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    Ukraine to pay UAH 29 mln from budget to victims of Maidan events
    Jun02

    Ukraine to pay UAH 29 mln from budget to victims of Maidan events

    Ukraine`s government has decided to allocate UAH 29 million for support of victims and families of those who were killed during the Revolution of Dignity in Ukraine in 2013-2014, according to an UNIAN correspondent.The funds will be taken from the reserve fund of the national budget. It is planned to pay UAH 13.8 million in financial aid to 167...

    Rada adopts presidential law on judicial system, status of judges
    Jun02

    Rada adopts presidential law on judicial system, status of judges

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Thursday adopted a presidential law ”On the Judicial System and Status of Judges,” according to an UNIAN correspondent.Relevant law No. 4734 was supported by 281 MPs out of 381 registered in the session hall.In particular, 128 MPs from the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko faction voted ”for” this decision, as well as 78...

    Casualties, damage following heavy rains in southern Germany – DW
    Jun02

    Casualties, damage following heavy rains in southern Germany – DW

    Several people have died in flooding after heavy rains inundated southern Bavaria. Around 250 children trapped in a school in the market town of Triftern were finally able to go home, Deutsche Welle has reported.Flooding in Lower Bavaria killed three people in the town of Simbach am Inn, Michael Fahmuller of the district council of Rottal-Inn...

    Ukraine sees record low prices of apples in last six years
    Jun02

    Ukraine sees record low prices of apples in last six years

    Wholesale prices of Ukrainian apples at the end of last month stayed at their lowest levels in the last six years with the price ranging UAH 4-9 per kg (EUR 0.14-0.32 per kg), which is 66.7% cheaper than in 2015, the press service of the APK-Inform: Vegetable and Fruit project reported.”Currently, Ukrainian apple growers have to ship apples at...

    Russians see U.S., Ukraine, Turkey as main enemies – poll
    Jun02

    Russians see U.S., Ukraine, Turkey as main enemies – poll

    Russians consider the United States, Ukraine and Turkey to be their main enemies, according to the findings of a public opinion poll by the Levada Center, an independent Russian polling and sociological research organization. According to the survey, 72% of Russians believe that the United States is the most hostile to the Russian Federation. The...

    Savchenko: West could not but tighten anti-Russia sanctions
    Jun02

    Savchenko: West could not but tighten anti-Russia sanctions

    Ukrainian Member of Parliament Nadia Savchenko says that the West should tighten anti-Russian sanctions instead of mulling the possibility of softening them, according to Deutsche Welle`s Russian-language service.It is necessary to exert ”massive economic and political pressure” on Russian President Vladimir Putin, Savchenko said in an interview...

    Oil prices tread water ahead of OPEC meeting – Reuters
    Jun02

    Oil prices tread water ahead of OPEC meeting – Reuters

    Oil prices were steady on Thursday on mixed market signals ahead of an OPEC meeting in Vienna, which analysts said was not expected to result in restrictions on crude output, Reuters reported. International Brent crude oil futures were trading at $49.75 per barrel at 0657 GMT, up 3 cents from their last settlement, while U.S. West Texas...

    Venezuela slams Americas bloc suspension threat as `imperialist` plot – Reuters
    Jun02

    Venezuela slams Americas bloc suspension threat as `imperialist` plot – Reuters

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro`s socialist government said on Wednesday a move by the head of the Organization of American States (OAS) to censure the country for breaching democratic norms is an ”imperialist” scheme to take the OPEC member`s oil, according to Reuters.Under increasing international pressure and facing an internal opposition...

    Crimean Tatars suspected of terrorism plead not guilty in Russian court
    Jun02

    Crimean Tatars suspected of terrorism plead not guilty in Russian court

    Four Crimean Tatars suspected of terrorism have pleaded not guilty at their trial in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, according to Radio Liberty.The suspects rejected the charges of being members of the banned Hizb ut-Tahrir organization at the North Caucasus regional military court on June1, RFE/RL reports.The four men were detained in Crimea...

    ATO HQ reports 51 enemy attacks on Ukraine in last day
    Jun02

    ATO HQ reports 51 enemy attacks on Ukraine in last day

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 51 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters.The enemy intensified attacks in the Mariupol sector, which saw 35 barrages. Militants attacked the Ukrainian fortified positions near the...

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