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    Ukraine to form military personnel reserve trained for offensive action
    Jun07

    Ukraine to form military personnel reserve trained for offensive action

    The Strategic Defense Bulletin, approved by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko Monday, provides for establishing a military reserve personnel, trained to carry out offensive missions.The document stipulates professionalization of Ukraine`s defense forces and the creation of the necessary military reserve.”Professionalization of defense forces...

    Naftogaz CEO names condition for Ukraine to consider buying Russian gas
    Jun07

    Naftogaz CEO names condition for Ukraine to consider buying Russian gas

    Naftogaz of Ukraine is ready to resume direct purchase of natural gas from the Russian energy monopoly Gazprom in case the gas price is lower than that offered by the European suppliers, the company`s CEO Andriy Kobolev told TV Channel 5 Monday night.According to Kobolev, if Gazprom agrees to make temporary changes to the current contract and if...

    Dnipro launches tour to help foreigners learn about war in Donbas
    Jun07

    Dnipro launches tour to help foreigners learn about war in Donbas

    Getting to know about the war in eastern Ukraine is now available in English as the ATO open air museum in Dnipro city launches excursions for the foreigners. Each and every item there was once brought from the frontline, according to Ukraine Today.Destroyed wall of Donetsk airport, demolished bus stop in a village, volunteers` car totally burnt...

    Hillary Clinton clinches Democratic presidential nomination – CNN
    Jun07

    Hillary Clinton clinches Democratic presidential nomination – CNN

    Hillary Clinton clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Monday, according to CNN`s delegate and superdelegate count, and will become the first woman in the 240-year history of the United States to lead the presidential ticket of a major political party.A strong showing in Puerto Rico`s Democratic primary on Sunday and additional support...

    Poroshenko discusses Minsk, sanctions, visas with Merkel and Hollande
    Jun06

    Poroshenko discusses Minsk, sanctions, visas with Merkel and Hollande

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has held a telephone conversation with French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, according to the Ukrainian presidential administration.Poroshenko pointed to ongoing violations of the ceasefire by Russian-backed militants in eastern Ukraine, which impedes the political settlement...

    Ukraine to create military police
    Jun06

    Ukraine to create military police

    The Strategic Defense Bulletin, which has been enacted by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, foresees the creation of military police in Ukraine.The military police will be set up on the basis of the military law enforcement units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, which will undergo reorganization, reads the Strategic Defense Bulletin, posted on...

    Defense Bulletin: Defense reform in Ukraine to be based on NATO standards
    Jun06

    Defense Bulletin: Defense reform in Ukraine to be based on NATO standards

    The reform of Ukraine`s defense sector will be based on NATO standards, according to the Ukrainian Strategic Defense Bulletin.”The Strategic Defense Bulletin is a road map of the defense reform based on NATO principles,” the Ukrainian presidential administration said, introducing the bulletin.The document provides for the active participation in...

    Russia won`t extradite Yanukovych to Ukraine
    Jun06

    Russia won`t extradite Yanukovych to Ukraine

    The Russian Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) has refused to detain and extradite former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to Ukraine, citing political repression, according to Russian news agency RBC. A request to extradite Yanukovych has been dismissed on the grounds stipulated for in Article 3 of the European Convention on Extradition of...

    EU accounts for half of all Ukrainian wheat exports since July 2015
    Jun06

    EU accounts for half of all Ukrainian wheat exports since July 2015

    The European Union accounted for half of all Ukrainian wheat exports in the current marketing year, which started on July 1, 2015, and will end on June 30, 2016, according to Ukraine`s trade representative Nataliya Mykolska.”Actual data of our partners in the European Commission`s Directorate-General for Agriculture [and Rural Development] shows...

    TASS: Almost 40 people wounded in attacks in Kazakhstan`s Aktobe — ministry
    Jun06

    TASS: Almost 40 people wounded in attacks in Kazakhstan`s Aktobe — ministry

    Thirty-eight people were wounded in Sunday`s extremists` attacks, six people killed, reports the Kazakh Health Ministry, according to Russian news agency TASS.Thirty-eight people were wounded as extremists attacked gun shops and an army unit in Kazakhstan`s northwestern city of Aktobe on Sunday, the country`s Health Minister Tamara Duysenova...

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