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    Savchenko compares Putin to Hitler on BBC Newsnight
    Nov05

    Savchenko compares Putin to Hitler on BBC Newsnight

    Ukrainian MP and PACE delegate, former Kremlin`s prisoner Nadia Savchenko in an interview with the BBC`s Newsnight compared the actions of Russian President Vladimir Putin to those of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler. Answering a BBC Newsnight host`s question on how she thinks the rest of the world should view Vladimir Putin, Savchenko said: ”And how did...

    Solar power systems gain popularity in Ukraine
    Nov04

    Solar power systems gain popularity in Ukraine

    Ukraine`s State Agency for Energy Efficiency and Conservation reports a growing trend toward installment of solar power systems in households across the country. The number of solar power stations in Ukrainian households over the first 9 months of 2016 increased almost fivefold, up to 625 units compared with the same period last year, the press...

    Ukraine NSDC chief: Crimea de-occupation ”death sentence” for Putin
    Nov04

    Ukraine NSDC chief: Crimea de-occupation ”death sentence” for Putin

    Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov in an interview with lb.ua has said that he does not believe it is possible to agree with Russian President Vladimir Putin on a peaceful format of conflict solution. ”Putin and his entourage are not OK with an independent democratic Ukraine. For them, a strong...

    Canada on its way to ratify free trade deal with Ukraine
    Nov04

    Canada on its way to ratify free trade deal with Ukraine

    Fresh on the heels of signing a landmark free trade agreement with the European Union, the Canadian government has introduced legislation to implement a far less controversial free trade deal with Ukraine, Radio Canada International reports. ”We are one step closer to being able to reap the benefits of the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement...

    Underground bunker with APC, Grad missiles uncovered in Kyiv`s suburbs
    Nov04

    Underground bunker with APC, Grad missiles uncovered in Kyiv`s suburbs

    An underground bunker with a large arsenal of weapons and an armored personnel carrier (APC) has been uncovered by Kyiv prosecutors jointly with National Police officers outside Ukraine`s capital in Boryspilsky district, Kyiv region. The arsenal stored by a private household included Grad rockets, shells, mortars and anti-tank mines, the Kyiv...

    Biden calls Groysman to maintain NABU independence
    Nov04

    Biden calls Groysman to maintain NABU independence

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has called on the Ukrainian leaders to maintain the independence of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), according to a readout of Biden`s November 3 call with Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman of Ukraine, posted on the White House`s website. ”The Vice President and Prime Minister Groysman agreed on...

    SBU: Notorious MP Novinsky flees Ukraine to Greece on board his plane
    Nov04

    SBU: Notorious MP Novinsky flees Ukraine to Greece on board his plane

    Opposition Bloc Member of Parliament, oligarch Vadym Novinsky used his private plane to leave Ukraine for Greece on Friday morning after Ukrainian prosecutors had initiated the procedure to strip him of parliamentary immunity, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”According to the information we`ve got, Novinsky left Zhuliany (airport in Kyiv)...

    OSCE reports civilian casualties in Donetsk region
    Nov04

    OSCE reports civilian casualties in Donetsk region

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine has reported civilian casualties in Donetsk region. ”The SMM continued to follow up on reports of civilian casualties and shelling. At the hospital in ”DPR”-controlled Dokuchaievsk (30km south-west of Donetsk) the SMM saw a man who had sustained shrapnel wounds when allegedly a mortar round had...

    RFE/RL: Russia marks Unity Day with rallies, marches
    Nov04

    RFE/RL: Russia marks Unity Day with rallies, marches

    Nationalists and government supporters are marching through the streets of Moscow as Russia marks National Unity Day, a holiday established by the Kremlin more than 10 years ago to replace communist-era celebrations of the Bolshevik Revolution anniversary, according to Radio Liberty. Marchers from mainly pro-government groups and mainstream...

    ATO HQ reports escalation in Mariupol sector
    Nov04

    ATO HQ reports escalation in Mariupol sector

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 31 times in the past 24 hours, including 17 attacks in the Mariupol sector, seven in the Luhansk sector and the Donetsk sector each, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, the enemy used small...

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