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    Power unit of Rivne NPP switched off for maintenance
    Mar28

    Power unit of Rivne NPP switched off for maintenance

    Unit 3 at Rivne nuclear power station (VVER-1000) has been disconnected from the power grid for maintenance, according to the press center of state-owned Energoatom, Ukraine`s operator of nuclear power plants.The unit was switched off at 16:49 March 27, according to an agreed maintenance application, the press service said.Repair works are...

    French national arrested in Rotterdam in terrorist probe
    Mar28

    French national arrested in Rotterdam in terrorist probe

    Dutch police have arrested a French national in Rotterdam on suspicion of involvement in a terrorist attack in France, the public prosecution department said in a statement on Sunday evening, according to Dutch News.Three other people were also arrested in Rotterdam, Dutch News reported Sunday. Two of them are men aged 43 and 47 with an Algerian...

    Rescuers find Ukrainian climber who fell from cliff on Mount Elbrus
    Mar28

    Rescuers find Ukrainian climber who fell from cliff on Mount Elbrus

    A climber from Ukraine who was reported Sunday to have fallen from a cliff on Mount Elbrus was found unharmed as the rescuers took him to the Terskol base.According to the Russian Emergencies Ministry`s Main Office for the Kabardino-Balkar Republic, as of 18:10 on March 27, a search and rescue mission has been completed.Nine rescue officers and...

    Preliminary data reveal outcome of 1st round of Kryvyi Rih mayor elections
    Mar28

    Preliminary data reveal outcome of 1st round of Kryvyi Rih mayor elections

    Opposition Bloc`s Yuriy Vilkul secures lead, while Semen Semenchenko of Samopomich party runs second, according to the preliminary data on counted votes by the election commission.In the special election of the Mayor of Kryvyi Rih, incumbent Mayor Yuri Vilkul won the first round scoring a comfortable 73.9% of votes, says the report, according to...

    Suicide bomber targeting Christians kills 65, mostly women and children, in Lahore: Reuters
    Mar28

    Suicide bomber targeting Christians kills 65, mostly women and children, in Lahore: Reuters

    Pakistani authorities launched a hunt on Monday for militants behind a suicide bomb that killed at least 65 people in a Sunday evening attack that targeted Christians and was claimed by a Taliban faction that once declared ties with Islamic State, according to Reuters.Most of the victims of the bomb attack at a park in the eastern city of Lahore...

    Russian-backed militants continue shelling in Donbas, storming Ukrainian stronghold near Avdiyivka
    Mar27

    Russian-backed militants continue shelling in Donbas, storming Ukrainian stronghold near Avdiyivka

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attempted to storm one of the Ukrainian army strongholds near Avdiyivka, the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) press center reported.It is noted that the situation in the ATO zone remains tense, with pro-Russian mercenaries having attacked Ukrainian forces 18 times during the day.”Shelling does not cease near...

    Russia claims Savchenko can`t be released according to Minsk agreements
    Mar27

    Russia claims Savchenko can`t be released according to Minsk agreements

    Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova says Ukrainian female pilot Nadia Savchenko cannot be released according to the Minsk agreements because she is not subject to the part of the Minsk agreements requiring release of prisoners, but is held as a suspected person, RIA Novosti reported. Such statement Zakharova made in response to...

    ISIS chief executioner threatens further attacks on the West in new video
    Mar27

    ISIS chief executioner threatens further attacks on the West in new video

    A chilling new ISIS video has emerged of the terror group`s brutal chief executioner warning that the Brussels attack was just ”a taste” of what is to come, The Daily Mail reported.Hicham Chaib, responsible for countless beheadings, crucifixions and amputations in Syria, tells the West that ISIS will ”kill your people” during a rant over air...

    Special mayor elections held in Kryvyi Rih
    Mar27

    Special mayor elections held in Kryvyi Rih

    Special mayor elections are held in Kryvyi Rih today, March 27. The voting takes place in 293 polling stations bringing the total number of voters in the city to over 500,000 people, according to media reports.Covert propaganda is reportedly conducted in the city on the day of voting, journalists say.There are 15 candidates for Kryvyi Rih city...

    Situation in ATO zone remains tense, with cannon artillery being applied for 1st time in long period
    Mar27

    Situation in ATO zone remains tense, with cannon artillery being applied for 1st time in long period

    The situation in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) zone remains tense showing a tendency to aggravation, the ATO press center reported.The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 44 times in the past 24 hours, according to a report.”In addition to mortars of calibers banned by the Minsk agreements,...

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