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    Ukraine`s ex-cop reveals details of his participation in Crimea takeover
    Apr25

    Ukraine`s ex-cop reveals details of his participation in Crimea takeover

    A former employee of the Interior Ministry of Ukraine Volodymyr Mertsalov, who defected to the Russian forces during the occupation of Crimea, has revealed details of the seizure of the peninsula in an interview with Novaya Gazeta.Mertsalov said he had taken the lead of ”militia” and stormed the airport in Simferopol along with the Russian...

    Yanukovych`s son trying to sell Donbasenergo – media
    Apr25

    Yanukovych`s son trying to sell Donbasenergo – media

    Oleksandr Yanukovych, who is the son of Ukraine`s disgraced ex-president, and Donetsk businessman Ihor Humeniuk have decided to sell Donbasenergo, the only private power generating company that is not controlled by Ukrainian businessman Rinat Akhmetov, according to LІGA.net.”As of today, Donbasenergo consists of two thermal power plants (TPP)....

    U.S. lawmakers seeking to allocate $3.4 bln to deter Russia
    Apr25

    U.S. lawmakers seeking to allocate $3.4 bln to deter Russia

    Russian aggression will be high on lawmakers` minds when the House Armed Services Committee meets Wednesday to mark up its annual defense policy bill, according to The Hill.Over the last two weeks, the Russians have buzzed a U.S. Navy destroyer, barrel rolled over a U.S. reconnaissance plane and warned the United States to steer clear of its...

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.36 to dollar on interbank market
    Apr25

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.36 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Monday strengthened to UAH 25.32/25.36 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent.Hryvnia quotes against the euro have settled at UAH 28.4210/28.5820, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

    Provisional administration to remain at insolvent Khreschatyk Bank until June 4
    Apr25

    Provisional administration to remain at insolvent Khreschatyk Bank until June 4

    The Individuals` Deposit Guarantee Fund has extended the authority of the provisional administration at Kyiv`s insolvent Khreschatyk Bank for one month – until June 4, according to the Fund`s website.The powers of the provisional administrator of the bank, Ihor Kostenko, are extended for the same period.As UNIAN reported earlier, the Individuals`...

    2,818 Ukrainian military, 120 law enforcers killed since 2014
    Apr25

    2,818 Ukrainian military, 120 law enforcers killed since 2014

    A total of 2,818 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed since 2014, of which 88 within three months of this year.According to the Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) of Ukraine, seven soldiers were killed in 2013; 1,600 in 2014; 1,130 in 2015, and another 88 people — within three months of this year.Regarding deaths among law enforcement...

    Erdogan releases statement on 1915 Armenian killings
    Apr25

    Erdogan releases statement on 1915 Armenian killings

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has released a statement to mark the annual commemoration of the killing of Armenians in 1915, according to Turkish Weekly.”I welcome this commemoration which is taking place once again in Turkey, the most meaningful place to share the grief endured by the Ottoman Armenians, as well as to honor their memories,” said...

    Oil falls as traders cash in after three weeks of gains – Reuters
    Apr25

    Oil falls as traders cash in after three weeks of gains – Reuters

    Oil prices fell over 1% on Monday as traders took profits after three weeks of gains and as a jump in the dollar late last week was priced into fuel markets, according to Reuters.Front-month Brent crude was trading at $44.61 per barrel at 03:32 GMT, down 50 cents, or 1.1%, from their last settlement, as reported by Reuters.U.S. West Texas...

    Norwegian F-16 shoots at control tower by mistake
    Apr25

    Norwegian F-16 shoots at control tower by mistake

    A Norwegian fighter jet on a training exercise mistakenly machine-gunned a control tower with three officers inside, who survived unhurt, the military said on Sunday, according to The Local.Two F-16s were taking part in a mock attack on the uninhabited island of Tarva off Norway`s west coast when one of them opened fire with its M61...

    Savchenko unlikely to be returned within ”few weeks” as Poroshenko says – lawyer
    Apr25

    Savchenko unlikely to be returned within ”few weeks” as Poroshenko says – lawyer

    Nadia Savchenko`s lawyer Mark Feygin believes that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has exaggerated, suggesting the Ukrainian female pilot and MP will be released within a few weeks.”Of course, I would like to share with the President of Ukraine his optimism on ”weeks before the release” of Nadia Savchenko, but my intuition tells me...

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