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    Militants threaten Ukrainian prisoners with 30-year imprisonment – Gerashchenko
    Jul24

    Militants threaten Ukrainian prisoners with 30-year imprisonment – Gerashchenko

    Russian-backed militants in eastern Ukrainian Donbas have transferred the Ukrainian a pre-trial detention facility and threaten them with a 30-year prison sentence, says Iryna Gerashchenko, first deputy chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada and Ukraine`s representative in the humanitarian subgroup of the Trilateral contact group on Donbas...

    Russian, Syrian airstrikes kill 19 civilians in Aleppo
    Jul24

    Russian, Syrian airstrikes kill 19 civilians in Aleppo

    At least 19 civilians were killed and scores injured in airstrikes carried out by Syrian regime and Russian warplanes in Syria`s northern Aleppo city on Saturday, according to a local civil defense official, Turkey`s Anadolu news agency reported.”Nineteen civilians were killed and 55 others injured, including children and women,” Ibrahim Abu...

    Official: IOC lets Russia participate in Rio Olympics
    Jul24

    Official: IOC lets Russia participate in Rio Olympics

    The International Olympic Committee`s decision in relation to the Russian national Olympic Team was released today, according to the organization`s website.The IOC ruled the Russian national team eligible for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the official website of the IOC says.At the same time, a decision on the admission or non-admission of...

    Interior Minister urges politicians to refrain from speculations over Sheremet`s murder
    Jul24

    Interior Minister urges politicians to refrain from speculations over Sheremet`s murder

    Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has called on the country`s politicians, who have nothing to do with the investigation of the murder of a prominent journalist Pavlo Sheremet, not to disclose any facts and ”clues” of the probe, as well as to refrain from spreading speculations, according to the ministry`s press service.The minister`s...

    Nephew of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen arrested in Turkey`s continuing purge
    Jul24

    Nephew of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen arrested in Turkey`s continuing purge

    Turkey has detained the nephew of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, in connection with the failed coup attempt, BBC News reported referring to Turkey`s state media.Muhammet Sait Gulen will be taken to the capital, Ankara, from Erzurum, the eastern region where his uncle was born, the Anadolu news agency says, according to BBC News.As reported...

    Ukraine reports more losses in Donbas: 6 KIAs in last 24 hrs
    Jul24

    Ukraine reports more losses in Donbas: 6 KIAs in last 24 hrs

    Six Ukrainian troops were killed and another 13 injured in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in last day, according to the speaker for the presidential administration for ATO, Oleksandr Motuzianyk.”Over the past day, unfortunately, six Ukrainian soldiers were killed, another 13 were wounded and eight troops got a concussion as a result of...

    Decision of Polish Parliament is a historic misunderstanding – Ukrainian historian
    Jul24

    Decision of Polish Parliament is a historic misunderstanding – Ukrainian historian

    In the wake of the voting in Polish Sejm (lower chamber of Polish Parliament) on recognizing the Volhynia massacre as genocide, Ukraine Today spoke to prominent Ukrainian historian Volodymyr Viatrovych about politicizing Ukrainian-Polish conflict in 1943 and the ways to reconcile both nations.”Russian propaganda and Russian agents play an...

    ATO HQ reports 77 attacks in last day: Mariupol direction hottest
    Jul24

    ATO HQ reports 77 attacks in last day: Mariupol direction hottest

    Over the past day, Russian occupation forces opened fire 77 times on the positions of the Ukrainian forces in the area of the Anti-Terrorist Operation, including from the heavy weapons banned under the Minsk agreements.Forty attacks were recorded in the Mariupol sector, another 19 – in the Donetsk sector, and 18 – in the Luhansk sector,...

    Prosecutors say public to face unpleasant surprise in Maidan killings probe
    Jul24

    Prosecutors say public to face unpleasant surprise in Maidan killings probe

    Ukraine`s Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko says that the man who helped so-called ”black hundred” of police task force Berkut, who had been shooting at protesters during the revolution of Dignity, flee Kyiv and deliberately drowned their weapons to conceal evidence, was himself one of the participants of the Maidan protests.”With the help of...

    Revenge on Commanders: Russian soldiers in Ukraine`s Donbas burn down their own rocket launcher
    Jul24

    Revenge on Commanders: Russian soldiers in Ukraine`s Donbas burn down their own rocket launcher

    Russian soldiers stationed in the occupied city of Horlivka deliberately destroyed their artillery system to protest a theft of their phones and rough treatment from commanders, that`s according to the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, Ukraine Today reports.In a Facebook posting the Ukrainian intelligence officials...

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