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    Ukraine reports 11 wounded in action in past 24 hours
    Aug08

    Ukraine reports 11 wounded in action in past 24 hours

    Eleven Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to Oleksandr Motuzianyk, presidential spokesman for ATO issues. ”There were 11 wounded in action (WIA),” Motuzianyk said at a briefing in Kyiv on Monday, a UNIAN correspondent reported. As UNIAN reported earlier, combined Russian-separatist...

    Lithuanian FM stands for maintaning anti-Russian sanctions
    Aug08

    Lithuanian FM stands for maintaning anti-Russian sanctions

    Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius supports the continuation of sanctions in connection with Russia`s annexation of Crimea. ”Eight years ago, Russia`s war in Georgia was meant to be a lesson to the world. RU annexing Crimea showed that was not the case. Sanctions must continue,” Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius wrote on...

    SBU detains two women, who informed militants about AFU positions, in Luhansk region
    Aug08

    SBU detains two women, who informed militants about AFU positions, in Luhansk region

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine and the National Police have detained two local women who informed militants about the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU), the SBU`s press center has reported. ”Two local women were regularly in contact with a representative of the terrorists and informed him about the number, locations and...

    ”Yefremov`s case”: Former ex-Regions Party faction MP Medianyk arrested
    Aug08

    ”Yefremov`s case”: Former ex-Regions Party faction MP Medianyk arrested

    Kyiv`s Pechersk District Court has satisfied the petition of the Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) on the 60-day custody of former Party of Regions MP Volodymyr Medianyk. The relevant decision was announced by Judge Iryna Lytvynova, according to a UNIAN correspondent. As stated in the court decision, the PGO`s petition should be satisfied, and...

    Ukrainian Parliament wants to recognize genocide of Ukrainians by Poland in 1919-1951
    Aug08

    Ukrainian Parliament wants to recognize genocide of Ukrainians by Poland in 1919-1951

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has registered a draft resolution ”On commemoration of victims of the genocide committed by the Polish government against Ukrainians in 1919-1951,” according to a post on the parliament`s website. The document stated, ”The declaration of independence of Poland on November 11, 1918, led to great joy and justice for...

    Ukrainian official explains why occupied Crimea suspended checkpoints on Sunday
    Aug08

    Ukrainian official explains why occupied Crimea suspended checkpoints on Sunday

    Deputy Minister for temporarily occupied territories in Ukraine George Tuka explained that the occupying authorities in Crimea had suspended traffic at checkpoints between the occupied peninsula and mainland Ukraine on Sunday due to the Russian military drills. ”According to information available — I`ve talked to Viktor Nazarenko, chief of...

    Deputy minister for occupied areas: Ukrainians won`t feel martial law
    Aug08

    Deputy minister for occupied areas: Ukrainians won`t feel martial law

    Deputy Minister for temporarily occupied territory in Ukraine George Tuka said Ukrainians will not feel any change if martial law is imposed, although, there are no urgent grounds, as of now, for its introduction. ”I don`t see any grounds. If we did not impose it when all these events began, I see no particular reason for it to be enforced now,”...

    SBU prevents blast at railway in Lviv region, one law enforcement officer injured
    Aug08

    SBU prevents blast at railway in Lviv region, one law enforcement officer injured

    Law enforcement officers prevented bombings at three sites of international rail links in Lviv region, the press center of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine has reported. In a special operation, officers found and detained five members of the terrorist group that planned to simultaneously blow up the railway tracks going in three different...

    Suicide blast targeting lawyers, media men at Quetta civil hospital leaves 52 dead
    Aug08

    Suicide blast targeting lawyers, media men at Quetta civil hospital leaves 52 dead

    At least 52 people including lawyers and media men were killed and dozens injured in a suicide blast at the Civil Hospital in southwestern city of Quetta on Monday morning, Dunya News reported. Graphic video footage from the scene showed bodies strewn on the ground, some still smoking, among pools of blood and shattered glass as shocked survivors...

    FT: NATO top brass urges political leaders to be as ready as soldiers
    Aug08

    FT: NATO top brass urges political leaders to be as ready as soldiers

    As NATO`s soldiers practice how to fight a war in Europe, its political leaders are practicing how to react to one, according to the Financial Times. In the wake of Russia`s annexation of Crimea two years ago, the world`s most powerful military alliance has sharply increased its focus on Europe, shoring up the defenses of its worried eastern...

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