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    Ukraine won`t build Khmelnytsky nuclear power plant together with Russia
    May30

    Ukraine won`t build Khmelnytsky nuclear power plant together with Russia

    Energoatom President Yuriy Nedashkovsky says Ukraine has terminated all agreements with Russia on the completion of power units No. 3 and No. 4 at Khmelnytsky nuclear power plant (NPP).”There was full denunciation on May 12,” Nedashkovsky said at the Energy Congress in Kyiv on May 26.Nedashkovsky added that the company was looking for new...

    Iraqi army `begins operation to storm` ISIL-held Falluja
    May30

    Iraqi army `begins operation to storm` ISIL-held Falluja

    Iraqi government forces are keeping up the pressure on ISIL – beginning a major operation on Monday to storm the militant stronghold of Falluja, reports say, according to Euronews.According to a report by AFP quoting army commanders, Iraqi forces have entered the city, which was one of the first in Iraq to fall to the militant group in 2014, as...

    TASS: Russia offers no gas discount to Belarus
    May30

    TASS: Russia offers no gas discount to Belarus

    Russia`s Energy Minister Alexander Novak says a discount on the price of gas for Belarus is not being considered, and the price will be determined within the existing contract, according to Russian news agency TASS.”Our position is that the contract was signed, which is valid for 2015-2016. The contract includes a formula, which is a part of the...

    Syria`s chief opposition negotiator resigns
    May30

    Syria`s chief opposition negotiator resigns

    The chief negotiator of Syria`s main opposition umbrella group, Mohammed Alloush, has resigned over what he called the failure of peace talks, according to the BBC.Mr. Alloush, from the High Negotiations Committee (HNC), said the talks had not brought a political deal or eased the plight of Syrians in besieged areas, the BBC reports.The HNC...

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 25 times in last day
    May30

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 25 times in last day

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 25 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO).The worst situation was in the Donetsk sector, where the militants attacked ATO positions near the town of Avdiyivka and Butivka coal mine 14 times, firing...

    Sick ISIS terrorists killed 12 Real Madrid fans as they watched Champions League Final
    May30

    Sick ISIS terrorists killed 12 Real Madrid fans as they watched Champions League Final

    Four gunmen started firing indiscriminately at their victims after bursting into a Real Madrid Supporters` Club based in Baquba around 40 miles north of the capital Baghdad, according to the Daily Star.The group`s president Ziad Albidani told Spanish sports daily AS the attack happened towards the end of the match before the penalty shoot-out...

    Reuters: Oil prices dip on strong dollar, rising Canadian output
    May30

    Reuters: Oil prices dip on strong dollar, rising Canadian output

    Oil prices dipped on Monday as a strong dollar weighed on markets and Canadian oil sands production was expected to increase this week, according to Reuters.Crude markets, however, did receive some support from the start of the U.S. summer driving season coinciding with a fall in U.S. crude output to its lowest since September 2014, Reuters...

    Poroshenko: Another 25 captives may return from Donbas to Ukraine soon
    May29

    Poroshenko: Another 25 captives may return from Donbas to Ukraine soon

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that another 25 Ukrainians who have been held captive in Donbas may return home soon, according to the presidential administration.”We are on the homestretch concerning the terms and conditions of their return,” the presidential press service quoted Poroshenko as saying in an interview with TV Channel...

    TASS: Latvia claims to observe Russian warplanes near its borders
    May29

    TASS: Latvia claims to observe Russian warplanes near its borders

    Four Russian warplanes have been seen near Latvia`s borders, Latvia`s national armed forces said in a press statement on Sunday, according to Russian news agency TASS.”Two Su-27 and two An-26 planes were identified flying over the Baltic Sea`s neutral waters near Latvia`s territorial waters on May 29,” the statement said, TASS wrote.According to...

    Reuters: Between 700-900 migrants may have died at sea this week – NGOs
    May29

    Reuters: Between 700-900 migrants may have died at sea this week – NGOs

    At least 700 migrants may have died at sea this past week in the busiest week of migrant crossings from Libya towards Italy this year, Medecins San Frontieres and the UN Refugee agency said on Sunday, according to Reuters.About 14,000 have been rescued since Monday amid calm seas, and there have been at least three confirmed instances of boats...

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