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    Ukrainian soldier killed in Avdiyivka industrial zone – media
    Sep29

    Ukrainian soldier killed in Avdiyivka industrial zone – media

    A 25-years-old Ukrainian soldier was gunned down by a sniper in the Avdiyivka industrial zone in Donbas, Ukrainian news service TSN reported, citing its sources. A battle lasted for a few hours the night before. The militants fired from machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades and banned mortars, according to the report. As UNIAN reported earlier,...

    Moldova bans pork imports from Ukraine
    Sep29

    Moldova bans pork imports from Ukraine

    The Moldovan Government on Wednesday, 28 September, decided on a temporary ban on imports of pork from Ukraine, according to state news agency Moldpres. The decision came as a result of a September 27 meeting of the Emergency for Emergency Situations convened by Prime Minister Pavel Filip. The Commission approved the action plan to prevent the...

    OPEC agrees modest oil output curbs in first deal since 2008
    Sep29

    OPEC agrees modest oil output curbs in first deal since 2008

    OPEC agreed on Wednesday modest oil output cuts in the first such deal since 2008, with the group`s leader Saudi Arabia softening its stance on arch-rival Iran amid mounting pressure from low oil prices, according to Reuters. ”OPEC made an exceptional decision today … After two and a half years, OPEC reached consensus to manage the market,”...

    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...

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