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    Russian troops attacked in Donbas 67 times in last 24 hours
    Aug11

    Russian troops attacked in Donbas 67 times in last 24 hours

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 67 times in the past 24 hours, including 32 times in the Mariupol sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. The militants used banned 122mm heavy artillery systems twice on the village of Vodiane, having launched...

    President Poroshenko comments on Russia`s terrorism accusations against Ukraine
    Aug11

    President Poroshenko comments on Russia`s terrorism accusations against Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has stated Russia`s terrorism accusations against Ukraine are fantasy and serve merely as a pretext for more military threats against the country, the presidential press service reported. ”Russian accusations that Ukraine has launched terror attacks in the occupied Crimea are equally cynical and insane as its...

    Russian media reports on 7 ”saboteurs” arrested in occupied Crimea
    Aug11

    Russian media reports on 7 ”saboteurs” arrested in occupied Crimea

    Seven people are reported to have been arrested on charges of preparing acts of sabotage in Crimea, Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported citing a source in law enforcement agencies. ”Seven people have been detained, including the coordinators from Crimea – local agents,” the report read. Earlier, Russia`s Federal Security Service (FSB)...

    Ukraine buys Russian buses worth UAH 78 million
    Aug10

    Ukraine buys Russian buses worth UAH 78 million

    The buses that Ukraine has bought have been marked as ”domestically produced,” according to Ukrainian news broadcaster TSN. The report says the buses are produced in Russia and imported from the aggressor country. They are later re-equipped in Ukraine into school buses. Volunteers, who have been investigating shady dealings, have reported about...

    Putin comments on alleged killing of Russian soldiers in Crimea
    Aug10

    Putin comments on alleged killing of Russian soldiers in Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow will not ignore incidents in which two soldiers were killed while preventing an alleged Ukrainian terror plot targeting the Crimean peninsula, an UNIAN correspondent in Russia reported. ”Apparently, people who have taken power in their hands in Kyiv and continue to hang on to it, instead of searching...

    Ukraine`s Defense Ministry comments on Russian FSB`s accusation of attack on Crimea
    Aug10

    Ukraine`s Defense Ministry comments on Russian FSB`s accusation of attack on Crimea

    The Ukrainian Defense Ministry has dismissed the information from the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) that the Ukrainian Defense Ministry`s intelligence units are involved in subversive activity in Crimea. ”Such allegations by the FSB are nothing but an attempt to justify the redeployment and aggression of the Russian Federation troops in...

    Reuters: Pressure mounts to reject Trump amid fallout from gun-rights remark
    Aug10

    Reuters: Pressure mounts to reject Trump amid fallout from gun-rights remark

    Pressure from high-profile Republicans and rank-and-file voters mounted on Wednesday to reject Donald Trump`s candidacy as his campaign dealt with fallout from his remark that gun rights activists could stop Hillary Clinton from nominating liberal U.S. Supreme Court justices, Reuters reported. Nearly one-fifth of 396 registered Republicans in a...

    Russia`s FSB announces detention of ”Ukrainian spy” allegedly planning attacks in Crimea
    Aug10

    Russia`s FSB announces detention of ”Ukrainian spy” allegedly planning attacks in Crimea

    Russia`s Federal Security Service (FSB) has reported the detention of a ”Ukrainian intelligence officer” who was allegedly planning terrorist attacks in occupied Crimea, according to a statement published on the FSB official website. ”One of the organizers of possible terrorist attacks is Yevhen Panov, born in 1977, resident of Zaporizhia region...

    Ukraine urgently evacuates citizens from Aleppo
    Aug10

    Ukraine urgently evacuates citizens from Aleppo

    The Ukrainian Embassy in Syria is urging its citizens to flee the combat areas following the worsening security situation in Aleppo, the Ukrainian diplomatic mission wrote on Facebook. The embassy and the honorary general consulate in Aleppo have organized the evacuation of Ukrainian citizens from Aleppo to Ukraine via Damascus and Beirut. For...

    Ukrainian banks post loss of over UAH 9 bln since start of year
    Aug10

    Ukrainian banks post loss of over UAH 9 bln since start of year

    Solvent Ukrainian banks posted a loss of UAH 9.184 billion since the beginning of the year, while the loss incurred by insolvent banks is estimated at UAH 168 million, according to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU). The total loss incurred by Ukraine`s banking sector in the first half of 2016 amounted to UAH 9.353 billion. NBU said 34 banks were...

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