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    EU Foreign Ministers to discuss Eastern Partnership, Syria, migration
    May23

    EU Foreign Ministers to discuss Eastern Partnership, Syria, migration

    EU Foreign Affairs ministers are meeting in Brussels on May 23 to discuss the migration crisis as well as the situation in Syria and Iraq.”Before the Council, EU Foreign Affairs ministers will meet their counterparts from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine for the 7th annual Eastern Partnership ministerial...

    DPR militants disable OSCE cameras in Donetsk, near airport
    May23

    DPR militants disable OSCE cameras in Donetsk, near airport

    The militants of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People`s Republic (DPR) terrorist organization have shut off the OSCE SMM`s remote monitoring equipment in Donetsk region, claiming they followed orders of their leader Alexander Zakharchenko.”In violation of the Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements, armed ”DPR” members...

    Fire at school for poor girls in Thailand kills 17
    May23

    Fire at school for poor girls in Thailand kills 17

    Fire swept through a dormitory at a school for girls from poor families in Thailand, killing at least 17 of them and injuring five, police said on Monday, according to Reuters.The fire broke out late on Sunday as the girls aged five to 12 slept at the Christian school in the northern province of Chiang Rai. The school is for girls from the area`s...

    Iraqi forces begin massive offensive to retake Fallujah
    May23

    Iraqi forces begin massive offensive to retake Fallujah

    Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi said Sunday that Iraqi forces had begun a military campaign to retake the ISIS stronghold of Fallujah, NBC News reported.The offensive against the strategic city 41 miles west of Baghdad promises ”a moment of great victory,” Abadi said on state TV, according to NBC News.Iraq`s Joint Operation Command...

    Ukraine, Pakistan can take trade to new heights: envoy
    May23

    Ukraine, Pakistan can take trade to new heights: envoy

    Ukrainian Ambassador to Pakistan, Volodymyr Lakomov, on Sunday said that Pakistan and Ukraine could easily boost their existing trade volume to new heights by exploring non-traditional avenues, according to the Daily Times.The envoy said that the current trade volume between the two countries is $500 million and steps are in hand to enhance the...

    Militants attack ATO forces 31 times in last day, fire artillery, grenade launchers near Shyrokyne
    May23

    Militants attack ATO forces 31 times in last day, fire artillery, grenade launchers near Shyrokyne

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 31 times in the past 24 hours, using banned weapons, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO).”The militants used heavy artillery systems, which is prohibited by the Minsk agreements,” the report says.”The invaders continued to...

    Ceremony held in Kyiv before National football team sets off for Euro-2016 in France (photo, video)
    May23

    Ceremony held in Kyiv before National football team sets off for Euro-2016 in France (photo, video)

    Hundreds of Ukrainian football fans came to see and cheer for the National Team Ukraine on the St.Michael`s Square in Kyiv before their trip to France where the Euro-2016 Cup will be held, according to an UNIAN correspondent.The official ceremony was also attended by Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, President of the Football Federation of...

    Kharkiv high-school grads cancel prom, choose to help sick kids
    May23

    Kharkiv high-school grads cancel prom, choose to help sick kids

    Graduates at one of Kharkiv`s high schools will not have a typical prom this year. Instead of spending money on a lavish party with fancy dresses and limos, the students will donate the funds to help children suffering from heart disease, according to Ukraine Today.”The money doesn`t really come from the kids, it comes from the parents. That`s...

    Verdict of Russian GRU officers coming into force today
    May23

    Verdict of Russian GRU officers coming into force today

    The verdict of Kyiv`s Holosiyivskyi District Court against Russian military intelligence servicemen Yevgeny Yerofeyev and Alexander Alexandrov is coming into force today, May 23, according to their lawyers.”It will come into force at 23:59 on May 23, we can say that in fact it will happen on May 24,” Alexandrov`s lawyer Valentyn Rybin said.He...

    French TV channel busts Russian journos on facts distortion
    May23

    French TV channel busts Russian journos on facts distortion

    A French TV show Le Petit Journal on Canal + famous for its satirical infotainment style of presenting the news has turned its attention to how the Russian TV channels, in particular, a notorious propaganda channel Russia 24, broadcast news from France, Dozhd reports. In a program aired on Sunday, May 22, a French TV host elaborates on the ways...

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