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    Al Jazeera: Car bomb kills police in Turkey`s Diyarbakir
    Mar31

    Al Jazeera: Car bomb kills police in Turkey`s Diyarbakir

    At least seven police officers were killed and 27 people wounded when a car bomb attack hit a police vehicle in Turkey`s Kurdish-dominated city of Diyarbakir in the southeast of the country, Turkish officials have said, Al Jazeera wrote.Security sources said the explosion took place near a busy bus terminal, injuring both police officers and...

    Reuters: The property manager and Putin`s friends
    Mar31

    Reuters: The property manager and Putin`s friends

    A little-known Russian businessman from St Petersburg has provided properties to multiple women who share one common theme: President Vladimir Putin, according to Reuters.One of the women is Putin`s younger daughter; two are close relatives of a woman Russian media have reported to be Putin`s girlfriend – though the president has strongly denied...

    Poroshenko against severing diplomatic ties with Russia
    Mar31

    Poroshenko against severing diplomatic ties with Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he is against the idea of severing diplomatic ties with Russia, and he believes that efforts should focus on the implementation of the Minsk peace agreements, according to Ukrainain news agency Ukrinform.”The Rada will not support this bill [on severing diplomatic relations with Russia], let`s not even...

    DefenseNews: Ukraine pitches to break Russian monopoly in India
    Mar31

    DefenseNews: Ukraine pitches to break Russian monopoly in India

    Ukraine has launched an aggressive effort to manage multiple overloaded armaments and weaponry that New Delhi acquired during the Soviet era and which have become a liability for the Indian defense forces, according to news portal DefenseNews.Armed with the salutations of a government-level delegation (to negate the strains in the relationship...

    TASS: Man claiming responsibility for murder of Russian fighter pilot detained in Turkey
    Mar31

    TASS: Man claiming responsibility for murder of Russian fighter pilot detained in Turkey

    Police in Turkey`s Izmir have detained Alparslan Celik, who claimed responsibility for the murder of the pilot of the Russian Su-24 fighter downed in Syria by the Turkish air force in November, Dogan news agency reported on Thursday, according to Russian news agency TASS.Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Moscow was...

    Info Policy Ministry talks about media freedom violations in Crimea in last 2 yrs
    Mar31

    Info Policy Ministry talks about media freedom violations in Crimea in last 2 yrs

    Over the past two years, more than 170 violations against journalists and media outlets have been recorded in the annexed Crimea, the press service of the Ministry of Information Policy has reported.It is noted that one of the forms of violence against independent media was blocking of their websites on the peninsula by the Russia`s telecom...

    Rada OKs restructuring of business debts to banks
    Mar31

    Rada OKs restructuring of business debts to banks

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has adopted in the first reading a draft law ”On financial restructuring,” which regulates the procedure for restructuring debts of operating businesses to the banks, an UNIAN correspondent reported.Deputy Finance Minister of Ukraine Artem Shevalyov noted that the document has been prepared with a view of helping...

    Search for new coalition format: BPP and Samopomich speak about joint meeting
    Mar31

    Search for new coalition format: BPP and Samopomich speak about joint meeting

    The Bloc of Petro Poroshenko (BPP) faction has discussed with the Samopomich faction the possibility of its participation in the coalition, deputy leader of the BPP faction Oleksiy Honcharenko told the reporters, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”We have asked colleagues about their position in the coalition and the government,” he...

    SBU confirms detention of its operative in Russia
    Mar31

    SBU confirms detention of its operative in Russia

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine has confirmed the information about the detention of its officer in Russia, SBU Head Vasyl Hrytsak told the reporters Thursday, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”According to our information, he was arrested,” Hrytsak said, noting that in mid-2014, the officer was deprived of access to state secrets,...

    DTEK says Russia meeting on Donbas attended by ”advisor”
    Mar31

    DTEK says Russia meeting on Donbas attended by ”advisor”

    Ukrainian energy giant DTEK, which is owned by Ukrainian oligarch Rinat Akhmetov, says Andriy Smirnov, who participated in a meeting of Russia`s ”Inter-ministerial Commission for the Provision of Humanitarian Aid for the affected Areas in the Southeast of the Regions of Donetsk and Luhansk,” has been cooperating with DTEK company as an advisor,...

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