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    MH17 probe at ”very advanced stage”: investigators
    Jun04

    MH17 probe at ”very advanced stage”: investigators

    Dutch prosecutors say an international joint probe into the downing of Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine is ”at a very advanced stage” and that the investigators will present their first results ”after this summer,” RFE/RL reports.That part of the investigation, which was initially due to be concluded before the second half of the year, concerns...

    Intensity of enemy fire remains high: ATO HQ
    Jun04

    Intensity of enemy fire remains high: ATO HQ

    The militants attacked the Ukranian forces 49 times in past 24 hours, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation Headquarters reported June 4.”The night was tense in the zone of the ATO. Pro-Russian illegal armed groups continue to resort to more intense armed provocations,” reads a statement.”Militants opened fire 49 times at the Ukrainian...

    Ukrainian 8-year-old fan heading to EURO-2016 denied visa
    Jun04

    Ukrainian 8-year-old fan heading to EURO-2016 denied visa

    A famous eight-year-old football fan from the city of Lviv, Volodymyr Bobenchyk, may miss UEFA EURO-2016, because the Embassy of France denied granting an entry visa to him and his parents, Ukraine Today reports.Along with all the required documents, the family provided the flight tickets and the tickets for two matches of the football...

    Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies
    Jun04

    Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies

    Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74, a family spokesman has said, according to BBC News.The former world heavyweight boxing champion, one of the world`s best-known sportsmen, died at a hospital in the U.S. city of Phoenix, Arizona, after being admitted on Thursday, BBC News reports.He was suffering from a respiratory illness, a condition that...

    Constitutional commission to work on amendments on Crimean Tatars` autonomy – President
    Jun03

    Constitutional commission to work on amendments on Crimean Tatars` autonomy – President

    A Constitutional commission will develop the procedure to secure the right of the Crimean Tatar people to autonomy, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said during his big press conference in Kyiv Friday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.When asked to elaborate on the state of affairs regarding the issue on creating a Crimean Tatar autonomy,...

    Georgia Defense Minister: Russia molding new world order, serious response needed
    Jun03

    Georgia Defense Minister: Russia molding new world order, serious response needed

    ”There is a country out there that is setting up new international law, that is creating new international order, that is in the process of revising everything that civilized world had agreed about after the World War II, said Tinatin Khidasheli, addressing the participants of a Wroclaw Forum ”Keep Europe Safe,” according to News Day Georgia.”I...

    Poroshenko insists that Normandy Four agree on police mission in Donbas
    Jun03

    Poroshenko insists that Normandy Four agree on police mission in Donbas

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said during his Kyiv press conference Friday he insisted that the Normandy Four leaders reached an agreement on deploying a police mission in Donbas, according to an UNIAN correspondent.The president noted that today Ukraine boasts a serious diplomatic success, as ”not only have we reached at the highest...

    SBU refutes UN allegations of torture of detainees from ”LPR-DPR”
    Jun03

    SBU refutes UN allegations of torture of detainees from ”LPR-DPR”

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has refuted an earlier report about keeping in custody hundreds of detainees from the so-called ”LPR-DPR” terrorist organizations, as announced by head of the SBU staff Oleksandr Tkachuk in his comments to reporters following a bilateral meeting with Assistant UN Secretary General for Human Rights Ivan...

    OSCE considers armed police mission to Donbas amid violence escalation
    Jun03

    OSCE considers armed police mission to Donbas amid violence escalation

    Deputy chief of OSCE SMM to Ukraine Alexander Hug joined Ukraine Today to talk about the security situation in country`s east as hotspots are appearing in Donbas in addition to heavy fighting near Avdiyivka and Yasynuvata.”We expect when we report violations that the sides will follow up on our reports, and the absence of these follow-ups will...

    Brussels source tells UNIAN when decision on visa-free regime for Ukraine to be passed
    Jun03

    Brussels source tells UNIAN when decision on visa-free regime for Ukraine to be passed

    The decision on visa waiver for Ukraine, Georgia, Kosovo and Turkey will be taken after the introduction of a universal mechanism of suspension of visa-free regimes, an UNIAN correspondent reports citing a diplomatic source in Brussels.According to the source, a positive decision on a visa-free regime with Ukraine will be passed beyond...

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