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UNIAN: Nationwide EUAM programme results in 385 new Community Policing trainers

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The European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) has concluded the seventh and final phase of Community Policing training for Ukraine’s patrol police and district officers with the graduation ceremony in the city of Chernihiv on June 23, according to the EUAM Ukraine website. The programme covere...

Three key U.S. ministers to visit Ukraine this year – Ambassador Chaly

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattisand Secretary of Energy Rick Perry received an invitation to visit Ukraine in the near future.

Tax officials from 45 countries to discuss digital economy challenges at IOTA General Assembly in...

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A session of the General Assembly of the Intra-European Organization of Tax Administrations (IOTA), uniting tax departments of European countries, will discuss in Kyiv on June 29-30 changes in tax policy in connection with the growing digitalization of the 21st century economy. Ukraine will chair...

Issue on technogenic catastrophe in Donbas to be raised at Ukraine-EU Committee meeting – Gerashc...

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Members of the European Parliament after a visit to Donbas will insist on consideration of the issue of ecology, a possible technogenic catastrophe of this region, at a meeting of the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee, which will be held in autumn in Ukraine.

Nationwide EUAM programme results in 385 new Community Policing trainers

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The European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) has concluded the seventh and final phase of Community Policing training for Ukraine's patrol police and district officers with the graduation ceremony in the city of Chernihiv on June 23, according to the EUAM Ukraine website.

State Duma adopts bill banning anonymizers on first reading

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MOSCOW – The State Duma adopted a bill banning the use of means of bypassing the blocking of the access to the forbidden websites, the so-called ‘anonymizers’, in Russia on the first reading. The draft federal law, which was introduced by deputies from three factions on June 8, ...

Defense agreements with the U.S. will contribute to decision on lethal weapons – Chaly

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The agreements with the U.S. on signing of two agreements in the defense sphere will contribute to a political decision of the White House on granting Ukraine lethal weapons.

Defense Ministry: 2 servicemen wounded in Donbas in 48 shellings by militants

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Militants shelled Ukrainian army positions 48 times on Friday, including 14 times using artillery, the press center of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) headquarters wrote on its page on Saturday morning. “Two ATO soldiers were wounded in shelling by the enemy,” the report reads. The...

Militants launched 48 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

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Militants launched 48 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ATO area in Donbas over the past day.

Reuters: Schulz says Trump, Putin and Erdogan behave like autocratic rulers

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BERLIN — The European Union must become stronger in response to a weakening of democracy in the United States, Russia and Turkey, the leader of Germany’s centre-left Social Democrats said in remarks published on Saturday. Martin Schulz, who is also a former president of the European Parliam...

Soyuz-2.1 light-class carrier rocket with military satellite launched from Plesetsk cosmodrome

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MOSCOW – A Soyuz-2.1 carrier rocket carrying the Russian Defense Ministry’s satellite lifted off from Plesetsk cosmodrome on Friday, a ministry spokesperson said. “An Aerospace Forces Space Troops combat crew successfully launched the Soyuz-2.1 light-class carrier rocket with a ...

RFE/RL: Qatar shuns ‘unreasonable’ Saudi-led demands to cut ties with Iran, shut Al-Jazeera

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Qatar on June 24 labelled as “unreasonable” demands made by four Arab states to shutter the Al-Jazeera network, cut most ties with Iran, and close Turkey’s air base as the price of ending a regional boycott of the small Persian Gulf state. The demands were included in a 13-point...

Ukraine reports 48 enemy attacks, 2 WIA's in last day

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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 48 times in the past 24 hours, using banned artillery systems, with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

PrivatBank’s credit risk escalates 2.5 months prior to nationalization (update)

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PrivatBank’s credit risk from September 30 to December 19, 2016, when the bank’s nationalization was under way, grew by Hr  29.65 billion from Hr  192.63 billion to Hr  222.28 billion, according to a preliminary analysis by Ernst & Young (EY) on the bank’s demand for capital...

ABC News: Trump questions Obama’s response to ‘election meddling by Russia’

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Hours after a Washington Post article detailing the Obama administration’s response to Russian cyberattacks was published, President Donald Trump reacted to the issue on Twitter. Read more here The post ABC News: Trump questions Obama’s response to ‘election meddling by Russia’ ...

Xinhua: China, Ukraine agree to promote education cooperation

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Visiting Chinese Minister of Education Chen Baosheng held talks with his Ukrainian counterpart Liliya Grynevych here on Friday and they agreed to promote bilateral cooperation in the education sector. The negotiation took place during the 2nd meeting of the subcommittee on education cooperation o...

Deutsche Welle: Putin critic Alexei Navalny barred from Russia’s presidential election

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been declared ineligible to take part in next year’s presidential election. He’s serving a suspended sentence in a case he says was organized to stop his political career. Russia’s central electoral commission said on Friday that prom...

UNIAN: Donbas militants attack Ukraine 18 times on June 23

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Russia’s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 18 times on June 23, using banned artillery systems, the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters reports. Read more here The post UNIAN: Donbas militants attack Ukraine 18 times on June 23 a...

UNIAN: Putin to visit Crimea on June 24

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On June 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit the Artek International Children’s Center in Crimea, according to the Kremlin’s press service. Read more here  The post UNIAN: Putin to visit Crimea on June 24 appeared first on KyivPost.

Works started on restoration of gas supplies to Kyiv's CHPP-6

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Works have been started on the restoration of gas supplies to the capital's combined heat and power plant No. 6 (CHPP-6), Adviser to the Minister in the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine wrote on Facebook.

Putin to visit Crimea on June 24

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On June 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit the Artek International Children's Center in Crimea, according to the Kremlin's press service.

Kyiv prosecutor’s office: Huzhva notified of suspicion of extortion (update)

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Editor-in-chief of the Strana.ua news portal Ihor Huzhva has been notified of suspicion of extortion, the press secretary of the Kyiv prosecutor’s office Nadia Maksymets reported. “Editor-in-chief of the Strana.ua Internet publication has been handed a suspicion [of committing a crime...

NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 26.03 to dollar

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The National Bank of Ukraine on Friday, June 23, lowered the official hryvnia exchange rate by one kopiyka, bringing the national currency to UAH 26.03 to the dollar.

Turchynov: Rada should pass legislation on vetting Donbas, Crimea residents applying for biometri...

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The Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada should pass legislation before the end of the current spring and summer session to introduce a special vetting procedure for all applicants coming from Crimea and Donbas who wish to receive a Ukrainian biometric foreign travel passport, National Security and Defense C...

Retail trade in Ukraine grows by 7.1% in five months

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Retail trade in Ukraine rose by 7.1% in January-May 2017 year-over-year (y-o-y) in comparable prices, to UAH 298.043 billion, or US$11.4 billion, according to the Ukrainian State Statistics Service's website.