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    Two bodies with Russian army chevrons found in Luhansk region
    Jun11

    Two bodies with Russian army chevrons found in Luhansk region

    The Evacuation 200 body recovery mission under the Armed Forces of Ukraine has found the remains of two soldiers with Russian army chevrons near the village of Krymske in Luhansk region, according to Hromadske TV.The grave site was found due to a sign with the name, the birth and death dates of a fighter, who was buried there.The sign reads:...

    Ukraine`s parliament speaker sees NATO membership as strategic direction
    Jun11

    Ukraine`s parliament speaker sees NATO membership as strategic direction

    Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine`s parliament, Andriy Parubiy says that NATO membership is a strategic direction for Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”Accession to NATO is a strategic direction for Ukraine, and the sooner we manage that path, the better it will be for the security of every our citizen,” he told TV Channel...

    Klitschko says Kyiv to get 15 used snow removers from Germany
    Jun10

    Klitschko says Kyiv to get 15 used snow removers from Germany

    Kyiv Mayor Vitaly Klitschko says that Kyiv will receive another 15 used snow removers from Germany`s Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure.Klitschko made this announcement after a meeting with German State Secretary of the Ministry of Rainer Bomba in Kyiv.”It is used equipment but in good condition,” Bomba said.The Kyiv mayor...

    Ukraine to introduce e-declaration for civil servants from August 15
    Jun10

    Ukraine to introduce e-declaration for civil servants from August 15

    Ukraine`s National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP, or NAZK?) has decided on the date when the electronic declaration of civil servants` income should be launched.”At its evening session today, the National Agency on Corruption Prevention approved the date for the launch of a system for submission and disclosure of income declarations by...

    Bloomberg: Ukraine`s junk rating unchanged at S&P as Cabinet seeks IMF cash
    Jun10

    Bloomberg: Ukraine`s junk rating unchanged at S&P as Cabinet seeks IMF cash

    Ukraine`s junk credit rating was left unchanged by S&P Global Ratings, which said the eastern European nation`s new government has made progress toward accessing bailout funds, but it must fight ”widespread corruption” while the situation in the country`s war-torn easternmost regions remains uncertain, according to Bloomberg.S&P on Friday...

    Reuters: Syrian government, U.S.-backed fighters advance against IS
    Jun10

    Reuters: Syrian government, U.S.-backed fighters advance against IS

    Syrian government troops backed by Russia and fighters backed by the United States made separate advances against Islamic State on Friday, gaining ground in new offensives that have put unprecedented pressure on the self-declared caliphate, according to Reuters.In neighboring Iraq, government troops also fought for territory in an Islamic State...

    EU Ambassador Tombinski: No progress in settlement of Donbas conflict
    Jun10

    EU Ambassador Tombinski: No progress in settlement of Donbas conflict

    Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine Jan Tombinski says there is no progress in the settlement of the conflict in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”Yes, we see no progress in the Minsk talks, and we see an increase in violence and ceasefire violations. We see more problems than solutions. However,...

    Foreigners allowed to serve in Ukraine`s army if they sign contract
    Jun10

    Foreigners allowed to serve in Ukraine`s army if they sign contract

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed decree No. 248/2016 ”On the Regulation about the Military Service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine by Foreigners and Stateless Persons,” according to the president`s press service. The decree is aimed to optimize the recruiting of foreigners and stateless persons as privates, sergeants, and officers...

    Cold water tariffs to grow by 15% amid higher electricity bills
    Jun10

    Cold water tariffs to grow by 15% amid higher electricity bills

    Deputy Director of the water supplies department at the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC) Dmytro Solomka says cold water tariffs will increase by an average of 15% following the growth in electricity rates.”Commenting on the situation with cold water tariffs, they are expected to grow. We plan that the average growth [of...

    EC reiterates Juncker`s visit to Russia not mean ”softening” of European position
    Jun10

    EC reiterates Juncker`s visit to Russia not mean ”softening” of European position

    The press secretary of the European Commission Mina Andreeva reiterates that the participation of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum does not mean a ”softening” of the position of Brussels against Moscow, and UNIAN correspondent in Brussels reports.In this regard, Andreeva quoted...

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