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    Philippine President vows to bring back death penalty
    May16

    Philippine President vows to bring back death penalty

    Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte said he will seek to return the death penalty, in his first comments to reporters since last week`s election, according to the BBC.He added that he would also seek to give security forces shoot-to-kill powers for suspects who evade arrest and those involved in organized crime, the BBC reports.It is...

    Naftogaz discloses price of gas imports from Europe
    May16

    Naftogaz discloses price of gas imports from Europe

    The price of natural gas Ukraine imported from the European Union in the first quarter (Q1) of 2016 was $198 per 1,000 cubic meters on the average, which was lower by 34% year-over-year, according to country`s largest energy holding Naftogaz of Ukraine.Last year natural gas was bought abroad at a price of $228 per 1,000 cubic meters in the fourth...

    IS Yemen suicide bomber kills 25 police recruits
    May16

    IS Yemen suicide bomber kills 25 police recruits

    A suicide bomber killed at least 25 new recruits inside a police compound in the southern Yemeni city of Mukalla on Sunday in an attack claimed by Islamic State, medical and security sources said, according to Reuters.The victims were queuing up to register when the bomb, which wounded 25 others, went off, the sources said, as reported by...

    Groysman promises better roads in Ukraine in 2-3 years
    May16

    Groysman promises better roads in Ukraine in 2-3 years

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman says he expects that Ukraine will have better roads in two or three years, according to the Cabinet of Ministers Secretariat`s Information and Communication Department.”Now we have started to rebuild the road sector in Ukraine. Of course, it is very difficult to do this in a day, a week or a year, but I...

    Russian proxies attack ATO forces 36 times in last day
    May16

    Russian proxies attack ATO forces 36 times in last day

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 36 times in the past 24 hours, using banned weapons, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO). ”The Russian-backed gangs have become much more active near the militant-held city of Donetsk. They intensively fired small arms,...

    WSJ: As oil reserves dwindle, Russia weighs tax increases to fill budget gaps
    May16

    WSJ: As oil reserves dwindle, Russia weighs tax increases to fill budget gaps

    Russia is exploring a raft of potentially unpopular new tax measures in the coming years, government officials say, as the oil-dependent country runs out of ways to plug holes in the budget, according to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ).Several Russian officials say the government is considering raising income-tax levels and increasing value-added...

    CNN: Obama knocks Trump at Rutgers: `Ignorance is not a virtue`
    May16

    CNN: Obama knocks Trump at Rutgers: `Ignorance is not a virtue`

    President Barack Obama took aim Sunday at presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump while delivering the commencement address at Rutgers University, telling graduates to tout their knowledge, not brag about their ignorance, according to CNN.Though he didn`t name Trump, Obama`s target was apparent, CNN wrote.”In politics and in...

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine May 09 – May 16, 2016
    May16

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine May 09 – May 16, 2016

    Georgia Caucasus Strategic Studies Institute (Georgia) : US no longer stand on ceremony with Russian Federation, and switched to the language of ultimatums. Institute of World Policy (Ukraine) : Workshop “Communication Strategy for Ukraine on Association Agreement and DCFTA” Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine) : A Voice in Europe for...

    TASS: Poland annuls entry visas to Night Wolves bikers on pilgrimage to Greece
    May15

    TASS: Poland annuls entry visas to Night Wolves bikers on pilgrimage to Greece

    Poland`s authorities have annulled entry visas of a number of Russian bikers participating in the Holy Mount pilgrimage motor rally to Greece organized by the Russian Night Wolves biker club, a club representative told a news conference in Athens on Sunday, according to Russian news agency TASS.”Our itineraries that seemed easy at the beginning...

    Klitschko sees Kyiv`s Olimpiyskiy Stadium as venue for Eurovision 2017
    May15

    Klitschko sees Kyiv`s Olimpiyskiy Stadium as venue for Eurovision 2017

    Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko says that Kyiv`s Olimpiyskiy sports complex, which hosted the 2012 UEFA European Championship, could be a venue for the Eurovision song contest in 2017, according to the press service of Kyiv City State Administration.”Kyiv will host the Eurovision for the second time, and we`ll do our best to ensure necessary...

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