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    Azerbaijan says 12 of its soldiers killed in fighting
    Apr02

    Azerbaijan says 12 of its soldiers killed in fighting

    Heavy fighting erupted Saturday between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, The New York Times reported.Azerbaijan said 12 of its soldiers were killed and claimed to have inflicted heavy casualties on the Armenian forces, according to The New York Times.The fighting was one of the worst outbreaks since...

    Zaitseve and Avdiyivka remain `hot spots` in ATO zone – Lysenko
    Apr02

    Zaitseve and Avdiyivka remain `hot spots` in ATO zone – Lysenko

    The most tense situation, as before, remains in Ukrainian settlements of Zaitseve and Avdiyivka in Donetsk region, presidential administration spokesman for the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Colonel Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing today. ”As before, Zaitseve and Avdiyivka have remained `hot spots` [in the ATO zone]. Moreover, the enemy has...

    35 Crimean Tatars detained in Crimea
    Apr02

    35 Crimean Tatars detained in Crimea

    At night on April 2, 35 people were detained in a local cafe in the village of Pionerske, Simferopol region, Crimean lawyer Emil Kurbedinov reported. According to the lawyer, all the detainees were Crimean Tatars. Kurbedinov said they were taken to the Center for counteracting extremism to carry out some ”preventive work.” \According to...

    Poroshenko predicts win in Dutch vote on Ukraine pact with EU
    Apr02

    Poroshenko predicts win in Dutch vote on Ukraine pact with EU

    The United States urged Dutch voters to approve Ukraine`s cooperation agreement with the European Union in an upcoming referendum, even as Ukraine`s president predicted victory, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) reported. ”We`re absolutely sure that European integration and the implementation of our association agreement will not be...

    Ukraine is in talks to deploy OSCE armed police mission in Donbas – Poroshenko
    Apr02

    Ukraine is in talks to deploy OSCE armed police mission in Donbas – Poroshenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Ukraine is in talks with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) regarding the deployment of its armed police mission in Donbas to ensure security during the election process in the region.Such statement the Ukrainian president made at a press briefing while attending the Nuclear...

    Obama: `Madmen` must not be allowed to get nuclear material – Reuters
    Apr01

    Obama: `Madmen` must not be allowed to get nuclear material – Reuters

    U.S. President Barack Obama urged world leaders on Friday to do more to safeguard nuclear facilities to prevent ”madmen” from groups like Islamic State from getting their hands on a nuclear weapon or a radioactive ”dirty bomb,” according to Reuters.Speaking at a nuclear security summit in Washington, Obama said there was a persistent and evolving...

    Russia promises to lower price of gas for Ukraine
    Apr01

    Russia promises to lower price of gas for Ukraine

    The price of gas under a contract with Ukraine in the second quarter of 2016 will be below $180 per 1,000 cubic meters, which is lower than the price offered by Gazprom to Ukraine in the first quarter, according to Russian news agency TASS.”[It will] be lower than $180,” Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said at a press conference on...

    Ukraine MFA condemns visit of Greek businessmen to occupied Crimea
    Apr01

    Ukraine MFA condemns visit of Greek businessmen to occupied Crimea

    The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned the arrival of a group of Greek businessmen led by a member of Tourism Development Council of the municipality of Corinth, Georgios Iosifidis, in occupied Crimea on March 30, 2016, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has reported.The ministry draws attention to the...

    Bloomberg: Saudi Arabia will only freeze oil production if Iran joins
    Apr01

    Bloomberg: Saudi Arabia will only freeze oil production if Iran joins

    Saudi Arabia will only freeze its oil output if Iran and other major producers do so, the kingdom`s deputy crown prince said, challenging the country`s main regional rival to take an active role in stabilizing the over-supplied global crude market, Bloomberg reported.The warning by Mohammed bin Salman, 30, who has emerged as Saudi Arabia`s...

    Kremlin says those responsible for Russian Su-24 pilot murder in Syria to be punished
    Apr01

    Kremlin says those responsible for Russian Su-24 pilot murder in Syria to be punished

    Those responsible for the murder in Syria of the Russian pilot of the Sukhoi Su-24 bomber that was downed by Turkey`s Air Force last November will get the punishment they deserve, Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Friday, according to Russian news agency TASS.”Surely they will,” he said, answering a...

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