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    Ukraine plans to raise white beet sugar output
    Oct02

    Ukraine plans to raise white beet sugar output

    Ukraine, which plans to increase this year`s white beet sugar output by around a third, has produced 319,000 tonnes so far of a planned 2 million tonnes, Ukrainian sugar producers` union Ukrtsukor said on Thursday, Brecorder reports. Sugar refineries have processed a total of 2.3 million tonnes of sugar beet, Ukrtsukor said in a statement,...

    Ukraine names specific units of Russian army who seized Crimea in 2014
    Oct02

    Ukraine names specific units of Russian army who seized Crimea in 2014

    The Military Prosecutor`s Office of Ukraine for the first time named the exact units of the Russian Armed Forces that took part in seizing Crimea and told about the training of the so-called Russian ”little green men”, according to Hromadske Radio. ”The investigation established and found enough evidence for me to claim with confidence what units...

    OSCE monitors in Ukraine cannot reach Bohdanivka, cross bridge in Shchastia: areas not demined
    Oct02

    OSCE monitors in Ukraine cannot reach Bohdanivka, cross bridge in Shchastia: areas not demined

    The officials from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine could not get to the Ukrainian government-controlled Bohdanivka and could not cross the bridge to Shchastia, according to the Mission`s Twitter. The OSCE SMM reported that the monitors had failed to pass to Bohdanivka because no mine clearance was done in the respected area. ”SMM...

    Australia says MH17 missile suspects might be confirmed by year-end
    Oct02

    Australia says MH17 missile suspects might be confirmed by year-end

    Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Sunday the names of those responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014 might be confirmed by the end of the year, according to Reuters. ”By the end of the year, maybe early next year, the list of those that we believe should be held accountable will be confirmed...

    Ukrainian government allows ”free float” of food prices
    Oct02

    Ukrainian government allows ”free float” of food prices

    The Ukrainian government took a step toward letting food prices float freely from October 1 as part of deregulation, according to the Ukrainian news service TSN. The deregulation will be effective until January 1, 2017. ”A draft resolution has been developed to analyze from a practical point of view the effectiveness of price regulation, which is...

    Russia “in danger of becoming a pariah nation” – Boris Johnson
    Oct02

    Russia “in danger of becoming a pariah nation” – Boris Johnson

    British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson has stated that Russia is in danger of becoming a ”pariah nation” thanks to their actions in Syria, according to The Independent. The foreign secretary claims the government has evidence that Russian jets have carried out the attacks, which are ”unquestionably a war...

    Russian militants open fire following disengagement of forces in Donbas
    Oct01

    Russian militants open fire following disengagement of forces in Donbas

    Press Officer on the Luhansk sector Valentyn Shevchenko reported that disengagement of forces took place in Donbas near the town of Zolote on October 1, according to Ukrainian TV Channel 5. ”The disengagement took place on the outskirts of Zolote within the specific coordinates defined by the OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in...

    Russia taking over UN Security Council presidency
    Oct01

    Russia taking over UN Security Council presidency

    Russia takes over presidency of the United Nations Security Council from October 1, according to Russian news agency TASS. The Russian delegation will be leading the work of the key structure of the global organization at a time when the situation in Syria has deteriorated, as well as at the decisive stage of elections of the new UN...

    NATO ready to step up support of Ukraine in countering Russian aggression
    Oct01

    NATO ready to step up support of Ukraine in countering Russian aggression

    Secretary General of NATO Parliamentary Assembly David Hobbs says NATO has expressed its readiness to provide more support to Ukraine in the fight against the aggressive actions taken by Russia and Russian-backed militants in eastern Ukraine. He made the statement at a meeting with newly appointed head of the permanent delegation of the Verkhovna...

    U.S. refuses to recognize Russia`s decision to ban Mejlis activities
    Oct01

    U.S. refuses to recognize Russia`s decision to ban Mejlis activities

    The United States did not recognize the legitimacy of the Russian Supreme Court`s ruling to uphold the ban of Crimean Tatars` self-governing body, the Mejlis, the U.S. Department of State`s press service reported referring to a statement of Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark Toner. ”The United States does not recognize the legitimacy of the...

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