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    Turchynov announces two scenarios that Russia can implement to try to conquer Ukraine
    Aug05

    Turchynov announces two scenarios that Russia can implement to try to conquer Ukraine

    Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov has announced two scenarios that Russia can implement to try to conquer Ukraine. ”The paradigm of ”hybrid war” is characterized by a high variance of methods with an overall integrated approach to their use,” he said at a briefing in Kyiv on Friday, a UNIAN...

    Obama: IS weakening but still threat
    Aug05

    Obama: IS weakening but still threat

    U.S. President Barack Obama says there have been gains against so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria but warned the group still poses a threat, according to the BBC. As the jihadist group lost ground, he said, there were signs it was shifting to attacks abroad, the BBC has reported. ”The possibility of a lone actor or a small cell that kills...

    Ukraine Cabinet seeks to monetize subsidies: Rozenko
    Aug05

    Ukraine Cabinet seeks to monetize subsidies: Rozenko

    The Ukrainian government is considering the possibility of monetizing subsidies which are left unused by households at the end of the heating season, according to the press service of Vice Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko. ”One of the options for improving the system of subsidies, and I reckon it will be introduced, is the monetization of the...

    WSJ: U.S. not persuaded to extradite imam over Turkey coup
    Aug05

    WSJ: U.S. not persuaded to extradite imam over Turkey coup

    U.S. officials don`t expect to extradite an imam Turkey blames for masterminding a failed coup because they aren`t convinced by the evidence Ankara has presented and are troubled by threatening public statements from Turkish officials, according to people familiar with the discussions, according to The Wall Street Journal. U.S. and Turkish...

    DHL cargo plane overshoots runway at Italian airport before crashing on to busy road
    Aug05

    DHL cargo plane overshoots runway at Italian airport before crashing on to busy road

    A DHL cargo jet plane has overshot at an Italian runway before crashing on to a busy road, according to the Daily Mail. The jet, which had flown from Paris in France, smashed through barriers before coming to rest in front of stunned motorists driving past Bergamo Airport in the country`s north, the Daily Mail reported. Emergency crews at the...

    Savchenko: Ukraine needs law on free possession of weapons to resolve situation
    Aug05

    Savchenko: Ukraine needs law on free possession of weapons to resolve situation

    Ukrainian MP Nadia Savchenko believes that a law on free possession of weapons should be framed to resolve the situation in Ukraine. According to Savchenko, the guns will not simply disappear from society if permission to carry weapons freely is not provided. She added that if a person with a legal weapon commits a crime, he must necessarily pay...

    Syrian group demands exchange for bodies of Russian air crew
    Aug05

    Syrian group demands exchange for bodies of Russian air crew

    A Syrian group said on Thursday it had the bodies of five people shot down in a Russian helicopter and demanded the release of prisoners in exchange for the corpses, Reuters has reported. The Russian military helicopter was downed in Syria`s rebel-held Idlib province on Monday, killing all five people on board in the biggest officially...

    Man dies from injuries three weeks after Nice attack
    Aug05

    Man dies from injuries three weeks after Nice attack

    A man died on Thursday from injuries suffered three weeks earlier in the truck attack on crowds in the Riviera city of Nice, bringing the death toll to 85, authorities said, according to Reuters. Pierre Hattermann`s wife Francoise and son were killed in the attack, and his 14-year-old daughter is still in hospital, according to French newspaper...

    NBU proposes three-fold reduction in cash payment limit
    Aug05

    NBU proposes three-fold reduction in cash payment limit

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has proposed to limit cash payments carried out by individuals to UAH 50,000. The proposal is submitted for public discussion, according to the NBU`s press service. ”The National Bank suggests that the maximum amount of cash payments for goods (work, services) between individuals with companies (entrepreneurs),...

    Ukraine`s Ambassador to U.S.: Trump`s comments send wrong message to world
    Aug05

    Ukraine`s Ambassador to U.S.: Trump`s comments send wrong message to world

    The U.S. presidential race has captured attention of the world, sometimes posing serious challenges for foreign diplomats when they find their country in the campaign`s spotlight. Ukraine, which came to the world`s attention two years with its Revolution of Dignity and then worked to remain on the world`s radar after Russian aggression, has found...

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