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    Russian troops preparing offensive to create land corridor to Crimea – NSDC
    May30

    Russian troops preparing offensive to create land corridor to Crimea – NSDC

    Russia is now preparing an offensive in order to create a land corridor through mainland Ukraine to the Russian-occupied Crimea, according to Deputy Secretary of National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, Mykhailo Koval who addressed the participants of the meeting of the Interparliamentary Assembly of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the...

    Biotechnology puts Ukrainian soldiers back on their feet
    May30

    Biotechnology puts Ukrainian soldiers back on their feet

    Thanks to a newly-developed treatment, the Ukrainian heroes injured during combat in eastern Ukraine are now able to take part in the annual veterans run despite sustaining wounds that usually lead to an amputation, according to Ukraine Today.For now, nearly 150 people are on the waiting list to be treated by doctors specializing in growing new...

    Three reasons things heating up in Donbas – The Washington Post
    May30

    Three reasons things heating up in Donbas – The Washington Post

    Despite severe budgetary constraints, and the UN`s pressure on both sides of the Donbas conflict to respect the peace settlement, Moscow is now reheating the frozen conflict in Ukraine, reads an article written for The Washington Post by Samuel Ramani, an expert specializing in post-1991 Russian foreign policy, who suggests three reasons for such...

    Antonov showcases restored An-22 Antey cargo plane
    May30

    Antonov showcases restored An-22 Antey cargo plane

    The State Enterprise Antonov has restored the world`s first wide-body aircraft An-22 Antey, manufactured in 1964, presenting its first demo flight on Monday, ,May 30, according to an UNIAN correspondent.The airplane was rolled out from hangars to the company airfield in grand livery of Antonov Airlines. The plane was piloted to the nearby...

    Ukraine offers U.S. joint production of rocket engines to replace Russian models
    May30

    Ukraine offers U.S. joint production of rocket engines to replace Russian models

    The United States are interested in joint manufacturing and development of a rocket engine together with Ukraine to replace the Russian models on which the U.S. space industry is totally dependent at the moment, that`s according to the head of the National Space Agency of Ukraine (NSAU), Lyubomyr Sabadosh, who spoke at a press conference Monday...

    Updated death toll of Ukraine troops in Donbas: 42 KIAs, 350 WIAs since year start – NSDC
    May30

    Updated death toll of Ukraine troops in Donbas: 42 KIAs, 350 WIAs since year start – NSDC

    According to the First Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Mykhailo Koval, who spoke at a meeting of the interparliamentary assembly of the Verkhovna Rada, the Seimas of Lithuania and the Sejm and Senate of Poland, 42 soldiers have been killed and another 350 wounded in eastern Ukraine since the beginning of...

    NABU launches probe into allegations of ”black accounts” of Party of Regions
    May30

    NABU launches probe into allegations of ”black accounts” of Party of Regions

    Ukraine`s newly-created anti-corruption watchdog, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau, has launched an investigation based on the statement of the former first deputy chairman of the Security Service of Ukraine, Viktor Trepak, according to the NABU`s website.A corresponding entry to the database of pretrial investigations was made on Monday, May...

    KGB monument in Kyiv demolished on fourth attempt (photos, video)
    May30

    KGB monument in Kyiv demolished on fourth attempt (photos, video)

    A monument to Soviet-era KGB servicemen was completely destroyed in downtown Kyiv, according to Ukraine Today.The dismantling works re-started a week ago. Today, on May 29, it was taken down with the help of an excavator. The method caused some outrage since the monument was planned to be transported to the Soviet-art museum, Ukraine Today...

    Ukraine starts anti-dumping probe into Russian chocolate
    May30

    Ukraine starts anti-dumping probe into Russian chocolate

    Ukraine has started an anti-dumping probe into Russian imports of chocolate and cocoa products at artificially lowed prices in 2012-2014, according to the Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade.The investigation was launched at the request of the Ukrkondprom association, which comprises Roshen Confectionery Corporation, PJSC Kharkiv...

    DW: Heavy rains cause deadly flooding in southern Germany
    May30

    DW: Heavy rains cause deadly flooding in southern Germany

    Three people have been killed as violent weather struck the southwestern German state of Baden-Wurttemberg. Heavy rain caused an underground car park to collapse, according to Deutsche Welle.Much of the destruction is centered in the town of Schwabisch Gmund in the East Wurttemberg region. Authorities said a volunteer firefighter was killed while...

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