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    Euronews Exclusive: Ukraine says French national had plans for 15 attacks in France
    Jun08

    Euronews Exclusive: Ukraine says French national had plans for 15 attacks in France

    In an exclusive interview with Euronews, the head of Ukraine`s state security service (SBU) Vasyl Hrytsak says the French national detained with a cache of weapons and explosives talked of plans for 15 attacks on government buildings and Jewish and Muslim places of worship during the EURO-2016 football tournament.SBU chief Vasyl Hrytsak told...

    Poll: Three-quarters of Russians believe Russia should continue its policy despite sanctions
    Jun08

    Poll: Three-quarters of Russians believe Russia should continue its policy despite sanctions

    The poll by Levada Cener shows three-quarters of Russians believe that their country should pursue its policy, despite Western sanctions, an UNIAN correspondent in Russia reports.Answering the question, how Russia should act in response to the sanctions of the Western powers, 75% of respondents answered ”to continue its policy, despite...

    Global Peace Index: Ukraine ranks 156 out of 162 countries (infographics)
    Jun08

    Global Peace Index: Ukraine ranks 156 out of 162 countries (infographics)

    According to the Global Peace Index 2016 Report, Ukraine is on the 156th place, i.e. it is in the second place after Yemen in the rating of fall, which dropped to 158th place during the year. The top five countries where the Global Peace Index fell the most for the year is Turkey – 145th place, Libya – 154th, Bahrain – 132nd.Compared to last...

    OSCE employee reportedly illegally held in Donetsk
    Jun08

    OSCE employee reportedly illegally held in Donetsk

    OSCE`s Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine has information that its employee missed in Luhansk region may be held in Donetsk.”The OSCE SMM can confirm that one of our local staff in Luhansk region did not return from leave as planned, on June 7. The police was informed,” reads a statement of OSCE SMM published on the mission`s Facebook page.”We...

    Fiscal Service chief Nasirov seeks to deshadow Ukrainian salaries
    Jun08

    Fiscal Service chief Nasirov seeks to deshadow Ukrainian salaries

    The average amount of single social security tax collected has decreased by 27% after a two-fold reduction in the tax rate, said Head of the Ukrainian State Fiscal Service (SFS) Roman Nasirov in an interview with TV Channel 24.”The average amount of single social security tax collected in October-November last year stood at UAH 15 billion,...

    Naftogaz offers Gazprom new terms of gas purchases
    Jun08

    Naftogaz offers Gazprom new terms of gas purchases

    NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine has sent a letter to Russian gas monopoly Gazprom with a proposal to consider a possibility of signing an additional agreement allowing Naftogaz to purchase only the required volumes of natural gas, instead of a fixed monthly volume of 3 billion cubic meters (bcm) as envisaged by the terms of the existing contract,...

    Ukraine creates National Center for Cyber Security
    Jun08

    Ukraine creates National Center for Cyber Security

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree ”On the National Coordination Center for Cyber Security,” according to the president`s press service.The activities of the center will ensure coordination of activities of the agencies involved in the National Security and Defense of Ukraine in the framework of the Cyber Security Strategy...

    Construction of Kerch Strait bridge faces funding constraints
    Jun08

    Construction of Kerch Strait bridge faces funding constraints

    The construction of the Kerch Strait bridge, a road-rail bridge to span the Strait of Kerch between the Kerch Peninsula of Crimea and the Taman Peninsula of Krasnodar Krai, is now facing funding problems, as payments to the contractor Stroygazmontazh of billionaire Arkady Rotenberg being delayed since February, Forbes reports.The payment of RUB...

    Anonymous hacktivists attack world`s banks, London Stock Exchange
    Jun08

    Anonymous hacktivists attack world`s banks, London Stock Exchange

    The online hacktivist group, Anonymous reportedly shut down the London Stock Exchange (LSE) website last week for more than two hours as part of a protest against world`s banks and financial institutions, TechWorm reports. The Mail on Sunday said the attack was carried out by Philippines unit of Anonymous on June 2 at 09:00. Previous targets have...

    IAEA inspection of Zaporizhia NPP power unit No. 3 successful
    Jun08

    IAEA inspection of Zaporizhia NPP power unit No. 3 successful

    Inspectors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have successfully conducted a regular scheduled inspection of power unit No. 3 at Zaporizhia nuclear power plant (NPP), according to the press service of state company Energoatom.”From June 4 to June 7, 2016 IAEA inspectors carried out a regular scheduled inspection of power unit No. 3...

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