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    Russian crude losing out as Iranian oil returns to Europe: Bloomberg
    Jun19

    Russian crude losing out as Iranian oil returns to Europe: Bloomberg

    The return of Iranian oil to the international market is hurting Russia`s main crude grade, forcing it to trade at the biggest discount in two years, according to Bloomberg.The discount of Russia`s Urals grade in the Mediterranean to global benchmark Dated Brent widened to $2.40 a barrel, according to traders monitoring the Platts window. That`s...

    UK suspects Russian football hooligans have Kremlin links
    Jun19

    UK suspects Russian football hooligans have Kremlin links

    Senior UK Government officials fear the violence unleashed by Russian hooligans at Euro 2016 was sanctioned by the Kremlin and are investigating links with Vladimir Putin`s regime, according to The Guardian.It is understood that a significant number of those involved in savage and highly coordinated attacks on England fans and others in Marseille...

    More casualties among Ukraine troops as militants continue fierce shelling
    Jun19

    More casualties among Ukraine troops as militants continue fierce shelling

    A Ukrainian soldier was killed and another two were wounded as pro-Russian militants mortared the positions of the Anti-Terrorist Operation forces in Popasna district in Donbas.”Tonight, the terrorists shelled the villages of Novozvanivka and Troitske in Popasna district from 82mm mortars. Unfortunately, there are casualties among the troops of...

    Budget of OSCE police mission in Donbas may reach about $1 bln
    Jun18

    Budget of OSCE police mission in Donbas may reach about $1 bln

    The budget of the police mission of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe? to be deployed in Donbas may reach about $1 billion, Ukraine`s representative in security subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group Yevhen Marchuk told Hromadske TV.”I`ve been told about the approximate budget of the mission. I do not know when the funds...

    Russia possibly behind ISIS hacker attacks
    Jun18

    Russia possibly behind ISIS hacker attacks

    German investigation reveals the so-called ”Cyber Caliphate” can be a Russian invention, Ukraine Today reported referring to the information obtained by Der Spiegel newspaper. The Islamic State is not yet capable of launching complex computer attacks, and the so-called ”Cyber Caliphate” could be a project of the Kremlin hackers, according to...

    EU to extend anti-Russia sanctions for 6 more months at least – German MEP
    Jun18

    EU to extend anti-Russia sanctions for 6 more months at least – German MEP

    Elmar Brok, Chairman the Committee on Foreign Affairs in the European Parliament, rules out the possibility of anti-Russian sanctions being eased in the near-term outlook, Deutsche Welle Ukrainian news service reported referring to Brok`s interview with Neue Osnabr?cker Zeitung.German MEP stressed that the extension of sanctions for another six...

    Mass poisoning in Izmail, police start investigation
    Jun18

    Mass poisoning in Izmail, police start investigation

    The police in Izmail, a historic city on the Danube river in Odesa region, have initiated a criminal investigation into the fact of violation of sanitary regulations, which has caused acute intestinal infection among many citizens of the city, the local police reported.As of June 18, a total of 200 people, including 134 children, have been...

    Rio declares `state of calamity` amid cash crisis ahead of Olympics
    Jun18

    Rio declares `state of calamity` amid cash crisis ahead of Olympics

    The state government of Rio de Janeiro has announced a ”state of public calamity” over its financial crisis with less than 50 days until the capital city hosts the Olympics, The Telegraph reported.A decree published late on Friday said that a fall in public revenue – mainly a result of the oil crash – could stop the government from ”honouring its...

    Man charged with murder in killing of British lawmaker Jo Cox
    Jun18

    Man charged with murder in killing of British lawmaker Jo Cox

    A man has been charged with murder in connection with the shooting and stabbing of Labour MP Jo Cox, BBC has reported. West Yorkshire Police said Thomas Mair, 52, has been charged with the murder of the 41-year-old, BBC wrote.She was fatally injured outside her constituency surgery in Birstall, West Yorkshire, on Thursday, according to the...

    Situation calm in Luhansk sector, still intensive attacks near Maryinka- ATO HQ
    Jun18

    Situation calm in Luhansk sector, still intensive attacks near Maryinka- ATO HQ

    The intensity of attacks of the combined Russian-separatist forces declined considerably on June 17, however, ten attacks have been reported near Maryinka in Donetsk region over the past 24 hours, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters wrote on Facebook.The Russian gangs opened fire 30 times over the past day, of...

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