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    Ukraine, Canada strike free trade deal
    Jul11

    Ukraine, Canada strike free trade deal

    Ukraine and Canada have signed a free trade agreement, in the presence of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, according to a UNIAN correspondent.Ukraine`s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade estimates that the free trade agreement will clear the way for the removal of trade restrictions and...

    Ukraine`s underground gas stocks grow to 9.8 bcm
    Jul11

    Ukraine`s underground gas stocks grow to 9.8 bcm

    The supply of natural gas in Ukraine`s underground storage facilities grew from July 2 to July 9 by 115 million cubic meters (mcm), or 1.2%, to 9.844 billion cubic meters (bcm), according to Ukrtransgaz, the operator of Ukraine`s gas transportation system.As of July 9, the average daily volume of gas being pumped into the underground storage...

    Airbus said close to $7.5 bln A320neo deal from GoAir – Bloomberg
    Jul11

    Airbus said close to $7.5 bln A320neo deal from GoAir – Bloomberg

    Airbus Group SE is in discussions with Go Airlines India Pvt. regarding the purchase of about 70 A320neo planes worth around $7.5 billion at list prices, according to people familiar with the situation, Bloomberg reported.An announcement could come as early as this week at the Farnborough Air Show in England, though talks may extend further into...

    Prosecutor General Lutsenko reveals ”amber mafia” schemes in Rivne region
    Jul11

    Prosecutor General Lutsenko reveals ”amber mafia” schemes in Rivne region

    Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has announced details of the investigation and arrests of suspects belonging to the so-called amber mafia in Rivne region, saying that phone taps had helped to identify the criminals and prove the key role Deputy Prosecutor General in Rivne region Andriy Borovyk played in that case, according to TV news...

    EU allocates EUR 3 mln for agriculture development in Ukraine
    Jul11

    EU allocates EUR 3 mln for agriculture development in Ukraine

    The European Union has allocated EUR 3 million to assist Ukraine in carrying out projects as part of the 2020 Agriculture Development Strategy, Deputy Agrarian Policy and Food Minister Vladyslava Rutytska told UNIAN.”The project is designed for three years. The European Commission will provide technical assistance and help in the implementation...

    Several drones intercepted over Warsaw during NATO Summit
    Jul11

    Several drones intercepted over Warsaw during NATO Summit

    Poland`s Defense Minister, Antoni Macierewicz, said violations of Warsaw`s air space occurred during the two-day top-level NATO meeting on July 8-9, despite restrictions on flights over the Polish capital during the summit, Radio Poland reported.Macierewicz noted that the violations were related to the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)....

    Donbas sees escalation amid 94 militant barrages yesterday
    Jul11

    Donbas sees escalation amid 94 militant barrages yesterday

    Eastern Ukraine saw a military escalation yesterday when Russian-backed militants mounted 94 attacks on Ukrainian troops along the entire contact line, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters.”The largest number of barrages was recorded in the Donetsk sector. The enemy used banned 152mm artillery systems...

    North Korea threatens `physical response` against U.S. THAAD system deployment
    Jul11

    North Korea threatens `physical response` against U.S. THAAD system deployment

    North Korea`s military said on Monday it will make a ”physical response” to moves by the United States and South Korea to deploy the advanced THAAD missile defense system on the Korean peninsula, Reuters reported.The United States and South Korea said on Friday that the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system will be used...

    Dzhemilev sees no military solution to regaining Crimea
    Jul11

    Dzhemilev sees no military solution to regaining Crimea

    Ukrainian President`s Envoy for the Crimean Tatar people and leader of the Crimean Tatar people, Ukrainian MP Mustafa Dzhemilev, says Ukraine does not see the possibility of retaking the Russian-annexed Crimea through military actions.Dzhemilev made this statement during an interview with the Voice of America`s Russian Service.In discussing how...

    Paris police make 40 arrests in Euro 2016 riots
    Jul11

    Paris police make 40 arrests in Euro 2016 riots

    Some 40 people were arrested outside Paris`s fan zone both before and after France`s defeat to Portugal in the Euro 2016 soccer tournament final on Sunday, Germany`s news broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) reported.Police were forced to use tear gas after revelers denied access to the Eiffel Tower open viewing began throwing bottles and setting...

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