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    Bloomberg: Trump`s NATO skepticism raises alarm for allies near Russia
    Jul21

    Bloomberg: Trump`s NATO skepticism raises alarm for allies near Russia

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump sent alarm rippling through Eastern Europe after he said the U.S. would only defend NATO states attacked by Russia if those nations ”have fulfilled their obligations to us,” his strongest comments to date on the military alliance`s future if he enters the White House, according to Bloomberg.”In an...

    Russian forces’ huge arsenal consisted of 23 tanks, 60 trucks, MLRS`s was spotted by OSCE SMM drone in occupied Donetsk
    Jul21

    Russian forces’ huge arsenal consisted of 23 tanks, 60 trucks, MLRS`s was spotted by OSCE SMM drone in occupied Donetsk

    Ambassador of the United States Daniel B. Baer to the OSCE Permanent Council, Vienna, has reported that an unmanned aerial vehicle of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) has recently spotted 23 combat tanks, 60 military trucks, multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) and other military hardware in the occupied city of Donetsk, eastern...

    High Council of Justice recommends dismissal of 113 judges
    Jul21

    High Council of Justice recommends dismissal of 113 judges

    The High Council of Justice has issued recommendations for the dismissal of 113 Ukrainian judges.The decision was taken at a Council meeting, the Council`s press service told UNIAN.A hundred and nine judges will be dismissed due to retirement, and four others decided to resign.A decision on the dismissal of three more judges was postponed, the...

    Irpin mayor doesn`t disclose his whereabouts after decision to detain him
    Jul21

    Irpin mayor doesn`t disclose his whereabouts after decision to detain him

    Irpin Mayor Volodymyr Karpliuk says he doesn`t want to disclose his whereabouts after he learnt about an order to detain him, claiming the decision is politicized, according to Channel 112 UA.”I haven`t fled anywhere. I don`t want to disclose my whereabouts as I learnt at night that there is a clear political order to detain Karpliuk for 60 days,...

    Ukraine to sue Russia over gas extraction in Black Sea
    Jul21

    Ukraine to sue Russia over gas extraction in Black Sea

    Minister of temporarily occupied territories and IDPs Vadym Chernysh said the extraction of gas by the Russian Federation in Ukraine`s exclusive maritime zone in the Black Sea will be the subject of disputes.The minister stated that a meeting was held on July 20, chaired by First Deputy Prime Minister Stepan Kubiv, during which all departments...

    ”Slight” delay in cooperation with IMF – Finance minister
    Jul21

    ”Slight” delay in cooperation with IMF – Finance minister

    There is a ”slight” delay in cooperation between Ukraine and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) ahead of the disbursement of the third loan tranche, Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk said at an expert forum in Kyiv.The minister also noted that such delays are not unusual in the cooperation process and will not jeopardize further...

    General Electric signs cooperation agreement with major Ukranian enterprises
    Jul21

    General Electric signs cooperation agreement with major Ukranian enterprises

    American diversified conglomerate General Electric (GE) signed today, July 21, a Memorandum of Cooperation with public joint-stock company Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia) and Ukrainian aircraft manufacturing and services company Antonov, Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan posted on Facebook.”The memorandum with Ukrzaliznytsia provides...

    Turkey to suspend European Convention on Human Rights
    Jul21

    Turkey to suspend European Convention on Human Rights

    Turkey will temporarily suspend the implementation of its obligations emanating from the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) in line with the declaration of a state of emergency in the country, a senior government official has said, while assuring that fundamental rights and freedoms will not be affected during this period, according to...

    Sea Breeze 2016: Video shows Ukrainian border guards air dropped without parachutes
    Jul21

    Sea Breeze 2016: Video shows Ukrainian border guards air dropped without parachutes

    As part of the active phase of the Sea Breeze-2016 maritime multinational exercises, Ukraine`s naval border guards for the first time practiced airborne insert from a helicopter to the open sea without parachutes, Ukraine Today reported.Odesa paratroopers were airdropped from a 7-meter height from a helicopter flying with a speed of about 30 km /...

    Energy Ministry plans to allocate UAH1 bln to support state coal mines
    Jul21

    Energy Ministry plans to allocate UAH1 bln to support state coal mines

    The Ukrainian Ministry of Energy and Coal Mining has prepared a bill on amending the state budget to provide for the allocation of UAH 1 billion in financial support to state-owned coal mines, the ministry`s press service reported.The draft bill has already been considered by the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Fuel and Energy Complex, Nuclear Policy...

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