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    UN humanitarian chief says besieged areas of Aleppo ”living hell” – BBC
    Oct02

    UN humanitarian chief says besieged areas of Aleppo ”living hell” – BBC

    Civilians in the rebel-held part of the Syrian city of Aleppo are enduring a ”living hell”, the UN humanitarian chief, Stephen O`Brien, has said, as fighting rages on, according to BBC News. ”I am deeply alarmed by the ferocious pummelling of eastern Aleppo city,” Mr O`Brien, UN under-secretary for humanitarian affairs, said in a statement, BBC...

    Stanytsia Luhanska crossing point closed due to political reasons, not repairs: Russian militants get caught in lie
    Oct02

    Stanytsia Luhanska crossing point closed due to political reasons, not repairs: Russian militants get caught in lie

    Deputy Chairman of the Luhansk regional state administration Yuriy Klymenko stated militants had closed a crossing point through a bridge in the village of Stanytsia Luhanska due to political reasons and not because of repairs. It is noted that according to the official version the crossing point through the bridge was closed due to repairs of...

    Canada to send CAD 8.1 mln aid to Ukraine`s National Police
    Oct02

    Canada to send CAD 8.1 mln aid to Ukraine`s National Police

    The Ukrainian National Police will receive multimillion assistance from Canada, according to Andriy Shevchenko, Ukraine`s Ambassador to Canada. Canada will provide a CAD 8.1 million aid in support of Ukraine`s National Police, the Ukrainian Ambassador reported. ”Canada will send CAD 6.6 million for the training of the National Police of Ukraine...

    Russian troops continue ceasefire violations in Ukraine: almost 50 attacks in past 24 hours
    Oct02

    Russian troops continue ceasefire violations in Ukraine: almost 50 attacks in past 24 hours

    Combined Russian-terrorist forces opened fire 47 times on the positions of Ukrainian troops in the past day, according to the press center of the ATO Headquarters. 10 violations of ceasefire were recorded in the direction of Luhansk. The enemy resorted to armed provocations in the area of Stanytsia Luhanska, Novooleksandrivka and Novozvanivka...

    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...

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