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    EU to assist Ukraine with aviation legislation
    Aug01

    EU to assist Ukraine with aviation legislation

    The European Union (EU) will provide EUR 1.6 million in technical assistance to Ukraine under the framework of the EU Twinning project to help the country bring its legislation in the field of aerodromes certification, airports and airworthiness of aircraft in line with the relevant EU norms and standards, a UNIAN correspondent reported. The...

    French MPs visiting Crimea took part in infamous propaganda show: Human rights activist
    Aug01

    French MPs visiting Crimea took part in infamous propaganda show: Human rights activist

    French MPs, who visited the occupied territory of Crimea, not only violated the law of Ukraine, but also slandered the Crimean Tatars, human rights activist Yevhen Zakharov wrote on Facebook. ”Eleven French MPs not only violated Ukrainian legislation and international sanctions by their visit to Crimea this weekend, but also took part in the...

    Russian An-2 plane with three onboard goes missing in Novosibirsk region
    Aug01

    Russian An-2 plane with three onboard goes missing in Novosibirsk region

    An An-2 plane with three people onboard has went missing in Russia`s Siberian Novosibirsk region, a source in the local emergencies agencies told TASS on Sunday. ”The An-2 took off from Berdsk and was bound for Krasnoyarsk. Contact with the plane has been lost,” the source said, adding that a search operation has been launched. Meanwhile, a...

    Lack of progress in fight against corruption, media freedom, justice in Ukraine: Freedom House survey
    Aug01

    Lack of progress in fight against corruption, media freedom, justice in Ukraine: Freedom House survey

    The primary challenges in Ukraine remain the high level of corruption, the weakness of institutions tasked with ensuring the rule of law and the limitations on media freedom, as stated in the annual Nations in Transit-2016 survey, according to Freedom House`s research project on democracy in the 29 formerly communist countries from Central Europe...

    ISIS planning `dirty bomb` terror attack on Rio Olympics – media
    Aug01

    ISIS planning `dirty bomb` terror attack on Rio Olympics – media

    Terror group ISIS could target the Rio Olympics with a dirty bomb, it is feared, according to Mirror. United nations security experts have sent sophisticated detection equipment to Brazil to help combat any potential threat, Mirror.co.uk reports.The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has provided personal and portable radiation monitors...

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 85 times in last 24 hours
    Aug01

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 85 times in last 24 hours

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 85 times in the past 24 hours, including 37 times in the Donetsk sector, 35 times in the Luhansk sector and 13 times in the Mariupol sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. The Russian-backed forces continue to...

    Oil rises after month of steady decline but oversupply still weighs
    Aug01

    Oil rises after month of steady decline but oversupply still weighs

    Oil rose on Monday, driven by new orders as traders staked out positions at the start of the new month, but the market remains dogged by plentiful crude supplies, a flood of refined products, and a weakening economic outlook, Reuters reported. Brent crude was at $43.72 per barrel at 0440 GMT (12:40 a.m. ET), up 19 cents from its last close in...

    ISIS threaten Putin, Russia in chilling new YouTube video
    Aug01

    ISIS threaten Putin, Russia in chilling new YouTube video

    Islamic State militants have urged its members to carry out mass killings in Russia.In a nine-minute YouTube video, one of the terror group`s members called out Russian president Vladimir Putin as their next target, express.co.uk reported.The masked assailants addressed the camera, saying: ”Listen Putin, we will come to Russia and will kill you...

    Yatsenyuk on Trump`s Crimea statement: ”Breach of moral and civilized principles”
    Aug01

    Yatsenyuk on Trump`s Crimea statement: ”Breach of moral and civilized principles”

    Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk describes Donald Trump`s statement on Crimea as ”a breach of moral and civilized principles.” ”Donald Trump`s recent comments regarding Crimea and Putin during his ABC interview go beyond any form of domestic political campaigning. An official candidate for the United States presidential election...

    Russian militants attack Ukraine 39 times in last 24 hours, use artillery and grenade launchers
    Aug01

    Russian militants attack Ukraine 39 times in last 24 hours, use artillery and grenade launchers

    The hostilities in the ATO zone escalated yesterday, especially in the Donetsk sector. 39 attacks of Russia-backed militant groups took place there in the last 24 hours. A third of attacks happened in the vicinity of Avdiivka. Militants are shooting at our troops in the industrial area from mortar launchers and grenade launchers during the day,...

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