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    Activists gather outside Kyiv to prevent religious march from entering (Photo)
    Jul25

    Activists gather outside Kyiv to prevent religious march from entering (Photo)

    Activists gathered at the entry to the town of Boryspil in Kyiv region on the morning of July 25 to prevent those participating in the religious march of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate from entering the city of Kyiv.The activists were holding Ukraine`s national flag and the red and black banners of the Organization of...

    Russia builds drill towers on Ukrainian gas fields in Black Sea (video)
    Jul25

    Russia builds drill towers on Ukrainian gas fields in Black Sea (video)

    Ukrainian border aircraft have recorded and confirmed the deployment of jack-up drilling rigs, fixed platforms and support vessels under the Russian flag in the Odesa and Holitsyn gas fields, according to the press service of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine.”The presence of supply vessels under the flag of the Russian Federation on the...

    Ukraine reports 3 KIA, 3 WIA in past 24 hours
    Jul25

    Ukraine reports 3 KIA, 3 WIA in past 24 hours

    Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed and another three were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to a spokesman for the Ukrainian Presidential Administration.”There were three killed in action (KIA) and 16 wounded in action (WIA),” Andriy Lysenko, administration spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation issues,...

    Odesa Port-Side Chemical Plant posts loss of UAH 244 mln in H1
    Jul25

    Odesa Port-Side Chemical Plant posts loss of UAH 244 mln in H1

    Ukraine`s chemical giant Odesa Port-Side Chemical Plant, whose 99.5% stake is to be offered for repeat sale in October 2016, posted UAH 243.9 million in net loss for the January-June 2016 period, according to the information disclosure system of Ukraine`s National Securities and the Stock Market Commission.In the first half of 2015, the company...

    Ukraine to use compliance questionnaires to remove unsatisfactory prosecutors
    Jul25

    Ukraine to use compliance questionnaires to remove unsatisfactory prosecutors

    The Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine (PGO) has published prosecutor compliance questionnaires, which were introduced by Chief Prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko to purge the department of unsatisfactory personnel.The documents are available on the PGO website.Larysa Sargan, Lutsenko`s press secretary, on Monday posted on Facebook that ”providing...

    Fort Myers nightclub shooting: two dead, at least 14 others wounded
    Jul25

    Fort Myers nightclub shooting: two dead, at least 14 others wounded

    At least two people were killed and more than a dozen others injured in a shooting outside of a Florida nightclub early Monday, officials said, according to NBC News.The gunshots were fired in the parking lot of Club Blu in Fort Myers at around 12:30 a.m. ET, NBC News reports.Fort Myers Police Department said in a statement that ”at least 14-16...

    Ukraine builds up underground gas stocks to 10.25 bln cubic meters
    Jul25

    Ukraine builds up underground gas stocks to 10.25 bln cubic meters

    Ukraine has accumulated 10.254 billion cubic meters of gas in its underground storage facilities as of July 23, up from the 9.993 billion cubic meters recorded till July 16, according to Ukrtransgaz, operator of Ukraine`s gas transport system.The daily amount of gas pumped into the underground storage facilities as of July 23 was about 43.6...

    Ukraine toughens penalties for drunk driving: Minimum fine UAH 10,000
    Jul25

    Ukraine toughens penalties for drunk driving: Minimum fine UAH 10,000

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed into law harsher penalties for driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or other medicines, according to Bill No. 4373, posted on the official website of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.In particular, if the driver is prosecuted for drunk driving for the first time, he will be fined UAH 10,200...

    Ukraine boosts daily gas imports from Slovakia
    Jul25

    Ukraine boosts daily gas imports from Slovakia

    As part of preparations for the upcoming heating season, Ukraine has boosted the import of natural gas from Slovakia by 22.7% to 22.1 million cubic meters of gas per 24 hours from July 23, against the previous 18 million cubic meters, according to Eustream, operator of Slovakia`s gas transport system.Simultaneously, Ukraine, on July 23, imported...

    WADA `disappointed` by IOC decision on Russia
    Jul25

    WADA `disappointed` by IOC decision on Russia

    The International Olympic Committee`s decision to reject calls to ban all Russian competitors from the Rio Olympics could lead to ”lesser protection for clean athletes,” the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Sunday, according to Reuters.The global anti-doping agency said it stood by its earlier recommendation that the International Olympic...

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