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    Uzbek government denies its report about President Karimov`s death
    Sep02

    Uzbek government denies its report about President Karimov`s death

    The government of Uzbekistan claims it has not reported about Uzbek President Islam Karimov`s death. Prior to that, Russian media distributed the breaking news that Karimov had died, referring to an official confirmation allegedly posted on the Uzbek government`s website, thought the site was not accessible. ”At the moment, no reports about the...

    English translation of audio evidence of Putin`s Adviser Glazyev and other Russian politicians involvement in war in Ukraine
    Sep02
    EC ready to participate in Ukraine gas transport system modernization
    Sep02

    EC ready to participate in Ukraine gas transport system modernization

    The European Commission (EC) is prepared to participate in the modernization of the Ukrainian gas transport system, notwithstanding uncertainties regarding its future operations, a UNIAN correspondent reported, referring to Vice-President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic. ”It is in our common interest to modernize Ukraine`s gas transport system,”...

    Russian gas transit through Ukraine up by 19% since start of year
    Sep02

    Russian gas transit through Ukraine up by 19% since start of year

    Transit shipments of Russian gas via Ukraine to the European Union (EU) in January-July 2016 increased by 19% year-on-year to 50.2 billion cubic meters (bcm), according to Ukrtransgaz, operator of the country`s gas transportation system. In particular, transit supplies of Russian gas through Ukraine in August amounted to 6.949 bcm, 3.1% higher...

    Tu-154 crash near Smolensk was Moscow`s aim – Polish Defense Ministry
    Sep02

    Tu-154 crash near Smolensk was Moscow`s aim – Polish Defense Ministry

    On September 2, Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz said that previously unknown information about the plane crash near Smolensk in 2010, which killed 96 people including Polish President Lech Kaczynski, would be disclosed soon. In an interview with Rzeczpospolita, Macierewicz pointed out that the disclosures are based upon new recordings...

    Ukraine builds up troops, strengthens air defense system: Defense Ministry reports
    Sep02

    Ukraine builds up troops, strengthens air defense system: Defense Ministry reports

    Ukraine has improved its air defense system and increased the number of troops in each branch of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Defense Ministry Spokesperson Colonel Oleksiy Chernobay said at a briefing on Friday, according to a UNIAN correspondent. ”The air defense system in the eastern and southern regions has been improved, taking into account...

    No breakthrough in Sheremet`s murder, police say
    Sep02

    No breakthrough in Sheremet`s murder, police say

    Hundreds of witnesses have been questioned during the investigation into the murder of renowned journalist Pavlo Sheremet, but no breakthrough has been made, Chief of the National Police of Ukraine Khatia Dekanoidze told journalists in Kyiv, according to a UNIAN correspondent. ”You cannot imagine what a great job has been done by investigators....

    The Times: Russia `plans troop surge in Ukraine`
    Sep02

    The Times: Russia `plans troop surge in Ukraine`

    Russia is preparing to increase the number of troops it has deployed to east Ukraine by a third as part of a long-term strategy to destroy the country, according to a senior Ukrainian commander. In an interview with The Times, Colonel-General Viktor Muzhenko said that the Kremlin was funneling more soldiers over the border while amassing tens of...

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 26.75 to dollar on interbank market
    Sep02

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 26.75 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Friday fell to UAH 26.65/26.75 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent. Hryvnia quotes against the euro have settled at UAH 29.7950/29.9060, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH 0.4040/0.4060....

    Kyiv court issues arrest warrant for Russian defense minister
    Sep02

    Kyiv court issues arrest warrant for Russian defense minister

    The Kyiv Pechersk District Court has issued an arrest warrant for Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu. The court ruling was made on August 26 and published on Thursday, Russian news agency TASS reported. ”The warrant expires on February 26, 2017, or from the moment the suspect arrives,” the court stated. On August 8, the Prosecutor General`s...

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