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    Russian militants fired at Ukrainian positions over 100 times, shelled Shyrokyne from cannon artillery
    Nov07

    Russian militants fired at Ukrainian positions over 100 times, shelled Shyrokyne from cannon artillery

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 52 times in the past 24 hours, including 32 in the Mariupol sector, 12 barrages in the Luhansk sector, and eight in the Donetsk sector, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol...

    Ukraine should introduce tolls for freight trucks on roads of national importance
    Nov07

    Ukraine should introduce tolls for freight trucks on roads of national importance

    Newly appointed Acting Head of the controversial state motorway agency Ukravtodor Slawomir Nowak has called for the introduction of a payment system for freight trucks on the roads of national importance. ”There is a sacred rule in Europe: `Those who drive [on roads] – pay.` And the ones who inflict the most damage also pay. And who damages the...

    Ukrainian Agency for Prevention of Corruption plans to participate in searches of declarants to monitor their lifestyle
    Nov07

    Ukrainian Agency for Prevention of Corruption plans to participate in searches of declarants to monitor their lifestyle

    Head of the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption (NAPC) Natalia Korchak has said that NACP wants to participate in the searches of the declarants to monitor their lifestyle. The NAPC are now preparing a procedure for auditing, she said on 112 Ukraine TV Channel. ”This is the proposal that we consider, so that we could better monitor...

    Lutkovska, Chubarov, Polozov discuss cooperation in defending political prisoners in Crimea
    Nov07

    Lutkovska, Chubarov, Polozov discuss cooperation in defending political prisoners in Crimea

    Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Valeria Lutkovska, Head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatars and a Ukrainian MP Refat Chubarov and Nikolay Polozov, lawyer of deputy chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Ahtem Chiygoz, have discussed cooperation in the protection of the rights of political prisoners and their...

    Ukrainians in October sell $114 mln more currency than they purchase
    Nov07

    Ukrainians in October sell $114 mln more currency than they purchase

    Net sales of foreign currency by the Ukrainians in October amounted to $113.9 million, which is 2.5 times lower than the net sales in the previous month, according to the National Bank of Ukraine. In October, the banks sold $179 million of cash currency to the population, buying $65.1 million in the same period, as reported on the NBU website....

    Implementation of Silk Road project ”unthinkable” without Ukraine – China envoy
    Nov07

    Implementation of Silk Road project ”unthinkable” without Ukraine – China envoy

    Implementation of Chinese infrastructure project Silk Road, designed to strengthen economic cooperation and enhance trade between China and Europe would be unthinkable without Ukraine`s participation, Chinese Ambassador to Ukraine Du Wei said at a Kyiv forum. ”Without Ukraine, the implementation of the [Silk Road] initiative would be incomplete,...

    Odesa region`s Police Dept chief from Saakashvili team resigns
    Nov07

    Odesa region`s Police Dept chief from Saakashvili team resigns

    Head of the National Police Department in Ukraine`s southern Odesa region, Giorgi Lortkipanidze, has said in his Monday address to the city residents that he is leaving the post, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”I have decided upon my own initiative to write a letter of resignation… It was an honor for me to work as police chief in...

    Huge NATO land army to meet Russian aggression
    Nov07

    Huge NATO land army to meet Russian aggression

    Hundreds of thousands of NATO troops will be put on a higher state of alert amid growing tensions with Russia as the Bloc`s commanders want to prepare a substantial land force capable of deterring Russian aggression, the head of the alliance has indicated, according to The Times. Jens Stoltenberg, the alliance`s secretary-general, did not give...

    Russian drone retrieved from Azov Sea near Mariupol coast
    Nov07

    Russian drone retrieved from Azov Sea near Mariupol coast

    The Mariupol marine patrol has found a Russian-made Orlan-10 UAV in the waters of the Azov Sea, according to the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine. The UAV was drifting into the sea at a distance of about three kilometers from the shoreline. The drone is in working condition and suitable for use. Experts are now extracting the data recorded...

    EU not to agree on visa waiver suspension mechanism this week – media
    Nov07

    EU not to agree on visa waiver suspension mechanism this week – media

    The decision on approving the mechanism for the suspension by the European Union of a visa-free regime, which is necessary to unlock progress on visa liberalization for Ukraine will not be taken this week, RFE/RL correspondent in Brussels Rikard Jozwiak tweeted. Jozwiak believes at the moment there will only ”be tech talks between EP and [EU]...

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