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      Kyiv to host next Ukraine-EU summit on July 13
      May27

      Kyiv to host next Ukraine-EU summit on July 13

      Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and President of the European Council Donald Tusk have agreed that the next Ukraine-EU summit will be held in Kyiv on July 13, according to the Ukrainian president`s administration. ”President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the President of the European Council have agreed to hold the next summit between...

      New batch of Oplot tanks to be delivered to Thailand next week – manufacturer
      May27

      New batch of Oplot tanks to be delivered to Thailand next week – manufacturer

      Another batch of the Ukrainian-made Oplot main battle tanks will be supplied under the contract to Thailand next week, chief engineer at Kharkiv-based Malyshev Plant Oleksandr Sheiko told journalists on May 25. ”We will ship another batch to Thailand next week. Information on the amount [of tanks] is confidential. We have fulfilled three quarters...

      Ukrainian Cabinet to oblige regional gas operators to pay for use of gas distribution networks
      May27

      Ukrainian Cabinet to oblige regional gas operators to pay for use of gas distribution networks

      The Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry has developed an agreement that will regulate the paid use of gas distribution networks and sent it to the regional gas operators, the ministry`s press service told UNIAN, with reference to Profile Deputy Energy Minister Ihor Prokopiv. ”The ministry took the following measures: at first, we held a series...

      Ukraine`s Air Force to get modernized jet fighters MiG-29, Su-27, Su-25, bombers Su-24
      May27

      Ukraine`s Air Force to get modernized jet fighters MiG-29, Su-27, Su-25, bombers Su-24

      The Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) in 2017 will receive about 60 repaired and modernized jet fighters MiG-29, Su-27, Su-25 attack aircraft, Su-24 bombers, as well as L-39 combat training aircraft, head of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry`s Communications and Press Department Lt. Col. Oksana Havryliuk told a Kyiv briefing, according...

      Ukrzaliznytsia says has no intention to terminate railway passenger traffic with Russia
      May27

      Ukrzaliznytsia says has no intention to terminate railway passenger traffic with Russia

      Ukraine`s state-owned JSC Ukrzaliznytsia railways operator is not planning to cease railway passenger services in Russian direction, according to the company`s press service, the Ukrainian online newspaper Ukrainska Pravda reports. The report by the Russian publication Kommersant on the termination of passenger traffic starting July 1 is not...

      Britain`s High Court to decide on Ukraine`s Yanukovych debt later due to complexity
      May27

      Britain`s High Court to decide on Ukraine`s Yanukovych debt later due to complexity

      The High Court in London has rescheduled its verdict due to be taken on May 26 on Russia`s claims against Ukraine after the Ukrainian government defaulted on $3 billion in bonds issued by Russian President Vladimir Putin in December 2013 to bail out his former Ukrainian counterpart and ally, Viktor Yanukovych, just months before the latter was...

      Trump adviser says no plans to ease sanctions on Russia – The Washington Times
      May27

      Trump adviser says no plans to ease sanctions on Russia – The Washington Times

      A top White House adviser said Friday that U.S. President Donald Trump has no plans to lift sanctions against Russia and might even take a ”tougher” approach with Moscow, according to The Washington Times. ”We`re not lowering our sanctions on Russia,” said Gary Cohn, director of the national economic council, The Washington Times reported. ”If...

      Ukraine releases video showing aftermath of Russian Grad rockets shelling on Avdiyivka residential areas
      May27

      Ukraine releases video showing aftermath of Russian Grad rockets shelling on Avdiyivka residential areas

      A video showing the consequences of a Russian attack on the older part of the Ukrainian-controlled town of Avdiyivka in Donbas from the enemy`s 122mm Grad-P portable rocket launchers was uploaded on YouTube channel by the Military Television of Ukraine. The State Emergency Service officers show what`s left of the exploded shells. See also:...

      G7 leaders stand united in fight against terrorism – Taormina statement
      May27

      G7 leaders stand united in fight against terrorism – Taormina statement

      The leaders of the G7 – the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, France, Italy, Germany, and Japan – stand united in the fight against terrorism, according the G7 Taormina Statement on the fight against terrorism and violent extremism. ”Countering terrorism and violent extremism, acts of which have struck G7 members, as well as all regions...

      Reuters: Tillerson says U.S. takes `full responsibility` for Manchester intelligence leaks
      May26

      Reuters: Tillerson says U.S. takes `full responsibility` for Manchester intelligence leaks

      U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday that the United States government takes full responsibility for leaks of the British police investigation into Monday`s deadly bomb attack in Manchester which killed 22 people, according to Reuters. Appearing alongside British foreign secretary Boris Johnson in London, Tillerson said that ”all...

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