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    Ukraine`s SBU, UN to jointly monitor detention facilities
    Jun06

    Ukraine`s SBU, UN to jointly monitor detention facilities

    Ukraine has reached an agreement with UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic to create a joint monitoring group to prevent tortures in detention centers, that`s according to Head of Ukrainian Security Service Vasyl Hrytsak who spoke at a Kyiv briefing Monday, Ukraine Today reports.”Last week we had a meeting with Mr...

    Ukraine boosts power exports by 25% in 5 months
    Jun06

    Ukraine boosts power exports by 25% in 5 months

    Ukraine exported $75 million worth of electricity in January-May 2016, which is higher by 25% year-over-year, according to the State Fiscal Service.Hungary accounted for 76.8% of total revenue from power exports, according to data. Power exports to Poland made up 22.7% of total export proceeds, and power exports to Moldova accounted for 0.5% of...

    Militants do not let Donbas residents move freely to and from village – OSCE
    Jun06

    Militants do not let Donbas residents move freely to and from village – OSCE

    The Russian-backed mercenaries restricted movement to and from the village of Novooleksandrivka due to security concerns, the press service of the OSCE mission reports.”The SMM continued to monitor the situation of civilians living near the contact line. In Novooleksandrivka (60km west of Luhansk) the SMM spoke to several residents who complained...

    Military drills Anaconda-2016 start in Poland
    Jun06

    Military drills Anaconda-2016 start in Poland

    International military drills”Anaconda-2016” start in Poland. The opening ceremony is set to be held on Monday, June 6th, in National Defense University in Warsaw, Ukraine Today reports. According to the official website, the upcoming event will be the third to encompass international scale. This year the participants` list includes from 19 NATO...

    Deposit Guarantee Fund starts liquidation of Khreschatyk Bank
    Jun06

    Deposit Guarantee Fund starts liquidation of Khreschatyk Bank

    The Individual Deposit Guarantee Fund on June 6 started the process of liquidation of Kyiv`s insolvent Khreschatyk Bank in accordance with the decision of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) on revocation of the banking license and liquidation of the financial institution.The liquidation process will last until June 5, 2018, the Fund reported on...

    Storm chaos hits Australia`s east coast
    Jun06

    Storm chaos hits Australia`s east coast

    At least three people were killed in floodwaters from a strong storm that pounded Australia`s east coast over the weekend, with drenching rains and huge ocean swells forcing some coastal residents to flee their homes, according to The Washington Post.The body of a 65-year-old man was found in a car on Monday in a creek near the town of Bowral,...

    Kazakh authorities accuse detained businessman of staging coup: TASS
    Jun06

    Kazakh authorities accuse detained businessman of staging coup: TASS

    Local entrepreneur and former owner of Shymkentpivo brewery Tokhtar Tuleshov detained by Kazakhstan`s law enforcement agencies allegedly initiated and financed the so-called ”land” rallies in Kazakhstan aimed at seizing the power in this country, spokesman for the Kazakh National Security Committee Ruslan Karasev told a press briefing on Monday,...

    SBU prevents terrorist attacks in France during EURO-2016
    Jun06

    SBU prevents terrorist attacks in France during EURO-2016

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine has detained a terrorist group whose members reportedly plotted a series of terrorist attacks in France during the UEFA EURO-2016 in June 2016, SBU Head Vasyl Hrytsak said at a briefing in Kyiv on Monday. According to the information obtained by the security service, the arrested individuals intended to perform...

    Stumbling dollar lifts oil prices, but uptick in U.S. drilling caps gains – Reuters
    Jun06

    Stumbling dollar lifts oil prices, but uptick in U.S. drilling caps gains – Reuters

    Oil prices edged up in early trading on Monday as a plunge in the U.S.-dollar was seen spurring fuel demand, although traders said plentiful supplies capped increases, Reuters reported.International Brent crude futures were trading at $49.91 per barrel at 0014 GMT, up 27 cents from their last settlement, and U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI)...

    Russian GRU plotted to blow up SBU detention center in Kyiv – SBU chief
    Jun06

    Russian GRU plotted to blow up SBU detention center in Kyiv – SBU chief

    On the instructions of the Russian Main Intelligence Agency (GRU), the terrorists planned to blow up the detention center of the SBU Security Service in the city of Kyiv, SBU Head Vasyl Hrytsak said, 112 Ukraine TV Channel reports.During an unscheduled inspection of the SBU detention center in Kyiv, Hrutsak said that ”it is this detention center...

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