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    Industrial production in Ukraine reverses growth trend seen in last 4 months
    Jul22

    Industrial production in Ukraine reverses growth trend seen in last 4 months

    Ukraine`s industrial production in June 2016 declined by 3.4% year-on-year (y-o-y), the State Statistics Service of Ukraine reported.The decline in industrial production in June was recorded for the first time and follows several consecutive months (February-May) of growth, the report noted.Industrial production in June 2016 fell by 2.1% from the...

    Sheremet assassination: FBI joins Ukrainian investigators
    Jul22

    Sheremet assassination: FBI joins Ukrainian investigators

    FBI agents have joined the Ukrainian law enforcement agencies to investigate the assassination of journalist Pavlo Sheremet, according to Ukraine Today.Khatia Dekanoidze, head of the National Police of Ukraine, has already had the meeting with officers from U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Ukraine Today reports. As of July 21st, the...

    Reuters: IMF`s Lagarde says global growth forecast revised downward on Brexit
    Jul22

    Reuters: IMF`s Lagarde says global growth forecast revised downward on Brexit

    International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Friday Brexit meant the global growth forecast was revised down and that uncertainty from Britain`s decision to leave the European Union should be removed as soon as possible, Reuters reported.She made the comments at a briefing after meeting China`s Premier Li Keqiang and...

    Reuters: Possible early North Korean nuclear site found
    Jul22

    Reuters: Possible early North Korean nuclear site found

    A U.S. policy institute said it may have located a secret facility used by North Korea in the early stages of building its program to enrich uranium for nuclear weapons, which if confirmed would be critical to the success of any future nuclear deal, Reuters reported referring to a report seen on Thursday.The report by the Institute for Science...

    Portugal`s ex-PM Guterres front runner to be next UN chief
    Jul22

    Portugal`s ex-PM Guterres front runner to be next UN chief

    Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres is the front runner to be the next United Nations secretary-general, followed by former Slovenian President Danilo Turk, after the first UN Security Council secret ballot on Thursday, according to Reuters.According to results seen by Reuters, Irina Bokova of Bulgaria, director-general of U.N....

    Ukraine troops warn of threat of full-scale war
    Jul22

    Ukraine troops warn of threat of full-scale war

    According to Ukraine`s military intelligence, the leaders of the so-called ”DPR-LPR” terrorist organizations urgently recalled all militants from holidays and vacations and banned them from leaving their bases, TSN news service reported.In the last two days, the enemy has been much more active, said the Ukrainian soldiers defending their...

    Sea Breeze – 2016: USS Whidbey Island enters Black Sea
    Jul22

    Sea Breeze – 2016: USS Whidbey Island enters Black Sea

    A dock landing ship of the US Navy USS Whidbey Island has passed through the Bosphorus, entering the Black Sea, to take part in the Ukraine-U.S. joint multinational maritime exercise Sea Breeze 2016, according to dumskaya.net.A number of marines are to be deployed from the ship on the coast near the mouth of the Danube, according to the drills`...

    Erdogan says new coup ”possible”
    Jul22

    Erdogan says new coup ”possible”

    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Thursday to restructure the military and give it ”fresh blood” as emergency rule took hold across the NATO member country after last week`s attempted coup, Reuters reports.Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday a new putsch was possible but would not be easy because authorities were now more...

    Ukrainian-born ex-prosecutor from U.S. to help Ukraine reform its prosecution
    Jul21

    Ukrainian-born ex-prosecutor from U.S. to help Ukraine reform its prosecution

    Bohdan Vitvitsky, a Ukrainian-born corruption expert, former U.S. Federal Prosecutor and Assistant U.S. Attorney of the U.S. Attorney`s Office Economic Crime Unit, will take part in the reform of the Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) of Ukraine, according to the PGO`s media liaison office.”The Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine and former...

    Presidential spokesman for ATO mocks Luhansk militants` airstrike threats
    Jul21

    Presidential spokesman for ATO mocks Luhansk militants` airstrike threats

    Spokesman of the Ukrainian Presidential Administration for Anti-Terrorist Operation issues Andriy Lysenko has commented on a statement by leader of the militants from the self-proclaimed Luhansk People`s Republic (”LPR”) Igor Plotnitsky who has announced they are going to demonstrate own aviation.”Plotnitsky has decided to threaten [us] with his...

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