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    Reuters: Drones, Turkish artillery hit Islamic State in Syria, 34 dead
    May02

    Reuters: Drones, Turkish artillery hit Islamic State in Syria, 34 dead

    Shelling by Turkish artillery and drones which took off from southern Turkey struck Islamic State targets in Syria on Sunday, killing 34 militants, the Turkish military said, according to Reuters.It said the strikes, in response to Islamic State rocket attacks which hit the southern Turkish province of Kilis, destroyed six vehicles and five...

    Tombinski wants transparent investigation into May 2 fire in Odesa
    May02

    Tombinski wants transparent investigation into May 2 fire in Odesa

    Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine Jan Tombinski has called on the Ukrainian authorities to conduct a transparent investigation into the Odesa fire and shooting incidents, which took place two years ago.”Today we recall the tragic events in Odesa on 2 May 2014, that left more than 40 people dead and 200 injured. I urge the...

    TASS: Gazprom`s gas exports to Europe go up by 19.8% in January-April
    May02

    TASS: Gazprom`s gas exports to Europe go up by 19.8% in January-April

    Russian gas giant Gazprom`s gas exports to Europe increased by 19.8% in January-April, according to Russian news agency TASS.”According to latest updates, Gazprom`s gas exports to Europe went up in the first four months of 2016 by 19.8% on January-April 2015. The leader of the growth dynamics is Great Britain [+126.7%],” Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller...

    Sentsov, Kolchenko sign papers for extradition from Russia in April – lawyer
    May02

    Sentsov, Kolchenko sign papers for extradition from Russia in April – lawyer

    Ukrainian film-maker Oleh Sentsov and Crimean activist Oleksandr Kolchenko, who have been imprisoned in Russia, signed documents for extradition from that country to Ukraine early in April, according to Kolchenko`s lawyer Svetlana Sidorkina.The documents, which were signed early in April, must have already arrived at the Justice Ministry of the...

    EurActiv: EC set to propose lifting of visa requirement for Turkey
    May02

    EurActiv: EC set to propose lifting of visa requirement for Turkey

    Despite deep public misgivings in some countries, the European Union will this week drive forward a plan to grant Turks visa-free travel to Europe as a reward for having reduced a flood of refugees and migrants into Europe to a trickle, according to EurActiv, an independent pan-European media network specialised in EU policies.The European...

    ATO HQ update: Russian proxies attack Ukraine only six times in last day
    May02

    ATO HQ update: Russian proxies attack Ukraine only six times in last day

    The situation in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) zone in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, remains relatively stable with only six registered ”cases of the use of weapons by militants” in the last day, according to the press service of the ATO headquarters.”In the past 24 hours, the combined Russian-separatist forces in Donbas were observing the truce...

    ISIS claims responsibility for double car bomb attack with at least 32 deaths in Iraq
    May02

    ISIS claims responsibility for double car bomb attack with at least 32 deaths in Iraq

    At least 32 people have been killed and up to 75 others wounded in a double car bomb attack claimed by ISIS in Iraq, officials say, according to The Independent.A police officer said two parked explosives-laden cars detonated within minutes of each other, around midday in the southern Iraqi city of Samawah, The Independent wrote.The first car...

    ATO HQ reports Easter ceasefire in Donbas
    May02

    ATO HQ reports Easter ceasefire in Donbas

    Russian proxies were maintaining a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine on Easter Sunday, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters.”For the first time in quite a long period, Russian-backed militants have not started armed provocations against Ukrainian defenders today, Easter Sunday. Despite the de-escalation,...

    WSJ: NATO`s Breedlove calls for sharper focus on Russia ahead of departure
    May01

    WSJ: NATO`s Breedlove calls for sharper focus on Russia ahead of departure

    NATO`s departing supreme allied commander Gen. Philip Breedlove says that the United States needs more technical intelligence assets, the kind of spy satellites the U.S. uses to keep an eye on both troop movements and terrorist training camps, focused on the threat from Russia, according to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ).”We see that Russia has...

    Ukraine intel: Russian supervisors unhappy with DPR leader Zakharchenko
    May01

    Ukraine intel: Russian supervisors unhappy with DPR leader Zakharchenko

    Russian supervisors criticize leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People`s Republic (DPR) Alexander Zakharchenko`s performance, and Vladimir Putin`s aide Vladislav Surkov visited Donbas to discuss the current situation with Russian DPR-based commanders, DPR senior officials and businessmen, according to the Ukrainian military intelligence...

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