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    North Korea unveils new ICBM at military parade
    Apr15

    North Korea unveils new ICBM at military parade

    North Korea on Saturday unveiled what appears to be its new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), staging a large-scale military parade in Pyongyang amid increased military tensions on the peninsula, according to South Korea`s Yonhap news agency. A huge truck carrying the missile-shaped objective rolled through the main square of the capital...

    Hromadske journalist reports shooting amid filming Akhmetov`s estate with UAV
    Apr15

    Hromadske journalist reports shooting amid filming Akhmetov`s estate with UAV

    An unknown person is reported to have shot at Hromadske journalist Maksym Opanasenko five times while a TV crew was collecting information for an investigative program ”Slidstvo.Info,” according to the Ukrainian media outlet Hromadske. The journalists remained unharmed, Hromadske reported. The incident took place in the village of Plyuty in Kyiv...

    Ukraine exports 35 mln tonnes of grain since July 2016
    Apr15

    Ukraine exports 35 mln tonnes of grain since July 2016

    Ukrainian agribusinesses have exported 35.02 million tonnes of grain since the beginning of the 2016-2017 marketing year (MY, July 2016 – June 2017), according to the Ukrainian Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry`s press service. In particular, 14.99 million tonnes of wheat, 4.9 million tonnes of barley, 14.93 million tonnes of maize, and 4,300...

    Ukraine loses ammo worth $1 bln in military depot fire  near Kharkiv – Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on National Security and Defense
    Apr15

    Ukraine loses ammo worth $1 bln in military depot fire near Kharkiv – Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on National Security and Defense

    Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on National Security and Defense Serhiy Pashynskiy spoke about the losses caused by a fire at Ukraine`s largest military munitions depot in the town of Balaklia, Kharkiv region. ”What is the nature of Balaklia tragedy? There were tens of thousands of combat-ready munition pieces being stored there and tens...

    4 reasons U.S should care about Ukraine – USA Today
    Apr14

    4 reasons U.S should care about Ukraine – USA Today

    ”Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?” That`s what Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly asked at a recent meeting in Italy with some European counterparts. The French foreign minister said he told Tillerson the United States should want a strong Europe. See also: U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson asks G7 ministers why it...

    Ukraine`s energy holding DTEK, controlled by Akhmetov, to buy 600,000 tonnes of deficit coal from South Africa
    Apr14

    Ukraine`s energy holding DTEK, controlled by Akhmetov, to buy 600,000 tonnes of deficit coal from South Africa

    Ukraine`s largest private energy holding DTEK, controlled by Rinat Akhmetov, confirmed the purchase of 600,000 tonnes of deficit anthracite coal from South Africa with the option to increase it up to 1 million tonnes, according to the company`s press service. The arrival of the first vessel loaded with 75,000 tonnes of anthracite is expected in...

    Moving east, main thing not to leave own border behind – National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine about Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas
    Apr14

    Moving east, main thing not to leave own border behind – National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine about Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas

    Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov has said that the ATO (Anti-Terrorist Operation) forces did not surrender one meter of Ukrainian soil over the past year. ”We have no other alternative but to win,” Turchynov said in an interview with the BBC. ”Last year was the first when we did not...

    Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada votes to introduce competitive electricity market
    Apr14

    Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada votes to introduce competitive electricity market

    Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada has passed a bill on the electricity market, which foresees more competitive relations on the energy market, including the retail one where end consumers will be able to select a power supplier. Respective bill No. 4493 passed second reading, having scored 277 MPs` votes with the required minimum being 226 votes. The said...

    Ukrainian analyst and Poroshenko`s advisor Volodymyr Horbuli assesses probability of Russian annexation of occupied Donbas
    Apr14

    Ukrainian analyst and Poroshenko`s advisor Volodymyr Horbuli assesses probability of Russian annexation of occupied Donbas

    Director of the National Institute for Strategic Studies, academician, adviser to the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Horbulin believes that Russia will not go for the annexation of certain regions of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”Today, the Russian Federation hanged Donbas as a stone on Ukraine`s neck, it...

    Serhiy Kurchenko, members of Yanukovych’s criminal group, plans to monopolize liquefied petroleum gas supplies to Ukraine – Russian media
    Apr14

    Serhiy Kurchenko, members of Yanukovych’s criminal group, plans to monopolize liquefied petroleum gas supplies to Ukraine – Russian media

    Fugitive Ukrainian businessman, one of the people from Viktor Yanukovych entourage, Serhiy Kurchenko may become a monopoly supplier of Russian liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to Ukraine, according to the Russian newspaper Kommersant. It is expected that the export of LPG to Ukraine will be limited starting May, and the only option for Russian...

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