where the residents of Lviv and social activists came to show discontent with the actions of city authorities, which led to the tragedy at the Hrybovytske landfill, according to an UNIAN correspondent.About 1,000 police officers and soldiers of the National...

    IMF advice to Ukraine: Fight corruption at SOEs by privatizing them
    Jun09

    IMF advice to Ukraine: Fight corruption at SOEs by privatizing them

    First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) David Lipton said in an interview with the Ukrainian weekly Novoe Vremia that state-owned enterprises in Ukraine become a breeding ground for inefficiency and corruption, and advises Ukrainian authorities to continue active work towards privatization.Lipton argues it is...

    Rada officially supports upcoming LGBTI march in Kyiv
    Jun09

    Rada officially supports upcoming LGBTI march in Kyiv

    The Ukrainian parliament has officially voiced support for the LGBTI Equality March to be held on June 12 in Kyiv. Head of parliament`s Committee on Human Rights, National Minorities and Interethnic Relations Hryhoriy Nemyria has made a statement on his strong respect for human rights and freedoms, according to Ukraine Today.”Ahead of the...

    Pyatt: World community has not enough info on Russia`s role in Donbas war
    Jun09

    Pyatt: World community has not enough info on Russia`s role in Donbas war

    U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt has stressed that the international community is not sufficiently aware of the role of Russia in the war in Donbas.”I think a big part of the Kremlin`s tactic from the start of this aggression has been to see how much they can get away with without provoking an international reaction. That`s why they sent...

    Oil prices near 2016 highs as U.S. crude inventories drop
    Jun09

    Oil prices near 2016 highs as U.S. crude inventories drop

    Oil prices edged lower on Thursday as traders took profits after three sessions of gains, though prices remained close to their highest this year thanks to a fall in U.S. crude inventories and supply disruptions, according to Reuters.International Brent crude oil futures traded 13 cents a barrel lower at $52.38 a barrel at 08:45 GMT, after...

    Bulgarian president warns Russia trying to ”destroy” EU
    Jun09

    Bulgarian president warns Russia trying to ”destroy” EU

    Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev Wednesday warned that Russia was out to ”destroy” the European Union, as the Ukraine crisis ushered in an era of ”Cold Peace,” EUObserver reported.Plevneliev told the European Parliament that the Ukraine crisis showed that Russia ”does not support the principles of international order,” according to...

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