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    Ukraine breaks road construction contract with Italy after no work for 9 months
    Aug25

    Ukraine breaks road construction contract with Italy after no work for 9 months

    The State Automobile Roads Agency of Ukraine (Ukravtodor) on August 23, 2016, broke its contract with Italy`s TODINI Costruzioni Generali S.p.a. for the overhaul and renovation of the Lubny-Poltava stretch of the M-03 highway between Kyiv, Kharkiv and Dovzhansky. The Ukrainian side said the Italian contractor had not performed any activity at the...

    ”Putin`s son-in-law” family ranks among Russia`s richest clans
    Aug25

    ”Putin`s son-in-law” family ranks among Russia`s richest clans

    The Shamalov family, closely associated with Russian President Vladimir Putin, has for the first time entered the Forbes list of the richest families in Russia at fourth position, according to Forbes Russia. The combined wealth of Nikolay Shamalov and his son Kirill is estimated at US$ 2.4 billion, forbes.ru wrote. The chunk of Putin`s old friend...

    Steinmeier concerned about militant threats to OSCE observers in Ukraine
    Aug25

    Steinmeier concerned about militant threats to OSCE observers in Ukraine

    Following recent incidents targeting patrol teams of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) in the country`s east, OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and Germany Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued a statement. ”It is with great concern that I have learned that shots were again fired in the direction of an SMM team near...

    Ukrainian President: Putin wants all of my country – CNN
    Aug25

    Ukrainian President: Putin wants all of my country – CNN

    On the day of his country`s 25th anniversary of independence from the Soviet Union, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned that Russian President Vladimir Putin wanted ”the whole Ukraine” to be part of the ”Russian Empire.” ”It is absolutely the same situation like the Russian bombardment in Aleppo,” he told CNN`s Christiane Amanpour in an...

    Poroshenko: EU deal gradually compensating for Ukraine`s losses caused by Russia
    Aug25

    Poroshenko: EU deal gradually compensating for Ukraine`s losses caused by Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said the EU Association Agreement with Ukraine has begun to gradually compensate for the losses the country has sustained because of the war with Russia, according to a UNIAN correspondent. ”The Ukraine-EU Association Agreement is already working gradually to compensate for the incredible losses inflicted...

    Ukraine, Poland to extend economic cooperation
    Aug25

    Ukraine, Poland to extend economic cooperation

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at a meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda thanked the Polish partners and the European Union (EU) for maintaining a strong stand in condemning the Russian aggression against Ukraine and the illegal annexation of Crimea, while supporting sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence of the Ukrainian...

    Putin orders snap checks in Russian armed forces Aug 25-31
    Aug25

    Putin orders snap checks in Russian armed forces Aug 25-31

    A surprise combat readiness check has been announced in the Southern, Western and Central military districts, in the Northern Fleet and also in major commands of the Aerospace and Airborne Forces, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said on Thursday, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”Today another snap check has started in Russia in...

    Russian proxies intensify attacks on ATO forces on Independence Day
    Aug25

    Russian proxies intensify attacks on ATO forces on Independence Day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 85 times in the past 24 hours – 38 times in the Donetsk sector, 22 times in the Mariupol sector and 25 times in the Luhansk sector – according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters. In the Donetsk sector, the enemy fired 122mm...

    NYT: Norway will build a fence at its Arctic border with Russia
    Aug25

    NYT: Norway will build a fence at its Arctic border with Russia

    Norway is putting up a steel fence at a remote Arctic border post with Russia after an influx of migrants last year, sparking an outcry from refugees` rights groups and fears that cross-border ties with the former Cold War adversary will be harmed, according to The New York Times. The government says a new gate and a fence, about 660 feet long...

    Ukraine`s foreign ministry: No Ukrainians among Italy quake victims
    Aug25

    Ukraine`s foreign ministry: No Ukrainians among Italy quake victims

    Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reported that there were no Ukrainians among victims of a recent earthquake in Italy, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. ”Fortunately, there are no Ukrainian citizens among those who have died in Italy. Neither are there Ukrainians among the injured,” spokesperson for the ministry Oresta...

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