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Kyiv sees traffic jams amid protests over suspension of Arkada Bank's construction projects.

People who have invested money in the construction of apartments are rallying while bank representatives are holding a meeting in Kyiv City State Administration's building.

U.S. unemployment rate falls to 13.3% in May

Economists polled by Reuters had forecast the jobless rate jumping to 19.8% in May from 14.7% in April.

Ukraine's intl reserves 1.3% down in May, to $25.372 bln

Ukraine's international reserves in May 2020 decreased, according to preliminary data, by 1.3%, to $25.372 billion, according to the website of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).

Ukraine's Justice Minister: Notaries should undergo mandatory identity verification.

Notaries and state registrars will get a mobile ID key within the next two months and any registration act will require double identification.

Madeleine McCann suspect investigated over missing German girl.

Investigation opens into whether child sex offender is linked to 2015 disappearance of five-year-old

Moscow Court Trims Jailed Journalist Sentence To 10 Days.

The Moscow City Court has cut jail term of prominent journalist Ilya Azar to 10 days from 15 days amid a public outcry in Moscow and St. Petersburg over his incarceration. 

Russian instructors arrive in Donbas to train militants.

Groups of Russian instructors for snipers, intelligence officers and special operations units have arrived in the temporarily occupied territory of Donetsk and Luhansk regions to improve the skills of Russian-backed militants, Ukrainian Defense Mi...

Ukraine's best basketball player to continue career as member of Russian club – media.

During the latest season, Iagupova played for Turkish Fenerbahçe Basketball.

Macron Demands Release Of French-Iranian Academic Held By Tehran.

French President Emmanuel Macron has demanded that Franco-Iranian academic Fariba Adelkhah, whom Tehran has sentenced to six years in prison, be released immediately.

Twitter pulls Trump campaign tribute to George Floyd over copyright issue.

The three minute and 45 second clip is a montage of photos and videos of peaceful marches and police officers hugging protesters interspersed with some scenes of burning buildings and vandalism, set to gentle piano music and Trump speaking.

Poland understands that talks in Normandy format, TCG in Minsk have no compromise - Ambassador Cichocki.

The sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine are fundamental for Poland, and it realizes that negotiations in the Normandy format, negotiations of the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk are a line where there is no compromise, said Polish A...

Ukraine's NSDC secretary predicts Russia's break-up.

He says Russia is an artificial entity, which was once formed "at gunpoint."

‘No significant progress’ on Brexit deal, says Barnier, as round of talks ends.

‘We cannot go on like this forever,’ says EU negotiator as UK reports ‘positive tone’

‘No signficicant progress’ on Brexit deal, says Barnier, as round of talks ends.

‘We cannot go on like this forever,’ says EU negotiator as UK reports ‘positive tone’

Ukraine's GDP drops by 5% since early 2020 – economy ministry.

This indicator is fully in line with the forecast.

Czech Republic Expels Two Staff Members From Russian Embassy.

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis says his government has declared two staff members at the Russian Embassy in Prague persona non grata. 

82 new Covid-19 cases registered in Kyiv

During the past 24 hours, 82 people infected with coronavirus in Kyiv. 14 of them are medics. Totally, there are 3,292 Covid-19 cases in the capital.

Ukraine's Wall project on border with Russia implemented by a mere 40%.

The Wall project has been under construction since 2015 as a defense complex to counter Russian aggression.

In Space No One Can Hear You Campaign: Trump Team Pulls Ad.

President Donald Trump's re-election campaign has pulled a video featuring the SpaceX launch and astronauts which appeared to violate NASA's media regulations, reports said.

George Floyd protests shift to quieter but forceful call to address racial injustice.

Despite the shift in tone, protesters have shown no sign that they are going away and, if anything, are emboldened to stay on the streets to push for police reforms.

Ukraine reports 14 new COVID-19 cases in its armed forces as of June 5.

A total of 567 servicemen have been quarantined, including in self-isolation.

UN-backed Libyan forces oust strongman general from Tripoli.

14-month siege of capital ends as forces of Russian-backed Khalifa Haftar retreat

Protesters burn down old police vehicle in front of Ukrainian Parliament.

Several Ukrainian cities, including Kyiv, Kharkiv and Lviv are hosting protest rallies, as people demand the resignation of Interior Minister Arsen Avakov.

Gunmen Kill 21 In Fresh Northwest Nigeria Attacks: Police.

Armed gangs have killed 21 people in the latest bloody assaults on villages in restive northwest Nigeria, police said.

Ukraine loses 6,000 ha of forests in four regions over illegal amber extraction.

Environmentalists say the amber extraction areas have turned into an environmental disaster zone.

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