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    Russian military drone downed near Avdiyivka (photos, video)
    Apr08

    Russian military drone downed near Avdiyivka (photos, video)

    Officers of the Security Service of Ukraine on Friday shot down a Russian multipurpose UAV Orlan-10 during the raid in the area of Avdiyivka SBU downed UAV Orlan-10, according to the SBU press service.It is noted that the drone was put to service with the Russian Armed Forces in 2010. According to SBU`s operative data, the Russians do not entrust...

    MEPs call on Netherlands to sooner communicate its position on EU-Ukraine deal
    Apr08

    MEPs call on Netherlands to sooner communicate its position on EU-Ukraine deal

    The European Parliament has called on the Dutch government to communicate its position with respect to the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union as soon as possible and assures that they are ready to discuss the way forward and to contribute to finding solutions.The relevant statement was announced on Thursday by Elmar...

    Ukraine sees cheese exports fall by 26%
    Apr08

    Ukraine sees cheese exports fall by 26%

    Exports of Ukrainian cheese in January-March 2016 totaled 1.35 million tonnes, which was 26% down year-over-year, while exports in monetary terms decreased by 37% in the reporting period, to $3.87 million, according to Ukraine`s State Fiscal Service (SFS).In real terms, the volume of cheese imports into Ukraine in the first quarter of 2016 (Q1,...

    Juncker `sad` about Dutch No vote on EU-Ukraine deal
    Apr08

    Juncker `sad` about Dutch No vote on EU-Ukraine deal

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is ”sad” about the results of a Dutch referendum on an EU-Ukraine deal, an emotion shared Thursday by many European politicians to what is being seen as another sign of voters` antipathy to Brussels, the European version of Politico reported. Dutch voters on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected a...

    Russia cuts gas price for Armenia to $150
    Apr08

    Russia cuts gas price for Armenia to $150

    Russia has reduced the price of natural gas supplied to Armenia to $150 from $165 per 1,000 cubic meters, according to Russian business news agency PRIME.”The previous price was $165 per 1,000 cubic meters, and now it has been reduced to $150. The negotiations continue. It is not clear yet whether the cut will also be to end consumers` benefit,”...

    Azerbaijan, Armenia agree on ceasefire to recover bodies
    Apr08

    Azerbaijan, Armenia agree on ceasefire to recover bodies

    Azerbaijan and Armenia have agreed on a temporary ceasefire to recover bodies, Azerbaijan Press Agency (APA) has reported.”An agreement was reached on restoration of the ceasefire regime since 17:00 on April 8 on the contact line of Azerbaijani and Armenian troops,” the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said, APA wrote.Through the mediation of the...

    Tires on fire at Poroshenko`s office: Protesters demand real lustration
    Apr08

    Tires on fire at Poroshenko`s office: Protesters demand real lustration

    Clashes with Ukrainian police at Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko`s administration in the center of Kyiv have been reported after allegedly Automaidan activists who demand real lustration, or the purge of officials at law-enforcement agencies, on Friday set fire to car tires, according to Ukrainian news channel 112.ua.Police tried to...

    Self-proclaimed Donetsk republic introduces ”statehood lessons” at schools
    Apr08

    Self-proclaimed Donetsk republic introduces ”statehood lessons” at schools

    The self-proclaimed Donetsk People`s Republic (DPR) militant organization has introduced the so-called ”statehood awareness lessons” at schools, where children are taught about the DPR-propagated world order.Footage of one of such propaganda ”lessons” was released by the DPR`s ”Information Ministry.”Schoolchildren are told fake stories about the...

    Mossack Fonseca leak shakes Ukraine more than Russia – The Economist
    Apr08

    Mossack Fonseca leak shakes Ukraine more than Russia – The Economist

    The so-called Panama Papers leak involving Mossack Fonseca, a Panama-based law firm that registers companies in tax havens, has hit Ukraine harder than Russia, according to The Economist.The Kremlin had warned that an attack was coming. ”Comrades are working in accordance with tried and tested schemes,” Vladimir Putin`s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov,...

    Crimea facing new power blackouts
    Apr08

    Crimea facing new power blackouts

    Significant limitations on power supplies in the Russian-occupied Crimea have been reported, and even an emergency shutdown of the so-called ”energy bridge” line is not ruled out, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty`s Crimean news portal Krym.Realii.”The operational limit in Crimea and Sevastopol will be lowered in the period from...

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