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    Austrian foreign minister calls for improving relationship with Moscow – Reuters
    Jun20

    Austrian foreign minister calls for improving relationship with Moscow – Reuters

    Austria`s foreign minister said on Sunday it was time for the European Union to make an effort to identify common ground with Russia, according to Reuters.”I believe that we should gradually come to a modus in which for every implementation of the Minsk Protocol, for every single step, sanctions will gradually be lifted in return,” Sebastian Kurz...

    Shevchenko top candidate for next Ukraine coach
    Jun19

    Shevchenko top candidate for next Ukraine coach

    The Football Federation of Ukraine will try to seal the deal next month so that the coaching staff had the time to prepare for the World Cup qualifiers in 2018.The FFU leadership plans to hold talks with the current assistant head coach of National team Ukraine Andriy Shevchenko over his possible appointment to the post of a head coach after...

    Crimean Tatar Battalion raises its flag above checkpoint with Russia-occupied peninsula
    Jun19

    Crimean Tatar Battalion raises its flag above checkpoint with Russia-occupied peninsula

    The Crimean Tatar Battalion named after Noman Celebicihan* has hoisted its flag above the Chongar checkpoint – one of Ukraine`s main two land borders with Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula illegally annexed by Russia in 2014, Ukraine Today reports citing Crimea blockade main coordinator and Vice-President of Crimean Tatar World Congress Lenur...

    Ten arrested in Ukraine`s major gas theft probe
    Jun19

    Ten arrested in Ukraine`s major gas theft probe

    The Ukrainian court ruled to arrest for two months all 10 individuals detained June 15 in a massive raid by the National Anti-Corruption Bureau on suspicion of conspiracy in theft of Ukraine-produced gas, the NABU press service has told UNIAN.”After the examination of applications from NABU detectives, agreed with the special anti-corruption...

    EU elaborates on extended anti-Russian sanctions
    Jun19

    EU elaborates on extended anti-Russian sanctions

    The European Union on Saturday published details of its decision extending sanctions against Russia for its 2014 takeover of Ukraine`s Crimean Peninsula, saying it continues to oppose the ”illegal annexation … and does not recognize it,” Voice of America reports.The extended penalties include asset freezes and visa bans against nearly 150...

    EU referendum splits Britain down middle as contest resumes
    Jun19

    EU referendum splits Britain down middle as contest resumes

    Polls predict a dead heat with voting less than a week away but teams pledge sober campaign after death of Jo Cox, The Guardian reports.The tumultuous and often bitter EU referendum campaign has left the two rival camps – Remain and Leave – locked in a dramatic dead heat with just four days to go before the British people decide their European...

    Best art shows to check out in Kyiv now: Kyiv Post
    Jun19

    Best art shows to check out in Kyiv now: Kyiv Post

    The most interesting ongoing art shows held in Kyiv these days for all tastes – from contemporary art to Italian Renaissance were selected by Kyiv Post.Contemporary art exhibition and market in D12 galleryArt Hall D12 presents the biggest exhibition of contemporary art in Kyiv. Several thousands of modern paintings and artworks are found on...

    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...

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