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    Naftogaz reports drastic cut in Russian gas transit volumes to Europe
    Jul28

    Naftogaz reports drastic cut in Russian gas transit volumes to Europe

    NJSC Naftogaz Ukrainy has accused Russia`s OAO Gazprom of violating its commitments under a gas transit contact following a drastic reduction in gas delivery pressure.”Transit volumes have declined even further. I`d say they`re at a record low now… In addition to a reduction in transit supplies, Russia has lowered gas delivery pressure at entry...

    Pope: World is at war but it`s not a war of religions but for power
    Jul28

    Pope: World is at war but it`s not a war of religions but for power

    Referring to recent acts of violence including the killing of a priest in France, Pope Francis said on Wednesday that the world is at war but stressed ”it is not a war of religions but for power,” according to Vatican Radio.”There is one word I wish to say to clarify.” ”When I speak about ”war” I`m speaking about a war for real, not a ”war of...

    Putin abolishes ”Crimean Federal District”
    Jul28

    Putin abolishes ”Crimean Federal District”

    According to a decree issued by Russian President Vladimir Putin, the ”Crimean Federal District” has been abolished as an independent unit. It is now part of the Southern Federal District of the Russian Federation.The head of the Southern Federal District is former Russian Prosecutor General Vladimir Ustinov, who has been in office since...

    ”Terror map”: 443 dead in 18 attacks across Europe in 2 years
    Jul28

    ”Terror map”: 443 dead in 18 attacks across Europe in 2 years

    A spate of deadly attacks across Europe over the past two years has left many citizens living in fear, according to the Daily Mail.Four people were killed in a deadly attack in Brussels in 2014, a staggering 267 people were slain in atrocities across the continent in 2015, and so far, in 2016, 172 have died in terrifying attacks, the Daily Mail...

    Ukraine reports 1 KIA, 1 WIA in past 24 hours
    Jul28

    Ukraine reports 1 KIA, 1 WIA in past 24 hours

    One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another was wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to a spokesman for the Ukrainian Presidential Administration.”There was one killed in action (KIA) and one wounded in action (WIA),” Andriy Lysenko, administration spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation issues, stated at a...

    Obama: `We`ll carry Clinton to victory` – BBC
    Jul28

    Obama: `We`ll carry Clinton to victory` – BBC

    U.S. President Barack Obama has implored voters to help continue his legacy by carrying Hillary Clinton to victory at the polls in November, according to the BBC.Mr. Obama praised Mrs. Clinton at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia, as the most qualified person ever to run for the White House, the BBC wrote.He said voters faced a choice...

    Envoy Sajdik: Recent Minsk talks show progress on Donbas railway repairs issue
    Jul28

    Envoy Sajdik: Recent Minsk talks show progress on Donbas railway repairs issue

    Ambassador Martin Sajdik, the Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Ukraine and in the Trilateral Contact Group on the implementation of the peace plan in the east of Ukraine, has announced confirmed progress was reached at a recent round of the Minsk talks on the issue of repairing the railways in Donbas, according to...

    Cabinet dismisses head of State Space Agency
    Jul28

    Cabinet dismisses head of State Space Agency

    The Cabinet of Ministers has dismissed the head of the State Space Agency of Ukraine (SSAU), Lyubomyr Sabadosh.The decision was announced in a government order released on July 22, 2016.The reasons for dismissal have not been specified in the official release.As UNIAN reported earlier, Sabadosh was appointed SSAU chairman in August 2015.UNIAN...

    Poroshenko: Donbas invaded by intruders
    Jul28

    Poroshenko: Donbas invaded by intruders

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has described ongoing events in Russia-occupied Donbas in eastern Ukraine as an invasion by intruders.”I categorically do not accept palliative descriptions such as an `abstract armed conflict` or `armed confrontation.` These are definitions given by others, not Ukrainians. What is happening in eastern Ukraine...

    Egypt asks IMF for $12 bln loan amid struggling economy
    Jul28

    Egypt asks IMF for $12 bln loan amid struggling economy

    Egypt is in the ”final stages” of negotiating an agreement with the International Monetary Fund to secure a $12 billion loan over three years, while targeting more loans totaling $7 billion annually, according to a Cabinet statement, The New York Times has reported.President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi held a Cabinet meeting Wednesday to discuss...

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