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    Ukraine calls on world to prevent recurrence of genocide of Crimean Tatar people
    Aug09

    Ukraine calls on world to prevent recurrence of genocide of Crimean Tatar people

    Ukraine has called on the international community to prevent a recurrence of the genocide of the Crimean Tatar people who were forcefully deported 70 years ago, according to a statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on the occasion of the International Day of World`s Indigenous People. ”We appeal to the international community to...

    Ukrainian prosecutors invite country leaders, including president, for interviews
    Aug09

    Ukrainian prosecutors invite country leaders, including president, for interviews

    The Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) has invited Ukrainian leaders, including President Petro Poroshenko, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Oleksandr Turchynov, Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko, Zakarpattia Governor Hennadiy Moskal, and former Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk for interviews as part of an investigation into...

    Witnesses share footage of Russia army trucks moving across occupied Crimea
    Aug09

    Witnesses share footage of Russia army trucks moving across occupied Crimea

    Witnesses have videotaped a convoy of Russian military trucks moving across Russia-occupied Crimea and uploaded two pieces of the footage from a car recorder on YouTube. The Russian occupiers are relocating army trucks in Crimea / Screenshot According to the captions, the convoy moves along a detour road between Simferopol and Yalta. ”Russia`s...

    Ukraine makes Russia another request for extradition of political prisoners Klykh, Karpiuk
    Aug09

    Ukraine makes Russia another request for extradition of political prisoners Klykh, Karpiuk

    Ukraine has made Russia another request for the extradition of political prisoners Stanislav Klykh and Mykola Karpiuk, First Deputy Minister of Justice Natalia Sevostianova said in an interview with 112 Ukraine TV Channel. According to Sevostianova, around 10 requests for the extradition of Ukrainian political prisoners have already been made to...

    Rada receives proposal to introduce obligatory health insurance in 2018
    Aug09

    Rada receives proposal to introduce obligatory health insurance in 2018

    Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Healthcare and MP Olha Bohomolets has submitted to the Verkhovna Rada a draft law on the introduction of compulsory state social health insurance in Ukraine from January 1, 2018. According to the Verkhovna Rada website, the relevant document was submitted on August 2. ”Rapid deterioration in the...

    UN urges truce in Aleppo to provide humanitarian assistance
    Aug09

    UN urges truce in Aleppo to provide humanitarian assistance

    With more than two million people impacted by the fighting in and around war-ravaged Aleppo, where wide swaths of the area are now without power and water supplies are dwindling, the United Nations urgently called for a humanitarian pause in the hostilities to enable immediate access to repair the electricity and water networks, and provide...

    Ukrainian athlete Kharlan wins bronze medal in fencing women`s sabre
    Aug09

    Ukrainian athlete Kharlan wins bronze medal in fencing women`s sabre

    Ukraine bagged its first bronze medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro when 25-year-old athlete Olha Kharlan from the Ukrainian city of Mykolaiv won her bout in the Fencing Women`s Sabre individual competition against France`s Manon Brunet late on Monday. The score in the bronze medal bout was 15:10. Earlier, Kharlan beat Mexico`s...

    Syria: MSF-supported hospital in Idlib governorate destroyed by bombing
    Aug09

    Syria: MSF-supported hospital in Idlib governorate destroyed by bombing

    A busy hospital that served as a reference center for pediatric patients in the town of Millis, in Syria`s Idlib governorate, was destroyed by aerial bombing on Saturday, killing 13 people and depriving 70,000 people of essential medical care, according to the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 47 times in last day, use artillery in Shyrokyne
    Aug09

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 47 times in last day, use artillery in Shyrokyne

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 47 times in the past 24 hours, including 20 times in the Mariupol sector, 16 times in the Donetsk sector and 11 times in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers...

    Reuters: U.S. urges Russia to halt Syria sieges; Russia slams aid politicization
    Aug09

    Reuters: U.S. urges Russia to halt Syria sieges; Russia slams aid politicization

    The United Nations Security Council must not allow civilians on both sides of the Syrian city of Aleppo to be cut off from humanitarian aid, the United States said on Monday as Russia accused Washington of politicizing a humanitarian issue, according to Reuters. The United States, Britain, France, New Zealand and Ukraine organized an informal...

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