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    Ukraine government to select customs service chief in near future
    Jun06

    Ukraine government to select customs service chief in near future

    New chief of the Ukrainian customs service may be appointed in the near future, according to Yuriy Fedchyshyn, the advisor to Prime Minister of Ukraine and deputy head of the State Fiscal Service (SFS), which is in charge of the customs operations.”The chief of the customs service will be appointed in the near future, and the selection process is...

    SBU says about possible ”Russian trace” in plotting terrorist attacks in France during EURO-2016
    Jun06

    SBU says about possible ”Russian trace” in plotting terrorist attacks in France during EURO-2016

    SBU Head Vasyl Hrytsak does not rule out the ”Russian trace” in plotting terrorist attacks in France during the UEFA EURO-2016 in June 2016, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”We came across the version of the `Russian trace` almost at the end, when the Frenchman, who was later detained in Ukraine, offered his `associates,` with whom he was in...

    PGO calls on int`l organizations to pay attention to conditions of detention of Ukrainian POWs
    Jun06

    PGO calls on int`l organizations to pay attention to conditions of detention of Ukrainian POWs

    Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko has called on international human rights organizations to pay attention to the conditions of detention of Ukrainian POWs in the occupied territory of Donbas, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”Recently, we have heard a number of statements by international human rights agencies and international...

    Russian militants denied OSCE observers access to their positions and fired at Ukraine army from 122-mm artillery
    Jun06

    Russian militants denied OSCE observers access to their positions and fired at Ukraine army from 122-mm artillery

    Russain militants continue interfering with the activity of international observers. Command of the so-called “7th separate motorized rifle brigade” (Debaltseve) prohibited access of OSCE SMM observers to the areas where the division’s strongholds are located. View map in full size Attacks continue in the Donetsk sector in the...

    Ukraine`s SBU, UN to jointly monitor detention facilities
    Jun06

    Ukraine`s SBU, UN to jointly monitor detention facilities

    Ukraine has reached an agreement with UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic to create a joint monitoring group to prevent tortures in detention centers, that`s according to Head of Ukrainian Security Service Vasyl Hrytsak who spoke at a Kyiv briefing Monday, Ukraine Today reports.”Last week we had a meeting with Mr...

    Ukraine boosts power exports by 25% in 5 months
    Jun06

    Ukraine boosts power exports by 25% in 5 months

    Ukraine exported $75 million worth of electricity in January-May 2016, which is higher by 25% year-over-year, according to the State Fiscal Service.Hungary accounted for 76.8% of total revenue from power exports, according to data. Power exports to Poland made up 22.7% of total export proceeds, and power exports to Moldova accounted for 0.5% of...

    Militants do not let Donbas residents move freely to and from village – OSCE
    Jun06

    Militants do not let Donbas residents move freely to and from village – OSCE

    The Russian-backed mercenaries restricted movement to and from the village of Novooleksandrivka due to security concerns, the press service of the OSCE mission reports.”The SMM continued to monitor the situation of civilians living near the contact line. In Novooleksandrivka (60km west of Luhansk) the SMM spoke to several residents who complained...

    Military drills Anaconda-2016 start in Poland
    Jun06

    Military drills Anaconda-2016 start in Poland

    International military drills”Anaconda-2016” start in Poland. The opening ceremony is set to be held on Monday, June 6th, in National Defense University in Warsaw, Ukraine Today reports. According to the official website, the upcoming event will be the third to encompass international scale. This year the participants` list includes from 19 NATO...

    Deposit Guarantee Fund starts liquidation of Khreschatyk Bank
    Jun06

    Deposit Guarantee Fund starts liquidation of Khreschatyk Bank

    The Individual Deposit Guarantee Fund on June 6 started the process of liquidation of Kyiv`s insolvent Khreschatyk Bank in accordance with the decision of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) on revocation of the banking license and liquidation of the financial institution.The liquidation process will last until June 5, 2018, the Fund reported on...

    Storm chaos hits Australia`s east coast
    Jun06

    Storm chaos hits Australia`s east coast

    At least three people were killed in floodwaters from a strong storm that pounded Australia`s east coast over the weekend, with drenching rains and huge ocean swells forcing some coastal residents to flee their homes, according to The Washington Post.The body of a 65-year-old man was found in a car on Monday in a creek near the town of Bowral,...

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