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    Poland kicks off international command post exercises Common Challenge-16
    Dec11

    Poland kicks off international command post exercises Common Challenge-16

    Poland kicked off international command post exercises Common Challenge-16 with the participation of the Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian brigade and an air assault battalion of the Ukrainian Airmobile Forces, the military branch of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Defense Ministry of Ukraine reported on its website. The opening ceremony was held at...

    Ukrainian Parliament Chairman names date for budget adoption
    Dec11

    Ukrainian Parliament Chairman names date for budget adoption

    Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine`s parliament, Andriy Parubiy has set a goal to ensure the adoption of the state budget on December 20-23. This statement he made during his visit to Lviv region, according to Ukrainian TV channel ZIK. ”I have previously expressed an ambitious goal – to adopt the budget by December 8, for which I am now...

    Ukrainian unmanned ground vehicle Phantom demonstrates its combat capabilities
    Dec11

    Ukrainian unmanned ground vehicle Phantom demonstrates its combat capabilities

    Unmanned tactical multipurpose unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) Phantom made by the State Foreign Trade Enterprise SpetsTechnoExport, which is part of Ukraine`s state-owned defense giant Ukroboronprom, showed its combat capabilities, according to the press service of Ukroboronprom. It is noted that the demonstration took place in critical severe...

    Blast near Coptic cathedral in Cairo kills at least 20 people
    Dec11

    Blast near Coptic cathedral in Cairo kills at least 20 people

    An explosion near Cairo`s Coptic cathedral has killed at least 20 people and wounded 35 others, Egyptian officials say, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). Egypt`s official MENA news agency reported that the December 11 blast was caused by a bomb thrown by an assailant into St. Peter`s church, next to St. Mark`s Cathedral,...

    Turkey declares one day of national mourning over Istanbul terrorist attack
    Dec11

    Turkey declares one day of national mourning over Istanbul terrorist attack

    Turkey has declared a day of national mourning over the twin bombing in Istanbul which killed 29 people, Milliyet daily newspaper reported, according to TASS. According to a decree signed by Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, flags will be lowered to half-mast across the country, TASS wrote. The first explosion occurred on Saturday around 22:30...

    Russian troops increased attacks on Ukraine positions up to 70 times in last day
    Dec11

    Russian troops increased attacks on Ukraine positions up to 70 times in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 70 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size Most of the attacks occurred in the Mariupol sector where Russia`s hybrid military force fired 152mm and 122mm artillery at...

    Paul Manafort accuses Ukraine of falsification Yanukovych’s ”black accounts” documents
    Dec11

    Paul Manafort accuses Ukraine of falsification Yanukovych’s ”black accounts” documents

    ”Black accounts” of the Party of Regions was a falsified document, Paul Manafort, Donald Trump`s former campaign manager, said during an interview with ”CBS This Morning” Friday. ”The government of Ukraine said that the ledger was a falsified document,” Manafort claimed, referencing a ledger examined by the New York Times that listed $12.7...

    Ukraine`s Central Bank explains slowdown of inflation in Nov
    Dec11

    Ukraine`s Central Bank explains slowdown of inflation in Nov

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) says the slowdown of year-over-year inflation in November 2016 against the level recorded in October 2016 was due to a decrease in the index of prices of whole foods at a higher pace than it was predicted. Inflation in November 2016 was 1.8%; while year-over-year inflation slowed to 12.1% in November 2016...

    Ukrainian police uncover flat allegedly with Azarov`s things: ”Icons, award guns, paintings”
    Dec11

    Ukrainian police uncover flat allegedly with Azarov`s things: ”Icons, award guns, paintings”

    Kyiv police have uncovered a flat in Darnytsia district, which had things allegedly belonging to former Prime Minister Mykola Azarov. ”A flat used as a warehouse storing shopping bags stuffed with valuables and works of art was revealed in the [Ukrainian] capital`s Darnytsky district. Police officers uncovered it during an operation. Having...

    Syria, Russia pound rebel-held Aleppo but advances halt – Reuters
    Dec11

    Syria, Russia pound rebel-held Aleppo but advances halt – Reuters

    Syrian`s military and Russian warplanes bombarded rebel-held districts of Aleppo on Saturday as Damascus`s allies said victory was near, but insurgents fought back and army advances halted after rapid gains during the week, according to Reuters. Russia, whose military intervention helped turn the war in President Bashar al-Assad`s favor, said the...

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