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    Two ex-NBU officials arrested on suspicion of embezzling UAH 787 million
    Jul13

    Two ex-NBU officials arrested on suspicion of embezzling UAH 787 million

    Two former officials of the National Bank of Ukraine have been arrested for participation in a criminal organization, which had been controlled by the ousted ex-president Viktor Yanukovych, according to Ukraine`s chief military prosecutor Anatoliy Matios.Among the detainees is ex-deputy head of the National Bank Oleksiy Tkachenko and former head...

    Stoltenberg: Allies and Russia have profound, persistent disagreements on Ukraine
    Jul13

    Stoltenberg: Allies and Russia have profound, persistent disagreements on Ukraine

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says Ukraine was ”the first item” on the agenda of the NATO-Russia Council meeting held at the Ambassadorial level Wednesday, an UNIAN correspondent reported from a briefing in Brussels Wednesday.”Ukraine was the first item on our agenda. And this is important because Russia`s actions in Ukraine have...

    Gang`s mastermind: media elaborate on arrest of ex-Kyiv Mayor son in Spain
    Jul13

    Gang`s mastermind: media elaborate on arrest of ex-Kyiv Mayor son in Spain

    Spanish media showed pictures of the arrest in Spain of Stepan Chernovetskiy, son of a former Kyiv Mayor Leonid Chernovetsky, who lived in a house purchased with laundered money, according to Europeiska Pravda citing El Punt Avuі.The newspaper says Stepan Chernovestkiy was arrested in a resort town of S`Agar? as he is considered by local law...

    Pro-Kremlin far-right Bulgarian Party used in latest Ukrainian ”separatism fake”
    Jul13

    Pro-Kremlin far-right Bulgarian Party used in latest Ukrainian ”separatism fake”

    The investigation by the Ukrainian activists at StopFake debunked yet another propaganda myth spun in several media outlets, this time about alleged pressure by the law enforcers on Bulgarian ethnic minority in Ukraine.The activists say that, if you believe the media, Bulgaria has endorsed the demand of local Ukrainian Bulgarians and called on...

    Ukraine`s top official from mineral resources agency arrested for UAH 1.5 mlin bribe
    Jul13

    Ukraine`s top official from mineral resources agency arrested for UAH 1.5 mlin bribe

    In Ukraine`s anti-corruption spree, the law enforcers have detained a senior official from one of the companies of the state-owned NJSC Nadra of Ukraine upon receiving a UAH 1.5 million bribe from a business, promising to facilitate gas production licensing procedure, that`s according to Interior Minister Arsen Avakov.First Deputy Head of the SOE...

    Kremlin dubs Crimean journalists, activists as `terrorists`
    Jul13

    Kremlin dubs Crimean journalists, activists as `terrorists`

    Authorities in Moscow have listed 22 people who were born on Ukraine`s Crimea Peninsula as ”terrorists and extremists”, according to RFE/RL.The list, published on July 12 by Russia`s Federal Financial Monitoring Service (Rosfinmonitoring), includes journalists, civil activists, and political prisoners who have criticized Moscow`s occupation and...

    Theresa May UK`s new Prime Minister
    Jul13

    Theresa May UK`s new Prime Minister

    Britain`s second female prime minister Theresa May promises ”union of all citizens”, vowing to tackle injustice in society in her first speech as prime minister, The Guardian reports.Theresa May promised to fight ”burning injustice” in British society, govern for the poor and marginalized, and create a union ”between all of our citizens” in her...

    Rada readies to respond to Polish Senate over Volyn tragedy (draft appeal)
    Jul13

    Rada readies to respond to Polish Senate over Volyn tragedy (draft appeal)

    The Ukrainian Parliament expressed concern over the move by the Polish Senate, according to LB.ua which released a copy of a draft appeal by the Ukrainian legislators to their Polish colleagues.The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine condemned the unilateral actions of their Polish counterparts, at the same time calling to stop further politicization of...

    BBC: Cameron says being PM ”greatest honour” in final speech
    Jul13

    BBC: Cameron says being PM ”greatest honour” in final speech

    David Cameron said being prime minister had been ”the greatest honour” of his life as he prepared to formally resign, according to BBC News.Flanked by his wife and children in Downing Street, he said the UK was ”much stronger” than when he took over, BBC News reports.He then went to Buckingham Palace to tender his resignation to the Queen, who...

    Russia plotting offensive operations in Donbas – Turchynov
    Jul13

    Russia plotting offensive operations in Donbas – Turchynov

    Secretary of Ukraine`s National Security and Defense Council Oleksandr Turchynov said that the Russian leadership is seeking to completely disrupt the implementation of the Minsk agreements by increasing the number of attacks on Ukrainian forces and boosting operations of its subversive groups in Donbas.Turchynov visited the frontline of the...

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