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    RFE/RL: NATO urged to boost defense to dissuade Russia
    May31

    RFE/RL: NATO urged to boost defense to dissuade Russia

    NATO`s Parliamentary Assembly has urged leaders of the alliance to boost its collective defenses and stand up to Russia`s military assertiveness, Radio Liberty has reported.The lawmakers made the call on May 30 in a unanimously approved declaration at the session in Tirana, Albania, ahead of NATO`s July summit in Warsaw, RFE/RL reports.The...

    Juncker says Russia visit for talks, no letup in sanctions – media
    May31

    Juncker says Russia visit for talks, no letup in sanctions – media

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says his planned trip to Russia next month is intended to maintain dialogue rather than signal a rethinking of European sanctions, according to Radio Liberty.Juncker accepted Moscow`s invitation to attend the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on June 16, in what will be the first visit...

    London`s mayor vows to crack down on property sales to foreign buyers
    May31

    London`s mayor vows to crack down on property sales to foreign buyers

    Property sale restrictions will be brought in to stop London becoming the world`s capital of money laundering, Sadiq Khan has said, according to the Evening Standard.London`s mayor said he would impose new rules aimed at limiting the sale of homes to foreign investors who then leave the properties empty, the Evening Standard reported.He insisted...

    NATO summit to raise military presence on eastern flank – Stoltenberg
    May31

    NATO summit to raise military presence on eastern flank – Stoltenberg

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has said an upcoming summit will enhance the alliance`s defensive and deterrent presence in Poland and other countries on its eastern flank, according to Radio Liberty.Stoltenberg was speaking on May 30 in Warsaw, which will host a NATO summit in July, RFE/RL wrote.”There will be more NATO troops in Poland...

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine, incl. near OSCE base, 21 times in last day
    May31

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine, incl. near OSCE base, 21 times in last day

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine, including near an OSCE base, 21 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO).The occupiers fired from infantry fighting vehicles and 82mm mortars on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Zaitseve,...

    Poland aims to end long-term gas supplies from Russia
    May31

    Poland aims to end long-term gas supplies from Russia

    Poland does not plan to renew a long-term gas supply contract with Russia when its current deal with Gazprom expires in 2022, according to government energy official Piotr Naimski, Reuters reported on Monday.”We will be aiming at a situation where a long-term contract becomes a thing of the past. If the price of Russian gas is competitive enough...

    North Korea missile test launch `fails`
    May31

    North Korea missile test launch `fails`

    North Korea has attempted to fire a ballistic missile off its east coast but the launch appears to have failed, South Korean military officials say, according to the BBC.It is unclear what type of missile it was, but it follows three failed tests of the medium-range ”Musudan” missile in April, the BBC reports.The North is banned by the UN from...

    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 25.16 to dollar
    May31

    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 25.16 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Monday evening lowered the official hryvnia exchange rate by three kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 25.16 to the dollar.The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for May 31:$100 costs UAH 2,516.6002 (on May 30, it was UAH...

    TASS: Russian NATO envoy says Black Sea will never be ”NATO`s lake”
    May31

    TASS: Russian NATO envoy says Black Sea will never be ”NATO`s lake”

    Brussels understands it perfectly well that the Black Sea will never be a ”NATO lake,” Russia`s Permanent Representative to NATO Alexander Grushko said in an interview with the Rossiiskaya Gazeta daily to be published on Tuesday, according to Russian news agency TASS.”Today, NATO is seeking to transfer confrontational schemes into the Black Sea...

    Kyiv aircraft repair plant ready to apply NATO AQAP 2120 standard
    May30

    Kyiv aircraft repair plant ready to apply NATO AQAP 2120 standard

    State enterprise Civil Aviation Plant 410 has been certified based on the NATO AQAP 2120 standard to conduct modernization of the An-26 aircraft, the Dilova Stolytsia business newspaper writes.The certificate enables the company to upgrade Ukrainian transport aircraft according to NATO standards, according to the report.Last year, the company...

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