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    Russian militants attack Ukraine troops 87 times in last day, hot spot in Avdiyivka
    Apr13

    Russian militants attack Ukraine troops 87 times in last day, hot spot in Avdiyivka

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 87 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO). ”Violating the ceasefire, the enemy fired mortars 22 times, having launched 114 mines in the direction of the Ukrainian troops. Most attacks, namely nine,...

    Interior Minister Avakov warns People`s Front may quit talks on new Cabinet
    Apr13

    Interior Minister Avakov warns People`s Front may quit talks on new Cabinet

    The negotiations on a new coalition between the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko (BPP) and the People`s Front are once again in a deadlock, threatening to lead to a deeper crisis regarding the creation of a coalition, according to Liga.net.Tensions grow over the protracted process of formation of a new coalition and a new Ukrainian Government as Minister...

    IMF: Brexit could cause severe damage
    Apr13

    IMF: Brexit could cause severe damage

    The UK`s exit from the European Union could cause ”severe regional and global damage”, the International Monetary Fund has warned in its latest outlook, according to BBC News.A so-called ”Brexit” would disrupt established trading relationships and cause ”major challenges” for both the UK and the rest of Europe, it said, BBC News reports.The IMF...

    Hackers help FBI crack San Bernardino iPhone, get paid
    Apr13

    Hackers help FBI crack San Bernardino iPhone, get paid

    The FBI cracked a San Bernardino terrorist`s phone with the help of hackers who showed the agency a previously unknown software flaw, according to people familiar with the matter, The Washington Post reported.The new information was used to create hardware that helped the FBI crack the iPhone`s four-digit personal identification number without...

    Russia asks Ukraine to extradite six convicted Russians
    Apr13

    Russia asks Ukraine to extradite six convicted Russians

    The Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation appealed to the Ukrainian Justice Ministry with a request to consider the transfer to the Russian Federation of six Russian citizens serving prison sentences in Ukraine, according RBC news agency.The Russian Justice Ministry received appeals of six Russian citizens who were sentenced to...

    Yuriy Lutsenko: Agreement reached on PM`s candidacy, new Cabinet
    Apr13

    Yuriy Lutsenko: Agreement reached on PM`s candidacy, new Cabinet

    Head of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc`s parliamentary faction Yuriy Lutsenko announces agreement that has eventually been reached on the candidacy of prime minister and the composition of a new Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers.”Yesterday, on Cosmonautics Day, I was going to establish an agency for the search of extraterrestrial intelligence. As it...

    The Daily Beast: Putin creates enormous National Guard
    Apr13

    The Daily Beast: Putin creates enormous National Guard

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has created a new force, called the National Guard, a powerful structure that includes more than 180,000 interior ministry troops plus special police units, according to The Daily Beast.”Putin`s shakeup creates a military and police force of up to 400,000 well-trained servicemen loyal to him personally,”...

    Russia agents attempt to arrange Poroshenko`s fake interview with U.S. paper
    Apr13

    Russia agents attempt to arrange Poroshenko`s fake interview with U.S. paper

    Russia`s special services have attempted to arrange a fake interview of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko with The New York Times, according to the presidential press secretary.”The Russian special services continue hybrid information warfare against Ukraine. They have tried to arrange an interview on behalf of the Ukrainian president with The...

    TASS: Russia to spend some $200,000 on Lenin body preservation in 2016
    Apr12

    TASS: Russia to spend some $200,000 on Lenin body preservation in 2016

    The Russian Federal Protection Service (FSO) says it is planning to spend more than 13 million rubles (some $200,000) in 2016 on the preservation of the embalmed body of Bolshevik Revolution leader Vladimir Lenin, on display in the Mausoleum on Red Square for over 90 years, according to Russian news agency TASS.A laboratory of medical and...

    VOA: NATO, Russia schedule first formal talks since 2014
    Apr12

    VOA: NATO, Russia schedule first formal talks since 2014

    Officials from NATO and Russia are scheduled to hold their first formal meeting in almost two years, covering Ukraine, the security situation in Afghanistan, and military activities, according to Voice of America (VOA).The meeting scheduled for April 20 at NATO headquarters in Brussels will take place at the ambassadorial level, VOA reported.NATO...

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