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    Ukraine – Poland match at EURO-2016 under threat of terrorist attack
    Jun07

    Ukraine – Poland match at EURO-2016 under threat of terrorist attack

    Five EURO-2016 matches in France are under threat of terrorist attack, Footbom reports citing AFP, which has at its disposal the report of French secret services.According to the agency`s source, a match involving the national team of Ukraine is among those reported to be at risk of a terrorist attack.The list of matches under threat is the...

    Brent crude holds near seven-month high, eyes U.S. stocks decline – Reuters
    Jun07

    Brent crude holds near seven-month high, eyes U.S. stocks decline – Reuters

    Brent crude hovered near seven-month highs on Tuesday, retaining the bulk of gains from the previous session, as market sentiment was bolstered by factors such as Nigerian oil infrastructure attacks and projections for falling U.S. crude inventories, according to Reuters.Brent crude for August delivery was down 3 cents at $50.52 a barrel by 0650...

    High ranking corruption suspect hospitalized from courtroom
    Jun07

    High ranking corruption suspect hospitalized from courtroom

    The suspect in a bribery case, First Deputy Chairman of the Mykolayiv Regional State Administration Mykola Romanchuk was taken from a courtroom in Odesa on an ambulance to be hospitalized in the clinic, Novosti-N.org reports.The judge ruled to suspend hearings for an indefinite period, until the defendant`s recovery. Doctors claimed, Romanchuk...

    Deadly blast hits police bus in Istanbul (photos)
    Jun07

    Deadly blast hits police bus in Istanbul (photos)

    At least 11 people have been killed by a blast which targeted a police bus in central Istanbul, officials say, according to BBC.The remote-controlled device was reportedly detonated as the vehicle passed through the busy Vezneciler district at the morning rush hour, BBC wrote.No group has yet taken responsibility for the attack.Violence...

    Bellingcat founder names main challenges for JIT in MH17 probe
    Jun07

    Bellingcat founder names main challenges for JIT in MH17 probe

    Eliot Higgins, the founder of Bellingcat, a group of citizen journalists, finds it highly probable that the conclusions of the Joint Investigation Team in its inquiry into the causes of a MH17 crash in the summer of 2014 in Donbas, will coincide with the findings of his team and confirm that the plane was shot down from a Russian air defense...

    EC to assess energy deals before signing
    Jun07

    EC to assess energy deals before signing

    The Council of the European Union has agreed an approach according to which the European Commission may conduct an assessment of gas-related intergovernmental agreements (IGAs) before they are signed, as stated in a press release of the Council.The aim of the proposed decision, which is one of the building blocks of the Energy Union Strategy, is...

    Int`l investigators show Buk missile part found in Ukraine
    Jun07

    Int`l investigators show Buk missile part found in Ukraine

    International investigators have published a photo of a large Buk missile component found at the MH17 airliner crash site eastern Ukraine, BBC reported.The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) image shows a ”Venturi”, which emits propellant gases, like a car exhaust, according to BBC.Dutch prosecutors want more information from Russia about the Buk,...

    Sabotage groups active across contact line in Donbas, Ukrainian troops hold ground
    Jun07

    Sabotage groups active across contact line in Donbas, Ukrainian troops hold ground

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 32 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 mercenaries fired all types of small arms and 82mm mortars 14 times on the Ukrainian fortified...

    Azerbaijan to buy 10 Ukrainian An-178 aircraft
    Jun07

    Azerbaijan to buy 10 Ukrainian An-178 aircraft

    CEO of the Azerbaijani company signed the agreement on the purchase of ten Ukrainian-made An-178 aircraft with the Ukrainian state enterprise Antonov, according to Ukrainian TV Channel 5.The price of the contract has not been disclosed, but it has become known that the first advance payment has already been made by Azerbaijan`s company. The...

    Human rights activists hope ”Equality March” in Kyiv to see no violence
    Jun07

    Human rights activists hope ”Equality March” in Kyiv to see no violence

    International human rights organization Amnesty International in Ukraine hopes that the LGBT ”Equality March” will be held with violence and conflict involved, the press service of the organization told an UNIAN correspondent.Amnesty International and the international community have sent an open letter to Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko calling to...

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