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    EU referendum petition signed by more than 2.5m
    Jun26

    EU referendum petition signed by more than 2.5m

    More than 2.5 million people have signed a petition calling for a second EU referendum, after the vote to leave, according to the BBC.It has more signatures than any other on the parliamentary website and as it has passed 100,000, Parliament will consider it for a debate, the BBC wrote.The UK voted to leave the EU by 52% to 48% in Thursday`s...

    Savchenko receives Jan Karski award in Poland
    Jun26

    Savchenko receives Jan Karski award in Poland

    Nadia Savchenko, the Ukrainian pilot who was recently released by Russia after spending two years behind bars, has been handed the Jan Karski award for ”her tempered heart in the fight for human dignity and pride,” according to Radio Poland.”She was kidnapped from the territory of her country, falsely accused and imprisoned in Russia, despite the...

    Blasts, gunfire hit hotel in Somalia`s Mogadishu
    Jun25

    Blasts, gunfire hit hotel in Somalia`s Mogadishu

    Huge blasts rock a hotel in Mogadishu, followed by heavy gunfire as gunmen fight their way inside, according to Al Jazeera.A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a Mogadishu hotel, followed by a second explosion heard inside the hotel as gunmen fought their way inside, police said Saturday, Al Jazeera...

    Ukraine may get additional $660 mln of U.S. assistance
    Jun25

    Ukraine may get additional $660 mln of U.S. assistance

    In a new bill registered in the House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress the American legislators suggest allocating the additional $660 million in assistance for Ukraine, as reported by Ukraine Today.The document titled ”Making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the fiscal year ending...

    Kyiv authorities seeking to host Eurovision-2017
    Jun25

    Kyiv authorities seeking to host Eurovision-2017

    The Kyiv city authorities have started to prepare an official bid to host the international song contest Eurovision-2017, according to the press service of Kyiv City State Administration citing Deputy Chairperson of the KCSA Hanna Starostenko as saying.Ms Starostenko has expressed hope that Kyiv meets all the requirements put forward before a...

    EU ministers press UK for quick exit: BBC
    Jun25

    EU ministers press UK for quick exit: BBC

    EU states have urged Britain to hold speedy talks on leaving the bloc after it voted to end its membership in a historic referendum, according to BBC.German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said negotiations should begin as ”soon as possible,” BBC reported.He made the comments after an urgent meeting of the six EU founder members to...

    Brexit opponents demand another referendum: over 1 mln people in UK sign petition
    Jun25

    Brexit opponents demand another referendum: over 1 mln people in UK sign petition

    The opponents of a Leave campaign in the United Kingdom are massively signing a petition demanding a new referendum to be held on the UK-EU relations.”We the undersigned call upon HM Government to implement a rule that if the remain or leave vote is less than 60% based a turnout less than 75% there should be another referendum,” reads the...

    Escalation in Donbas: Militants shell Ukraine troops 61 times in last day
    Jun25

    Escalation in Donbas: Militants shell Ukraine troops 61 times in last day

    The situation in the area of the Anti-Terrorist Operation remains tense, though the Ukrainian side reports it keeps it under control. In the last day, 61 episodes of shelling of the Ukrainian positions were recorded. Of these, 28 episodes were recorded in Mariupol direction, 24 – in Donetsk direction, and nine – in the direction of Luhansk, the...

    Two Tajiks, ISIL affiliates detained at Kharkiv airport
    Jun25

    Two Tajiks, ISIL affiliates detained at Kharkiv airport

    Ukraine`s security forces detained at the airport of Kharkiv two Tajikistan nationals involved in the activities of the Islamic State terrorist organization, the press service of the Border Guard Service of Ukraine has told UNIAN.”The border guards at the Kharkiv airport together with the Security Service officers and the National Police have...

    Klimkin disappointed with PACE declaration on need to resume dialogue with Russia
    Jun25

    Klimkin disappointed with PACE declaration on need to resume dialogue with Russia

    Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has said in a statement published on Facebook Friday he is disappointed with the declaration adopted by PACE on the need to lift the sanctions and resume dialogue with the Russian Federation.”I am extremely surprised and disappointed with today`s Declaration of the Bureau of the Parliamentary Assembly of...

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