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    Two dead after Rio 2016 Olympic Legacy cycle path collapses — Bloomberg
    Apr22

    Two dead after Rio 2016 Olympic Legacy cycle path collapses — Bloomberg

    Two people have died after a 50-meter section of a recently completed cycle path built as part of Rio de Janeiro`s preparations to host the 2016 summer Olympics collapsed, according to Bloomberg.The $12.7 million cycle path, which opened in January, was hit by a strong wave before it collapsed while five people were taking a ride on Thursday, a...

    Media: Ukraine`s Centrenergo brings in batch of South African coal. From Russia
    Apr22

    Media: Ukraine`s Centrenergo brings in batch of South African coal. From Russia

    The state-run Centrenergo in late February, purchased for Zmiyivska TPP a batch of anthracite coal allegedly of South African origin from RZhD Logistics, a subsidiary of Russian Railways, according to customs data, LІGA.net reported.The customs officials cleared the batch on February 26, 2016. The Russian customs declaration states that the coal...

    Italy sees positive side to lifting visa regime for Ukraine, fears no migration threats
    Apr22

    Italy sees positive side to lifting visa regime for Ukraine, fears no migration threats

    This position was confirmed in Rome by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Vincenzo Amendola during a meeting with Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine on European Integration Olena Zerkal on Wednesday, RFE/RL reports.With the opening of borders for Ukrainians, Italian side does not see the threat of increasing migration flows from Ukraine,...

    Justice Ministry speaks of ”other mechanisms” for Savchenko return to Ukraine
    Apr21

    Justice Ministry speaks of ”other mechanisms” for Savchenko return to Ukraine

    Ministry of Justice of Ukraine has sent a request to the Russian Justice Ministry on the extradition of a Ukrainian MP and female pilot Nadia Savchenko, but other mechanisms for her return to Ukraine are also possible, according to Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko, 112 Ukraine TV channel reports.The minister did not specify the date of Savchenko`s...

    ALIVE – a new feature film about Ukrainian Insurgent Army
    Apr21

    ALIVE – a new feature film about Ukrainian Insurgent Army

    New Ukrainan feature film ALIVE / ЖИВА directed by Taras Khymych Director: Taras Khymych In the Carpathian Mountains a girl by the name of Anna often experiences supernatural phenomena. After finding herself at the very centre of Ukrainian insurgents’ struggle against prevailing forces of the Soviet Empire, a voice that she hears and dreams that...

    Prince, legendary musician, dies at 57
    Apr21

    Prince, legendary musician, dies at 57

    Legendary musician Prince, 57, died Thursday morning at his suburban Minnesota compound, his publicist confirmed, according to The Washington Post.”It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary, iconic performer, Prince Rogers Nelson, has died at his Paisley Park residence this morning at the age of 57,” the pop star`s...

    PACE calls for release of all prisoners in Donbas, punishment of those responsible — resolution
    Apr21

    PACE calls for release of all prisoners in Donbas, punishment of those responsible — resolution

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has adopted a resolution in which it pointed at the inhumane treatment of prisoners captured during the war in the east of Ukraine and called on all parties to the conflict to do everything for their release.The corresponding resolution was voted on Thursday in Strasbourg during the meeting of...

    Industrial output in Ukraine rises, second month in row
    Apr21

    Industrial output in Ukraine rises, second month in row

    The growth of Ukraine`s industrial output in March 2016 year-over-year slowed down from 7.6% recorded a month earlier to 4.8%, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine reported.Industrial output in March compared to the previous month dropped to 6.8% from 8.2% in February to January.Since year start, in January – March, the growth was at 3.7%...

    License of Ukrainian Intl Stock Exchange revoked
    Apr21

    License of Ukrainian Intl Stock Exchange revoked

    The National Commission on Securities and Stock Market has canceled the license of the Ukrainian International Stock Exchange to carry out professional activities because of pending violations, according to the regulator`s press service.In addition, the Commission recognized securities of the Ukrainian International Stock Exchange fictitious and...

    Part of Crimea report presented in Council of Europe distorts real situation – Chubarov
    Apr21

    Part of Crimea report presented in Council of Europe distorts real situation – Chubarov

    Part of the report on human rights in Crimea, presented at the meeting of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg on April 13 does not show the real situation on the peninsula, according to Refat Chubarov, head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people and MP from the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko, who spoke at a briefing on...

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