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Russia's 'Sausage King' Murdered With Crossbow In Sauna.

Police in the Moscow region have detained a man suspected of murdering a Russian oligarch nicknamed the "Sausage King" with a crossbow while the meat tycoon was in the sauna at his house near the Russian capital. Investigative Committee spokeswoma...

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Ukraine's economy to fully recover from coronacrisis in 2022 – NBU.

REUTERS The National Bank of Ukraine(NBU)says the country's economy will be growing in 2021 and it will fully make up for the losses caused by the coronavirus crisis in 2022. That is according to the regulator's latest quarterly inflation report...

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Johnny Depp loses libel claim, U.K. judge says ‘wife beater’ story did not defame him

Johnny Depp attends a premiere during the 16th Zurich Film Festivalon October 2, 2020 in Zurich, Switzerland. Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for ZFF A British court ruled Monday against Johnny Depp in his libel case against the owner of the Sun tabloi...

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National budget receipts target met by 109.8% in Oct – Treasury

National budget receipts in October 2020 amounted to UAH 77.2 billion, which is 9.8% higher than the planned figure and 8.5% higher than last year's level, according to data from the State Treasury Service of Ukraine. According to information rele...

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Ways to settle situation in Donbas, which do not put Russia in uncomfortable position, can yield results - Kravchuk.

Hhead of the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group, first president of Ukraine, Leonid Kravchuk, believes that if ways are found to end the war in Donbas and return Ukraine its territories that will not put the Russian Federation at...

Several protesters detained as Poland demonstrations over abortion rights continue.

The protests, organized by the group Women's Strike, have been occurring regularly ever since the country's constitutional court issued an Oct. 22 ruling that further tightens an abortion law that was already one of the most restrictive in Poland.

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Biden names senior officials as presidential transition preparations speed up.

Diverse team of officials marks return to Obama administration style of politics

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John Kerry gets climate brief as Joe Biden names new team.

Diverse team of officials marks return to Obama administration style of politics

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Crowds of retirees march in Belarus demanding Lukashenko’s resignation.

Protesters held portraits of opposition supporter Raman Bandarenka, who died earlier this month after reportedly being beaten by security forces.

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Dzheppar discusses Crimean Platform with ambassador of Cyprus.

First Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Emine Dzheppar discussed with Ambassador of Cyprus to Ukraine Louis Telemachou topical issues of bilateral cooperation and the Crimean Platform.

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«No money to cover it» : Ex-cabinet official comments on cost of possible lockdown.

The government is considering, among other measures, the possibility of introducing a strict quarantine across Ukraine.

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Paris Climate Accord «Designed To Kill American Economy» : Trump At G20.

US President Trump on Sunday defended his decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord, calling it "unfair and one-sided" even as President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to rejoin the landmark...

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Week's balance: Cabinet appoints new customs chief, vows support to businesses amid quarantine, while economy slows further down.

The Cabinet of Ministers appointed a new head of the State Customs Service and promised businesses support in the face of tougher quarantine restrictions, while the State Statistics Service announced a slowdown in the GDP fall – these are the main...

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For vision of Euromaidan to be realized Ukraine must continue fighting against corruption – U.

The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine has expressed support for Ukraine in striving to create a successful economy and rule of law.

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Embassy: US stands with Ukraine and promises of Euromaidan.

The United States supports the Ukrainian people and their hopes for prosperous economy, a government that respects the rights of Ukrainians and treats all citizens equally in accordance with the law.

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HRW Warns Of 'Very Dangerous' Bill Targeting Russian Civil Society.

Human Rights Watch has joined other nongovernmental organizations in slamming a bill circulating in the lower house of Russia's parliament, calling it "a potentially very dangerous addition to a growing body of oppressive 'foreign agents' laws."

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First COVID-19 vaccines expected in Ukraine no earlier than May 2021 – media.

The first tranche will include 1.2 million doses.

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Crimea, city of Sevastopol report 282 new coronavirus cases.

Over the past day, 282 new coronavirus cases and seven deaths from COVID-19 were registered in the occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol.

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Head of Ukraine's patrol police tests stun gun on himself.

The Taser X2 stun gun automatically records the time, place and duration of every deployment and stores this information, the head of Ukraine's patrol police, Yevhenii Zhukov, has said.

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COVID-19 rate in Ukraine currently being restrained.

Weekend quarantine and additional safety measures produce results as statistics show that the projected increase of COVID-19 cases is currently being restrained.

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Britain moving to tiered system of restrictions after 4-week lockdown.

Shops, gyms, personal care businesses and leisure facilities will be allowed to reopen, and collective worship, weddings and outdoor sports can resume.

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Coronavirus ‘Travel Pass’ concept picks up steam with airline industry.

The IATA believes the pass scheme would not only support the safe reopening of borders but also get people travelling safely again.

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Passenger traffic in Ukraine decreased by 2.2 times

The number of passengers served by Ukrainian transport companies in January-October 2020 decreased by 53.7%(2.2 times)compared with the relevant period in 2019, to 41.8 billion passenger-kilometers, according to the data provided by the State St...

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The actions of the Swiss have signs of discrimination - legal assessment of the decision to cancel the match «Ukraine - Switzerland» – media.

On November 17, an unprecedented event in the history of world and Ukrainian football took place - the cancellation of the last match of the elite group A4 of the League of Nations "Ukraine - Switzerland". The likely reasons and consequences of th...

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The sanitary doctor, who canceled a match with Ukraine in Switzerland, exposed in selective «principledness» - USS.

The Ukrainian Society of Switzerland drew attention to the selective "principledness" of the sanitary doctor of the city of Lucerne, who forbade Ukrainian football players to play a League of Nations match.

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Filatov wins mayoral elections in Dnipro, gaining 78.

Incumbent mayor of Dnipro Borys Filatov wins the second round of the mayoral elections held on Sunday, gaining 78.75% of the vote, according to the exit poll results of the Socis center, announced on the air of the Ukraine 24 TV channel on Sunday ...

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Interfax-Ukraine to host roundtable talk 'Political and Parliamentary Crisis in Ukraine'.

On Friday, November 20, at 14.30, the press center of the Interfax-Ukraine news agency will host a roundtable talk entitled "Political and Parliamentary Crisis in Ukraine." Participants include expert at the Hardarika Strategic Consulting Corporat...

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Angela Merkel put on trial in German climate change drama set in 2034.

TV film features an 80-year-old former chancellor accused of environment failures

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Latvia Blacklists Belarus Hockey Chief, Ramps Up Pressure On World Championship Co-Host.

Latvia has blacklisted the head of Belarus's ice-hockey federation as the Baltic country seeks to prevent its neighbor from co-hosting the 2021 World Championships.

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British entertainer and singer Des O’Connor(88)dies after fall.

TV star presented his own variety shows for 45 years, and also hosted Countdown

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Coronavirus ‘Travel Pass’ concept picks up steam with airline industry.

The IATA believes the pass scheme would not only support the safe reopening of borders but also get people travelling safely again.

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Weekend quarantine: Zelenskyi satisfied with results of restrictions.

The weekend quarantine provided a positive dynamic during the last two weeks according to President Volodymyr Zelensky. According to him, due to the introduced restrictions, the predicted growth of Covid-19 patients is restrained as the President’...

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Watchdog Says Despite Improvement, Air Pollution Still A Leading Health Hazard In Europe.

The European Union's environment watchdog says air quality has improved significantly across Europe over the past decade but pollution remains a leading cause of premature deaths in the continent.

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Americans could get 1st coronavirus vaccine shot by mid-December: U.

Dr. Moncef Slaoui, chief scientific adviser for "Operation Warp Speed," sketched out a timeline for getting the initial doses.

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Eight schools, four kindergartens closed in Kyiv due to COVID-19 - Klitschko.

Eight schools and four kindergartens in Kyiv currently remain closed due to COVID-19, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko.

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Vice PM Urusky: Military equipment needs renewal

The existing weapons and military equipment in the Joint Forces Operation area need to be renewed through modernization and replenishment with new models that will meet modern challenges and threats, warfare methods and techniques.

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Second round of mayoral elections in some cities on Nov 22 held in accordance with standards, but technologies of voters' bribery used in five cities - CVU.

KYIV. Nov 23(Interfax-Ukraine)– The second round of mayoral elections on November 22 was held in accordance with democratic standards in a number of cities, but technologies aimed at bribing voters were used in five cities, said head of the Comm...

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«Technical defeat» shoud be off table: Shevchenko on Switzerland game.

The head manager of National Team Ukraine is counting on a rematch.

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In Latest China Jab, US Drafts List Of 89 Firms With Military Ties.

The Trump administration is close to declaring that 89 Chinese aerospace and other companies have military ties, restricting them from buying a range of US goods and technology, according to a draft...

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G20 leaders set to pledge to pursue tech giants for fair share of tax.

Leaders due to promise to pay for equitable global distribution of Covid vaccines

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Military equipment used in Ukraine against Russian aggression requires retrofitting, new supplies.

He also informed about his working trip to Donbas to assess the real situation.

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MPs appeal to Constitutional Court against Cabinet's decree on 'weekend quarantine'.

The Constitutional Court of Ukraine received a submission from 48 MPs, which appealed against certain provisions of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, which introduced the so-called "weekend quarantine," providing for a number of restrictions on...

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Ukrainian banks receive almost UAH 40B of net profit since year-start – NBU.

As of November 1, 2020, the net profit of Ukrainian banks amounted to UAH 39.828 billion, which is 23.4% less than in the same period last year, according to data provided by the National Bank of Ukraine(NBU).

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First COVID-19 vaccines expected in Ukraine no earlier than May 2021 – media.

The first tranche will include 1.2 million doses.

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Head of Ukraine's patrol police tests stun gun on himself.

The Taser X2 stun gun automatically records the time, place and duration of every deployment and stores this information, the head of Ukraine's patrol police, Yevhenii Zhukov, has said.

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Military equipment used in Ukraine against Russian aggression requires retrofitting, new supplies.

He also informed about his working trip to Donbas to assess the real situation.

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Hungary To Test Russian Coronavirus Vaccine

Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto says Hungary is pressing ahead with testing on a Russian coronavirus vaccine after being the first European country to receive samples of the Sputnik-V last week.

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Moscow Courts Fine Two Members Of Pussy Riot Protest Group Over Pro-LGBT Action.

Two members of the well-known Russian Pussy Riot protest group have been fined over their roles in an action to support LGBT rights last month.

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HRW Warns Of 'Very Dangerous' Bill Targeting Russian Civil Society.

Human Rights Watch has joined other nongovernmental organizations in slamming a bill circulating in the lower house of Russia's parliament, calling it "a potentially very dangerous addition to a growing body of oppressive 'foreign agents' laws."

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Plaintiffs Withdraw Financial Compensation Suit Against Jailed Russian Actor Yefremov.

Three plaintiffs have withdrawn their case for financial compensation after actor Mikhail Yefremov, who caused a deadly car accident in Moscow, privately met their demands.

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CAF commander to issue formal apology as part of sexual misconduct settlement.

Lawyer Jonathan Ptak says the apology is important for victims of military sexual abuse to heal and have their experiences acknowledged.

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Trump supporter charged after breathing forcefully on protesters.

Video shows the Donald Trump supporter heaving a breath onto a protester, then smirking and walking away.

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Britain moving to tiered system of restrictions after 4-week lockdown.

Shops, gyms, personal care businesses and leisure facilities will be allowed to reopen, and collective worship, weddings and outdoor sports can resume.

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Biden Picks Secretary Of State, People For Top Cabinet, White House Posts.

US President-elect Joe Biden announced key figures for his cabinet on Monday, picking longtime foreign policy advisor Antony Blinken to be his secretary of state and former US chief diplomat John...

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Coronavirus ‘Travel Pass’ concept picks up steam with airline industry.

The IATA believes the pass scheme would not only support the safe reopening of borders but also get people travelling safely again.

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India, European Union Hold Talks On Nuclear Disarmament.

India and the European Union on Monday held talks covering developments in the area of nuclear, chemical and biological disarmament as well as issues relating to outer space and export control...

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Hungary To Test Russian Coronavirus Vaccine

Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto says Hungary is pressing ahead with testing on a Russian coronavirus vaccine after being the first European country to receive samples of the Sputnik-V last week.

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Watchdog Says Despite Improvement, Air Pollution Still A Leading Health Hazard In Europe.

The European Union's environment watchdog says air quality has improved significantly across Europe over the past decade but pollution remains a leading cause of premature deaths in the continent.

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European Powers Meeting To Discuss Iran Nuclear Deal After Tehran's Latest Breach.

The German government says the foreign ministers of Britain, France, and Germany are meeting in Berlin on November 23 for talks focusing on the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, days after the UN's atomic watchdog said Tehran had again breached the agr...

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U.S. destroyer USS Donald Cook heading to Black Sea

The U.S. Navy missile destroyer USS Donald Cook is heading to the Black Sea, U.S. Navy Command in Europe and Africa said.

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