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    Ukraine calls on international community to condemn Russia`s aggressive policy against Crimean Tatars
    May11

    Ukraine calls on international community to condemn Russia`s aggressive policy against Crimean Tatars

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine calls on international organizations to condemn the Russian Federation for its violations of human rights and freedoms of the Crimean Tatar people, an UNIAN correspondent reported referring to an appeal of the Ukrainian Parliament to the United Nations, the European Parliament, the Parliamentary Assembly of the...

    Interactive fun, sports, and Onuka`s music: Kyiv to host Europe Day festival
    May11

    Interactive fun, sports, and Onuka`s music: Kyiv to host Europe Day festival

    This year`s celebration of Europe Day will take place at Mykhailivska Square in Kyiv on May 21-22, the press service of Kyiv City State Administration has told an UNIAN correspondent.The citywide events will start at 12:00 on Saturday, May 21 with the official opening ceremony of Europe Day with the participation of the state and city leaders,...

    Kovalchuk becomes Poroshenko`s envoy in Cabinet
    May11

    Kovalchuk becomes Poroshenko`s envoy in Cabinet

    Vitaliy Kovalchuk has been appointed Representative of the President of Ukraine to the Cabinet of Ministers, according to the decree posted on the president`s website.”I order to appoint Vitaliy Kovalchuk – First Deputy Head of Presidential Administration of Ukraine – presidential envoy to the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine,” the decree says.As...

    Like Syria, Iraq: Ukraine among record-breakers by number of IDPs
    May11

    Like Syria, Iraq: Ukraine among record-breakers by number of IDPs

    The number of internally displaced people rose to a record 40.8 million people in 2015, according to a joint report released Wednesday by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and the Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), Deutsche Welle reported.”This is the highest figure ever recorded, and twice the number of refugees...

    Oil dips on record U.S. inventories, Canada output to improve soon
    May11

    Oil dips on record U.S. inventories, Canada output to improve soon

    Oil prices dipped on Wednesday as Canadian oil sands production was expected to gradually ramp up following forced closures due to wildfires, and as record crude inventories especially in the United States put pressure on markets, Reuters reported.An ongoing fight by Middle East producers for market share in Asia also weighed on prices,...

    Schoolchildren in Ukrainian Donbas shown Russian propaganda movie
    May11

    Schoolchildren in Ukrainian Donbas shown Russian propaganda movie

    Students from the city of Bakhmut (formerly Artemivsk), Donetsk region, which is controlled by the Ukrainian government, were shown a Russian propaganda film titled Yedinichka (The One) representing Ukrainian men at the time of WWII as rapists, a Bakhmut businessman Dmytro Kononets reported, according to the Ukrainian online news source...

    Poroshenko says Happy Birthday to Savchenko
    May11

    Poroshenko says Happy Birthday to Savchenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has congratulated Ukrainian pilot, MP and member of the Ukrainian delegation to PACE Nadia Savchenko on her birthday while she remains far from her loved ones, wrongfully convicted and remaining behind bars in Russia ”I congratulate our Nadia on her birthday – she is a symbol of faith in the victory over the...

    System of mobile traffic monitoring in offices created in Russia
    May11

    System of mobile traffic monitoring in offices created in Russia

    The Russian-based InfoWatch has developed a system that will allow employers to intercept and analyze the content of mobile communications of their staff in corporate offices, according to the Kommersant newspaper.InfoWatch CEO Natalya Kasperskaya, it will be a computer-operated system with no human involvement in decryption of communications...

    Ukraine to cancel state registration of foreign investment
    May11

    Ukraine to cancel state registration of foreign investment

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has adopted in the first reading bill No. 2763 on amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine concerning the abolition of mandatory state registration of foreign investments.While presenting the bill MP Roman Semenukha said that the document aims to facilitate foreign investments by simplifying the procedure for...

    Blast reported at Kharkiv base of East Corps police force
    May11

    Blast reported at Kharkiv base of East Corps police force

    In the early hours of Wednesday, May 11, an explosion hit the base of East Corps police force stationed in Kharkiv In Kharkov, according to the press service of Kharkiv regional police.According to police, the blast was recorded at 3:55 near the administrative building. The experts are working at the scene.In a comment to UNIAN, former commander...

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