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    Yanukovych`s lawyer says when his client may return to Ukraine
    Dec11

    Yanukovych`s lawyer says when his client may return to Ukraine

    Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych will return to Ukraine and will testify as soon as the danger to his life disappears, his lawyer Vitaliy Serdiuk said on 112 Ukraine TV channel. ”As soon as the danger to Viktor Yanukovych`s life disappears, he will take part in all court hearings,” Serdiuk said. As UNIAN reported earlier, on November...

    Ukraine tests IFV Myslyvets equipped with modern remote weapon station
    Dec10

    Ukraine tests IFV Myslyvets equipped with modern remote weapon station

    State Enterprise Zhytomyr Armored Plant, which is part of Ukroboronprom State Concern, test-showcased a Myslyvets [Hunter] advanced digital fire control system installed on the upgraded version of the BMP-1UMD infantry fighting vehicle, according to Ukroboronprom press service. The system is able to automatically recognize and track targets and...

    WSJ: Exxon`s Rex Tillerson is top candidate for secretary of state
    Dec10

    WSJ: Exxon`s Rex Tillerson is top candidate for secretary of state

    Exxon Mobil Corp. Chief Executive Rex Tillerson has emerged as the leading candidate to become President-elect Donald Trump`s pick for secretary of state, according to two transition officials, marking the latest twist in a multiweek search for a top diplomat, according to The Wall Street Journal. Mr. Tillerson moved ahead of other candidates,...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 31 times in last day
    Dec10

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 31 times in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 31 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Luhansk sector, the enemy used 120mm and 82mm mortars on the villages of Troyitske and Novozvanivka. The occupiers...

    OSCE to replace drones shot down over east Ukraine
    Dec10

    OSCE to replace drones shot down over east Ukraine

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) on Friday launched a tender for long-range drones after losing eight such aircraft over eastern Ukraine since it began a monitoring mission there, according to Reuters. ”Many of our drones were electronically destroyed or shot down,” OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier told...

    Secret CIA assessment says Russia was trying to help Trump win White House – media
    Dec10

    Secret CIA assessment says Russia was trying to help Trump win White House – media

    The CIA has concluded in a secret assessment that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win the presidency, rather than just to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system, according to officials briefed on the matter, The Washington Post reported. Intelligence agencies have identified individuals with connections to...

    Trilateral gas talks proved once again useful – Vice-President of the European Commission
    Dec10

    Trilateral gas talks proved once again useful – Vice-President of the European Commission

    Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of the Energy Union Maros Sefcovic is positive about the outcome of a recent round of trilateral gas talks between the European Commission, Russia and Ukraine, claiming the trilateral format has again proved to be useful. ”The trilateral format has again proven its usefulness today. Facilitated...

    Half of Ukrainian Parliament members` e-declarations analyzed, 53 sent to anti-graft agency
    Dec10

    Half of Ukrainian Parliament members` e-declarations analyzed, 53 sent to anti-graft agency

    The Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) of Ukraine has analyzed half of the electronic income declarations submitted by Verkhovna Rada deputies, following which 53 of the documents have been sent to the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption (NAPC), according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”Half of MPs` electronic declarations have been...

    UN General Assembly adopts resolution demanding end to attacks in Syria
    Dec10

    UN General Assembly adopts resolution demanding end to attacks in Syria

    The 193-member UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution demanding an immediate end to attacks on civilians and all besieged areas in war-torn Syria, according to The New York Times. The non-binding resolution passed on Friday, December 9, by a vote of 122 to 13, with 36 abstentions, The New York Times wrote. The G.A. also expressed grave...

    National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption asks police not to put pressure on it
    Dec10

    National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption asks police not to put pressure on it

    The National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption (NAPC) is ready to provide access to e-declarations exclusively within the legal framework. Thus, the demand for full access to the electronic declarations of high-ranking officials is satisfied based on the decision of the investigating judge or the court, according to a statement on the...

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