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    Juncker plans to visit Russia in June
    May30

    Juncker plans to visit Russia in June

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has agreed to attend an event in Russia next month, a Commission spokeswoman said on Monday, in a move that may stir debate on the EU`s fraught relations with Moscow, according to Reuters.”President Juncker has been invited and plans to participate in the St. Petersburg International Economic...

    Poroshenko appoints Gerasimov as his new envoy in Rada
    May30

    Poroshenko appoints Gerasimov as his new envoy in Rada

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree appointing Artur Gerasimov as presidential envoy in the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine`s parliament.The text of the relevant decree is posted on the president`s official website.”I order to appoint Artur Gerasimov presidential envoy in the Verkhovna Rada (by consent),” the document says.As UNIAN...

    EBRD to reduce investment in Ukraine in 2016
    May30

    EBRD to reduce investment in Ukraine in 2016

    President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Suma Chakrabarti says that Ukraine`s political impasse has paralyzed decision-making in the first quarter so the Bank will invest less in the country this year, according to Reuters.”This year, I don`t think we`ll get anywhere near 1 billion euros because, frankly, the...

    Three Ukrainian reconnaissance officers killed in mortar attack
    May30

    Three Ukrainian reconnaissance officers killed in mortar attack

    A group of Ukrainian reconnaissance officers came under mortar fire in the Mariupol ”M” sector, three of them were killed and one was seriously wounded, according to the TSN television news service.The press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters has not commented on these casualties yet.Meanwhile, eight paratroopers have...

    IS plot to bomb Three Lions supporters when England play Russia at Euro 2016
    May30

    IS plot to bomb Three Lions supporters when England play Russia at Euro 2016

    IS fanatics are plotting to use suicide bombers, guns and even drones carrying chemical weapons to attack Three Lions fans in Marseille when England play Russia at Euro 2016, according to The Sun.Police say data found on a laptop used by Salah Abdeslam, mastermind of the Paris and Brussels attacks, outlines a plan to target England supporters as...

    Govt commission to report causes behind 17 deaths in fire near Kyiv
    May30

    Govt commission to report causes behind 17 deaths in fire near Kyiv

    A government commission on Wednesday will inform the Cabinet of Ministers about the circumstances of the fire in a nursing home in the village of Litochky of Kyiv region, which killed 17 people, according to the press service of Ukraine`s Economic Development and Trade Ministry.”On Wednesday, the commission should inform the Cabinet of Ministers...

    Russian officials may be banned from using foreign apps – media
    May30

    Russian officials may be banned from using foreign apps – media

    Russia`s Economic Development Ministry has proposed to ban officials and military officials from using applications of foreign developers for working contacts, the Kommersant newspaper said on Monday, TASS reported.The corresponding proposal was already sent to the Russian president, the newspaper noted. ”For working contacts, it is planned to...

    Strelkov creates movement for unification of Ukraine, Belarus and Russia
    May30

    Strelkov creates movement for unification of Ukraine, Belarus and Russia

    Former ”Defense Minister” of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People`s Republic (DPR) Igor Girkin, nom de guerre Strelkov, has announced the creation of an All-Russia national movement whose task is to unify Ukraine, Belarus and Russia, according to Russia`s TV Channel Dozhd.The declared goals of the movement are to ”revive Russia as a Russian...

    Donald Trump: Illegals treated better than U.S. veterans – BBC
    May30

    Donald Trump: Illegals treated better than U.S. veterans – BBC

    Illegal immigrants in the U.S. often get better care than the nation`s military veterans, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has said, according to the BBC.”We`re not going to allow that to happen any longer,” he told a bikers` rally in Washington DC, the BBC wrote.Mr. Trump did not provide any evidence for his assertion.Last year, the...

    Ukraine won`t build Khmelnytsky nuclear power plant together with Russia
    May30

    Ukraine won`t build Khmelnytsky nuclear power plant together with Russia

    Energoatom President Yuriy Nedashkovsky says Ukraine has terminated all agreements with Russia on the completion of power units No. 3 and No. 4 at Khmelnytsky nuclear power plant (NPP). ”There was full denunciation on May 12,” Nedashkovsky said at the Energy Congress in Kyiv on May 26. Nedashkovsky added that the company was looking for new...

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