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    EC to assess energy deals before signing
    Jun07

    EC to assess energy deals before signing

    The Council of the European Union has agreed an approach according to which the European Commission may conduct an assessment of gas-related intergovernmental agreements (IGAs) before they are signed, as stated in a press release of the Council.The aim of the proposed decision, which is one of the building blocks of the Energy Union Strategy, is...

    Int`l investigators show Buk missile part found in Ukraine
    Jun07

    Int`l investigators show Buk missile part found in Ukraine

    International investigators have published a photo of a large Buk missile component found at the MH17 airliner crash site eastern Ukraine, BBC reported.The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) image shows a ”Venturi”, which emits propellant gases, like a car exhaust, according to BBC.Dutch prosecutors want more information from Russia about the Buk,...

    Sabotage groups active across contact line in Donbas, Ukrainian troops hold ground
    Jun07

    Sabotage groups active across contact line in Donbas, Ukrainian troops hold ground

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 32 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.In the Donetsk sector, the Russian-backed mercenaries fired all types of small arms and 82mm mortars 14 times on the Ukrainian fortified...

    Azerbaijan to buy 10 Ukrainian An-178 aircraft
    Jun07

    Azerbaijan to buy 10 Ukrainian An-178 aircraft

    CEO of the Azerbaijani company signed the agreement on the purchase of ten Ukrainian-made An-178 aircraft with the Ukrainian state enterprise Antonov, according to Ukrainian TV Channel 5.The price of the contract has not been disclosed, but it has become known that the first advance payment has already been made by Azerbaijan`s company. The...

    Human rights activists hope ”Equality March” in Kyiv to see no violence
    Jun07

    Human rights activists hope ”Equality March” in Kyiv to see no violence

    International human rights organization Amnesty International in Ukraine hopes that the LGBT ”Equality March” will be held with violence and conflict involved, the press service of the organization told an UNIAN correspondent.Amnesty International and the international community have sent an open letter to Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko calling to...

    Guided missile destroyer USS Porter enters Black Sea (gallery)
    Jun07

    Guided missile destroyer USS Porter enters Black Sea (gallery)

    As part of the U.S. and NATO`s presence mission on the Black Sea, guided missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG-78) entered the region on Tuesday, the U.S. 6th Fleet announced.The U.S. destroyers have been part of Operation Atlantic Resolve — the NATO presence missions to assure U.S. and NATO allies following the Russian seizure of the Crimean...

    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...

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