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    Parubiy to Kerry: Despite war in Donbas, Ukraine continues reform
    Jul08

    Parubiy to Kerry: Despite war in Donbas, Ukraine continues reform

    Despite great challenges and political tensions in Ukraine, the Verkhovna Rada adopts revolutionary decisions for reforming the country, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy said during a meeting with U.S. State Secretary John Kerry on Thursday.”Quite recently, the parliament has passed amendments on the reform of the...

    Dallas sky closed as five officers killed, six hurt by snipers
    Jul08

    Dallas sky closed as five officers killed, six hurt by snipers

    Five Dallas police officers have been killed and six wounded by sniper fire during protests against the shooting of black men by police, authorities say, according to the BBC`s updated information.Five Dallas police officers have been killed and six wounded by sniper fire during protests against the shooting of black men by police, authorities...

    U.S. stands by open-door policy for Ukraine, but ”long way to modernization” lies ahead – Kerry
    Jul08

    U.S. stands by open-door policy for Ukraine, but ”long way to modernization” lies ahead – Kerry

    The United States will maintain an open-door policy for membership in the Alliance if Ukraine is ready to join it, but it is too early to talk about it, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said in Kyiv during a joint press conference with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”The United States stands by our...

    NABU gets technical equipment, software from U.S. Gov`t
    Jul08

    NABU gets technical equipment, software from U.S. Gov`t

    In accordance with the agreements on international technical assistance, the U.S. Government transferred technical equipment, software, and office furniture to Ukraine`s newly-created anti-corruption watchdog, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU).”Within the framework of the project titled ”Capacity development of the newly established...

    Ukroboronprom supplies over 1,000 pieces of weapons, equipment to Ukrainian army
    Jul08

    Ukroboronprom supplies over 1,000 pieces of weapons, equipment to Ukrainian army

    Ukraine`s major state-owned arms manufacturer Ukroboronprom has handed over 1,067 items of weapons and military equipment to the Ukrainian army since the beginning of the year, the company`s press service reported.The Ukrainian military have received 646 units of new and upgraded machines, including rocket and artillery weapons, missiles and...

    Sanctions to continue if Russia refuses to address Donbas, Crimea issues – Kerry
    Jul08

    Sanctions to continue if Russia refuses to address Donbas, Crimea issues – Kerry

    The sanctions imposed on Russia by the U.S. and other western powers will remain in place if Moscow fails to resolve the situation in Donbas and Crimea, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stated at a joint presser with Ukraine`s president Petro Poroshenko in Kyiv, Ukraine Today reported.”So, make no mistake, if Russia chooses the path of...

    Pro-Russian militants continue shelling ATO forces in Donetsk region
    Jul08

    Pro-Russian militants continue shelling ATO forces in Donetsk region

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked the Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 56 times in the past 24 hours, using banned weapons, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.”In the Donetsk sector, 30 episodes of enemy shelling were reported. The occupiers fired 122mm artillery systems on...

    Promising NATO Summit starts in Warsaw today
    Jul08

    Promising NATO Summit starts in Warsaw today

    The summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to be held July 8-9 in Poland`s capital Warsaw NATO comes at a defining moment for the security of the Alliance while Ukraine delegation will take part in a meeting of the Ukraine-NATO Commission Saturday.This is the 27th summit of heads of state and government of the Allied states and the...

    4 cops shot dead during Dallas protests: Two active snipers reported
    Jul08

    4 cops shot dead during Dallas protests: Two active snipers reported

    As demonstrators peacefully marched across the United States in protest against the police shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, the protests in Dallas, Texas, were abruptly interrupted by gunfire, according to media reports.Dallas police say four officers have died after at...

    Kerry convinced full Minsk implementation may begin ”in short order”
    Jul07

    Kerry convinced full Minsk implementation may begin ”in short order”

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says that there is the ability in short order to begin the process of the full implementation of the Minsk peace agreements on Donbas, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”Without excessive optimism, with a pure note of reality, I am convinced that in the time left there`s the ability in short order, frankly, to...

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