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    New SACEUR to look into what weapons Ukraine needs for defense
    May04

    New SACEUR to look into what weapons Ukraine needs for defense

    The new Supreme Allied Commander Europe, U.S. Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, is going to find out exactly what types of weapons Ukraine needs for its defense, according to an UNIAN correspondent reporting from a change of command ceremony outside SHAPE (Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe) in Mons, Belgium.”I do believe that we should...

    Vice Governor of Odesa Borovik quits civil service
    May04

    Vice Governor of Odesa Borovik quits civil service

    The Acting Deputy Chairman of the Odesa Regional State Administration and Mikheil Saakashvili`s ally Oleksandr Borovik declared he decided to leave the civil service.He notes that he resigns in connection with the entry into force of a new edition of the law on civil service, according to his posting on Facebook.Borovik regrets that the Ukrainian...

    New EUCOM commander says no changes in Russia`s behavior in Donbas expected
    May04

    New EUCOM commander says no changes in Russia`s behavior in Donbas expected

    The new chief of U.S. European Command and Supreme Allied Commander Europe, U.S. Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti says he does not expect changes in Russia`s behavior in the east of Ukraine and believes that the Kremlin will remain active in the region, according to an UNIAN correspondent reporting from a change of command ceremony in Mons,...

    Car racer killed in traffic accident in Kyiv
    May04

    Car racer killed in traffic accident in Kyiv

    A horrific road accident in the early hours of Wednesday in Kyiv took the life of a 32-year-old car racer and his 20-year-old passenger, according to Oksana Blischik, the spokesperson of Kyiv Police.”The capital`s police are establishing the circumstances of a fatal accident in Holosiyivsky district of Kyiv. A traffic accident which killed two...

    SBU cuts sophisticated comm channel between ”DPR-LPR” terrorists, their Russian curators
    May04

    SBU cuts sophisticated comm channel between ”DPR-LPR” terrorists, their Russian curators

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine has revealed and halted the uncontrolled international communication channel used by the terrorists in Donbas and blocked the illegal operation of telecom hardware and software station located in Dnipropetrovsk.The perpetrator used IP telephony to receive international phone traffic coming from Russia,...

    Russia to set up three divisions to counter NATO — Defense chief
    May04

    Russia to set up three divisions to counter NATO — Defense chief

    Two of the new divisions will be set up in the Western Military District while another one will be established in the Southern Military District to counter NATO military buildup near Russia`s borders, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said on Wednesday, according to TASS.”The Defense Ministry is taking a number of measures to counteract the buildup...

    Deficit of Ukraine`s foreign trade in goods grows by 40.7% in Jan-March
    May04

    Deficit of Ukraine`s foreign trade in goods grows by 40.7% in Jan-March

    The deficit of Ukraine`s foreign trade in goods January through March 2016 grew by 40.7% year-over-year, to $1.6 billion, according to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).Exports in the first three months of 2016 amounted to $7.05 billion, which was 19.9% down year-over-year, while imports shrank by 13.1%, to $8.614 billion, the NBU said.At the...

    Poroshenko signs law extending indefinitely moratorium on `Russian debt` repayment
    May04

    Poroshenko signs law extending indefinitely moratorium on `Russian debt` repayment

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a law adopted by the Ukrainian parliament ”On peculiarities of the transactions with the public debt, state-guaranteed debt, and local debt,” which allows to extend for an indefinite period the moratorium on repayment of the so-called `Russian debt.`The document was sent back to the parliament with...

    Entire city evacuated amid massive Canada wildfire
    May04

    Entire city evacuated amid massive Canada wildfire

    Authorities ordered the mandatory evacuation of the entire Canadian city of Fort McMurray in northern Alberta amid a raging wildfire, according to CNN.Alberta officials issued an expanded order Tuesday, according to the report.Nearly 53,000 people had moved to safer ground, authorities said.Extremely high temperatures and low humidity fueled the...

    Sytnyk: PGO constantly seeks to blame NABU
    May04

    Sytnyk: PGO constantly seeks to blame NABU

    Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) Artem Sytnyk claims that the Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) constantly seeks to blame the NABU for something. ”We started slowly to receive cases from the PGO. I think public pressure plays a big role here. Because earlier the PGO refused to hand over cases, arguing that the...

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