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    Ukraine should abandon dreams of NATO membership
    Jul04

    Ukraine should abandon dreams of NATO membership

    Former Polish President Alexander Kwasniewski has said in an interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that Ukraine should abandon dreams to become one day a NATO member state.However, Kwa?niewski said nothing about Ukraine`s aspirations to become a member of the European Union.Speaking at the event organized by a Koerber Foundation in Warsaw...

    Sanctions great motivation for Russia to fulfill Minsk accords – Poroshenko
    Jul03

    Sanctions great motivation for Russia to fulfill Minsk accords – Poroshenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is confident that sanctions will remain a powerful mechanism that makes Russia take part in negotiations on the settlement of the situation in Donbas and lead to the fulfillment of the Minsk agreements, according to the president`s press service.”It is a powerful motivation for Russians to sit down at the...

    Poroshenko: We must ensure housing for sailors, especially those who left Crimea
    Jul03

    Poroshenko: We must ensure housing for sailors, especially those who left Crimea

    On the Day of Naval Forces, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko congratulated sailors on the professional holiday and presented keys from newly built apartments.The Head of State noted that the issue of social protection of military sailors was a top priority, especially as regards those who left Crimea and continue service in the ranks of the...

    Death toll for ISIS attacks in Baghdad grows to 172 killed, 196 injured
    Jul03

    Death toll for ISIS attacks in Baghdad grows to 172 killed, 196 injured

    At least 172 people were killed and 196 were injured as a result of the terrorist attack in the Iraqi capital Baghdad.”The death toll for ISIS attacks in Baghdad today is now 172 killed and 196 injured,” the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units fighting ISIS in Iraq wrote on Twitter.As UNIAN reported earlier, a refrigerator truck packed with...

    Poroshenko confers name of Yuriy Olefirenko to Kirovohrad ship (photos)
    Jul03

    Poroshenko confers name of Yuriy Olefirenko to Kirovohrad ship (photos)

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has conferred the name of Yuriy Olefirenko to Kirovohrad amphibious assault ship, the president`s press service reports.According to the Decree, this decision was made taking into account Olefirenko`s special merits to the Homeland and exemplary performance of training and combat missions by the crew of the...

    Queen, in Scotland after Brexit vote, says staying calm can be hard – Reuters
    Jul03

    Queen, in Scotland after Brexit vote, says staying calm can be hard – Reuters

    Britain`s Queen Elizabeth told Scottish lawmakers on Saturday that staying calm in a fast-changing world can be difficult, according to Reuters.Speaking as she formally opened the fifth session of Scotland`s devolved parliament, she made no mention of last week`s vote by Britain to leave the EU, a result which prompted dismay in Scotland and...

    Poroshenko appoints Commander of Naval Forces of Ukraine
    Jul03

    Poroshenko appoints Commander of Naval Forces of Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has appointed Lieutenant-General Ihor Voronchenko Commander of the Naval Forces of Ukraine, the president`s press service reports.It was stated by the President at festivities on the occasion of the Day of Naval Forces, the report reads.Ihor Voronchenko was also conferred the rank of Vice...

    Odesa citizens destroy Russian concept of building ”Novorossiya” – Poroshenko
    Jul03

    Odesa citizens destroy Russian concept of building ”Novorossiya” – Poroshenko

    Odesa region became the southernmost outpost of Ukraine`s defense after the beginning of the occupation of Crimea and Russia`s aggression against Ukraine, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said during the celebrations on the occasion of the Day of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Odesa on Sunday, according to an UNIAN...

    FT: Turkey plans to offer citizenship to Syrian refugees
    Jul03

    FT: Turkey plans to offer citizenship to Syrian refugees

    Turkey is preparing to offer citizenship to Syrian refugees, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday in a move that could cause deep domestic divisions and complicate a deal with Brussels to halt the flow of migrants to Europe, according to the Financial Times.Speaking in Kilis, a town in southern Turkey that has seen its population...

    Poroshenko hears report of Acting Commander of Naval Forces of Ukraine on development concept
    Jul03

    Poroshenko hears report of Acting Commander of Naval Forces of Ukraine on development concept

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko started a working trip to Odesa where he heard the report of Acting Commander of the Naval Forces of Ukraine Ihor Voronchenko on the development concept of the Naval Forces.”Measures taken by the Cabinet of Ministers, Ministry of Defense and General Staff do not meet the needs of comprehensive maintenance of...

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