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    Reuters: EU puts brake on visa liberalization for now amid immigration fears
    Jun02

    Reuters: EU puts brake on visa liberalization for now amid immigration fears

    European Union states held off agreeing to ease travel rules for Georgia on Wednesday, and Turkey, Ukraine and Kosovo should also expect more delays in visa waiving as the bloc turns more cautious amid immigration fears, EU delegation sources said, according to Reuters.The EU is already making it easier to suspend visa-free travel before it...

    SBU claims intercepts two ISIS supporters before they get smuggled to EU via Ukraine
    Jun01

    SBU claims intercepts two ISIS supporters before they get smuggled to EU via Ukraine

    Ukraine`s Security Service has exposed an attempt to smuggle two supporters of the international terrorist organization Islamic state originally from Syria via in a transit route via Ukraine to Western Europe, the agency`s press service reports. In the end of last week, during a search of one of Kharkiv apartments, the secret service officers...

    NABU starts identification of persons highlighted in Party of Regions` ”Black Accounts” case
    Jun01

    NABU starts identification of persons highlighted in Party of Regions` ”Black Accounts” case

    Ukraine`s newly established National Anti-Corruption Bureau has begun identification of the persons mentioned in the so-called ”black accounting documents” of pro-Yanukovych Party of Regions, according to a chief of the NABU Artem Sytnyk, an UNIAN correspondent reported from a Kyiv briefing Wednesday.”The procedure has been launched of...

    NATO steadfast on helping Ukraine
    Jun01

    NATO steadfast on helping Ukraine

    The decision on increasing practical assistance to Ukraine will be made at July`s NATO summit in Warsaw, the director of Alliance`s Liaison Office in Ukraine Aleksandr Vinnikov said in the interview with press agency Segodnya.ua, Ukraine Today reports.”We expect two main outcomes of the meeting with Ukraine during the summit. The first one is a...

    New drone footage shows militant positions in eastern Ukraine
    Jun01

    New drone footage shows militant positions in eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian journalist Maksym Nepotenko released a video compiling drone footage of Russian-backed separatists` positions in the Donetsk region near the village Shyrokyne (the Azov Sea area), according to Ukraine Today.According to Nepotenko, the video demonstrates a militant stronghold, Ukraine Today reports.Nepotenko also said that militants were...

    President signes Law to establish ProZorro system in defense procurements
    Jun01

    President signes Law to establish ProZorro system in defense procurements

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed Law of Ukraine on Peculiarities of Procurement of Goods and Services for Ensuring Defense Needs, the president`s press service has told UNIAN.”It is a real joy today. Months of struggle for legislative settlement and reformation of defensive procurements are finally over,” the President said after the...

    NABU probes National Bank in UAH 12 bln embezzlement case
    Jun01

    NABU probes National Bank in UAH 12 bln embezzlement case

    The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) is investigating into the signs of unlawful refinancing by the National Bank of Ukraine of a number of commercial banks worth a total of UAH 12 billion.Investigators claim that in 2014-2015, officials of the National Bank, acting deliberately and abusing their official position in the...

    Ukraine-made BTR-4 Bucephalus APC undergoes amphibious testing
    Jun01

    Ukraine-made BTR-4 Bucephalus APC undergoes amphibious testing

    The National Academy of the National Guard of Ukraine has published on its YouTube channel a video footage showing amphibious testing of BTR-4 Bucefalus produced in Kharkiv. It is noted that the armored vehicle has several modifications with various power units and additional gear, depending on tasks to be performed.”BTR-4 is a project of the...

    Russian FSB`s plan to neutralize Mejlis drafted in 2015 – media
    Jun01

    Russian FSB`s plan to neutralize Mejlis drafted in 2015 – media

    Office of the Russian FSB Federal Security Service in the annexed Crimea in the spring of 2015 developed a three-year plan to neutralize the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, the representative body of the local Muslim minority nation which largely stood up against the Russian occupation forces on the peninsula, according to Ukrainska...

    Ukrainian Envoy urges Berlin to respond to German politician`s visit to occupied Crimea
    Jun01

    Ukrainian Envoy urges Berlin to respond to German politician`s visit to occupied Crimea

    Ambassador of Ukraine to the Federal Republic of Germany Andriy Melnyk urged the German Foreign Ministry to condemn the visit of a German politician Andreas Maurer to the Russian-occupied Crimea.”In relation to the illegal visit of the member of Die Linke Party, Maurer, to the occupied Crimea, I called on the German Foreign Ministry to strongly...

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