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    Obama on Russia`s aggression: We`re going to stay united in NATO
    Aug02

    Obama on Russia`s aggression: We`re going to stay united in NATO

    U.S. President Barack Obama has said the United States is committed to protecting its NATO allies in the face of Russia`s aggressive actions. ”In the face of Russian aggression, we`re not going turn our back on our allies in Europe. We`re going to stay united in NATO, which is the world`s strongest alliance,” Obama told the Disabled American...

    Russia must restrain itself, Assad from offensive Syria strikes: Kerry
    Aug02

    Russia must restrain itself, Assad from offensive Syria strikes: Kerry

    The United States called on Russia and the Syrian government on Monday to refrain from offensive operations in Syria, as fighting continued on the day U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry hoped a political transition could begin, according to Reuters. Asked if he was dismayed August 1 had come without a political transition to help end Syria`s...

    These 4 things could trigger the next crisis in Europe – Credit Suisse
    Aug02

    These 4 things could trigger the next crisis in Europe – Credit Suisse

    Credit Suisse has identified four crunch points that could bring about another crisis in Europe, Business Insider reported. In a ”Global Equity Strategy” note sent to clients, the investment bank says: ”Most U.S. clients believe there will be another flare-up of the European political/economic crisis.” The bank highlighted four key events that...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 54 times in last 24 hours, hot spot in Donetsk sector
    Aug02

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 54 times in last 24 hours, hot spot in Donetsk sector

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 54 times in the past 24 hours, including 36 times in the Donetsk sector, 14 times in the Mariupol sector and four times in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size ”In the...

    Trump: Taking back Crimea would trigger World War III
    Aug02

    Trump: Taking back Crimea would trigger World War III

    World War III would break out if the United States were to intervene and take back Crimea from Russia on behalf of Ukraine, Donald Trump declared Monday, in his latest statement explaining his assessment of the geopolitical situation, according to politico.eu. Trump mocked media coverage of his interview with ABC`s George Stephanopoulos that...

    Bloomberg: Putin`s economy is stuck and he doesn`t know how to get it going
    Aug02

    Bloomberg: Putin`s economy is stuck and he doesn`t know how to get it going

    Vladimir Putin`s economy has been shrinking for 18 months but he still doesn`t have a plan to get it going again, according to Bloomberg. ”After focusing almost exclusively on foreign policy since early 2014, the need to get the economy back into gear is forcing the Russian president to face a painful choice: bow to the demands of the markets or...

    France`s foreign ministry responds to French MPs` visit to occupied Crimea
    Aug02

    France`s foreign ministry responds to French MPs` visit to occupied Crimea

    France`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued an official statement to comment on a recent visit by French parliamentarians to the Russian-occupied Crimea. ”Calling borders into question is contrary to international law. That is why the international community, the EU, and France do not recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea,” the ministry...

    Poroshenko to go to Malaysia on first official visit, make state visit to Indonesia
    Aug02

    Poroshenko to go to Malaysia on first official visit, make state visit to Indonesia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will go on his first official visit to Malaysia this week; he is also scheduled to make a state visit to Indonesia, according to the presidential administration. The visit to Malaysia is slated for August 3-5, 2016, the administration`s press service said.”The agenda of the first visit in the history of...

    Kyiv court puts Yanukovych`s ally Yefremov behind bars for two months
    Aug01

    Kyiv court puts Yanukovych`s ally Yefremov behind bars for two months

    Kyiv`s Pechersky district court has decided that Oleksandr Yefremov, the former chairman of the Regions Party parliamentary faction and an ally of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, should be held on remand for two months, according to an UNIAN correspondent.The ruling was announced by investigative judge of the court Volodymyr...

    Ukrainian farmers gather 31 mln tonnes of grain by August 1

    Ukrainian farmers had threshed 31 million tonnes of grain by August 1, 2016, from 8.1 million ha of land, which is 84% of the target, according to the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry`s press service. The average crop yield is 3.83 tonnes per hectare. The yield of wheat was 21.5 million tonnes from 5.2 million ha of land (84% of the target),...

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