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    SBU prevents blast at railway in Lviv region, one law enforcement officer injured
    Aug08

    SBU prevents blast at railway in Lviv region, one law enforcement officer injured

    Law enforcement officers prevented bombings at three sites of international rail links in Lviv region, the press center of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine has reported. In a special operation, officers found and detained five members of the terrorist group that planned to simultaneously blow up the railway tracks going in three different...

    Suicide blast targeting lawyers, media men at Quetta civil hospital leaves 52 dead
    Aug08

    Suicide blast targeting lawyers, media men at Quetta civil hospital leaves 52 dead

    At least 52 people including lawyers and media men were killed and dozens injured in a suicide blast at the Civil Hospital in southwestern city of Quetta on Monday morning, Dunya News reported. Graphic video footage from the scene showed bodies strewn on the ground, some still smoking, among pools of blood and shattered glass as shocked survivors...

    FT: NATO top brass urges political leaders to be as ready as soldiers
    Aug08

    FT: NATO top brass urges political leaders to be as ready as soldiers

    As NATO`s soldiers practice how to fight a war in Europe, its political leaders are practicing how to react to one, according to the Financial Times. In the wake of Russia`s annexation of Crimea two years ago, the world`s most powerful military alliance has sharply increased its focus on Europe, shoring up the defenses of its worried eastern...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 61 times in last day amid escalation
    Aug08

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 61 times in last day amid escalation

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 61 times in the past 24 hours, using banned heavy artillery systems, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. Most of enemy attacks – 32 instances – were recorded in the Mariupol sector, the ATO HQ`s press service...

    Erdogan says talks with Putin to open new page in bilateral relations
    Aug08

    Erdogan says talks with Putin to open new page in bilateral relations

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he hopes his forthcoming talks with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Russia`s St. Petersburg ”will open up a new page in relations between the two countries,” according to Russian news agency TASS. Ahead of his visit to Russia, the Turkish leader gave an interview to TASS First Deputy Director General...

    Ukraine, Indonesia agree to begin consultations on free trade area
    Aug08

    Ukraine, Indonesia agree to begin consultations on free trade area

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo have agreed to begin consultations on a free trade area between the two countries, according to the Ukrainian president`s administration. ”We`ve agreed to begin consultations on FTA with President Widodo,” Poroshenko said in an interview to CNN Indonesia. Poroshenko...

    Reuters: Oil rises on renewed output freeze talks, but fundamentals remain weak
    Aug08

    Reuters: Oil rises on renewed output freeze talks, but fundamentals remain weak

    Oil prices rose in early trading on Monday, lifted by reports of renewed talks by some members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to restrain output, according to Reuters. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were at $41.90 per barrel at 0411 GMT (12:11 a.m. ET), up 10 cents from their last close....

    Number of foreign tourists in Kyiv 9.3% up in H1
    Aug08

    Number of foreign tourists in Kyiv 9.3% up in H1

    The number of foreign tourists who visited Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, in the first half of 2016, grew by 9.3% year-over-year, to 513,400 people, according to head of Kyiv City State Administration`s tourism department Anton Taranenko, who quoted the State Border Service of Ukraine. Most of the tourists who visited Kyiv in the first six months...

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed, four wounded on Saturday
    Aug08

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed, four wounded on Saturday

    Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed, another four were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine on Saturday, August 6, according to a Ukrainian presidential spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) issues. ”Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed in action (KIA), and four were wounded in action (WIA) in ongoing fights in the past day,”...

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine 1.08 – 07.08 2016
    Aug07

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine 1.08 – 07.08 2016

    Georgia Caucasus Strategic Studies Institute (Georgia) : Russians crawl. Are Ukraine ready to open war with Russia. – 7 August 2016, 12:38 Transitions Online (EU) : Chisinau Grumbles at Russian Military Exercises in Transdniester – 5 August 2016, 17:38 Transitions Online (EU) : Poland Won’t Lift Restrictions on Kaliningrad...

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