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    Ecological disaster in Ukraine caused by Moscow`s invasion spreads into Russia – experts
    May03

    Ecological disaster in Ukraine caused by Moscow`s invasion spreads into Russia – experts

    Just as was the case with the Chornobyl accident 25 years ago last month, the environmental damage caused by Russia`s invasion of Ukraine is spreading far beyond the borders of that country into the Russian Federation, according to Russian and Ukrainian engineers, mining specialists and ecologists, Euromaidan Press reports. In an article in...

    Ukrainian President holds phone conversation with Prime Minister of Israel
    May03

    Ukrainian President holds phone conversation with Prime Minister of Israel

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation with Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, according to the president`s press service. Poroshenko congratulated the interlocutor on the 69th anniversary of the Independence Day of Israel, the press service said. The parties confirmed mutual willingness to intensify bilateral...

    China to produce train capable of 400 km/h by 2020
    May03

    China to produce train capable of 400 km/h by 2020

    China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) is working on next-generation bullet trains with a maximum operational speed of 400 kilometers per hour that will be ready by 2020, China Daily reports. ”We will apply new materials in the research and production of the future high-speed trains, such as carbon fiber and aluminum alloy, which will...

    Russian court upholds Navalny`s latest embezzlement verdict
    May03

    Russian court upholds Navalny`s latest embezzlement verdict

    A regional court in Russia has upheld an embezzlement verdict for opposition leader Aleksei Navalny and his co-defendant, Pyotr Ofitserov, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Navalny and Ofitserov were not present at the May 3 hearing at the Kirov regional court in central Russia, but were represented by their lawyers, RFE/RL reported....

    Ukraine honors patriots who were killed by pro-Russian separatists in Odesa on May 2, 2014
    May03

    Ukraine honors patriots who were killed by pro-Russian separatists in Odesa on May 2, 2014

    About 100 people gathered at the intersection of Deribasivska and Preobrazhenskaya Streets in Odesa, where pro-Russian separatists shot Andriy Biriukov and Ihor Ivanov, who became the first victims of mass riots on May 2, 2014. The activists created a kind of memorial of flowers. They tied a lot of yellow and blue ribbons on the metal chain...

    Belarus enables necessary conditions for Ukrainian migrants – Ambassador
    May03

    Belarus enables necessary conditions for Ukrainian migrants – Ambassador

    Belarus enables the necessary conditions for Ukrainian migrants, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Belarus Ihor Kyzym said in an interview with the Belarus 1 TV channel, BelTA has learned. ”I would like to thank our fraternal nation, the Belarusian state and the Belarusian president personally for what is being done for...

    UN Secretary-General calls to protect freedom of speech
    May03

    UN Secretary-General calls to protect freedom of speech

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for an end to ”persecution of journalists,” saying that freedom of the media is the guarantee of peace and justice, according to the UN News Center referring to Guterres`s message dedicated to World Press Freedom Day marked on May 3. He claimed that journalists often risk their freedom, health, and...

    Ukraine`s underground gas stocks reach 8.5 bcm
    May03

    Ukraine`s underground gas stocks reach 8.5 bcm

    Stocks of natural gas at Ukraine`s underground storage facilities grew by 2%, or 180 million cubic meters (mcm), from 8.298 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas from April 26 till May 3, to 8.478 bcm of gas, according to Ukrtransgaz, operator of Ukraine`s gas transport system. The amount of gas pumped daily into the USFs, as of May 3 was at 41.9...

    UK “won`t pay 100 bln euro Brexit bill” – BBC
    May03

    UK “won`t pay 100 bln euro Brexit bill” – BBC

    The UK will not pay a 100 billion-euro (GBP 84 billion) ”divorce bill” to leave the EU, Brexit Secretary David Davis has said, according to the BBC. He told ITV`s Good Morning Britain the UK would pay what was legally due, ”not just what the EU wants”, the BBC reported. It comes amid claims by the Financial Times that the settlement sought by the...

    World Bank allots $150 mln loan for Ukraine
    May03

    World Bank allots $150 mln loan for Ukraine

    The World Bank`s Board of Executive Directors on May 2 approved a US$ 150 million loan for the Access to Long Term Finance Project that will support Ukraine`s export-oriented small and medium enterprises (SMEs), according to the World Bank`s press service. ”Ukraine has creative and unique business potential and can produce high-quality...

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