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    Easing of sanctions against Russia not ruled out: German FM
    Jul29

    Easing of sanctions against Russia not ruled out: German FM

    Although the fighting in Donbas is continuing, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has not ruled out the easing of sanctions against Russia.”In my mind, if we achieve considerable success, nothing will interfere with the gradual easing of sanctions,” he said in an interview with Passauer Neue Presse published July 29.The minister also...

    Ukraine reports 3 WIA`s in past 24 hours
    Jul29

    Ukraine reports 3 WIA`s in past 24 hours

    Three Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to a spokesman for the Ukrainian Presidential Administration.”There were three wounded in action (WIA). Two of them were wounded during shelling near the town of Krasnohorivka and another was wounded near the village of Pavlopil,” Andriy Lysenko,...

    Ukrainian military`s new uniforms to be unveiled on Independence Day
    Jul29

    Ukrainian military`s new uniforms to be unveiled on Independence Day

    The Ministry of Defense has developed a new parade and everyday uniform for the military, which will be unveiled to the public during the parade of troops on the 25th anniversary of the country`s independence, Colonel Oleksiy Chernobay, spokesman for the Defense Ministry, said.”The improvement and the introduction of new military uniforms and...

    IMF to deal with Ukraine issue not before August end
    Jul29

    IMF to deal with Ukraine issue not before August end

    Deputy spokesman of the International Monetary Fund`s (IMF) Communications Department William Murray said the review of the implementation by Ukraine of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) and a new disbursement could be considered by the IMF`s Executive Board not before the end of August.”And just to be clear, we don`t expect a board review...

    SBU stops foreign trade activities of 243 Russian companies doing business with Ukraine, militants
    Jul29

    SBU stops foreign trade activities of 243 Russian companies doing business with Ukraine, militants

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine has stopped the foreign trade activities of 243 Russian companies doing business with commercial entities of the temporarily militant-occupied territories, the press-center of the SBU reported.”In the course of inspection, the employees of the agency discovered that most of these Russian companies were also...

    Oil prices fall to fresh April lows as oversupply bites – Reuters
    Jul29

    Oil prices fall to fresh April lows as oversupply bites – Reuters

    Oil prices fell to fresh April lows on Friday as slowing economic growth threatened to worsen ongoing oversupply of crude and refined products, according to Reuters.International Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were trading at $42.42 at 06:57 GMT, down 28 cents, or 0.7%, from their previous close, at their lowest since April, as reported by...

    Ukraine bans another Russian TV channel
    Jul29

    Ukraine bans another Russian TV channel

    The National Council for Broadcasting has excluded the Russian Nostalgia TV channel from the list of foreign programs allowed to broadcast in Ukraine, the press service of the regulator reported.”By the decision of the National Council of July 28, the Russian Nostalgia TV channel is withdrawn from the list of foreign programs whose content meets...

    Russia asks London court to expedite Ukraine`s $3 bln bond case
    Jul29

    Russia asks London court to expedite Ukraine`s $3 bln bond case

    Russia has asked the High Court of London to expedite the ruling on a US$3 billion loan that Russian President Vladimir Putin and then Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych agreed to in December 2013, according to Russia`s news agency RIA Novosti.”Russia has lodged a motion with the High Court of London for an expedited ruling on a lawsuit filed...

    Ukraine celebrating first Day of AFU Special Operations Forces: Poroshenko
    Jul29

    Ukraine celebrating first Day of AFU Special Operations Forces: Poroshenko

    Ukraine is celebrating the Day of AFU Special Operations Forces for the first time on July 29, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said in his greetings to mark the holiday, the text of which has been published on his official website.”Today, the military of the AFU Special Operations Forces is for the first time celebrating its professional...

    Clinton: U.S. faces `moment of reckoning` – BBC
    Jul29

    Clinton: U.S. faces `moment of reckoning` – BBC

    Hillary Clinton has told voters the presidential election is a ”moment of reckoning”, as she made history by accepting the Democratic nomination, according to the BBC.Speaking on the final night of the party`s convention in Philadelphia, the first woman nominated by a major party said there were huge challenges, the BBC wrote.”Powerful forces are...

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