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Section: News from Ukraine

    FSB says its agents wounded and detained Ukrainian citizen at Russia border

    A citizen of Ukraine exchanged fire with Russia’s FSB agents as he was trying to illegally cross the Russian border, according to the FSB’s press service. …read more Source:...

    It’s hard to understand who belongs to opposition, expert

    Such parties calling themselves the opposition like the Opposition Block and Yulia Tymoshenko block are in fact pro-government, political expert Viktor Proshkin said, speaking on ZIK TV Oct. 23. …read more Source:...

    Law on president’s impeachment to restore checks and balances – Chumak

    Passing the law cancelling deputy immunity, lawmakers are to enact a clear-cut law on the impeachment of the president, influential independent lawmaker Viktor Chumak said, speaking on ZIK TV Oct. 23. …read more Source:...

    Quarter of Ukrainian gave bribes in 2017

    Most often the bribes were given in hospitals, a poll by the Ilka Kucheriv Fund says, its head Iryna Bekeshkina said, addressing a round table on fighting corruption held in Lviv Oct. 23. …read more Source:...

    Russia and Mexico negotiating contract for military helicopter maintenance

    Russian Helicopters Company, a part of Rostec plans to sign a contract with the Mexican Air Force for the maintenance of Mi-17 helicopters, as reported by the press service of the company on Sunday, October 22. Major repairs of nineteen Mi-17 and Mi-17-1B helicopters of the Mexican Air Force were made in 2014-2015. According to Rostec, repaired...

    Media: South Korea may postpone decommissioning of Russian tanks

    Seoul may postpone plans to phase out Russian T-80U tanks, despite problems with their compatibility with other equipment in the South Korean arsenal, Pohan News portal reported, citing MP Lee Chong Gol. The T-80U tanks and BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicles were delivered to the Republic of Korea in 1995 and 2002 as payment for the state debt of...

    One Ukrainian soldier wounded in Donbas since midnight

    The Russia-backed militants attacked in Mariupol sector …read more Source:...

    Human trafficking scheme forced hundreds of Ukrainians into drug trade in Russia

    All “couriers” are tracked via mobile phones that recruiters give them free of charge while they are still in Ukraine. They have no personal contacts with any individuals in Russia. When attempting to secretly escape this scheme and return home, Ukrainian citizens are instantly arrested by Russian police at any time of day or night. … The post...

    Crimean authorities admit the birth rate is dropping in the Crimea

    The number of children born in the annexed Crimea during the first nine months of 2017 declined in comparison with the same period last year, the press service of the Kremlin-controlled Ministry of Justice of the Crimea reported. “During the first nine months of 2017, 15,735 newborns were registered in the Crimea. This is less than the...

    India considering canceling the fighter jet program with Russia

    The Indian Air Force command demanded the cancellation of the Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) project where it planned to build a fifth-generation fighter for the Indian army based on the Russian Su-57 aircraft. This was reported by the defensenews.com portal with reference to the report of the Indian Air Force command. The decision was...

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