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    Ukraine reports almost 50 Russian attacks in Donbas; Grads used in Luhansk sector
    Nov03

    Ukraine reports almost 50 Russian attacks in Donbas; Grads used in Luhansk sector

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 47 times in the past 24 hours, including 26 barrages in the Mariupol sector, 13 in the Luhansk sector, and eight in the Donetsk sector, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol...

    U.N. says 239 migrants die in two shipwrecks off Libya
    Nov03

    U.N. says 239 migrants die in two shipwrecks off Libya

    At least 239 migrants, believed to be from West Africa, have died in two shipwrecks off Libya, a spokesman for the United Nations migration agency, said on Thursday, according to Reuters. One group of migrants, including about 20 women and six children, set off in a rubber dinghy from Libya around 03:00 on Wednesday, but their boat collapsed...

    SurkovLeaks 2: Secret Minsk agreements
    Nov03

    SurkovLeaks 2: Secret Minsk agreements

    The pullback of Russian-made heavy flamethrower systems, the so-called Buratino (”Pinocchio”), from the contact line in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, was discussed during Trilateral Contact Group talks in Minsk in January 2015, yet, there is no mention of this type of military hardware in open sources featuring the Minsk agreements concluded on...

    Ukrainian Prosecutor General head Lutsenko asks Rada to strip Member of Parliament, oligarch Novinsky of immunity
    Nov03

    Ukrainian Prosecutor General head Lutsenko asks Rada to strip Member of Parliament, oligarch Novinsky of immunity

    Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has asked the Vekhovna Rada, Ukraine`s parliament to strip Opposition Bloc Member of Parliament, oligarch Vadym Novinsky of parliamentary immunity to hold him liable in ex-president Viktor Yanukovych`s case. The Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) has sent a motion to the Verkhovna Rada, asking for...

    Depositors of failed banks block Kyiv`s center, clash with police
    Nov03

    Depositors of failed banks block Kyiv`s center, clash with police

    Depositors of bankrupt banks have partially blocked Khreshchatyk Street in Kyiv, according to an UNIAN correspondent. People are demanding that the authorities, in particular NBU Governor Valeria Gontareva, refund them deposits they stored in the banks. About 100 participants of the rally were trying to set fire to car tires, but firefighters...

    Hague court wants proof of magnitude of Euromaidan crimes – Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine
    Nov03

    Hague court wants proof of magnitude of Euromaidan crimes – Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine

    The says the International Criminal Court (ICC) thinks there is not enough proof of the magnitude of Euromaidan crimes, and Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko is going to The Hague, the Netherlands, to hold talks with ICC representatives pending the anniversary of the Revolution of Dignity, according to Channel 5. ”The next anniversary...

    High Court rules Theresa May must get approval to trigger Article 50 for Brexit
    Nov03

    High Court rules Theresa May must get approval to trigger Article 50 for Brexit

    Theresa May`s plans for triggering Brexit were plunged into chaos today by a sensational High Court judgment that she cannot bypass Parliament, according to The Independent. Three judges ruled the Prime Minister does not have the right to use the Royal Prerogative to invoke the Article 50 notice to leave the EU without involving MPs and peers,...

    Russia purchases real estate in Finland for its invasion troops – media
    Nov03

    Russia purchases real estate in Finland for its invasion troops – media

    Russian citizens purchase real estate in Finland – the reason could be a probable invasion in future Finnish security service suspect, Ukraine Today reported citing the Finnish newspaper Iltalehti. Properties owned by foreigners may be used to host the unmarked Russian troops, a report to the country`s parliament says, according to Ukraine...

    IMF mission arrives in Kyiv to decide on next $1.3 bln tranche
    Nov03

    IMF mission arrives in Kyiv to decide on next $1.3 bln tranche

    A new mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ukraine`s key lender, began its work in Kyiv on Thursday, November 3, according to the National Bank of Ukraine. ”The IMF mission led by Ron van Rooden has started work in Ukraine today,” the NBU said on Facebook. Upon arrival, the mission held a scheduled meeting with NBU Governor Valeria...

    Ukraine triples combat strength of missile troops, artillery
    Nov03

    Ukraine triples combat strength of missile troops, artillery

    Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko says that the combat strength of missile troops and artillery has tripled over the past two years. ”Compared to 2014, the combat strength of the troops has tripled. Today, we`re undertaking concerted measures to enhance the combat potential of the missile troops and...

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