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    Eight militants captured in Donbas warzone
    Jun28

    Eight militants captured in Donbas warzone

    Eight Russian-backed separatists were captured by Ukrainian servicemen near Mariupol in theDonetsk region on June 27, 2016, according to Ukraine Today.Another three refused to surrender and opened fire, forcing Ukraine`s soldiers to shoot and kill them. Kyiv said, its men weren`t harmed in the fighting, Ukraine Today reported.The captured...

    Turkey PM: No compensation to Russia over downed Su-24
    Jun28

    Turkey PM: No compensation to Russia over downed Su-24

    Turkey`s authorities do not intend to pay compensation to the Russian Federation for the Su-24 warplane downed last year by Turkey near the Syrian border, NTV reports.Turkish Prime Minister Benali Yildirim said that the Turkish side only said it was sorry for the incident, after his speech at the country`s parliament, according to Turkey`s...

    Russian security services harass U.S. diplomats in Moscow, Europe
    Jun28

    Russian security services harass U.S. diplomats in Moscow, Europe

    Elizabeth Trudeau, Director of the U.S. State Department`s Office of Press Relations, said that Russian security services and traffic police harass and pursue U.S. diplomats in Moscow, as stated in a report published on Tuesday, June 28, at the State Department website, according to Ukraine Today.”Over the past two years, harassment and...

    Israel, Turkey strike deal to normalize ties
    Jun28

    Israel, Turkey strike deal to normalize ties

    Israel and Turkey have reached a deal to normalize diplomatic relations, six years after an Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla left eight Turks and an American citizen of Turkish origin dead, CNN reports.According to information from diplomatic sources, after negotiations between the two countries, the deal was signed earlier this Tuesday at a...

    Ukraine`s DakhaBrakha perform at Glastonbury Festival
    Jun28

    Ukraine`s DakhaBrakha perform at Glastonbury Festival

    Ukrainian ethnic quartet DakhaBrakha has performed at one of the most famous world music festivals Glastonbury in England, according to Ukraine Today.This is the band`s first appearance at the legendary music event, although it has already performed in dozens of countries around the world, Ukraine Today. reported.DakhaBrakha members describe...

    EP adopts resolution on Brexit: speed up divorce, improve EU
    Jun28

    EP adopts resolution on Brexit: speed up divorce, improve EU

    The European Parliament Tuesday, June 28, voted to pass the resolution calling for a swift Brexit to end uncertainty and for deep EU reform, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels reporting from an extraordinary plenary debate.395 MEPs supported the resolution, with 200 deputies having voted against the document and 71 MEPs abstained.In...

    Merkel, Hollande to assess Minsk-2 implementation at EU summit: Tusk
    Jun28

    Merkel, Hollande to assess Minsk-2 implementation at EU summit: Tusk

    European Council President Donald Tusk said in his doorstep briefing before the EU Summit in Brussels there would be discussions during the summit regarding the implementation of the Minsk agreements aimed at reaching peace in the east of Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande will inform us about their...

    Ukraine, Eurojust sign Agreement on Cooperation
    Jun28

    Ukraine, Eurojust sign Agreement on Cooperation

    In the framework of the working visit of President Petro Poroshenko to the EU institutions, the Agreement on Cooperation between Ukraine and the European Organization for Justice (Eurojust) was signed, according to the Ukrainian President`s press service.The document was signed by Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko and President of...

    Militants mortar Ukrainian positions in ATO zone
    Jun28

    Militants mortar Ukrainian positions in ATO zone

    Shelling of positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in Donbas by the Russian occupation forces is continuing. 71 attacks were recorded in last day, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation.”In Mariupol direction, there were 46 attacks, 19 in the Donetsk direction and another six – in the Luhansk direction,” the ATO press...

    Poroshenko signs Constitutional amendments on judiciary
    Jun28

    Poroshenko signs Constitutional amendments on judiciary

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the law on amendments to the Constitution regarding the judiciary.The law will be published tomorrow, June 29, according to an UNIAN correspondent reporting from the Verkhvona Rada`s session hall where a solemn meeting on the occasion of Constitution Day was held, attended by the Ukrainian...

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