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    ”Poor attempt”: Russia blocks Ukraine`s Crimea statement at UN Security Council
    Jul29

    ”Poor attempt”: Russia blocks Ukraine`s Crimea statement at UN Security Council

    Russia has blocked a press statement introduced by Ukraine at the UN Security Council in response to Russia`s decision on including Crimea in its Southern Federal District, according to the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations.”Russia blocks Ukraine-circulated UNSC press statement on Crimea. Poor attempt to deny the undeniable....

    NATO representative killed in blast at Ukroboronprom testing station
    Jul29

    NATO representative killed in blast at Ukroboronprom testing station

    A NATO representative was one of those killed in the explosion at the Ukroboronprom testing station in Krolevets district of Sumy region, Tetiana Mironenko, an employee of the Prosecutor`s Office of Sumy, wrote on Facebook.The representative was monitoring the disposal of the missile warheads.”Three dead, including a NATO representative who...

    ATO HQ reports enemy`s new attempt to seize Ukrainian-held Maryinka
    Jul29

    ATO HQ reports enemy`s new attempt to seize Ukrainian-held Maryinka

    The Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters has reported about a new attempt by the enemy to seize the Ukrainian-held positions in the town of Maryinka in Donbas.”At about 21:00 on Thursday, an enemy group of up to 30 saboteurs, using grenade launchers and small arms, attempted to take our fortified positions in Maryinka in the Mariupol...

    NYT: Donald Trump calls on Russia to find Hillary Clinton`s missing emails
    Jul29

    NYT: Donald Trump calls on Russia to find Hillary Clinton`s missing emails

    Donald J. Trump said on Wednesday that he hoped Russian intelligence services had successfully hacked Hillary Clinton`s email, and encouraged them to publish whatever they may have stolen, essentially urging a foreign adversary to conduct cyberespionage against a former secretary of state, according to The New York Times.”Russia, if you`re...

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 24.79 to dollar
    Jul29

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 24.79 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Thursday evening strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by two kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 24.79 to the dollar.The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for July 29:$100 costs UAH 2,479.8204 (on July 28, it was UAH...

    Reuters: Erdogan wants army under president`s control after coup – Turkish official
    Jul29

    Reuters: Erdogan wants army under president`s control after coup – Turkish official

    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan wants the armed forces and national intelligence agency brought under the control of the presidency, a parliamentary official said on Thursday, part of a major overhaul of the military after a failed coup, according to Reuters.Erdogan`s comments came after a five-hour meeting of Turkey`s Supreme Military Council...

    Contrary to Crimea ”de-communisation” Russian version of Google Maps to have previous names back
    Jul29

    Contrary to Crimea ”de-communisation” Russian version of Google Maps to have previous names back

    Google has said it is working on returning to the Russian version of Google Maps service the previous names of settlements in Crimea, which have been renamed in Ukraine`s de-communisation spree, the BBC Russian service reports referring to Google`s press service.The company`s press service has said they are aware of the situation and actively...

    Antonov wins nearly $3 mln suit against Russian aircraft factory
    Jul28

    Antonov wins nearly $3 mln suit against Russian aircraft factory

    Ukraine`s leading state-owned aircraft producer Antonov has won a suit against the Russian Aviacor – Aviation Plant over the payment of royalties for the use of the trademark during the manufacture of aircraft, according to the statement by Antonov`s lawyers in the case, the law firm Ilyashev and Partners.”By the court ruling from July 4,...

    Crimea to be ”cleansed” according to ”Russian world” standards – Mejlis leader
    Jul28

    Crimea to be ”cleansed” according to ”Russian world” standards – Mejlis leader

    The change in Crimea status within Russia means the peninsula is going to be a subject of Russian ”unified state policy”. Moscow is going to ”cleanse” the region until it meets the standards of the so-called Russian world, says Crimean Tatar Mejlis leader Refat Chubarov, according to Ukraine Today.”This move indicates that Russian leadership...

    Putin appoints 3 former KGB officers to top positions in regions
    Jul28

    Putin appoints 3 former KGB officers to top positions in regions

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 28 has decided to appoint new officials to the positions of several envoys in the federal districts as well as regional leaders and government officials. Besides, the expected resignations were announced: chief of the Federal Customs Service Andrei Belyaninov (who is now a witness in the case of alcohol...

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