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    ”Failed coup attempt in Kazakhstan”: Experts see Russian trace in Aktobe turmoil
    Jun08

    ”Failed coup attempt in Kazakhstan”: Experts see Russian trace in Aktobe turmoil

    The latest escalation in Aktobe (Kazakhstan) may be connected with the suppression by the national security services of a coup attempt organized by the Russian authorities, according to the forecast of DA Vinci AG, which is at UNIAN`s disposal.On June 6, the National Security Committee of Kazakhstan reported of the involvement of a businessman...

    World Bank says Ukraine economy returns to positive growth
    Jun08

    World Bank says Ukraine economy returns to positive growth

    World Bank analysts note that the Ukrainian economy has returned to a positive growth of 0.1% in the first quarter of 2016, the Bank said in its recent Global Economic Prospects report.”The contraction of 9.9% in 2015 was not as severe as previously anticipated. Other data so far this year also suggest that the recession has bottomed out,” the...

    No direct talks with DPR-LPR terrorists possible: SBU chief`s advisor.
    Jun08

    No direct talks with DPR-LPR terrorists possible: SBU chief`s advisor.

    Yuriy Tandit, the advisor to the head of the SBU Security Serive of Ukraine said said that from the standpoint of the Ukrainian legislation, the self-proclaimed leaders of terrorist organizations ”DPR/LPR” Alexander Zakharchenko and Igor Plotnitskiy are criminals, therefore no direct negotiations with them are possible, according to the Ukrainian...

    Ukraine approves investment programs for companies to install heat meters
    Jun08

    Ukraine approves investment programs for companies to install heat meters

    The National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC) has approved the 2016 investment programs for seven companies planning to introduce 100% accounting of thermal energy by installing commercial heat energy meters, the NEURC press service reported.”The National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission has approved the 2016...

    High profile corruption suspect flees from hospital – journalist
    Jun08

    High profile corruption suspect flees from hospital – journalist

    First Deputy Chairman of the Mykolayiv Regional State Administration Mykola Romanchuk disappeared after being discharged from the hospital, where he had earlier been taken from the courtroom, a journalist Dmytro Hnap wrote on Facebook.Medical staff of the 3rd Odesa city hospital has confirmed that Romanchuk was discharged in the afternoon leaving...

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 36 times in last day
    Jun08

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 36 times in last day

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 36 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.In the Donetsk sector, the Russian-backed gangs attacked Ukrainian positions 17 times. The enemy fired small arms, heavy machine guns, grenade...

    Russian sub intercepted by British Navy warship
    Jun08

    Russian sub intercepted by British Navy warship

    A Russian submarine – capable of carrying cruise missiles – has been intercepted by a Royal Navy warship in the North Sea, SkyNews reports.The vessel was detected by NATO forces and is now being escorted by HMS Kent, according to SkyNews.The Ministry of Defense said the Type 23 Duke class frigate will continue to shadow the Kilo-class...

    Nuland says Russia feeling ”pain” of U.S. sanctions
    Jun08

    Nuland says Russia feeling ”pain” of U.S. sanctions

    Victoria Nuland, assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian Affairs, says economic sanctions continue to be the most powerful leverage Washington has over Russia, and that those measures have thwarted potential Russian efforts to seize larger swaths of Ukrainian territory, including the capital, according to RFE/RL.”I think the...

    Russia deploys more troops toward Ukrainian border as standoff with NATO deepens
    Jun08

    Russia deploys more troops toward Ukrainian border as standoff with NATO deepens

    Russia is building an army base near its border with Ukraine, the latest in a chain of new military sites along what the Kremlin sees as its frontline in a growing confrontation with NATO, according to Reuters. While there have been no clashes between the former Cold War rivals, Russia is building up forces on its western frontiers at a time when...

    Thief Next Door: Russia`s rich history of annexing neighboring countries
    Jun08

    Thief Next Door: Russia`s rich history of annexing neighboring countries

    Ukraine Today tells of Finland`s Aland islands which once were under the rule of the Russian Empire. And seemingly, Russia`s interest in the Finnish autonomy has not faded yet.Just like Ukraine`s Crimea, Aland is an autonomous region and although nowadays it is the only Swedish-speaking region in Finland. Ukraine Today figured out what it is like...

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