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    Maidan killings probe: More Berkut police troops detained as new evidence unearthed
    Oct04

    Maidan killings probe: More Berkut police troops detained as new evidence unearthed

    The law enforcers detained part of the former troops of the Berkut police special forces after the exposing testimony of one of their ex-colleagues, who is already a suspect in the case, according to Oleksandr Kovalchuk of the Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine, 112 Ukraine TV channel reports. Commenting on the fact that one of the former...

    Ukrainian Government asks Parliament to increase defense spending, raise wages for civil servants in 2016
    Oct04

    Ukrainian Government asks Parliament to increase defense spending, raise wages for civil servants in 2016

    The Ukrainian Government proposed to increase financing of expenditure, including on defense, by UAH 7.1 billion. The Cabinet of Ministers proposed the Verkhovna Rada to amend the State Budget for 2016 and to allocate additional funds, including for the defense and security sectors, totaling UAH 7.1 billion, according to bill No.5217 that the...

    Russia begins evacuation of 40 mln people in huge drill
    Oct04

    Russia begins evacuation of 40 mln people in huge drill

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has sparked fears of World War Three after ordering the evacuation of 40 million Russians today, according to The Express. The huge four-day ”civil defense” drill has set alarm bells ringing in Washington and London, with tensions already high over disagreements in Syria, The Express reports. Following a breakdown...

    Ukraine`s international reserves increase to $15.5 bln in September
    Oct04

    Ukraine`s international reserves increase to $15.5 bln in September

    The foreign exchange reserves of Ukraine to date have grown to $15.5 billion, which is 9.9%, or 1.4 billion, more than at the beginning of September, according to the National Bank of Ukraine. The increase in reserves in September was due to the receipt of the third tranche of the International Monetary Fund amounting to $1 billion as well as the...

    Arrested Ukrainian journalist in Russia allowed lawyer visit
    Oct04

    Arrested Ukrainian journalist in Russia allowed lawyer visit

    Mark Feygin, the defense lawyer for the Ukrainian journalist of Ukrinform, Roman Sushchenko, has told UNIAN he obtained permission to visit his client in a Moscow-based pre-trial detention center. ”I got a permission, now I am entering the Lefortovo pre-trial detention center right now to see Roman,” said Feygin. As UNIAN reported earlier, the...

    The European Investment Bank to allocate EUR 200 mln on transport in Ukraine
    Oct04

    The European Investment Bank to allocate EUR 200 mln on transport in Ukraine

    The European Investment Bank (EIB), one of the major creditors of municipal projects and projects in the private sector of Ukraine`s economy, decided to open a EUR 200 million credit line for Ukraine to finance urban public transport investments in 20 municipalities in Ukraine. The operation is covered by the EU guarantee for EIB loans, the bank...

    UK troops to be protected from ”spurious legal claims”
    Oct04

    UK troops to be protected from ”spurious legal claims”

    Legal measures to protect UK troops from ”spurious” claims of misconduct have been unveiled by the government, the BBC reports. The change in policy, announced at the Conservative conference, would mean parts of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) could be suspended during future conflicts, according to BBC News. Defence Secretary...

    UN human rights chief calls to limit veto use at UN Security Council
    Oct04

    UN human rights chief calls to limit veto use at UN Security Council

    The UN human rights chief, Zeid Ra`ad al-Hussein, on Tuesday called for initiatives such as preventing UN Security Council`s permanent members from vetoing council resolutions to help prevent severe crimes, according to The Associated Press. He says the Security Council should adopt rules to limit veto use in cases of war crimes, crimes against...

    IMF want to launch land market in Ukraine waiting for significant economic gains
    Oct04

    IMF want to launch land market in Ukraine waiting for significant economic gains

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says that the launch of the land market in Ukraine can generate significant economic gains, according to the Fund`s country report released upon completion of the second review under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF). ”While Ukraine has a vast area of arable land, use of this land is currently limited by...

    Two Russian trucks, bus with troops arrive in Donbas – Ukraine intel
    Oct04

    Two Russian trucks, bus with troops arrive in Donbas – Ukraine intel

    Two trucks and a bus carrying members of the armed forces of Russia have arrived in the Russian-occupied town of Novoazovsk in Donetsk region, Ukraine, according to a Ukrainian intelligence agency. ”The command of the Russian armed forces continues to transfer personnel and supply materiel stocks and equipment from Russia to the subordinate...

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