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    Less than 25% of liberated Donbas residents back economic, political alliance with Russia – poll
    Jul14

    Less than 25% of liberated Donbas residents back economic, political alliance with Russia – poll

    The results of newly released sociological research, entitled ”Features of the mindset and identity of the residents of the government-controlled and uncontrolled territories of Ukraine in Donetsk region,” were presented on Thursday by the analytical center, ”Think Tank Donbas,” at the UNIAN press center.In the survey, sociologists asked...

    EU energy chief: Maintaining gas transit via Ukraine is key for Nord Stream-2 talks
    Jul14

    EU energy chief: Maintaining gas transit via Ukraine is key for Nord Stream-2 talks

    Ensuring Ukraine remains a gas transit route is key to talks between Moscow and Brussels on the Nord Stream-2 pipeline, which would bypass Ukraine and give Russia another direct supply route to Europe, the European Union`s top energy official said, according to Reuters.”Ukraine is going through a difficult situation and the EU is trying to help...

    UN report on 2014-16 killings in Ukraine highlights ”rampant impunity”
    Jul14

    UN report on 2014-16 killings in Ukraine highlights ”rampant impunity”

    A new UN report released Thursday describes the widespread killings that have taken place in Ukraine since January 2014 and highlights the very limited accountability that has taken place, according to OHCHR.The report, which was prepared by the United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine, states that the armed conflict in certain...

    Ukrainian court of appeal acquits journalist sentenced for high treason
    Jul14

    Ukrainian court of appeal acquits journalist sentenced for high treason

    Ukrainian journalist Ruslan Kotsaba earlier charged with high treason for his public calls to ignore military draft was acquitted by the Court of Appeal in Ivano-Frankivsk region Thursday.Kotsaba`s lawyer in his final speech has stressed that the charges claiming the defendant allegedly impeding the activities of the armed forces of Ukraine are...

    Ukraine, Azerbaijan to restore Odesa-Brody pipeline project
    Jul14

    Ukraine, Azerbaijan to restore Odesa-Brody pipeline project

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discussed prospects of cooperation in fuel and energy sphere with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in the framework of the official visit to Azerbaijan, the Ukrainian president`s press service reported.”We have instructed to restore this [Odesa-Brody pipeline] project because Azerbaijan supplies very large...

    Rada ratifies Paris Climate Agreement
    Jul14

    Rada ratifies Paris Climate Agreement

    Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada has adopted a bill on the ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement, according to a UNIAN correspondent.Bill No. 0105 was supported by 279 of the 335 Members of Parliament registered in the session hall on Thursday.The agreement was signed on December 12, 2015, at the 21st conference of signatories to the UN Framework...

    Russia`s envoy to NATO claims no Russian military activity in Ukraine
    Jul14

    Russia`s envoy to NATO claims no Russian military activity in Ukraine

    Russia`s permanent representative to NATO, Alexander Grushko, claims there is no Russian military activity in Ukraine, adding that NATO`s recent decision taken at the Warsaw summit to step up their military presence along the Alliance`s eastern flank is counterproductive.”At any rate, there is no Russian military activity in Ukraine,” he told the...

    DW: IOM highlights refugee drownings
    Jul14

    DW: IOM highlights refugee drownings

    Drownings in the Mediterranean killed two-thirds of the 3,694 refugees who perished while trying to reach Europe since January, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported, according to Germany`s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle.Fatalities among refugees heading for Europe across the Mediterranean from Africa rose 18...

    One Ukrainian solider killed, six injured in Donbas in past 24 hours
    Jul14

    One Ukrainian solider killed, six injured in Donbas in past 24 hours

    One Ukrainian soldier was killed in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, while six others were wounded, according to presidential spokesman for ATO issues Oleksandr Motuzianyk.”One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and four were wounded in fighting in the past 24 hours. Another two were injured in a blast by a...

    Agrarian Minister names state enterprises for privatization
    Jul14

    Agrarian Minister names state enterprises for privatization

    Ukrainian Minister of Agrarian Policy Taras Kutovyi has announced which state enterprises will be the first to be put up for sale.”At least one important state-owned enterprise should be proposed in a memorandum for investors by the end of the year, and the proposal should  be submitted to the State Property Fund,” Kutovyi said, in an interview...

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