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    Kyiv mulls scrapping Ukraine-Russia 1654 reunion arch
    May20

    Kyiv mulls scrapping Ukraine-Russia 1654 reunion arch

    Ukrainian Culture Minister Yevhen Nyshchuk says that the Friendship of Nations Arch, a Soviet monument dedicated to the reunion of Ukraine and Russia under the 1654 Treaty of Pereyaslav, has to be dismantled, according to TV news service tsn.ua.”Now we are discussing the Friendship of Nations Arch… Under any circumstances, it has to be...

    Pentagon: `Revanchist` Russia seeking path of aggression
    May20

    Pentagon: `Revanchist` Russia seeking path of aggression

    The global security landscape is changing, with a ”revanchist” and ”resurgent” Russia posing a major concern, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said on Thursday, according to U.S. Department of Defense.Work spoke at the Norwegian-American Defense Conference at the National Press Club, where he hailed Norway`s commitment to global peace and...

    Groysman promises easier taxation, tax personnel lay-offs
    May20

    Groysman promises easier taxation, tax personnel lay-offs

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman says that the Ukrainian government should revisit tax system reform, while focusing on the simplification of tax administration, enhancement of tax authorities` responsibility, and a reduction in tax personnel at the State Fiscal Service (SFS).”There cannot be 58,000 men who, as they say, are busy with...

    Three French investigators arrive in Cairo – airport sources
    May20

    Three French investigators arrive in Cairo – airport sources

    Three French investigators and a technical expert from Airbus arrived at Cairo International Airport early Friday morning to help investigate the fate of a missing EgyptAir plane that disappeared on Thursday, airport sources said, according to Reuters.The French investigators are part of the French civil aviation ministry`s office of...

    Kerry says no business as usual between NATO and Russia until peace in Donbas. No mention of Crimea as a part of negotiations
    May20

    Kerry says no business as usual between NATO and Russia until peace in Donbas. No mention of Crimea as a part of negotiations

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says NATO will refrain from a business as usual with Russia until the Minsk agreement on a peaceful resolution of the Donbas conflict in eastern Ukraine has fully been implemented, according to an UNIAN correspondent from Brussels. ”NATO has been and has to be ready to and engaged in a willingness to be open to...

    Ukraine sees increase in prices of all types of fuel
    May20

    Ukraine sees increase in prices of all types of fuel

    Retail prices of all types of fuel increased in Ukraine on Thursday, May 19, OilNews reported referring to Consulting Group A-95.”AMIC chain of fuel stations has been the leader in terms of price growth, having increased the price of fuel by UAH 0.72-0.94 per liter. This sharp increase is attributed to the fact that discount events are...

    ISIS execute 25 people by dissolving them in nitric acid – media
    May20

    ISIS execute 25 people by dissolving them in nitric acid – media

    ISIS has executed 25 people in Mosul, northern Iraq, by lowering them in a vat of nitric acid, according to several local news reports, The Daily Mail has reported.]The men had been accused of spying on ISIS on behalf of Iraqi government security forces, according to The Daily Mail.According to witnesses, the 25 alleged `spies` had been tied...

    Ukraine`s Culture Ministry estimates costs of hosting Eurovision
    May20

    Ukraine`s Culture Ministry estimates costs of hosting Eurovision

    Ukrainian Culture Minister Yevhen Nyshchuk says that Ukraine`s costs to host the Eurovision song contest in 2017 will be at least EUR 14.5 million, according to TV news service tsn.ua.Sweden, which hosted the contest in 2016, spent this amount of money, and Ukraine may allocate a similar sum for the competition in 2017, he said during the Pravo...

    Over 250 British artists oppose leaving EU
    May20

    Over 250 British artists oppose leaving EU

    More than 250 British artists, including singers, actors and writers have signed a letter in support of the UK`s membership of the European Union, according to The Telegraph.”The EU referendum is the biggest democratic decision of our time, and will have far-reaching consequences for generations to come,” the letter says, The Telegraph...

    Over 250 British artists oppose leaving EU
    May20

    Over 250 British artists oppose leaving EU

    More than 250 British artists, including singers, actors and writers have signed a letter in support of the UK`s membership of the European Union, according to The Telegraph.”The EU referendum is the biggest democratic decision of our time, and will have far-reaching consequences for generations to come,” the letter says, The Telegraph...

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