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    NATO pledges more support for Ukraine and Georgia
    Jul09

    NATO pledges more support for Ukraine and Georgia

    Heads of state and government of the NATO member countries have pledged more support for Ukraine and Georgia, the Alliance said in a communique issued on Saturday at the conclusion of its two-day summit in Warsaw.”We believe in a Europe whole, free and at peace. NATO will provide more support to Ukraine and Georgia, and continue to assist the...

    British government rejects petition calling for second EU referendum
    Jul09

    British government rejects petition calling for second EU referendum

    The British government has rejected an online petition signed by 4.1 million people calling for a new referendum on whether to leave the European Union, Reuters reported. Britons voted by 52% to 48%, or 17.4 million votes to 16.1 million, to leave the EU in a June 23 referendum, a result which most politicians have said should be respected but...

    Poroshenko holds phone conversation with IMF Managing Director
    Jul09

    Poroshenko holds phone conversation with IMF Managing Director

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, the presidential press service reported.Petro Poroshenko informed Christine Lagarde on the course of Ukrainian reforms and fight against corruption, according to the report.The parties discussed the provision of the next tranche to...

    North Korea submarine-launched missile likely failed in early stage
    Jul09

    North Korea submarine-launched missile likely failed in early stage

    North Korea fired a ballistic missile from a submarine on Saturday but it appears to have failed soon after launch, South Korea`s military said, Reuters reported.The launch comes at the end of a week of sharply rising tensions on the peninsula, Reuters writes.It is only a day after the U.S. and South Korea pledged to deploy an advanced...

    Cameron: We will find ways to continue supporting Ukraine in Brexit conditions
    Jul09

    Cameron: We will find ways to continue supporting Ukraine in Brexit conditions

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has met with UK Prime Minister David Cameron in the framework of Poroshenko`s working visit to Warsaw, the presidential press service reported.The parties discussed current international policy concerns and security issues in the context of the Brexit referendum, according to the statement.”We will find ways...

    ATO HQ: Russian proxies attack Ukraine 72 times in last day
    Jul09

    ATO HQ: Russian proxies attack Ukraine 72 times in last day

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked the Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 72 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.In particular, 33 cases of enemy fire were reported in Donetsk and Mariupol sectors, and six attacks in Luhansk region.Thus, in Mariupol...

    The Washington Post: Two Russian diplomats expelled from U.S.
    Jul09

    The Washington Post: Two Russian diplomats expelled from U.S.

    The United States last month expelled two Russian diplomats as a response to a Russian police guard tackling a U.S. diplomat outside the American Embassy in Moscow, according to The Washington Post. The diplomats were declared persona non grata on June 17, spokesman for the U.S. Department of State John Kirby said. That was less than two weeks...

    Stoltenberg: NATO to declare Initial Operation Capability of its missile shield
    Jul08

    Stoltenberg: NATO to declare Initial Operation Capability of its missile shield

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced during the first day of the Warsaw Summit on July 8 that the Alliance`s 28 leaders had decided to declare Initial Operational Capability of NATO`s Ballistic Missile Defense.”This means that the US ships based in Spain, the radar in Turkey, and the interceptor site in Romania are now able to work...

    U.K. to train 4,000 Ukrainian soldiers
    Jul08

    U.K. to train 4,000 Ukrainian soldiers

    U.K. Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Philip Hammond says that the United Kingdom is going to train 4,000 Ukrainian troops until March 2017, according to the Ukrainian Embassy to the U.K.”UK is going to train 4,000 Ukr militaries until March 2017 – Foreign Secretary @PHammondPM told UA media on the margins of NATO Warsaw...

    Ukraine threshes 4.5 mln tonnes of grain
    Jul08

    Ukraine threshes 4.5 mln tonnes of grain

    Ukrainian farmers had threshed 4.5 million tonnes of grain from 1.3 million hectares (ha) as of July 8, 2016, which is 14% of the target, according to the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry`s press service.The average yield capacity of grain crops is 3.47 tonnes per hectare.In particular, the harvest of wheat was 1.5 million tonnes from 399,000...

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