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    Ukraine border guards recommend not traveling to occupied Crimea after FSB provocation
    Aug11

    Ukraine border guards recommend not traveling to occupied Crimea after FSB provocation

    The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine recommends not traveling to the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea due to the tense situation on the peninsula, which has been escalated by the Russian occupiers, Ukrainian Border Guard Service press secretary Oleh Slobodyan said at a briefing on Thursday, a UNIAN correspondent reported. ”Taking...

    Judge Chaus fails to appear for questioning
    Aug11

    Judge Chaus fails to appear for questioning

    Mykola Chaus, a judge in Kyiv`s Dniprovsky district court, did not appear for questioning in the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office on Thursday, the press service of the prosecutor`s office told a UNIAN correspondent. The prosecutor`s office was to serve the judge a notification on suspicion of committing a crime. ”As of 12:45 Kyiv...

    Ukraine reports one killed and four wounded in past 24 hours
    Aug11

    Ukraine reports one killed and four wounded in past 24 hours

    One Ukrainian soldier was killed and four were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to Oleksandr Motuzianyk, presidential spokesman for ATO issues. ”There was one killed in action (KIA) and four wounded in action (WIA),” he said at a briefing in Kyiv on Thursday, a UNIAN correspondent reported. As UNIAN noted...

    Two Ukrainian boys injured by militant missile in Maryinka
    Aug11

    Two Ukrainian boys injured by militant missile in Maryinka

    Two boys, aged 13 and 8, were injured when their house, located in the town of Maryinka, which is mostly controlled by Ukraine, was hit by a militant missile on August 10, according to local authorities. ”As of 08:00 on the morning of August 11, 2016, it became known that Danylo Vystorop (2003) and Oleksandr Alioshyn (2008) were wounded when...

    Over 1,000 Ukrainian cars in queues on border with Poland
    Aug11

    Over 1,000 Ukrainian cars in queues on border with Poland

    More than 1,000 vehicles from Ukraine are standing in queues on the border with Poland, the Western Regional Office of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine has reported. 300 vehicles at the Yahodyn customs checkpoint, 200 cars at the Shehyni and Uhryniv checkpoints, 150 cars at the Rava-Ruska checkpoint and 130 cars at the Ustyluh...

    Militants attack two checkpoints in Donbas: Border guards
    Aug11

    Militants attack two checkpoints in Donbas: Border guards

    Illegal armed groups opened fire on the Stanytsia Luhanska and Maryinka entry/exit checkpoints after 21:00 on August 11, the press service of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine reported. For almost an hour, the militants fired small arms and grenade launchers on the Maryinka checkpoint from the village of Oleksandrivka. The occupiers also...

    Gymnast Verniaiev wins second silver medal for Ukraine in Rio
    Aug11

    Gymnast Verniaiev wins second silver medal for Ukraine in Rio

    Gymnast Oleg Verniaiev (22 years old) has won the second silver medal for Ukraine at the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. Verniaiev was competing in the artistic gymnastics men`s individual all-around on Wednesday evening. Earlier, the gymnast took the first place in the qualification round on August 6 and was close to confirming his spot in...

    Pyatt: U.S. sees nothing corroborating Russia`s ”Crimea incursion” allegations
    Aug11

    Pyatt: U.S. sees nothing corroborating Russia`s ”Crimea incursion” allegations

    U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt says that the U.S. government has seen nothing so far that corroborates Russian allegations of a ”Crimea incursion” by Ukrainian forces. ”[The] U.S. government has seen nothing so far that corroborates Russian allegations of a `Crimea incursion` and Ukraine has strongly refuted them,” he tweeted on...

    Gerashchenko: Russia accusing Ukraine of all mortal sins to end sanctions
    Aug11

    Gerashchenko: Russia accusing Ukraine of all mortal sins to end sanctions

    Russia is trying to get rid of international sanctions by claiming alleged Ukrainian provocations in the occupied territory of Crimea, Iryna Gerashchenko, first deputy chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada and Ukraine`s representative in the humanitarian subgroup of the Trilateral contact group on Donbas settlement, posted on Facebook. ”The aim of...

    Russian provocations in Crimea resemble beginning of war with Georgia: Kuleba
    Aug11

    Russian provocations in Crimea resemble beginning of war with Georgia: Kuleba

    Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the Council of Europe Dmytro Kuleba has compared provocations in occupied Crimea with Russian actions at the beginning of the war with Georgia. ”FSB`s key message is not the presence of sabotage and reconnaissance groups, but the shelling taking place from the territory of Ukraine and the death of a Russian...

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