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    Reuters: Sixteen killed in house fire in village near Kyiv
    May29

    Reuters: Sixteen killed in house fire in village near Kyiv

    Sixteen people have been killed and one is missing after a fire broke out in a residential building housing elderly people in a village near Kyiv, Ukraine`s state emergency service said in a statement on Sunday, according to Reuters.It said the fire broke out in the early hours of Sunday morning in a privately-owned two-storey building that was...

    We’ll kill Savchenko – representative of Russian separatists in Minsk process Zaharchenko
    May29

    We’ll kill Savchenko – representative of Russian separatists in Minsk process Zaharchenko

    Ukrainian pilot and MP Savchenko announced her participation in the process of exchange captured persons in Donbas but Russian separatist denied it. The Minsk representative of separatists and self-proclaimed head of the Russia-backed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Alexander Zakharchenko said that separatists will not conduct a dialogue...

    Medical experts want Rio Olympics delayed or moved due to Zika
    May28

    Medical experts want Rio Olympics delayed or moved due to Zika

    More than 100 medical experts, academia and scientists on Friday called for the Rio Olympic Games to be postponed or moved because of fears that the event could speed up the spread of the Zika virus around the world, according to Reuters.Their assessment counters the view of some leading experts of infectious disease who say that as long as the...

    Former NATO chief Rasmussen comments on his appointment as Poroshenko`s advisor
    May28

    Former NATO chief Rasmussen comments on his appointment as Poroshenko`s advisor

    The newly appointed freelance advisor to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said that he will do his utmost to promote security, economic reforms and stronger EU ties.”Pleased to accept pre. Poroshenko`s appointment as advisor. Will do my utmost to promote security, economic reforms...

    G7 leaders welcome energy policy reforms in Ukraine
    May28

    G7 leaders welcome energy policy reforms in Ukraine

    G7 leaders have welcomed the substantial energy policy reforms ongoing in Ukraine, and strongly urge it to pursue further ambitious reform of its energy sector.”In the context of the ongoing crisis between the Russian Federation and Ukraine, we reiterate that energy should not be used as a means of political coercion or as a threat to security,”...

    One Ukrainian soldier killed in Donbas in last day
    May28

    One Ukrainian soldier killed in Donbas in last day

    One Ukrainian soldier was killed in the Donbas conflict zone in the last 24 hours, presidential administration spokesman for the Anti-Terrorist Operation Colonel Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Saturday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”In the last day, we lost one Ukrainian soldier as a result of military clashes. No soldiers...

    Poroshenko names key conditions for elections in occupied Donbas
    May28

    Poroshenko names key conditions for elections in occupied Donbas

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that the withdrawal of the Russian-occupied troops, the restoration of Ukrainian control over the state border and the deployment of the OSCE armed police mission are the key conditions for the elections in the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”The Minsk...

    Canada to consider visa-free business and tourism travel for Ukrainian citizens
    May28

    Canada to consider visa-free business and tourism travel for Ukrainian citizens

    Liberal Party of Canada will consider the proposal for the abolition of short-term visas for Ukrainian citizens.The relevant proposal has been submitted for discussion by the Liberal Party of Canada in Saskatchewan.”The Liberal Government of Canada should eliminate the need for business and tourist visas for Ukrainian citizens with biometric...

    Savchenko`s pardoning has no relation to Minsk-2 – Putin
    May28

    Savchenko`s pardoning has no relation to Minsk-2 – Putin

    The pardoning of Ukrainian pilot and MP Nadia Savchenko has got nothing to do with the Minsk-2 package of measures designed to implement the Minsk Accord for the settlement in Eastern Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin told a news conference, according to TASS.”The number one task for us in this connection was to return two Russian...

    EU extends sanctions against Syrian regime by one year
    May28

    EU extends sanctions against Syrian regime by one year

    On May 27, 2016, the Council extended EU restrictive measures against the Syrian regime until June 1, 2017, according to a press release published on the official website of the European Council.This decision is in line with the Council conclusions of December 2014 which affirmed that the EU would continue imposing and enforcing sanctions...

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