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    DPR militants teach children to handle weapons: Ukrainian delegation at UN Security Council
    Aug04

    DPR militants teach children to handle weapons: Ukrainian delegation at UN Security Council

    Russian-controlled militants of the Donetsk People`s Republic (DPR) reportedly train children to handle weapons, and use them for intelligence gathering, a Ukrainian delegation at the UN Security Council stated at an open debate on children and armed conflict, which took place on August 2. ”There are also extremely worrying reports regarding the...

    Ukraine, Malaysia agree to abolish double taxation
    Aug04

    Ukraine, Malaysia agree to abolish double taxation

    Ukraine and Malaysia have signed an agreement to avoid double taxation, according to the Ukrainian Presidential Administration`s press service. The document was signed by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and Malaysian Deputy Minister of Finance Johari bin Abdul Ghani in the presence of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and...

    Naftogaz expects Stockholm arbitration ruling on Gazprom dispute by mid-2017
    Aug04

    Naftogaz expects Stockholm arbitration ruling on Gazprom dispute by mid-2017

    National joint-stock company Naftogaz of Ukraine expects that the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce will pass its verdict on the gas company`s dispute with Russia`s OAO Gazprom by the end of the first half of 2017, according to Naftogaz Commercial Director Yuriy Vitrenko. ”The arbitration decision [on gas transit...

    Ukraine reports 7 WIA in past 24 hours
    Aug04

    Ukraine reports 7 WIA in past 24 hours

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to presidential spokesman for ATO issues Oleksandr Motuzianyk. ”There were seven wounded in action (WIA),” Motuzianyk said at a briefing in Kyiv on Thursday, a UNIAN correspondent reported. As UNIAN reported earlier, from 02:00 Kyiv time on...

    Expert reveals number of Ukrainian children killed in Donbas war
    Aug04

    Expert reveals number of Ukrainian children killed in Donbas war

    Deputy Director of the Ukrainian Institute of Research of Extremism Bohdan Petrenko has said 166 Ukrainian children have been killed in the war in Donbas in eastern Ukraine. ”Recently, they gave different numbers that indicated how many children have been killed in the war in Donbas. The difference between the figures was wide enough, so we...

    U.S. Secretary of State Kerry to visit Turkey in late August
    Aug04

    U.S. Secretary of State Kerry to visit Turkey in late August

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Turkey in late August, reports said on Thursday, according to Daily Sabah. Kerry`s visit is expected to focus on the developments following the failed coup attempt by the Gulenist Terror Organization (FETO) and the extradition of FETO`s leader Fethullah Gulen, who lives in self-imposed exile in...

    Italy supports Ukraine, doesn`t back lifting of anti-Russian sanctions
    Aug04

    Italy supports Ukraine, doesn`t back lifting of anti-Russian sanctions

    The Italian parliament`s Chamber of Deputies on August 3 passed a resolution urging the full implementation of the Minsk agreements on Donbas to ensure the stability of the Ukrainian state, according to Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Italy Yevhen Perelygin. ”The Italian Parliament, in its resolution titled `Directions...

    Russian militants preparing offensive at Svitlodarsk bridgehead: Ukraine intelligence
    Aug04

    Russian militants preparing offensive at Svitlodarsk bridgehead: Ukraine intelligence

    Militants are preparing for combat operations in the Donetsk and Slaviansk directions, the Main Directorate of Intelligence of Ukraine`s Defense Ministry wrote on Facebook. ”The intelligence service has detected signs of enemy preparations for combat operations in the Donetsk and Slaviansk directions (Svitlodarsk bridgehead). From August 4 to 8,...

    Ukraine notified of whereabouts of 45 out of 107 Ukrainians held captive in Donbas
    Aug04

    Ukraine notified of whereabouts of 45 out of 107 Ukrainians held captive in Donbas

    Ukraine has been notified about the whereabouts of 45 Ukrainians, mainly Ukrainian soldiers and civil volunteers, held captive in Donbas, according to Yuriy Tandyt, advisor to the chief of the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU). ”We`ve got information from representatives of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk republics [`DPR` and `LPR`] on the...

    Russian propagandist Phillips breaks into German media outlet, prompts visit from police
    Aug04

    Russian propagandist Phillips breaks into German media outlet, prompts visit from police

    The Berlin-based media outlet Correctiv was forced to call the police after it received a surprise visit from the Russian super-patriot (British blogger) Graham Phillips. The publication wrote about the incident on its Facebook page, according to Meduza, a Latvian-based online newspaper covering the former Soviet Union. According...

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