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    Kremlin`s Peskov on MH17 investigation `contradictions` – BBC
    Sep29

    Kremlin`s Peskov on MH17 investigation `contradictions` – BBC

    There are still lots of unclear things and lots of contradictions about the downing of flight MH17, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has told BBC`s HARDtalk. Asked whether he accepted the findings from the investigation, Mr Peskov said ”there was nothing to accept or deny,” as he understood these were preliminary findings, BBC reports. ”We know...

    Ukrainian pilots performed astonishing sharp turns in Malta
    Sep29

    Ukrainian pilots performed astonishing sharp turns in Malta

    Ukraine`s two Su-27 fighter planes and a transport aircraft IL-76 participated in the Malta International Air Show for the first time ever. And the Ukrainian pilots managed to impress the European audience. They showcased breath-taking stunts in the sky, most of which others could not repeat, according to Ukraine Today. Oleksandr Oksanchenko was...

    New ceasefire efforts in Donbas fail: OSCE reports surge in explosions
    Sep29

    New ceasefire efforts in Donbas fail: OSCE reports surge in explosions

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has reported a surge in explosions in Donetsk region alone to 187 on September 27 from 24 blasts on September 26. ”The SMM recorded more ceasefire violations in Donetsk region, including 187 explosions compared with the previous reporting period (24 explosions). Most of the ceasefire violations...

    Ukraine`s economy ministry projects 1.2% industrial growth by year`s end
    Sep29

    Ukraine`s economy ministry projects 1.2% industrial growth by year`s end

    The Ukrainian Ministry for Economic Development and Trade forecasts a 1.2% increase in industrial production by the end of the current year. ”By the end of 2016, industrial production is expected to grow by 1.2%, according to the Economic Development Ministry`s estimates,” the ministry said in an analytical material posted on its website. The...

    Poroshenko wants use of UN Security Council leverage to punish guilty of MH17
    Sep28

    Poroshenko wants use of UN Security Council leverage to punish guilty of MH17

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko suggests creating a mechanism under the UN Security Council to punish those guilty of the downing of flight MH17 in Donbas on July 17, 2014. ”To my mind, the most efficient way would be to create a mechanism under the aegis of the UN Security Council to bring the perpetrators to justice,” the president said at...

    Ukraine gets U.S. diplomatic note on $1 bln loan guarantees – Poroshenko
    Sep28

    Ukraine gets U.S. diplomatic note on $1 bln loan guarantees – Poroshenko

    Ukraine has received from the U.S. State Department a diplomatic note on loan guarantees worth $1 billion, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Facebook. ”Ukraine has received from the U.S. State Department a diplomatic note regarding the loan guarantees worth $1 billion,” the Ukrainian president wrote. According to a copy of the...

    Ex-chief of Kyiv traffic police detained at Moscow airport
    Sep28

    Ex-chief of Kyiv traffic police detained at Moscow airport

    The Communications Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine has confirmed to UNIAN the detention in Moscow of the former head of the Ukrainian capital`s Traffic Police Mykola Makarenko. ”We have a confirmation from Moscow. [He was] detained at Domodedovo airport back on September 21. We have sent the papers for his arrest, but...

    Marchuk on Minsk accords: better to have imperfect agreement than nothing
    Sep28

    Marchuk on Minsk accords: better to have imperfect agreement than nothing

    Ukrainian envoy to the Trilateral Contact Group`s security subgroup Yevhen Marchuk has said that to understand the process and the essence of the Minsk talks, everyone needs to say goodbye to the illusory world. ”Even when there is no final decision yet about the end of war in Donbas and the withdrawal of Russian troops, all steps, and agreements...

    Wage arrears decreased by 7% in Ukraine, down to UAH 1.9 bln
    Sep28

    Wage arrears decreased by 7% in Ukraine, down to UAH 1.9 bln

    The largest debt has been accumulated at the enterprises in Luhansk (25.2%), Donetsk (18.1%) and Kharkiv (10.1%) regions. Wage arrears across Ukraine in August 2016 decreased by 7% compared to July, amounting to UAH 1.9 billion as of September 1, as reported by the State Statistics Service. The debt to workers of economically active enterprises...

    White House spokesman says Russia may face new sanctions over Syria
    Sep28

    White House spokesman says Russia may face new sanctions over Syria

    White House spokesman Josh Earnest has said at a news briefing that the United States does not rule out introducing additional sanctions against Russia over its actions in Syria, also noting intensification of attacks by the Assad army and Russian forces, Deutsche Welle reports. ”What we have seen from the Assad regime and the Russians is a...

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