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    Mobilization to be announced immediately if situation deteriorates in Donbas: Turchynov
    Aug05

    Mobilization to be announced immediately if situation deteriorates in Donbas: Turchynov

    Mobilization will be announced immediately if there is serious deterioration in the situation in Donbas, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov stated at a briefing in Kyiv on Friday. ”The number of mobilized soldiers was reduced by more than 2.5 times during the first six months. In the second half of...

    Terrorist suspects in Europe got welfare benefits while plotting attacks – WSJ
    Aug05

    Terrorist suspects in Europe got welfare benefits while plotting attacks – WSJ

    Belgian financial investigators looking into recent terror plots have discovered a disturbing trend: Some of the suspects were collecting welfare benefits until shortly before they carried out their attacks, according to The Wall Street Journal. At least five of the alleged plotters in the Paris and Brussels terror attacks partly financed...

    Ukraine army gets over 10,000 samples of weapons, military equipment since early 2016
    Aug05

    Ukraine army gets over 10,000 samples of weapons, military equipment since early 2016

    The Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) have received more than 10,000 samples of weapons and military equipment since the beginning of the year, spokesman for the Defense Ministry Colonel Oleksiy Chernobay said at a briefing on Friday. ”Over the past week, state-owned enterprises delivered more than 150 samples of weapons and military equipment to the...

    Turchynov announces two scenarios that Russia can implement to try to conquer Ukraine
    Aug05

    Turchynov announces two scenarios that Russia can implement to try to conquer Ukraine

    Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov has announced two scenarios that Russia can implement to try to conquer Ukraine. ”The paradigm of ”hybrid war” is characterized by a high variance of methods with an overall integrated approach to their use,” he said at a briefing in Kyiv on Friday, a UNIAN...

    Obama: IS weakening but still threat
    Aug05

    Obama: IS weakening but still threat

    U.S. President Barack Obama says there have been gains against so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria but warned the group still poses a threat, according to the BBC. As the jihadist group lost ground, he said, there were signs it was shifting to attacks abroad, the BBC has reported. ”The possibility of a lone actor or a small cell that kills...

    Ukraine Cabinet seeks to monetize subsidies: Rozenko
    Aug05

    Ukraine Cabinet seeks to monetize subsidies: Rozenko

    The Ukrainian government is considering the possibility of monetizing subsidies which are left unused by households at the end of the heating season, according to the press service of Vice Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko. ”One of the options for improving the system of subsidies, and I reckon it will be introduced, is the monetization of the...

    WSJ: U.S. not persuaded to extradite imam over Turkey coup
    Aug05

    WSJ: U.S. not persuaded to extradite imam over Turkey coup

    U.S. officials don`t expect to extradite an imam Turkey blames for masterminding a failed coup because they aren`t convinced by the evidence Ankara has presented and are troubled by threatening public statements from Turkish officials, according to people familiar with the discussions, according to The Wall Street Journal. U.S. and Turkish...

    DHL cargo plane overshoots runway at Italian airport before crashing on to busy road
    Aug05

    DHL cargo plane overshoots runway at Italian airport before crashing on to busy road

    A DHL cargo jet plane has overshot at an Italian runway before crashing on to a busy road, according to the Daily Mail. The jet, which had flown from Paris in France, smashed through barriers before coming to rest in front of stunned motorists driving past Bergamo Airport in the country`s north, the Daily Mail reported. Emergency crews at the...

    Savchenko: Ukraine needs law on free possession of weapons to resolve situation
    Aug05

    Savchenko: Ukraine needs law on free possession of weapons to resolve situation

    Ukrainian MP Nadia Savchenko believes that a law on free possession of weapons should be framed to resolve the situation in Ukraine. According to Savchenko, the guns will not simply disappear from society if permission to carry weapons freely is not provided. She added that if a person with a legal weapon commits a crime, he must necessarily pay...

    Syrian group demands exchange for bodies of Russian air crew
    Aug05

    Syrian group demands exchange for bodies of Russian air crew

    A Syrian group said on Thursday it had the bodies of five people shot down in a Russian helicopter and demanded the release of prisoners in exchange for the corpses, Reuters has reported. The Russian military helicopter was downed in Syria`s rebel-held Idlib province on Monday, killing all five people on board in the biggest officially...

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