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    Executive Service seizes state-owned Ukrgasbank`s funds
    Aug01

    Executive Service seizes state-owned Ukrgasbank`s funds

    The Ukrainian Justice Ministry`s State Executive Service has seized correspondent accounts of the state-owned Ukrgasbank following a decision by Kyiv`s Economic Court on the recovery of funds in favor of the company Ukrkoncept. The bank`s press service reported that the bank learnt about the seizure of accounts in an email from the National Bank...

    BBC: Russian ex-police chief Antyufeyev leads Donetsk rebels
    Aug01

    BBC: Russian ex-police chief Antyufeyev leads Donetsk rebels

    A veteran of the pro-Russian separatist rebellion in Moldova, Vladimir Antyufeyev, now claims to be in command of rebel-held Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, according to the BBC. On July 28, he announced that his immediate superior, ”prime minister” Alexander Borodai, had left for Russia, the BBC reports. In early July Mr. Antyufeyev – born in Russia...

    Prozorro system becomes mandatory for all public procurements
    Aug01

    Prozorro system becomes mandatory for all public procurements

    The Prozorro electronic public procurement system has become mandatory from August 1 for all government agencies with a level of procurement above UAH 200,000 for goods and over UAH 1.5 million for work, the press service of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade reported. The ministry noted it was not mandatory but ”strongly advisable”...

    Russian helicopter shot down in Syria
    Aug01

    Russian helicopter shot down in Syria

    Russia`s Mi-8 helicopter has been shot down with fire from the ground over Syria`s Idlib province, according to Russian news agency TASS. The three crewmembers and two officers from Russia`s reconciliation center are unaccounted for, the Defense Ministry has said, TASS reports. ”On August 1, a Russian transport helicopter Mi-8 was shot down with...

    Russia`s most advanced spy plane deployed to Syria again
    Aug01

    Russia`s most advanced spy plane deployed to Syria again

    After the first tour of duty in February 2016 the Tu-214R has returned to Latakia, according to The Aviationist. The Tu-214R is the most modern Russian ISR (Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance) aircraft, The Aviationist wrote. Equipped with sensors to perform ELINT (Electronic Intelligence) and SIGINT (Signal Intelligence) missions as well...

    EU to assist Ukraine with aviation legislation
    Aug01

    EU to assist Ukraine with aviation legislation

    The European Union (EU) will provide EUR 1.6 million in technical assistance to Ukraine under the framework of the EU Twinning project to help the country bring its legislation in the field of aerodromes certification, airports and airworthiness of aircraft in line with the relevant EU norms and standards, a UNIAN correspondent reported. The...

    French MPs visiting Crimea took part in infamous propaganda show: Human rights activist
    Aug01

    French MPs visiting Crimea took part in infamous propaganda show: Human rights activist

    French MPs, who visited the occupied territory of Crimea, not only violated the law of Ukraine, but also slandered the Crimean Tatars, human rights activist Yevhen Zakharov wrote on Facebook. ”Eleven French MPs not only violated Ukrainian legislation and international sanctions by their visit to Crimea this weekend, but also took part in the...

    Russian An-2 plane with three onboard goes missing in Novosibirsk region
    Aug01

    Russian An-2 plane with three onboard goes missing in Novosibirsk region

    An An-2 plane with three people onboard has went missing in Russia`s Siberian Novosibirsk region, a source in the local emergencies agencies told TASS on Sunday. ”The An-2 took off from Berdsk and was bound for Krasnoyarsk. Contact with the plane has been lost,” the source said, adding that a search operation has been launched. Meanwhile, a...

    Lack of progress in fight against corruption, media freedom, justice in Ukraine: Freedom House survey
    Aug01

    Lack of progress in fight against corruption, media freedom, justice in Ukraine: Freedom House survey

    The primary challenges in Ukraine remain the high level of corruption, the weakness of institutions tasked with ensuring the rule of law and the limitations on media freedom, as stated in the annual Nations in Transit-2016 survey, according to Freedom House`s research project on democracy in the 29 formerly communist countries from Central Europe...

    ISIS planning `dirty bomb` terror attack on Rio Olympics – media
    Aug01

    ISIS planning `dirty bomb` terror attack on Rio Olympics – media

    Terror group ISIS could target the Rio Olympics with a dirty bomb, it is feared, according to Mirror. United nations security experts have sent sophisticated detection equipment to Brazil to help combat any potential threat, Mirror.co.uk reports.The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has provided personal and portable radiation monitors...

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