24 hours in Donbas: 14 ceasefire violations, one Ukrainian serviceman suffers

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The representatives of illegal armed formations used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms

How corruption actually works in Ukraine

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Investigative journalist Oleksa Shalayskiy explained how corruption has functioned in government since the watershed moment of the Maidan

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK: AUG. 13 – 17

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Read about Donbas conflict in Ukraine, political prisoners, Yanukovych case, preparations for the Independence Day and other important news of the week

Detained Ukrainian reporter Aseev confesses to his spying on camera

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The militants are accused of making the prisoner confess

World Bank says preparing $650 million loan guarantee for Ukraine

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An IMF mission is planning to visit Ukraine from September 6-19

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24 hours in Donbas: 14 ceasefire violations, one Ukrainian serviceman suffers
The representatives of illegal armed formations used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms
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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK: AUG. 13 – 17
Read about Donbas conflict in Ukraine, political prisoners, Yanukovych case, preparations for the Independence Day and other important news of the week
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Imprisoned Ukrainian journalist ‘confesses’ to espionage in Russian television interview
A Russian television channel has aired an interview with kidnapped journalist Stanislav Aseev, in which he confesses to working for Ukrainian intelligence in the Russian-occupied Donbas. Broadcast on the Rossiya 24 television channel on Aug. 17, the int...
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42,26 million people live in Ukraine, - State Statistics Service
The number of those who died significantly surpasses the number of the born people
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Ukraine holds tests of new cruising missile, - photo
The missile hit a sea target at a distance of 100 km
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Sweden’s H&M to open first store in Kyiv Aug. 18, second store to open in October
The Iconic Swedish fast-fashion clothing brand H&M is to officially open its first store in Ukraine on Aug. 18, and plans to open its second store in October, the company’s representatives said at a press conference in Kyiv on Aug. 17. “Its always hard ...
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UkrInform: Ryanair launches ticket sales for flights from Ukraine
Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelian has said that Irish low-cost Ryanair airline launches ticket sales on all flights from Ukraine with fares starting from 13 euros in one direction. The minister wrote this on his Facebook page on August 17. Read ...
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Imprisoned Ukrainian journalist ‘confesses’ to espionage in Russian television interview
A Russian television channel has aired an interview with kidnapped journalist Stanislav Aseev, in which he confesses to working for Ukrainian intelligence in the Russian-occupied Donbas. Broadcast on the Rossiya 24 television channel on Aug. 17, the int...
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Reuters: Merkel lowers expectations before talks with Putin
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on August 17 she did not expect her August 18 meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to produce any particular results. Read more here. The post Reuters: Merkel lowers expectations before talks with Putin appe...
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Anger as Austria's foreign minister invites Putin to her wedding
Critics say Russian leader’s attendance undermines EU’s tough stance over UkraineVladimir Putin is to attend the wedding of the Austrian foreign minster, Karin Kneissl, triggering outrage among critics who say her invitation undermines the EU’s stance a...
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US diplomats agree with UN experts on threat to Sentsov’s life, call for his release
The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine has supported UN special rapporteurs on human rights in their appeal to immediately release Ukrainian political prisoner Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted in Russia. “We agree with UN experts, who said: ‘SentsovR...
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UkrInform: Conference on de-occupation of Crimea to be held in France in October
In the second half of October, a conference on de-occupation of Crimea will be held in France. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to France Oleh Shamshur said this in an interview with Ukrinform. Read more here.  The post UkrInform:...
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UNIAN: Sentsov’s cousin tells how Putin may pardon her brother
Moscow-based journalist Nataliya Kaplan, a cousin of Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, who has been on hunger strike in a Russian penal colony, says Russian President Vladimir Putin may agree to pardon her brother if he grows weary of worldwide effo...
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Reuters: Jury to weigh Manafort fate for second day after ‘reasonable doubt’ surprise
The jury in the bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will deliberate for a second day on August 17 after asking questions that prompted speculation that a verdict may not be imminent. Read more here. The post Reuters:...
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Reuters: Merkel lowers expectations before talks with Putin
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on August 17 she did not expect her August 18 meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to produce any particular results. Read more here. The post Reuters: Merkel lowers expectations before talks with Putin appe...
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Anger as Austria's foreign minister invites Putin to her wedding
Critics say Russian leader’s attendance undermines EU’s tough stance over UkraineVladimir Putin is to attend the wedding of the Austrian foreign minster, Karin Kneissl, triggering outrage among critics who say her invitation undermines the EU’s stance a...
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Associated Press: Merkel, Putin share a headache – Donald Trump
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin will have plenty to talk about when they meet Saturday — thanks in no small part to U.S. President Donald Trump, whose sanctions and criticisms over trade, energy and NATO have create...
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Associated Press: Poland calls for permanent US military base
Poland’s president voiced hope for a permanent U.S. military presence in his country, speaking as the nation put on a large military parade on its Armed Forces Day holiday August 15 replete with tanks and people marching in historic uniforms. Poland is ...
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Voice of America: Manafort jury asks about reasonable doubt’ during first day of deliberations
A jury ended its first day of deliberations August 16 on whether U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is guilty of tax and bank fraud to finance his lavish lifestyle. The six-man, the six-woman jury met for about seven ho...
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New York Times: Revoking clearance, Trump aims presidential power at Russia inquiry
For more than a year, law enforcement officials have repeatedly rebuffed President Trump’s efforts to use the power of his office to derail the Russia investigation. Stymied, Mr. Trump is lashing out in other ways against an investigation that he clearl...
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Rebuilding Ukraine: an assessment of EU assistance
The challenge of transforming Ukrainian institutions requires a smarter, more flexible and more differentiated approach to using EU assistance for individual projects
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Agricultural products trade between Ukraine and EU reaches almost $4 bln in half a year
In the first half of 2018, Ukraine mostly exported grain and oil-yielding crops to the European Union countries, and imported alcoholic beverages, seeds of grain and oil-yielding crops for sowing.
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UkrInform: EU praises Ukraine’s adoption of law establishing High Anti-Corruption Court
Ukraine’s adoption of the legislation on establishing a High Anti-Corruption Court is a positive development in accordance with its international obligations and to the benefit of Ukrainian citizens. “Ukraine’s adoption of the legislat...
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UNIAN: EU expects Russia to provide Sentsov with appropriate treatment
The European Union expects that Russia will provide illegally convicted Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who has been on hunger strike in a Russian penal colony since May 14, with appropriate treatment. Read more here. The post UNIAN: EU expects Russia...
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Poroshenko to EU leaders: Nord Stream 2 is ‘Trojan horse’ of the Kremlin
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko calls on European partners to defend their own energy security and not to play into the Kremlin’s hands in the issue of building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. “Nord Stream 2 is a ‘Trojan horseR...
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Poroshenko spends week in EU in private trip
The President's Administration did not comment on the aim of the trip
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Reuters: EU aims to block US sanctions on Iran
BRUSSELS – The European Union vowed on Aug.6 to counter US President Donald Trump’s renewal of sanctions on Iran, in a test of the EU’s ability to preserve a deal that saw Iran limit its nuclear ambitions in exchange for removing strict curbs on i...
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How corruption actually works in Ukraine
Investigative journalist Oleksa Shalayskiy explained how corruption has functioned in government since the watershed moment of the Maidan
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Detained Ukrainian reporter Aseev confesses to his spying on camera
The militants are accused of making the prisoner confess
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World Bank says preparing $650 million loan guarantee for Ukraine
An IMF mission is planning to visit Ukraine from September 6-19
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Italy moves to crack down on its fighters in Ukraine's Donbas
The three Italians who have so far evaded arrest are reported to be Andrea Palmeri, Gabriele Carugati, and Massimiliano Cavalleri
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Rebuilding Ukraine: an assessment of EU assistance
The challenge of transforming Ukrainian institutions requires a smarter, more flexible and more differentiated approach to using EU assistance for individual projects
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Merkel claims she does not expect great results from talks with Putin
According to the German Chancellor, they will discuss a wide range of the issues
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America is Addicted to Sanctions
Ukraine is a good case study in the ineffectiveness of sanctions