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    Ukraine closes fish seaports in annexed Crimea
    Apr12

    Ukraine closes fish seaports in annexed Crimea

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has instructed to close fish seaports in Kerch and Sevastopol located in the territory of the Russian-annexed Crimea, until the restoration of Ukraine`s constitutional order on the peninsula, according to the government`s resolution published on its web portal.As stated in the explanatory note to the document,...

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine troops 79 times in last day
    Apr12

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine troops 79 times in last day

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 79 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO).The illegal armed groups fired 120mm and 82mm mortars 16 times on ATO forces near the villages of Pisky, Mayorsk, Zaitseve, Luhanske, and Kamianka.The...

    Police detain suspect who tried to kill Ukraine`s chief MH17 expert
    Apr12

    Police detain suspect who tried to kill Ukraine`s chief MH17 expert

    Ukrainian law enforcement officers have detained a man, who is suspected of attempted murder of Ukraine`s chief forensic expert on the most high-profile criminal cases, according to Ukraine Today.Oleksandr Ruvin, Director of Kyiv Research Institute of Forensic Expertise at the Ministry of Justice, was shot several times near his residence in...

    U.S. Navy officer suspected of passing secrets to Taiwan, China
    Apr12

    U.S. Navy officer suspected of passing secrets to Taiwan, China

    A U.S. Navy flight officer with knowledge of sensitive American intelligence collection methods faces espionage charges over suspicions he passed secret information to Taiwan and possibly to China, U.S. officials said, according to Reuters.U.S. officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, identified the suspect as Lieutenant Commander Edward...

    Netanyahu acknowledges attacks on arms shipments to Hezbollah: media
    Apr12

    Netanyahu acknowledges attacks on arms shipments to Hezbollah: media

    Israel has attacked ”dozens” of arms shipments on their way to the terrorist group Hezbollah, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledged, according to Jewish News Agency (JTA).”We act when we need to act, including here, across the border, in dozens of strikes, to prevent Hezbollah from obtaining game-changing weaponry,” he said...

    Brazil`s parliament committee endorses impeachment of President Roussef
    Apr12

    Brazil`s parliament committee endorses impeachment of President Roussef

    Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff has suffered a blow to her hopes of staving off impeachment proceedings, after a parliamentary committee voted they should go ahead, according to BBC News.The 65-member congressional committee voted 38 to 27 to recommend impeachment over claims she manipulated government accounts to hide a growing deficit, BBC...

    Several injured by car bomb attack in south-east Turkey
    Apr12

    Several injured by car bomb attack in south-east Turkey

    Security source reports blast at police base in Hani, north of Diyarbakir in the mainly Kurdish south-east, The Guardian reported.A vehicle laden with explosives rammed into a gendarmes` base in Turkey`s mainly Kurdish south-east on Monday, wounding several people, a security source said, according to The Guardian.About 20 ambulances rushed to...

    Groysman`s spox: almost all positions in new Cabinet agreed
    Apr12

    Groysman`s spox: almost all positions in new Cabinet agreed

    Virtually all the positions regarding formation of the new Cabinet of Ministers of Ministers have been agreed, according to Dmytro Stoliarchuk, press secretary of Rada Speaker Volodymyr Groysman, the nominee for the post of a prime minister.”The outcome of today`s talks on the formation of the Cabinet. Virtually all the positions have been...

    Ukraine sends first large batch of dairy foods to Europe
    Apr12

    Ukraine sends first large batch of dairy foods to Europe

    Ukraine has shipped the first batch of dairy foods to the European Union on an industrial scale, according to a Ukrainian supplier.The shipments were handled by the Milk Alliance group of companies on the order placed by the Ukrainian Trade House, Nadezhda, based in the Bulgarian city of Varna, the company`s press service said citing head of the...

    Savchenko asks Poroshenko to act more resolutely for her release
    Apr11

    Savchenko asks Poroshenko to act more resolutely for her release

    Nadia Savchenko`s lawyer Nikolai Polozov says that the Ukrainian captive pilot, who was convicted in Russia of killing Russian journalists in Ukraine`s east, has written statements for her lawyers to appeal in particular to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.”[Addressing] President Poroshenko, Nadia suggested that he should act more resolutely...

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