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    Austria presidential poll result overturned: BBC
    Jul02

    Austria presidential poll result overturned: BBC

    Austria`s highest court has annulled the result of the presidential election narrowly lost by the candidate of the far-right Freedom Party, BBC News reports.The party had challenged the result, saying that postal votes had been illegally and improperly handled, according to BBC News.The Freedom Party candidate, Norbert Hofer, lost the election to...

    Turkey becomes hottest destination for Russians just 24 hrs after tourism ban lift
    Jul02

    Turkey becomes hottest destination for Russians just 24 hrs after tourism ban lift

    July 1, the day after the Russian Government lifted the ban on selling tours to Turkey, this country has become the most popular choice of requests at Yandex.Travel online service which aggregates deals from tour operators, according to RBC.Over three days, from June 29 to July 1, the number of Russians` requests for tours to Turkey quadrupled,...

    Bangladesh forces rescue hostages in Dhaka cafe
    Jul02

    Bangladesh forces rescue hostages in Dhaka cafe

    Bangladeshi troops have cleared a cafe in the capital Dhaka where suspected Islamist gunmen took numerous hostages, including foreigners, according to BBC News.According to the Bangladesh Government, 20 hostages were killed in the siege as well as six gunmen, BBC News reported.Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said 13 hostages were freed. One of the...

    Putin hints Russia to react if Finland joins NATO
    Jul02

    Putin hints Russia to react if Finland joins NATO

    President Vladimir Putin suggested on Friday Russia could move troops closer to the Finnish-Russian border if Finland joins NATO and called for measures to improve conflict prevention over the Baltics, according to Reuters.Finnish armed forces ”would become part of NATO`s military infrastructure, which overnight would be at the borders of the...

    NATO General pressed on Obama over lethal aid for Ukraine, hacked emails show: media
    Jul02

    NATO General pressed on Obama over lethal aid for Ukraine, hacked emails show: media

    Gen. Philip Breedlove, until recently the supreme commander of NATO forces in Europe, plotted in private to overcome President Barack Obama`s reluctance to escalate military tensions with Russia over the war in Ukraine in 2014, according to apparently hacked emails from Breedlove`s Gmail account that were posted on a new website called DC Leaks,...

    Nadia Savchenko`s former commander arrested, Aidar fighters block courtroom
    Jul02

    Nadia Savchenko`s former commander arrested, Aidar fighters block courtroom

    The military prosecutors detained in Kyiv Friday the former commander of Nadia Savchenko from the Aidar volunteer battalion, Valentyn Lyholit, callsign ”Batya” [Dad]; later the same night, a judge of the Pechersk district court ruled on the measure of restraint against Lyholit – a 60-day arrest, until August 28, 2016, according to TV channel...

    Poroshenko believes Ukrainian economy leaves worst times behind
    Jul01

    Poroshenko believes Ukrainian economy leaves worst times behind

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko believes that the Ukrainian economy has left its worst times behind, which is due to the reforms being implemented, that`s according to his interview with the Bulgarian bTV.”Talking about reform, over the past one and a half years, we have done more than over the last 25 years. And all of these changes come...

    ATO forces seize Russian army gear, ammo from subversive group (photos)
    Jul01

    ATO forces seize Russian army gear, ammo from subversive group (photos)

    The Ukrainian military operating in the area of Novohnativka, Volnovakha district, in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation, seized ammunition and gear of the Russian army from a sabotage group, chief of the Main Intelligence Department of the Defense Ministry Vadym Skibytskyi told reporters at a briefing on Friday.”The Russian Federation has...

    Concessions to Russia would only increase threat to European security – Grybauskaite
    Jul01

    Concessions to Russia would only increase threat to European security – Grybauskaite

    Concessions to Moscow, including the roll-back of anti-Russian sanctions, would increase the threat to Europe`s security, said President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite commenting on the European Union`s decision to prolong for another six months the economic sanctions against Russia, according to Ukraine Today.”The EU position is firm and...

    U.S. imposes new sanctions against Russian companies
    Jul01

    U.S. imposes new sanctions against Russian companies

    The updated sanctions list includes such Russian businesses as Kuntsevo Design Bureau, Kolomna Design Bureau of Machine-Building, and the 150th Aircraft Repair Plant, according to the announcement by the U.S. Department of State ahead of the official publication scheduled for July 5.Against the two companies – NPO Mashinostroyeniya and Instrument...

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