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    Ukrainian border guards to get higher pay
    Jun06

    Ukrainian border guards to get higher pay

    Ukrainian Border Guard Service press secretary Oleh Slobodyan announces an increase in guardsmen`s salaries, in particular, a junior officer will get about UAH 9,500, or $380, per month.”The State Border Guard Service has received funding for payment of decent salaries to personnel. As the President of Ukraine promised on May 28, from now a...

    Intl BALTOPS exercise begins in Finland today
    Jun06

    Intl BALTOPS exercise begins in Finland today

    The annual BALTOPS naval exercise begins on Monday in the exercise area in Syndalen, according to the Finland Times.Finland, Sweden, the United States, the Netherlands, Italy, Great Britain, and Germany will participate in the training phase, Finland Times reports.Finland and Sweden will be involved in the training only from Monday to Wednesday,...

    Kremlin responds to UN statement on movement of Russian forces to Donbas
    Jun06

    Kremlin responds to UN statement on movement of Russian forces to Donbas

    Kremlin`s spokesman Dmitriy Peskov called groundless the UN official`s statement that there were credible reports of the Russian troops and heavy weapons moving into and across Donbas, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia.”Any such statements are nothing but groundless accusations until they are backed by some evidence. This has not been...

    Kremlin does not want to comment on Akhmetov`s entry ban to occupied Donbas
    Jun06

    Kremlin does not want to comment on Akhmetov`s entry ban to occupied Donbas

    The Kremlin refused to comment on the situation around the entry ban that the authorities of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People`s Republic (DPR) imposed against representatives of former political and business elite, including Ukrainian businessman Rinat Akhmetov, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Monday.”I would not want to...

    Ukraine government to select customs service chief in near future
    Jun06

    Ukraine government to select customs service chief in near future

    New chief of the Ukrainian customs service may be appointed in the near future, according to Yuriy Fedchyshyn, the advisor to Prime Minister of Ukraine and deputy head of the State Fiscal Service (SFS), which is in charge of the customs operations.”The chief of the customs service will be appointed in the near future, and the selection process is...

    SBU says about possible ”Russian trace” in plotting terrorist attacks in France during EURO-2016
    Jun06

    SBU says about possible ”Russian trace” in plotting terrorist attacks in France during EURO-2016

    SBU Head Vasyl Hrytsak does not rule out the ”Russian trace” in plotting terrorist attacks in France during the UEFA EURO-2016 in June 2016, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”We came across the version of the `Russian trace` almost at the end, when the Frenchman, who was later detained in Ukraine, offered his `associates,` with whom he was in...

    PGO calls on int`l organizations to pay attention to conditions of detention of Ukrainian POWs
    Jun06

    PGO calls on int`l organizations to pay attention to conditions of detention of Ukrainian POWs

    Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko has called on international human rights organizations to pay attention to the conditions of detention of Ukrainian POWs in the occupied territory of Donbas, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”Recently, we have heard a number of statements by international human rights agencies and international...

    Russian militants denied OSCE observers access to their positions and fired at Ukraine army from 122-mm artillery
    Jun06

    Russian militants denied OSCE observers access to their positions and fired at Ukraine army from 122-mm artillery

    Russain militants continue interfering with the activity of international observers. Command of the so-called “7th separate motorized rifle brigade” (Debaltseve) prohibited access of OSCE SMM observers to the areas where the division’s strongholds are located. View map in full size Attacks continue in the Donetsk sector in the...

    Ukraine`s SBU, UN to jointly monitor detention facilities
    Jun06

    Ukraine`s SBU, UN to jointly monitor detention facilities

    Ukraine has reached an agreement with UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic to create a joint monitoring group to prevent tortures in detention centers, that`s according to Head of Ukrainian Security Service Vasyl Hrytsak who spoke at a Kyiv briefing Monday, Ukraine Today reports.”Last week we had a meeting with Mr...

    Ukraine boosts power exports by 25% in 5 months
    Jun06

    Ukraine boosts power exports by 25% in 5 months

    Ukraine exported $75 million worth of electricity in January-May 2016, which is higher by 25% year-over-year, according to the State Fiscal Service.Hungary accounted for 76.8% of total revenue from power exports, according to data. Power exports to Poland made up 22.7% of total export proceeds, and power exports to Moldova accounted for 0.5% of...

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