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    Donbas seeing escalation with 69 attacks on Ukraine in last day
    Jul03

    Donbas seeing escalation with 69 attacks on Ukraine in last day

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked the Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 69 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.Most of all, 38 cases of the use of weapons by the enemy were recorded in the Mariupol sector. In particular, the militants fired banned...

    Ukraine intel reports at least 22 militant Grads on frontline
    Jul02

    Ukraine intel reports at least 22 militant Grads on frontline

    Ukrainian military intelligence has reported the presence of 39 tanks, 53 artillery systems and self-propelled artillery systems of Russia-backed separatist forces in Donbas combat zone, according to Ukraine Today.According to Ukraine Crisis Media Center, in addition to multiple rocket launching systems and Uragan-type rocket launchers deployed...

    Azerbaijan agrees to consider Ukraine`s request for oil supply
    Jul02

    Azerbaijan agrees to consider Ukraine`s request for oil supply

    Azerbaijan has agreed to consider the request of Ukraine about the supply of oil. The request was made at the 6th Baku meeting of the Azerbaijani-Ukrainian Intergovernmental Commission held July 1, according to abc.az.Azerbaijani government source says that the current request for processing of Azerbaijani oil at Ukrainian refineries is more...

    National Academy of Home Affairs celebrates 95th anniversary
    Jul02

    National Academy of Home Affairs celebrates 95th anniversary

    On July 1, the National Academy of Home Affairs in Kyiv held celebrations on the occasion of the 95th anniversary of its founding, according to the academy`s press service.The celebration was attended by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, chief of the National Police Khatia Dekanoidze, heads of branches of the...

    Georgia`s association agreement with EU enters into force
    Jul02

    Georgia`s association agreement with EU enters into force

    The Association Agreement between the EU and Georgia fully entered into force on Friday, July 1, according to Ukraine Today.The agreement was signed in June 2014 to deepen political and economic relations between the European Union and Georgia and establish the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA), Ukraine Today reported.EU High...

    Kremlin admits Snowden Russian agent
    Jul02

    Kremlin admits Snowden Russian agent

    The Kremlin has settled the issue over long-time speculations regarding Edward Snowden`s actual role once and for all by stating that Snowden is indeed their man, 20committee.com reported citing the article that was initially published in German by Bild.In a remarkable interview this week, Franz Klintsevich, a senior Russian security official,...

    1 KIA, 2 WIAs among Ukraine troops in last 24 hrs: ATO HQ
    Jul02

    1 KIA, 2 WIAs among Ukraine troops in last 24 hrs: ATO HQ

    One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another two – wounded in action in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas in last day, according to Andriy Lysenko, the spokesman of the presidential administration for the ATO.According to the Ukrainian official, the enemy lost five men killed and another seven wounded.”The greatest losses were...

    Austria presidential poll result overturned: BBC
    Jul02

    Austria presidential poll result overturned: BBC

    Austria`s highest court has annulled the result of the presidential election narrowly lost by the candidate of the far-right Freedom Party, BBC News reports.The party had challenged the result, saying that postal votes had been illegally and improperly handled, according to BBC News.The Freedom Party candidate, Norbert Hofer, lost the election to...

    Turkey becomes hottest destination for Russians just 24 hrs after tourism ban lift
    Jul02

    Turkey becomes hottest destination for Russians just 24 hrs after tourism ban lift

    July 1, the day after the Russian Government lifted the ban on selling tours to Turkey, this country has become the most popular choice of requests at Yandex.Travel online service which aggregates deals from tour operators, according to RBC.Over three days, from June 29 to July 1, the number of Russians` requests for tours to Turkey quadrupled,...

    Bangladesh forces rescue hostages in Dhaka cafe
    Jul02

    Bangladesh forces rescue hostages in Dhaka cafe

    Bangladeshi troops have cleared a cafe in the capital Dhaka where suspected Islamist gunmen took numerous hostages, including foreigners, according to BBC News.According to the Bangladesh Government, 20 hostages were killed in the siege as well as six gunmen, BBC News reported.Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said 13 hostages were freed. One of the...

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