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    Kazakhstan calls on Russia to allow transit of Ukrainian goods
    Jul08

    Kazakhstan calls on Russia to allow transit of Ukrainian goods

    The government of the Republic of Kazakhstan has appealed to Russian authorities to allow transit through the Russian territory of strategically important goods transported from Ukraine to Kazakhstan, as stated in a posting of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs (NCE) of the Republic of Kazakhstan Atameken referring to NCE Deputy Chairman Dana...

    Polish Senate calls for recognizing Volyn massacre as genocide
    Jul08

    Polish Senate calls for recognizing Volyn massacre as genocide

    The Upper Chamber (Senate) of the Polish Parliament has adopted a resolution on recognizing the mass ethnic cleansing of Poles in western Ukraine during the World War II, known as the Volyn massacre, as genocide, Ukraine Today reports.The document has been approved by 60 senators out of 84, Polish news agency Wirtualna Polska reports, according...

    NATO`s increased military presence in eastern countries caused solely by Russia`s actions in Ukraine – Stoltenberg
    Jul08

    NATO`s increased military presence in eastern countries caused solely by Russia`s actions in Ukraine – Stoltenberg

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said that the increasing of the military presence in the eastern countries of the alliance is caused solely by the actions of Russia in Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent reporting from Warsaw.”We are increasing our military presence in the Baltic countries and Poland, but there is no doubt...

    Ukrainian troops show militant attempts to destroy OSCE camera
    Jul08

    Ukrainian troops show militant attempts to destroy OSCE camera

    A footage in which a Ukrainian soldier is telling about militant attempts to bring down the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission`s surveillance camera has been published on a YouTube channel of Ukraine`s TV Channel 5.”The defenders of the village of Lebedynske tell that the enemy begins firing as soon as it gets dark. This continues for two weeks. The...

    Russia offers Ukraine cheaper gas, putting forward unacceptable conditions – Ukraine MP
    Jul08

    Russia offers Ukraine cheaper gas, putting forward unacceptable conditions – Ukraine MP

    Vadym Denysenko, the MP from the Block of Petro Poroshenko faction, says Russia offers Ukraine to buy gas at $170 per 1,000 cubic meters, the price being little lower than that under reverse gas imports from Europe, while at the same time putting forward unacceptable conditions, Ukrainian news service TSN reported.”At the moment, the Russian side...

    Deputy Health Minister arrested, charged with building up bribe vertical
    Jul08

    Deputy Health Minister arrested, charged with building up bribe vertical

    The deputy health minister, detained in Kyiv Friday, is believed to have extorted and received bribes from surgeons for letting them work in certain clinics, the press service of the prosecutor`s office in Kyiv reported referring to city prosecutor Roman Gowda.The ongoing anti-corruption raid aimed at exposing systemic bribery set up by a senior...

    MFA Ukraine condemns Cyprus resolution on lifting Russian sanctions
    Jul08

    MFA Ukraine condemns Cyprus resolution on lifting Russian sanctions

    The MFA of Ukraine condemns the adoption on July 7, 2016 by the House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus the resolution with proposals to lift sanctions against Russia.Although the resolution itself is not legally binding, the fact of its adoption causes concern, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said in a comment.”It shows neglect by some...

    Oil rebounds from two-month lows, outlook seen volatile
    Jul08

    Oil rebounds from two-month lows, outlook seen volatile

    Oil prices rebounded on Friday, bouncing off two-month lows hit in the previous session when prices fell 5% on news that the U.S. weekly crude draw missed some forecasts, Reuters reported.Traders said that the outlook looked volatile as a refined product glut and slowing economic growth weighed on markets while the risk of supply disruptions...

    Eyewitnesses stream video of Dallas shooting
    Jul08

    Eyewitnesses stream video of Dallas shooting

    Eyewitnesses in Dallas post on social networks footage of the shootout that killed at least five police officers overnight Friday.One of the videos shows a man with an automatic rifle, who first shoots while hiding behind the columns of the building, then shooting a police officer pointblank. The video was filmed from the rooftop of a nearby...

    Rada appoints NBU Council members under its quota
    Jul08

    Rada appoints NBU Council members under its quota

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the country`s parliament, has appointed members of the Council of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) under its quota.The NBU Council includes Head of the Economic Theory Department at Ternopil National Economic University Victor Koziuk (elected for the period of seven years), ex-Director of the NBU General...

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