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    Kyiv to host Eurovision-2017
    Sep09

    Kyiv to host Eurovision-2017

    On September 9, the organizing committee on preparation and holding of Eurovision-2017 at last contacted the city that will host the song contest in Ukraine. According to Zurab Alasania, head of the National Television Company of Ukraine, Kyiv received 19 votes from members of the organizing committee, while Odesa received only two votes. The...

    Antonov to not allow technical maintenance of AN aircraft operated in Russia by other companies
    Sep09

    Antonov to not allow technical maintenance of AN aircraft operated in Russia by other companies

    Ukraine`s state-owned enterprise Antonov, the only Ukrainian designer and manufacturer of cargo and passenger planes, is prepared to ban Russian airlines from operating aircraft of the AN series outside the Russian Federation, in case of copyright infringement or refusal of the Russian operators from aircraft technical maintenance services,...

    4 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas in the past 24 hours
    Sep09

    4 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas in the past 24 hours

    Four Ukrainian soldiers were killed and four others injured in fighting in the Donbas conflict in the past 24 hours, Ukrainian news service TSN reported, citing its own sources. One of the injured is in serious condition, but stable. Despite the pronounced ceasefire, the militants fired rocket-propelled grenades and machine guns in the town of...

    London Court to consider lawsuit over `Yanukovych debt` in January – Russian Finance Ministry
    Sep09

    London Court to consider lawsuit over `Yanukovych debt` in January – Russian Finance Ministry

    The London High Court hearings of a lawsuit concerning ”Yanukovych`s $3 billion debt” have been scheduled for January 17-20, Russian news agency TASS reported, referring to information from Deputy Finance Minister Sergey Storchak. ”The court hearings are scheduled for January 17-20. They will last three days,” TASS quoted Storchak as saying. As...

    Senior commander of the Syrian militants was killed near Aleppo – BBC
    Sep09

    Senior commander of the Syrian militants was killed near Aleppo – BBC

    A senior commander of the Syrian militant group formerly known as al-Nusra Front has been killed near Aleppo, rebel sources say, according to the BBC. The group Jabhat Fateh al-Sham said on its Twitter account that commander Abu Omar Sarakeb died in an air strike in Aleppo province, the BBC wrote. It did not say which country`s forces had carried...

    ”Silence mode in Donbas”:  Russian troops fire 120mm mortars, Ukraine army is restricted to open fire in response
    Sep09

    ”Silence mode in Donbas”: Russian troops fire 120mm mortars, Ukraine army is restricted to open fire in response

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 24 times in the past 24 hours, including 11 times in the Mariupol sector, seven times in the Donetsk sector and six times in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters (ATO HQ). In the Mariupol sector, the...

    Man severely beaten wearing Ukrainian symbols in occupied Crimea
    Sep09

    Man severely beaten wearing Ukrainian symbols in occupied Crimea

    A man has been severely beaten while wearing Ukrainian symbols as he rode a bicycle in the Russian-occupied city of Sevastopol. The man was attacked by a passerby, who then called for police officers. The video shows that the man who beat the Ukrainian citizen shook hands with the police officers when they arrived on the scene, according to...

    Russian defense minister arrives in Crimea for key stage of Caucasus-2016 drills
    Sep09

    Russian defense minister arrives in Crimea for key stage of Caucasus-2016 drills

    Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has arrived in Crimea that is due to host one of key stages of the Caucasus-2016 strategic command and staff drills on Friday, Russia`s Defense Ministry official spokesman Igor Konashenkov told reporters, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”The defense ministry`s head will personally inspect the actions...

    Norwegian border fence ”hot topic” in Russia
    Sep09

    Norwegian border fence ”hot topic” in Russia

    Last week work started on setting up a 200-meter-long fence along the border with Russia on Storskog in Sor-Varanger. The Russian media are closely monitoring, according to Norway Today. Border fences are being built across Europe. On Storskog a 3.5-meter-high wire fence was set up along the Norwegian-Russian border, Norway Today reported....

    Ukraine releases evidence of Russia`s seizure of Ukrainian Black Sea shelf. Video
    Sep09

    Ukraine releases evidence of Russia`s seizure of Ukrainian Black Sea shelf. Video

    The State Border Service of Ukraine has prepared evidence to prove Russia`s illegal acts near the Holytsynske and Odeske gas fields in the Black Sea. The evidence outlining Russian aggression, the seizure of facilities and property belonging to Ukraine, and illegal industrial activity near the Holytsynske and Odeske gas fields in the northwestern...

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